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2012 Current Affairs

Indo-US Global Health Summit 2013 held at Kochi, Kerala

Published on: 04-JAN-2013
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Indo-US Global Health Summit 2013, organized by AAPI in collaboration with the Government of India was held in Kochi, India from 1 to 3 January, 2013.

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram Unveiled Cash Transfer Rollout Plan

Published on: 31-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 92 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012.The government is going to roll out its ambitious scheme of transferring cash to beneficiaries of select schemes in 20 districts on 1 January 2013, but food, fertiliser and fuel subsidies will not be covered in the initial phase...

Former Australian Cricketer Glenn McGrath to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Published on: 31-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

International/World Current Affairs 2012.Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath is going to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the third Test between Australia and Sri Lanka starting from 4 January2013 in Sydney...

Patrick Suckling appointed as Australia's Next High Commissioner to India

Published on: 31-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Career diplomat Patrick Suckling on 30 December 2012 had been appointed as Australia’s next High Commissioner to India...

FII Investment in the Indian stock market surpassed more than 24000 crore Rupees in December 2012

Published on: 31-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012.Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) in the month of  December had pumped in more than 24000 crore rupees in the Indian stock market which is said to be the highest in 10 months timeline taking total FII inflow for the year 2012 to over 24 billion dollars...

President of Russia Vladmir Putin Visited India to attend 13th India-Russia Annual Summit

Published on: 31-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

India Current Affairs December 2012. Russian President V. Putin visited India on 24 Dec. 2012 to attend 13th India-Russia Annual Summit on invitation from the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Novak Djokovic won World Tennis Championships in Abu Dhabi

Published on: 30-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012.Novak Djokovic on 29 December 2012 won World Tennis Championship final against Spanish tennis player Nicolas Almagro...

Indian I-League football Club Mohun Bagan banned for Two Years

Published on: 30-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. I-League football club Mohun Bagan on 29 December 2012 slapped with a two-year suspension by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for abandoning their violence-marred I-League match against East Bengal on 9 December 2012...

London Olympics Heroes Honoured in Queen's 2013 New Year Honours

Published on: 30-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

International/World Current Affairs 2012.London's Olympic champions on 29 December 2012 had been generously rewarded for their exploits in a special New Year Honours list, with Bradley Wiggins and Ben Ainslie receiving knighthoods...

Australian Cricketer Michael Hussey Announced Retirement from Test Cricket

Published on: 30-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. Australian veteran cricketer Michael Hussey on 29 December 2012 announced that he would retire from Test cricket after playing the final match of the series against Sri Lanka at Sydney starting on 3 January 2013...

Ramanujan’s Cryptic Death Bed Theory proved by American Scientist

Published on: 30-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 106 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Indian maths genius Srinivasa Ramanujan’s cryptic deathbed theory which he claimed was conceived in his dreams was finally proved by American scientist in the month of November 2012...

Tony Greig, Former Captain of England Cricket Team and Commentator Died

Published on: 29-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs December 2012. Tony Greig, 66, the former captain of England cricket team and renowned commentator died in Sydney on 29 December 2012 following lung cancer.

Broadcasting Content Complaint Council told Channels to Abstain From Vulgar Comedy

Published on: 29-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

India Current Affairs December 2012. The Broadcasting Content Complaint Council (BCCC) on 28 December 2012 asked all the entertainment channels not to televise abusive, crass, vulgar as well as double-meaning language that has sexual overtones in comedy’s name

Australian Researchers Found Protein behind Aggressive Breast Cancer

Published on: 29-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Science & Technology Current Affairs December 2012. Australian researchers of Sydney’s Garvan Institute claimed that they discovered primary factor which made breast cancer aggressive as well as resistant to the treatments

Mahaveer Singh and Tejaswini Sawant Bagged Gold in National Shooting Championship

Published on: 29-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed


Sports Current Affairs December 2012. Mahaveer Singh of Rajasthan and Tejaswini Sawant of Maharashtra won gold medals on 28 December 2012 in National Shooting Championship

Beijing was 14th Safest City In China, Lhasa was the 1st : China Academy Of Social Sciences

Published on: 29-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed


International/World Current Affairs December 2012. A survey conducted by China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) which is a government owned body, revealed that the capital of China, Beijing is less safer than other cities of the country

Delhi Gangrape Victim Passed Away at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore

Published on: 29-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

India Current Affairs December 2012. The 23-year old Delhi gangrape victim passed away on 29 December 2012 at Mount Elizabeth hospital in Singapore at 2:15am (IST)

Security and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) appointed S Raman as Whole Time Member

Published on: 28-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Indian Market Regulator SEBI on 28 December 2012 appointed S. Raman as Whole-time Member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)...

4th World Telgu Conference Inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee in Tirupati

Published on: 28-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. President Pranab Mukherjee on 27 December 2012 declared open the 4th World Telugu Conference in the presence of thousands of Telugu-speaking people from across the world in the temple town of Tirupati of Andhra Pradesh...

The United States evacuated its Embassy in the Central African Republic

Published on: 28-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

International Current Affairs December 2012. The United States of America evacuated its embassy in the Central African Republic, reflecting growing fears that the capital, Bangui, may fall to rebel forces

MS Sahoo appointed as Secretary of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)

Published on: 28-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. MS Sahoo, the former member of SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) on 27 December 2012 had been appointed secretary of the Institute of Company Secretaries. The appointment of MS Sahoo is going to be effective from 1 January2013.

Oriya Novelist and Academician Pratibha Ray selected for 2011 Jnanpith Award

Published on: 28-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Renowned Oriya novelist, Pratibha Ray on 27 December 2012 selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2011 for her contribution to the field of Indian literature...

Maharashtra Government to set up 25 Fast track Courts to Deal with Crime against Women

Published on: 28-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Maharashtra government on 27 December 2012 announced setting up 25 fast track courts for time-bound disposal of serious crimes against women...

Norman Schwarzkopf, the U.S. General who led Operation Desert Storm Died

Published on: 28-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

International/World Current Affairs December 2012. Norman Schwarzkopf – the retired US General and a person who led the U.S. Forces for a Victory in the first Gulf War in Operation Desert Storm in 1991 died at Florida on 27 December 2012

Kamal Nath appointed as the new ex-officio Member of Planning Commission

Published on: 27-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Prime Minister’s Office on 26 December 2012 re-constituted the Planning Commission and appointed the Parliamentary Affairs and Urban Development Minister - Kamal Nath as its new ex-officio member, replacing Jairam Ramesh

Maharashtra Government decided to Implement National Commission on Food Processing

Published on: 27-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. India Current Affairs 2012. The Maharashtra Government in the month of December decided to implement the National Mission on Food Processing which is directed to enhance the standard of small food processing units in the State...

Bihar became the Fastest Growing Indian State between 2006 and 2010

Published on: 27-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

As per the data released by the Planning Commission of India, Bihar became the fastest growing state in India at 10.9 per cent between 2006 and 2010

Union Government Announced More Incentives to Exporters Hit By Global Meltdown

Published on: 27-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs December 2012. The union government on 26 December 2012 announced more incentives for the exporters who were hit hard because of global meltdown

Union Government Withdrew Z-Plus Security Cover for Ex-Army Chief, Gen V K Singh

Published on: 27-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

India Current Affairs December 2012. The union government of India withdrew Z-plus security provided to ex-army chief General V K Singh

Shihab Ghanem became the First Arab to receive India’s Tagore Peace Prize

Published on: 27-DEC-2012
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2012. Emirati poet and translator Shihab Ghanem became the first Emirati and Arab to win the Tagore Peace Prize.

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