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April 2012 Current Affairs

Justice Dalveer Bhandari elected to the International Court of Justice

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

International Current Affairs 2012. Justice Dalveer Bhandari, the judge of the Indian Supreme Court, was elected to the position of Judge of the International Court of Justice

Rajya Sabha passed amendments to the Central Educational Institutions Act

Published on: 30-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The Rajya Sabha on 27 April 2012 passed amendments to the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act, 2006

Rafael Nadal defeated David Ferrer to clinch Barcelona Open Title

Published on: 30-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. World’s second ranked tennis player Rafael Nadal defeated sixth seeded David Ferrer to clinch Barcelona Open Title on 29 April 2012

Signing of a New Liberal Visa Regime with Pakistan approved by the Indian Cabinet

Published on: 30-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2012. Union Cabinet on 26 April 2012 in a meeting headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved the signing of a new liberal visa regime with Pakistan

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon visited India

Published on: 30-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon visited India from 26 April to 29 April 2012

Study found the Impact of Climate Change on Rainfall Cycle and Food Security

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

Environment and Ecology Current Affairs 2012. An Australian study published in the journal Science on 27 April 2012 revealed that climate change has accelerated the rainfall cycle

International Monetary Fund lowered India’s Growth Projection for 2012 to 6.9 Per Cent

Published on: 27-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2012. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 27 April 2012 lowered India’s growth projection to 6.9 per cent for 2012

Supreme Court of Pakistan convicted Prime Minister Yusuf Raja Gilani for Contempt of Court

Published on: 27-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of Pakistan convicted Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raja Gilani for contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari

Electronic Gadgets Giant Apple Officially launched New IPad in Indian Market

Published on: 27-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs 2012. The electronic equipments major Apple on 27 April 2012 officially launched new iPad in Indian market with prices starting at 30500 rupees

India Successfully launched Its First Radar Imaging Satellite

Published on: 27-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Scince and Technology Current Affairs 2012. India on 26 April 2012 launched India’s first indigenous all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1)

Airport Economic Regulatory Authority approved Hike for Delhi Airport Charges

Published on: 26-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The Airport Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) on 24 April 2012 permitted GMR promoted DIAL (Delhi International Airport Limited)

Maoists released Orissa MLA Jhina Hikaka from Captive

Published on: 26-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Maoists released Orissa MLA Jhina Hikaka on 26 April 2012, after keeping him in captivity for more than 30 days

Pakistan Successfully test-fired Upgraded Version of Shaheen-1 Missile

Published on: 26-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2012. Pakistan, on 25 April 2012, successfully test-fired an upgraded version of Shaheen-1 missile

Fifty Leaders from Different Political Parties sworn in as The Member of Rajya Sabha

Published on: 25-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. 50 leaders from different political parties took the oath as the Rajya Sabha member on 24 April 2012

Standard & Poor's cut India’s Credit Rating Outlook to Negative

Published on: 25-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2012. Standard & Poor's downgraded credit rating outlook for India to negative from stable on 25 April 2012

India accounted for 47 Per Cent of Measles Deaths in 2010

Published on: 25-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. As per a recent World Health Organisation (WHO) study, Published in the British medical journal, The Lancet, on 23 April 2012

S Narsing Rao took over as The Chairman of Coal India Limited

Published on: 25-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs 2012. S Narsing Rao, former chairman of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), assumed charge as the Chairman of CIL

Delhi Government increased the Minimum Wages of Workers

Published on: 25-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The Delhi Government on 24 April 2012 increased the minimum wages of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled workers in Delhi

Rajyasabha passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill 2010

Published on: 25-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The Rajaya Sabha, the upper house of Indian parliament, on 24 April 2012, passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill 2010

Sikkim won the Best State Award for Strengthening the Panchayati Raj Institutions

Published on: 25-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Sikkim, on 24 April 2012, won the best state award for strengthening its panchayati raj institutions

Supreme Court extended the Timeline for 2G Spectrum Auction Till 31 August 2012

Published on: 24-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 24 April 2012 turned down the union government’s plea to grant 400 days to complete fresh auction

Study found Arctic Ocean As A Significant Contributor of Methane in The Atmosphere

Published on: 24-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Environment and Ecology Current Affairs 2012. According to a study report published in the journal Nature Geoscience on 22 April 2012, the Arctic Ocean could be a significant contributor of methane

Diversity helped Mammals to Survive During Climate Change

Published on: 24-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Environment and Ecology Current Affairs 2012. A study published in the journal Public Library of Science One on 23 April 2012, described that the diversity is the mammal's best defense

China’s Chen Jin defeated Du Pengyu to clinch the Asian Badminton Championship Men’s Singles Title

Published on: 24-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. The third seeded China’s Chen Jin defeated fellow countryman and fifth seeded Du Pengyu in the men’s finals of Asian Badminton Championship

Supreme Court stayed Karnataka High Court’s Order quashing the Appointment of Shankar Bidari As DGP

Published on: 24-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court on 24 April 2012 stayed the Karnataka High Court’s ruling to quash the appointment of Shankar Bidari

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Cabinet resigned Following The Failure of Austerity Talks

Published on: 24-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2012. The Netherlands’ Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his Cabinet resigned on 23 April 2012 after failing to reach agreement

Abhishek Manu Singhvi resigned as Congress Spokesperson

Published on: 24-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the spokesperson of the ruling Congress Party, tendered his resignation on 23 April 2012

Vodafone acquired Cable & Wireless Worldwide in a 1 Billion Pound Deal

Published on: 23-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs 2102. Vodafone on 23 April 2012 acquired communications provider Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) in a deal just over 1billion pound

Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic to clinch His Eighth Consecutive Monte Carlo Masters

Published on: 23-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. Ace tennis player Rafael Nadal on 22 April 2012 clinched his eighth consecutive Monte Carlo Masters

European Union suspended Its Sanctions Against Myanmar

Published on: 23-APR-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

International Current Affairs 2012. The European Union suspended its sanctions against Myanmar on 23 April 2012 for a year

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