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January 2011 Current Affairs

Railway Budget 2011-12: Provisions for J&K & North-east

Mar 4, 2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Railway Budget 2011 provided for Bridge Factory in J&K and proposed to set up diesel locomotive centre in Manipur.

B K Chaturvedi Committee to look into Antrix-Devas Deal on S-band Spectrum

Feb 11, 2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Two member committee appointed to review deal that Antrix had struck with Devas for lease of scarce S-band spectrum.

U. K. Sinha Appointed SEBI Chairman

Feb 7, 2011
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

U. K. Sinha was appointed the eighth Chairman Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 3 February 2011 .

The Supreme Court: Mere Membership of a Banned Organisation Won’t Make Anybody Criminal

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Supreme Court of India has ruled that mere membership of a banned organisation won’t make anybody criminal unless he creates public disorder

Jhalanath Khanal Became the New Prime Minister of Nepal

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Jhalanath Khanal, on 3 February 2011, became the new and the 34th Prime Minister of Nepal

Union Government’s Plea for More Time to Notify the Law on Gutka Packaging Rejected

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Supreme Court of India rejected the Union Government’s request for more time in implementing the law to regulate the use of plastic pouches for gutka

Tahrir Square Became the Epicentre of Mass Protests in Egypt

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Tahrir Square, the epicentre of mass protests in Egypt against its President Hosni Mubarak

Sushma Nath- First Indian Woman to be Appointed as Finance Secretary

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

ACC on 3 February 2011 approved the appointment of Expenditure secretary Sushma Nath as Finance Secretary.

V K Shunglu Committee Blamed Prasar Bharti for Incurring Losses to Exchequer

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

V K Shunglu Committee appointed to investigate financial irregularities in the award of broadcasting rights of Commonwealth Games submiied report

Ceat Cricket Ratings Honoured Cricketers with Retro Awards

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Ceat cricket ratings honoured cricketers with standout displays in every World Cup (WC) by giving away the Retro Awards 2011.

Indian Government to Pay in Euro for Iran’s Crude

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Indian government decided to pay in Euro for crude oil imported from Iran.

GoM Headed by Finance Minister to Look into Environment Clearance Process

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Indian Government decided to constitute GoM headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee to look into environment clearance process.

Sun Pharma Got US Approval to Sell Galantamine Hydrobromide

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Sun Pharmaceutical received an approval from the US health regulator to sell generic drug galantamine hydrobromide.

Google Collaborated with 17 Art Galleries to Create Art Project

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Google collaborated with 17 Art Galleries to create the Art Project to enable Art lovers to vitually view world's famous art museums.

Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh to Step Down

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh declared on 2 Feb 2011 his decision to step down.

S Ranganathan Appointed CFO of Edelweiss

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Edelweiss Capital announced the appointment of S Ranganathan as chief financial officer (CFO).

Auto Components Maker Steel Strips to Export Wheels to Renault

Feb 5, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Steel Strips Wheels on 31 January 2011 bagged an order to export 20000 wheels per month to Renault.

Jhalanath Khanal Was Elected the 34th Prime Minister of Nepal

Feb 4, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Jhalanath Khanal, on 3 February 2011, was elected the new and the 34th prime Minister of Nepal

CBI Arrested A Raja & Aides in 2G Spectrum Case

Feb 4, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

CBI arrested formed Telecom Minister, A Raja in 2G spectrum scam.

Maruti Suzuki Launched Luxury Sedan Kizashi

Feb 4, 2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Maruti Suzuki India on 2 February 2011 launched its luxury sedan Kizashi.

SEBI Barred 39 Entities from Accessing Share Market

Feb 4, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

SEBI barred 39 entities from accessing the stock market for indulging in circular trading.

Deccan Charters, Taj Air & B-Jets Partners in Power Fly

Feb 4, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Deccan Charters, Tata-owned Taj Air and B-Jets to pool their resources to provide air cahtered services.

Computer Processor Maker AMD Launched New Generation Processors

Feb 4, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

AMD announced the launch of its new generation of processors, the Fusion platform.

A New Type of Stereo Vision Created to Study Ocean Waves

Feb 3, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

A new type of Stereo Vision was created by the engineers to study ocean waves

Planning Commission of India Launched Website on 12th Five-Year Plan

Feb 3, 2011
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The planning commission of India on 2 February 2011 launched a website to get views and suggestions of the people

Australia Hit by Cyclone Yasi

Feb 3, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Yasi, one of the most powerful cyclones on record smashed into the sea coast of Australia

World Wetland Day 2011 Celebrated

Feb 3, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

World Wetland Day was celebrated on 2 February 2011 with Wetlands and Forests as its theme.

India’s Renowned Strategic Affairs Analyst K. Subrahmanyam Expired

Feb 3, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Strategic affairs analyst K. Subrahmanyam expired at the age of 82 on 1 Feb 2011.

President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak Faced Mass Uprising against Him

Feb 2, 2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Hosni Mubarak, the current and fourth President of Egypt, faced a mass uprising

FATF Report Found the Law to Check Money Laundering in India not Satisfactory

Feb 2, 2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The report by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) stated that money laundering still remains unchecked in India.

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