International Current Affairs. The Rio Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health was adopted during the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health which took place from 19 to 21 October 2011.
International Current Affairs 2011. At the 21st Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth in Australia, Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma was re-appointed to the coveted post on 30 October 2011.
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the first Frenchman to win the Austrian Open with a 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4 defeat of Juan Martin del Petro
India Current Affairs 2011. Uttarakhand state cabinet cleared Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill, 2011 with the objective of curbing corruption in the state
Economy Current Affairs 2011.Union Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Textiles sanctioned 21 new Textiles Parks under the Scheme for Integrated Textiles Parks with a project cost of 2100 crores rupees to be implemented over a period of 36 months...
India Current Affairs 2011. Niira Radia, Corporate lobbyist and provider of public relations services for the Tata group and Reliance Industries announced her exit from the business of communication consultancy
India Current Affairs 2011. Renowned litterateur, writer of novel Rag Darbari, Shrilal Shukla died at a hospital in Lucknow on 28 October 2011. He wrote many satires like Angad Ka Paanv…
International Current Affairs 2011. UNESCO decided Audiovisual Heritage: See, Hear, and Learn as theme for celebration of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2011…
International Current Affairs 2011. The Prime Minister of Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai visited India from 20 October 2011 to 23 October 2011. During the visit, India and Nepal signed 3 mou/agreement...
Sports Current Affairs 2011. India won 5 matches one-day series by 5-0 by defeating England. Ravindra Jadeja of team India was declared Man of the Match, while Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was awarded with Man of the Series
India Current Affairs 2011. Tehelka and The Week were jointly chosen for the International Press Institute (IPI) – India award for excellence in journalism
India Current Affairs 2011. The Supreme Court of India ruled that the Centre has absolute powers to decide the terms and conditions for telecom operators as neither the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, TRAI, nor the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal, TDSAT, can overrule it
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. A new biochemical mechanism was identified, which allows brain tumours to survive and grow. This finding will pave the way for new and effective treatments for some of the most aggressive tumours
India Current Affairs 2011.The Union government of India prepared a blueprint to provide jobs to three-lakh youths in 60 naxal affected districts in India
International Current Affairs 2011. Egypt and Israel reached an agreement to swap an alleged Israeli spy for 25 Egyptians held in Israeli jails
International Current Affairs 2011. Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, won re-election on 22 October 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. Astronomers discovered a mysterious little dwarf planet which is believed to be covered in ice. The planet was nicknamed Snow White
International Current Affairs 2011. An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale killed many people in eastern Turkey
India Current Affairs 2011. The Minority Affairs Ministry on 20 October 2011 in its official release stated that the 7 States have utilized over 60 percent of the total Funds till September 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. U Thein Sein, the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar visited India from 12 October 2011 to 15 October 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled Libya for over 40 years, was killed on 20 October 2011 while trying to flee from his hometown, Sirte.
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Food inflation stood at 10.6% in the week ended 8 October 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. A report by IFC & World Bank titled- Doing Business 2012: Doing Business in a More Transparent World released on 20 October 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Agriculture Ministry proposed a hike of Rs 115 per quintal in MSP of wheat to Rs 1285 per quintal
India Current Affairs 2011. Union Ministry of Rural Development cleared the proposal to construct playground in villages under the 60 Integrated Action Plan districts
India Current Affairs 2011. Dr M K Mani, pioneer of nephrology in India was on 20 October 2011 declared the winner of the 40th Dhanvantari Award
Corporate/Business Current Affairs 2011. Infrastructure firm IVRCL Limited's buildings, transportation and water divisions bagged orders worth Rs 5.52 billion
International Current Affairs 2011. The 125th Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary union was held in Bern, Switzerland from 16 October 2011 to 19 October 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. India and Vietnam signed six agreements on 12October 2011during the visit of Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang to India
International Current Affairs 2011. British novelist Julian Barnes won the 2011 Man Booker prize for his novella, The Sense of an Ending