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Logo for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia & New Zealand unveiled

May 26, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. The logo for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand was unveiled on 2 April 2011 by ICC

National Small Industries Corporation signed MoU with IndusInd Bank

May 3, 2011
Corporate/Business Current Affairs 2011. NSIC signed a MoU with IndusInd Bank under its Bank Credit Facilitation Scheme

After marriage, William Became Duke of Cambridge, Middleton Became Duchess of Cambridge

Apr 30, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Prince William and Kate Middleton were married at Westminster Abbey, London on 29 April 2011. Prince William was given the title of the Duke of Cambridge by Queen Elizabeth II, and Miss Middleton became her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cambridge on their marriage.

Indian Mathematician, Ravi Kannan Won Knuth Prize

Apr 29, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Indian mathematician and theoretical computer scientist Ravi Kannan was awarded the 2011 Knuth Prize. For research in computer science it is a prestigious international recognition.

NAC Put Its Draft on Communal Violence Bill in The Public Domain

Apr 29, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The National Advisory Council (NAC) decided to put its draft on Communal Violence Bill in the public domain, with a wider ambit of vulnerable sections of the society on 28 April 2011. NAC is to discuss the bill again after assessing people's views.

US Ambassador to India Timothy Roemer Resigned on 28 April 2011

Apr 29, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. United States Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer resigned on 28 April 2011.

PAC Members Recorded Vote to Reject the Draft Report on 2G Scam

Apr 29, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. On April 28, 2011, 11 members of Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) 21 members, recorded their vote to reject the draft report on 2G scam circulated to the them by the Lok Sabha Secretariat on April 27, 2011.

EC Assigned Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to Probe Black Money Charges

Apr 29, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The Central Board of Direct Taxes was assigned by the Election Commission to probe the black money charges against the Election campaigns in West Bengal..The allegation was against the use of black money that was being used by the Trinomool Congress party for campaign purposes in the West Bengal Assembly elections.

Russia Proposed a Plan to Strengthen Safety Standards in Nuclear Power Plants

Apr 29, 2011
International/World Current Affairs2011. Russia proposed a plan to strengthen the safety standards in nuclear power plants of the world on 26 April 2011 with the objective of not allowing any nuclear catastrophe to happen in future

Reserve Bank of India Ordered Banks to Assess Basel-II Readiness

Apr 28, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. On April 27, 2011 RBI ordered the banks which are intending to migrate to advanced approach for computing capital charge for operational risk under Basel-II, to assess their preparedness to shift to the new approach.

Chawla Panel Gave Instructions for All Airwaves Allocations to be Done Through Auction in Future

Apr 28, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Government panel that was set up to recommend rules for pricing of all natural resources has declared that all future allocations of airwaves must be done through auctions.

Twenty-Five Ecologically Sensitive Areas Identified in Kerala

Apr 28, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011.Twenty-five ecologically sensitive areas (ESA) have been identified in Kerala by the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP)

Tribals Given Rights to Harvest Bamboo as a Forest Produce

Apr 28, 2011
Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh, along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, launched a programme giving tribals the right to harvest bamboo as a forest produce

Duncan Fletcher was Appointed as the New Coach of the Indian Cricket Team

Apr 28, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Former England Cricket coach, Duncan Fletcher was appointed as the new coach of the Indian Cricket team on April 27, 2011.

BCCI Appointed Duncan Fletcher As The New Coach of The Indian Cricket Team

Apr 28, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. BCCI appointed Former England Cricket coach, Duncan Fletcher as the new coach of the Indian Cricket team on April 27, 2011.

Jaipur Ruler Bhawani Singh's Grandson, Teenager Padmanabh Singh Crowned Maharaja of Jaipur

Apr 28, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Teenager Padmanabh Singh, grandson of the erstwhile Jaipur ruler, late Brigadier Sawai Bhawani Singh ascended the titular throne of Jaipur.

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Announced Two New Oil and Gas Discoveries in Gujarat

Apr 28, 2011
Corporate/Business Current Affairs 2011. On April 27, 2011 Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) announced two new oil and gas discoveries in Gujarat.

US Signed MoU with DRDO to Tackle Terrorism

Apr 28, 2011
International/World Current Affairs2011. To deal with the menace of terrorism effectively, the US signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) for the use of an explosive detection technology

Ketogenic Diet Can Help Repair Kidney Damage in Diabetics

Apr 28, 2011
Science& technology Current Affairs 2011.According to a new study done at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, a controlled diet low in carbohydrate and high in fat can help repair kidney damage in diabetics. The new diet is named as Ketogenic diet

India and Philippines Signed a Bilateral Cultural Exchange Programme for the Year 2011-13

Apr 27, 2011
International/World Current Affairs2011.The Foreign minister of Philippines, Albert del Rosario visited India on 15 March 2011. During this visit, India and Philippines signed a bilateral Cultural Exchange Programme for the year 2011-13

Bihar Became the First Indian State to Set up Agriculture Cabinet

Apr 27, 2011
Indian Current Affairs 2011. Bihar state government at the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Agriculture in Patna on 26 April 2011announced the formation of Agriculture cabinet

India and Nigeria Signed Agreements in the Pharmaceutical and Fertilizer Sectors

Apr 27, 2011
International/World Current Affairs 2011. India and Nigeria signed the agreements on fertilizers and Pharmaceuticals during the visit of Nigerian foreign minister HEH Odein Ajumogobia to India

RBI penalised 19 Banks for Contravention of Various Instructions on Derivatives

Apr 27, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Reserve Bank of India fined 19 banks, including the country's top private and foreign banks for violating its guidelines on derivatives

SEBI chairman, U.K Sinha elected Chairman of Asia-Pacific Regional Committee of IOSCO

Apr 27, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. SEBI chairman, U.K Sinha was elected Chairman of Asia-Pacific Regional Committee (APRC) of IOSCO

NASSCOM appointed Chairman and co-founder of NIIT Technologies, Rajendra S. Pawar as Chairman

Apr 27, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. NASSCOMappointed Rajendra S. Pawar as the new chairman of its Executive Council

Drug-maker Lupin entered into Licence Agreement with Abbott Laboratories & Laboratoires Fournier

Apr 27, 2011
Corporate/Business Current Affairs 2011. Lupin entered into a licence agreement with Abbott & Laboratoires Fournier SA for eight patents on cholesterol-lowering drug

Former Acting Vice Chancellor of the Delhi University, Prof. Vidya Prakash Dutt expired

Apr 27, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Prof. Vidya Prakash Dutt, former acting Vice Chancellor of the Delhi University died

Scientists Created Synthetic Brain Cell to Heal Brain Injuries

Apr 27, 2011
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. A team of Scientists for the first time created a synthetic synapse circuit whose behavior is very much similar to the function of a brain cell

Iran and Iraq Signed Agreements on the Extradition of Each Other’s Detainees

Apr 27, 2011
International/World Current Affairs 2011. Iran and Iraq signed agreements in Tehran on the extradition of each other’s detainees, including provisions for the repatriation of convicts to their country of origin

Chilean Poet & One of the Greatest Latin American Writers, Gonzalo Rojas died

Apr 26, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas died on 25 april 2011 at the age of 93

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