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Michel Phelps became the Most Successful Athlete in the Olympic History

Aug 1, 2012
Sports Current Affairs July 2012. US swimmer Michel Phelps became the most successful athlete in the history of Olympic games

P Chidambaram appointed as the Union Finance Minister

Aug 1, 2012
National Current Affairs July 2012. UPA government on 31 July 2012 appointed P Chaidambaram, who until now was looking after the home ministry, as the Union Finance Minister

Assam’s Kokrajhar, Udalguri District Hit by Violence

Jul 31, 2012
National current affairs July 2012. Assam’s Kokrajhar and Udalguri district remained a recipient of violence since 20 July 2012.

India & Indonesia inked Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement

Jul 31, 2012
International Current Affairs July 2012. India and Indonesia inked avoidance of double taxation agreement in New Delhi on 27 July 2012

India, China Agreed to step up Defence, Security Dialogue, Achieve USD 100 Billion Trade Target

Jul 31, 2012
International current affairs July 2012. India and China agreed to take the defence and security dialogue to a higher level and work to take steps to ensure that the two countries achieve a USD 100 billion trade target by 2015 on 26 July 2012

Hockey India signed a multi-year broadcast agreement with ESPN STAR

Jul 31, 2012
Sports Current Affairs July 2012. Hockey India on 30 July 2012 signed a multi-year broadcast agreement with leading sports broadcaster ESPN STAR Sports

Exports from SEZs grew 64% to Rs 118321.56 crore in the April-June Quarter of 2012-13

Jul 31, 2012
Economy Current Affairs July 2012. Exports from Special Economic Zones (SEZs) grew 64 per cent to Rs 118321.56 crore during the first quarter (April-June) of the fiscal 2012-13

Union Government introduced National Certification Standards for Organic Textiles to boost Demand

Jul 31, 2012
Economy Current Affairs July 2012. Union government on 30 July 2012 introduced national certification standards for organic textiles to boost the demand for organic textiles in major markets, including Europe and Japan

RBI left the Repo Rate unchanged at 8 % in Quarterly Monetary Policy Review

Jul 31, 2012
Economy Current Affairs July 2012. Reserve Bank of India in its April-June quarter monetary policy review left the key policy rates unchanged

Ravneet Gill appointed as the New CEO of Deutsche Bank India

Jul 31, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs July 2012. Deutsche Bank, the largest German lender, appointed Ravneet Gill as the new CEO of the bank’s Indian operations

Gagan Narang won Bronze in the men's 10 meter air rifle event at London Olympics

Jul 31, 2012
Sports Current Affairs July 2012. Gagan Narang clinched the bronze medal in the men's 10 meter air rifle event on 30 July 2012

Assam’s Kokrajhar, Udalguri District Hit by Violence: Bodos and Muslims Clashed

Jul 30, 2012
National current affairs July 2012. Assam’s Kokrajhar district remained a recipient of violence since 20 July 2012

India banned US-sanctioned Iranian ships from entering its water

Jul 30, 2012
International Current Affairs July 2012. India banned US-sanctioned Iranian ships from entering its water

India’s public debt rose by 4.9 per cent during the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012-13

Jul 30, 2012
Economy Current Affairs July 2012. India’s public debt rose by 4.9 per cent to 3752576 crore rupees during the first quarter (April-June) of fiscal year 2012

Romania’s President Traian Basescu survived the impeachment

Jul 30, 2012
International Current Affairs July 2012. People of Romania voted in a referendum on impeaching the President Traian Basescu on 28 July 2012

DRDO successfully test-fired Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile

Jul 30, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test-fired Brahmos supersonic cruise missile

30th Edition of Summer Olympics inaugurated in London

Jul 30, 2012
Sports Current Affairs July 2012. Summer Olympic games 2012 inaugurated at Olympic Stadium at the Olympic Park in East London on 27 July 2012.

World Bank approved 1100 Crore Rupees Loan for Himachal Pradesh

Jul 30, 2012
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs July 2012. The World Bank approved an 1100 crore rupees loan for Himachal Pradesh to promote the green initiatives and sustainable development in the state

Government of India Launched Anti-Ragging Website

Jul 30, 2012
National current affairs July 2012. The Government of India launched an anti-ragging website. Kapil Sibal, the Union Human Resource Minister inaugurated the ‘Anti- Ragging Web Portal’ on 26 July 2012

Supreme Court quashed the Acquisition of Land of Two Industrial Units in Dehradun

Jul 30, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of India in its ruling quashed the acquisition of land of two industrial units in Dehradun by the Uttar Pradesh government in 1986

India and Bangladesh decided to Fast Track the Implementation of Various Agreements

Jul 30, 2012
International Current Affairs July 2012. India and Bangladesh on 24 July 2012 decided to fast track the implementation of various agreements reached between them in 2010 and 2011

India, Indonesia Signed Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

Jul 27, 2012
International current affairs 2012. India and Indonesia signed an agreement to avoid double taxation and prevent fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income on 27 July 2012

Petrol & Diesel Prices raised as Oil Firms recalibrated Rates to Reflect Changes in Local Levies

Jul 27, 2012
Economy Current Affairs July 2012. Petrol and diesel prices were on raised in seven states like West Bengal and Maharasthra beginning 25 July 2012 while the price of domestic LPG were raised in six states. Earlier, on 23 July 2012, petrol prices were raised by 70 paise

India Called on All Nations to Cooperate and Bring End to Syria Crisis

Jul 27, 2012
International current affairs July 2012.India called on all nations within and outside Syria to fully cooperate with international envoy Kofi Annan to bring an end to the ongoing crisis situation in Syria

Ministry of Women and Child Development drafted the National Policy for Children 2012

Jul 27, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Ministry of Women and Child Development drafted the National Policy for Children 2012

Coast Guard Station Karaikal Commissioned on the Puducherry- Tamil Nadu Coastline

Jul 27, 2012
India Current Affairs July 2012. Coast Guard Station Karaikal, was commissioned by Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, Director General Indian Coast Guard at Karaikal on 25 July 2012

Supreme Court of India Modified Order on Rehabilitation of Sex Workers

Jul 27, 2012
India Current Affairs July 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 26 July 2012 modified one of its order on welfare and rehabilitation of sex workers

Kulandei Francis, Indian Social Activist Won Magsaysay Awards 2012

Jul 26, 2012
International current affairs July 2012. Indian social activist Kulandei Francis, age sixty six will be felicitated with the Magsaysay Award

Hesham Kandil Appointed Egypt's New Prime Minister

Jul 26, 2012
International current Affairs July 2012. Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi elected fifty year old Hisham Kandil as the country’s Prime Minister

Supreme Court Banned Tourism in Core Areas of Project Tiger Forests

Jul 26, 2012
Environment and Ecology current affairs July 2012. The supreme court banned all tourism activities in the core areas of the tiger reserve forests on 24 July 2012

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