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Iran threatened to close the Strait of Hormouz

Dec 29, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. Iran has threatened to close the Strait if Western nations place an embargo on Iranian oil

Union Government Quadrupled Limits on Loans that a Bank’s Internal Committee can Approve

Dec 29, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Union government quadrupled (four times) the limits on loans that a bank’s internal committee can approve

Reserve Bank of India ordered Banks to set aside more Capital for Investments in Financial Entities

Dec 28, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ordered banks to set aside more capital for their investments in financial entities such as insurance

China won the Gold Medal with 16 points in the World Women's Team Chess Championship

Dec 28, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Indian team finished at the fourth position in the World Women's Team Chess Championship at Mardin,Turkey

Telecom Commission recommended a Uniform Licence Fee of 8 per cent of AGR

Dec 28, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Telecom Commission recommended a uniform licence fee of 8 per cent of adjusted gross revenues (AGR)

RBI directed Banks to issue Cheques conforming to Cheque Truncation System 2010 Standard

Dec 28, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Reserve Bank directed all banks to issue cheques conforming to Cheque Truncation System (CTS) 2010 standard

Investment Advisors to be registered with Self-regulatory Organisation (SRO) as per SEBI’s Rule

Dec 28, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. SEBI proposed new rules for investment advisors under which the advisors would be required to be registered with SRO

Rajya Sabha approved the Export- Import Bank of India Amendment Bill, 2011

Dec 28, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Rajya Sabha approved the Export-Import Bank of India Amendment Bill, 2011, on 27 December 2011

32nd Sahara Senior National Archery Championship to be held in Jamshedpur 24 to 29 January 2012

Dec 28, 2011
Sports Current Affairs December 2011. AAI announced that 32nd Sahara senior National archery championship will be held in Jamshedpur from 24 to 29 January 2012

India and Pakistan concluded their Sixth Round of talks in Islamabad

Dec 28, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. India and Pakistan concluded their Sixth Round of Expert Level Talks on Nuclear Confidence Building Measures in Islamabad on 27 December 2011

Lok Sabha Passed the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2011

Dec 28, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The Lok Sabha on 27 December 2011, approved the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2011 with the government making it clear that setting up of Lokayuktas by the states would not be mandatory

A team of 50 Arab League Observers arrived in Damascus, Syria

Dec 28, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. A team of 50 Arab League Observers arrived in Damascus in Syria on 26 December 2011. The team consisting of experts from Algeria and Tunisia is led by Sudanese General Mustafa Daby

Rajya Sabha approved the Regulation of Factor (Assignments Receivable) Bill, 2011

Dec 28, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Rajya Sabha approved the Regulation of Factor (Assignments Receivable Bill, 2011) on 27 December 2011 to help micro, small and medium enterprises

China launched a High-Speed Bullet Train in Quingdao, Shandong

Dec 27, 2011
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. China on 23 December 2011 launched a high-speed bullet train in Quingdao, Shandong province

RBI tightened the Capital Adequacy Norms for all Non-banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)

Dec 27, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Reserve Bank on 26 December 2011 tightened the prudential norms for the non-banking financial companies (NBFCs)

Indian Football Team Defender Mahesh Gawli Retired from International Football

Dec 27, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Indian football team defender Mahesh Gawli announced his retirement from international football on 26 December 2011

Infrastructure Sector recorded 6.8% Growth in November 2011 after touching 0.3% in October

Dec 27, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Infrastructure sector recorded a growth of 6.8% in Novemberr 2011 after touching five-year low of 0.3% in October 2011

2012 declared as National Mathematical Year as a Tribute to Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan

Dec 27, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared the birthday of great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, 22 December as National Mathematics Day

WGEEP designated Entire Western Ghats Ecologically Sensitive

Dec 27, 2011
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs 2011. The WGEEP (Western Ghats expert Panel) designated entire Western Ghats as an Ecologically Sensitive Area

Delhi Cabinet approved the Delhi Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2011

Dec 27, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The Delhi state cabinet on 26 December 2011 approved the draft of the Delhi Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2011

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