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New Cabinet Approved by Tunisian Constituent Assembly

Dec 24, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. The new cabinet proposed by Hamadi Jebali, the new prime minister of Tunisia, was approved on 23 December 2011 by the constituent assembly.

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 Introduced in Lok Sabha by the Government

Dec 23, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The  Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha  on 22 December 2011.  The bill was aimed at setting up the body of Lokpal at the Centre and  Lokayuktas at the level of the States

Food Inflation dropped to 1.81% during the Week ended 10 December indicating Easing of Prices

Dec 23, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Food inflation dropped to an almost four-year low of 1.81% during the week ended 10 December indicating an overall easing of prices

Jacob E. Goldman, who Founded Xerox PARC that developed Computing Innovations died

Dec 23, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. Jacob E. Goldman, a founder of the PARC that developed breakthrough computing innovations died on 20 December 2011

First Pan-India Satellite Survey pegged the Sugar Cane Area for 2011-12 Crop Year at 51.82 lh

Dec 23, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. First pan-India satellite survey pegged the cane area for 2011-12 crop year starting October at 51.82 lakh hectares (lh)

Rajya Sabha approved the Bill to add more Scheduled Tribes to List

Dec 23, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Rajya Sabha of Indian Parliament on 22 December 2011 passed the bill the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2011

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs to be posthumously honoured with a Grammy Award

Dec 23, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences chose Steve Jobs to be posthumously honoured with Grammy award

Mobile Phone Operators asked to Scrap Illegal Mutual Roaming Agreements

Dec 23, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Telecom ministry asked mobile phone operators to scrap illegal mutual roaming agreements that allow them to provide 3G services

Former Indian Test Cricketer Vasant Ranjane passed away in Pune

Dec 23, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Former Indian Test (medium-pace) cricketer Vasant Ranjane passed away in Pune on 22 December 2011

The Union Cabinet of India approved 4.5 Percent Quota for Minorities

Dec 23, 2011
Current Affairs December 2011. The Union cabinet of India on 22 December 2011 approved 4.5 percent share for minorities within the 27% OBC quota in jobs and university seats

The Manipur Legislative Assembly passed the Manipur Lokayukta Bill, 2011

Dec 23, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The Manipur Legislative Assembly on 22 December 2011 unanimously passed the Manipur Lokayukta Bill, 2011. The Bill seeks to establish the institution of Lokayukta in the state

CSTO agreed to Tighten Rules for Opening Extra-regional Military Bases in its Territory

Dec 22, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. The leaders of the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organisation) nations agreed that the deployment of foreign bases in their territory would be done with the approval of all partners of the defence alliance

Jamil Ahmad presented the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for His Book The Wandering Falcon

Dec 22, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Jamil Ahmad was declared the winner of the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his book The Wandering Falcon at the British Council in New Delhi

Ravi Ruia decided to step down as Chairman of the London-listed Essar Energy

Dec 22, 2011
Corporaye Current Affairs 2011. Ravi Ruia decided on 21 December 2011 to step down as chairman of the London-listed Essar Energy

Iran's Former Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Wilayati released Nahjul Balagha at AMU

Dec 22, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Iran's former Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Wilayati  released a 1000-year-old manuscript, Nahjul Balagha at Aligarh Muslim University

Pakistan defeated Bangladesh in the Second test to sweep the Series 2-0

Dec 22, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets in the second Test in Dhaka & swept the series 2-0

Delhi Government inked an Agreement with NISG for Digitisation of its Archival Records

Dec 22, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Delhi government on 20 December 2011 inked an agreement with the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG), Hyderabad for digitisation of its archival records

22 Writers including Novelists, Poets & Playwrights chosen for Sahitya Akademi Awards for 2011

Dec 22, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Eight books of poetry, seven novels, three essays & one each short stories, narrative history, biography & play were selected for Sahitya Akademi awards for 2011

Nuclear Scientist PK Iyengar who played a Key Role in India's First Nuclear Explosion in 1974 died

Dec 22, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. India's top nuclear scientist and nuclear physicist PK Iyengar who designed India’s first atomic bomb died on 21 December 2011

Rating Agency Moody's upgraded Credit Rating of Indian Government's Bonds to Investment Grade

Dec 22, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Credit rating agency Moody's upgraded the credit rating of the Indian government's bonds from the speculative to investment grade

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