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December 2012 Current Affairs

Oriya Novelist and Academician Pratibha Ray selected for 2011 Jnanpith Award

Dec 28, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Renowned Oriya novelist, Pratibha Ray on 27 December 2012 selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2011 for her contribution to the field of Indian literature...

Maharashtra Government to set up 25 Fast track Courts to Deal with Crime against Women

Dec 28, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Maharashtra government on 27 December 2012 announced setting up 25 fast track courts for time-bound disposal of serious crimes against women...

Norman Schwarzkopf, the U.S. General who led Operation Desert Storm Died

Dec 28, 2012
International/World Current Affairs December 2012. Norman Schwarzkopf – the retired US General and a person who led the U.S. Forces for a Victory in the first Gulf War in Operation Desert Storm in 1991 died at Florida on 27 December 2012

Kamal Nath appointed as the new ex-officio Member of Planning Commission

Dec 27, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Prime Minister’s Office on 26 December 2012 re-constituted the Planning Commission and appointed the Parliamentary Affairs and Urban Development Minister - Kamal Nath as its new ex-officio member, replacing Jairam Ramesh

Maharashtra Government decided to Implement National Commission on Food Processing

Dec 27, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. India Current Affairs 2012. The Maharashtra Government in the month of December decided to implement the National Mission on Food Processing which is directed to enhance the standard of small food processing units in the State...

Bihar became the Fastest Growing Indian State between 2006 and 2010

Dec 27, 2012
As per the data released by the Planning Commission of India, Bihar became the fastest growing state in India at 10.9 per cent between 2006 and 2010

Union Government Announced More Incentives to Exporters Hit By Global Meltdown

Dec 27, 2012
Economy Current Affairs December 2012. The union government on 26 December 2012 announced more incentives for the exporters who were hit hard because of global meltdown

Union Government Withdrew Z-Plus Security Cover for Ex-Army Chief, Gen V K Singh

Dec 27, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. The union government of India withdrew Z-plus security provided to ex-army chief General V K Singh

Shihab Ghanem became the First Arab to receive India’s Tagore Peace Prize

Dec 27, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Emirati poet and translator Shihab Ghanem became the first Emirati and Arab to win the Tagore Peace Prize.

President Mohamed Morsi signed Egypt's Controversial Constitution

Dec 27, 2012
International/World Current Affairs 2012.Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on 25 December 2012 signed into law a new Islamist-drafted constitution which will help end political disorder and allow him to focus on fixing the weak economy...

Narendra Modi was Sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat

Dec 27, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. Narendra Modi on 26 December 2012 was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for the fourth consecutive term

The Minimum Support Price of Wheat was Increased to 1350 Rupees per Quintal

Dec 27, 2012
Economy Current Affairs December 2012. The Union government of India raised the Minimum Support Price, MSP of wheat by 65 rupees per quintal to 1350 rupees per quintal

Union Government Approved Selling 12.5 Percent Stake in Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers

Dec 27, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. The union government of India approved selling 12.5 percent stake in Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF) on 26 December 2012

Shinzo Abe Elected As Prime Minister of Japan by Lower House of the Parliament

Dec 27, 2012
International/World Current Affairs December 2012. Shinzo Abe, the conservative leader of Japan was elected as the prime minister of the country by lower house of the Parliament on 26 December 2012

High-Level Committee Shortlisted Nominees for Padma Awards

Dec 27, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. High-level committee met on 26 December 2012 to shortlist the nominees of prestigious Padma awards

Cyber Security get Revamped with Government Five Year Plan

Dec 26, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Union government of India in its bid to meet the challenge of cyber attacks and security in the virtual world in month of December set in motion a five-year project to revamp the entire cyber security apparatus of critical sectors in the country...

Union Government Decided Setting up 5-Year Project for Cyber Security of Critical Sectors

Dec 26, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. The union government decided to set up five-year project for restoring the overall cyber security structure of critical sectors of India

Pakistan Government Recognised Republic of Kosovo as an Independent State

Dec 26, 2012
International/World Current Affairs 2012.Government of Pakistan on 24 December 2012 officially recognised Kosovo as an independent state, almost five years after it declared independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008...

750 Year Old Explicit Stone Tablet Discovered in Vasai

Dec 26, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. Early in December 2012, a team of the historians in Vasai recovered the 750 year old stone tablet which has sexually explicit inscription

United Nation Approved New Debate on Arm Treaty opposed by U.S. Gun Lobby

Dec 26, 2012
International/World Current Affairs 2012.The U.N. General Assembly on 24 December 2012 voted overpoweringly to restart negotiations on a draft international treaty to regulate the 70 billion dollar global trade in conventional arms, a pact the powerful U.S. National Rifle Association has been lobbying hard against...
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