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December 2012 Current Affairs

Karnataka Announced Safety Measures in Public Transport

Dec 24, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. On 23 December 2012, Karnataka became the first state that announced some measures for making public transport safer via use of technology

Sachin Tendulkar announced Retirement from One Day Cricket

Dec 23, 2012
Sports Current Affairs December 2012. Sachin Tendulkar on 23 December 2012 announced retirement form one day cricket which put an end to his 23- year old glorious career

European Union imposed Stiff Sanctions on Trade with Iran

Dec 23, 2012
International Current Affairs December 2012. European Union (EU) imposed stiff sanctions on trade with Iran in a move aimed at further isolating it over the controversial nuclear program

Madhya Pradesh Government set up a Senior Citizen Commission

Dec 23, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. The Madhya Pradesh Government on 21 December 2012 set up a Senior Citizen Commission to look into problems of the elderly in the State

Parliament in Italy dissolved by President Giorgio Napolitano

Dec 23, 2012
International Current Affairs December 2012. President Giorgio Napolitano on 22 December 2012 dissolved Italy’s Parliament following the resignation of Prime Minister Mario Monti on 21 December 2012

Supreme Court Judges Number increased to 28 against the Sanctioned Strength of 31

Dec 23, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. Chief Justices of three High Courts were on 22 December 2012 elevated as judges of the Supreme Court of India, increasing the strength of the apex court to 28

Gangnam Style Named among Collins Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2012

Dec 22, 2012
International/World Current Affairs 2012. Gangnam Style, the most-watched video ever on Youtube now booked a place in popular culture with becoming Collins dictionary’s word for November 2012...

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti resigned ahead of Elections

Dec 22, 2012
International/World Current Affairs 2012. Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on 21 December 2012 resigned after 13 months in office with handing over his resignation to President Giorgio Napolitano after parliament gave final approval to the 2013 budget law...

India Successfully Test Fired Air to Air Interceptor Astra Missile

Dec 22, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. India on 21 December 2012 test launched its indigenously developed beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air interceptor missile Astra at the interim test range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha...

Blackberry Smartphone maker Research-In-Motion (RIM) signed in Ranbir Kapoor as its Brand Ambassador

Dec 22, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Blackberry Smartphone maker Research-In-Motion (RIM) in third week of December had signed in Ranbir Kapoor as its brand ambassador in India...

Jeet Thayil along with 23 Others Chosen as Sahitya Akademi Award Winners

Dec 21, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. Jeet Thayil - nominated to Booker Prize 2012, Subrata Mukhopadhyay - the Bengali novelist, K Satchidanandan - the Malayalam poet and HS Shivaprakash - the noted Kannada writer are among the 24 authors, who were chosen for the Prestigious Sahitya Akademi Awards 2012 on 20 December 2012 by the Sahitya Akademi - India’s National Academy for Letters

New Freshwater Mosasaurs Species Discovered By the Researchers

Dec 21, 2012
International/World Current Affairs December 2012. Researchers discovered the fossilised bones of new species of mosasaurs in Bakony Hills, Western Hungary in the third week of December 2012

Delhi Government Decided Drafting New Bill for Amendments in Law on Rape, Sexual Assault

Dec 21, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. In context with the Vasant Vihar gang rape which took place on 16 December 2012, Delhi Government decided drafting new bill for making amendments in the law against rape and sexual assault

Maharaj Loonkaran Singh’s Era Gunpowder Found in Sonar Fort

Dec 21, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. More than 1500 kg of 500-year old gunpowder was found on 20 December 2012 in five leather bags near Jain Temple in Sonar Fort, Jaisalmer

Congress won the State Assembly Elections 2012 in Himachal Pradesh, claimed 36 Seats

Dec 21, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. As per the election results declared by the Election Commission of India on 20 December 2012, Indian National Congress was declared winner in the Vidhan Sabha elections of Himachal Pradesh under the leadership of its veteran leader Virbhadra Singh

NASA Developed New Next-Gen Spacesuit for Complex Space Ventures

Dec 21, 2012
Science & Technology Current Affairs December 2012. NASA developed new next-gen spacesuit called Z-1 Prototype Spacesuit and Portable Life Support System (PLSS) 2.0 for the sophisticated and complex space ventures, which also include Mars mission

US House of Representatives passed the Defence Bill 2013

Dec 21, 2012
International Current Affairs December 2012. US (United States) House of Representatives on 20 December 2012 passed the Defence Authorization Act of 2013

First Freshwater Mosasaurs Species Discovered By the Researchers

Dec 21, 2012
Environment/Ecology Current Affairs December 2012.  Researchers discovered the fossilised bones of new species of mosasaurs in Hungary in the third week of December 2012

BJP won in Gujarat State Assembly Elections 2012, Claimed 115 Seats

Dec 21, 2012
India Current Affairs December 2012. As per the election results declared by the Election Commission of India on 20 December 2012, Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) under the leadership of Chief Minister Narendra Modi on 20 December 2012 won the Vidhan Sabha Elections in Gujarat leaving behind the opposition Congress and Gujarat Parivartan Party

Leslie Claudius the Legendary Hockey Player from India Died

Dec 21, 2012
Sports Current Affairs December 2012. The legendary hockey player Leslie Claudius, India’s triple Olympic Gold Medallist died after a prolonged illness on 20 December 2012
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