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February 2011 Current Affairs

Coins of Rs 150 Denomination to be released to mark 150 years of Taxation

Feb 28, 2011
The Union Government decided to mint coins of Rs. 150 denomination to mark the number of years of taxation in India.

New Zealand's Christchurch hit by Eathquake Second Time in Five Months

Feb 28, 2011
One of New Zealand's biggest cities, Christchurch was on 22 February 2011 hit by a powerful earthquake of 6.3 magnitude.

Financial Services Group Citi’s Report on Global Growth Generators

Feb 28, 2011
Report by financial services group Citi on Global Growth Generators estimated India to become the world’s largest economy worth $85.97 trillion by 2050.

Economic Survey of India 2010-11: Analysis

Feb 26, 2011
The Economic Survey of India 2010-11 was tabled  in the Parliament. It predicted the 9% growth for Indian economy in the next fiscal and estimated 8.6 percent growth in this financial year.The Economic Survey also expressed concern over inflation

Railway Budget 2011-12 Highlights

Feb 26, 2011
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee presented the Railway Budget 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha on 25 February 2011.

Railway Budget 2011-12 Analysis

Feb 26, 2011
Mamata Banerjee did not increase passenger fares and freight rates inspite of the Railways losing over Rs 15000 crore every year on their passenger business.

Railway Budget 2011-12 Summary

Feb 26, 2011
Mamata Banerjee  while presenting the Railway Budget 2011 declared 2011-12 as the Year of Green Energy.

The Economic Survey of India 2010-11: Highlights

Feb 26, 2011
According to the Economic Survey of India 2010-11, Indian Economy is expected to grow at 8.6% in 2010-11 and 9 per cent in next fiscal

India Protested against UK Visa Rules

Feb 26, 2011
India protested against the new UK student visa regime which would debar tens of thousands of Indian students from gaining admission to British Universities.

JPC Committee Was Formed to Probe the 2G Spectrum Scam

Feb 26, 2011
The formation of Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) was announced to probe the 2G spectrum scam.

Panasonic India to Setup India’s First Eco Idea Factory at Dadri-toi in Haryana

Feb 26, 2011
Dadri-Toi village in Jhajjar district of Haryana was Chosen by the Panasonic India to set-up India’s first Eco Idea factory.

Jamia Milia Islamia Granted Minority Status

Feb 26, 2011
A commission on minority institutions granted minority status to Jamia Millia Islamia

ASEAN Nod for Deploying Indonesian Observers in Both Cambodia and Thailand

Feb 26, 2011
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to deploy Indonesian observers in both Cambodia and Thailand to resolve the border dispute.

INS Jalashwa to Evacuate Indians from Libya

Feb 26, 2011
India decided to press INS Jalashwa into service to evacuate Indians from Libya

Rs 46000 Crore Was Approved for Green India Mission

Feb 26, 2011
The Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change on 22 February 2011 approved 46000 crore rupees National Mission for Green India.

The Special Court Ruled that Godhra Train Attack Was Planned

Feb 26, 2011
The special court, on 23 February 2011, ruled that the Sabarmati train carnage in Godhra was the result of a criminal conspiracy.

Haryana to Have India’s First Eco Idea Factory at Dadri-Toi

Feb 26, 2011
Panasonic India planned to set up India’s first Eco Idea factory in Haryana.

Cave Discovered on Moon Could Be Used for Future Human Expeditions

Feb 26, 2011
Chandrayan discovered a cave or the lava tube on the moon which could serve as the base station for human expeditions in future.

Indian Navy Deployed Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Seychelles

Feb 26, 2011
Indian Navy deployed Dornier maritime patrol aircraft to Seychelles for anti-piracy patrols & surveillance of the nation’s Exclusive Economic Zone.

Popular Writer of Children’s Literature Anant Pie Expired

Feb 26, 2011
Author of several children’s literary pieces Anant Pie popularly known as Uncle Pai  died on 24 February 2011.

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