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February 2011 Current Affairs

Wholesale Price Index (WPI) Released Data on Food Inflation

Feb 25, 2011
The index of food articles group declined by 0.3 per cent as per the data released by Wholesale Price Index (WPI).

Protests in Bahrain Intensified

Feb 25, 2011
Public Protests in Bahrain intensified during the third week of February 2011 with the famous Pearl Round becoming a visible symbol of revolt

SAVE Was Launched to Conserve Vultures

Feb 25, 2011
SAVE (Saving Asia’s Vultures from Extinction) was launched in Kathmandu as a part of the Vulture Conservation efforts in Nepal and India

Yoweri Museveni Won the Presidential Election for the Fourth Time in Uganda

Feb 25, 2011
President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, of the ruling National Resistance Movement party won the Presidential election

Nanoparticle Used as a Cure for Diseases Such as HIV and Malaria

Feb 25, 2011
MIT engineers designed a new type of Nanoparticle

Europe India Gateway Cable System launched by Telecos

Feb 25, 2011
Europe India Gateway (EIG) cable system was launched by Bharti Airtel along with 16 other global telecommunication companies on 23 February 2011.

A New Nanotechnology Developed to Make Drinking Water Safer

Feb 24, 2011
A team of Scientists, from the University of Buffalo, synthesized a new kind of nanotechnology to make drinking water safer.

Commerce & Industry Ministry Released Draft Strategy for Doubling Exports

Feb 24, 2011
Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 23 February 2011 released a draft strategy paper for doubling exports to $450 billion by 2014.

Jamia Millia Islamia granted Minority Institution Status

Feb 24, 2011
A commission on minority institutions on 22 February 2011 granted minority status to Jamia Millia Islamia.

World Bank’s India Economic Update estimated 8.5 to 9 per cent Growth

Feb 24, 2011
According to World Bank's India Economic Update Indian economy will grow 8.5% to 9% in 2011.

SEBI Permitted SBBJ to raise Rs 800 crore through Rights Issue

Feb 24, 2011
SEBI permitted State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ) to raise up to Rs 800 crore through a rights issue.

Weight lifter K Ravi Kumar won Gold at the National Games

Feb 24, 2011
Weight lifter K Ravi Kumar Berhampur won gold by lifting a total of 286 kg at the National Games on 23 February 2011.

Michael Benz Appointed Head of APAC Region by Merrill Lynch

Feb 24, 2011
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management appointed Michael Benz as head of Asia—Pacific (APAC) region.

AIIMS Strike in 2006-07 Declared Illegal by Delhi HC

Feb 23, 2011
Delhi High Court bench on 21 Fevruary 2011 declared a series of strikes undertaken by agitating AIIMS doctors in 2006-2007 as illegal.

BP’s Deal with RIL paved way for India’s Largest FDI

Feb 23, 2011
BP Plc's deal with RIL to acquire 30% of Reliance's oil and gas acreages provided for India’s largest ever foreign direct investment.

Pakistani Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Penalised by DIR

Feb 22, 2011
Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was penalised in connection with recovery of of foreign currency worth an undeclared amount of 1.24 lakh dollars.

Scientists Launched the Project to Predict Earthquakes

Feb 21, 2011
Scientists launched a project which could predict exactly when and where earthquakes would happen.

Abhinav Bindra won Air Rifle Gold in French GP

Feb 21, 2011
Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra won the air rifle gold in the French GP in Paris in February 2011.

S.S.P. Chowrasia won the Avantha Masters Title

Feb 21, 2011
Indian ace golfer S.S.P. Chowrasia won the €1.8 million Avantha Masters title in February 2011.

Ramky tied up with ICICI for Financing Srinagar-Banihal Road Project

Feb 21, 2011
Ramky Infrastructure tied up debt worth Rs 1400 crore with ICICI Bank for financing its Srinagar-Banihal road project.

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