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January 2011 Current Affairs

VMD Technique Used to Trace Fingerprints on Fabrics

Feb 1, 2011
A new scientific research, done by the University of Abertay Dundee and SPSA forensic experts revealed that soon the fingerprint ridge detail and impressions from fabrics could be recovered using VMD (Vaccum Metal Disposition) technique.

Indian Economy Registered 8% Growth Rate in 2009-10

Feb 1, 2011
Indian economy registered a growth rate of 8 percent in 2009-10 compared to 6.8 percent in 2008-09.

ADB Agreed to Provide an Aid of 7.4 billion US dollars to India

Feb 1, 2011
Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB), on 31 January 2011, agreed to provide an aid of 7.4 billion US dollars to India

India Won Asian Junior Squash Championship for the First Time

Feb 1, 2011
India won boys' title in the final of the Asian junior squash championship for the first time in January 2011.

Ashok Soota Quit IT Firm- MindTree

Feb 1, 2011
Ashok Soota, who co-founded and led IT company, MindTree for past twelve years decided to quit the company.

South Sudan Became the Newest Nation in the World

Jan 31, 2011
South Sudan became the newest nation in the world.

Tuticorin Port Renamed as V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust

Jan 31, 2011
Renaming of Tuticorin Port Trust as V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust approved by the Cabinet.

The Collaborator – a Novel on Kashmir Conflicts Launched

Jan 31, 2011
Kashmiri novelist Mirza Waheed launched her debut novel, The Collaborator.

Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2011

Jan 31, 2011
Viswanathan Anand finished second at the Tata Steel chess tournament.

Australian Open 2011

Jan 31, 2011
Novak Djokovic & Kim Clijsters won the Australian Open tennis championship 2011 in the men's and women's category respectively.

Quality Council Appointed Committee to Ensure Safe Blood

Jan 31, 2011
Quality Council of India appointed a five-member committee to rate blood banks across India in order to regulate blood banks.

Archies-Hallmark Tie-up

Jan 31, 2011
Greeting card maker Archies tied up with Hallmark Cards to open exclusive stores of the world’s largest greeting card brand.

South Sudan Became the World’s Newest Nation

Jan 31, 2011
South Sudan referendum results were announced on 30 January 2011, according to which South Sudan became the new nation in the Continent of Africa.

India's Engineering Exports Moved to 5.5 billion Dollars

Jan 31, 2011
India's engineering exports grew by about 50 per cent year-on-year to 5.5 billion dollars in December 2010.

South Sudan Referendum Made South Sudan the World’s Newest Nation

Jan 31, 2011
South Sudan referendum results were announced on 30 January 2011, according to which South Sudan became the new and the 54th nation in the Continent of Africa.

Supreme Court Deleted its Own Remarks on Graham Staines Murder Case

Jan 29, 2011
The Supreme Court of India taking suo motu of its own judgment deleted the objectionable portion from its judgment on Australian missionary Graham Staines murder case.

ONGC Produced India’s First Shale Gas at Icchapur

Jan 28, 2011
Oil & Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) produced first shale gas in the India at Icchapu, West Bengal.

G R Sofi to be Appointed as J&K’s Information Commissioner

Jan 28, 2011
G R Sofi, 1976 batch IRS officer to be appointed as the Information Commissioner of J&K

Apple Launched iPad in India

Jan 28, 2011
Apple launched iPad in India on 27 January 2011.

Indian Team Won Asian Juniors Golf Team Championship

Jan 28, 2011
Indian junior team Led by Chikkarangappa, won the Asian Juniors Golf team championship.

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