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January 2011 Current Affairs

BHEL Signed Agreement with Abengoa

Jan 28, 2011
Abengoa signed an agreement with BHEL to jointly undertake Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) projects.

No Tax Amnesty Scheme by FinMin to Get Back Black Money

Jan 28, 2011
Finance inistry said no to tax amnesty scheme to get back the black money.

General Motors India Launched SMARTECH

Jan 28, 2011
General Motors India launched its new locally-developed petrol engine, SMARTECH.

BCCL Entered into JV with C&S Industry Veteran Radhakrishnan

Jan 28, 2011
BCCLentered into joint venture with Yogesh Radhakrishnan to form Media Network & Distribution (India) Ltd.

Malegaon ADC Yashwant Sonawane Burnt Alive

Jan 28, 2011
Malegaon ADC Yashwant Sonawane was on 25 January 2011 killed by suspected members of oil mafia.

Jammu and Kashmir Launched Maa Tughe Salaam Scheme for Pregnant Women and Children

Jan 28, 2011
The Jammu and Kashmir state government announced the launching of Maa Tujhe Salaam free hospital services for pregnant women and children

2011- International Year of Forests

Jan 28, 2011
UN General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forest.

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Visited India as the Republic Day Chief Guest

Jan 28, 2011
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the President of Indonesia, came to India on three-day visit from 24 January 2011 to 26 January 2011 as the Chief Guest at the 62nd Republic Day in India.

NASA Research Found the Year 2010 Warmest on Record

Jan 28, 2011
According to the NASA research analysis released on 12 January 2011, the year 2010 was recorded as warmest on record since 1880.

Anibal Cavaco Silva Won Presidential Elections in Portugal

Jan 28, 2011
Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva was elected for a second term according to the election results declared on 23 January 2011.

The Oil Spill near Mumbai Coast Destroyed Mangroves

Jan 28, 2011
An interim report by the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), in the last week of January 2011, stated that the ship collision near the Mumbai coast

The Cause behind Schizophrenia Discovered

Jan 28, 2011
The Scientists of University of New South Wales, in the last week of January 2011, discovered the cause behind Schizophrenia.

Padma Awards 2011

Jan 28, 2011
The Indian government conferred the Padma Awards on 25 January 2011.

RBI Increased Market Rates by 25 Basic Points

Jan 27, 2011
Reseve Bank of India on 25 January 2011 raised market rates by 25 basis points.

Crystal Award of WEF for A. R. Rahman

Jan 27, 2011
A.R. Rahman from India won the Crystal Award of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on 26 January 2011.

New QWERTY Phone Nokia X2-01 Launched

Jan 27, 2011
Nokia launched its latest Qwerty device Nokia X2-01 on 25 January 2011.

Vastanvi Resigned from Post of Rector of Darul Uloom

Jan 27, 2011
Maulana Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi, Mohtamim or rector, of Darul Uloom resigned.

Ranbaxy Laboratories CFO Umesh Sethi Resigned

Jan 27, 2011
President and CFO Umesh Sethi of Ranbaxy Laboratories quit his job on 26 January 2011.

VNL & Boston-Power Entered into a JV

Jan 27, 2011
VNL entered into a joint venture with U.S-based Boston-Power at the ongoing World Economic Forum.

TRAI Moved SC for Fixing Caps in non-CAS Areas

Jan 27, 2011
TRAI moved SC seeking its nod to fix a cap of Rs 250 per month in non-CAS areas.

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