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RBI kept Key Policy Rates Unchanged in its Mid-quarterly Monetary Policy Review

Jun 18, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. The Reserve Bank of India in its mid-quarterly monetary policy review on 18 June 2012, decided to keep the cash reserve ratio and the policy repo rate unchanged at 4.75 per cent and 8.0 per cent respectively

Indian American Professor Anjani Jain appointed Associate Dean at Yale School of Management

Jun 18, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Yale School of Management appointed Indian American professor & IIM alumnus Anjani Jain as senior associate dean for the full-time MBA programme

Fatou Bensouda appointed Chief Prosecutor of International Criminal Court

Jun 18, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Gambian lawyer Fatou Bensouda was sworn in on 15 June 2012 as the International Criminal Court's new chief prosecutor

China launched its Fourth Human Spaceflight Shenzhou-9 into Space

Jun 18, 2012
Science and Technology Current Affairs 2012. China on 16 June 2012 launched its fourth human spaceflight Shenzhou-9 from the Jiuquan satellite launch centre in north-western Gansu province

Saina Nehwal beat China's Xuerui Li to win her Third Indonesia Open Title

Jun 18, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Ace Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal clinched her third Indonesia Open Super Series title after beating China's Xuerui Li in title clash in Jakarta

Hong Kong stock exchange makes $2.2 billion offer to London Metal Exchange

Jun 16, 2012
Hong Kong's stock exchange decided to buy the 135-year-old London Metal Exchange for 1.4 billion pounds ($2.2 billion)

India’s Exports dropped by 4.16 Per Cent at 25.68 Billion Dollar in May 2012

Jun 15, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. India, on 14 June 2012, reported a 4.16 per cent drop in its exports at 25.68 billion dollar in May 2012

Election Commission notified the Date for the 14th Presidential Election

Jun 14, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Election Commission of India on 11 June 2012 notified the date for the 14th Presidential election.

Sikkim decides to scrap four hydel projects on Tributaries of Teesta, North Sikkim

Jun 14, 2012
State current affairs 2012,Sikkim government decided to scrap four hydel projects on tributaries of the Teesta in North Sikkim. The hydel projects scrapped were the 99-MW Bop hydro-electric project (HEP), 99-MW Bhimkyong HEP and the 99-MW Lachung HEP on the Lachung Chu and the 280-MW Teesta Stage-I HEP at Lachen

Indu Chaudhary and Sakshi Malik won Gold Medals in Asian junior wrestling championship 2012

Jun 14, 2012
Indu Chaudhary and Sakshi Malik won gold Medals in Asian junior wrestling championship 2012 at Almaty, Kazakhstan on 13 June 2012

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Decided to Merge with Suzuki Powertrain India Ltd

Jun 14, 2012
Corporate current affairs 2012, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd decided to get into a merger with Suzuki Powertrain India Ltd .This initiative will help them prepare and meet the increasing demand for diesel vehicles

Israeli Scientist Daniel Hillel won World Food Prize 2012

Jun 14, 2012
International Current Affairs2012. Daniel Hillel won World Food Prize 2012 on 13 June 2012. He is a scientist from Israel

Five Northeastern States and Himachal Pradesh appraised as Most Environmentally Sustainable States

Jun 14, 2012
Environmental & Ecology Current Affairs 2012. The Environmental Sustainable Index (ESI) 2011 released on 14 June 2012, appraised five northeastern statesand Himachal Pradesh as the most environmentally sustainable states in the country

NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array launched to explore Black Holes

Jun 14, 2012
Science and Technology Current Affairs 2012. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 13 May 2012 launched Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) on a Pegasus rocket

Nokia launched Pureview 808 Smart phone for India at 33899 rupees

Jun 14, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. Nokia launched Pureview 808 Smart phone for India on 12 June 2012 at a price of 33899 rupees in Delhi

Many People Killed and Several Injured in a Series of Bomb Explosions in Iraq

Jun 14, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. At least 84 people were killed and score others were left injured in a series of bomb blasts and gunfire attacks throughout Iraq on 13 June 2012

Pakistani Ghazal Maestro Mehdi Hassan died in Karachi

Jun 13, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Pakistani ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan passed away following a prolonged illness in Karachi on 13 June 2012.

7,500 years aged pearl found in the UAE

Jun 13, 2012
The oldest pearl that goes back to over 7,500 years right up to the Neolithic Age, was found recently in the UAE .The gem specialists believed that the oldest pearl that was known went back to 3000 BC.

Assam Government released Vision Document for Women and Children

Jun 13, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Assam government on 12 June 2012 released the vision document for the state’s women and children

Legendary Cuban Boxer Teofilo Stevenson died at the Age of 60

Jun 13, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Legendary Cuban Boxer Teofilo Stevenson died of heart attack on 13 June 2012 at the age of 60
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