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Vijay Kumar earned Quota Place for the 2012 London Olympics

May 23, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Vijay Kumar became the seventh Indian shooter to earn a quota place for the 2012 London Olympics

The United States Imposed Sanctions on Syrian President Basher al-Assad

May 23, 2011
International/World Current Affairs 2011. The United States on 18 May 2011 imposed sanctions on Syrian President Basher al-Assad and six other top aides for Human rights abuses

Solar Sheet Developed that Captures More than 90 Percent of Available Light

May 21, 2011
Science&Technology Current Affairs 2011. An engineer from the University of Missouri developed a flexible solar sheet that captures more than 90 percent of available light

The Working group of NAC Drafted note on Land Acquisition

May 21, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The Working group of NAC (National Advisory Council) drafted a detailed note on land acquisition and relief and rehabilitation

Trinamool Congress Won the State Assembly Elections 2011 in West Bengal

May 21, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. According to the election results declared by Election Commission of India on 13 May 2011 Trinamool Congress won the state assembly elections 2011 in West Bengal

Lizard Fossil Provided the Evidence that the Snakes and Lizards Evolved Independently

May 21, 2011
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs2011. The researchers from the University of Toronto Mississauga discovered 47-million-year old fossil of a lizard called Cryptolacerta hassiaca

PM Manmohan Singh dedicated 6-MMTPA Bina Refinery in Madhya Pradesh to the Nation

May 20, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on 19 May 2011 dedicated the world-class, 6-MMTPA Bina Refinery in Madhya Pradesh to the nation

Information & Broadcasting Ministry announced the Winners of the 58th National Film Awards

May 20, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Adaminte Makan Abu directed by Salim Ahamed judged Best Feature Film at the 58th National Film Awards

BHEL Successfully tested India's First Turbo Generator of 600 MW Rating

May 20, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) announced on 19 May 2011 the successful manufacture and testing of India's first turbo generator of 600 MW rating

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved North Eastern State Roads Investment Programme

May 20, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-assisted North Eastern State Roads Investment Programme (NESRIP)

Cochin Port bagged Old is Gold award of Kirloskar Brother for oldest Kirloskar Industrial Pump

May 20, 2011
Corporate/Business Current Affairs 2011. Cochin Port Trust bagged the Old is Gold award of Kirloskar Brother Ltd (KBL), Pune, for the oldest Kirloskar Industrial Pump

Cabinet Committee approved Neyveli Lignite Corporation's Thermal Power Project in TN

May 20, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure approved Neyveli Lignite Corporation's (NLC) Rs 5907.11-crore lignite-based thermal power project in Tamil Nadu

Oil Ministry decided to shift Rs 6000 crore subsidy burden to Oil PSUs

May 20, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. Oil ministry decided to shift the subsidy burden of 6000 crore for 2010-11 among oil marketing firms after the finance ministry rejected demands to fully compensate refiners

Supreme Court Scrapped 100% quota for army kids in ACMS

May 20, 2011
Indian Current Affairs2011. The Supreme Court of India on 12 May 2011 gave the ruling that non-minority educational institutions have no right to

New Technique for Artificial Photosynthesis Developed by the Scientists

May 20, 2011
Scientists in the second week of May 2011 developed a new technique  for artificial photosynthesis.  

Stricter Parameters to Improve Education for the students of Indian system of medicine

May 20, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The union government of India issued stricter parameters for granting permission to set up and upgrade the existing colleges

Pakistan Inaugurated Its Third Nuclear Power Plant at Chashma

May 20, 2011
International/World Current Affairs 2011. Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani inaugurated the second nuclear power plant at Chashma in Punjab

Annual State Plan for Maharashtra Finalised at 42000 Crore Rupees

May 20, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. The Annual Plan for Maharashtra for 2010-11 was finalised at 42000 crore rupees on 19 May 2011 during the meeting between

Iran Agreed to Resume Nuclear Talks with 6 Nations

May 20, 2011
International/World Current Affairs 2011. Iran agreed to resume talks on its controversial nuclear programme with six major nations

International Museum Day celebrated to Increase Public Awareness of Role of Museums

May 19, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. International Museum Day (IMD) was observed on 18 May 2011with the theme Museum and Memory
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