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Tripura slated for the Fifth Software Technology Park in North-East India

May 29, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Tripura Industrial Development Corporation (TIDC) on 28 May 2012 announced to set up North-East India’s fifth Software Technology Park in Tripura

Andhra Pradesh High Court set aside 4.5 Per Cent Sub-Quota for Minorities

May 29, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Andhra Pradesh High Court on 28 May 2012 invalidated the 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities carved out of the 27 per cent

Cyrus Mistry and Mallika Srinivasan appointed on the Board of Tata Steel

May 29, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. Cyrus Mistry, the Chairman-designate of Tata groups was appointed as an additional director on the board of Tata Steel on 21 May 2012

16-year-old Indian-origin student cracked 350-year old Mathematics Problem

May 28, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Shouryya Ray a 16-year-old Indian-origin student from Germany cracked a 350-year old mathematics puzzle on 26 May 2012

Sahara Signed Agreement to build Notun Dhaka in Bangladesh

May 28, 2012
Sahara India Pariwar signed an agreement with the Bangladesh government to design and develop a new city Notun Dhaka (New Dhaka) on 28 May 2012

International Institute for Species Exploration unveiled the Top Ten New Species

May 28, 2012
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs 2012. The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University on 23 May 2012 unveiled a list of the 10 best newly discovered species of 2011

Praveen Rana clinched the 66kg Title at First Hari Ram Indian Grand Prix Wrestling Championship

May 28, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Praveen Rana, the young Indian wrestler, clinched the 66kg freestyle title on the final day of the first Hari Ram Indian Grand Prix wrestling championship

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Myanmar

May 28, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held dialogues with Myanmar President Thein Sein on 27 May 2012

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings to win Indian Premier League Season 5

May 28, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated the defending champion Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to win their maiden Indian Premier League

Navis acquired the Full Ownership of Indian Fastfood Chain Nirula's

May 25, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. Malaysian private equity company Navis Capital Partners acquired the stake of Samir Kuckreja the co-owner of Nirula’s to gain complete control over homegrown fast food chain

India Successfully test-fired Akash missile from Odisha

May 25, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. India successfully test-fired the indigenously built Akash missile

National Green Tribunal suspended Environment Clearance to the Srikakulam Thermal Power Plant

May 25, 2012
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs 2012. The National Green Tribunal suspended environment clearance to the thermal power plant in Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh on 24 May 2012

Bharti Airtel acquired 49 Per Cent Stake in Qualcomm’s Broadband Wireless Access Business

May 24, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. India’s leading telecom company Bharti Airtel on 23 May 2012, acquired 49 per cent stake in Qualcomm’s broadband wireless access

Mahashweta Devi resigned as Chairperson of Bangla Academy

May 24, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Veteran Bengali Author Mahashweta Devi resigned as chairperson of the Bangla Academy, an autonomous body set up to promote the Bengali literature

India inked TAPI Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement with Turkmenistan

May 24, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. GAIL (India) Limited inked the gas sale and purchase agreement (GSPA) with TurkmenGaz, Turkmenistan's national oil company

Oil Marketing Companies raised Petrol Prices by 7.54 Rupees a Liter

May 24, 2012
National Current Affairs 2012. The state-owned oil marketing companies increased the price of Petrol by 7.54 rupees a litre to 73.18 rupees with effect from midnight 23 May 2012

Small Industries Development Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2012 tabled in the Lok Sabha

May 23, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. Union government on 22 May 2012 tabled the Small Industries Development Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2012 in the Lok Sabha

Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic to clinch Italian Open Title

May 23, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Spaniard Rafael Nadal defeated world no. 1 Novak Djokovic to claim his sixth Italian Open Title on 21 May 2012

Chelsea defeated Bayern Munich to win its First Champions League Title

May 23, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Chelsea, the English football club defeated German football club Bayern Munich to win its first Champions League Title

Shyam Benegal to be presented with South Asian Cinema Foundation's Excellence in Cinema Award

May 23, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. SACF in association with BFI Southbank & Nehru Centre decided to honour veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal with the South Asian Cinema Foundation's Excellence in Cinema Award
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