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Suicide Bomber killed more than 90 soldiers and left over 200 injured in Yemen

May 23, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. A suicide bomber killed more than 90 soldiers and left over 200 people injured in Yemeni capital Sanaa on 21 May 2012

Lok Sabha passed Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2010

May 23, 2012
National Current Affairs 2012. The Loksabha, the lower house of the parliament, passed the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2010 on 22 May 2012

Former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka released from the Prison

May 22, 2012
The former Sri Lankan Army chief, Sarath Fonseka, was released from the high-security Welikada prison on 20 May 2012

India surpassed China as the largest Arms Importer in the World

May 22, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. According to a report published in March 2012 by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India topped China as the largest importer of arms during 2007-11

Union Government decided to dole out 38500 Crore Rupees to Public Sector Oil Companies

May 21, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. The Union Government on 21 May 2012 decided to provide 38500 crore rupees as additional cash subsidy to public sector oil companies to compensate

73-Year-Old Tamae Watanabe became World’s Oldest Women to climb the Mount Everest

May 21, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. The 73-year-old Tamae Watanabe bettered her own record of being the world’s oldest women to climb the Mount Everest the world's highest mountain peak

Maria Sharapova defeated Li Na to retain Italian Open title

May 21, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated Li Na of China to retain the Italian Open title on 20 May 2012

Morgan Stanley cut down Growth Forecast for India to 6.3 Per Cent

May 21, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. New York based global financial services firm Morgan Stanley on 21 May 2012 cut down India's economic growth forecast for financial year 2012-13 to 6.3 percent

Serbian Progressive Party Leader Tomislav Nikolic won the Serbia’s Presidential Election

May 21, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. The Serbian Progressive Party leader Tomislav Nikolic won the Serbia’s presidential election on 20 May 2012

Committee formed by Delhi Government to promote Welfare of DTC Workers

May 19, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Committee was formed by Delhi Government under the chairmanship of principal secretary of the finance department to promote the welfare of Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) workers

Rajasthani-Hindi lyricist, musician and poet Gajanan Verma died in Rajasthan

May 19, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Rajasthani -Hindi lyricist, musician and poet Gajanan Verma died on 17 May 2012

Retail Inflation shot up to Double Digit Mark at 10.32 percent in April 2012

May 19, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. Retail inflation shot up to the double digit mark at 10.32 percent in April 2012 on account of substantial increase in vegetable, edible oils and milk prices

Report on Status of Implementation of SCs & STs [Prevention of Atrocities] Act 1989 released

May 19, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Report on the Status of Implementation of SCs and STs [Prevention of Atrocities] Act 1989 and Rules 1995 revealed substantial increase in cases of violence against SCs and STs

MCA banned KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan from entering Wankhede Stadium for Five Years

May 19, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) banned KKR co-owner & Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan from entering the Wankhede Stadium for five years

Airtel introduced Smartbytes Additional Data Usage Packs for Post-paid Mobile Customers on 3G

May 19, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. Bharti Airtel on 17 May 2012 slashed 3G data plan rates by up to 70%. Volume based browsing rate on 3G were reduced from 10 paisa per 10kb to 3 paisa per 10kb

The Union Cabinet approved 7.6 Billion Dollar TAPI Gas Pipeline Project

May 18, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Union Cabinet approved the 7.6 billion dollar TAPI gas pipeline project on 17 May 2012

Union government of India approved the changes in the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill 2010

May 18, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Union government of India approved the changes in the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010

Government cleared Rs 8500-crore Project to promote connectivity in Naxalite-affected Districts

May 18, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Union government cleared a Rs 8500-crore project under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to connect 6000 habitations in 78 naxalite-affected districts

India’s Consumer Price Inflation Figure surged to 10.36 Per Cent in the Month of April

May 18, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. India’s consumer price inflation (CPI) surged to 10.36 percent in the month of April 2012

Samsung became Number One Mobile Company in the World

May 18, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. Korean mobile giant Samsung on 17 May 2012 surpassed the Finland based mobile manufacturer Nokia as the world’s number one mobile company
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