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United States announced the Partial Rollback of Sanctions on Myanmar

May 18, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. United States on 17 May 2012 decided to ease the economic sanctions imposed on Myanmar and named the first ambassador to the former pariah state in the past 22 years

Reserve Bank of India decided to set up a 2 Billion Dollar Swap Facility for SAARC Nations

May 17, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 16 May 2012 decided to set up a 2 billion dollar swap facility for SAARC (South-Asian Association for Regional Co-operation) member-nations

Manjeet Singh Panghal defeated Gurleen Singh to claim the Junior National Boxing Title

May 17, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Manjeet Singh Panghal defeated Gurleen Singh to clinch the 69kg title in the 45th National junior boxing championship

Commerce Ministry relaxed the Conditions for Sugar Exports

May 17, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. The Commerce Ministry, on 16 May 2012, relaxed conditions for sugar exports by raising the quota to 25000 tonnes from 10000 tonnes

Indian Rupee plunged to its Historic Low of 54.56 Against the U.S. Dollar

May 17, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. Indian Rupee plunged to its historic low mark of 54.56 against the U.S. dollar on 16 May 2012

Russian-made Soyuz craft launched from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan

May 16, 2012
Science and Technology Current Affairs 2012. A three-man team on 15 May 2012 blasted off from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board a Russian-made Soyuz craft

Honda launched its First Low Cost Motorcycle Dream Yuga

May 16, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. Honda launched Dream Yuga, its first low cost mass motorcycle in Indian market on 16 May 2012

Jean-Marc Ayrault took over as the New Prime Minister of France

May 16, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Jean-Marc Ayrault a moderate Socialist took over as the France’s new Prime Minister on 16 May 2012

Saurabh Chandra took the Additional Charge of the Secretary of the Department of Commerce

May 16, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Saurabh Chandra, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, was slated to hold the additional charge of the post of Secretary of the Department of Commerce

Malaysia defeated Pakistan to clinch Junior Hockey World Cup 2012 Title

May 15, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Malaysia defeated Pakistan to win the Junior Hockey World Cup 2012.

World Wildlife Fund released its Report on Global Environment

May 15, 2012
Environment and Ecology Current Affairs 2012. The World Wildlife Fund in its report Living Planet Report 2012 released on 15 May 2012 noted that Biodiversity has decreased by an average of 28 percent

Automobile Major Bajaj Auto launched Discover 125 ST

May 15, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. Leading two-wheeler company Bajaj Auto, on 14 May 2012, launched the Discover 125 ST

Inflation Figure for April 2012 surged to 7.23 Per Cent

May 15, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. India’s overall inflation for the month of April 2012 swelled to 7.23 per cent

Tibetan Spiritual Leader, The Dalai Lama, received the 1.7 Million Dollar Templeton Prize

May 15, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, received the 1.7 million dollar Templeton Prize on 14 May 2012 for his help in promoting links between spirituality and science

Key Afghan Peace Negotiator Arsalan Rahmani Daulat assassinated in Kabul

May 14, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Arsalan Rahmani Daulat, the Key Afghan peace mediator, was assassinated 13 May 2012

Roger Federer defeated Tomas Berdych to win Madrid Open Title

May 14, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Swiss tennis star Roger Federer defeated Czech Tomas Berdych to win Madrid Open title on 13 May 2012.

14 People died in a Plane Crash in Jomsom in Nepal

May 14, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. An Agni Airplane crashed in Jomsom in western Nepal crashed on 14 May 2012 killing nearly 14 of the 21 people on board

Rahul Khullar appointed as the New Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

May 14, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Union Government of India appointed Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar as the new chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Jordan’s Parliament passed a Law to Encourage a Multiparty Political System in the Country

May 11, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Jordan's parliament on 9 May 2012 passed a law to encourage a multiparty political system in the country. The move is one of the key reform measures announced by Jordanian King Abdullah II

Pakistan Successfully test-fired Hatf III Ghaznavi Missile

May 11, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Pakistan successfully test-fired Hatf III Ghaznavi missile on 10 May 2012
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