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Current Affairs Live Updates: 2nd Phase of Polling in WB, Assam, Immunization Drive for 45 and Above Begins, Get Latest & Daily Current Affairs Updates Here

Apr 1, 2021
Current Affairs Live Blog: Today i.e. on 1st April, the 2nd Phase of Polling will commence for the on-going assembly elections and also the COVID-19 immunization drive will be opened to people of 45 years and above. To help UPSC, Banking, SSC and other government exam aspirants a

Union Budget 2021 Highlights: PM Modi terms Active and Not Reactive, Focused on Covid-related reforms to Atmanirbhar resolve

Feb 1, 2021
Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2021-22 today in the Parliament. Expectations from this year’s budgets were very high considering it had to provide much needed relief to the ailing economy and also address the traditional challenges or unemployment, f

Rangarajan Committee formed to Review Existing Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs)

Jun 1, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. Union government formed the Rangarajan Committee to review the existing production sharing contracts (PSCs)

Nepal SC issued Show Cause Notice to Government over Dissolution of Constituent Assembly

May 31, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Nepal’s Supreme Court issued a show cause notice to the government over the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly and the announcement of fresh elections

Bihar prohibited Sale and Manufacturing of All Tobacco Products for Next One Year

May 31, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Bihar Government on 30 May 2012 prohibited the sale and manufacturing of all the tobacco products for next one year

General Bikram Singh took over the Reins of Indian Army

May 31, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. General Bikram Singh, a veteran infantry officer, assumed the charge as the 25th Chief of the Indian Army

Chinese Computer Major Lenovo appointed Ranbir Kapoor as its Brand Ambassador

May 31, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. Chinese computer major Lenovo on 29 May 2012 roped in Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor as the brand ambassador for its range of products in India

India’s Economic Growth Rate plunged to 5.3 Per Cent in the January-March Quarter of 2011-12

May 31, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. India’s economic growth rate plunged to 5.3 per cent in the January-March quarter of 2011-12. The figure is lowest in the past 9 years

Defending Champion Vishwanathan Anand beat Boris Gelfand to clinch FIDE World Chess Title

May 31, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. India’s ace chess player Vishwanathan Anand on 30 May 2012 claimed the FIDE ( Federation Internationale des Echec) World Chess Title for the record fifth time

Mark Webber of Red Bull raced ahead to win the Monaco Grand Prix

May 31, 2012
Sports Current Affairs 2012. Mark Webber of Red Bull raced ahead to emerge victorious in the Monaco Grand Prix on 27 May 2012

Pakistan successfully test-fired Nuclear Capable Hatf 9 Missile

May 30, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Pakistan on 29 May 2012 successfully test-fired a short-range Hatf 9 (Nasr) missile. The missile which has a range of 60 kilometers

Delhi High Court provides Devas Multimedia Protection from Coercive Action

May 30, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. The Delhi High Court on 29 May 2012 ruled that the authorities can’t opt for any coercive measure against Devas Multimedia

Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav removed Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai

May 30, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav on 29 May 2012 removed Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai from his post, but asked him to keep the charge until an alternative arrangement is put into place

Union Government decided to streamline 35000 Crore Rupees Debt for Textile Industry

May 30, 2012
Economy Current Affairs 2012. The Union Government of India on 29 May 2012 decided to streamline debt worth 35000 crore rupees to rescue cash-strapped textile industry

Army Chief General VK Singh ratified Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash's Dissmissal

May 30, 2012
National Current Affairs 2012. Chief of Army Staff General VK Singh on 21 May 2012 ratified a court martial’s decision to dismiss former military secretary Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash from service

Rahul Bhattacharya won the Prestigious Ondaatje Prize 2012

May 30, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Rahul Bhattacharya, the Delhi-based author, on 29 May 2012 won the prestigious Ondaatje Prize 2012 for his book  The Sly Company of People Who Care

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake jolted North-Eastern Italy, 16 People killed

May 30, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake jolted northeastern Italy, killing at least 16 people and injuring 350 on 30 May 2012

Shakeel Afridi who helped track Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden got 33-year Imprisonment

May 29, 2012
International Current Affairs 2012. Shakeel Afridi, the man behind the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Abottabad in Pakistan on 2 May 2011 sentenced to 33 years imprisonment

Axis Bank tied up with Bahrain Bank for remitting Money from Bahrain

May 29, 2012
Corporate Current Affairs 2012. India’s third largest private sector lender Axis Bank on 28 May 2012 signed an agreement with Ahli United Bank B.S.C., Bahrain for remitting money from Bahrain to any person in India
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