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October 2011 Current Affairs

13th Raid de Himalaya Motor Rally in Himalayan Terrain concluded in Srinagar

Oct 19, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. India's Suresh Rana won the extreme four wheeler categories in the 13th Raid de Himalaya motor rally

Scientists Identified the bug which Caused the Bubonic Plague in Europe

Oct 18, 2011
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. Scientists claimed to have reconstructed the genome of the bug that caused the bubonic plague (often referred as black death) in Europe

The First ever Prisoner Swap between Israel and Palestine took place at the Rafah Crossing

Oct 18, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. The first ever prisoner swap between Israelis and the radical Palestinian group Hamas took place at the Rafah crossing on 18 October 2011

Scientists identified the Genes which Increase a Person’s Risk of Getting Dengue

Oct 18, 2011
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. Scientists identified two genes, which increase a person’s risk of getting dengue. Dengue is the most common mosquito-borne infection after malaria

Bombay HC awarded Death Sentence to 4 in the 2003 Maharashtra Murder Case

Oct 18, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Bombay High Court upheld the death sentence awarded to four convicts for murdering 10 people in 2003 in Maharashtra

Delhi State Cabinet Hiked Monthly Pensions of Senior Citizens

Oct 18, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Delhi state cabinet on 17 October 2011 hiked monthly pensions of senior citizens who are 70 years old and above

Syria announced the Creation of a Committee tasked with Preparing New Constitution

Oct 17, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. President Bashar al-Assad of Syria on 15 October 2011 announced the creation of an ad hoc committee tasked with preparing a new Constitution within four months

SEBI Panel rejected the Proposal to raise Mutual Fund Net Worth Cap to Rs 50 crore

Oct 17, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. SEBI-panel on mutual funds retained the minimum capital requirement to start a fund house at Rs 10 crore

World Food Day observed on 16 October with Food Prices – From Crisis to Stability as Theme

Oct 17, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. World Food Day 2011 was observed with the theme- Food Prices – From Crisis to Stability

Andy Murray who defeated David Ferrer to win Shanghai Masters Title moved to No.3 Position

Oct 17, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Andy Murray retained his Shanghai Masters title by defeating David Ferrer 7-5 6-4 in the final on 16 October 2011

Fresh Capital to be infused in SBI to help it achieve Compliance with Capital Adequacy Ratio Norms

Oct 17, 2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. The government to infuse fresh fund into SBI to help it achieve an 8 per cent capital adequacy ratio (CAR)

Red Bull sealed the Constructors’ Title at the Korean Grand Prix as Vettel clenched Title

Oct 17, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull won the Korean Grand Prix on 16 October 2011

Gurbachan Singh appointed Chairman of Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board

Oct 17, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Union Agriculture Commissioner Gurbachan Singh was appointed Chairman of the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board for a seven-year term

Rajasthan Water Resources Minister Mahipal Maderna sacked in the Bhanwari Devi Missing Case

Oct 17, 2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Rajasthan Water Resources Minister Mahipal Maderna was dropped from the Cabinet  for his alleged involvement in Bhanwari Devi missing case

Button won Japanese Grand Prix while Vettel became Youngest Double World Champion

Oct 17, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel who finished third in the Japanese Grand Prix became the youngest double world champion

India and Myanmar agreed to Step up Cooperation in Oil and Natural Gas

Oct 17, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, HEU Thein Sein visited India from 12 to 15 October 2011. During this visit, India and Myanmar agreed to step up cooperation in oil and natural gas

Scientists found the Ozone Hole above Antarctica, the Fifth Largest on Record

Oct 17, 2011
Environment & Ecology Current Affairs 2011. Scientists found the Ozone hole above Antarctica. The Ozone hole found by the scientists reached its maximum annual size on 14 September 2011, becoming the fifth largest on record

Vinod Kumar won the Gold Medal in the National Wrestling Championships

Oct 15, 2011
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Vinod Kumar of RSPB (Railway Sports Promotion Board) on 14 October 2011 won the 55 kg freestyle gold medal in the 56th Senior National wrestling championships at Nandininagar, Uttar Pradesh

India and UK agreed to Work towards the MoU in Areas Related to Urban Development

Oct 15, 2011
International Current Affairs 2011. Kamal Nath Minister of Urban Development, Government of India and Gregory Clark, Minister of State for Decentralization and Cities agreed to work towards a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and UK at London

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