Current Affairs 2011
Coast Guard rescues 85 foreign nationals from Volcanic Island Indian Coast Guard Ship Bhikhaiji Cama rescued 85 marooned survivors (37 Myanmarese and 48 Bangladeshi) from Barren Island, India's lone active volcano. Declare cold wave as 'natural disaster', UP govt urges the Centre Uttar Pradesh has urged the Centre to include 'cold wave' in the list
M P Mishra to be mela officer of Kumbh in UP The Uttar Pradesh government appointed Mani Prasad Mishra as the new Mela Officer of the world famous religious fair of Kumbh to be organised in Allahabad at the banks of Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythyical Saraswati. Kingfisher Airlines to be
Food Security Bill cleared The Cabinet today cleared the much awaited Food Security Bill that seeks to give legal entitlement to subsidised food grains to about 64 per cent of the country's population. The Bill proposes to give food security to 75 per cent of the rural population, and 50 per cent of the urban
Doordarshan to launch 'India innovates' programmes from Jan 26 Doordarshan will launch India innovates programme based on creative activities having far reaching effect on public importance from January 26, 2012. The programme would cover creative activities having far reaching effect on public importance. Digitalisation work of the doordarshan would be completed by the year 2014.
Hazare is CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Anna Hazare was honoured with the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2011 award while West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was feted for her contribution to politics. Vijay Divas celebrated to remember victory over Pakistan Vijay Diwas, marking the country's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, was
Canada quits Kyoto Complaining that Kyoto Protocol does not cover the world's two largest emitters, the United States and China, and therefore cannot work, Canada has quit the Kyoto Protocol. The Protocol originally covered countries generating less than 30 per cent of global emissions and now it covered less than only 13 per cent and