Current Affairs - April, 2012
In order to clear space for stashing away fresh grains, several options are being considered by the Govt, including providing more food-grain into the PDS (Public Distribution System) and selling extra wheat via a re-worked open market sale scheme. The ..
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Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is under US protection in Beijing after a dauntless escape from 19 months under house arrest, in a drama that endangers to erupt new tensions b/w the two governments. Who is Chen Guangcheng? A civil ..
The UK economy has returned to recession, after shrinking by 0.2% in the first 3 months of 2012. The Office of National Statistics held that a sharp fall in construction O/P was behind the surprise contraction. The UK economy shrank ..
China has offered $8 billion in loan to South Sudan to fund a broad range of infrastructure projects over the next 2 years. The funds would be used to build roads, bridges and telecom network. China wants to maintain good ..
India’s indigenously built Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT-1), launched on April 26, 2012 has been placed in its final Polar Sun-synchronous Orbit. On April 27-28, 2012 the satellite’s propulsion system was used in 4 orbital manoeuvres to raise the height of ..
“Caravan of Women” by Lebanese artist Souheil Madi, the world’s largest mural painting of its kind, was unveiled in Dubai. It is a football field size painting on the Gloria Hotel in Dubai can be seen from high altitudes and ..