Page-2 of Current Affairs - April, 2012

“Caravan of Women”: World’s largest mural painting unveiled in Dubai

“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 helicopters. “Caravan of Womën” depicts the camel caravans that used to pass through the Arabian ..

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Indian Ambassador asks US students to stay alert on effects of protectionism

Addressing the students at University of Florida, India’s Ambassador to the United States Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the crushing effects of protectionism as it is retrogressive and blocks economic growth and development in the age of globalization. She held that the borders b/w nations are becoming increasingly porous, and ..

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Aditya Mehta stuns Pankaj Advani for Asian snooker title

India’s Aditya Mehta stunned compatriot Pankaj Advani to become only the third Indian ever to clinch the Asian Snooker Championships in Doha. Aditya sealed the match 7-5. Aditya is the 3rd Indian to lift the Asian Snooker Title and gets the championship trophy home after 8 year long wait.

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Govt proposes a board for growth of auto sector

NAB: National Automative Board The government has finalized the proposal to set up NAB under the Department of Heavy Industry to support fresh initiatives for the growth of the automobile sector. NAB would be set up as an autonomous body constituting technical and domain experts to take up and synergise the ongoing and fresh go-aheads ..

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Jan 16, 2012 troop movement was purely training drill: Govt

Discounting a media report on "non-notified" troop movement by army, the government informed Rajya Sabha that the exercise was undertaken for training purpose directed at refining mobilization drills and preparedness of the force. Defence Minister A K Antony held that the movement was purely for training purpose aimed at refining the mobilization drills and ascertaining ..

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