Page-6 of Current Affairs - August, 2011

Current Affairs : August 5, 2011

NASA discovers First Evidence of Water on Mars NASA Scientists claimed to have discovered the first substantiation of flowing water on Mars Evidence collected by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter the first discovery of active liquid water in the ground on the red planet The orbiter circling Mars since 2006, monitored several instances of what seemed ..

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Current Affairs : August 4, 2011

Single-window Clearance System approved by SEBI for prior approvals Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) approved a single-window clearance system for market entities like stock brokers, for grant of prior approval for change in control of their management structures Objective: To speed up the process of allowing prior approval (in case of change of ..

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Current Affairs: August 3, 2011

Brahmasree Malliyoor Sankaran Namboothiri passed away Eminent Sanskrit scholar and Bhagavatham proponent Malliyoor Sankaran Namboothiri passed away in Kuruppanthara, near Kottayam ‘Bhagavata-Hamsam’ Brahmasree Malliyoor Shankaran Namboothiri (91) was a well known proponent of ritual narration of Bhagavatam-stories Obama Signs Bill To Raise Debt Ceiling US President Barack Obama signed an agreement raising the US Government’s ..

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Current Affairs : August 2, 2011

Ace Shooter Ronjan Sodhi ranked No.1 by ISSF Ronjan Sodhi : Champion double-trap shooter and Asian Games gold medalist Sodhi ranked No.1 in the world by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Sodhi won gold in the World Cup Finals in Turkey in 2010 He recently won the silver medal in the Beijing World Cup ..

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Current Affairs: August 1, 2011

August 1, 2011: Monsoon Session of Parliament commences August 1, 2011: The monsoon session of the Parliament commences Government decided to introduce 32 new bills including the Lokpal Bill Other key bills to be introduced include Land Acquisition Bill, Food Security Bill, the Benami Transactions Bill and the Mines and Minerals Bill Payment dispute of ..

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