Page-4 of Current Affairs - December, 2011
Recently, the Indian Armed Forces (Army and Air Force) is testing its war-fighting doctrine in the Barmer-Jaisalmer sector, in biggest ever war game. The frontline IAF fighter aircraft such as the Sukhoi-30, AWACS and UAVs provided live feed of war games to battle field commanders. Sixty thousand troops and 300 tanks participated in the exercise ..
Topics: Aircraft • Aviation • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Indian Air Force • Indian Armed Forces • Mikoyan MiG-27 • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 • Ministry of Defence • South Western Air Command • Sukhoi Su-30MKI
Constitution (113th) Amendment Bill pertains to change of the entry of Oriya Language to Odiya in the 8th Schedule of Constitution of India. President Pratibha Patil has given her assent to the Orissa (the Alteration of Name) Bill and the Constitution(113th) Amendment Bill, already approved by both the houses of Parliament. With this assent, the ..
Topics: Constitution of India • Decades • In India • Odisha • Seventy-ninth Amendment of the Constitution of India • Sixty-second Amendment of the Constitution of India • The Orissa (Alteration of Name) Act • Units of time
The Hundred Drums or Wangala Festival of the tribal Garos began at Asanang village in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district in the second week of December . The Wangala is the most important post-harvest festival of the Garos and is a thanksgiving ceremony to Misi Saljong and Minima Rokkime , also known as the Great ..
Topics: Calendars • Culture of Meghalaya • Ethnic groups in Bangladesh • Garo • Garo Hills • Garo people • Harvest festivals • Meghalaya • Northeast India • Thanksgiving • Tourism in North East India • Wangala
Famous Jhiri Mela commenced near village Kalyanpur in the Kanhachak area in Jammu on occasion of Gurupurab, the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The fair is held to commemorate the martyrdom of the Baba Jitto, who fought against exploitation of the feudal Lord or Jagirdar Bir Singh and died fighting for the rights of ..
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has joined social networking site Facebook, popularly known as FB to get help from netizens in cracking cases. CBI’s Bhopal unit became the first unit to go online on Facebook. The agency has plans that all the wings based across the country will be going online. The reason is ..