Current Affairs - December, 2012

Current Affairs of January 2013

The New Year 2013 begins with Tuesday. The following current affairs events are expected to be observed in January 2013. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas India will host the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 from January 7-9, 2013 at Hotel Le Meridien, Kochi, Kerala. Barak Obama as 44th President of United States From January 20, 2013, Barack Obama ..

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“NCIPC” to implement a 5-Year Project for Cyber Security of Critical Sectors // Critical infrastructure protection (CIP) //

The central government has decided to establish five-year project for strengthening the overall cyber security structure of critical sectors of India. This move has come following increase in the number of incidents of cyber attacks as well as security threats. In 2011, India faced around 13000 cyber incidents. Who will implement the Project? It will ..

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Govt approves FDI proposals worth Rs.802 cr

Agreeing to the recommendations of FIPB [Foreign Investment Promotion Board], the Central Government cleared 12 FDI proposals which will make total inflow of over Rs.802 crore. Major Proposals cleared by FIPB:

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Govt extends 2 % interest subsidy for exports for one more year

The Central Government has announced a number of incentives to control the decline in exports, which will fall short of the $360 billion target set for the current fiscal. It has extended the 2 % interest subsidy scheme offered on exports, which was due to expire in March 2013, for one more year. As part ..

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Shinzo Abe: Japan's new prime minister

Shinzo Abe, the leader of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), has been named as the new Prime Minister of Japan by country’s lower house of Parliament. The LDP which was formed in 1955 ruled the country for decades. The party’s stand is nationalist, conservative and pro big business. It ousted the previous government of outgoing PM ..

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