Page-14 of Current Affairs - January, 2012

Current Affairs: January 5, 2012

Prof Trinh Xuan Thuan gets ‘Kalinga Chair’ award Eminent scientist, Prof Trinh Xuan Thuan, of Vietnam has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Kalinga Chair’ award at the 99th Indian Science Congress at Bhubaneswar. The award was conferred marking the 60th anniversary of the prestigious UNESCO Kalinga Prize. Kalinga Prize is given by United Nations Educational, ..

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Current Affairs: January 4, 2012

99th Indian Science Congress Inaugurated at KIIT 99th Indian Science Congress has begun at the KIIT University campus in Bhubneshwar on January 3, 2012. Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh inaugurated the five-day event. More than 15,000 delegates including 500 foreign scientists and 20 Nobel laureates will attend the Science Congress. They will deliberate on issues ..

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Current Affairs: January 3, 2012

99th Indian Science Congress Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubneshwar is hosting the 99th Indian Science Congress. Inauguration by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on January 3, 2012. A total of 15,000 delegates including 20 Nobel Prize winner scientists from across the globe will be attending the five-day long Indian Science Congress. US President ..

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Current Affairs: January 2, 2012

Government to allow QFIs to invest in India The Government has started the New Year with an important policy change by deciding to allow the Qualified Foreign Investors to invest in Indian equity markets. The Qualified Foreign Investor is an individual or group or association resident in a foreign country that is compliant with Financial ..

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Current Affairs : January 1, 2012

Welcome 2012 New Year 2012 is welcomed by people world over with great fanfare. 2012 is a leap year that starts on Sunday. The United Nations General Assembly designated 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives, highlighting the contribution of cooperatives to socio-economic development, in particular recognizing their impact on poverty reduction, employment generation and ..

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