Page-3 of Current Affairs - January, 2012

Multilateral Convention relating to Tax Matters inked by India

· Indian finalized a Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. This device as yet was available only for the members of Council of Europe and OECD , but was amended in 2010 and thrown open to all countries from last June. The Meeting was amended to answer this year’s G20 call for ..

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Current Affairs : January 24, 2012

Al-Qaeda takes over Yemen city In Yemen, Al-Qaeda militants have taken over the city of Rada in the Southeastern Al Bayda province. They have named Tareq al-Dahab, a brother-in-law of slain US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi, who was killed in a suspected US drone strike in September as the new Emir or the Governor. The group ..

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Current Affairs: January 22-23, 2012

T.R. Ramachandran re-elected Press Club of India president The Press Club of India announced that veteran journalist T.R. Ramachandran of G-Files has been re-elected president and Anil Anand of Greater Kashmir is the new secretary general. Leshka project in Meghalaya starts Power generation The Leshka power project in Meghalaya s Jaintia Hills district has started ..

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Current Affairs : January 21, 2012

40th Manipur Day celebrated Manipur was a princely state under the suzerenity of British India and existed as such until 1947 as Kanglapak Kingdom. The Kanglapak King wilfully acceded to the newly independent Union of India. In 1956, Manipur was made a union territory and it became a full-fledged state in 1972 with Muhammad Alimuddin ..

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Current Affairs : January 20, 2012

Jaipur Literature Festival, begins Fifth Jaipur Literature Festival begins in Jaipur on 19th January. About 250 writers from India and abroadparticipating in the 5-day long Jaipur Literature Festival. In a session on ‘Truth of Poetry and Truth of Politics’, Union Minister Mr Kapil Sibbal says that the Government does not believe in censorship on Internet ..

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