Page-2 of Current Affairs - July, 2012

Modi inclined to develop “Dholera SIR” by emulating Kobe

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, on visit to Japan, has expressed his wish to develop Dholera SIR (Special Investment Region) as a model port city just like Kobe city in Japan. Dholera– Dholera is a town in Gujarat. It is an ancient port-city in Gulf of Khambhat (Cambay), 30 km. from Dhandhuka village of Ahmedabad ..

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India’s largest industrial solar plant starts functioning

India’s largest ever industrial solar plant in Ludhiana district of Punjab started functioning. This unit has been built to perform dual functions of producing solar power besides and providing permanent solution of disposal of large quantity of industrial waste water by evaporating it. The plant will provide relief to the industry from environmental pollution which ..

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Prime Minister constitutes committee to review taxation of development centres & IT sector

To review taxation of development centres and IT sector a committee has been established by the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. The Committee will function in consultations with stakeholders and related government departments to finalize the Safe Harbour provisions announced in Budget 2010. It will also recommend the approach to taxation of Development Centres. Earlier, ..

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India’s anti-ragging portal unveiled

Government of India launched an anti-ragging website ‘www.antiragging.in’ which will facilitate students of various universities, colleges and professional institutes to register online complaints against ragging or harassment and seek quicker action. The portal will be managed by UGC. The portal has been built by the Aman Satya Kachroo Trust in collaboration with Rajendra Kachroo, father ..

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Airtel, Vodafone hurriedly allocated excess spectrum, Rs 508 cr loss to exchequer: CBI

As per Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), current telecom operators Bharti Airtel (earlier known as Bharti Cellular) and Vodafone India (earlier known as Hutchison Max & Sterling Cellular) were sold additional spectrum beyond 6.2 MHz, up to 10 MHz, in unnecessary hurry in January 2002. As per its report of the then communication minister Pramod ..

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