Current Affairs - June, 2011

Current Affairs : June 29-30, 2011

New IMF Chief: Christine Lagarde Ms Christine Lagarde (French Finance Minister) to head the IMF (International Monetary Fund) The First woman to head IMF since the institution’s inception in 1944 The IMF executive board chose her over Mexican central bank governor Agustin Carstens Ms Lagarde succeeds Dominique Strauss-Kahn Ms Lagarde takes over at a turbulent ..

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Current Affairs : June 28, 2011

ADB to render grant of $ 25.1 million to Nepal ADB: The Asian Development Bank ADB to provide a render assistance of $25.1 million to Nepal Govt for the execution of HIMALI (High Mountain Agri-business and Livelihood Improvement) project and for Capital and infrastructure Capacity Support project HIMALI project comprises 3 components- Mountain agri-business development ..

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Current Affairs : June 27, 2011

17th SAARC summit 17th SAARC summit to be held in Maldives from the November 10, 2011 Theme of the two-day summit will be -“building bridges” Objective of selecting the theme is to unite member countries in order to build an improved region SAARC consists of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives ..

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Current Affairs : June 26, 2011

World Cup Football (Women) commences in Germany The women’s football world cup begins in Germany One the day one, games b/w Germany and Canada in Berlin and b/w France and Nigeria 16 teams qualified for the tournament which will be played over nine cities The Finals to be held at Frankfurt on July 17, 2011 ..

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Current Affairs : June 25, 2011

‘Food Price Volatility and Agriculture’: Action Plan on Agriculture, G-20 prepared with it Agriculture Ministers of G-20 Nations in Paris decided to launch 3 initiatives from September 2011 To boost global farm production and exchange information regularly on key crops Action Plan includes suggestions to deal with instability in food prices and improve farm production ..

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