Current Affairs - June, 2012

Government reconstitutes National Advisory Council

The government reconstituted the National Advisory Council (NAC) headed by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi It inducted Mihir Shah, Member, Planning Commission, and Ashish Mondal, founder of the Bhopal-based NGO, Action for Social Advancement. The renominated members are: N C Saxena Narendra Jadhav Pramod Tandon Aruna Roy A K Shiva Kumar Deep Joshi Anu Aga Farah Naqvi ..

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Neeraj Kumar: New Commissioner of Delhi Police

Mr. Neeraj Kumar will be the new Commissioner of Delhi Police.  He was earlier serving as the Director General of Tihar Prisons Kumar to take place of Police Commissioner B. K. Gupta. Mr Kumar is a 1976-batch IPS officer from AGMU cadre held various significant posts during his career

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CBSE will give photocopy of OMR Sheet, answer keys & calculation sheet

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will make available photocopy of the OMR Sheet, answer keys and calculation sheet to students who took AIEEE -2012 examination. As per the CBSE, these sheets will be provided to the candidates on request along with a fee of Rs 500. The candidates may send the request for ..

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Japan to provide Rs 400 Crore financial assistance to WB Government for Social forestry

Japan will offer Rs 400 crore financial aid to the West Bengal Govt for social forestry in the state. The state Government has increased the amount of compensation to Rs 2 lakh for the families who died in tusker attacks. The State Government has also raised compensation for damage of crops due to elephant menace.

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Need to educate public about nature of gold investments: RBI Deputy Governor

Reserve Bank deputy governor KC Chakrabarty held that: In order to bring down the high import of gold, RBI considers educating and disseminating awareness in the people about the speculative nature of gold investments and that it is not proper investment for the poor. RBI is against the implementation of free of cost electronic fund ..

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