Current Affairs - March, 2012

India brings to light carbon tax issue with Australia

India CEOs, led by Forum co-chair Naveen Jindal, conveyed concern over the proposal of the Australian Govt to inflict a 30% tax on big mining companies. The act come into effect in July 2012 and will apply to mining giants.Indian CEOs have latched on with their Australian counterparts the matter of imposition of carbon tax ..

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Mayawati, the first CM to complete five years in U.P

Mayawati the BSP though has lost the Chair of CM in UP but she has the distinction of being the first CM of UP to have completed a full 5-year term. In 2007 elections her party managed a simple majority of 206 in the 403-member Assembly and she became the CM for the 4th time ..

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Ibrahim Kalifulla elevated to Supreme Court

The collegium of judges has cleared the name of Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court F.M. Ibrahim Kalifulla for elevation and he will soon be a Judge of Supreme Court. Justice Kalifulla, who comes from Tamil Nadu and he will be the second judge to represent the Madras High Court, after Justice ..

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An American facelift for the Jaipur foot

Soon there will be a Michigan version of the famous Jaipur Foot. The Jaipur Foot considered to be among the world’s cheapest and most user-friendly artificial limbs. A prototype of the new Jaipur Foot, is prepared jointly by the Dr. P. K. Sethi from Rehabilitation & Jaipur Limb Training Centre and Engineers from the Michigan ..

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Bureau of Civil Aviation Security sees Differently-abled people as threat

As per the regulations of the BCAS (Bureau of Civil Aviation Security) there is high likelihood of differently-abled persons carrying weapons, explosives and other unsafe equipment with them, and thus there is sufficient reason to be more alert and suspicious. As per an extract of the regulation by BCAS, “Screeners should be thoroughly briefed that ..

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