Current Affairs - May, 2012

No sub-quota for religious minorities: AP High Court

Andhra Pradesh High Court quashes Central Government’s decision of the creation of 4.5 % sub-quota for religious minorities including Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Parsis, within the 27% OBC quota

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AIIMS to assist in setting up Multiple Sclerosis database

The Neurology centre at All India Medical Institute of Sciences (AIIMS) will aid in building a National Registry for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).It will help in maintenance of epidemiological data of MS patients from across India for evidence based research, treatment, and education. What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects brain ..

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5th International “Sagarmatha Day” (Mount Everst Day) celebrated in Nepal

5th International Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) Day celebrated in Nepal. Objective: To mark the first successful climb to the world’s highest peak Mount Everest. The day is celebrated every year to propagate the message of Nepal across the world not only as a heart of mountaineering but also a centre of adventure activities. Mount Everest is ..

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Centre extends support to States to setup Grain Testing Laboratories

The Accelerated Pulse Production Programme (A3P) commences in the Kutch district in Gujarat Programme is under the National Food Security Scheme In first phase of the scheme, 3000 hectares of land will be cultivated for pulses production Under this scheme, a series of Training Programmes for the farmers have also been organized Objective: To present ..

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Madhya Pradesh, the state with maximum forest cover area

As per latest India State of Forest Report 2011, amongst all the Indian states, MP has the maximum Forest Cover area in country. As per latest India State of Forest Report 2011: Geographical area of the country is under Forest and Tree cover: 23.81% i.e. 78.29 million hectare Madhya Pradesh has 11.24% of the total ..

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