Page-3 of Current Affairs - May, 2012

Process begins to amend Works of Defence Act, 1903

The Ministry of Defence has started the process of bringing about amendments to The Works of Defence Act, 1903 to meet the requirements of the changed scenario. About Work of Defence Act, 1903: Works of Defence act is a 109 year old Act that provides for imposing restrictions on use and enjoyment of land which ..

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Hari Ram Grand Prix: India at the top

India bagged the top position at the Hari Ram Grand Prix wrestling tournament held in New Delhi Results: India (1st position):2 golds, 3 silvers, and 5 bronze USA (2nd position): 1 gold, 5 silvers, 1 bronze Korea (3rd position): 1gold, 2 silvers, 3 bronze Indian Winners: Gold : Praveen Rana, Rajneesh Silver: Nitin, Neha Rathi ..

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Santosh Trophy: Services beat Tamil Nadu

Services clinched their second National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy beating Tamil Nadu in the finals. It is an annual Indian football tournament which is participated by states and government institutions Trophy named after late Maharaja Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhary of Santosh, which is now part of Bangladesh First Tournament: 1941 The first ..

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Committee to examine profitability of AI routes

A 4-member committee constituted to examine the profitability of routes of Air India and suggest ways to rationalise them in order to make them profitable for the national carrier. The committee will: Report the profitability of the routes except for mandatory areas as per route dispersal guidelines Recommend route wise withdrawal or continuance of flights ..

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President Patil to Unveil New Logo for Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Green Initiative, Roshni

What is “Roshni”? A green innovative concept with a vision to turn all urban habitats eco-friendly and sustainable. Concept evolved at the behest of the President of India, which encompasses environment management and empowerment of local communities to create eco-friendly sustainable urban habitats via participation of stakeholders and union of partnership programmes. Started on July ..

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