Page-7 of Current Affairs - November, 2012

21st ASEAN summit ended in Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh

The 21st ASEAN summit concluded in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The summit was presided over by the PM of Cambodia, Hun Sen, as the Chairperson of the summit. The summit was centered on things like progress of the implementation of ASEAN Charter and Roadmap for an ASEAN community. ASEAN Head of States appointed Le Luong Minh ..

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Scientists find the mechanism of replication of flu viruses in cells

In a major scientific advancement, researchers have come very close to understand how the replication of flu viruses within infected cells takes place. The research would provide for development of more effective vaccines. What has been discovered? The primary focus of the study was the role of influenza’s ribonucleoprotein (RNP) and its interaction with and ..

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Arvind Kejriwal unveils Aam Aadmi Party

Arvind Kejriwal launched his "Aam Aadmi Party". He also formally unveiled the party’s constitution, which disallows the relative of a party member in the state executive or national executive councils from getting a place on those bodies.

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Ernest Bai Koroma becomes President of Sierra Leone

The incumbent President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, has been re-elected for a second term. Sierra Leone is country in West Africa which has huge iron reserves.

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Australia clears plan to protect Murray-Darling Basin

Australia approved a plan aimed at saving vital Murray-Darling Basin river water sytem. About Murray-Darling Basin: The Murray–Darling Basin is a river network sprawling for one million square kilometres (400,000 square miles) across five Australian states (New South Wales, Victoria, and the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland South Australia) in the interior of south-eastern Australia. The ..

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Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix : IAAF world athletes of the year

Jamaican runner Usain Bolt was declared the winner of the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for 2012 for the 4th time. US sprinter Allyson Felix bagged the women’s World Athlete of the Year award. Hurdler Aries Merritt of US clinched Inspiration Award David Rudisha, runner from Kenya, won the Performance of the Year ..

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