Page-2 of Current Affairs - October, 2009
October 28, 2009: Hero Honda’s new AviatorHonda Motorcycle & Scooter India has launched its new ‘Aviator’ model scooter with 15 per cent increased fuel efficiency. Aviator, its first model, is HMSI’s most popular scooter among Indian males. The new model comes with a 110 cc engine and will deliver a power of 8 bhp and ..
October 26, 2009 : ING seperates Banking and Insurance Business.ING group will move towards a complete separation of its banking and life insurance operations as part of its ongoing Back to Basics programme.This seperation will be achieved over the next four years by a divestment of all insurance operations, for the present it will have ..
October 13, 2009: Stamp on Dineshnandini Dalmia:Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar recently released a special commemorative stamp of Dr. Smt. Dineshnandini Dalmia on 11.10.2009. at Teen Murti Bhavan.Padma Bhushan Dr. Smt. Dinesh Nandini Dalmia’s personal and literary journey portrays a bold departure from the prevailing trend of her times. Her life story has a fictional ..
Topics: Adivasi • British Raj • Countries • Current Affairs 2009 • Deorala • Dinesh Nandini Dalmia • India • Sati • South Asia • Suicide in India • Superstitions of India • Violence against women in India
October 13, 2009:Right Livelihood Award or Alternate Nobel Awards: 2009The Right Livelihood Award, established in 1980 by Jakob von Uexkull, is an award that is presented annually, usually on 9 December, to honour those “working on practical and exemplary solutions to the most urgent challenges facing the world today”. An international jury, invited by the ..
Topics: Awards • Current Affairs 2009 • Economics • Elinor Ostrom • Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences • Nobel Prize • Nobel Prize in Literature • Rajasthani people • Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences • S. K. Roongta • Sarthak Behuria • Scomi
October 13, 2009: World’s fastest growing telecom market is IndiaAccording to a latest report by Moodys India is the fastest growing telecom market of the world, leaving behind China. India’s net additions of 10 million (subscribers) per month have far outpaced China’s monthly rate of increase, now below eight million. October 12, 2009: Mines and ..
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Topics: Current Affairs 2009 • Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS • Health • HIV/AIDS • HIV/AIDS in India • Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS • Medical specialties • Pandemics • United Nations Development Group