Page-4 of Current Affairs - October, 2011

Why Two year Extension to Subbarao?

Recently, the PMO office has announced a two-year extension for Reserve Bank of India governor D Subbarao. We note that it’s Finance Ministry, which deals with the RBI Governor appointments, but this time PMO, makes a statement and the objective of this change in the tradition was to provide comfort to the market, which is ..

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Some facts on Ban on burqa, niqab, hijab in Europe

The burqa, niqab or hijab issue is part of a heated debate about multiculturalism in Europe. The issues involved are religious freedom, female equality, secular traditions and even fears of terrorism. Recently, a parliamentary commission in Italy has approved a draft law banning women from wearing in public a burqa, niqab, hijab or any other ..

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2011 London Riots

Tottenham in north London is an ethnically diverse area. The locals in this area were protesting against the death of a 29-year-old Mark Duggan, a black man and an alleged crack cocaine dealer and member of the ‘Star Gang’, was shot in a police operation on 4 August 2011, as a part of Operation Trident, ..

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Nileema Mishra and Harish Hande of India win Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2011

The 6 winners of Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2011 are: Nileema Mishra (India): a lender to the poorest in Maharashtra, was recognised for her purpose-driven zeal to work tirelessly with villagers in Maharashtra…to address both their aspirations and their adversities through collective action and heightened confidence. Harish Hande (India): U.S.-trained Indian engineer, was recognised for ..

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Deepika Prajapati

Deepika Prajapati or Deepika Kumari is an Indian Archer. She was born in Ranchi and has huge prospect for India in the upcoming London Olympics 2012. She won gold medal in the 2010 Commonwealth games in the women’s individual recurve event. She also won gold medal in the same competition in the women’s team recurve ..

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