Page-5 of Current Affairs - October, 2011

Lobsang Sangay Takes oath as Kalon Tripa

Harvard scholar Lobsang Sangay was elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile and would take over the political duties relinquished by spiritual leader the Dalai Lama . He had defeated his nearest rival Tethong Tenzin Namgyal by 8,646 votes. He succeeded Samdhong Rinpoche, who was in office for two terms of five years each. Sangay ..

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Sarah West – First woman commander of a navy ship of Britain

Lieutenant Commander Sarah West, 39 is slated to become the first woman in the 500-year history of the Royal Navy of Britain to command a frontline warship. She is to be promoted Commander at the end of 2011 and in April 2012 will assume command of the frigate HMS Portland, and its mostly male crew ..

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Ustad Fahimuddin Dagar

Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Khan Dagar passed away on 27 July 2011. He was exponent of Dhrupad one of the most pristine and richest form of Indian Classical Music. He represented the 19th generation of Dagar Tradition along with his other brothers Ustad Nasir Moinuddin Dagar & Ustad Nasir Aminuddin Dagar popularly known as Senior Dagar ..

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Mamta Sharma new NCW chief

Former Rajasthan Mahila Congress president Mamta Sharma has been appointed as National Commission for Women chairperson. She has succeeded Ms Girija Vyas who demitted the office in the beginning of April. Ms Sharma was a member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly and president of Rajasthan State Women Congress Committee. Speaking on the occasion, she said, ..

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Highest Mobile Density in India is in Himachal Pradesh

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) says that wireless tele-density in urban India s 21 circles is 150 per cent. It is 430.5% in urban Himachal Pradesh, while the number for Delhi is 209%. In rural areas too, Himachal leads the country with tele-density of 66 per cent; in Haryana and Punjab, it is above ..

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