Current Affairs - October, 2012
OSART conducting safety review of Rawatbhata nuke plant OSART = Operational Safety Review Team A thorough safety review of 2 atomic power station units at Rawatbhata nuke plant is being carried out by OSART. More importantly, this is the first such review in India after the nuclear accident at Fukushima in Japan following the massive ..
Railways launched online application provide exact geographical location of trains. Railways launched online application Rail Radar, which can provide exact geographical location of about 9,700 trains on a Google map on real time basis. There is a color code method which highlights a train in Blue if it is running on time and Red if ..
Sydney Sixers won CLT20 Championship by defeating Highveld Lions in the final match played at Johannesburg, South Africa. Award Winners: Man of the Match – Michael Lumb. Golden Bat – Michael Lumb. Golden Wicket – Mitchell Starc. Player of the Tournament – Mitchell Starc Champions League twenty 20 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) is an enterprise ..
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to 4 years in jail and suspended him from public service for 3 years for tax fraud. What are the charges against Berlusconi? Berlusconi and other people involved in the case were accused of buying US film rights at inflated prices via two offshore companies under his ..
Salt Marshes along the U.S. Eastern seaboard and other highly developed coastlines have witnessed deterioration of salt marsh. The disintegration has accelerated in recent decades, with some losses caused by sea-level rise and development. As per recent studies, nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus originating from septic systems, sewerage, and soil fertilizers on land flow with ..
Researchers have devised a method that will prevent certain genetic diseases from passing from mother to child. The technique prevents the transfer of defective DNA from the mitochondria of the mother egg cell to child. What is the method? In this therapy the firstly, nucleus of the mother’s as well as the donor’s egg is ..