Current Affairs - September, 2009

Current Article: Elections in Germany : Quick Review

The German federal election, 2009 took place on 27 September 2009 to elect the members of the Bundestag which is the federal parliament of Germany.Structure of German Parliament Germany parliament has two chambers viz. Federal Diet (Bundestag) & Federal Council ((Bundesrat) . Federal Diet (Bundestag) Federal Diet (Bundestag) nominally has 598 members who are elected ..

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India, Denmark MoU on Labour Mobility

India and Denmark have signed a MoU on Labour Mobility Partnership to promote orderly migration of Indian workers to meet the growing demand of workforce in Denmark. Who signed ?Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi, who is currently on a tour to Denmark and Danish Minister of Refugee, Immigration and Integration Affairs Birther Ronn Hornbech. ..

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Current Affairs Current Affairs September 2009: Business & Economy

October 2, 2009: Earnings of Delhi Metro Highest in September 2009Since its inception in 2002, the Delhi Metro earned Rs.10 million every day, on an average, in the month of September 2009.It was close to 12 million on September 7. October1, 2009 : Uttar Pradesh has lowest per capita power consumption in IndiaAccording to a ..

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Current Article : Bharti MTN Deal: Timeline, The Deal, Intricacies & Hurdles

Background: In May 2008, it emerged that India’s telecommunication company Bharti Airtel was exploring the possibility of buying MTN Group of South Africa. At that time it was reported that Bharti was considering offering US$19 billion for a 51% stake in MTN, which would be the largest overseas acquisition ever by an Indian firm. However, ..

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Integrated Low Cost Sanitation (ILCS) Scheme

What this Scheme is About? The “Integrated Low Cost Sanitation” Scheme aims at conversion of individual dry latrine into pour flush latrine thereby liberating manual scavengers from the age old, obnoxious practice of manually carrying night soil. History: ILCS scheme was initially started in 1980-81 through the Ministry of Home Affairs and later through Ministry ..

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