Page-3 of Current Affairs - September, 2012

World Alzheimer’s Day observed globally

September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. The day is observed to spread awareness about Alzheimer’s disease across the globe. What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease is most common form of dementia (loss of memory). The disease, caused by the degeneration of brain cells and nerves, impacts functioning of the brain, affecting day-to-day activities in its ..

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Foreign Investment limit raised to 74% for Broadcasting Services

The Government of India increased the foreign investment cap for the broadcasting service providers to 74%. The hike in foreign investment cap is for service providers of Direct to Home (DTH), modernized cable network and mobile television. This decision of the government will allow the global players in capturing major stakes in the broadcasting companies. ..

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Highest US Congress Honor to Aung San Suu Kyi

The Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was conferred with the US Congress highest Civilian Honor. The other individual who had received this Honor in past include George Washington, Pope John Paul II and Dalai Lama-the Tibetan Buddhist Leader. During her 15 year long house arrest against the junta in Myanmar, she was honored with ..

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Mariamma Koshy becomes President of Hockey India

Hockey India Mariamma Koshy of Hockey Kerala has been appointed as the new full-time President of Hockey India. Koshy (63) has been a vice-president of Hockey India as well as an Interim-President of the National Body. 

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National Safety Award to Bank Note Press, Dewas

Bank Note Press (BNP), Dewas was awarded National Safety Award. This award is based on the accident free year for the performance year 2010. BNP, Dewas is continuously achieving this award since 1996 as a winner/runner-up based on Lowest Average Frequency Rate or Accident Free Year. Bank Note Press, Dewas, a unit of Security Printing ..

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