Page-5 of Current Affairs - September, 2012

Shonkaliya region of Ajmer to breed Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican

A conservation region in the Shonkaliya Region of Ajmer District, Rajasthan will be provided for the endangered Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican dedicated land for their breeding. The villagers of Ajmer District have agreed to conserve 30 hectares of land for the breeding activity of these endangered birds. Nests of the Great Indian Bustard ..

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Liberty Medal to Muhammad Ali

The boxing Champion, Muhammad Ali who to retirement from the game in the year 1981 was awarded Liberty Medal in Philadelphia. The boxer was given this the honor for his contribution towards the humanitarian causes like religious freedom and civil rights.  The Liberty Medal is administered by National Constitution Center of the US. The award ..

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Virat Kohli: ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year

The Indian Cricket team’s Vice-Captain, Virat Kohli was awarded as the ODI Cricketer of the year. He was honored with this title for smashing 1733 runs in 31 matches at an average of 66.65, which included eight centuries and six half-centuries.  Other Awards are as follows: · The ICC Cricketer of the year, ICC Test ..

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Sunita Williams: second woman in history to take command of ISS

Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams took over the command of International Space Station (ISS). The traditional ceremony of change-of-command, Expedition 33 Sunita Williams took over the command from Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka in the Destiny Laboratory. 

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Jal Satyagraha ends, achieved its objectives

A Satyagraha of its own kind in Khandawa district of Madhya Pradesh named Jal Satyagraha came to an end on a winning note after continuing for 17 days at Omkareshwar Dam Project.  What was Jal Satyagraha? Jal Satyagraha was a unique demonstration in which 51 farmers from Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh stood in the ..

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