Page-21 of Asia Current Affairs, GK & News

Report of the 3-member panel of interlocutors on Jammu & Kashmir submitted

In October 2010, Government of India had appointed a group of three interlocutors to hold sustained dialogue with all sections of the people in Jammu and Kashmir. They were as follows: Dr. Dileep Padgaonkar: Dr. ileep Padgaonkar is a journalist, editor and author. He worked in various capacities in journalistic field including Executive Editor and ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Issues of Philippines with Indo-Asean Services Agreement

Recently, the other countries of ASEAN group have blamed Philippines for delay, when it refused to make any meaningful offer to open up its services market to Indian professionals. Thus, the country has been playing the spoilsport in the recent India-Asean services negotiations in Indonesia. In this context, India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Only Bengal campaign

Only Bengal campaign has been recently launched by Times Of India to catalyse the process of dropping the “West” from the name of the state. They point out – Residents of West Bengal are called Bengalis and not West Bengalis; there language is Bangla not “West Bangla”; Bengal continues to drag along the prefix ‘West’ ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Current Affairs : August 28, 2011

  Tony Tan wins Singapore presidential election Former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Tony Tan won presidential election after vote recount He defeated top challenger, Tan Cheng Bock The election taken as a referendum on the ruling People’s Action Party , which has led the country since 1959   SC: PM, CMs have discretion to ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Current Affairs Current Affairs : March 25, 2010

Appointments:Chief Maharastra Anti-Terrorist Squad: Rakesh MariaRakesh Maria has been appointed by the state government of Maharastra as new chief of the state Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS). He takes over from the ATS chief K.P. Raghuvanshi, who has been transferred as additional director general of police (law and order) at the state police headquarters. Chairman of the ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: