PM Manmohan Singh established an Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for efficacious management to deal with drought like situation. The 11 member EGoM, will be. The EGoM is allowed to reassess the situation and take rapid and well-timed decisions on policy issues as well as other issues for effectual ..
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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims observed The International Road Federation (IRF) observed the World Day for Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. The United Nations had endorsed it in 2005 as a global day to be observed every third Sunday in November each year, making it a major advocacy day for road traffic ..
Kapil Sibal, Minister for Communications & IT and HRD, released a commemorative Postage Stamp on Surendra Nath Jauhar Surendra Nath Jauhar was a noted freedom fighter social worker, industrialist and philanthropist Jauhar born in 1903 joined the freedom struggle at the age of 16 in response to a call to the youth of the country ..
British Indian Association was created after amalgamating the “Landholders Society” and “British India Society” on 31 October 1851. This was the first political organization that brought the Indians together. The President of the first committee of this organization was Raja Radhakanta Deb, while Debendranath Tagore was its secretary. The newspaper of this society was “Hindu ..
World Cup Football (Women) commences in Germany The women’s football world cup begins in Germany One the day one, games b/w Germany and Canada in Berlin and b/w France and Nigeria 16 teams qualified for the tournament which will be played over nine cities The Finals to be held at Frankfurt on July 17, 2011 ..
Abbreviations:GAPS: General Agreement of Preference SystemGATS: General Agreement on Trade & PracticesMODVAT: Modified Value Added TaxIFFCO : Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative LtdTADP : Tribal Area Development Programme Awards56th National Film Awards 2008The National Film Awards were established in 1954. It is the most prominent film award ceremony in India. These awards are administrated by the ..
October 9, 2009: Nobel Peace Prize to Barak ObamaUS President Barack Obama was announced as the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.The annual award’s committee bestowed the honor on Obama “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” October 7, 2009: World record with 1,725-pound pumpkin!A woman from Ohio has grown ..