Page-2 of Commonwealth republics Current Affairs, GK & News
India’s First Smoke Free StateOn May 31, 2010, (World No Tobacco Day) Sikkim has become India’s First state to be declared as “Smoke Free State” in India. New DGP of Maharastra?D. Sivanandan takes charge as Maharashtra’s new Director General of Police (DGP), taking over from A.N. Roy, who was retired. New Chairman of Railway Board:Vivek ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2010
Topics: Commonwealth republics • Countries • Current Affairs 2010 • Economic sanctions • Economy of Iran • Federal republics • International Organizations • Jean Drèze • Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations • Member states of the United Nations • Sam Pitroda • Sanctions against Iran • World
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Asia • Bangladesh • Bay of Bengal • Chilika Lake • Commonwealth republics • Countries • Current Affairs 2010 • Dubai • Geography of Asia • Irrawaddy dolphin • Maritime Southeast Asia • Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations • Member states of the United Nations
Bangladesh Daylight Saving TimeAbout 90 million out of 140 million people in Bangladesh do not have direct access to electricity and the remaining 50 million people have access but reliable and quality power is still beyond their reach. This power supply crisis represents a serious challenge to the rural electric program, according to the Rural ..
Topics: Bangladesh Standard Time • Commonwealth republics • Countries • Current Affairs 2010 • Daylight saving time • Geography of Asia • Geography of Bangladesh • Hour • International Organizations • Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations • Member states of the United Nations • Time zone • Time zones
Fourth Five Year plan was the first plan launched by Indira Gandhi government amid pressure of drought, devaluation and inflationary recession. The country was fighting with population explosion, increased unemployment, poverty and a shackling economy. In addition, the situation in East Pakistan (now independent Bangladesh) was becoming dire as the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and ..
Topics: Bangladesh • Bengal • Commonwealth republics • Countries • Geography of Asia • Indira Gandhi • Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts • Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations • Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation • Member states of the United Nations • Pakistan • South Asia