Tit-Bits –November 2011

Tit-Bits New albino spider species found Scientists claim to have found a new species of trap-door spider — the albino spider — near Northam in Australia. US giant Omnicom will buy Mudra Omnicom Group will acquire a majority stake in Anil Ambani controlled Mudra Group, one of the largest domestic advertising firms, to step up

Current Affairs : November 19, 2011

Courtney Walsh conferred CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award Former West Indies captain Courtney Walsh was conferred the CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award 2011. Union Govt to bring bill for central law for Street Vendors Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja announced that the Union government would bring in a bill in the coming session

Current Affairs: November 18, 2011

6th International Film Festival begins in Kerala The sixth International Film Festival, (TIFF-2011) began in Kerala. 68 films from 18 countries would be screened. In the World Film Cateogry films from the US, China, Germany, France and Palestine would be screened. Besides this, films from various Indian languages would also be screened in the Indian

Current Affairs : November 17, 2011

Muslim minorities request not to allow Taslima in India The Muslim minorities not to permit writer Taslima Nasreen,to stay in India. Ms Nasreen was not accepted by her own country Bangladesh for making blasphemous statements against Islam. India: IAEA report disturbing but won’t affect ties with Iran India held that the International Atomic Energy Agency

Current Affairs: November 16, 2011

SBI launches Money-Gram International’s Global Money Transfer Service State Bank of India (SBI), the country s largest public sector lender, has joined hands with money transfer services company Money-Gram International and the latter’s principal agent Thomas Cook (India) Ltd to provide in-bound money services across SBI s key branches. Renowned Chechen poet gunned down in

Current Affairs: October 21-24, 2011

Suo-motto action by Government in opposition to deceptive advertisements A self-governing authority being established to take suo motu action against deceptive advertisements. The agency will comprise of experts from a variety of fields to verify the overstated claims about their products and services in their advertisements. I&B Ministry in talk with other stakeholders to sketch