Current Affairs January 2012

Current Affairs : January 30-31, 2012

February 1, 2012

India’s Per Capita Income: Rs 53,331 per annum The latest Quick Estimates of National Income released by the Central Statistical Office (CSO) show that India’s per capita income grew by 15.6 per cent to Rs 53,331 per annum in 2010-11, crossing the half-a-lakh rupees mark for the first time....

Current Affairs: January 29, 2012

February 1, 2012

India signs agreement to set up Vivekananda Chair at Chicago University India has signed at agreement with the University of Chicago to set up a Vivekananad Chair at the University. The agreement has been signed between India’s Ministry of Culture and the University. This agreement entails the consideration of...

Current Affairs : January 27-28, 2012

February 1, 2012

IGNOU bags best teaching practices award The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has received an award for the best teaching practices at the India Today Aspire Education Summit 2012. India, Canada take vow to fasttrack CEPA On the sidelines of World Economic Forum at Davos, India and Canada...

Current Affairs: January 26, 2012

February 1, 2012

Kartar Singh Duggal passes away Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expresses deep grief at the death of his friend and eminent writer Kartar Singh Duggal. Mr Duggal was not only a versatile writer who wrote in four languages–Hindi, Punjabi, English and Urdu-but also excelled in public service and as an...

Current Affairs: January 25, 2012

February 1, 2012

India and Thailand sign MOU in Defense Cooperation On January 25, 2012, India and Thailand signed an MoU on defence cooperation. MoU on Defence Cooperation signed during the visit would help both sides to further streamline and facilitate this process on matters of mutual concern Both the countries also...

Current Affairs- January 2012

January 31, 2012

Click Here to View Current Affairs of 2011 Current Affairs : January 1, 2012 Welcome 2012 Important scheduled Events of 2012 Samoa and Tokelau are the first to toast in 2012 PM identifies 5 Key challenges for India in 2012 Rajasthan: Doctors call off strike Earthquake in Japan: Nigeria:...

Current Affairs : January 24, 2012

January 29, 2012

Al-Qaeda takes over Yemen city In Yemen, Al-Qaeda militants have taken over the city of Rada in the Southeastern Al Bayda province. They have named Tareq al-Dahab, a brother-in-law of slain US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi, who was killed in a suspected US drone strike in September as the new...

Current Affairs: January 22-23, 2012

January 29, 2012

T.R. Ramachandran re-elected Press Club of India president The Press Club of India announced that veteran journalist T.R. Ramachandran of G-Files has been re-elected president and Anil Anand of Greater Kashmir is the new secretary general. Leshka project in Meghalaya starts Power generation The Leshka power project in Meghalaya...

Current Affairs : January 21, 2012

January 23, 2012

40th Manipur Day celebrated Manipur was a princely state under the suzerenity of British India and existed as such until 1947 as Kanglapak Kingdom. The Kanglapak King wilfully acceded to the newly independent Union of India. In 1956, Manipur was made a union territory and it became a full-fledged...

Current Affairs : January 20, 2012

January 23, 2012

Jaipur Literature Festival, begins Fifth Jaipur Literature Festival begins in Jaipur on 19th January. About 250 writers from India and abroadparticipating in the 5-day long Jaipur Literature Festival. In a session on ‘Truth of Poetry and Truth of Politics’, Union Minister Mr Kapil Sibbal says that the Government does...

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