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IGNOU confers Rajiv Gandhi International Prize on the Azim Premji Foundation

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has conferred the Rajiv Gandhi International Prize for Technology in Education and Development on the Azim Premji Foundation. The award was established by the University on its silver jubilee year. Azim Premji Foundation was founded by Azim Premji in 2001 and is a not-for-profit organization. Its aim is to ..

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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 ..

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Obituary : P C Alexander

P C Alexander, former Maharashtra governor recently died at 90. An IAS officer of the 1948 batch, Alexander was in the running for president in 2002 after K R Narayan’s term got over. He was initially approached by the NDA, but he eventually lost the race to A P J Abdul Kalam. He was a ..

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Current Affairs : October 10, 2011

CL-T20: Mumbai Indians the Champions Mumbai Indians won the CL (Champions League) Twenty20 cricket tournament thrashing Royal Challengers Bangalore in the finale In order to counterpunch Euro Zone debt crisis, Angela & Nicolas suggest all-inclusive packages Angela Merkel (German Chancellor) and Nicolas Sarkozy (French President) declared to deliver a comprehensive bundle of offers to resolve ..

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Current Affairs: September 29, 2011

Financial tax resisted by UK, proposed by European Commission Bank shares fell in London following the United Kingdom’s stand to oppose a financial transaction tax on European Union members proposed by the European Commission The Financial Transaction Tax would raise about € 57 bn yearly and would come into effect at the beginning of 2014 ..

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