Page-2 of March 2013 Current Affairs, GK & News

South Australia rolls out 10 year strategy to increase trade with India

South Australia rolled out a 10-year strategy to increase trade ties with India by holding at the its first meeting of South Australia-India Council in Adelaide, Australia. The strategy has identified key sectors of the economy that could take advantage of India’s rapid development and create local jobs. The council is being supported by an India team within ..

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Rs 1,500 crore proposal clearance for Pinaka rockets and indigenisation plans to avoid furture scams

Rs 1,500 crore proposal clearance by Govt for production of more than 2,000 rockets for the Pinaka multi- barrel weapons system.  As per the proposal, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), under the Department of Defence Production, will upgrade facilities at 9 of its factories engaged in the production of Pinaka rockets. Objective: To enhance the Army’s ..

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India, USA agree to cooperate on future missions to the Moon and Mars

Subsequent to successful collaboration in Chandrayaan-1 lunar mission, India and the US have agreed to cooperate on future missions to the Moon and Mars. NASA and ISRO collaborated successfully for the Chandrayaan-1 lunar mission in 2008. Thus, building upon the partnership further, both NASA and ISRO have agreed to explore further cooperative space exploration work, including future missions to the ..

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Great Indian one-horned Rhinoceros' population rises in Kaziranga: Census

As per the latest census, the Great Indian one-horned Rhinoceros‘ population in the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) – world heritage site has seen a rise. There number rose by 39 from previous 2,290 to 2329 at present. In 1999, the figure was 1,672, which increased to 2,048 in 2009.

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India wins the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by a defeating Australia 4-0 in Test Series

India completed a historic 4-0 clean sweep against Australia by recording an emphatic six-wicket victory in the fourth and final cricket Test. Border–Gavaskar Trophy A Test cricket series played between India and Australia. If the series is drawn, then the country holding the trophy retains it. The series is named after Australia’s Allan Border and ..

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