Space Shuttle Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Endeavour’ retires

NASA’s Space shuttle Endeavour retired from the service and was sent to a museum.  About Endeavour: Endeavour was introduced as a replacement to Challenger, which exploded during launch in 1986. It made its first flight on May 7, 1992 on STS-49 mission. Its last mission was STS-134 in May 2011. Its last mission was on ..

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Current Affairs: July 20, 2011

31 FDI proposals approved by the Government Government approved 31 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs. 3,844.70 Crore A total of 55 FDI proposals were taken up by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) Guidelines for Infrastructure Debt Fund soon to be issued by the Government Guidelines for Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDF) will soon ..

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Current Affairs : June 29-30, 2011

New IMF Chief: Christine Lagarde Ms Christine Lagarde (French Finance Minister) to head the IMF (International Monetary Fund) The First woman to head IMF since the institution’s inception in 1944 The IMF executive board chose her over Mexican central bank governor Agustin Carstens Ms Lagarde succeeds Dominique Strauss-Kahn Ms Lagarde takes over at a turbulent ..

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