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    Current affairs SEPTEMBER 2010


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    Current affairs SEPTEMBER 2010 Empty Current affairs SEPTEMBER 2010

    Post  arjun_vij on Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:14 am

     India to provide $500 million credit line to Mozambique for infra structure projects.
     Elephant declared National Heritage Animal.
     Five rupee coin launched in honour of Mother Teressa, whose 100th birth anniversary is being celebrated.
     Part of Amethi District (UP) named as Chatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Nagar.
     India sign comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) as an “ASEAN Plus Pact” for improving trade between two countries.
     Stone a settlement, dating back to more than 80,000 year found at Singadivakkam near Chennai.
     Bangladesh okays highway link to Kolkata.
     India becomes capable of selling Pressurized heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) to other countries, through Nuclear Power Corporation of India.
     India switches fully to Euro-III and IV petrol and Diesel.
     President of India visits Combodia and Laos.
     As per Union Health Ministry’s data released the life expectancy at birth of an Indian male is around 65.8 years and for female is 68.1 years.
     Polish Prime Minister Mr. Donald Tusk visits India.
     Centre clears 10 per cent DA high for Central Staff. Centre clears inclusion of Case in Census 2011.
     India and Korea sign 5 years defence cooperation agreement.
     India successfully test fires super sonic cruise missile BrahMos in collaboration with Russia.
     Indian navy launches multi lateral exercises in Indian Ocean Region, of Durban with Brazil and South Africa, core name (IBSAMAR 2010).
     India signs agreement with Russia for a $ 600 million joint venture to produce Multi Transport Aircraft at HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.) Bangalore.
     IGNOU launches English courses thru Nokia phones.
     Film Pipli Live selected as India’s official entry for Oscar.
     IDBI becomes first bank in India to waive service charges on CASA deposit accounts.
     Tata Steel to buy iron ore mines in Canada.
     Public sector Units Bridge and Roof Company and Bharat Pumps and Compressors, granted ‘Mini- Ratna’ status by government.
     RBI hikes key policy rates to tame inflation. Repo rate from 5.75% to 6% and Reverse Repo from 4.50% to 5%.
     India introduces new Wholesale Price Index from Sept. 14, 2010 with a 2004-05 base.
     US decide to pull out its troops from Iraq – Operation New Dawn.
     West Asia Peace Talks held at Washington, USA, between USA, Palestine and Israel.
     Pakistan becomes new chairman of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the United Nations nuclear watchdog.
     Canadian students Scripts Aviation history by developing a human powered aircraft named Snow Birds that can fly continuously by flapping its wings. The inventor Todd Reichert is from Toronto.
     The Parliament of Switzerland have women a majority of Cabinet post for the first time ever in the history of one of the Europe’s most conservative countries.
     China delivers F-22P Frigate (Warship) to Pakistan at Shanghai.
     France passes law to ban the Burqa (face veil).
     World Economic Forum (WEF) releases the Global Competitiveness Report for 2010-11. Switzerland top the list followed by Sweden and Singapore. India ranked at 51st position.
     Brazil’s state owned oil producing company Petrobras raises $ 70 billion from worlds largest share offer.
     A US Government reports ranks India’s third most powerful nation after USA and China.
     TEMBHLI: Distt. Nandurbar, Maharashtra, venue of launch of AADHAR project of UIDAI, issuing first UID card.
     Ms. Ranjana Sonwane: First person to receive UID card, no. 7824 7431 7884
     Julia Gillard: Australia’s first women Prime Minister.  Arjun Munda: Chief Minster (BJP), Jharkhand.
     P.J. Thomas: Central Vigilance Commissioner (by President)  Deepak Jain: Dean of leading international business school INSEAD, USA.
     Jnanpith Award 2007: O.N.V. Malayalam literature.  Jnanpith Award 2008: Akhlaq khan Shahryar, Urdu Poet.
     Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar prices are given to Scientists.  World States Man award Dr. Manmohan Singh at USA
     Pride of India award: Sir Mota Singh, UK.  The Asean Indus by Rita P. Wright.
     IFRS: International Financial Reporting Standards  ASEA: Association of South East Nation
     AFSPA: Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act  AFNET: Air Force Network

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