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August 2012 Current Affairs

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Delhi won the 23rd Federation Cup National Throwball Championship

Aug 31, 2012
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs August 2012. Delhi teams, both in male and female categories, lifted 23rd Federation Cup Throw Ball Championship-2012

Supreme Court asked the Centre to Prepare revised Guidelines for Tourist Activities

Aug 31, 2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Environment & Ecology Current Affairs August 2012. The Supreme Court of India asked the Centre to prepare revised guidelines for tourist activities in core areas of tiger reserves

IDBI Bank Ltd entered into a MoU with SMERA to evaluate its MSME

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs August 2012. IDBI Bank Ltd entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SME Rating Agency of India Ltd (SMERA) to evaluate its existing as well as potential MSME clients

The Book Challenged Official Story of Osama bin Laden Killing

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

International Current Affairs August 2012. The book written by a former Navy SEAL claimed that Osama bin Laden was shot in the head by a SEAL bullet when he looked out of his bedroom door

Archaeologists discovered 2000-Year Old Sculpture in Mexico

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

International Current Affairs August 2012. Mexican archaeologists discovered a 2000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar in Izapa. The one-tonne piece measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters high

Antony Jenkins appointed as the New Group Chief Executive of Barclays

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs August 2012. Barclays, the British banking giant, appointed Antony Jenkins as its new Group Chief Executive on 30 August 2012

India and Iran decided to expand Trade and Economic Cooperation

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

International Current Affairs August 2012. India and Iran decided to expand Trade and Economic Cooperation. The two nations agreed to expand trade and economic cooperation through the Chahbahar port

International Atomic Energy Agency set up Special Task Force for Iran

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

International Current Affairs August 2012. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the international agency for the monitoring of nuclear energy, on 29 August 2012

Raghuram Rajan took over as the Chief Economic Advisor of in Union Finance Ministry

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. Raghuram Rajan, former chief economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF) took over as the Chief Economic Advisor on 29 August 2012

Union Government approved 14000 Crore Rupees Fund to spur Production of Hybrid and Electrical Vehicl

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs August 2012. The government of India on 29 August 2012 approved a 14000 crore rupees fund to spur the production of hybrid and electrical vehicles in the country

England’s test team captain Andrew Strauss retired from International Cricket

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs Agaust 2012.England’s test team captain Andrew Strauss announced his retirement from international cricket on 29 August 2012

Special Court convicted 32 People in Naroda Patiya Riot Case

Aug 30, 2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current QAffairs August 2012. A special court on 29 August 2012 convicted 32 people, in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case

Supreme Court of India upheld the death sentence of Mumbai Terror Attack Convict Ajmal Amir Kasab

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. Supreme Court of India on 29 August 2012 upheld the death sentence of Mumbai terror attack perpetrator Ajmal Amir Kasab

McNally Bharat won 122 crore Rupees Contract from SAIL

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs August 2012. McNally Bharat Engineering Company on 29 August 2012 won a 122 crore rupees contract from Steel Authority of India's Bhilai Steel Plant

Ordnance Factory Board signed a MoU for a Joint Venture with Rosoboronexport, Russia

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

International Current Affairs August 2012. Ordnance Factory Board on 27 August 2012 signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a Joint Venture with M/s Rosoboronexport, Russia

Aditi Mukherjee won the prestigious Norman Borlaug Award

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. Aditi Mukherjee, a Delhi based scientist, won the prestigious Norman Borlaug Award in Field Research

Uttarakhand announced a Substantial hike in Land Compensation to Victims

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The state government of Uttarakhand on 28 August 2012 announced a substantial increase in land compensation to victims

SEBI allowed Partial Flexibility in IDRs for Investors

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Economy Current Affairs August 2012. India’s market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 28 August 2012 allowed partial flexibility in the Indian Depository Receipts

The Government approved a Complete Ban on Employment of Children

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The Union Government cleared a proposal to put a complete ban on employment of children up to the age of 14 both in hazardous and non-hazardous work by amending an anti-child labour Act

HSBC sold its Entire Stake in Federal Bank for 341 Crore Rupees

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs August 2012. Banking major HSBC on 28 August 2012 sold its entire stake in Kerala-based private sector lender Federal Bank

G Ashok Kumar took over as the Southern Naval Command Chief

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. Rear Admiral G Ashok Kumar assumed the charge as the Southern Naval Command Chief, Kochi on 28 August 2012

Hashim Amla became the Fastest Player to reach Landmark 3000 One-Day International Runs

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs August 2012. Hashim Amla, the star South African Batsman, became the fastest player to score 3000 runs in one-day international on 29 August 2012

DLF announced to end its Association with Indian Premiere League

Aug 29, 2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs August 2012. India’s largest real estate company DLF decided to end its five-year long association with Indian Premiere League

The NCR Planning Board approved the Controversial Greater Noida Master Plan 2021

Aug 28, 2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The NCR (National Capital Region) Planning Board approved the controversial Greater Noida Master Plan 2021

Delhi Government relaxed Norms for Financial Assistance to Poor patients

Aug 28, 2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. Delhi Government on 28 August 2012 relaxed norms for providing financial assistance to poor patients

Jammu and Kashmir Bank was Awarded Best Banker Prize

Aug 28, 2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs August 2012. Jammu and Kashmir Bank on 20 August 2012 won four national awards-The Sunday Standard FINWIZ-2012 Best Bankers’ Awards

Sikkim Lokayukta Bill received Presidential Assent

Aug 28, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The Sikkim Lokayukta Bill, an act seeking to check corruption in the state, got the approval of the President of India on 28 August 2012

Supreme Court refused to lift Ban on Mining Activities in Karnataka

Aug 28, 2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 17 August 2012 ruled that it would not allow resumption of mining activities of iron ore in Karnataka

GAIL signed pact with French Energy Giant GDF Suez to import LNG

Aug 28, 2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs August 2012. State-owned gas utility GAIL India  has signed a contract with French energy giant GDF Suez to import 0.8 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from 2013 to 2014

Apple won Patent Infringement Case against Samsung

Aug 28, 2012
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Corporate Current Affairs August 2012. US technology giant Apple on 24 August 2012 won a 1-billion dollar patent case against Samsung

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