Current Affairs

Physics Nobel Prize for God Particle Research

Physics Nobel Prize for God Particle Research – Higgs and Englert won Nobel Prize for Physics – Current Nobel Prize Winners of Physics

S Varadarajan Appointed as BPCL Chairman

S Varadarajan Appointed as BPCL Chairman – Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Current CMD

CCEA Approved for Textile Parks Scheme in 12th Five Year Plan

CCEA Approved for Textile Parks Scheme in 12th Five Year Plan – CCEA Sanctioned 61 Textile Parks – About Integrated Textile Park Scheme – Integrated Textile Scheme Needs – Integrated Garment Park Budget

Google’s Hummingbird Hatches New Search Formula

Google’s Hummingbird Hatches New Search Formula – Latest News on Google Search Engine – Google 15th Birthday Celebration – Google’s Hummingbird Replaces Caffeine – Google’s Hummingbird Search Algorithm

Seventh Pay Commission for Central Government Employees

Seventh Pay Commission for Central Government Employees – 7th Pay Commission Latest News – Current News on Seventh Pay Commission – 7th Pay Commission Date – 7th Pay Commission Year

RBI Bans Zero Percent Interest Rate Schemes

RBI Bans Zero Percent Interest Rate Schemes – Reserve Bank of India Notification to Commercial Banks and Local Area Banks – Current Affairs and GK Questions – Reserve Bank of India Latest Announcements

Raijin Australia’s most Powerful Super Computer

Raijin Australia’s most Powerful Super Computer – 27th World’s Most Powerful Super Computer Launched in Canberra – Current Affairs and GK Questions – Raijin Powerful Super Computer Capacity – Raijin Super Computer Performance

Virat Kohli Brand Ambassador of BSF

Virat Kohli Brand Ambassador of Border Security Force – Home Affairs Minister Appoints Kohli as New Ambassador – Boarder Security Force of India – General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Net Direct Tax Collection up by 12.5 Percent

Net Direct Tax Collection up by 12.5 Percent – Current Taxation System in India – Current Affairs About Finance

Japanese Electronics Manufacturing Township in India

Japanese Electronics Manufacturing Township in India – Japan Corridor Project in India – Japan’s JEMT Project in Delhi – JEMT Reduces Imports of Electronic Goods

Sree Narayana Guru Global Secular & Peace Award

Sree Narayana Guru Global Secular and Peace Award – Dr Shashi Tharoor Received Sree Narayana Guru Peace Award

United States Air Campaign Against Syria

United States Air Campaign Against Syria – No US Ground Troops in Syria – United Nations War Against Syria – Obama Warning to Syria – US Against Syria President Regime

I&B Minister Launches Bharat Nirman Web Portal

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Launches Bharat Nirman Web Portal – Multimedia Bharat Nirman Campaign – Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign – AIR News Free SMS Service Launched

Microsoft Launches Xbox Music on Web for Free

Microsoft Launches Xbox Music on Web for Free – Xbox Music in Windows 8 Operating System – Microsoft Free Music Service on Web – Microsoft Xbox Music Service Features

Indian Railways Develops Automatic Fire and Smoke Alarm System

Indian Railways Develops Automatic Fire and Smoke Alert System – Fire and Smoke Detectors in Indian Trains – Automatic Smoke and Fire Detection with 4 Alarm Levels – Automatic Fire Detector Trial in Bhubaneshwar Rajdhani Train

US Resolution on Syria Sets 60 Days Deadline

US Senate Syria War Resolution – United States Resolution Against Syria Actions – US Syria War Issues – US fIx 60 Days Deadline for Syria – US Senate Menendez Committee Resolution on Syria – US Senate Committee Against Bashar al Assad

RBI Relaxes Overseas Investment Norms for Indian Corporates

RBI ECB Policy Terms – Reserve Bank of India Eases Overseas Investment Norms for Indian Corporates – External Commercial Borrowings Guidelines

Manmohan Singh Leaves for Russia to Attend G20 Summit

G20 Summit Venue – G20 Summit Date – G20 Summit Countries List – G20 Summit Theme – Issues at G20 Summit – G20 Summit Details – G20 Summit News – G20 Summit at St Petersburg – Manmohan Singh at G20 Summit

Rupee up on RBI Action, RIL’s Dollar Sale

Rupee up on RBI Action, RIL’s Dollar Sale – RBI introduces Forex Swap Window – Rebound of Rupee Value Against Dollar – Reserve Bank of India Steps on Rupee Fall

India’s First Navy Satellite GSAT-7 Launched

India’s First Navy Satellite GSAT 7 Launched – GSAT 7 Satellite Launched at Kourou – GSAT 7 ISRO’s 17TH Satellite – GSAT 7 Navy Satellite Launch Date – Operations of GSAT 7 Satellite

India Becomes World’s Third Largest Internet User

India Becomes World’s Third Largest Internet User – Ranking of Internet Users in the World – Telecom Regulatory Authority of India – Total Number of Internet Subscribers from India – Comscore Report on Internet Users

Rajya Sabha Passes Marriage Laws Amendment Bill

Rajya Sabha Passes Marriage Laws Amendment Bill – Rajya Sabha Passes Women’s Friendly Marriage Bill – Union Cabinet Approved Marriage Laws Amendment Bill – Features of Hindu Marriage Laws Amendment Bill – RS Amendment Bill on Marriage Laws

Rajasthan Government Laid Foundation for World’s Largest Solar Park

World’s Largest Solar Power Park in Rajasthan – Farooq Laid Foundation Stone for Solar Power Project – Asian Development Bank Funds for Rajasthan Solar Park – World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Project Duration – Phases of Rajasthan Solar Power Park – Jodhpur Solar Power Park Capacity

US Scientists Created World’s most Accurate Clock

World’s Accurate Clock Developed by US Scientists – Technology used in World’s Accurate Clock – National Institute of Standards and Technology Created World’s Accurate Clock – Ytterbium Element used in World’s Accurate Clock – Usage of World’s Accurate Clock

Sonia Gandhi Launched Food Security Scheme

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Launched Food Security Scheme – Food Security Bill Passed in Four States of India – Beneficiary Terms of Food Security Scheme – Food Security Scheme Introduced in Delhi – Two Phases of Food Security Scheme – Food Security Scheme Eligible People

Yahoo Closes Email Services in China

Yahoo to Stop Email Service in China – Yahoo and Alimail Account Deal – Yahoo to Quit Email Service in China – Yahoo World’s Biggest Internet Market – Yahoo Acquires Ztelic – Yahoo’s Research and Development Team in Beijing – Yahoo Mail Users to Transfer to Alimail Account in China

Web Browser Mozilla Firefox will soon be Available in Tamil

Mozilla Firefox Web Browser Tamil Translation Committee – Mozilla Firefox Web Browser for Tamil Users to be Launched Soon – Mozilla Firefox Web Browser in 120 Languages – Tamil Mozilla Firefox Browser Features – Tamil Mozilla Firefox Translation Terms

MS Dhoni Ranks 16th Position in Highest Paid Athletes

Payscale of Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Latest Release of Forbes List on Highest Paid Athletes – Annual Earnings of Sachin Tendulkar – Annual Endorsements for Mahendra Singh Dhoni – MS Dhoni Ranks 16th Position in Highest Paid Athletes

My Journey – Transforming Dreams into Action Book Launched by Abdul Kalam

My Journey Transforming Dreams into Actions Book by Dr Abdul Kalam – Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Former President of India Launched New Book – Abdul Kalam Latest Book Launch – Features of My Journey Transforming Dreams into Actions Book – New Book of Abdul Kalam Indian Scientist – My Journey Transforming Dreams into Actions Book Information

National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme Launched

National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme Launched – P Chidambaram Launches New Monetary Scheme at Delhi – Union Finance Minster Unveiled National Skill Certification Scheme – New Monetary Reward Scheme Total Budget

INS Sindhurakshak Submarine Blast in Mumbai

Indian Navy INS Sindhurakshak Submarine Fire in Colaba – INS Sindhurakshak Submarine Sinks in Mumbai – INS Sindhurakshak Russian Made Submarine – Indian Navy INS Sindhurakshak Submarine with Upgraded Russian Programme

Global Impact Award for Indian Non Profits

Google Impact Award in India – Global Impact Challenge for Non Profit Organisations – Global Impact Challenge Prize Amount – Global Impact Challenge Criteria – Project Eligibility for Google Impact Awards – Google Impact Award Details – Google Impact Award Application Form

INS Vikrant Indian Navy Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

Indian Navy First Indigenous Aircraft Launch – INS Vikrant Built at Cochin Shipyard Limited – Indian Defence Minister A K Antony on INS Vikrant Launch Ceremony – INS Vikrant Indigenous Aircraft Carrier – INS Vikrant Project Cost – INS Vikrant Project Completion – INS Vikrant Capacity

Japan Unveils Largest Warship – The Izumo

Japan Unveils Largest Izumo Warship after Second World War – The Izumo Warship Details – Characteristics of Japan’s Izumo Warship – Izumo Warship for Japan’s Self Defence – Territorial Disputes between Japan and China

NGT Bans Sand Mining without Eco Clearance

National Green Tribunal Orders Ecology Clearance for Sand Mining – NGT Laws against Illegal Sand Mining in India – Environmental Issues on Sand Mining on River Banks – NGT Actions Against Unauthorized Sand Mining in India – Ecology Clearance License for Sand Mining

Dolphins have Longest Social Memory among Non – Humans

Dolphins have Longest Social Memory among Non Humans – University of Chicago Researched Memory Level of Dolphins – Dolphins have 20 Years of Memory Capacity – Dolphins Long Time Remembrance of Signature Whistles

Raghuram Govind Rajan Appointed 23rd Governor of RBI

Raghuram Govind Rajan Appointed New Governor of RBI – Raghuram Govind Rajan Personal Life – Reserve Bank of India 23rd Governor Appointment – Raghuram Govind Rajan Reserve Bank of India Present Governor

Ireland President Signs First Abortion Bill

Ireland President Signs First Abortion Bill – Irish President Michael D Higgins Added New Abortion Bill into Law – Death of Indian Women Savita Halappanavar in Ireland – Ireland’s New Life Saving Abortion Bill Launched

Mamnoon Hussain Elected Pakistan President

Mamnoon Hussain Elected Pakistan President – India Born Mamnoon Hussain 12th President of Pakistan – Early Life History of Mamnoon Hussain – Results of Pakistan President Results – Election of New Pakistan President

RBI Announces First Quarter Review of Monetary Policy –

RBI Announces First Quarter Review of Monetary Policy – – First Q1 Monetary Policy Review at Mumbai – RBI Monetary Policy Review Highlights – Reserve Bank of India Released Monetary Policy Details for the year – .

New State Telangana will be Reality After Polls

New State Telangana will be Reality After Polls – Formation of Telangana State from Andhra Pradesh – Issues Regarding Telangana State in India – UPA Congress Decision Related Telangana State

Simons Investigators Awards

Simons Investigators Awards – Winners of Simons Investigators Award – Indo American Professors Won Simons Award – Simon Investigators Award to Physics Mathematics Computer Science Field Scientists

IT Tool Developed to Control Dengue Malaria

IT Tool Developed to Control Dengue Malaria – Scientists in CSIR Developed New IT Tool – Software Tool to Diagnose Dengue Fever – Indian Institute of Chemical Technology Hyderabad.

Weather Satellite INSAT 3D Successfully Launched

Weather Satellite INSAT 3D Successfully Launched – INSAT 3D Weather Satellite Features – INSAT 3D Launched in French Guiana – Report on INSAT 3D Satellite Launch – INSAT 3D India’s Advanced Meteorological Satellite

South Indian Lyricist Vaali Died at 82

South Indian Lyricist Vaali Died at 82 – Tamil Film Industry Famous Lyricist Vaali – Vaali Tamil Poet – Age of Tamil Film Industry Lyricist Vaali – Vaali Tamil Poet and Lyricist

President Launched Kisan SMS Portal for Farmers

President Launched Kisan SMS Portal for Farmers – Kisan Call Centre Farming Advisories in India – Kisan Toll Free Number for Farmers Across India – New Kisan Web Portal for SMS Farmers – SMS Portal Launched by Pranab Mukherjee

President’s Rule Revoked in Jharkhand

President’s Rule Revoked in Jharkhand – Current Political Situation in Jharkhand – Third Time President’s Rule in Jharkhand.

Global Cereal Production to Attain Historic High in

Global Cereal Production to Attain Historic High in – United Nations FAO Estimates on Cereal Productions – United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation Estimates – United Nations FAO Estimates Highlights

MPs MLAs will be Disqualified on Date of Criminal Conviction

MPs MLAs will be Disqualified on Date of Criminal Conviction – Supreme Court Verdict on Criminal Conviction – Membership of the House Disqualifications – Supreme Court Verdict on Disqualification of Member of House on Date of Criminal Conviction.

Chidambaram Visits US to Promote Investments in India

Chidambaram Visits US to Promote Investments in India – India to Increase Foreign Direct Investments – Chidambaram at 38th Annual Summit at US – P Chidambaram Address at United States Summit.

Decline of Proposed Investments in India to 75 Percent

Decline of Proposed Investments in India to 75 Percent – Assocham Survey on Investments Proposals in India – Meaning for Proposed Investments in India – Issue of Fall in Investments Proposals.

SBI Launched State Bank Xpress Money Card

SBI Launched State Bank Xpress Money Card – State Bank Xpress Money Card Partners – State Bank of India Remittance Adding Xpress Money Card – SBI Xpress Money Card Launch.

KK Paul Sworn in as Meghalaya’s New Governor

KK Paul Sworn in as Meghalaya’s New Governor – Meghalaya New Governor KK Paul Oath Ceremony.

Serial Bomb Blasts at Mahabodhi Temple Bihar

Serial Bomb Blasts at Mahabodhi Temple Bihar – Terror Attack at Mahabodhi Temple at Bodh Gaya in Bihar – Casualties of Mahabodhi Temple Bihar – Government Remedies at Mahabodhi Temple Bihar.

PM Reviews National E-Governance Plan

PM Reviews National E-Governance Plan – Manmohan Singh Committee National E-Governance Plan.

P Sathasivam Appointed as New Chief Justice of India

P Sathasivam Appointed as New Chief Justice of India – Sathasivam 40th Chief Justice of India – Current CJI of India.

India has to Repay 172 Billion Dollar Debt by March

India has to Repay Dollar 172 Billion Debt by March – India’s Debt Repayment Deadline – Total Repayment Debt for India.

Albert Einstein Signed Bible Sold at Auction

Albert Einstein Signed Bible Sold at Auction – Latest Current Affairs about India.

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy Receives UN Public Service Award

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy Receives UN Public Service Award – Mass Contact Programme Kerala.

Kevin Rudd as Australia’s New Prime Minister

Kevin Rudd as Australia’s New Prime Minister – Australian PM Gillard Loses Party Leadership.

PM Inaugurates Train Link in Jammu and Kashmir

PM Inaugurates Train Link in Jammu and Kashmir – India’s Longest Railway Tunnel Through Pir Panjal Mountain Range.

India to Launch First Regional Navigation Satellite System

India to Launch First Regional Navigation Satellite System – Indian Space Research Organisation Develops IRNSS Satellite.

Microsoft Corporation Set to Launch Windows 8.1 Preview

Microsoft Corporation Set to Launch Windows 8.1 Preview – Microsoft Readies Windows 8.1 Preview.

39th G-8 Summit Concluded in Lough Erne

39th G-8 Summit Concluded in Lough Erne – G8 Discussion on Taxation – G8 Summit Participating Countries List.

President Inaugurates ONGC Tripura Power Plant

President Inaugurates ONGC Tripura Power Plant – First Unit of ONGC Mega Power Project in Tripura.

UNESCO Declared Six Forts of Rajasthan as World Heritage Sites

UNESCO Declared Six Forts of Rajasthan as World Heritage Sites – UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

India and Iraq Agreed to Enhance Cooperation in Oil and Hydrocarbon Sector

India and Iraq Agreed to Enhance Cooperation in Oil and Hydrocarbon Sector – India Union External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid to Iraq.

SEBI Issued Guidelines for Investment Advisers

SEBI Issued Guidelines for Investment Advisers – NISM Certification for Stock Market Investment Advisor.

Google Person Finder App to Trace Missing Persons in Disaster

Google Person Finder App to Trace Missing Persons in Disaster – Person Finder Web Application to Find Missing People in Uttarakhand Flood.

Indian Money in Swiss Banks Dips to Record Low

Indian Money in Swiss Banks Dips to Record Low – Annual Report of Swiss National Bank Released.

PM Announces 1000 Crore Disaster Relief Fund for Uttarakhand

PM Announces 1000 Crore Disaster Relief Fund for Uttarakhand – Uttarakhand Flood Relief Fund Allotment.

India Sets up Nationwide Snooping Programme

India Sets up Nationwide Snooping Programme – India Elaborate System to Tap Emails and Phone Calls.

World Refugee Day on June 20

World Refugee Day on June 20 – World Refugee Day Core Message – UNHCR Refugee Camps Celebration.

China Launches First Carbon Trading Scheme

China Launches First Carbon Trading Scheme – China Starts Carbon dioxide Market at Shenzhen.

Manmohan Singh Expands Cabinet with Eight New Ministers

Manmohan Singh Expands Cabinet with Eight New Ministers – Indian Prime Minister Shuffles Cabinet.

China’s Tianhe 2 World Fastest Supercomputer

China’s Tianhe 2 World Fastest Supercomputer – China’s National University of Defense Technology Builds Tianhe 2 Supercomputer.

Early Monsoon Rain Covers India by Mid June

Early Monsoon Rainfall Covers India by Mid June – Earliest Occurrence of Monsoon in India – India Meteorological Department.

SK Roy Appointed as New Chairman of LIC

SK Roy Appointed as New Chairman of LIC |-Government of India Appointed New Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India.

Mineral Production Falls in April

Mineral Production Falls in April – World Mineral Production April Month Report – Production Level of Minerals.

Rajasthan Government Sign MoU with IRCTC

Rajasthan Government Sign MoU with IRCTC – Rajasthan Government Signed New MoU – Free Pilgrim Trip for Rajasthan Senior Citizen.

World Blood Donor Day on June 14

World Blood Donor Day on June 14 – Give the Gift of Life Theme of World Blood Donor Day .

Asian Athletic Championship in Pune

Asian Athletic Championship – Asian Athletic Championship to be held in Pune – Asian Athletic Championship Budget.

RBI Penalised Banks for Rule Violations

RBI Penalised Banks for Rule Violations – Know Your Customer Rules Violation – RBI Investigation to Banks.

Indian Rupee Hits Life Time Low against US Dollar

Indian Rupee Hits Life Time Low against US Dollar – Lifetime Fall of Indian Rupee 57.77 against US Dollar.

TNAU Launched Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative

TNAU Launched Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative – SSI Method to Improve Sugarcane Production.

Bangalore’s Nanobi Analytics Wins Microsoft BizSpark Challenge

Bangalore’s Nanobi Analytics Wins Microsoft BizSpark Challenge – Prize Amount for Microsoft BizSpark Competition.

Pipe App Allows 1GB File Transfer on Facebook

Pipe App Allows 1GB File Transfer on Facebook – New App for Large File Transfer at Social Networks.

Uttarakhand NGO gets French Award

Uttarakhand NGO gets French Award for Contribution of Human Rights – Central Himalayan Environment Association Uttarakhand.

Global Agreement to Tackle Malnutrition

Global Agreement to Tackle Malnutrition in London – Global Nutrition for Growth Summit at London.

Obama Begins Summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Obama Begins Summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping – Decision Made at US China 2 Day Summit at California.

Rules for Foreign Direct Investment in India

Indian Union Government Rules for Foreign Direct Investment in India – FDI in Cash and Carry Wholesale Trading.

Dr Manmohan Singh Visited Japan for Annual Summit

India’s Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh Visits to Japan – Japan Annual Summit of Prime Ministers.

Japan’s New Maglev Bullet Train

Japan’s New Levitating Bullet Train Unveiled – Japanese Maglev Bullet Train Test Ride – Maglev Bullet Train Speed upto 500 kmph.

Raghav Joneja Youngest Indian to Climb Everest

Youngest Indian to Climb Mt Everest | Record Breaking in Climbing Mount Everest

Now, GM Fungi to Produce Cheaper Biofuel

Can Produce Cheap Biofuel using Genetically Modified Fungi – Fungi Producing Biofuel.

Indian Scientist Raises Hope of Creating Artificial Human Liver

Indian Scientist Raises Hope of Creating Artificial Human Liver – Indian Scientists at MIT Research Centre.

Rami Hamdallah Appointed Prime Minister of Palestine

Rami Hamdallah as New Prime Minister of Palestine – Palestine President Appointed New Prime Minister.

Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir Students

HRD Ministry Announces Special Scholarship Scheme for J&K Students – Jammu and Kashmir Higher Education Scholarship.

Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for LPG Launched

Domestic LPG Subsidy Scheme Launched in 18 Districts of India – Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for LPG Consumers in India.

Slovak Junior Open Table Tennis Indian Girl’s Team Wins Gold

Slovak Junior Open Table Tennis Indian Girl’s Team Wins Gold – ITTF Junior Table Tennis Indian Boy’s Wins Silver Medal.