Weekly Current Affairs update
Feb 7 to13, 2010
(for BANK PO General Awareness & UPSC General Studies)
List of contents Section A: INDIA Section B: WORLD Section C: ECONOMY & CORPORATE Section D: SPORTS
Major news of the week Section A: INDIA
Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad sworn-in as Supreme Court judge Vijaya Lakshmi, wife of late AP CM Reddy takes oath as MLA S.C. Sinha appointed Director General of National Investigation Agency R.S. Pandey appointed interlocutor for Naga talks Anil Ramesh Dave is new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court PM Singh meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in New Delhi India and Turkey unveil joint declaration on terrorism Mauritius to introduce a book written by Uttarakhand CM Nishank in school syllabus ‘Rotary DLF Pride of India’ Award presented to former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair Ghulam Nabi Azad honoured by Rotary International as Polio Champion Dr. G. N. Rao chosen to receive World Cornea Congress Medal Union govt sets up committee of experts to examine amendments to Copyright Act Ministry of Environment and Forests constitutes task force on Project Elephant Economist K.N. Raj passed away at the age of 85 BSF admits involvement in the killing of Srinagar youth, Zahid Farooq Justice Nirmal Yadav transferred to the Uttarakhand High Court NHRC directs UP govt to pay Rs.5 lakh to journalist for police atrocities Rathore attacker Utsav Sharma granted bail Govt announces moratorium on commercial introduction of Bt brinjal Russian documentary wins Golden Conch Award at Mumbai International Film Festival Right To Education Act to be implemented from April 17 Army personnel killed in avalanche at High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) AP High Court stays state govt law on reservation for Muslims West Bengal govt to reserve 10% of govt jobs for Muslims DRDO’s new cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ development work on track Govt to appoint ‘Lok Karmis’ for better implementation of its schemes in rural areas National Yoga Week 2010...