January 2011 Current Affairs and Top Latest Major Events of India and World


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Current Affairs of 01 January 2011

  • New telecom operators pay Rs.73.73 crore as penalty to DoT.
  • BSF lodges protest with Pak rangers over ceasefire violation.
  • Panic grips as LPG tanker turns turtle near Malappuram.
  • Infiltration bid foiled along LoC in J&K, Pak guide arrested.

Current Affairs of 02 January 2011

  • Church of England is split over consecration of women bishops.
  • High Court Bench transfers murder case investigation to CB-CID.
  • India to make another bid to buy Gandhi’s South Africa home.
  • Chennai Sangamam to feature over 1,300 artists from all over State.

Current Affairs of 03 January 2011

  • Coimbatore, Tiruchi and Madurai may get automated system for Indane gas refill.
  • Govt land around Dholera to be put on sale first in SIR.
  • RPI-Sena-BJP leaders vow to throw Cong-NCP out of power in state.
  • BDCC beats all nationalized banks put together in disbursing farm loans.

Current Affairs of 04 January 2011

  • State Election Commission overturns rejection of two nominations
  • DRDO to set up research and innovation centre at IIT-Madras, says V.K. Saraswat.
  • Indian Science Congress to see debates on academy-industry cooperation, environment.

Current Affairs of 05 January 2011

  • Stalin asks Congress leaders to urge Centre for early release of flood aid.
  • Madras High Court directs State Transport Corporation to employ HIV positive persons.
  • Michael Bevan to coach Kings XI Punjab.
  • U.S. dollar firms up sharply against rupee.

Current Affairs of 06 January 2011

  • Citibank Fraud: SEBI probes violation in income proof rules.
  • National meet on ‘Dalit households in village economies’ begins today.
  • No leniency to those who dishonour tribal women: Supreme Court.

Current Affairs of 07 January 2011

  • India to replace U.S. as 2nd largest economy by 2050.
  • Sri Lanka dissolves local government councils ahead of polls.
  • German astronomers spot long-lost chunk of battered proto-planet.
  • High Court stays medical council notifications on entrance tests.

Current Affairs of 08 January 2011

  • Swami Aseemanand’s confession reveals Hindutva terror activities.
  • Twitter subpoenaed for accounts of Wikileaks-linked individuals.
  • More than 3,000 police personnel deployed at Sabarimala, Pampa for Makaravilakku.

Current Affairs of 09 January 2011

  • 2G scam: CBI registers preliminary enquiry to probe role of banks.
  • DMDK writes to Mamata to increase frequency of Tirukkural Express.
  • Indian envoy in U.K. probed for wife assault.
  • Congress leaders demand withdrawal of Central forces from OU.

Current Affairs of 10 January 2011

  • JITO to organise two-day global conference in Chennai.
  • Nine AIADMK MLAs suspended for rest of Assembly session.
  • Bar Council urges President to probe allegations against K.G. Balakrishnan.
  • Iran plane crash toll rises to 77, black box found.

Current Affairs of 11 January 2011

  • Bankers ask RBI to cut CRR, SLR in Third Quarter Review on Jan 25.
  • Offer Rs.1, 500 per quintal for paddy: TNCSC employees’ forum.
  • Former Microsoft India MD Rajan Anandan to head Google India.
  • Rahul blames U.P. government for poor education, health systems.
  • Moser Baer Power ties up funds for 2,520 MW thermal project in M.P.
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Current Affairs of 12 January 2011

  • BCCI top brass grilled over FEMA violations in IPL.
  • Public statements on its 2G spectrum report improper, says CAG.
  • I-T to examine complaints of ‘ghost employees’ in Games Organising Committee.
  • Army Chief not for part use or modification of AFSPA.

Current Affairs of 13 January 2011

  • Government to start medical colleges in Pudukottai, Virudhunagar districts.
  • Election Commission to make independent assessment of law and order in West Bengal.
  • Intelligence agencies verifying claims of IM member’s murder.
  • Mullen predicts more violence in Afghanistan in 2011.
  • Journalists to launch News Corp’s iPad newspaper.

Current Affairs of 14 January 2011

  • Way paved for India’s enhanced partnership with World Bank.
  • India clinch gold, silver in Alpine Men’s Giant Slalom event.
  • Over 55 die as tragedy strikes Sabarimala pilgrims in Idukki.
  • HDFC Q3 net up 33 p.c. at Rs. 891 crore.
  • Intel reports record profit of $3.4 bn in Q4.

Current Affairs of 15 January 2011

  • Sheila Dikshit reviews situation at the site of demolished mosque.
  • World Bank agrees to support national programme to mitigate cyclone impact.
  • PM and President condole death of Sabarimala pilgrims.
  • Syed Bukhari leads Friday prayers at site of demolished mosque in Delhi.

Current Affairs of 16 January 2011

  • Pietersen, Strauss propel England to 294 against Australia.
  • DoT moots up to Rs. 2 cr penalty on unlawful phone tapping.
  • Tax Forum: Whether windmills are eligible for straight-line depreciation.

Current Affairs of 17 January 2011

  • Rupee falls by 18 paise at 4-week low against dollar.
  • AIADMK rule will be established after Assembly elections, says Jayalalithaa.
  • Supreme Court to examine RTE impact on private schools.
  • Post-FPO, promoters holding in Tata Steel to reduce to 2.4 p.c.

Current Affairs of 18 January 2011

  • Unsavoury questions on corruption await Indian CEOs in Davos.
  • HR Management, both organisational ideology and operational idiom.
  • JD(S) may launch nationwide stir against corruption.

Current Affairs of 19 January 2011

  • Swiss banker who turned to WikiLeaks goes on trial.
  • Textiles panel to campaign for U.S. business standards in Tirupur cluster.
  • Pakistan seeks quick resolution of Kishenganga dispute in arbitration court.
  • India’s 20th nuclear reactor connected to power grid.

Current Affairs of 20 January 2011

  • Pranab to clarify government stand on ending black money.
  • Advocates Forum urged Governor to dismiss complaints against CM.
  • OIC panel meet declaration mentions Kashmir at Pakistan insistence.
  • Kamal Nath aims to make Delhi Metro bigger than London Underground.

Current Affairs of 21 January 2011

  • 14-year-old makes no.1 app of Apple store.
  • Prime Minister has undermined MGNREGA, say social activists.
  • J&K Govt sanctions relief for 38 militancy-affected families.
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Current Affairs of 22 January 2011

  • Son dies in hospital as man awaits MNREGS payments.
  • Make searching enquiry to ensure confession is voluntary, says Supreme Court.
  • Russian spy Anna Chapman makes TV debut as presenter.
  • Young India’ should join the comity of nations: Purandeswari.

Current Affairs of 23 January 2011

  • AIADMK to launch 20-day state-wide campaign over 2G scam.
  • Top five IT companies to hire 1.8 lakh persons in 12 months, says Infosys.
  • India condemns killing of fisherman; Sri Lanka denies involvement.
  • India may have to wait till 2012 for information on black money.

Current Affairs of 24 January 2011

  • Hero Honda executes licensing pact, paves way for Honda exit.
  • State media: Kim Jong Il meets Egyptian CEO.
  • North-western Pakistan jolted by magnitude 6.3 quake.
  • Embassy raises Kamal Nath immunity question with State Department.

Current Affairs of 25 January 2011

  • Indian-American sentenced to 32 years of imprisonment.
  • Service providers warned against digging roads without permission.
  • Nageswara Rao, Ahluwalia, Shashi Kapoor, Girish Kasaravalli among Padma awardees.
  • State government told to give pension to widow of freedom fighter.
  • All India Council for Technical Education issues notice to over 1,000 colleges.

Current Affairs of 26 January 2011

  • 2G spectrum allocation likened to welfare schemes.
  • Maharashtra institutes award in memory of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi.
  • Life term extended to full life sentence for rape, murder of child.
  • Colombo–Tuticorin ferry service in a few weeks: Ashok Kantha.

Current Affairs of 27 January 2011

  • CBI told to give copies of encounter case documents to Shah.
  • Labrador retriever named most popular dog in U.S.
  • Ganga pollution: five more tanneries to be closed down in Kanpur.
  • Vital information on the mysterious death of former MCL secretary and sons.

Current Affairs of 28 January 2011

  • Tunisian PM names independents to key government posts.
  • Minutes show CVC selection panel did not discuss Palmolein case.
  • NAC suggests inclusion of domestic workers in Sexual Harassment Bill.
  • Complaints of poor service, attacks on buses mark MTC unions’ strike.

Current Affairs of 29 January 2011

  • ICC refuses to review decision of shifting WC match at Eden.
  • WTO members for concluding Doha Round within 2011.
  • Egypt’s Mubarak names vice president for 1st time.
  • Special court rejects defence counsel application in Jayalalithaa case.

Current Affairs of 30 January 2011

  • WEF ends on cautious note; question mark on ability to combat future crisis
  • India-China classical music concert hosted in Singapore.
  • Banks asked to lend Rs 100 cr to SHGs ahead CM’s Rachabanda.

Current Affairs of 31 January 2011

  • Advise Sri Lanka to refrain from attacking fishermen: Karunandhi to PM.
  • After rebel Li Na’s success, China’s old sporting system faces questions.
  • TRAI: Govt. can get Rs. 90,000 cr from additional 2G spectrum sale.

January 2011 Current Affairs and Top Latest Major Events of India and World
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