May 2012 Current Affairs and Top Latest Major Events of India and World


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Current Affairs of 01 May 2012:

  • India expresses its willingness to provide financial assistance for the development of the Seychelles. —May 1, News On Air
  • India and Nepal have agreed to step up cooperation between their security forces by undertaking joint training exercises. — May 1, News On Air

Current Affairs of 02 May 2012:

  • Rescue operations on in the ferryboat capsize incident in the Brahmaputra river in Assam; 45 bodies recovered so far. — May 2, News On Air
  • Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said she will swear an oath required to enter parliament. — May 2, News On Air
    Current Affairs of 03 May 2012:
  • Empowered Group of Ministers approves the process of selecting an auctioneer to conduct 2G spectrum bidding. — May 3, News On Air
  • India and Japan agree to enhance cooperation in the field of infrastructurall development. — May 3, News On Air

Current Affairs of 04 May 2012:

  • Chhattisgarh government has ordered the constitution of the high powered standing committee to review all cases of persons for whom investigation and prosecution is pending in Chhattisgarh jails, including the maoist related cases. — May 4, News On Air
  • In Nepal, all ministers of the coalition government resigned en-mass last night to form a new national unity government in a bid to ensure the promulgation of the constitution by May 27. — May 4, News On Air

Current Affairs of 05 May 2012:

  • Prime Minister to inaugurate special meeting of Chief Ministers on the National Counter Terrorism Centre in New Delhi today. — May 5, News On Air
  • The United Nations has said that Kofi Annan’s peace plan in Syria is on track although progress in implementing the ceasefire is slow. Annan’s spokesperson Ahmad Fawzi told reporters in Geneva that Syria has not fully complied with the peace plan. — May 5, News On Air

Current Affairs of 06 May 2012:

  • Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by two wickets; Another match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Deccan Chargers is underway. — May 6, News on AIR
  • First Indo-Bangla Joint Consultative Commission meets in New Delhi tomorrow; Bilateral issues like extradition treaty and Teesta water treaty likely to dominate the agenda. — May 6, News on AIR

Current Affairs of 07 May 2012:

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Deccan Chargers by 5 wickets in a league match at Bangalore. — May 7, News on AIR
  • First Indo-Bangla Joint Consultative Commission to be held shortly in New Delhi; Extradition treaty, Teesta water treaty and boundary implementation agreement likely to be discussed. — May 7, News on AIR

Current Affairs of 08 May 2012:

  • The first Indo-Bangla Joint Consultative Commission meeting to be held in New Delhi today; Issues like Extradition treaty, Teesta water treaty and boundary implementation agreement likely to dominate the agenda. — May 8, News On Air
  • Socialist Francois Hollande has won a clear victory in the French presidential election. Mr Hollande, who got an estimated 52 per cent of votes in yesterday’s run-off, said, the French have chosen change. — May 8, News On Air

Current Affairs of 09 May 2012:

  • Government says India cannot be a considered as a tax haven just to attract foreign investment. Replying to a debate in the Lok Sabha, the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee yesterday said that the government has also ruled out any rethinking over the Vodafone taxing issue. — May 9, News On Air
  • U.N. Special envoy Kofi Annan and the U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous briefed the Security Council on the progress of ceasefire and implementation of the six point peace plan in Syria yesterday. — May 9, News On Air

Current Affairs of 10 May 2012:

  • Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee says India should not be considered as a tax haven; rules out any rethinking over Vodafone Tax issue. — May 10, News On Air
  • The rupee tumbled by 52 paise to 53.64 against the American currency in the late morning trade on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers in view of higher dollar in the overseas market. — May 10, Hindustan Times
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Current Affairs of 11 May 2012:

  • RBI directs exporters to convert 50 per cent of their retained foreign exchange earnings into rupees. — May 11, News On Air
  • Cabinet approves a bill to make it mandatory for micro finance Institutions to be registered with RBI and have minimum funds of five lakh rupees; also clears a proposal to procure 75 Pilatus aircraft to train Indian Air Force Pilots. — May 11, News On Air

Current Affairs of 12 May 2012:

  • Air India sacks 25 more striking pilots; Draws up a contingency plan for its international operations. — May 12, News On Air
  • In a move that could calm frayed diplomatic nerves between India and China, New Delhi has decided to exit the oil block no 128 in South China Sea. — May 12, Hindustan Times

Current Affairs of 13 May 2012:

  • In the IPL Cricket, Kings XI Punjab beat Deccan Chargers by four wickets in Mohali. — May 13, Hindustan Times
  • Air India pilots urge the management to withdraw termination orders and hold talks to end six day strike. — May 13, News on AIR

Current Affairs of 14 May 2012:

  • On 60th Anniversary of Parliament President says people aspirations and expectations need to be translated into policy decisions and legislations; Prime Minister calls for reviving the tradition of reasoned and constructive debate. — May 14, News on AIR
  • Ahead of talks with International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran says it will not succumb to pressure by the West over its nuclear programme. — May 14, News on AIR

Current Affairs of 15 May 2012:

  • Income Tax department begins probe against all Telecom firms who got 2G licences during the tenure of former Telecom Minister A Raja. — May 15, News On Air
  • Ahead of talks with International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran says it will not succumb to pressure by the West over its nuclear programme. — May 15, News On Air

Current Affairs of 16 May 2012:

  • Former Telecom Minister A. Raja released from jail after getting bail in the 2G Spectrum case. — May 16, News on AIR
  • All the 19 nuclear power plants in the country are working safely with unmatched safety standards, says the Prime Minister. — May 16, News on AIR

Current Affairs of 17 May 2012:

  • Referring to the green revolution in the Eastern States, Mr Mukherjee said an additional seven million tonnes of rice has been added to the country’s buffer stock, inviting appreciation from the world community. —May 17, News On Air
  • The South Korean steel company, Posco has decided to set up the 8 million tonne per annum (mtpa) greenfield steel plant near Paradip in Odisha, downsizing its earlier plan of establishing a 12 mtpa steel plant. — May 17, News On Air

Current Affairs of 18 May 2012:

  • A Delhi court is likely to pronounce today its order on summoning Army chief Gen VK Singh and four others on a criminal defamation complaint filed by former Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh. — May 18, Hindustan Times
  • A further lifting of US sanctions on Myanmar, which could come during a visit by officials to Washington this week, would be crucial to opening its long-isolated economy, a senior Myanmar government official said. — May 18, Hindustan Times

Current Affairs of 19 May 2012:

  • India and the United Arab Emirates decide to set up a high-level joint task force on investment. — May 19, News On Air
  • Leaders of the G-8 countries meet at Camp David in the United States to discuss the debt crisis in Europe and world food security. The US President Barrack Obama has already met the new French President Francois Hollande and described the crisis in Europe as one of extraordinary importance. — May 19, News On Air

Current Affairs of 20 May 2012:

  • Centre asks states to initiate deportation proceedings against foreign women-victims of human trafficking, instead of prosecuting them in courts. — May 20, News On Air
  • Two day summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) begins in Chicago. — May 20, News On Air
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Current Affairs of 21 May 2012:

  • Two day summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) begins in Chicago — May 21, News On Air
  • NATO Summit begins in Chicago to decide exit strategy for international forces and future course of action in Afghanistan. — May 21, News On Air

Current Affairs of 22 May 2012:

  • The Government plans to invest over 7000 crore rupees for conservation and cleaning of river Ganga. —May 22, News On Air
  • Crucial talks between Iran and five permanent members of UN Security Council over Teheran’s nuclear program begin in Baghdad. — May 22, News on AIR

Current Affairs of 23 May 2012:

  • Anand Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2012 providing for separate registration of Sikh marriages gets Parliament approval. — May 23, News on AIR
  • India sign agreements with Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan paving way for laying the TAPI gas pipeline. — May 23, News on AIR

Current Affairs of 24 May 2012:

  • Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation-Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development.
  • Dus Ka Dum: 10 varieties of mango on a single tree.
  • CBSE schools top plus 2 priority list.
  • 21-year-old Nashik boy makes it to Maharashtra kho-kho team.

Current Affairs of 25 May 2012:

  • Government justifies petrol price hike saying decision to hike prices taken by oil marketing companies; Opposition parties demand rollback of prices. — May 25, News on AIR
  • Government justifies petrol price hike saying decision to hike prices taken by oil marketing companies; Opposition parties demand rollback of prices. — May 25, News On Air

Current Affairs of 26 May 2012:

  • High level meeting headed by Prime Minister reviews decline in rupee value and its impact on economy. —May 26, News On Air
  • Political crisis deepens in Nepal as negotiations among political parties fail to make headway in drafting new constitution. — May 26, News On Air

Current Affairs of 27 May 2012:

  • Kadapa Lok Sabha Member and YSR Congress party President Jaganmohan Reddy arrested by CBI in disproportionate assets case. — May 27, News On Air
  • India committed to a close and mutually beneficial relationship with Myanmar, says Prime Minister. — May 27, News On Air

Current Affairs of 28 May 2012:

  • Kolkata Knight Riders beat defending champion Chennai Super Kings by five wickets to lift their maiden IPL title. — May 28, News On Air
  • Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to hold talks with the Myanmar president today; Stronger trade and investment links and development of border areas to be the focus of talks. — May 28, News On Air

Current Affairs of 29 May 2012:

  • The Delhi government has proposed a scheme to rehabilitate victims of child trafficking after concerns over repeated incidents of the crime. — May 29, Hindustan Times
  • The Northeast has been the focus of India’s Myanmar policy, even more so than China. With the security situation in the Northeast stabilizing, PM’s visit to Myanmar was a chance to boost the other side of security: economics. — May 29, Hindustan Times

Current Affairs of 30 May 2012:

  • Government announces Joint Entrance Examination for IITs, NITs and Indian Institutes of Information Technology from 2013. — May 30, News On Air
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says India is ready to support efforts for a democratic and stable Myanmar. — May 30, News On Air

Current Affairs of 31 May 2012:

  • The unprecedented hike in petrol prices has helped the Left and the Right to make common cause today for a nationwide protest, described by BJP and its allies as Bharat Bandh and by Left as All India Protest Day. — May 31, Hindustan Times
  • The British government today rejected an appeal by nearly 70 top university heads to review changes to the student visa regime that is likely to put off students from India and other non-EU countries from coming to the UK. — May 31, Hindustan Times

May 2012 Current Affairs and Top Latest Major Events of India and World
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