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Josh Magazine Current Affairs Magazine August 2012 11

Josh Magazine Current Affairs Magazine August 2012 11

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Table of Contents
Pick of the Month ......................................................................................................................... 12
 
NASA’s Curiosity Rover took its First Drive on the Surface of Mars
..................................... 12
 
NASA’s New Robot Rover Curiosity touched the Surface of Mars
....................................... 12
 
India’s NSE became the World’s Largest Bourse in Equity Segment as per WFE’s Global
Ranking .................................................................................................................................. 13
 
CAG pegged Public Exchequer’s Loss at 1.86 Lakh Crore in Coal Blocks Allocation Scam
... 13
 
Russia formally became a Member of the World Trade Organisation ................................. 14
 
Antony Jenkins appointed as the New Group Chief Executive of Barclays .......................... 14
 
India successfully test-fired Medium Range Ballistic Missile Agni
 –
II ................................. 14
 
Power Tripped in Northern, Eastern and North Eastern Grids: India’s Biggest Power
Blackout ................................................................................................................................ 15
 
International ................................................................................................................................. 16
 
US and Pakistan inked NATO Supply Agreement ................................................................. 16
 
Election Commissions of India and South Korea signed MoU to Strengthen Democracy ... 16
 
India allowed FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) from Pakistan.............................................. 16
 
US Imposed Sanctions on Banks Handling Iranian Oil Transactions ..................................... 17
 
India signed Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with Monaco ............................ 17
 
US Senate passed Bill to label Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization ........ 18
 
India and Israel signed Collaborative Academic Research Programme Agreement ............ 19
 
India and Belgium signed Agreement for the Modernisation of Indian Railways ................ 19
 
Pakistan Supreme Court annulled New Law Protecting the Prime Minister ........................ 20
 
United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution on Syria ......................................... 21
 
Sudan signed a Deal with South Sudan over Oil Payments .................................................. 21
 
Pakistan’s Supreme Court summoned Prime Minister over Corruption Cases against
President ............................................................................................................................... 22
 
Libya's NTC Handed Power to Newly Appointed National Assembly ................................... 22
 
 
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China signed Economic Agreements with North Korea which includes the Development of SEZs ....................................................................................................................................... 23
 
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation suspended Syria’s Membership
................................. 23
 
Joint Statement on the First India-CELAC Troika Foreign Ministers Meeting Held in NewDelhi ...................................................................................................................................... 24
 
UN Security Council decided not to extend the UN Observer’s Mission in Syria
................. 25
 
Ecuador Granted Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Political Asylum ................................. 26
 
Lakhdar Brahimi appointed New Joint Special Representative of UN and Arab League forSyria ....................................................................................................................................... 26
 
India to cut Import Duties on 234 Items from Pakistan ....................................................... 27
 
Myanmar abolished Censorship of the Country's Media ..................................................... 27
 
India, Iran and Afghanistan agreed for Transit Co-operation through Chabahar port ........ 28
 
Supreme Court of Pakistan granted Three-week Time to Prime Minister ........................... 28
 
India China agreed to set up Joint Working Group on Trade and Investments ................... 28
 
India, Afghanistan and Iran to set up Joint Working Group to spur Trade .......................... 29
 
India and Iran decided to expand Trade and Economic Cooperation .................................. 29
 
International Atomic Energy Agency set up Special Task Force for Iran .............................. 30
 
National ......................................................................................................................................... 31
 
Special Court convicted 32 People in Naroda Patiya Riot Case ............................................ 31
 
Supreme Court of India upheld the death sentence of Mumbai Terror Attack Convict AjmalAmir Kasab ............................................................................................................................ 31
 
The Government approved a Complete Ban on Employment of Children .......................... 32
 
Government of India enacted Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006 ............................... 32
 
Supreme Court of India ordered Better Healthcare for Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victims ......... 32
 
BCCC asked TV Channels to be Extra-cautious while Showing Violence against Women.... 33
 
Bimal Gurung sworn in as the Head of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration ................... 33
 
Union Cabinet approved the Launch of Satellite to study Mars .......................................... 34
 
Special Tribunal approved MHA Move to declare SIMI as an Unlawful Organization ......... 34
 

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