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Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal resigned. The resignation was part of an agreement among the three major political parties,the opposition UCPN (Maoist) and the Nepali Congress and the CPN (UML). Taiwan and China signed a historic trade pact ³The Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA)´, hailed by both sides as a milestone and the culmination of a Beijing-friendly policy introduced by Taiwan President Ma Yingjeou after assuming power in 2008. Kyrgyzstan voted for a national referendum on a new Constitution. If approved, the Constitution would transform Kyrgyzstan from a presidential to a parliamentary republic, with main powers shifted from a nationally elected President to a Prime Minister chosen by Parliament. This would make Kyrgyzstan the first parliamentary democracy in former Soviet Central Asia. The two-day G-20 summit or the meeting of the heads of the world's major industrialised powers was held in Toronto, Canada. India has joined the Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) project, the next generation astronomical observatory that will be located on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Guinea, the West African country is holding in its first free election since independence in 1958. Julia Gillard was sworn in as Australia's first woman Prime Minister after Kevin Rudd was toppled as the leader of the ruling Labour party. A 500-kg bronze sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg city. According to the findings of the United States Geological Survey, Afghanistan has nearly one trillion dollars in mineral deposits and could become one of the richest in the world. Iran and Pakistan finalise gas pipeline project without India to supply 21 million cubic metres of natural gas daily from 2014 to Pakistan. The Bangladesh government shut down Bengali daily Amar Desh, citing that it has no authorised publisher. Mahmudur Rahman, owner and acting-editor of the antigovernment daily, was arrested on a cheating charge.
y President Barack Obama made sweeping reform of Wall Street institutions a reality by signing into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The reform bill intends to crack down on abusive practices in the mortgage industry, provide students taking out college loans with clear and concise information about their obligations and supply more information to ordinary investors about the costs and risks of mutual funds and other investment products. y For the prime ministerial election of the new Nepal government, the two candidates, Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) and Nepali Congress vice-president Ram Chandra Paudel did not get a simple majority and the poll would be held again. As per the interim constitution, a candidate must acquire a simple majority of 300 votes from the 599 Constituent Assembly members to be declared winner. y The 18th International AIDS Conference of scientists, policymakers and grassroots workers was held in Vienna, Switzerland. y Reliance Industries Limited chief Mukesh Ambani has been chosen by the United Nations as a member of a key advocacy group on Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Mr.
y Ms. reducing child mortality rates. Jharkhand. y The Sixth international Annual meeting of women speakers and chairs of legislatures was held in Berne. Switzerland.6% population growth for the corresponding period. y The United States Senate passed a historic Wall Street reform bill on financial reforms that will bring greater economic security to families and businesses across the country.N. as Pakistan had raised objections to the report. It defines the horn as a long plastic instrument.N. philanthropist Ted Turner and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus. While India¶s population will increase to 161. ambassador Heraldo Munoz. the first woman President in Central Asia was sworn in Kyrgyzstan. y The U. Vuvuzela. that of China will only reach 141. among others. y During the sidelines of a summit of the Eurasian Economic Community (Eurasec) in Astana. y The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). India¶s total population in 2009 was 119. Chhattisgarh. in the shape of a trumpet . 165-km-long highway between Jaglot and Skardu.These include reducing extreme poverty. and a 135-km highway between Thakot and Sazin in the disputed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) region of GilgitBaltistan. the horn instrument which became the sound of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.Ambani is the only Indian to be a part of the MDG Advocacy Group that comprises eminent international personalities including Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates.5 per cent.-appointed three-member headed by Chile's former U.38 crore by 2050. Uttar Pradesh. Benazir Bhutto by a U. y Argentina became the first country in Latin America to legalise same-sex marriage. For the first time ever. Rosa Otunbayeva (59).N. has won an entry in the latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. August: y y President Pratibha Patil inaugurated the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2010) at HICC. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that all the 192 United Nations member States and at least 23 global organisations have agreed to achieve by the year 2015.5 crore and Pakistan¶s 18 crore. Rajasthan. fighting disease epidemics such as AIDS and developing a global partnership for development.. y Bronislaw Komorowski of Civic Platform party won the Poland's presidential elections. y The Chinese government signed a $525-million deal to help Pakistan build two highways namely.S. a woman as its president for the 2011-14 terms. developed and applied by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative with UNDP support reveals that there are more µMPI poor¶ people in eight Indian states (421 million in Bihar. Orissa.7 crore. the three countries Russia. rejected to reopen the probe into the assassination of the former Premier.4% over the last five years. the Union's General Assembly has elected Ingrid Daubechies of the U. Kazakhstan and Belarus signed a declaration to launch a customs union as a first step towards forming a broader EU-type economic alliance of former Soviet states. while India¶s population grew by 1.8 crore. Madhya Pradesh. y According to the report by the µJanasankhya Sthirta Kosh¶ under the Union ministry of health and family welfare. Hyderabad. Kazakhstan. China saw only a 0. y The International Monetary Fund has raised its world economic growth forecast from 4 per cent to 4. China¶s 134. and West Bengal) than in the 26 poorest African countries combined (410 million).
Delhi and Ujjain.) Sarath Fonseka. up $ 4 billion from last year.N.N. at $ 27 billion. GPD was stated in the Millennium Development Goal 8 adopted in 2000. he would lose the rank and all the awards/honours received as a military officer. The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is now been in the United Nations Educational. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to head a new U. China will pass the United States as the world's biggest economy as early as 2030. Stop spreading of AIDS.org). Women (www. No.'When an officer was cashiered. in third place. the second tallest in the world after Dubai's Burj Khalifa. Targets: To eradicate poverty by 2015. Saudi Arabia has billed as the world's largest clock and will top a massive skyscraper that when completed will be around 600 metres tall. Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. probing charges against General (retd. It is one of the four existing astronomical observatories in India. The others are located in Varanasi. diplomats and businessmen. With this growth continuing. Sri Lankan court martial. 14. found him guilty and recommended that he be µcashiered. Located outside the city palace. China passed Japan to become the world's second-largest economy behind the United States. The clock atop the Abraj Al-Bait Towers under construction in Macca. Minister of State for Environment and Forests. Gates.N. Scientific and Cultural Organisation's(UNESCO)World Heritage List. It will be co-chaired by South African president Jacob Zuma and Finnish president Tarja Halonen. Oracle founder Larry Ellison's net worth was unchanged. Jairam Ramesh. According to the report. was the richest person in the United States for the 17th year in a row with an estimated worth of $ 54 billion. September: y y y y UN Secretary General Ban ki Moon inaugurated UN summit on Millennium Development Goals. Both Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal µPrachanda' and Nepali Congress leader Ram Chandra Poudel could not obtain a simple majority of 301 votes in the House of 601 as required by the interim constitution. The body will be known officially as the U. The development of a Global Partnership for Development.3 percent which means 43. founder of Microsoft.y y y y y y that makes a very loud noise when it is blown and is popular with football fans in South Africa. will be one of the 21 members of the United Nations' (UN) newly formed High-level Panel on Global Sustainability. and includes foreign and environment ministers. according to Chinese government figures. The morning the Census Bureau released the poverty rate for 2009. body that will seek to improve the lives of women and girls around the world. 2 on the list was investor Warren Buffett.unwomen. environmentalists.6 million Americans are living in poverty . this large stone observatory with its many instruments was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th century. up $ 5 billion. Nepal's Parliament failed to elect a Prime Minister for the fourth time. worth $ 45 billion. but officials say it will be referred to as U. as well as former Heads of State from around the world.
y y y which is the largest number of poor people in the United States in the 51 years that records have been kept. UN Secretary General Ban ki Moon inaugurated UN summit on Millennium Development Goals. Their two years term begins from January 1.unwomen. worth $ 45 billion. body that will seek to improve the lives of women and girls around the world. Women (www. was the richest person in the United States for the 17th year in a row with an estimated worth of $ 54 billion. India was elected as non permanent member in UN Security Council. 2011. joined south Africa. 1 followed by Singapore in the world in terms of its ability to provide the most competitive environment on several fronts. The new UN survey clearly showed that India is the second most preferred country for investment for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) after China. India. According to the report. As per the WEF's Global Competitiveness Report 2010-11. the All Pakistan Muslim League from London. 2010 killing at least 113 people and more missing. GPD was stated in the Millennium Development Goal 8 adopted in 2000. social. which won by a record 187 votes (98 percent of the UN member ship). India has slipped by two places to 51st.3 percent which means 43. Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf announced his new party.N. Switzerland is No. up $ 4 billion from last year.N. but officials say it will be referred to as U. 2 on the list was investor Warren Buffett. Targets: To eradicate poverty by 2015. World Water Week was started in Stockholm. October: y y y y y y y y y y Pakistani Veteran Human Rights activist Asma Jehangir won the election for President of the Supreme Court Bar Association. The next places go to Brazil and USA. The body will be known officially as the U. released today. founder of Microsoft. Colombia. as its Chairman for 2010-2011 (one year mandate) at a meeting held in Vienna. After a Long gap India was elected council member ship. Germany and Portugal as the fifth new member of the 15 nation body.org). 14. The development of a Global Partnership for Development. The morning the Census Bureau released the poverty rate for 2009. Sweden as a part of Global Water Summit. and economic parameters. A powerful earth quake triggered a three-meter Tsunami that pounded remote Island villages in the Western Indonesia on October 26. The global competitiveness rankings are viewed as a barometer of the business climate in 139 countries and mirror the assessments of leading businessmen on a range of political. Ansar Parvez. No. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to head a new U. up $ 5 billion.6 million Americans are living in poverty . India fell by three positions from its rank of 84 in 2009. Mr. Gates. Stop spreading of AIDS. in third place. at $ 27 billion.N. Oracle founder Larry Ellison's net worth was unchanged. The IAEA Board of Governors has elected the Governor of Pakistan. India was ranked 87 out of 178 countries in Transparency International¶s corruption perception index report. Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
Aero Caribbean Flight 883 crashed in Cuba and all 68 on board got killed. the biggest world's fair in history.295 billion population of 2000 census. New Zealand. Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). Barack Obama. The top five personalities in this list are Hu Jintao. Australia. India gets 119th rank out 169 ranks on this index. The military backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) lead the election results in Myanmar elections. This is the first time to conduct elections in military ruled Myanmar since 1990. Sonia Gnadhi and Manmohan Singh occupy 9th and 18th positions respectively. Indo-American Kamala Harris became the first woman to hold Attorney-General of California after being elected in polls Nikki Haley elected as first Indian-origion woman to be elected as California Governor Democrats were defeated in House of Representatives. . 90 people were killed in Indonesia because of deadliest volcano from Mount Merapi. 1st. The Shanghai Expo. The Expo broke number of world records in its six month long opening. This exercise is going to cost about 700 million Yuan. November: y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y China launches population census after 10 years on Nov. closed the event in Beijing. Valdimir Putin of Russia and Pope Benedict XVI. Dilma Rousseff will replace Luiz Inacio Labour party member Swaraj Paul quits the post of Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords following his suspension on October 21st over his expenses claims. Dilma Rousseff elected as first-ever woman President of Brazil. China President Hu Jintao topped the Forbes 2010 list of world's most powerful people with 68 personalities. 2010 for its 1. Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayor Studios Inc submits file for bankruptcy protection under chapter 11. the top five countries in this list are Norway. Human Development Index 2010 was released. United States and Ireland. United Nations General Assembly Committee issued resolution for a moratorium on death penalty. Low turn out in Myanmar general elections.which is the largest number of poor people in the United States in the 51 years that records have been kept. It has been the most expensive and highest number of visitors in the world. The United States of America imposed sanctions on Pakistan based terror groups. Democratic Party lost 60 seats in House of Reprsentatives and 6 seats in Senate Well known Hollywood studios. Senate and State Governors elections in United States of America. US District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange temporarily blocked courts from considering Sharia Law in their decision making in response to a lawsuit filed by Council On American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). along with India 37 other countries opposed and 36 countries abstained. A total of 107 countries supported moratorium.
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