Published On: Sun, Mar 20th, 2011

Current Affairs Updated with latest Events,Appointments around the World and India

World -Latest Appointments

Dilma Rousseff: She has been elected as the first woman Presient of Brazil.
Marouf Bakhit:
He has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Jordan by King Abdullah.

India -Union Cabinet Reshuffle/Appointments

Praful Patel: Union Minister, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Salman Khurshid:
Union Minister, Water Resources and additional charge of Minority Affairs
S. Jaiswal:
Union Minister, Coal.
Sharad Pawar:
Union Minister, Agriculture & Food Processing Industry.
Vilasrao Deshmukh:
Union Minister, Rural Development & additional charge of Panchayati Raj.
Jaipal Reddy:
Union Minister, Petroleum & Natural Gas.
Kamal Nath:
Union Minister, Urban Development.
Vayalar Ravi:
Union Minister, Overseas Indian Affairs and additional charge of Civil Aviation.
Murli Deora:
Union Minister, Corporate Affairs.
Virbhadra Singh:
Union Minister, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.
C.P. Joshi:
Union Minister, Highways & Transport.
M.S. Gill:
Union Minister, Statistics, Programme Implementation.
Kumari Selja:
Union Minister, Culture, Housing, Urban Poverty alleviation.
Subhod Kant Shay:
Union Minister, Tourism.
Ashwani Kumar:
Minister of State (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs, Planning, Science & Technology, Earth Sciences.
Ajay Maken:
Minister of State (Independent Charge), Youth Affairs & Sports.
Beni Prasad Verma:
Minister of State (Independent Charge), Steel.
Prof K.G. Thomas:
Minister of State (Independent Charge), Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.
K.C. Venugopal:
Minister of State, Power.
E. Ahamed:
Minister of State, External Affairs.
V. Narayanasamy:
Minister of State, PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Parliamentary Affairs.
Gurudas Kamath:
Minister of State, Telecom.
A. Sai Prathap:
Minister of State, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
Bharatsinh Solanki:
Minister of State, Railways.
Jitin Prasad:
Minister of State, Road Transport & Highways.
Madhav S. Khandela:
Minister of State, Tribal Affairs.
R.P.N. Singh:
Minister of State, Petroleum & Natural Gas and Corporate Affairs.
Tusharbhai Chaudhary:
Minister of State, Raod Transport & Highways.
Arun Yadav:
Minister of State, Agriculture & Food Preocessing Industries.
P.P. Patil:
Minister of State, Coal.
Vincet Pala: Minister of State, Water Resources and Minority Affairs.

Major Events –January 2011

India joins the UN Security Council (UNSC) as its non-permanent member for a two-year term after a gap on 19 years.


China’s first radar evading stealth fighter makes its maiden test flight, making the country only the second nation after USA to test such cutting-edge technology.

All-India mobile number portability services are launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Miscellaneous

M.D. Mallaya: Chief of Bank of Baroda, he has been chosen as the Business Standard Banker of the Year.
Bappi Lahiri:
He has become the first Indian composer to be in the Grammy jury for the awards in 2012.

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