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April 2012 : India Current Affairs 2012/2011



Latest Current Affairs April 2011 – Major India Events
The Two Maoist nominated negotiators likely to return to Raipur today after talks with abductors of the Sukma District Collector. — April 30, News On Air
Government to begin its disinvestment programme for the current fiscal from June with stake sale in Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd . — April 29, News On Air
Government plans to install over 2000 mobile towers in naxal hit states. — April 28, News On Air
India’s first indigenous Radar Imaging Satellite RISAT-1 launched successfully; The all-weather satellite to be used for agriculture and disaster management. — April 27, News on Air
Congress dismisses reports of some of its Ministers expressing their willingness to quit their posts and work for the party. — April 26, News on Air
Supreme Court extends deadline for fresh auctioning of 2G spectrum licenses from June 2 to August 31 this year. — April 25, News on Air
Budget Session of Parliament resumes today after a recess of three weeks; Government says it is trying for consensus on Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill in the current session. — April 24, News on Air
Chhattisgarh government forms a cabinet sub-committee to secure safe release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. — April 23, News on AIR
India successfully launches Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Agni-5; DRDO chief calls it a game changer. — April 20, News on AIR
India’s first Inter Continental Ballastic Missile Agni-5 launched successfully. — April 19, News on AIR
Home Minister P Chidambaram says, Centre is willing to accommodate states’ concern on the issue of proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre. — April 18, News on AIR
Enforcement Directorate registers 14 cases under anti money laundering laws against former Uttar Pradesh Family Welfare Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and others in the National Rural Health Mission scam. — April 17, News on AIR
Counter terror mechanism and Maoist violence to be focus of discussions in Chief Minister’s Conference on Internal Security in New Delhi today. — April16, News on AIR
Prime Minister calls for use of technology to keep alive rich cultural heritage and art forms.— April 14, News on AIR
Government approves turn around plan and restructuring package for Air India with 30,000 crore rupees infusion; Also approves a new bill on marriage registration. — April 13, News on AIR
Finance Minister says, hard decisions cannot be delayed anymore as the Indian economy is facing tough times. — April 12, News on AIR
Supreme Court directs seven States to furnish within 48 hours, details of mercy petitions pending with the respective Governors. — April 11, News on AIR
In Odisha, Maoists extend the deadline for release of abducted BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka and an Italian Paulo Bosusco till tomorrow, Odisha government announces names of 27 prisoners to be freed from jail in exchange of release. — April 6, News on AIR
Supreme Court to hear Centre’s review petition in 2G case in an open court on 13th of this month. — April 5, News on AIR
National Human Rights Commission recommends monetary compensation to 1513 identified victims of Punjab mass cremation case. — April 4, News on AIR
Supreme Court orders the Haryana government to stop all illegal mining activities in Mewat district. — April 3, News on AIR
Kingfisher chief Vijay Mallya today wrote a letter to the airline’s employees promising to resume their salaries this week. — April 2, Hindustan Times
India and UAE sign bilateral agreement on Mutual Assistance in Custom Matters to curb custom violations. — April 1, News on AIR




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