National And International Affairs

Having knowledge of national current affairs and international current affairs is very important as they give you a picture of the current status of the world and the happenings around you. Every news affects you directly or indirectly, in long term or short term. Current affairs are an important part of life.

National Current Affairs: ???The national news is that government has allowed 4 percent reservation for government jobs in Andhra Pradesh, which benefited 14 OBC Muslims in the state. ???The government has started its survey on population and started its scheme for National Population Register of Indian residents. This project will approximately cover 1.2 billion people with a total cost of rs. 3539.24 crores. ???108th amendment bill of the constitution which is called women’s reservation bill was passed by Rajya Sabha in one favor against 39 abstained. Bill seeks to reserve a third of the states on lok sabha and state assemblies on a rotational basis. ???In the current affairs section, unfair practices have been prohibited in technical and medical educational institutions both governments under the bill passed recently, which subjects to 3 years imprisonment and a fine of up to rs.50 lakh for higher education providers, if they are found guilty of misleading the students in any form. ???Government has approved foreign universities to set up campuses in India which comes under foreign educational institution bill. ???Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore are the official earth hour cities among 15 cities, as declared on Earth hour celebrated on 27th march, funded by World wide Fund for Nature. ???Government has now decided to provide death sentence to the hijackers by amending anti hijacking act 1982. ???India’s is the first country among the world to have a supersonic cruise missile which can be maneuvered, which was successfully testing fired 290 km

International current affairs: ???Top international news is about the Current Protests in Iraq have not yet reached a very large scale and would not lead to the country’s collapse but the patience of the people is wearing out due to inadequacies of their prime minister. ???As political upheaval spreads across North Africa and into the Persian Gulf, 2011 may turn out to be as momentous a year for global oil markets as 1971, the year when the nature of the region’s petro-states first took shape. ???Hackers have been continuously penetrating into the company that runs NASDAQ Stock Market during the past year which has led to a serious federal investigation trying to find out the penetrates and their purpose. ???Dalai Lama has decided to completely exile from being a political leader.

This National and International current affairs will help and keep you updated with the status of your own country and the world.