10 August 2012 Current Affairs

Government Detected Rs.49.325 crore Black Money in  India
Government said that Rs.49.325 crore has been detected in the country in the last three years while tax evasion of Rs.600 crore found on input from abroad under multi-prolonged efforts to heck black money menance. this information has been contained in a 13 page fact-sheet released by the Finance Ministry.The fact-sheet say the Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) has detected undisclosed income of over Rs.32,000 crore besides seizing assets valued at over Rs 2,600 crores. 17,325 crore income detected in survey. Government also disclosed that under Double Avoidance agreement(DTAA), investigation of information  from German and France has led to detection of tax evasion of Rs.600 crore and realization of Rs.200 crore in taxes.

Decathlon Gold for Ashton Eaton

Decathlon is the toughest event in the Olympics. which consists of 10 events as one event.On 10 Aug America based Ashton Eaton who who is an Olympic Gold winner of Decathlon of total of 8,869 points made at London. Previously he made a World Record by acquiring 9,026 points at U.S. Olympic trials.

Rudisha Made World Record in 800m Race

Kenya based David Rudisha clocked the first world record in track and field events in London. He is the reigning world champion, won in 1:40.91, by bettering his own record of 1:41.01, which set in Rieti, Itlay in August 2010.

Yodisha Won Women’s Wrestling Title

Japan’s saori Yodish won a third Olympic 55 kg women’s free style Wrestling title on 9 August 2012.

Women’s Soccer Won By America

The U. S Women’s Football team won its third straight Olympic medal on 9 August 2012 by beating Japan .The midfielder Carli Lloyd, who made critical  2 goals to  America’s  victory.

Student Prafull Sharma Discovers SOHO

A Delhi boy has discovered a new comet using data from NASA and European Space Agency;s Space Craft-based observatory SOHO that studies the sun. Prafull sharma, is a XII class student of Ahlcon public school, the new comet SOHO-2333 is a fragment believed to have separated from a relatively larger comet Machholz when it last came close to the sun in 2007. sharma, who has been associated with Delhi-based NGO science. Popularization Association of Communicators and educators(SPACE), is a part of  world wide team of comet hunters. Who scour through images of the sun transmitted back to earth by Solar and Heliosphere Observatory(SOHO).

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