19 August 2012 Current Affairs

Roger Federer and Lina were Crowned the Cincinnati Masters Tennis Championship

World No.1 Tennis player Roger Federer won a record fifth Western and Southern open title (Cincinnati Masters) at Cincinnati on 19 August 2012.  Federer beat second seeded Novak Djokovic 6-0, 7-6.  This was the first time when top seeded men’s players clashed in the final.

Women’s singles Crowned by China’s Li Na by beating german Angelique Kerbar to win her first season.

Drug Trial Related Deaths Highest in Maharastra

According to data released by the Drug Controller General of India Maharastra has recorded the maximum deaths number of deaths due to serious adverse events (SAEs) during drug trials, while Madhya Pradesh saw the least number of such deaths.During the 49 months period (January 2008 to January 2012) , the country had recorded the 2,061 drug trial related deaths. while maharastra recorded maximum number of deaths 268 deaths to stand first among top five states.It is followed by Andhra Pradesh (153), Delhi/National Capital Region (97), Gujarat (87) and Karnataka (78). The number of deaths in Maharashtra was over 10 times that of Madhya Pradesh, which is the lowest among the top 10 States.

Philippine Minister Jesse Robredo died in Plane Crash

The most powerful minister of Philippine died in plane crash on 19 August 2012.  The Interior secretary Jesse Robredo.  This crash was held at the central island of Masbate.

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