22 April 2012 Current Affairs

Rafeal Nadal Won Monte Carlo Masters

Ace tennis player Rafeal Nadal on 22 April 2012 clinched his eighth consecutive Monte Carlo Masters Title match held at Monaco. The second seeded Nadal defeated Serbian Novak Djokovic in the final. The Monte Carlo Title was Nadal’s first since French Open title in 2011 and 47th of his ATP career.

US-Afghanistan Signed Strategic Pact

US and Afghanistan signed a long awaited strategic pact on 22 April 2012. The pact aims at setting forth guidelines for US involvement in Afghanistan as forces are withdrawn from the trouble torn nation. The pact provides a strong foundation for the security of Afghanistan, the region and the world. Both the countries took almost one year to reach on the mutual agreements.

Six Scientists Of Indian Origin Elected Fellows Of Royal Society

Bangalore based biologist Krishnaswamy Vijay Raghavan and Professor Tejinder Singh Virdee of Imperial College, London who was associated with the design and construction of the large Hadron Collider,proff Chandrashekhar Bhalchandra Khare, Proff Mathukumalli Vidhyasagar, Proff Shankar Balasubramanian, Proff Varinder Kumar Aggarwal are among six internationally renowned scientists of Indian origin elected to the prestigious fellowship of Royal Society, Britain’s Premier Science Academy. They join the ranks of some of the world’s most famous names including Albert Einstein Isaac newton and Stephen Hawking etc.

Vettel Won The Formula One Title Race

Defending Double world championship Sebastian Vettel of R ed Bull claimed his first win of the year on 22 April 2012 to take over as leader of the Fotmula One Tile race in Manama.

India Second Most Economically Confident Country

Indian’s continue to be among the world’s most confident people about their economy on account of moderating inflationary presence and the easing of tight money policy stance of theĀ  Reserve Bank, Said a report. According to global research firm Ipsos India had emerged as the second most ergonomically confident nation for the second consecutive time with 75% and Saudi Arabia with 89% stood top most and China with 71% in third most . India has overtaken Japan to become the second largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity and is heading for accelerated growth.

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