7 July 2012 Current Affairs

Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project among most innovative projects in world

The Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project to develop the Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad, is named among the most innovative projects in the world. According to KPMG, world’s top advisory firm, the project is an urban regeneration and environmental improvement initiative.

Flood  in Southern Russia

Flash floods in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region have killed at least 78 people and affected nearly 13,000 in the area’s worst natural disaster in decades, officials said on 7 July 2012. Gelendzhik alone received five months’ worth of rain in 24 hours, a major blow to the resort at the height of the tourist season, the regional administration said.

Hillary Clinton’s surprise visit to Afghanistan before conference

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kabul on 7 July 2012 on a previously unannounced visit.Clinton made the surprise visit a day before a key conference on the insurgency hit country to be held in Tokyo.

Sri Lanka, Indian navies hold maritime boundary talks

“India and Sri Lanka discusse maritime matters, including the issue of fishermen straying in each other’s territorial waters, as they held a crucial annual meeting aimed at strengthening naval relationship.The 21st International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between SriLanka and India was held onboard the Sri Lanka Naval Ship Sagara at the Indo-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai on 7 July 2012.

Kazakhstan unveils Central Asia’s largest mosque

The largest mosque in Central Asia has opened in Kazakhstan, just six months after the building was damaged in a fire during which a construction worker died.President Nursultan Nazarbayev attended the opening of the mosque in the capital, Astana, today timed to coincide with the 14th anniversary of the city’s foundation.The mosque spans an area of 17,500 square metres, and is topped by a 51-metre central dome and eight smaller domes.

A Book on P.V.Narsimha Rao

P.V.Narsimha Rao was sleep less when demolition of the BABRi Mosque. This Contrary to the claims of veteran journalist Kuldeep Nayar in his soon-to-be published book ‘Beyond The Lines’, Kunal,who was the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to the Union Home Ministry on the Ayodhya issue, said, “the factual position is that Rao was neither worshipping nor sleeping at the time of demolition of the Babri Mosque on the fateful day.”


Leave a Reply

Free E-mail Job Alerts
Enter your email address:
Don't Forget To "Activate" Subscription Link Sent to Your Email