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A) Appiontments

AP Dr.For Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh

Dr.P.Raghuram had been appointed as the Honarary Secretary for the Royal Collage of Surgeons of Edinburgh from Andhrapradesh .

New President For Maldives

Mohammed Waheed Hassan had been appointed as the new president of Maldives.

Abd- Rabbu Monsour Hadi had been appionted as the new president of Yemem on 25 Feb 2012.

B) Resigns

President of Maldives Resigns

President of Maldives Mr.Mohamed Nasheed had resigned on 7 Feb 2012 against weeks of protest which was against his decision he had accused of favouring oppositions.

Kuldip Nayar Quits Symbiosis

The veteran journalist and former Member of Parliament Kuldip Nayar had resigned as professor emeritus at the symbiosis institute of media and communication.

World Bank Chief to Step down

World bank President Robert Zoellick had announced to step down from his position as his five years term closes by June this year.

German President Quits

German’s President Christian Wulff resigned on 16 Feb 2012 in a scandal over favors he allegedly  received before becoming head of state.

Space Scientist Narasimha Quits ISRO

The top aerospace scientist Prof Roddan Narasimha, who was a member of the B.C Chathurvedi  committee probing Antrix- Devas deal, had quitted from the space commission to protest against blacklisting of scientists, including former ISRO chief G.Madhavan nair.

James Murdoch Quits News International

James murdoch had resigned as executive chairman of News International, publisher of the times due to allegations that he attempted to cover up the scandal.

C) Deaths

Pop Music Legend Whitney Houston Passes Away

Whitney Houston, who was pop music queen with her majestic voice and had won six Grammy awards in her glittery career had died on 11Feb 2012 in Los Angeles.

Akhlaq Mohammad Khan Urdu Poet Passes Away

A renowed urdu poet Akhlaq Mohammad Khan passes away in Aligarh on 13 Feb 2012 .He had received the Jnanpith award for the year 2008.

Anthony Shahid – Newyork Times Passes Away

Anthony Shahid Newyork time’s foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer prize winner died in Eastern Syria on 16 Feb 2012, after suffered from severe asthma attack. He had covered nearly two decades of middle east conflict and turmoil.

A Diplomat M.A.Vellodi Passes Away

M.A.Vellodi, who was an Indian foreign service officer witnessed up-close several momentous eventsin the 1960s and 1970s, died on 16 Feb 2012 in Chennai.

Football Legend Manna Passes Away

Indian football former player who played bare footed, Sailendranath Manna. India’s first internationaloutgoing player at the London Olympics in 1948, had died on 27 Feb 2012 in Kolkata.

Nair Service Society Chief Passes Away

P.K.Narayana Panicker, president of the Nair Service Society died on 29 Feb 2012 in Kerala.

D) Visitors

The Prime minister of Mauritius  Mr.Navinchandra Ramloolam  had visited India on 7 Feb 2012 for his six days visit to sign slew agreements and for to provide frame work for cooperation.

Defense Minister Antony To Visit Saudi

In the first ever visit by an Indian defense ministry to Saudi Arabia, defense minister A.K.Antony  had visited on 13 Feb 2012 to discus on bilateral military ties in areas ranging from training to jointexercises.

E) Others

Face Book To Complete 8 yrs

Face Book a social utility net working had completed its 8 yrs journey, which had almost 84.5crore people as members in facebook.

Indian-American Appears On Time Cover

An eminent Indian-American Preet Bharara had made to be the cover of the prestigious Time magazine  for his crusade against wall street corruption and irregularities including inside trading.”This man is busting wall street” Bharara’s picture appeared in the latest edition of Time magazine.

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