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National and International Current Affairs 2012

National and International Latest Current Events 2012

India's Appointment to the ICJ

Supreme court Judge Dalveer Bhandari has been the India's nominated Candidate for the election to the International Court of Justice(ICJ)which is going to held in April this year.The Last Indian Which was Represented to the ICJ was then chief Justice of India Raghunadan Swarup Pathak during the year 1989-91.The Govt doesn't recommend candidates to the ICJ. 

UN ex-Chief Annan is Global Envoy for talks With Syrian President Assad

The United nation was named his former chief Kofi Annan as the Special Envoy for the Syria on Feb 23,2012 with a aim tp tressurise the Assad regime to halt the rising violence.The Appointment can be made only after the international Investigators submitted a list of Syrian military and political officials suspended of Possible Crimes against the humanity while the death tool was continued to rise in the country.

Australian Foreign Minister Resigns

Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd resigned in the last week of Feb 2012 saying he could no longer work without the support of Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Ramdarash Mishra Selected for the 21st Vyas Samman

Hindi writer Professor Ramdarash Mishra was selected for 21st Vyas Samman for his poetry Aam Ke Patte which was published in 2004.The Prize money for Vyas Sammanis Rs 2.5 lakh.Professor Ramdarash Mishra a veteran Writer was born on August 15,1924 in Uttar Pradesh.His Published Collection include 13 Novels and 18 Short story.

The Award was given annualy by the K.K.Birla Foundation for those who have an outstanding work in the Hindi literary for the Past 10 Years.Previously winners of  Vyas Samman nclude Shrilal Shukla, Kedarnath Singh and Ram Vilas Sharma.

Mike Pandey Gets Shantaram Award

Veteran Environmental film maker Mike Pandey was honored with V.Shantaram Life Time Achievement Award at the Mimbai International Festival on Feb 3,2012.The Award Money was Rs 5 Lakh.

Arjundeo Charan Gets the Bihari Puraskar 

The K.K Birla Foundation was given the 21st  Bihari Puraskar for 2011 to Arjundeo Charan for his rajasthan poetry " Ghar Tau Ek Nam Hai Bhrosai rau ".The Award Money is Rs 1 lakh.

Barack Obama Honours Amartya Sen with UN Humanities Medal

President Barack Obama honors Indian Economist Amartya Sen by Presenting him a 2011 National Humanities Medal on Feb 13,2012.This Year President Obama gives 8 national Medal of Arts and 9 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony in the White House east Room.

Mallikarjun Kharge gets Pride of India Award

Union Minister for Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge has been Honored with the Pride of India Award by an Indian.American community here for his four decades of Public Service.The Award was Jointly Presented by Indian Indian.American Friendship community(IAFC) and Indian Association of  North Texas(IANT) to the Visiting Minister in Dallas on Feb 2012.
Prof Kundu gets G.D Birla Award for Scientific Research

Prof Tapas Kumar Kundu has been honored with G.D Birla Award for his contribution in the field of biochemistry.The Prof has been working in Bangalore based Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research.The Cash Reward of Rs 1.50 lakh is also been given to the Prof at the time of Award Function.This function is also been hosted by the K.K Birla Foundation.

Former President Kalam and Former Justice Santosh Hegde gets the Jindal Prize

The Former President Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam and Former Lokayukta of Karnataka Justice Santosh Hegde has been Honored with the S.R.Jindal Prize for their outstanding contribution in science and Technology and Social development.The Prize carries a cash of Rs 1 crore.


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