Sunday, December 14, 2008

Current affairs updated--December first week

Current affairs finds prominence in all competitive exams like Bank PO and PSC. Please update yourself with the latest current affairs.
International current affairs
1.Space shuttle endeavor comes back to earth.The shuttle was on a 16 day mission. The shuttle landed at california instead of Kennedy space centre,Florida due to bad weather.
2.Siege of Airport in Thailand comes to an end after the Thai Supreme court removes the Prime minister from his Office.
3.Hillary Clinton to be the New Secretary of State.
4.Stephen Harper is the new Prime minister of Canada.
5. Christiano Ronaldo is the European footballer of the year 2008.
6. cholera spreads across Zimbabwe ; hundreds dead.

Indian current affairs
1.Bird flu outbreak in Assam; Over 40,000 birds culled.
2.Home minister Shivraj Patil resigns;P chidambaram is the new Home minister.
3.Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilas Rao Desmukh and Deputy CM RR Patil resigns.Ashok Chawan and Chagan Bhujbal replaces them respectively.
4.Indian International Film Festival at Goa concludes TULPAN, a Kazakh film, won the Golden Peacock Award.
5.Pressure on Pakistan mounts as the attackers are traced back to Pakistan.Pakistan conducts raids in Lashkar camps in Punjab and PoK.
6.Shah Rukh Khan gets knighted by Malaysia
7.Crude prices comes below $40 a barrel. lowest price in 3 years