December 2011 Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month of December 2011 from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations. Here you can find various fields of India and the world like: Appointments, Resignations, Sports and Sportsmen, Politics, Awards and Honors, Important Days, Deaths, Reports, Business, Planning, Politics, Education, Books and Authors, Economy, Accidents, Science, Technology You can get general knowledge about important current affairs related to geography, records, settlement, convention and entertainment etc.

31 December 2011 | Awards Current Affairs
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, India-born US citizen whose pioneering work in molecular biology won him the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry, has been honoured with a knighthood by the royal establishment here in a rare recognition of achievements by foreigners based in Britain.
30 December 2011 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
Scientists at the US National Institutes of Health claimed that alcohol could be used to treat tremors, a brain disorder that triggers exaggerated shaking and occurs during movement.
29 December 2011 | Obituaries Current Affairs
Charismatic and controversial South African Indian politician Amichand Rajbansi died in Durban, South Africa. He was nicknamed The Bengal Tiger because of his fiery nature.
28 December 2011 | Business Current Affairs
In one of their biggest arms deal, the US and Saudi Arabia inked an agreement worth 29.4 billion US dollars for the sale of 80 new F-15SA combat jets and modernisation of another 70. 
27 December 2011 | Sports Current Affairs
The Indian team finished at the fourth position in the World Women's Team Chess Championship at Mardin,Turkey. India's chances of winning a medal was blown away following a loss to Georgia and then China.
26 December 2011 | World Current Affairs
A team of 50 Arab League Observers arrived in Damascus in Syria. The team consisting of experts from Algeria and Tunisia is led by Sudanese General Mustafa Daby.
25 December 2011 | Obituaries Current Affairs
Theatre director, screenplay writer and actor Satyadev Dubey, credited with introducing existential and absurd theatre, passed away.
24 December 2011 | Education Current Affairs
Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal dedicated the Malappuram (Kerala) off-campus of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to the nation at a function held in Perinthalmanna.
23 December 2011 | World Current Affairs
China launched a high-speed bullet train in Quingdao, Shandong province. Its speed can reach up to 500 kilometre per hour. The train was launched by China’s largest rail vehicle maker, CSR Corp. Ltd.
22 December 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
Madhya Pradesh Gau- Vansh Vadh Pratishedh (Sansodhan) Vidheyak(Madhya Pradesh prohibition of slaughter of cow-progeny (amendment) Bill was approved by the President.
21 December 2011 | Appointments Current Affairs
Ravi Ruia decided to step down as chairman of the London-listed Essar Energy after a trial court admitted a criminal chargesheet filed by the investigating agency.
20 December 2011 | Business Current Affairs
Delhi government inked an agreement with the National Institute for Smart Government, NISG, Hyderabad for digitisation of its archival records.
19 December 2011 | Sports Current Affairs
The Indian women's hockey team defeated Ireland 4-1 win to clinch the bronze medal in the four-nation tournament held in Parana, Argentina in December 2011.
18 December 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
The Union Cabinet of India approved a draft National Food Security Bill that seeks to give legal entitlement of cheaper food-grains to 62.5 per cent of the country's population.
17 December 2011 | Obituaries Current Affairs
Former Indian footballer Hamilton Bobby passed away following a cardiac arrest. Bobby, an assistant manager of Indian Bank who fell unconscious at his place of work could not be saved though he was immediately rushed to the hospital.
16 December 2011 | Economy Current Affairs
According to the RBI data, India's foreign exchange reserves fell by a steep $4.67 billion to $302.1 billion during the week ended 16 December  2011 on account of a fall in foreign currency assets. The dip marked the lowest in  nine months.
15 December 2011 | Business Current Affairs
The Prime Minister of India visited Russia on 15-17 December 2011 to participate in the 12th  Indo-Russian annual summit. India and Russia signed five major agreements during this summit, which includes licensed production of an additional 42 Sukhoi combat planes and to manage fly ash residue at thermal plants in Siberia. 
14 December 2011 | Obituaries Current Affairs
George Whitman, the American-born owner of Shakespeare & Company, a fabled English-language bookstore on the Left Bank in Paris died in Paris.
13 December 2011 | Books And Authors Current Affairs
The book Non-Stop India by journalist-author Mark Tully was launched in Chennai by Editor-in-Chief  of The Hindu, N Ram.
12 December 2011 | World Current Affairs
The Government of Canada announced that women who aspire for Canadian citizenship can’t wear burqa or Islamic hijab when they take oath of citizenship.
11 December 2011 | Obituaries Current Affairs
Veteran Telugu film producer and noted lyricist MS Reddy passed away. He was popularly known as Mallemala.
10 December 2011 | Appointments Current Affairs
Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar was selected for the Col C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award. Former India captain Ajit Wadekar will be honoured with the Col C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement trophy at the annual Indian Cricket Board awards ceremony to be held in Chennai on 10 December 2011.
9 December 2011 | Technology Current Affairs
NASA(National Aeronautics and Space Administration) built a prototype capable of launching test harpoon tips across a distance of a mile (1.6km). It would be safer to collect comet material using the space harpoon before landing on the celestial bodies.
8 December 2011 | World Current Affairs
Turkey announced a new set of sanctions against Syria. Turkey would impose 30 percent tax on goods coming from Syria. The move as a response to Damascus imposing 30 percent customs duty on goods imported from Turkey besides suspending the free trade agreement with Ankara. 
7 December 2011 | Politics Current Affairs
The Senate of Brazil approved the bill that reforms rules on the amount of land farmers must preserve as forest. Brazilian senators voted by 59 to seven to approve the legislation. 
6 December 2011 | Awards Current Affairs
England batsman Alastair Cook received Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) medal from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
5 December 2011 | World Current Affairs
The one-day global conference in Bonn on Afghanistan’s future ended. During the summit, Afghanistan pledged to intensify the drive against corruption in exchange for international support after NATO forces withdraw in 2014. 
4 December 2011 | Business Current Affairs
Australia’s ruling Labour Party in its annual policy conference approved plans to open up uranium sales to India. This cleared the way for talks on a bilateral nuclear agreement between India and Australia.
3 December 2011 | Important Days Current Affairs
Disability Day (WDD) is observed anually. In 2011, the theme for the International Day of Person’s With Disability was- Together for a better world for all: Including persons with disabilities in development.
2 December 2011 | Economy Current Affairs
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) put forth the regulations for uniform Know Your Client KYC Registration Agency (KRA).
1 December 2011 | Important Days Current Affairs
World Aids Day is observed anually on 1 December 2011. The theme of World AIDS Day 2011 was Getting to Zero. Backed by the United Nations the Getting to Zero campaign will run until 2015.

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