Economy Current Affairs Month of October 2010
India has emerged as the second biggest Producer and exporter of un-manufactured tobacco by exporting 260 million kg of the produce worth 928 million USD this year. This was stated by Tobacco Board Chairman G.Kamala Vardhana Rao at a symposium on ‘Indian Leaf and its success story’
State Bank of Hyderabad has launched retail sale of Gold Coins on October 27, 2010
The Reserve Bank of India had recently asked the state to take action against the coercive measures microfinance institutions take for recovering loans. The prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, had also urged the chief minister Mr K.Rosaiah, not to allow them to fleece the poor.
Science & Technology Current Affairs Month of October 2010
3rd National seminar on AIDS was started at Hyderabad October 29, 2010. National Aids control board conducted this seminar.
NASA plans to send astronauts to Mars – said Mr. Pete Worden, Director of NASA at a Conference in San Francisco.
‘India–Chem 2010’ International Exhibition and Conference was held in Mumbai. Central Chemical and Fertilizers Minister M.K.Alagiri naugurated the conference.
Bullet train CRH380 was launched in China and recorded as world’s fastest travelling at 420 Km per hour. The rail links between Shanghai and Hangzhou in china.
Over a year after it first embarked on its Swine flu vaccine development program, city-based Biotechnology Major Bharat Biotech has unveiled HNVAC, which it claims is the country’s and developing world’s indigenously developing cell culture H1N1 vaccine.
The Directorate of Rice Research (DRR) has organized the First DRR Industry Meet -2010 on Display of DRR technologies and Services at its Premises in Rajendranagar. Representatives from more than 30 Private Companies have participated in the meet.
The Chinese moon probe, called Chang’e 2 was launched from the Xichang Space Center in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. Chang’e 2 is the second step in China’s three-phase Chang’e moon exploration program, which is named after China’s mythical moon goddess.
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