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Saina Nehwal: Shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday beat Juliane Schenk of Germany to win the Denmark Open Super Series Premier tournament.
Changes in the Manmohan Singh's team:
IMPORTANT CABINET MINISTERS: Sharad Pawar: Minister of agriculture and minister of food processing industries AK Antony: Minister of defense P Chidambaram: Minister of finance Sushil Kumar Shinde: Minister of home affairs Salman Khursheed: Minister of external affairs Pawan K Bansal: Minister of railways
Sandy: Name of a hurricane which has hit USA. Hurricane Sandy, has been considered as one of the biggest storm in the history of the United States.
Women Twenty 20 Asia Cup: The Indian women's cricket team on 31 October 2012 won inaugural Asian Cricket Council's (ACC) Twenty20 Asia Cup, beating Pakistan by 18 runs in a low-scoring final in Guangzhou city of People’s Republic of China.
DMRC: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on 29 September 2012 awarded the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President Award for 2012 for its outstanding contribution to the development of human resources, society and economy of India and also for promoting mutual understanding between India and Japan.
RBI mid-year credit policy review: -- Kept the indicative policy rates unchanged even while reducing the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) — the portion of deposits that banks keep with the central bank — by 25 basis points from 4.5 per cent to 4.25 per cent. This is expected to release liquidity to the tune of around Rs. 17,500 crore into the banking system. -- RBI lowered its FY13 growth forecast to 5.8% (6.5% earlier) and also upped its Mar-13 inflation forecast to 7.5% (from 7% earlier).
Indira Gandhi National Integration Award: Lyricist and well known poet Gulzar on 31 October 2012 awarded with Indira Gandhi National Integration Award by congress President Sonia Gandhi.
Virat Kohli: Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli was chosen for the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Polly Umrigar award.
Super 30 institute: Anand Kumar, teacher and founder of Super 30 institute, which provides free residential coaching to students from economically backward families for IIT-JEE exams, named 'People's Hero' by People magazine of American Time Magazine Group.
Aishwarya Rai: The Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on 1 November 2012 was conferred with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) by the French Ambassador to India François Richier.
Barack Obama: US President Barack Obama won a hard-fought second term to the White House. He won 332 of the 538 Electoral Votes, comfortably more than the 270 he needed to retain the presidency. But the imposing Electoral College lead masked a relatively narrow margin of popular votes in battleground states that saw a tense finish.
BNP Paribas Masters: Indian Tennis Player Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna on 4 November 2012 won their first ATP World Tour Masters title together defeating Pakistan's Aisam- Ul- Haq Qureshi and Netherlands' Jean- Julien Rojer by 7-6(6), 6-3 in the final of the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris.
Trilateral dialogue on combating maritime security: India, Japan and USA held their third trilateral dialogue in New Delhi on 29 October 2012 to enhance cooperation on combating maritime security.
Mohammad Azharuddin: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on 8 November 2012 lifted the life ban from playing Cricket on Mohammad Azharuddin which was imposed by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in Year 2000.
New IHF President: V. Dinesh Reddy, the Director-General of Police for Andhra Pradesh has been appointed as the New President of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) on 7 November 2012.
Dhoni New Venture: Indian cricket team Captain M.S. Dhoni’s Superbike championship team on 7 November 2012 changed its name from MSD R-N Racing Team India to Mahi Racing Team India and had signed two new members.
Asian Kabaddi Championship: Pakistan on 6 November 2012 was declared champion of the Asian Kabaddi Championship after Indian team walked out from the field in a protest against the referee’s decision of penalizing the Indian Coach.
Irom Sharmila: Iron Lady from Manipur, Irom Sharmila on 5 November 2012 completed 12 years of her fast demanding cancellation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 (AFSPA).
Malala Day: The United Nations declared November 10 as 'Malala Day' in honour of Pakistani teeenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in October 2012 for advocating girls’ education .
Aakash - 2: The Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on 11 November 2012 in New Delhi launched the new tablet Aakash -2 which is an improved version of India's super- cheap tablet computer on the occasion of the National Education Day which is observed on 11 November 2012 ever year.
Shanti Gandhi: Shanti Gandhi, a great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi was elected to a State Assembly in the United States during the general elections held on 6 November 2012.
India - Afganistan Pacts: India and Afghanistan on 12 November 2012 signed four agreements to cooperate in areas of social welfare, fertilizer, coal mining and youth affairs.
USA power: The International Energy Agency (IEA) in the second week of November 2012 announced that United States would takeover Saudi Arabia as world’s biggest oil producing nation by 2017.
ATP World Tour Final 2012: The Spanish pair of Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez on 12 November 2012 defeated the Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna in the Men's Doubles title clash.
Hamid Karzai: Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan paid a state visit to India from 9 November to 13 November 2012 following the invitation of the President of the Republic of India Pranab Mukherjee.