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18th August in history

2011 - South Korean banks temporarily stops making household loans

2008 - Pakistan President Pervez Musharaf resigns

August 2012 current affairs for vijaya bank exam

13 Indian Army and Air Force officers were recently awarded which award?
Shaurya Chakra - 3rd highest gallantry medal

Which world's biggest restaurant chain is all set to open its first ever all-vegetarian outlet in Punjab?
Subway

Why was Deputy Governor K.C.Chakrabarty in news recently?
RBI granted extension of 2 years until 30th June 2014

Which country recalled thousands of China-made cars recently?
Australia

Who is appointed as CEO of Sify Technologies Limited?
Kamal Nath

17th August in History

2008 - Michael Phelps won 8 Gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

2004 - MD5 collision was found by Chinese researchers

1982 - 1st CD (Compact Discs) was released to the public in Germany

Complete current affairs for month of august 2012 for UPSC exam

Which Indian state is set to organise 19th state youth festival from 30th August to 1st September 2012?
Sirsa, Haryana

Name the online publishing website launched by co-founders of twitter.
medium.com

Doctors at AIIMS recently conducted which body part replacement for the first time in India?
Computer assisted total hip replacement

Name the personality known as 'Father of Hindi' in South Africa to be honoured by India at the World Hindi Conference by unveiling his bronze statue.
Pandit Nardevji Vedalankar

Which bird was declared as state bird by the Delhi Government?
House Sparrow

Government of India recently enacted the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006 covering entire country except which state?
Jammu and Kashmir

From which station was the AC-double decker train flagged off in India?
Sarai Rojilla station

Athletics results london olympics 2012

































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Athletics Men's events
100m
Usain BoltJamaicaGold
Yohan BlakeJamaicaSilver
Justin GatlinUSABronze
200m
Usain BoltJamaicaGold
Yohan BlakeJamaicaSilver
Warren WeirJamaicaBronze
400m
Kirani JamesGrenadaGold
Luguelin SantosDominican RepublicSilver
Lalonde GordonTrinidad and TobagoBronze
800m
David LekutaKenyaGold
Nijel AmosBotswanaSilver
Timothy KitumKenyaBronze
1500m
Taoufik MakhloufiAlgeriaGold
Leonel ManazanoUSASilver
Abdalaati IguderMoroccoBronze
5000m
Mohamed FarahGreat BritianGold
Dejen GebremeskelEthiopiaSilver
Thomas Pkemei LongosiwaKenyaBronze
10000m
Mohamed FarahGreat BritianGold
Galen RuppUSASilver
Tariku BekeleEthiopiaBronze
Marathon
Stephen KiprotichUgandaGold
Abel KiruiKenyaSilver
Wison Kipsang KiprotichKenyaBronze
3000m Steeplechasen
Ezekiel KemboiKenyaGold
Mahiedine Mekhhissi-BenabbadFranceSilver
Abel Kiprop MutaiKenyaBronze
110m Hurdles
Aries MerrittUSAGold
Jason RichardsonUSASilver
Hansle ParchmentJamaicaBronze
400m Hurdles
Felix SanchezDominican RepublicGold
Michael TinsleyUSASilver
Javier CulsonPuerto RicoBronze
High Jump
Ivan UkhovRussiaGold
Erik KynardUSASilver
Mutaz Essa BarshimQatarBronze
Derek DrouinCanadaBronze
Robert GrabarzGreat BritainBronze
Pole Vault
Renaud LavillenieFranceGold
Bjorn OttoGermanySilver
Raphael HolzdeppeGermanyBronze
Long Jump
Greg RutherfordGreat BritainGold
Mitchell WattAustraliaSilver
Will ClayeUSABronze
Triple Jump
Christian TaylorUSAGold
Will ClayeUSASilver
Fabrizio DonatoItalyBronze
Shot Put
Tomasz MajewskiPolandGold
David StorlGermanySilver
Reese HoffaUSABronze
Discus Throw
Robert HartingGermanyGold
Ehsan HadadiIranSilver
Gerd KanterEstoniaBronze
Hammer Throw
Krisztian ParsHungaryGold
PrimozSloveniaSilver
Koji MurofushiJapanBronze
Javelin Throw
Keshorn WalcottTrinidad and TobagoGold
Oleksandr PyatnytsyaUkraineSilver
Antti RuuskanenFinlandBronze
Decathlon
Ashton EatonUSAGold
Hardee TreyUSASilver
Leonel SuarezCubaBronze
20km Race Walk
Ding ChenChinaGold
Erick BarrondoGuatemalaSilver
Zhen WangChinaBronze
50km Race Walk
Sergey KidyapkinRussiaGold
Jared TallentAustraliaSilver
Tianfeng SIChinaBronze
4 x 100m Relay
JamaicaGold
USASilver
Trinidad and TobagoBronze
4 x 400m Relay
BahamasGold
USASilver
Trinidad and TobagoBronze

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Athletics Women's events
100m
Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceJamaicaGold
CarmelitaUSASilver
Vernoica Cambell-BrownJamaicaBronze
200m
Allyson FelixUSAGold
Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceJamaicaSilver
CarmelitaUSABronze
400m
Sanya Richards-RossUSAGold
Christine OhuruoguGreat BritainSilver
DeeDee TrotterUSABronze
800m
Mariya SavinovaRussiaGold
Caster SemenyaSouth AfricaSilver
Ekaterina PoistogovaRussiaBronze
1500m
Ali Cakir AlptekinTurkeyGold
Gamze BulutTurkeySilver
Maryam Yusuf JamalBahrainBronze
5000m
Meseret DefarEthiopiaGold
Vivian Jepkemoi CheruiyotKenyaSilver
Tirunesh DibabaEthiopiaBronze
10000m
Tirunesh DibabaEthiopiaGold
Sally Jepkosgei KipyegoKenyaSilver
Vivian JepkemoiKenyaBronze
Marathon
Tiki GelanaEthiopiaGold
Priscah JeptooKenyaSilver
Tatyana Petrova AskhipovaRussiaBronze
3000m Steeplechasen
Yuliya ZaripovaRussiaGold
Habiba GhribiTunisiaSilver
Sofia AssefaEthiopiaBronze
110m Hurdles
Sally PearsonAustraliaGold
Dawn HarperUSASilver
KellieUSABronze
400m Hurdles
Natalya AntyukhRussiaGold
Lashinda DemusUSASilver
Zuzana HejnovaRussiaBronze
High Jump
Anna ChicherovaRussiaGold
Brigetta BarrettUSASilver
Svetlana ShkolinaRussiaBronze
Pole Vault
Jennifer SuhrUSAGold
Yarisley SilvaCubaSilver
Elena IsinbaevaRussiaBronze
Long Jump
Brittney ReeseUSAGold
Elena SokolovaRussiaSilver
Janay DeloachUSABronze
Triple Jump
Olga RypakovaKazakhstanGold
Caterine IbarguenColombiaSilver
Olha SaladuhaUkraineBronze
Shot Put
Valerie AdamsNew ZealandGold
Evgeniia KolodkoRussiaSilver
Lijiao GongChinaBronze
Discus Throw
Sandra PerkovicCroatiaGold
Darya PishchalnikovaRussiaSilver
Yanfeng LiChinaBronze
Hammer Throw
Tatyana LysenkoRussiaGold
Anita WlodarczykPolandSilver
Betty HeidlerGermanyBronze
Javelin Throw
Barbora SpotakovaRussiaGold
Christina ObergfollGermanySilver
Linda StahlGermanyBronze
Heptathlon
Jessica EnnisGreat BritainGold
Lilli SchwarzkopfGermanySilver
Tatyana ChernovaRussiaBronze
20km Race Walk
Elena LashmanovaRussiaGold
Olga KaniskinaRussiaSilver
Shenjie QieyangChinaBronze
4 x 100m Relay
USAGold
JamaicaSilver
UkraineBronze
4 x 400m Relay
USAGold
RussiaSilver
JamaicaBronze

World Cup T20 2012 Schedule,Squad,Points Table and Match Summary

World T20 2012 Super 8's Schedule
http://wct20.blogspot.in/2012/05/wct20-2012-fixtures-or-schedules.html

Teams participating in World T20 2012 and Squad for WCT20 2012



























AfghanistanAustralia
BangladeshEngland
IndiaIreland
New ZealandPakistan
South AfricaSri Lanka
West IndiesZimbabwe

16th August in history

2011 - World Youth Day 2011 began in Madrid

1994 - Chandrika Kumaratungo's party wins Sri Lanka elections

1991 - President of USA George Bush declares recession is near an end

Indian Current Affairs August 2012 for CAT exam

Who displayed Indian tri-color flag on the occasion of Independence Day and wished the country on board from International Space Station?
Sunita Williams

Who became India's 3rd Prime Minister to hoist National flag at Red Fort for the 9th time?
Manmohan Singh

What is the current lowered rating of Nokia as per Standard and Poor?
BB-

Who is named as president and CEO of New York Times?
Mark Thompson (Ex-Director General BBC)

Expand IFFCO. (Hint: farmers)
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited

11th to 14th August 2012 Current Affairs

Name the team who won their 2nd consecutive Olympic hockey gold.
Netherlands

What is the total amount finalised for Delhi's Annual Plan 2012-13?
Rs.15,862 crores

Name the German bank which is in its final stage to launch trading hub in Tokyo.
Bundesbank

Which Indian state has been selected as a pilot state for launching e-Biz (Government to Business) project?
Odisha

SEBI recently allowed which instrument as valid address proof investors?
Aadhaar card

Who is appointed as Prime Minister of Mongolia?
Norov Althanhuyag

What is the newly set radius of distance from the existing ones between mobile towers as per DoT norms?
1km

London Olympics 2012 Medal Tally























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































COUNTRYGOLDSILVERBRONZETOTAL
United States of America462929104
China38272388
United Kingdom29171965
Russian Federation24253382
Korea, North138727
Germany11191444
France11111234
Italy891128
Hungary84517
Australia7161235
Japan7141738
Kazakhstan71513
Netherlands66820
Ukraine65915
Cuba53614
New Zealand53513
Iran45312
Jamaica44410
Czech Republic43310
Korea, South4026
Spain310417
Brazil35917
Belarus35513
South Africa3216
Ethiopia3137
Croatia3126
Romania2529
Kenya24511
Denmark2439
Azerbaijan22610
Poland22610
Turkey2215
Switzerland2204
Lithuania2125
Norway2114
Canada151218
Sweden1438
Colombia1348
Georgia1337
Mexico1337
Ireland1135
Argentina1124
Slovenia1124
Serbia1124
Tunisia1113
Dominican Republic112
Trinidad and Tobago134
Uzbekistan134
Latvia112
Algeria11
Bahamas11
Grenada11
Uganda11
Venezuela11
India246
Mongolia235
Thailand213
Egypt22
Slovakia134
Armenia123
Belgium123
Finland123
Bulgaria112
Estonia112
Indonesia112
Malaysia112
Puerto Rico112
Botswana11
Cyprus11
Gabon11
Guatemala11
Montenegro11
Portugal11
Greece22
Moldova22
Qatar22
Singapore22
Afghanistan11
Bahrain11
Hong Kong11
Saudi Arabia11
Kuwait11
Morocco11
Tajikistan11

11th August in history

2008 - King of Jordan became the first Arab King to visit Iraq since 2003 after USA invaded and overthrew Saddam Hussein

2003 - NATO took over command of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan and marks its first major operation outside Europe in its 54 year existence

General Knowledge updates 2012 for KAS exams

Where was the World Tribal Day observed in India?
Ranchi, Jharkhand

Who will be appointed as Chief economic advisor in the finance ministry department of India?
Raghuram Rajan

Which drink in India is suggested by Parliament panel to be declared as National drink?
Tea

Which Indian state could lead to zero-population growth rate in 25 to 30 years according to its State Urbanisation Report?
Kerala

Which weather pattern can cause widespread drought in Australia, parts of Africa, Southeast Asia and India?
El Nino

Cabinet ministers of Jammu and Kashmir updated list 2012

Who is the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir?
Omar Abdullah

Who is the Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir?
Tara Chand

Who is the minister for Housing, Urban Development, Municipalities of Jammu and Kashmir?
Tara Chand

Who is the minister for Finance & Ladakh Affairs of Jammu and Kashmir?
Abdul Rahim Rather

Who is the minister for Public Enterprises of Jammu and Kashmir?
Peerzada Mohd. Sayeed

Who is the minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs of Jammu and Kashmir?
Ali Mohammad Sagar

Who is the minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology of Jammu and Kashmir?
Mian Altaf Ahmad

Who is the minister for Public Health Engineering, Irrigation and Flood Control of Jammu and Kashmir?
TAJ Mohi-ud-din

Who is the minister for Tourism and Culture of Jammu and Kashmir?
Nawang Rigzin Jora

Who is the minister for Industries & Commerce of Jammu and Kashmir?
Surjit Singh Slathia

Who is the minister for Health, Horticulture and Floriculture of Jammu and Kashmir?
Sham Lal Sharma

Who is the minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution and Transport Jammu and Kashmir?
Qamar Ali Akhoon

Who is the minister for Technical Education, Youth Services & Sports and Medical Education of Jammu and Kashmir?
Rajinder Singh Chib

Who is the minister for Agriculture Production of Jammu and Kashmir?
Ghulam Hassan Mir

Who is the minister for Social Welfare, ARI & Trainings and Public Grievances of Jammu and Kashmir?
Sakina Itoo

Who is the minister for Revenue & Relief of Jammu and Kashmir?
Raman Bhalla

Who is the minister for Higher Education, Labour & Employment Jammu and Kashmir?
Abdul Gani Malik

Who is the minister for Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry, Science & Technology and Information Technology of Jammu and Kashmir?
Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi

Who is the minister for State Haj, Auqaf and Fisheries (Independent Charge) Minister of State Law & Justice, Parliamentary Affairs, Rural Development and Panchayats, Social Welfare, Animal Husbandry and Hospitality of Jammu and Kashmir?
Ajaz Ahmed Khan

Who is the minister for State Cooperatives, Printing & Stationery and Elections (Independent Charge) of Jammu and Kashmir?
Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma

Who is the minister for State Forest, Environment & Ecology, Transport, Labour & Employment, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution and Power of Jammu and Kashmir?
Shabir Ahmed Khan

Who is the minister for State Housing & Urban Development, PHE, Tourism and Revenue & Relief and Home of Jammu and Kashmir?
Nasir Aslam Wani

Who is the minister for State R&B and mechanical Engineering, Health & Medical Education, Floriculture, Horticulture and Agriculture of Jammu and Kashmir?
Javaid Ahmad Dar

10th August in history

2003 - Yuri Malenchenko became 1st person to marry in space

1999 - Vladamir Putin became acting Prime Minister of Russia

1988 - Rodrigo Borja became president of Ecuador

General awareness for upcoming RRB exams 2012

Which position in public sector banks may have 5-year term in future?
Chairman or Chiefs of Public Sector banks

Name the provision introduced by government through Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2011 to take over unclaimed amount of inoperative fixed deposit accounts of over 10 years.
Depositor Education and Awareness Fund

Name the repositories who will be involved to manage e-insurance.
NSDL, CDSL, Stock Holding Corporation of India, Karvy Group and CAMS Repository Services Ltd.

How is Dubbed Gauss known in technology world?
A virus capable of spying on financial transactions, email and social networking activities

Who replaces Keshub Mahindra as Chairman of Mahindra and Mahindra?
Anand Mahindra

Youtube live and Channels telecasting Sri Lankan Premier League T20 2012

Watch LIVE on Youtube - www.youtube.com/slpltwenty20
Official site of Sri Lankan Premier League 2012 - www.slpl.lk























































































BangladeshGTV Gazi Television
BhutanStar Cricket
CambodiaStar Cricket
CanadaAsian Television Network
CaribbeanESPN3
Hong KongStar Cricket
IndiaStar Cricket
IndonesiaStar Cricket
KoreaStar Cricket
MacauStar Cricket
MalaysiaStar Cricket
MaldivesStar Cricket
NepalStar Cricket
PakistanStar Cricket
Papua New GuineaStar Cricket
PhilippinesStar Cricket
SingaporeStar Cricket
Sri LankaCarlton Sports Network, ESPN Star Cricket
ThailandStar Cricket
United KingdomESPN3
United States of AmericaESPN3

Mahindra Sri Lankan Premier League 2012 Fixtures

Sat Aug 11, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Nagenahira Nagas v Ruhuna Royals
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sat Aug 11, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) local Basnahira Cricket Dundee v Kandurata Warriors
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sun Aug 12, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Uthura Rudras v Wayamba United
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sun Aug 12, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Uva Next v Basnahira Cricket Dundee
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Mon Aug 13, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Kandurata Warriors v Nagenahira Nagas
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Tue Aug 14, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Ruhuna Royals v Uthura Rudras
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Fri Aug 17, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Wayamba United v Uva Next
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Sat Aug 18, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Kandurata Warriors v Uthura Rudras
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Sat Aug 18, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Basnahira Cricket Dundee v Nagenahira Nagas
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Sun Aug 19, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Wayamba United v Basnahira Cricket Dundee
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Sun Aug 19, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Uthura Rudras v Uva Next
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Mon Aug 20, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Kandurata Warriors v Ruhuna Royals
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Mon Aug 20, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Nagenahira Nagas v Wayamba United
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Tue Aug 21, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Ruhuna Royals v Uva Next
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Tue Aug 21, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Uthura Rudras v Basnahira Cricket Dundee
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Fri Aug 24, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Wayamba United v Kandurata Warriors
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Fri Aug 24, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Uva Next v Nagenahira Nagas
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sat Aug 25, 16:00 (Sri Lanka time) Basnahira Cricket Dundee v Ruhuna Royals
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sat Aug 25, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Kandurata Warriors v Uva Next
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sun Aug 26, 14:00 (Sri Lanka time) Nagenahira Nagas v Uthura Rudras
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sun Aug 26, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Ruhuna Royals v Wayamba United
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Tue Aug 28, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) 1st Semi Final - TBC v TBC
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Wed Aug 29, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) 2nd Semi Final - TBC v TBC
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Fri Aug 31, 20:00 (Sri Lanka time) Final - TBC v TBC
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Kolaveri di records 60 million views

Kolaveri di surpasses record of 60 million plus views after 7 months of hitting 30 million views


Here is the lyrics of the song and a video file.


why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di
rhythm correct

why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di
maintain please

why this kolaveri..di


distance la moon-u moon-u

moon-u  color-u  white-u

white background night-u nigth-u

night-u color-u black-u


why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di


white skin-u girl-u girl-u

girl-u heart-u black-u

eyes-u eyes-u meet-u meet-u

my future dark


why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di


maama notes eduthuko

apdiye kaila snacks eduthuko
pa pa paan pa pa paan pa pa paa pa pa paan
sariya vaasi

super maama ready

ready 1 2 3 4


whaa wat a change over maama


ok maama now tune change-u


kaila glass

only english..


hand la glass

glass la scotch

eyes-u full-aa tear-u

empty life-u

girl-u come-u

life reverse gear-u

lovvu lovvu

oh my lovvu

you showed me bouv-u

cow-u cow-u holi cow-u

i want u hear now-u

god i m dying now-u

she is happy how-u


this song for soup boys-u

we dont have choice-u


why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

why this kolaveri kolaveri kolaveri di

http://youtu.be/YR12Z8f1Dh8

9th August in history

1993 - Liberal Democratic Party of Japan loses 38-year hold on national leadership

1965 - Singapore became the 1st country to gain independence unwillingly after being expelled from Malaysia

1945 - Nagasaki day

August 2012 general knowledge for civil service exams

Name the women boxer who won Bronze medal for India at the London Olympics 2012.
Mary Kom

Confederation of All India Traders has decided to observe August 9th 2012 as which day?
Quit FDI in retail day

Which airways tied-up with HDFC bank to launch credit cards recently?
Jet airways (Jet privilege-HDFC Bank Credit)

Expand CELAC. (Hint: Caribbean)
The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States

Which African country plans to bid for 2024 Olympics?
Nairobi, Kenya

Archery results london olympics






















Men's Individual
OH Jin HyekRepublic of KoreaGold
Furukawa TakahJapanSilver
Dai XiaoxiangPeople's Republic of ChinaBronze

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Women's Individual
KI Bo BaeRepublic of KoreaGold
Roman AidaMexicoSilver
Avitia MarianaMexicoBronze

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Men's Team
ItalyGold
United States of AmericaSilver
Republic of KoreaBronze

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Women's Team
Republic of KoreaGold
People's Republic of ChinaSilver
JapanBronze

26th Annual Open Masters Athletics Championship

Where was the 26th Annual Open Masters' Athletics Championship held?
Colombo

When was the Athletics Championship 2012 held?
27th July to 29th July 2012 (3-day meet)

How many Nations took part in the championship?
5

Name the Nations who were part of the Championship?
India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Turkey and Malaysia

Name the Indian won Gold medal in 2 events (100m and 200m).
Bindeshwari Ram Mahli, 75 year old Gulma, Bihar resident

8th August in history

2008 - Beijing summer Olympics was held

2007 - Russian Guam exercise

1988 - The '8888 Uprising' occurs in Burma

August 2012 General Knowledge at a glance

Who is elected as Vice-President of India for 2nd term in 2012?
Hamid Ansari

Where was the International Yogasan Championship 2012 held?
Hong Kong

With what objective did Exim bank launched $500 million bond guarantee program recently?
To enhance credit availability to domestic companies wanting to sell their bonds in international markets

Where in Rajasthan SEBI inaugurated its office?
Jaipur

Who has been given the additional charge of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ministry as Vilasrao Deshmukh's condition is critic?
Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi

7th August in history

1997 - Ung Huot became Cambodia's 1st premier

1994 - 1st telephone link between Israel and Jordan

1994 - Ernesto Samper became president of Colombia

Current Affairs Quiz August 2012 for SBI bank exams

Name the scientist who was awarded Panjabrao Deshmukh Woman Agriculture Scientists Award for the year 2011.
Vijayakumari Narukulla

Which 2 Indian public sector banks would open branches in Pakistan in near terms?
Punjab National Bank and Bank of India

Name the Pakistani banks whom State Bank of Pakistan have granted to open branches in India.
National Bank of Pakistan and United Bank Ltd.

Name the bearish economist who branded the London Olympics an 'economic failure'.
Nauriel Roubini

Where in India the 8th Indo-Mongolia 10-day training exercise begun?
Exercise Nomadic Elephant 2012 in Karnataka district headquarters town of Belgaum

Procedure to apply for Padma Awards

Procedure to apply for Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan Award

Full list of Cabinet Ministers of Goa

Who is the Chief Minister of Goa?
Shri. Manohar Parrikar

Who is the minister for Home, Personnel, Finance, General of Goa?
Shri. Manohar Parrikar

Who is the minister for Urban Development, Revenue, Craftsmen Training of Goa?
Shri. Francis Dsouza

Who is the minister for PWD, Transport, River Navigation of Goa?
Shri. Ramkrishna alias Sudin Dhavalikar

Who is the minister for Health, Panchayati Raj, Rural Development of Goa?
Shri. Laxmikant Parsekar

Who is the minister for Water Resources, Civil Supplies and Price Control, Art and Culture of Goa?
Shri. Dayanand Mandrekar

Who is the minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Tribal Welfare of Goa?
Shri. Ramesh Tawadkar

Who is the minister for Industries, Social Welfare of Goa?
Shri. Mahadev Naik

Who is the minister for Tourism, Women and Child Development of Goa?
Shri. Dilip Parulekar

Who is the minister for Power, Housing of Goa?
Shri. Milind Naik

Who is the minister for Co-operation, Factories and Boilers of Goa?
Shri. Pandurang Alias Deepak Dhavalikar

Who is the minister for Labour and Employment, Fisheries of Goa?
Shri. Avertano Furtado

Who is the minister for Environment, Forest of Goa?
Smt. Alina Saldanha

Complete list of Cabinet Ministers of Bihar

Who is the Chief Minister of Bihar?
Nitish Kumar

Who is the Home minister of Bihar?
Nitish Kumar

Who is the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar?
Sushil Kumar Modi

Who is the minister for Finance, Commercial Taxes and Forest of Bihar?
Sushil Kumar Modi

Who is the minister for Law, Planning & Development of Bihar?
Narendra Narayan Yadav

Who is the minister for Water Resources of Bihar?
Vijay Kumar Chaudhary

Who is the minister for Human Resources Development of Bihar?
Prashant Kumar Sahi

Who is the minister for Power, Parliamentary Affairs, Registration and Prohibition of Bihar?
Bijendra Prasad Yadav

Who is the minister for Information Technology, Minority Welfare of Bihar?
Shahid Ali Khan

Who is the minister for Road Construction of Bihar?
Nand Kishore Yadav

Who is the minister for Food and Civil Supplies of Bihar?
Shyam Rajak

Who is the minister for Agriculture of Bihar?
Narendra Singh

Who is the minister for Social Welfare of Bihar?
Parveen Amanullah

Who is the minister for Transport, Information & Public Relations of Bihar?
Brishen Patel

Who is the minister for Rural Development of Bihar?
Nitish Mishra

Who is the minister for Revenue & Land Reforms of Bihar?
Ramai Ram

Who is the minister for Minor Irrigation, Sugarcane of Bihar?
Awadesh Prasad Kushwaha

Who is the minister for Public Health & Engineering of Bihar?
Chandra Mohan Rai

Who is the minister for Science & Technology of Bihar?
Gautam Singh

Who is the minister for Health of Bihar?
Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Who is the minister for Labour Resources of Bihar?
Janardan Singh Sigriwal

Who is the minister for Panchayati Raj, Rural Works of Bihar?
Dr. Bhim Singh

Who is the minister for Animal Husbandry & Fisheries of Bihar?
Giriraj Singh

Who is the minister for Industries, Disaster Management of Bihar?
Dr. Renu Kumari Kushwaha

Who is the minister for Mines and Geology of Bihar?
Satyadeo Narain Arya

Who is the minister for Welfare of Bihar?
Jeetan Ram Manjhi

Who is the minister for Urban Development & Housing of Bihar?
Prem Kumar

Who is the minister for Building Construction of Bihar?
Damodar Raut

Who is the minister for Art, Culture & Youth Affairs of Bihar?
Dr. (Prof.) Sukhda Pandey

Who is the minister for Co-operative of Bihar?
Ramadhar Singh

Who is the minister for Tourism of Bihar?
Sunil Kumar

6th August in history

2007 - Russia and Afghanistan gets into a deal to cut 90% of the debt Afghanistan owes to Russia

1991 - Tm Berners-Lee describes idea of World Wide Web. WWW is public and service available on internet

1991 - Takako Doi, became Japan's 1st female speaker of the House of Representatives

World Current Affairs August 2012 for IBPS exams

Who became the 1st tennis players to win 4 Olympic gold medals?
Venus Williams and Serena Williams

Name the monsoon festival which began in Gujarat and will end on 1st September 2012.
Saputara festival

What is the minimum increased wage for unskilled labourers in Kerala?
Rs.215 per day from Rs.150

Name the act which allows the state government to ban illegal strikes which came into effect on 3rd August 2012.
Maharastra Essential Service Maintenance Act 2011

Who took over as leader of the house in Lok sabha in India?
Sushilkumr Shinde

5th August in history

2011 - Yingluclk Shinawatra elected first female Prime Minister of Thailand

2006 - Turkey begins construction of Tigris river dam

1984 - At&T broke up into 8 companies

Shock Waves 2012 film festival on disaster risk reduction

Who became the 1st Indian to win Olympic medal (Bronze)?
K.D.Jadav

How many musicians were part of Sukhwinder Singh's live recording of the title track of television show Lakhon Mein Ek?
108 musicians

Where is the highest altitude telephone exchange in India?
Sheratbang (14,000 ft) on the way to Baba Mandir, Sikkim

Name the 3 satellites that India is set to launch in September 2012.
Spot-6, A Japanese satellite on board PSLV-C21 and GSAT-10

Name the 2-day film festival on disaster risk reduction which is being organised by Global Forum for Disaster Reduction.
Shock Waves 2012

Cabinet Ministers of Assam

Who is the Chief Minister of Assam?
Shri. Tarun Gogoi

Who is the minister for PWD (Roads and Buildings, NH), Urban Development and Housing  of Assam?
Ajanta Neog

Who is the minister for Social Welfare and Jails of Assam?
Akon Bora

Who is the minister for Irrigation and Soil Conservation of Assam?
Dr. Ardhenu Kumar Dey

Who is the minister for Transport, Tourism, WPT and BC (only BTAD areas) of Assam?
Chandan Brahma

Who is the minister for Public Health Engineering of Assam?
Gautam Roy

Who is the minister for Health and Family Welfare, Education, Implementation of Assam Accord of Assam?
Dr.  Himanta Biswa Sarma

Who is the minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Mines and Minerals, Hill Areas of Assam?
Khorsing Ingty

Who is the minister for Food and Civil Supplies, Welfare of Minorities, Haj of Assam?
Dr.  Nazrul Islam

Who is the minister for Agriculture, Horticulture and Food Processing, Parliamentary Affairs of Assam?
Nilomani Sen Deka

Who is the minister for Handloom and Textiles, Sericulture, Cultural Affairs of Assam?
Pranati Phukan

Who is the minister for Industries and Commerce, Power, Public Enterprises of Assam?
Pradyut Bordoloi

Who is the minister for Revenue and DM, Relief and Rehabilitation, Tea Tribes Welfare, Labour and Employment of Assam?
Prithvi Majhi

Who is the minister for Panchayat and Rural Development, Environment and Forest of Assam?
Rockybul Hussain

Who is the minister for Planning and Development, Judicial, Legislative, Pension and Public Grievance of Assam?
Tanka Bahadur Rai

Who is the minister for Excise, Sports and Youth Welfare of Assam?
Ajit Singh

Who is the minister for Fisheries, Information and Public Relations, Printing and Stationery of Assam?
Basanta Das

Who is the minister for Water Resources, WPT and BC (excluding BTAD areas) of Assam?
Rajib Lochan Pegu

Who is the minister for Cooperation, Border Areas Development of Assam?
Siddique Ahmed

Full list of Arunachal Pradesh state ministers

Who is the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh?
Shri Nabam Tuki


Who is the minister for Finance,Planning and Public Works Department?
Shri Chowna Mein

Who is the minister for Agriculture,Horticulture,Animal Husbandry and Dairy development?
Shri Setong Sena

Who is the minister for Power,Electrical and Rural Development?
Shri Tanga Byaling

Who is the minister for Education,Library,Science and Technology and Parliamentary Affairs?
Shri Bosiram Siram

Who is the minister for Health and Family welfare, Economics and Statistics, Legal Metrology and Consumer Affairs?
Shri Atum Welly

Who is the minister for Industries, Textile, Handloom and Handicrafts?
Shri Tapang Taloh

Who is the minister for Geology and Mining, Art and Culture and Food and Civil Supplies?
Shri Kamlung Mosang

Who is the minister for Urban Development,Housing,Town Planning and fisheries?
Shri Rajesh Tacho

Who is the minister for Water Resource Development and Social Welfare, Women and Child Development?
Shri Newlai Tingkhatra

Who is the minister for Transport,State transport Services and Co-operation?
Shri Jarkar Gamlin

Who is the minister for Rural Works department Tourism?
Shri Prema Khandu

 

Ministers of Tamil Nadu state

Who is the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu?
Selvi J Jayalalithaa

Who is the minister for Finance of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru O. Panneerselvam

Who is the minister for Electricity and Prohibition and Excise of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru. Natham R. Viswanathan

Who is the minister for Municipal Administration and Rural Development of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru K.P. Munusamy

Who is the minister for Housing and Urban Development of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru R. Vaithilingam

Who is the minister for Social Welfare and and Nutritious Noon Meal of Tamil Nadu?
Tmt B. Valarmathi

Who is the minister for Higher Education of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru P Palaniappan

Who is the minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru B.V.Ramanaa


Who is the minister for Agriculture of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru S Damodaran

Who is the minister for Cooperation of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru Sellur K Raju

Who is the minister for Forests of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru K.T Pachamal

Who is the minister for Highways & Minor Ports of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru Edappadi K Palaniswami

Who is the minister for Food of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru R Kamaraj

Who is the minister for Milk and Dairy Development of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru V Moorthy

Who is the minister for Rural Industries of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru P. Mohan


Who is the minister for Public Works of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru K.V Ramalingam

Who is the minister for Animal Husbandry of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru T.K.M Chinnayya

Who is the minister for Industries of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru P. Thangamani

Who is the minister for Handlooms and Textiles of Tamil Nadu?
Dr. S. Sundararaj

Who is the minister for Khadi and Village Industries of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru P. Chendur Pandian


Who is the minister for Tourism of Tamil Nadu?
Tmt S Gokula Indira

Who is the minister for Environment of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru M. C. Sampath


Who is the minister for Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru N Subramanian

Who is the minister for Transport of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru V Senthil Balaji

Who is the minister for Fisheries of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru K.A Jayapal

Who is the minister for School Education and Sports and Youth Welfare, Law, Courts and Prisons of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru N. R. Sivapathi


Who is the minister for Information Technology of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru Mukkur N. Subramanian

Who is the minister for Information, Special Programme Implementation of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru K T Rajenthra Balaji

Who is the minister for Labour of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru S.T Chellapandian

Who is the minister for Health of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru V. S. Vijay


Who is the minister for Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru A Mohammedjan

Who is the minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR & CE) of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru M.S.M Anandan

Who is the minister for Revenue of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru Thoppu N.D Venkatachalam

Saina Nehwal won Bronze medal for India

Saina Nehwal became the first Badminton player to win a Olympic Medal for India. Saina Nehwal won the bronze medal for India after opponent Xin Wang from China got retired hurt. Wang won the first set with a score of  21-18. Just before winning the first set Wang had an injury. In the second set she withdrew from the match.

4th August in history

2007 - NASA's Phoenix spaceship was launched

2006 - Viktor Yanukovych became Ukraine's Prime Minister

1990 - European community proposes boycott of Iraq

1909 dedicated number to forward unwanted messages in India

What is the dedicated number that mobile users are required to forward the unwanted messages in India?
1909

What measures has RBI introduced to control cheque frauds in India?
SMS alert system. A sms will be sent immediately to those who issue cheques within 15 minutes, if there is no response from the person then cheque would be cleared by the passing authority

Name the Indian who won silver medal in Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol shooting at London Olympics 2012?
Vijay kumar

As per the Government order from which date will the disabled soldiers get the benefit of disability pension?
On or after 1st January 1996 (Judgement case titled, Capt K.J.S.Buttar vs Union of India)

In a series of industry development announced by Punjab Deputy Chief Minister which cities would be developed as IT hubs, Textile hub and Sugar hub?
IT - Mohali and Amritsar, Textile - Malwa and Sugar - Bordering areas of Punjab

Which Indian city became 8th Sister City of Cincinnati, USA?
Mysore

Where in India Rs.100 crore worth biodiversity museum would be setup ahead of Conference of Parties 11?
Hyderabad

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India's 2012 olympics update

India's shooter Vijay kumar wins silver medal in Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol shooting

Hiroshi Hoketsu aged 71, a Japanese national is the oldest competitor in London olympics 2012

Saina Nehwal loses in 1st semi-final against Yihan Wang

3rd August in history

2011 - US credit rating downgraded from A+ to A by the Chinese Dagong Global Credit Rating agency

2004 - Statue of Liberty reopens after being closed since 11th September 2001 attack

2005 - Mohamoud Ahmadinejad became President of Iran

Venkatesh Prasad appointed head coach of Uttar Pradesh

Which country created first swimming robot?
Swumanoid ceated by Japan

Who became the first male swimmer to win the same event (men's 200 metres) at 3 successive Olympics?
Michael Phelps

Name the Act which is proposed to be amended to restrict entry of Goans and youth under 21 years into casions.
Goa Public Gambling Act, 1976

Who will take charge as head coach of Uttar Pradesh Ranji team?
Venkatesh Prasad

Who won the 6th Kavala International chess tournament?
Abhijeet Gupta

Which banks are now allowed to open branches in Tier-2 to Tier-6 cities without taking permission from Reserve Bank of India?
Regional Rural Banks

Which district of Odisha bagged the 5th JRD Tata Memorial Award-2011 for population, reproductive health and family planning program?
Jaipur district

Olympics updates August 2012

Saina Nehwal into quarterfinals

Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan knocked out of Olympic doubles

Daniel Gyurta wins 200m breaststroke gold in record time (2:07.28)

Shuttler Parupalli Kshyap became first Indian man in history to reach the quarterfinals of Olympics

Uzbekistan Gymnast Luiza Galiulina became doping cheat and was ousted from London Olympics 2012

2nd August in history

1990 - Kuwait occupied by Iraq

1989 - Pakistan re-admitted to Commonwealth of Nations

1934 - Hitler became dictator of Germany

25 years later, Myanmar receives world bank aid

Name the Indian scientist who is 1 among 9 winners of the 1st Yuri Milner Fundamental Physics Prize worth Rs.16.7 crore.
Ashoke Sen

How will hotmail be known in the internet world?
Outlook.com

Who was instrumental in making Lenovo India's Number 1 PC maker?
Shailendra Katyal, Chief Marketing Officer

Why was Rajasthan's Jodhpur, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Nagaur in news recently?
Rajasthan Government declared all 5 districts drought-hit regions

After how many years did world bank resume aid to Myanmar?
25 years (an aid of $85 million)

Which country was invited to participate as observer at the 33rd General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly to be held in Lonbok, Indonesia?
India

1st August in history

2001 - Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta, Slovenia and Slovakia join the European Environment Agency, now has 32 member countries

1993 - Mississippi and Missouri Rivers flood of 1993

1980 - Vigdis Finndogadottir becomes Iceland's first democratically elected female President

31st August 2012, extended date for e-filling tax returns in India

What is the extended date for e-filling of tax returns in India?
August 31st 2012

Rs.1,900 crore,50% diesel subsidy and subsidy on seeds for farmers was recently granted by Government of India post which meeting?
EGoM meet

Which Indian state university has made mandatory for all the students to undergo Thalassemia test?
Gujarat University

Which was the 1st state to implement Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act as 8 more states follow?
Madhya Pradesh

What is the increased retirement age limit of teachers of Engineering and polytechnic colleges in Bihar?
From 62 years to 65 years

Name the course launched for those with passion for tribal development and tribal affairs.
1 year, Post Graduate Diploma in Tribal Development

Who is appointed as collector of Krishna district?
Dr.Buddha Prakash M Jyothi

Union Cabinet reshuffle 2012

P Chidambaram Finance Minister
Sushilkumar Shinde Home Minister
Veerappa Moily Power Minister