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Year end current affairs 2012

Who won gold in the men's rapid fire pistol event at the 56th National Shooting Championship? Vijay Kumar Who won gold in the women's air pistol competition at the 56th National Shooting championship? Heena Sidhu Which University in India will collaborate with Finals-based Lappeeranta University of Technology and US-based New Mexico State University? M S University Who won the Maharaja Jowajorao Scindia Trophy? Onassis (S.Zervan up) Which rank does Virat Kohli hold in the ICC Twenty20 International Player Rankings table? 5th (career-best) Where in India 121st International conference of the Ahmadiyya muslims was held? Qadian, Punjab Which technology firm launched tablets with inbuilt 3G sim? iberry

State Symbols of Assam

What is the state motto of Assam? Joy aai oxom Which song is the official song of state of Assam? O mor aponar dex Which is the official state bird of Assam? Deo haah (White-winged Wood Duck) Which is the official dance of state of Assam? Bihu naach Which language is the official language of state of Assam? Assamese Which is the official state animal of Assam? Gor (One-horned rhinoceros) Which is the state flower of the Assam? Kopou phul (Foxtail Orchids) Which is the state Tree of Assam? Hollong (Dipterocarpus macrocarpus)

State Symbols of Arunachal Pradesh

Which is the official state bird of Arunachal Pradesh? Hornbill Which is the official language of state of Arunachal Pradesh? English Which is the official state animal of Arunachal Pradesh? Gayal Which is the state flower of the Arunachal Pradesh? Foxtail Orchid Which is the state Tree of Arunachal Pradesh? Hollong

Top General Knowledge 2012

Name the England cricketer and commentator who died battling lung cancer. Tony Greig Where was Northeast Mongolian Food Festival held in India? Guwahati Which Indian state held 21st Rajgir festival? Bihar What is the importance of Wagh Utsav which will be held from 16th to 23rd February 2013? Festival for tiger conservation, tourism and upliftment of forest local communities Expand AEPS. (Hint: Aadhaar) Aadhaar Enabled Payment System How many Indian-origin personalities are in Queen's New Year Honour list 2013? 23

List of Cricketers retired in 2012

1. Andrew Strauss from England 2. VVS Laxman from India 3. Rahul Dravid from India 4. Tatenda Taibu from Zimbabwe 5. Mark Boucher from South Africa 6. Brett Lee from Australia 7. Ricky Ponting from Australia 8. Sachin Tendulkar (only ODI's) from India  

Current Affairs for Government exams 2013

Name the India's longest railway tunnel which now connects Kashmir Valley to Banihal town on Srinagar-Jammu National highway. Pir Panjal mountain range Which state in India has approved Rs.400 crore as state contingency fund to overcome water and fodder scarcity? Maharashtra How was Jaspal Bhatti known before venturing into tv industry? Cartoonist Who will replace Debendranath Sarangi as Tamil Nadu chief secretary? Sheela Balakrishnan Name the global capital rules for banks which would be implemented from 1st April 2013. Basel III Where in Tamil Nadu, India a 3-day livestock expo 2012 was held? Coimbatore

Updated Current Affairs 2012

Name the Oriya author who will get Jnanpith award for 2011. Prathiba Ray Who was conferred with Pratima Baruah pandey Memorial Award? Mohibur Rahman How does the world know Bilawal Bhutto? Son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto Who won the hockey Asian Champions Trophy 2012? Pakistan Name the PSU's from India who are looking to iron ore assets in Brazil. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam, NMDC and MOIL Which city was ranked 3rd in job generation in India between 1st January to 15th December 2012? More than 75,000 jobs were created in Bangalore as per Assocham

Overseas current affairs December 2012

Who is appointed as Prime Minister of Japan? Shinzo Abe Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode will tie-up with which university to facilitate international exchange programs? Sharjah university Name the cinematographer who had worked on films Gangster and The Dirty Picture died following as asthma attack. Bobby Singh Where is Duler stadium located in India? Mapusa, Goa Which telecom network in India will conduct online job and industry-oriented certification course? BSNL

Current Affairs updates of Christmas, December 2012

Who took oath for 6th time as Chief minister of Himachal Pradesh? Virdhadra Singh Which Indian state has planned green core capital of around 2,324 acres near Heavy Engineering Corporation? Jharkhand Where in India Cow sanctuary along with Cow Products Research Centre will be setup? Salriya in Shajapur of Madhya Pradesh What is the expected investment by Indian railways during the 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-17)? Rs.5 lakh crore Which crop is European Union promoting to replace rice in Asia? Potato Who took over as National Green Tribunal chairperson? Justice Swatanter Kumar

State Symbols of Andhra Pradesh

What is the state Emblem of Andhra Pradesh? Poorna Kumbham Which is the official song of state of Andhra Pradesh? Maa Telugu Thalliki Which is the official state bird of Andhra Pradesh? Indian Roller Which is the official sport of Andhra Pradesh? Kabaddi Which is the official dance of state of Andhra Pradesh? Kuchipudi Which is the official language of state of Andhra Pradesh? Telugu Which is the official state animal of Andhra Pradesh? Black Buck Which is the state flower of the Andhra Pradesh? Water Lily Which is the state Tree of Andhra Pradesh? Neem

State Symbols of Karnataka

Which is the official song of state of Karnataka? Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate Which is the official state bird of Karnataka? Indian Roller Which is the official language of state of Karnataka? Kannada Which is the official state animal of Karnataka? Indian Elephant Which is the state flower of the Karnataka? Lotus Which is the state Tree of Karnataka? Sandalwood

December 2012 world gk updates

Which Indian state chief minister's 150 crore bullet-proof office complex is built in less than year? Gujarat What is the woman helpline number launched by DoT in India? 167 Which medical department have written to Prime Minister and Union Health Minister of India to impose country-wide ban on gutka? Oncology (Regional Cancer Centres) Expand NEW. (Hint: Election) National Election Watch Which vegetable is being tested to improve in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity? Potato

Maharashtra Rajya Mahakavi Kalidas Sanskrit Sadhana Puraskar 2012

Lalita Shastri Arvikar Prachin Sanskrit Pandit Puraskar Shraddha Telang and Shriniwas Pujari Sanskrit Shikshak Puraskar Harekrishna Shahtapathi Sanskrit Pandit Puraskar Shantaram Bhanose Vedmoorti Uma Vaidya and Shivdas Jadhav Sanskrit Pradhaypak Purskar Ajit Kumar and S.B.Chanekar Sanskrit Karyakarta Puraskar Note: Rs.25,000 and a citation to be given to the awardees

Daily gk updates December 2012

Name the Indian who ended 23 years of One-day cricket career. Sachin Tendulkar Which Indian state has been declared 'best small state' at the IBN7 Diamond State Award 2012? Sikkim Expand NTP. (Hint: proceed) Notice to Proceed Which product will be exported as per Meghalaya Mines and Minerals Policy, 2012? Value-added mineral Who is the 1st brand ambassador for BlackBerry phones in India? Ranbir Kapoor

Updated Mizoram ministers of India

Who is the Chief Minister of Mizoram? Pu Lal Thanhawla Who is the minister for Vigilance, Political & Cabinet, PWD, Power & Electricity, Minor Irrigation Department, Soil & Water Conservation, Fisheries Department of Mizoram? Pu Lal Thanhawla Who is the Home minister of Mizoram? Pu R. Lalzirliana Who is the minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Finance, Planning & Programme Implementation, Personal & Administrative Reforms Department of Mizoram? Pu H. Liansailova Who is the minister for Industries, Tourism Department, Public Health Engineering Department of Mizoram? Pu S. Hiato Who is the minister for Transport, Art & Culture Department, Printing & Stationary Department of Mizoram? Pu P. C. Zoramsangliana Who is the minister for Land Revenue & Settlement Department, Co-Operation Department, Excise & Narcotics Department of Mizoram? Pu J.H Rothuama Who is the minister for Law & Judicial, Parliamentary Affairs Department, School Education Departm

Pondicherry ministers complete list

Who is the Chief Minister of Pondicherry? Thiru. N. Rangasamy Who is the minister for Confidential and Cabinet Department, General Administration Department, Revenue and Excise, Public Works, Planning and Finance, Electricity, Co-operation, Health, Town and Country Planning, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Transport, Information Technology, Collegiate Education, Government Automobile Workshop Department of Pondicherry? Thiru. N. Rangasamy Who is the Home minister of Pondicherry? Thiru. N. Rangasamy Who is the minister for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Industries and Commerce, Economics and Statistics, Stationery and Printing, Port Department of Pondicherry? Thiru. M. Chandrakasu Who is the minister for Social Welfare, Adi Dravidar Welfare, Women and Child Welfare, Backward Class Welfare, Labour and Employment, Tourism Department of Pondicherry? Thiru. P.Rajavelu Who is the minister for Local Administration Department, Community Department, DRDA, Urban Basic Services, Fisheries, H

Full list of West Bengal cabinet ministers of India 2014

Who is the Chief Minister of West Bengal? Mamata Banerjee Who is the minister for Hill Affairs, Information and Cultural Affairs, Land and Land Reforms, Minorities Affairs and Madrasah Education, Health and Family Welfare Department of West Bengal? Mamata Banerjee Who is the Home minister of West Bengal? Mamata Banerjee Who is the minister for Environment & Public Works Department of West Bengal? Dr. Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar Who is the minister for Paschimanchal Unnayan Affairs Department of West Bengal? Dr. Sukumar Hansda Who is the minister for Mass Education Extension and Library Services Department of West Bengal? Janab Abdul Karim Chowdhury Who is the minister for Urban Development and Town and Country Planning & Municipal Affairs Department of West Bengal? Janab Firhad Hakim Who is the minister for Co-operation Department of West Bengal? Janab Haider Aziz Safwi Who is the minister for Disaster Management, Fire and Emergency Services , Civil Defenc

List of Madhya Pradesh cabinet minsters

Who is the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan Who is the Home minister of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Umashankar Gupta Who is the General Administration, Narmada Valley Development, Aviation and other Department of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan Who is the minister for Urban Administration and Development, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Relief and Rehabilitation of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Babulal Gaur Who is the minister for Finance, Planning, Economics and Statistics, 20 points Implementation, Commercial Taxes of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Raghawji Who is the minister for Water Resources, Environment Department of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Jayant Mallayya Who is the minister for Commerce & Industries, Employment, Information Technology, Science and Technology, Public Undertakings, Horticulture & Food Processing, Rural Industries, Biodiversity Biotechnology Department of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya Who is the minister Social Justice, Panchayat and Rural Deve

Jharkhand cabinet ministers updated list

Who is the Chief Minister of Jharkhand? Sri Arjun Munda Who are the Deputy Chief Minister of Jharkhand? Sri Sudesh Mahto & Sri Hemant Soren Who is the minister for Cabinet Secretariat & Coordination Department, Personal, Administrative Reforms & Rajbhasha Department, Home (Including Prison) Department, Cabinet (Vigilance) Department, Law (Justice) Department, Energy Department, Road Construction Department, Information & Public Relation Department, Planning & Development Department, Registry Department of Jharkhand? Sri  Arjun Munda Who is the minister for Rural Development, Panchayti Raj & N.R.E.P. (including Special Division), Rural Works, Water Resources, Forest & Environment, Arts Culture Sports & Youth Affairs of Jharkhand? Sri Sudesh Mahto Who is the minister for Finance, Commercial Taxes, Urban Development, Housing, Drinking Water & Sanitation, Civil Aviation & Mines & Geology of Jharkhand? Sri. Hemant Soren Who is the minister for Agr

Free Current Affairs for December 2012

Which Indian university plans to setup Gyan Vani FM Radio station in Patna? Indira Gandhi National Open University Why were farmers awarded for their excellent achievements at the 3rd India International Expo-2012? For the highest yield of potatoes using organic fertilizers Which Act will Karnataka invoke to protect women? Goonda Act Name the Egyptian Vice President who announced resignation stating "political work does not suit my professional character as a judge"? Mahmud Mekki Name the 1st ever song to hit 1 billion views on youtube.com. Gangnam Style How many licenses were cancelled permanently by Tea Board of India? 156

December 2012 current affairs at a glance

Which dictionary did the South Korean singer Psy's Gangnam Style enter? Collins dictionary Name the tax Government of India has planned to introduce to reduce consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Sin tax Where in India 1st 2-day Conference of the Commissioners of Police will be held with 21 police commissionerates set to take part? Amritsar Which Indian state passed the Food Security Bill 2012 to receive food grains and other food items at highly subsidized price? Chhattisgarh Name the stadium in Rajasthan state which is available for hosting Indian Premier League edition 6 matches? Sawai Mansingh Stadium

India Holiday list 2013

25th January, Friday Id-E-Milad 26th January, Saturday Republic Day 10th March, Sunday Maha Shivratri 27th March, Wednesday Holi 29th March, Friday Good Friday 24th April, Wednesday Mahavir Jayanthi 1st May, Wednesday May Day 25th May, Saturday Buddha Purnima 9th August, Friday Id-Ul-Fitr 15th August, Thursday Independence Day 28th August, Wednesday Krishna Janmastami 9th September, Monday Ganesh Chaturthi 2nd October, Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi 13th October, Sunday Vijaya Dashami 16th October, Wednesday Bakri Id 3rd November, Sunday Diwali 14th November, Thursday Muharram 17th November, Sunday Guru Nanak Jayanthi 25th December, Wednesday Christmas

Latest gk December 2012

Who has been appointed as the coach of Hyderabad team of Indian Premier League? Tom Moody Which company has tied-up with ICICI Bank to offer money transfer services? Tata Teleservices Which micro-blogging site has announced that they have reached 200 million active users? Twitter Who is appointed as CFO of Twitter? Mike Gupta Expand UAPA. (Hint: Unlawful) Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill Why was designer Ravi Bajaj in news recently? Ravi Bajaj completed 25 years in fashion industry

Hockey India League 2013

How many teams will contest in Hockey India League tournament? 6 teams Who owns Uttar Pradesh Wizards team in Hockey India League? Sahara India Pariwar Who is the head coach of Uttar Pradesh Wizards in Hockey India League? Roelant Oltmans Who owns Delhi Wave Riders team in Hockey India League? Wave Group Who owns Punjab Warriors team in Hockey India League? Jaypee Group Who is the head coach of Punjab Warriors team in Hockey India League? Barry Dancer Who own Ranchi Rhinos team in Hockey India League? Patel-Uniexel group Who is the head coach of Ranchi Rhinos team in Hockey India League? Gregg Clark Who owns Mumbai Magician team in Hockey India League? Dabur India Ltd. Who is the head coach of Mumbai Magicians team in Hockey India League? Ric Charlesworth Who has got the Broadcasting rights for Hockey India League? ESPN Star Sports Who are appointed as the Competition director of Hockey India League tournament? Steve Catton & Barry Anderson

Online gk for IAS prelims 2013

Which European country is hit by severe cold as temperature dropped to -17 C leaving 37 people dead? Ukraine Which place in Russia have been hit by chronic gas and power shortage as temperature is dropped to -20 C? Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) Who is elected as the 1st woman president of Chicago-based Federation of Indian Associations? Rita Singh Name the Konkani film selected for Bangalore film festival 2012. Ujwaadu, spoken by Gowd Saraswath Brahmins Name the 1st long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft which was handed over to Indian Navy at the Boeing facility at Seattle in America. P-8I

17th December 2012 quiz

Name the Indian male actor whose life story has been included in a chapter for students of CBSE in the Learning to Communicate. Rajnikanth What is the minimum marks in graduation set by Guwahati high court for candidates to appear in the Teacher Eligibility Test? 50% Which Indian state launched 'Saad Sanvaad', a community policing initiative? Goa Which Indian state allows iPads and Laptops in the assembly, legalized by speaker G.Karthikeyan during zero hour? Kerala Who won the Kathakali award 2012 in Kerala? Kalamandalam Vasu Pisharody

Rajasthan Ratna award 2012

Rajasthan Ratna award 2012 Maand singer Allah Jilai Bai Poet Kanhaiyalal Sethia Authors Komal Kothari, Laxmi Kumari Chundawat and Vijay Dan Detha Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh and Grammy award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Note: Rs 1 lakh as cash, a shawl and a citation by the state governor, chief minister and minister of art and culture, Rajasthan highest civilian award.

General Awareness for competitive exams 2012-13

Name the Indian who wrote lyrics of 2 songs 'I Be Here' and 'I have Secrets' which is in the list of 75 songs chosen for Oscar nomination under original song category. Sherin Catherine Which Indian state was awarded for the state's highest growth rate among larger states during the 11th five year plan? Bihar What are the software's students registered for ICAI will deal with as a part of advanced IT course with effect from 1st August 2013? Oracle, SAP and ERP What is the expected wheat export in the 2012-13 marketing year as per United States Department of Agriculture? 6 million tonnes Which country won all the titles at the World Junior Table Tennis championships 2012 held at the Sports Authority of Andra Pradesh indoor stadium? China Expand DDoS. (Hint: Denial) Distributed Denial of Services

List of white and black listed banks in Bihar for loan disbursal

White listed by Bihar government for overall performance in loan disbursal in priority and agricultural sectors Bank of India Allahad Bank HDFC Bank UCO Bank and Canara Bank Black listed by Bihar government for non-performance in loan disbusal in priority and agricultural sectors Punjab National Bank ICICI Bank Andhra Bank Bank of Maharashtra Punjab and Sindh Bank Vijaya Bank Federal Bank Jammu and Kashmir Bank South Indian Bank ING Vaysya Bank Kotak Mahindra Bank Bombay Merchandile Cooperative Bank and Tapeshwar Urban Cooperative Bank Note: Next review due in April 2013

Sample gk question and answers for AILET 2013

Which education board plans to deliver evaluated answer sheets of Class X to email by 2013? CBSE Where in India Rann Utsav 2012 will be held? Kutch, Gujarat Who is appointed as CMD of Dena Bank? Ashwani Kumar Name the pharmaceuticals who won the national energy conservation award 2012? IOL Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Name the inventor of bar code who died suffering from Alzheimer's disease and aging? Norman Joesph Woodland Who became the 1st woman President of the Federation of India Chambers of Commerce and Industry? Naina Lal Kidwai

Top 5 current affairs for December 2012

Which country will host the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2013? Iran at Tehran Name the index launched by BSE to track the current primary market conditions in the Indian capital market. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Expand NBFCs. (Hint: Finance) Non-banking Finance Companies Which airways introduced 'Cash on Delivery' option in association with GharPay? Jet Airways Who won the 2012 Race of Champions Asia to qualify for Nations Cup? Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok Which company retained its top slot in Fortune 500 India list? Indian Oil Corporation

Complete list of ministers of Nagaland

Who is the Chief Minister of Nagaland? Shri. Neiphiu Rio Who is the Home minister of Nagaland? Shri. Imkong Imchen Who is the minister for Information Technology & Technical Education, Labour & Employment, P&AR, Finance, Sericulture of Nagaland? Shri. Neiphiu Rio Who is the minister for Urban Development, Higher Education of Nagaland? Dr. Shurhozelie Who is the minister for Planning & Coordination, Evaluation, Parliamentary Affairs of Nagaland? Shri. T.R. Zeliang Who is the minister for Roads & Bridges of Nagaland? Shri. G. Kaito Aye Who is the minister for School Education, SCERT of Nagaland? Shri. Nyiewang Konyak Who is the minister for Power, Election of Nagaland? Shri. Doshehe Y. Sema Who is the minister for Planning Soil & Water Conservation, Land Resources Development of Nagaland? Shri. P. Longon Who is the minister for Medical & Health of Nagaland? Shri. Kuzholuzo Nienu Who is the minister for Forest, Environment, Ecology & Wild Life, Excise of Na

Cabinet ministers of Meghalaya

Who is the Chief Minister of Meghalaya? Dr. Mukul Sangma Who are the Deputy Chief Ministers of Meghalaya? B.M.Lanong Rowell Lyngdoh Who is the minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Arts & Culture, Law, Mining & Geology, Sports & Youth Affairs? B.M.Lanong Who is the minister for Health & Family Welfare, Labour of Meghalaya? Rowell Lyngdoh Who is the minister for Elections, Printing & Stationery, Social Welfare of Meghalaya? J. Antonius Lyngdoh Who is the minister for Excise Registration Taxation Stamps, Information & Public Relations, Power & Transport of Meghalaya? Abu Taher Mondal Who is the minister for Planning Education, Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Revenue & Disaster Management , Soil & Water Conservation of Meghalaya? Prof. Roytre Christopher Laloo Who is the minister for Border Areas Development, Forests & Environment, Sericulture & Weaving of Meghalaya? Prestone Tynsong Who is the minister for Public Works, Dist

Full list of Cabinet ministers 2014 Sikkim

Who is the Chief Minister of Sikkim? Mr. Pawan Chamling Who is the minister for Roads and Bridges and Cooperation Departments of Sikkim? Mr. Ran Bahadur Subba Who is the minister for Home Department, Finance Revenue and Expenditure, Development Planning, Economic Reforms and North East Council Affairs? Mr. Pawan Chamling Who is the minister for Water Security and Public Health Engineering and Transport Departments of Sikkim? Mr. Thenlay Tshering Bhutia Who is the minister for Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare, Food Security and Agriculture Development and Horticulture & Cash Crops Development and Parliamentary Affairs Department of Sikkim? Mr. Dawa Norbu Takarpa Who is the minister Human Resource Development, Sports and Youth Affairs and Information Technology Department of Sikkim? Mr. Narendra Kumar Pradhan Who is the minister for Urban Development and Housing, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department of Sikkim? Mr. Dil Bahadur Thapa

Construction Week Award 2012

HSE Initiative of the Year - Al Futtaim Carillion CSR Initiative of the Year - Omran Sustainability Initiative of the Year - Al Futtaim Carillion Infrastructure Project of the Year - Hodariyat Bridge - VSL and AST Sustainable Project of the Year - Masdar Institute of Science & Technology - MASDAR Tower Project of the Year  - Gate Towers - Hill International Commercial Project of the Year - The Avenue - Meraas Holding Hospitality Project of the Year - Royal Opera House - Carillion Alawi Project Manager of the Year - Eddie Pickles - Alec Engineer of the Year - Angelo Manasero - Dutco Balfour Beatty Construction Executive of the Year - Barry Lewis - ALEC GCC Developer of the Year - Sorouh Consultant of the Year - Atkins Sub Contractor of the Year - ETA Star Contractor of the Year - ALEC Overall Project of the Year - Masdar Institute of Science & Technology - MASDAR Lifetime Achievement Award - Mohammed Al Rais - Hill International

Latest current affairs December 2012

Trek to which pilgrimage in India will now need a health certificate as per Supreme court directions? Amarnath cave As per which High court in India wife could ask for maintenance if husband gets another wife to live with? Bombay High Court Expand ICR. (Hint: Character) Intelligent Character Recognition Name the Canadian kabaddi player who has been tested positive of doping in the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup. Varinder SIngh Dhanoa Which company was named Consultant of the year at the Construction Week Awards 2012? Atkins Where in India Panasonic opened its 1st manufacturing unit? Haryana

GK for Bank exam 2012-13

Name the Sitar maestro who died recently. Pandit Ravi Shankar Which online auction website sold 1st edition of Indian constitution signed by 1st president of India Rajdendra Prasad for 40.000 pounds? Sotheby's Which Indian state is offering free books to students up to class 12 living Below Poverty Live? Tripura Name the 1st Uttarkhand Chief Minister who died after a prolonged illness. Nityanand Swamy Which Indian state is organising State Archery Championship 2012? Jharkhand

Free general awareness for upcoming online IBPS exam 2012

Which rank does India hold in recently released ICC Twenty20 rankings for 2012? 3rd rank Who soled over 1 crore of DLF shares to 9 other promoter entities? Pia Singh Where in India Sufi and Mystic Music festival is scheduled to be held on 12th December 2012? Raipur Where in India cloud-connected eHealth centre would be established? Kaithal district of Haryana Name the Russian opera singer, the widow of Mastisalv Rostropovich ho is known for her interpretations of great opera roles died recently. Galina Vishnevskaya

GK updates December 2012

Who has begun indefinite fast in Haridwar to protest against resumption of quarrying and stone crushing in sensitive areas close to Ganga? Swami Poornanad Sarswati What is the theme for the celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda given by Arunachal Pradesh? Wake up Bharat! Enlighten the World Wipro recently sold its Sunflower Vanaspati brand to which US food processing company? Cargill Which 2 cities in Punjab would have trade centers within 2 years span? Amritsar and Mohali Name the Japanese vehicle manufacturer who launched its production in Veerapanenigudem, Vijayawada exactly 24 months after the foundation stone was laid for the project. Kyokuto Kaihastsu Kogyo Company Limited

Sample question and answers for IBPS clerk exam 2012-13

How many courts is Indian Government planning to setup at the taluk level to save rural people the trouble of having to travel to district headquarters? 2,500 courts Name the party launched by former Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S.Yeddyurappa in Karnataka. Karnataka Janata Party Which Indian state accepted the (MAP policy) medicinal and aromatic plants policy draft? Arunachal Pradesh Name the British astronomer and broadcaster who hosted the show The Sky at Night on BBC television who died at his home in Selsey. Sir Patrick Moore Where in India solar-powered bus shelters under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme was opened recently? Tiruchi or Tiruchy Who won the National championship title at the MRF National Supercross Championship held at Kalamassery, India? Veer Patel

Cricket T20 2012 for Blind in Bangalore, December 2012 GK updates

Which country won the T20 cricket for blind held in Bangalore at the Aditya Global Sports ground? Pakistan After the success of Japanese firm Neemrana which Asian country is planning to setup manufacturing zone in Rajasthan? South Korea Which bank has sanctioned Rs.2,354.40 crore for road renovation and re-construction of 19 road networks in Chhattisgarh? Asian Development Bank Where in Andhra Pradesh a nuclear power plant with 6 light weight nuclear reactors 1000 MW capacity each would be setup? Srikakulam Name the French island, a vacation destination which is hit by violent attacks. Corsica Which place in Karnataka could be called India's 'tender coconut capital'? Maddur

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 Bolt Jamaica Gold Yohan Blake Jamaica Silver Justin Gatlin USA Bronze 200m Usain Bolt Jamaica Gold Yohan Blake Jamaica Silver Warren Weir Jamaica Bronze 400m Kirani James Grenada Gold Luguelin Santos Dominican Republic Silver Lalonde Gordon Trinidad and Tobago Bronze 800m David Lekuta Kenya Gold Nijel Amos Botswana Silver Timothy Kitum Kenya Bronze 1500m Taoufik Makhloufi Algeria Gold Leonel Manazano USA Silver Abdalaati Iguder Morocco Bronze 5000m Mohamed Farah Great Britian Gold Dejen Gebremeskel Ethiopia Silver Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa Kenya Bronze 10000m Mohamed Farah Great Britian Gold Galen Rupp USA Silver Tariku Bekele Ethiopia Bronze Marathon Stephen Kiprotich Uganda Gold Abel Kirui Kenya Silver Wison Kipsang Kiprotich Kenya Bronze 3000m Steeplechasen Ezekiel Kemboi Kenya Gold Mahiedine Mekhhissi-Benabbad France Silver Abel Kiprop Mutai Kenya Bronze 110m Hurdles Aries Merritt USA Gold Jason Richardson USA Silver Hansle Parchment Jamaica Bron

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

COUNTRY GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL United States of America 46 29 29 104 China 38 27 23 88 United Kingdom 29 17 19 65 Russian Federation 24 25 33 82 Korea, North 13 8 7 27 Germany 11 19 14 44 France 11 11 12 34 Italy 8 9 11 28 Hungary 8 4 5 17 Australia 7 16 12 35 Japan 7 14 17 38 Kazakhstan 7 1 5 13 Netherlands 6 6 8 20 Ukraine 6 5 9 15 Cuba 5 3 6 14 New Zealand 5 3 5 13 Iran 4 5 3 12 Jamaica 4 4 4 10 Czech Republic 4 3 3 10 Korea, South 4 0 2 6 Spain 3 10 4 17 Brazil 3 5 9 17 Belarus 3 5 5 13 South Africa 3 2 1 6 Ethiopia 3 1 3 7 Croatia 3 1 2 6 Romania 2 5 2 9 Kenya 2 4 5 11 Denmark 2 4 3 9 Azerbaijan 2 2 6 10 Poland 2 2 6 10 Turkey 2 2 1 5 Switzerland 2 2 0 4 Lithuania 2 1 2 5 Norway 2 1 1 4 Canada 1 5 12 18 Sweden 1 4 3 8 Colombia 1 3 4 8 Georgia 1 3 3 7 Mexico 1 3 3 7 Ireland 1 1 3 5 Argentina 1 1 2 4 Slovenia 1 1 2 4 Serbia 1 1 2 4 Tunisia 1 1 1 3 Dominican Republic 1 1 2 Trinidad and Tobago 1 3 4 Uzbekistan 1 3 4 Latvia 1 1 2 Algeria 1 1 Bahamas 1 1 Grenada 1 1 Uganda 1 1 Venezue

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

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

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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 Cric

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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 Hyek Republic of Korea Gold Furukawa Takah Japan Silver Dai Xiaoxiang People's Republic of China Bronze _______________________________________ Women's Individual KI Bo Bae Republic of Korea Gold Roman Aida Mexico Silver Avitia Mariana Mexico Bronze ________________________________________ Men's Team Italy Gold United States of America Silver Republic of Korea Bronze ________________________________________ Women's Team Republic of Korea Gold People's Republic of China Silver Japan Bronze

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

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

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

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,

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