Some Computer terms for IT officer IBPS exam

Extended Memory Specification
Extended Graphics Adapter
What You See Is What You Get
World Wide Web
Windows Random Access Memory
Write Once-Read Many
Wide Area Network
Video Random Access Memory
Video Graphics Array
Video Electronics Standards Association

Jharkhand record Kharif crop produce, Djokovic won Australian Open 2012, 29th January 2012

Which Indian state produced record Kharif crop since its creation in the year 2000?

Which state's theme has been set in 26th Surajkund Crafts Mela in Faridabad, Haryana?

Who won Grand slam title in men's Australian Open 2012?

Name the former president of Italy who died recently.
Oscar Luigi Scalfaro

What rank does India hold as steel maker in 2011 as per World Steel Association?
4th rank

Who won the women's snooker title at the Manisha National Billiards and Snooker Championship?

List of Hindi Movies released in January 2012

Hindi Movies released in January 2012
Movie NameActorsRelease Date
PlayersAbhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Bipasha Basu6th Jan 2012
Tutiya DilSuzanna Mukherjee, Sidhant Kapur, Nikhil Sabharwal13th Jan 2012
Chaalis ChauraasiNaseeruddin Shah, Atul Kulkarni, Shwetha Bharadwaj13th Jan 2012
3 BachelorSharman Joshi, Manish, Riya Sen13th Jan 2012
Staying AliveAnant Mahadevan, Saurabh Shukla, Sanjay Swaraj13th Jan 2012
Sadda AddaKaranvir Sharma, Rohin Bhaumi, Sampat13th Jan 2012
Chaar Din Ki ChandniTusshar Kapoor, Kulraj Randhawa, Anupam Kher13th Jan 2012
GhostShiney Ahuja, Sayali Bhagat, Tej Sapru13th Jan 2012
AgneepathHrithik Roshan, Priyanaka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt26th Jan 2012

List of English movies released in January 2012

English Movies released in January 2012
Movie NameActorsRelease Date
Beneath The DarknessDennis Quaid,Tony Oller,Aimee teegarden6th Jan 2012
Apollo 18Lloyd Owen,Warren Christie6th Jan 2012
The Devil InsideFernanda Andrade,Simon Quarterman,Evan Helmuth6th Jan 2012
BlitzJason Statham,Luke Evans,David Morrissey13th Jan 2012
Aurther ChristmanJames McAvoy,Hugh Laurie,Jim Broadbent13th Jan 2012
The Darkest HourOlivia Thirlby,Emile Hirsch,Rachael Taylor13th Jan 2012
Joyful NoiseQueen Latifah,Dolly Parton,Keke Palmer13th Jan 2012
Red TailsCuba Gooding Jr,Terrence Howard,Daniela Ruah20th Jan 2012
J.EdgarLeonardo DiCaprio,Armie Hammer,Naomi Watts20th Jan 2012
Underworld:AwakeningKate Beckinsale,Scott Speedman,Bill Nighy20th Jan 2012
HaywireGina Carano,Antonio Banderas,Michael Douglas26th Jan 2012
The DescendantsGeorge Clooney,Shailene Woodley,Mary Birdsong26th Jan 2012
ContrabandMark Wahlberg,Kate Beckinsale,Ben Foster26th Jan 2012
Man On A LedgeSam Worthington,Elizabeth Banks,Jamie Bell27th Jan 2012
The GreyLiam Neeson,Frank Grillo,Dermot Mulroney27th Jan 2012
Albert NobbsGlenn Close,Mia Wasikowska,Aaron Johnson27th Jan 2012
We Need To Talk About KevinTilda Swinton,John C. Reilly,Ezra Miller27th Jan 2012

Ranbir Kapoor and Vidya Balan - 57th Filmfare Award winners Video

Ranbir Kapoor won the best actor (Male) award for his rocking performance in the movie rockstar and Vidya Balan won the best actor (Female) award for her stunning performance in the movie Dirty Picture.

Best Costumes
Niharika Khan,The Dirty Picture
Best Sound Design
Nakul Kamte, Don-2
Best Production/Art Direction
Shashank Tere, Delhi Belly
Best Editing
Huzefa Lokhandwala, Delhi Belly
Best Cinematography
Carlos Catalon, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Action
Action Concepts, Don-2
Best Background Score
Ranjit Barot, Shaitan
Best SFX
Red Chillied VFX, RA.One
Best Choreographer
Bosco-Caesar, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Debutant Female
Parineeti Chopra, Ladies V/s Ricky Bahl
Best Debutant Male
Vidyut Jamwal, Force
Best Debutant Director
Abhinay Deo, Delhi Belly
RD BURMAN award for Upcoming talent in field of music
Krsna, Tanu Weds Manu
Playback Singer Female
Rekha Bharadwaj and Usha Uthup, Darling (7 Khoon Maaf)
Playback Singer Male
Mohit Chauhan, Jo Bhi Mein Kehna Chahoon-Rockstar
Best Lyrics
Irshad Kamil-Nadaan Parindey, Rockstar
Best Music
A R Rahman, Rockstar
Idea Sony Scene Of the year
The Dirty Picture
Life-Time Achievement Award
Aruna Irani
Best Actor In a Supporting role(Female)
Rani Mukerji, No one killed Jessica
Best Actor In a Supporting role(Male)
Farhan Akhtar, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Story
Sanjay Chouhan, I am Kalam
Best Screenplay
Akshat Verma, Delhi Belly
Best Dialogue
Farhan Akhtar, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Critics' Award for Best Film
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Critics' Award for Best Actress
Priyanka Chopra, 7 Khoon Maaf
Critics' Award for Best Actor
Ranbir Kapoor, Rockstar
Special Jury Certificate for Outstanding Talent
Partho Gupte, Stanley Ka Dabba
Best Director
Zoya Akhtar, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Film
Ritesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

2012 Australian Open Quiz

Who won the men's singles title in the 2012 Australian open tennis championship?
Novak Djokovic(Serbia)

Who is the runner-up of the women's singles final of 2012 Australian open tennis championship?
Maria Sharapova(Russia)

Which player played his 1000th tennis match in 2012 Australian open tennis championship?
Roger Federer(Swiss)

What was the duration of the men's singles final of 2012 Australian open tennis championship?
5hrs 53mins

Who was first ever Japanese tennis player to reach the men's quarterfinals in 2012 Australian open tennis championship?
Kei Nishikori(Japan)

Who won the women's singles final 2012 Australian open tennis championship?
Victoria Azarenka(Belarusian)
Who won the Men's Doubles in 2012 Australian open tennis Championship?
Leander Paes(India) and Radek Stepanek(Czech Republic)

Who won the women's Doubles in 2012 Australian open tennis championship?
Svetlana Kuznetsova(Russia) and Vera Zvonareva(Russia)

Who won the Mixed Doubles in 2012 Australian open tennis championship?
Bethanie Mattek-Sands(USA) and Horia Tecau(Romania)

Djokovic Australian Open champion 2012 - Video

Novak Djokovic has clinched 2012 Australian Open Championship title.  It was a thrilling match which went on for almost six hours. Novak won the match by defeating Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5. This is the longest final match in Australian Open championship ever.

Here's the final moments of the Men's singles final match

Leander Paes - Australian Open 2012 Doubles Championship Video

Leander Paes (India) and Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic) won the Mens doubles Australian Open 2012 final match played against Bryan Brothers. They defeated Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan 7-6 (7-1), 6-2. Here's the glimpse of the final moments of the match

Macho Mustafa most expensive bengali film,Australian Open 2012 results,28th January 2012

Which country teaches Sanskrit Language Studies and claims it helps children understand English?
New Zealand

Who won the Australian Open 2012 doubles final?
Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek

Who won her first Grand slam title in woman's Australian Open 2012?
Victoria Azarenka

How many new planets spread among 11 solar systems have been discovered?

Which country's Prime Minister is set to receive honorary D.Litt degree at a convocation at Kurukshetra University?
Navin Chandra Ramgoolam, Prime Minister of Mauritius

Where is India's second rubber park established?
Bodhungnagar in western Tripura

Name the mobile brand launched by K.R.Mangalam Group.

Which 3 countries have joined hand to avert European crisis damage to Asia?
India, Japan and South Korea

Which long-vacant post of National Highways Authority of India is opened to be filled by private sector?
NHAI chairman post

Name the Ex-Palm chief who quit HP recently.
Jon Rubinstein

Name the most expensive upcoming bengali film featuring real life car blasts and underwater shooting off Mauritius with a budget of Rs.7 crore.
Macho Mustafa

Kerala governor Farook, Plastic currency notes Rs.10 - January 27th 2012

Name the pilotless aircraft which was successfully tested recently.

India has become the 32nd signatory for the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matter of which Paris-based organisation?
Organisation for Economic Cooperation Development(OECD)

What is the Fitch's downgraded ratings of Belgium, Cyprus, Italy, Solvenia and Spain?
AA from AA+,BBB- from BBB,A- from A+,A from AA- and A from AA-

Name the Kerala state governor who passed away recently.

Which Indian state is likely to include solar plants to be part of state housing projects?

What is proposal from RBI with respect to currency notes of Rs.10 denomination?
To introduce Plastic currency notes of Rs.10

Which country will replace United States in Olympic men's qualifiers in New Delhi as per International Hockey Federation?

Who is to be held responsible for fake notes in ATMs?

Name the Indian origin MP who will head a German parliamentary committee.
Sebastian Edathy

Name the Premier of Australia's Victoria state who is all set to lead the largest-ever Australian trade mission to India.
Ted Baillieu

How many additional British Trade Offices is UK planning to open in India?

Entertainment Update 2012: List of Telugu movies released in January 2012

Telugu Movies released in January 2012
Movie NameActorsRelease Date
Bachelors 2Jakir6th January 2012
CompanySuresh, Swathi Varma, Murali Krishna6th January 2012
Business manMahesh Babu, Kajal Agarwal, Prakash Raj13th January 2012
BodyguardVenkatesh, Trisha krishnan, Saloni Aswani14th January 2012
NandeeswaruduNandamuri Tarakaratna, Sheena Shahabadi, Suman15th January 2012
RoudramJeeva, Shriya Saran, Prakash Raj20th January 2012
AyyareRajendra Prasad, Shivaji, Anisha Singh20th January 2012
AnwarPrthviraj, Mamta Mohandas, Prakash Raj21st January 2012
SnehituduVijay, Ileana D Cruz, Jeeva26th January 2012
Deshaniki OkkaduPa.Vijay, Remya Nambeeshan, Namitha27th January 2012

Entertainment Update: List of Tamil movies released in January 2012

Tamil Movies released in January 2012
Movie NameActorsRelease Date
VinayagaKrishnudu, Santhanam, Sonia Deepti6th January 2012
Madhuvum MythiliyumYuvan, Srji, Mdhan Bob6th January 2012
NanbanVijay, Ileana D Cruz, Jeeva12th January 2012
KollaikaranVidhaarth, Sanchita Shetty, Ravishankar P13th January 2012
VettaiArya, Amala Paul, Madhavan14th January 2012
MedhaiRamarajan, Kavusika, Vadivelu15th January 2012
Theni MaavattamGopalkandhan, Varsha26th January 2012
Anbulla DurogiKrish, Varsha, Chaplin Balu26th January 2012
Settai Dhanam26th January 2012
PaariRahul, Teena26th January 2012

Entertainment News or Update: List of Malayalam movies released in January 2012

Malayalam Movies released in January 2012
Movie NameActorsRelease Date
AsuravithuAsif Ali, Nivin Pauly, Jagathy Sreekumar6th January 2012
KunjaliyanJayasurya, Ananya, Maniyan Pilla Raju6th January 2012
Padmashree Bharath Dr.Saroj KumarSreenivasan, Mamta Mohandas, Mukesh13th January 2012
Spanish MasalaDileep, Kunchako Boban, Daniela Zacheri20th January 2012
CasanovvaMohanlal, Shriya Saran, Lakshmi Rai26th January 2012
GrihanathanMukesh, Sonia Agarwal, Jagathy Sreekumar28th January 2012

Entertainment Update: List of Kannada Movies released in January 2012

Kannada Movies released in January 2012
Movie NameActorsRelease Date
ShaktiMalashri, Ravishanker, Sayaji Shinde6th January 2012
Ko KoSrinagara Kitty, Priyamani, Harshika Poonachcha13th January 2012
SidlinguYogesh, Ramya, Achyuth Kumar13th January 2012
ArakshakaUpendra, Sada, Ragini26th January 2012

Indian woman pilot air force contingent,Aircel CMO,January 2012 updates,26th January 2012

Who has been appointed as UNSC's special adviser on Myanmar?
Vijay Nambiar

Which film directed by Ashvin kumar was released online on 26th January 2012?
Inshallah Kashmir: Living Terror

Name the woman pilot who led the Air Force contingent creating history at the 63rd Republic Day parade.
Sneha Shekhawat

Which cinema feature ended 35 mm's 120 year old dominance?
Digital cinema

Name Aircel's CMO who quit recently.
Rahul Saighal

Who has been appointed as coach of Sri Lankan cricket team?
Graham Ford

Who won the 2012 Sundance Institute-Mahindra Global Filmmaking award?
Directors: Indian Shonali Bose, Australian Ariel Kleiman, South African Etienne Kallos and Dominga Sotomayor from Chile

Novel releases in January 2012

Lunatics by Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel (Release date 10th Jan 2012)
Lunatics is a story of two men whose paths cross and through a series of escalating events ended up in running for their lives

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Release date 10th Jan 2012)
It is a story about a teenage girl with terminal cancer whose expectations for her life and death are challenged when a handsome guy joins the cancer support group and their lives connect

The Operators by Michael Hastings (Release date 10th Jan 2012)
It is a controversial look at the war in Afghanistan by the journalist who wrote the 2010 Rolling Stone article about the war that let to the firing of General Stanley McChrystal

The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey (Release date 24th Jan 2012)

A Grown Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson (Release date 25th Jan 2012)
This books is about three generations of women in Mississippi. Ginny gave birth to Liza when she was 15 and Liza had Mosey when she is 15 and now Mosey is 15 and the women are worried about an unplanned pregnancy,but unfortunately the family curse hits in worse ways than that.

Apsara Awards 2012

Best Actor (male)
Ranbir Kapoor - Rockstar
Best Actor (female)
Vidya Balan - The Dirty Picture
Best film
Zindagi Na Meligi Dobara
Best Director
Zoya Akhtar - Zindagi Na Meligi Dobara
Best Supporting actor (male)
Farhan Akhtar - Zindagi Na Meligi Dobara
Best Supporting actor (female)
Parineeti - Ladies vs Ricky Bahl
Best Debutant actor (male)
Rana Dagubati - Dum Maro Dum
Best Debutant actor (female)
Parineeti - Ladies vs Ricky Bahl
Best Choreography
Bosco-Caesar - Desi Boyz
Best Lyrics
Irshad Kamil - Naadan Parindey - Rockstar
Best Music
A.R.Rahman - Rockstar
Best Singer (male)
Mohit Chauhan - Sadda haq - Rockstar
Best Singer (female)
Shreya Ghoshal - Teri Meri - Bodyguard
Special Award
Amitha Bachchan

January month current affairs 2012, 25th January 2012

Name the bike priced 1.17 lakh unveiled by bajaj recently.
KTM Duke 200

Who has been awarded Ashok Chakra for LoC encounter?
Lieutenant Navdeep Singh

Name the renowned Kerala writer who passed away recently.
Sukumar Azhikode

'Brand Kerala', was part of which tourism fair which concluded recently?
International Tourism Trade Fair(FITUR) 2012

After which sporting person has Madhya Pradesh decided to set up museum?
Dhyan Chand

Who inaugurated the 36th Kolkata Book Fair?
Italian author Beppe Severgni

Which country posted first annual trade deficit since 1980?

Who has been appointed as officer in the general division of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to cricket?
Ricky Ponting

15,000 people from which Indian city participated in a mass singing of national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' to create a world record in the process?

What value of trade target has been fixed between India and Thailand?
$14 billion

General Knowledge for competitive exams, 24th January 2012

What is the prevailing CRR as on 25th January 2012?

Which material is used by scientists to further reduce heat generated from computers?
Graphene - the thinnest material known to science

Which investment banking topped Indian deal maker in 2011?
Morgan Stanley

Who is the MD and head of investment banking at Morgan Stanley?
Aisha de Seqeira

What could be the possible medium used to check blood sugar levels in humans?

Who resigned as SAARC Secretary General?
Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed

Which player achieved 13,000 run mark in test cricket recently?
Ricky Ponting

Which tennis player is set to lose No.1 spot in woman's category?
Caroline Wozniacki

Which Indian film failed to secure a place in the final nomination list of the 84th Academy Awards?
DAM 999

A film on which Jamaican reggae star would be presented at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012?
Bob Marley

What is the Standard and Poor's downgraded rating of France's sovereign wealth fund Caisse des Depots et Consignations?
AA+ from AAA

Padma Shri Awardees 2012 complete list

Shri Vanraj Bhatia
Art - Music Maharashtra
Shri Zia Fariduddin Dagar
Art - Music - vocal Maharashtra
Smt. Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi
Art - Music- Khongjom Parba Manipur
Shri Ramachandra Subraya Hegde Chittani
Art - Yakshagana dance drama Karnataka
Shri Moti Lal Kemmu
Art - Playwright Jammu and Kashmir
Shri Shahid Parvez Khan
Art - Instrumental Music-Sitar Maharashtra
Shri Mohan Lal Kumhar
Art - Terracotta Rajasthan
Shri Sakar Khan Manganiar
Art - Rajasthani Folk Music Rajasthan
Smt. Joy Michael
Art - Theatre Delhi
Dr. Minati Mishra
Art - Indian Classical Dance-Odissi. Orissa
Shri Natesan Muthuswamy
Art - Theatre. Tamil Nadu
Smt. R. Nagarathnamma
Art - Theatre Karnataka
Shri Kalamandalm Sivan Nambootiri
Art - Indian Classical Dance- Kutiyattam Kerala
Smt. Yamunabai Waikar
Art - Indian Folk Music-Lavani. Maharashtra
Shri Satish Alekar
Art - Playwright Maharashtra
Pandit Gopal Prasad Dubey
Art - Chhau dance and choreography Jharkhand
Shri Ramakant Gundecha
Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal Madhya Pradesh
Shri Umakant Gundecha
Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal Madhya Pradesh
Shri Anup Jalota
Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal Maharashtra
Shri Soman Nair Priyadarsan
Art - Cinema- Direction Kerala
Shri Sunil Janah
Art-Photography Assam
Ms. Laila Tyebji
Art-Handicrafts Delhi
Shri Vijay Sharma
Art-Painting Himachal Pradesh
Smt. Shamshad Begum
Social Work Chattisgarh
Smt. Reeta Devi
Social Work Delhi
Dr. P.K. Gopal
Social Work Tamil Nadu
Smt. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav
Social Work Chattisgarh
Dr. G. Muniratnam
Social Work Andhra Pradesh
Shri Niranjan Pranshankar Pandya
Social Work Maharashtra
Dr. Uma Tuli
Social Work Delhi
Shri Sat Paul Varma
Social Work Jammu and Kashmir
Smt.Binny Yanga
Social Work Arunachal Pradesh
Shri Yezdi Hirji Malegam
Public Affairs Maharashtra
Shri Pravin H. Parekh
Pubic Affairs Delhi
Dr. V. Adimurthy
Science and Engineering Kerala
Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha
Science and Engineering - Agriculture Delhi
Prof. Virander Singh Chauhan
Science and Engineering Delhi
Prof. Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai
Science and Engineering Jammu and Kashmir
Dr. Vijaypal Singh
Science and Engineering - Agricultural Research Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Lokesh Kumar Singhal
Science and Engineering Punjab
Dr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan
Science and Engineering Karnataka
Prof. Jagadish Shukla
Science and Engineering USA
Ms. Priya Paul
Trade and Industry Delhi
Shri Shoji Shiba
Trade and Industry Japan
Shri Gopinath Pillai
Trade and Industry Singapore
Shri Arun Hastimal Firodia
Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Dr. Swati A. Piramal
Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Prof. Mahdi Hasan
Medicine-Anatomy Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Viswanathan Mohan
Medicine - Diabetology Tamil Nadu
Dr. J. Hareendran Nair
Medicine - Ayurveda Kerala
Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan
Medicine - Geriatrics Tamil Nadu
Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh
Medicine - Oncology Bihar
Dr. Shrinivas S. Vaishya
Medicine-Healthcare Daman and Diu
Dr. Nitya Anand
Medicine - Drugs Research Uttar Pradesh
Late Dr. Jugal Kishore
Medicine - Homoeopathy Delhi
Dr. Mukesh Batra
Medicine-Homeopathy Maharashtra
Dr. Eberhard Fischer
Literature and Education Switzerland
Shri Kedar Gurung
Literature and Education Sikkim
Shri Surjit Singh Patar
Literature and Education - Poetry Punjab
Shri Vijay Dutt Shridhar
Literature and Education - Journalism Madhya Pradesh
Shri Irwin Allan Sealy
Literature and Education Uttarakhand
Ms. Geeta Dharmarajan
Literature and Education Delhi
Prof. Sachchidanand Sahai
Literature and Education Haryana
Smt. Pepita Seth
Literature and Education Kerala
Dr. Ralte L. Thanmawia
Literature and Education Mizoram
Shri Ajeet Bajaj
Sports - Skiing Delhi
Smt. Jhulan Goswami
Sports - Women's Cricket West Bengal
Shri Zafar Iqbal
Sports-Hockey Uttar Pradesh
Shri Devendra Jhajrija
Sports - Athletics- Paralympics Rajasthan
Shri Limba Ram
Sports - Archery Rajasthan
Shri Syed Mohammed Arif
Sports - Badminton Andhra Pradesh
Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi
Sports- Commentary Delhi
Shri Prabhakar Vaidya
Sports-Physical Education Maharashtra
Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar
Others-Horticulture Puducherry
Dr. K. (Kota) Ullas Karanth
Others-Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection Karnataka
Shri K Paddayya
Others-Archaeology Maharashtra
Shri Swapan Guha
Others-Ceramics Rajasthan
Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai
Others - Environmental Education Gujarat

List of 2012 Padma Bhushan Awardees

Smt. Shabana Azmi
Art - Cinema Maharashtra
Shri Khaled Choudhury
Art - Theatre West Bengal
Shri Jatin Das
Art - Painting Delhi
Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta
Art - Instrumental Music - Sarod West Bengal
Shri Dharmendra Singh Deol alias Dharmendra
Art - Cinema Maharashtra
Dr. Trippunithwra Viswanathan Gopalkrishnan
Art - Classical vocal and instrumental music Tamil Nadu
Ms. Mira Nair
Art - Cinema Delhi
Shri M.S. Gopalakrishnan
Art - Instrumental Music-Violin Tamil Nadu
Shri Anish Kapoor
Art - Sculpture UK
Shri Satya Narayan Goenka
Social Work Maharashtra
Dr. (Judge) Patibandla Chandrasekhar Rao
Public Affairs Germany
Shri George Yong-Boon Yeo
Public Affairs Singapore
Prof. Shashikumar Chitre
Science and Engineering Maharashtra
Dr. M S Raghunathan
Science and Engineering Maharashtra
Shri Subbiah Murugappa Vellayan
Trade and Industry Tamil Nadu
Shri Balasubramanian Muthuraman
Trade and Industry Maharashtra
Dr.Suresh H. Advani
Medicine - Oncology Maharashtra
Dr.Noshir H Wadia
Medicine-Neurology Maharashtra
Dr.Devi Prasad Shetty
Medicine-Cardiology Karnataka
Prof.(Dr.)Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar
Literature and Education Maharashtra
Prof.Vidya Dehejia
Literature and Education USA
Prof.Arvind Panagariya
Literature and Education USA
Dr.Jose Pereira
Literature and Education USA
Dr.Homi K. Bhabha
Literature and Education UK
Shri N Vittal
Civil Service Kerala
Shri Mata Prasad
Civil Service Uttar Pradesh
Shri Ronen Sen
Civil Service West Bengal

Padma Vibhushan Awards 2012

Shri K G Subramanyan
Art-Painting & Sculpture West Bengal
Late Shri Mario De Miranda
Art-Cartoonist Goa
Late (Dr.)Bhupen Hazarika
Art- Vocal Music Assam
Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti
Medicine - Orthopedics Maharashtra
Shri T V Rajeswar
Civil Service Delhi

Current Affairs 2012 for Syndicate Bank exam, 23rd January 2012

Who won the Ranji Trophy 2011-12?

Name the Indian-American Journalist who has been named as Managing Editor of Wall Street Journal.
Raju Narisetti

Who took over the role of co-CEO of Research in Motion?
Thorsten Heins

What rank does India hold to have a nuclear submarine?
6th position

Name the youngest mayor of Otsu, Japan.
Naomi Koshi

Which parliament passed Armenian gernocide bill?
French Parliament

What product have Hitachi decided to stop producing?

Name the Srilankan cricketer who resigned as captain from all 3 forms of the game.

Current Affairs Quiz for Bank exam,Europena Union 2013,22nd January 2012

Which company awaits major buy back to boost its stock value?
RIL - Reliance Industries

Name the two back-end services firms that Kutch milk producers have set up.
STAKAPVPCL - Shree Abdasa Taluka Krishi Avam Pashupala in Gujarat and Upaj Producer Company limited in Dubai

Which country is set to join European Union in 2013?

Name the social news service acquired by twitter recently.

Name the year that is been celebrated across China?
Dragon year

Rajinikanth website runs without internet connection - Interesting Facts 2012

Rajnikanth Updates without INTERNET CONNECTION

Sample Current Affairs for KPSC exams, 21st January 2012

Who has been signed by Pune as player-mentor?

Name the new kind of train launched by China.
Magnetic train

Which auto-maker regained its title as the world's top-selling automaker in 2011?
General Motors

Who is appointed as COO of Intel?
Brain Krzanich

Who is appointed as Managing Editor of Wall Street Journal?
Raju Narisetti

Where did India open its 5th Consulate in US?

Current Affairs for IAS 2012-13 exam, 20th January 2012

Which photo pioneer company filed bankruptcy recently?

Which online video streaming site has launched a film festival?

Name the Indian wicketkeeper who is set to debut in place of MS Dhoni in test cricket against Australia.
Wriddhiman Saha

Name the app unveiled by Apple as an interactive textbook application.
e-textbooks app called iBooks

Where is the Jaipur Literature Festival held in India?
Diggi Palace, Jaipur

Which file-sharing website has US shut down recently?

Who has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO of Godrej Properties Limited?
Pirojsha Godrej

Petroleum ministry recently allowed import of?
ATF - Aviation Turbine Fuel

Latest current affairs for all exams, 19th January 2012

Name the media advisor to Prime Minister who resigned recently.
Harish Khare

Name the music composer the inspiration behind the song 'My Name is Anthony Gonsalves' who died recently.
Anthony Gonsalves

Who is set to take oath as justice in Jharkhand High Court?
Prakash Chandra Tatia

Name the world's first battery-free wireless mouse launched by Genius.

Where is India's first Startup Village is to be setup?
KINFRA Park, Kalamassery, Kochi

Expand SOPA
Stop Online Piracy Act

Expand PIPA
Protect IP Act

Sample Questions and Answers for Corporation Bank, 18th January 2012

Where is the India-Burma talks scheduled on January 19th 2012?
Myanmar capital, Naypyitaw

Which company is eyeing $1.5 billion IPO for cable business in Singapore?

Name the Yahoo co-founder who resigned recently.
Jerry Yang

Which global consulting and IT service provider is set to participate in World Economic Forum?
Mahindra Satyam

To assist delivery of various public services through mobile phones what has the Government planned to launch?
Mobile application store

Which card has BSNL launched to facilitate making utility bill payments like electricity and telephone bills?
Itz Cash Card (Trust Card)

Who is set to head committee on power sector reforms?
Pullock Chatterjee

Sample Current Affairs for Union Bank of India exam, 17th January 2012

Name the boxer who turned 70 recently.
Mohammad Ali

What is the export growth as of December 2011?
6.7% at $25billion

Which electronic major is set to issue first overseas bond?

Which website is to be shut for 24hrs to stop anti-piracy act?

Name the Indian-origin Sikh who has been unanimously elected as the mayor of Charlottesville, a historic American city in Virginia.
Satyendra Singh Huja

Which service has airtel launched in Zambia?
3.75G service

What fund has India planned to launch by July 2012?
$1 billion innovation fund

World Current Affairs 2012-Indian Current Affairs 2012, Indian rupee undervalued, 16th January 2012

Where does inflation stand as on 16th January 2012?

Where is the first crocodile census set to start?

Name the scheme launched by Arunachal Pradesh government for the treatment of Multi Drug Resistant TB patients.
Directly Observed Treatment Plus Service (DOTS)

Who took charge as Kerala governor?

Who won the trust of vote in Parliament of Pakistan?
Yousuf Raza Gilani

Which company topped sensex weight list recently?

Which currency is world's most undervalued currency as per Big Mac Index?
Indian rupee

What is the rating retained by Moody's for France?
AAA rating

Which mobile operator is planning to file IPO in India?

Who has been appointed as Director Enterprise Business (India and South Asia) by Adobe?
Kulmeet Bawa

What is the amount received by India in venture capital funding in the solar energy sector?
Rs.500 crore

Which Government has bought 1.09% worth stake in Reliance Industries?
Singapore Government

Which bank is likely to increase their presence in Karnataka from the present 71 to 100 branches?
Bank of Baroda

January 2012 current affairs for canara bank exam,homai first indian woman journalist,15th January 2012

Who is set to become Coal India Limited acting chairman?
Zohra Chatterji

Name India's first woman journalist who died recently.
Homai Vyarawalla

Which automobile major has plans to setup logistic hub in Bengal, India?
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Which company has unveiled world's slimmest smartphone recently?

At what value has Anti-virus maker AVG filled IPO?
$125 million

Who won the Sydney International tennis tournament?
Jarkko Nieminen

Who won the Mumbai marathon title recently?
Laban Moiben

Latest International Current Affairs,taiwan president won re-election,14th January 2012

Which Indian city is set to host psychiatry conclaves?

Which country reported rare decline of foreign reserves?

Which mobile maker sold over 450 patents recently?

How many euro zone countries have S&P downgraded?

Which country President won re-election?
Taiwan President

Which two companies have Intel tied-up to make the first smart phone running on intel chips?
Motorola Mobility and Lenovo

Sample questions for upcoming bank exams,spoken web service for farmers,13th January 2012

Who has been appointed to google board recently?
Diane Greene, VMware co-founder

Which service the Indian Government has planned to launch for farmers?
Interactive medium of spoken web service

Who won gold in Asian shooting championship?
Abhinav Bindra

Who has been appointed as COO of Titan Industries?

Which airways bagged best airline award?
Ethad Airways

Sample questions with answers for IAS exams, 12th January 2012

Where does the industrial output stand as of November 2011 in India?

When did India complete one polio-free year?
13th January 2012

What is the cost of cheapest electric car unveiled by Tata in Detroit?

Which legendary singer is set to be honoured with lifetime achievement award at the 18th Annual Colors Screen Awards?
Asha Bhosle

Which company has unveiled 5G Wi-Fi chips?

What has been launched portraying the life of technology freak and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the US recently?
Comic book

Which company has retained top patent spot for 19th straight year?

Daily Current Affairs for free, 11th January 2012

Where the Quick service cum mobile medical dispensary was inaugurated recently?
Bodh Gaya Temple premises

What is the lowest one-day score by Sri Lanka in the recently held match against South Africa?
43 all out

What is the worth of total Private equity investment made in India in 2011?
$10.11 billion

Which country has been ranked first on nuclear safety?

What has Kerala hospital introduced to diagnose small bowel bleeding sites, tumours and ulcers?
Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

Latest Business Quiz for Management studies

HCL group belongs to:

i) Shiv Nadar ii) Dell Computers iii) Satyam Computers iv) HP


The global company 'Capgemini' which works from 36 countries does not operate in which of the business sectors?

i) Technology ii) Automobile iii) Outsourcing iv) Consulting


The name "Hitachi" is a combination of two Chinese characters, 'hi' and 'tachi' meaning:

i) Flying and eagle ii) Moon and rise iii) Sun and rise iv) High and Mountain


What is the name given to Nike logo?

i) Swoosh ii) Sweep iii) Swift iv) Swipe


Compaq has been acquired by:

i) HPCL ii) Microsoft iii) Dell iv) HP


Videocon group of industries belong to:

i) Jindals ii) Ambanis iii) Tata iv) Dhoot


Health Insurance business is associated with

i) GIC ii) LIC iii) UTI iv) STC


The sportswear company Adidas belongs to which country?

i) USA ii) Germany iii) Japan iv) France

Current Affairs for UPSC exams, 10th January 2012

Which country's Prime Minister is to be chief guest at Indian Republic Day parade?
Thailand Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra

How many banks are now allowed to import bullion or precious metals?

Name the recently added banks to import precious metals.
Yes Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, City Union Bank and ING Vysya Bank

Which bollywood actor is campaigning for clean voting?
Aamir Khan

Who took over as Director General Military Operations succeeding Lt Gen Anand Mohan Verma?
Lt Gen Ashok Kumar Chaudhary

Which cricketer turns 39 as he becomes the oldest to play in Test cricket?
Rahul Dravid

Name the Chinese dancer who took Bharatanatyam and Kathak to Mao's China died recently.
Zhang Jun

Name the world's thinnest smartphone unveiled by Huawei recently.
Ascend P1

SBI exam 2012 general awareness sample questions, 9th January 2012

Who has been appointed as Managing Director, President and CEO of Samsung's South-West Asia operations?

Name the world's first hydrogen powered 3-wheeler which was launched by Mahindra and Mahindra at the 11th Auto Expo 2012.

Who won the FIFA women's World player of the year?
Homare Sawa of Japan

Who won the FIFA men's world player of the year 3rd time in a row?
Lionel Messi of Argentina

Name the car which won the 2012 North American Car of the year award.
Hyundai Elantra

Name the Guinea Bissau President who died recently.
Malam Bacai Sanha

Name the chairman of Swiss National Bank who stepped down recently.
Philipp Hildebrand

Which company has acquired Bangalore-based event and entertainment guide Buzzintown?
Yatra online

General Awareness for Bank exam, 7th and 8th January 2012

Where is the world's largest solar telescope set to be built?
Merak on Pangong Tso lake in the cold desert Ladakh region

Who has been appointed as President of Federation of Indian Export Organisations?
Rafeeq Ahmed

Which state has planned to teach Bhagavad Gita in schools?

Which automobile maker has re-entered Indian markets after 13 years?

Who won the doubles title at the Chennai Open 2012?
Leander Peas and Janko Tipsarevic

Which country has called for Indian investments and sought partnership in oil and gas exploration?
Trinidad and Tobago

When is the Goods and Services Tax panel set to meet?
January 9th and 10th 2012

General Knowledge 2012, 6th January 2012

Where has Union Government planned to build 11 tunnels to connect important roads?
Pakistan and China borders

Which version of Internet Explorer is dead as per Microsoft?
Internet Explorer 6

Name the website launched by Jammu and Kashmir government for the state's school education department.

What is the new product unveiled by Yahoo recently?
Search Direct

Who was given the first S.K.Singh award for negotiating Indo-US nuclear deal?
D.Bala Venkatesh Varma

Car and Bike launches at Auto Expo 2012

Supercar-DC Avanti
Jaguar C-X75 Hybrid Supercar
Volkswagen Beetle
Nissan Evalia
Volkswagen XL1
BMW Mini Cooper
Chevrolet Camaro
Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster
Land Rovers
Peugeot 508
Mercedes M 350 CDI
Hyundai Veloster
Chevrolet EN-V
Tata Pixel
SsangYong XIV
Tata Safari Storme
Audi Q3 2.0 T quattro

Yamaha V-Max
110 cc Hayate Motorcycle
125 cc Swish Scooter
Thunderbird 500

Business and Art question and answers, 5th January 2012

Where the national and international theater festival, the Bharat Rang Mahotsav set to be held?
National School of Drama, Amritsar

Who won gold for triple jump at the all India inter-university athletics meet held in Mangalore, Karnataka?
Arpinder Singh

Who has been named Chief Information Officer of WildCard Systems?
Shahi Kapur

Who has been appointed as VP, Chief Information Officer of Qwest Communications?
Girish Varma

When is Rajinikanth's biography set to hit stands?

Celebrity and Global Leaders Deaths in 2011

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi - 24th January
Anant Pai - 24th Febraury
Navin Nischol - 19th March
Bob Christo - 20th March
Sathya Sai Baba - 24th April
M.F.HUssain - 9th June
Rasika Joshi - 7th July
Shammi Kapoor - 14th August
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi - 22nd September
Gautam Rajadhyaksha - 13th September
Jagjit Singh - 10th October
Sultan Khan - 27th November
Bhupen Hazarika - 5th November
Mario Miranda - 11th December
Dev Anand - 3rd December

Osama bin Laden - 2nd May
Steve Jobs - 5th October
Kim Jong-iI - 17th December

Top 10 Tablets of 2011

HP TouchPad
Apple iPad 2 (WiFi and 3G model)
Asus Eee Pad Transfomer TF101
Amazon Kindle Fire
Motorola Xoom
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime
Blackberry Playbook
Acer Iconia Tab A500
Apple iPad (only Wi-Fi)

Sporting Events 2011 Update

Billiards - Bangalore boy Pankaj Advani world champion won his 5th national billiards title by defeating Balachandra Bhaskar of Bangalore with a commanding 5-1

Cricket - India won the cricket world cup 2011

Hockey - India won the Asian Champions Trophy after defeating Pakistan with 4-2 in penalty strokes in the final held at Ordos, China on 11th September

Grand Prix - Indian Grand Prix, the 17th race of the Formula One season was held at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Tennis - Novak Djokovic, world's No.1 male tennis player won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open title

Current Affairs sample questions for Bank po exam, 4th January 2012

Which auto major is set to invest USD142 million at its Chennai plant in India to manufacture a compact sports utility vehicle named EcoSport?
Ford India

Name the Government policy introduced by Karnataka to boost animation industry.
Karnataka Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (KAVGC) Policy 2011

Name the ace woman tennis player who withdrew from Australian Open due to left ankle injury.
Serena Williams

Who has been named as CEO of Yahoo?
Scott Thompson

To protect consumers from unscrupulous jewellers which proposal has the government made mandatory for gold?

Who has been appointed as Senior Vice President in India by CIBER?

Name the interactive presentation tool launched by HP in India.
Pocket whiteboard

Which Person to Person messaging portal acquired recently?

Name the Australian cricket captain who joined the double-century club recently.
Michael Clarke

Current Affairs Quiz, 3rd January 2012

Who has been appointed as chief coach of Kolkata Knight Riders?
Trevor Bayliss

Name the nano's rival announced by bajaj recently.

Where in India is Literary Festival 2012 is scheduled to be held?

What is the concept introduced by Indian Postal Department(Bihar Postal Circle) to get a personalized stamp with photograph on it?
My Stamp

Who takes over as Wipro Technologies Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer?
Manoj Jaiswal

Name the company which is set to enter into Laptop market with its dual-screen laptop U-Book.

Name the dual screen digital Wi-Fi camera launched by Samsung recently.

Who has been considered for first Gates Innovation Award?
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Quiz questions for January 2012, 2nd January 2012

What is SEBI toll free helpline number launched to support 14 languages?

Who has been named male player of the year by Golf writers Association of America?
Luke Donald

Name the Argentinian bike rider who died after being involved in an accident on the first day of the Dakar Rally.
Jorge Martinez Boero

Name Afghan's first team of female boxers set to aim for Olympics 2012.
Shabnam and Sadaf Rahimi

Which country test launched first 3D television broadcast?

What rank does Vishwanathan Anand holds as he prepares for 2012 World chess championship?

Name the former Macedoninan President who passed away recently.
Kiro Gligorov

Which Indian ace tennis star withdrew out of Aircel Chennai Open 2012 because of recurring shoulder injury?
Somdev Devvarman

Where is the 5-day 99th Indian Science Congress science event is set to start on 3rd January 2012?
Kalinga Institute of industrial Technology, Bhuvaneshwar, Orrisa

What bank account facility is set to be launched in India?
Bank Number Portability

Name the new education tablet launched by Classteacher Learning Systems, a Delhi based Educational Solutions Provider.

Which type of IPO proposal is SEBI committee working on?

January 2012 Current Affairs, 1st January 2012

Name the Indian doctor who became famous for his selfless work in China during the Sino-Japan war whose memorial was dedicated to India.
Dr.Dwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis

What is the total number of districts in Chhattisgarh as on 1st January 2012?

Where is the Coastal Business Development Summit is held?
Mangalore, Karnataka

Name the DGP replacing outgoing chief Sankar Baruah for Assam.
Jayanta Narayan Choudhury

Where is National Kannada conference is set to be held in the month of April?

Which country recently joined UNSC as non-permanent member?

Who are now allowed to invest in Indian stock market directly?
QFI's - Qualified foreign investors

How much of share can a QFI company and QFI's put together hold a stake in Indian companies?
5% and 10%

Which two countries have strengthened business ties to start trading electricity and petroleum products?
India and Pakistan

Cricinfo's One-Day International XI 2011

Virender Sehwag
Shane Watson
Virat Kohli
Mahela Jayawardene
Yuvraj Singh
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Shahid Afridi
Mitchell Johnson
Lasith Malinga
Zaheer Khan
Saeed Ajmal

Cricinfo's Test XI 2011

Alastair Cook
Mohammad Hafeez
Rahul Dravid
Kevin Pietersen
Ian Bell
Darren Bravo
Matt Prior
Stuart Broad
Dale Steyn
Saeed Ajmal
James Anderson

Personality Quiz 2011

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Kolaveri di records 30 million views - sung by Dhanush

This song has hit the record of 30 million plus views and counting which is sung by Tamil star Dhanush.

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

2012 New Year Quiz - International Year of Cooperation

On which day the starting day of the year 2012 starts?


How is year 2012 been represented in Roman numbers?


What is special about the year 2012?

2012 is a Leap year
United Nations has deignated 2012 year as what?

"International year of Cooperatives" and
"International year of Sustainable Energy

How is 2012 better know in Bengali Calendar?


How is year 2012 represented according to hindu calendars?

Vikram Samvat - 2068-2069
Shaka Samvat - 1934-1935
Kali Yuga - 5113-5114

How is year 2012 represented in Thai calendar?


What is special about 6th of February in the year 2012?

Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

On which date Annular Solar Eclipse will occur in the year 2012?

20th May 2012 (Northern China to California)

What is peculiar about 6th June,2012?

Century's second and last solar transit of Venus

When will be the next pair of solar transit of Venus predicted?

Year 2117 and 2125

When will be the opening ceremony of 2012 Summer Olympics?

July 27,2012

Which city will become the first to host Summer Olympics for three times?


When will be the closing ceremony of 2012 London Summer Olympics?

12th August,2012

In Which part of the world will the total Solar Eclipse appears which occurs on 13th November 2012?

Northern Australia and South Pacific

What is special about 31st December,2012?

End of first commitment period of Kyoto Protocol

Which country is all set to launch Kuafa spacecraft in the year 2012?


What is the name of the super computer built by IBM?

Sequoia - For National Nuclear Security