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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. 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

Watch LIVE on Youtube - Official site of Sri Lankan Premier League 2012 - Bangladesh GTV Gazi Television Bhutan Star Cricket Cambodia Star Cricket Canada Asian Television Network Caribbean ESPN3 Hong Kong Star Cricket India Star Cricket Indonesia Star Cricket Korea Star Cricket Macau Star Cricket Malaysia Star Cricket Maldives Star Cricket Nepal Star Cricket Pakistan Star Cricket Papua New Guinea Star Cricket Philippines Star Cricket Singapore Star Cricket Sri Lanka Carlton Sports Network, ESPN Star Cricket Thailand Star Cricket United Kingdom ESPN3 United States of America ESPN3

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

Kolaveri di records 60 million views

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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

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

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

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 Palanis

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.

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Indian Rail tickets booking through mobile banking

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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

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? 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