Billboard Awards 2012


 Top ArtistAdele
 Top New Artist Wiz Khalifa
 Top Male ArtistLil Wayne
 Top Female Artist Adele
 Top Duo/Group LMFAO
 Top Billboard 200 Artist Adele
 Top Hot 100 Artist Adele
 Top Digital Songs Artist Adele
 Top Radio Songs Artist Adele
 Top Touring Artist U2
 Top Social Artist Justin Bieber
 Top Streaming Artist Rihanna
 Top Digital Media Artist Adele
 Top Pop Artist Adele
 Top R&B Artist Chris Brown
 Top Rap Artist Lil Wayne
 Top Country Artist Lady Antebellum
 Top Rock Artist Coldplay
 Top Alternative Artist Coldplay
 Top Latin Artist Shakira
 Top Dance Artist Lady Gaga
Top Christian ArtistCasting Crowns



Top Billboard 200 Album"21" - Adele
Top Pop Album"21" - Adele
Top R&B Album"4" - Beyonce Knowles
Top Rap Album"Tha Carter IV" - Lil Wayne
Top Country Album"My Kinda Party" - Jason Aldean
Top Rock Album"Mylo Xyloto" - Coldplay
Top Alternative Album"Mylo Xyloto" - Coldplay
Top Latin Album"Formula, Vol. 1" - Romeo Santos
Top Dance Album"Born This Way" - Lady GaGa
Top Christian Album"Come to the Well" - Casting Crowns




Top Hot 100 Song"Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
Top Digital Song"Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
Top Radio Song"Give Me Everything" - Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer
Top Streaming Song (Audio)"Rolling in the Deep" - Adele
Top Streaming Song (Video)"Super Bass" - Nicki Minaj
Top Pop Song"Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
Top R&B Song"Motivation" - Kelly Rowland ft. Lil Wayne
Top Rap Song"Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
Top Country Song"Dirt Road Anthem" - Jason Aldean
Top Rock Song"Pumped Up Kicks" - Foster the People
Top Alternative Song"Rolling in the Deep" - Adele
Top Latin Song"Danza Kuduro" - Don Omar & Lucenzo
Top Dance Song"Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
Top Christian Song"Blessings" - Laura Story



Spotlight AwardKaty Perry
Woman of the YearTaylor Swift
Millennium AwardWhitney Houston
Billboard Music Icon AwardStevie Wonder

ICC ODI Team of the Year(in batting order)

Virender Sehwag (India)

Chris Gayle (West Indies)

Kevin Pietersen (England)

Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka)

Yuvraj Singh (India)

Martin Guptill (New Zealand)

MS Dhoni (India) Wicket Keeper and Captain

Andrew Flintoff (England)

Nuwan Kulasekara (Sri Lanka)

Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka)

Umar Gul (Pakistan)

12th man: Thilan Thushara (Sri Lanka)

Devdas in millennium's top 10

The Lord of the Rings2001-03
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon2000
The White Ribbon2009
The Hurt Locker2009
Synecdoche, New York2008
Moulin Rouge!2001
The Artist2011

IT park in Jammu and Kashmir

Name the former Prime Minister who's 21st death anniversary was observed in India on 21st May 2012.
Rajiv Gandhi

Which browser over took Internet Explorer to become top browser in the world?
Google Chrome

Which country is pressing for global internet governance to the UN committee?

As per the Delhi Registration of Marriages Bill 2012, marriage registration is made compulsory in Delhi within how many days of tying the knot?
60 days. If exceeds, one has to pay a fine of Rs.10,000

Which Indian state with over 6 lakh unemployed youths could get an Information and Technology park?
Jammu and Kashmir

Which Netherland-based free instant messaging and call application firm is relocating its global headquarters to India?

Name the tower in Dubai, UAE which is 413.4 metres (1,356 feet) high and has 101 storeys, the world's tallest residential building.
Princess Tower

Who won the men's Rome Masters 2012 for a record 6th time?
Rafael Nadal

Who won the women's Rome Masters 2012 for 2nd time?
Maria Sharapova

Who won the doubles Rome Masters 2012 title?
Men's - Marcel Garnollers and Marc Lopez
Women's - Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci

Who is set to be India's next football coach?
Wim kovevermans, former Dutch central defender

Who is appointed  as Chairperson of Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd.(Tata Steel Board) as an additional director?
Mallika Srinivasan

Abbreviations -1

AAPSO - Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Organization
ACC - Associated Cement Companies
AHQ - Air Headquarters or Army Headquarters
ARC - Administrative Reforms Commission
ARDC - Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation
ASCI - Administrative Staff College of India
BCG - Bacillus Calmette Guerine
BIFR - Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction
CARE - Co-operative for American Relief Everywhere
CDP - Community Development Programme
CORE - Congress of Racial Equality
ESIS - Employees State Insurance Scheme
FRCP - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
FRCS - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRS - Fellow of the Royal Society
GMT - Greenwich Mean Time
HMI - Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
IARI - Indian Agricultural Research Institute
IAMC - Indian Army Medical Corps
IATA - International Air Transport Association
LPG - Liquid Petroleum Gas
NRSA - National Remote Sensing Agency
NIRD - National Institute of Rural Development
OIGS - On Indian Government Service
OCS - Overseas Communication Services
RAF - Rapid Action Force
RAW - Research and Analysis Wing
SAF - South Asian Federation
STC - State Trading Corporation
TELCO - Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company
TIFR - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
TTE - Traveling Ticket Examiner
UGC - University Grant Commission

AEC - Atomic Energy Commission
BPCL - Bharat Pertoleum Corporation Limited
CBI - Central Bereau of Investigation
DLO - Dead Letter Office
ESCI - Engineering Staff College of India
GPO - General Post Office
HMT - Hindustan Machine Tools
IIT - Indian Institute of Technology
ITBP - Indo-Tibetian Border Police
ICRISAT - International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Agri Tropics
ISRO - Indian Satellite Research Organisation
INSAT - Indian National Satellite
IIM - Indian Institute of Management
MVC - Maha Vir Chakra
NCC - National Credit Corps
NIO - National Institute Oceanography
PIB - Preserve Information Buereau
PTI - Press Trust of India
RBI - Reserve Bank of India
SLV - Satellite Launch Vehicle
UNICEF - United Nation International Children's Emergency Fund
UNI - United News of India
VPP - Value Payable Post
VAT - Value Added Tax