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Olympics updates August 2012

Saina Nehwal into quarterfinals

Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan knocked out of Olympic doubles

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

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

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

2nd August in history

1990 - Kuwait occupied by Iraq

1989 - Pakistan re-admitted to Commonwealth of Nations

1934 - Hitler became dictator of Germany

25 years later, Myanmar receives world bank aid

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

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

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

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

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

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