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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, Sericulture, Cultural Affairs of Assam?
Pranati Phukan

Who is the minister for Industries and Commerce, Power, Public Enterprises of Assam?
Pradyut Bordoloi

Who is the minister for Revenue and DM, Relief and Rehabilitation, Tea Tribes Welfare, Labour and Employment of Assam?
Prithvi Majhi

Who is the minister for Panchayat and Rural Development, Environment and Forest of Assam?
Rockybul Hussain

Who is the minister for Planning and Development, Judicial, Legislative, Pension and Public Grievance of Assam?
Tanka Bahadur Rai

Who is the minister for Excise, Sports and Youth Welfare of Assam?
Ajit Singh

Who is the minister for Fisheries, Information and Public Relations, Printing and Stationery of Assam?
Basanta Das

Who is the minister for Water Resources, WPT and BC (excluding BTAD areas) of Assam?
Rajib Lochan Pegu

Who is the minister for Cooperation, Border Areas Development of Assam?
Siddique Ahmed

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

Who is the minister for Transport,State transport Services and Co-operation?
Shri Jarkar Gamlin

Who is the minister for Rural Works department Tourism?
Shri Prema Khandu

 

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 Palaniswami

Who is the minister for Food of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru R Kamaraj

Who is the minister for Milk and Dairy Development of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru V Moorthy

Who is the minister for Rural Industries of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru P. Mohan


Who is the minister for Public Works of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru K.V Ramalingam

Who is the minister for Animal Husbandry of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru T.K.M Chinnayya

Who is the minister for Industries of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru P. Thangamani

Who is the minister for Handlooms and Textiles of Tamil Nadu?
Dr. S. Sundararaj

Who is the minister for Khadi and Village Industries of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru P. Chendur Pandian


Who is the minister for Tourism of Tamil Nadu?
Tmt S Gokula Indira

Who is the minister for Environment of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru M. C. Sampath


Who is the minister for Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru N Subramanian

Who is the minister for Transport of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru V Senthil Balaji

Who is the minister for Fisheries of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru K.A Jayapal

Who is the minister for School Education and Sports and Youth Welfare, Law, Courts and Prisons of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru N. R. Sivapathi


Who is the minister for Information Technology of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru Mukkur N. Subramanian

Who is the minister for Information, Special Programme Implementation of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru K T Rajenthra Balaji

Who is the minister for Labour of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru S.T Chellapandian

Who is the minister for Health of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru V. S. Vijay


Who is the minister for Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru A Mohammedjan

Who is the minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR & CE) of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru M.S.M Anandan

Who is the minister for Revenue of Tamil Nadu?
Thiru Thoppu N.D Venkatachalam

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.