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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