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Year end current affairs 2012

Who won gold in the men's rapid fire pistol event at the 56th National Shooting Championship? Vijay Kumar Who won gold in the women's air pistol competition at the 56th National Shooting championship? Heena Sidhu Which University in India will collaborate with Finals-based Lappeeranta University of Technology and US-based New Mexico State University? M S University Who won the Maharaja Jowajorao Scindia Trophy? Onassis (S.Zervan up) Which rank does Virat Kohli hold in the ICC Twenty20 International Player Rankings table? 5th (career-best) Where in India 121st International conference of the Ahmadiyya muslims was held? Qadian, Punjab Which technology firm launched tablets with inbuilt 3G sim? iberry

State Symbols of Assam

What is the state motto of Assam? Joy aai oxom Which song is the official song of state of Assam? O mor aponar dex Which is the official state bird of Assam? Deo haah (White-winged Wood Duck) Which is the official dance of state of Assam? Bihu naach Which language is the official language of state of Assam? Assamese Which is the official state animal of Assam? Gor (One-horned rhinoceros) Which is the state flower of the Assam? Kopou phul (Foxtail Orchids) Which is the state Tree of Assam? Hollong (Dipterocarpus macrocarpus)

State Symbols of Arunachal Pradesh

Which is the official state bird of Arunachal Pradesh? Hornbill Which is the official language of state of Arunachal Pradesh? English Which is the official state animal of Arunachal Pradesh? Gayal Which is the state flower of the Arunachal Pradesh? Foxtail Orchid Which is the state Tree of Arunachal Pradesh? Hollong

Top General Knowledge 2012

Name the England cricketer and commentator who died battling lung cancer. Tony Greig Where was Northeast Mongolian Food Festival held in India? Guwahati Which Indian state held 21st Rajgir festival? Bihar What is the importance of Wagh Utsav which will be held from 16th to 23rd February 2013? Festival for tiger conservation, tourism and upliftment of forest local communities Expand AEPS. (Hint: Aadhaar) Aadhaar Enabled Payment System How many Indian-origin personalities are in Queen's New Year Honour list 2013? 23

List of Cricketers retired in 2012

1. Andrew Strauss from England 2. VVS Laxman from India 3. Rahul Dravid from India 4. Tatenda Taibu from Zimbabwe 5. Mark Boucher from South Africa 6. Brett Lee from Australia 7. Ricky Ponting from Australia 8. Sachin Tendulkar (only ODI's) from India  

Current Affairs for Government exams 2013

Name the India's longest railway tunnel which now connects Kashmir Valley to Banihal town on Srinagar-Jammu National highway. Pir Panjal mountain range Which state in India has approved Rs.400 crore as state contingency fund to overcome water and fodder scarcity? Maharashtra How was Jaspal Bhatti known before venturing into tv industry? Cartoonist Who will replace Debendranath Sarangi as Tamil Nadu chief secretary? Sheela Balakrishnan Name the global capital rules for banks which would be implemented from 1st April 2013. Basel III Where in Tamil Nadu, India a 3-day livestock expo 2012 was held? Coimbatore

Updated Current Affairs 2012

Name the Oriya author who will get Jnanpith award for 2011. Prathiba Ray Who was conferred with Pratima Baruah pandey Memorial Award? Mohibur Rahman How does the world know Bilawal Bhutto? Son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto Who won the hockey Asian Champions Trophy 2012? Pakistan Name the PSU's from India who are looking to iron ore assets in Brazil. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam, NMDC and MOIL Which city was ranked 3rd in job generation in India between 1st January to 15th December 2012? More than 75,000 jobs were created in Bangalore as per Assocham

Overseas current affairs December 2012

Who is appointed as Prime Minister of Japan? Shinzo Abe Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode will tie-up with which university to facilitate international exchange programs? Sharjah university Name the cinematographer who had worked on films Gangster and The Dirty Picture died following as asthma attack. Bobby Singh Where is Duler stadium located in India? Mapusa, Goa Which telecom network in India will conduct online job and industry-oriented certification course? BSNL

Current Affairs updates of Christmas, December 2012

Who took oath for 6th time as Chief minister of Himachal Pradesh? Virdhadra Singh Which Indian state has planned green core capital of around 2,324 acres near Heavy Engineering Corporation? Jharkhand Where in India Cow sanctuary along with Cow Products Research Centre will be setup? Salriya in Shajapur of Madhya Pradesh What is the expected investment by Indian railways during the 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-17)? Rs.5 lakh crore Which crop is European Union promoting to replace rice in Asia? Potato Who took over as National Green Tribunal chairperson? Justice Swatanter Kumar

State Symbols of Andhra Pradesh

What is the state Emblem of Andhra Pradesh? Poorna Kumbham Which is the official song of state of Andhra Pradesh? Maa Telugu Thalliki Which is the official state bird of Andhra Pradesh? Indian Roller Which is the official sport of Andhra Pradesh? Kabaddi Which is the official dance of state of Andhra Pradesh? Kuchipudi Which is the official language of state of Andhra Pradesh? Telugu Which is the official state animal of Andhra Pradesh? Black Buck Which is the state flower of the Andhra Pradesh? Water Lily Which is the state Tree of Andhra Pradesh? Neem

State Symbols of Karnataka

Which is the official song of state of Karnataka? Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate Which is the official state bird of Karnataka? Indian Roller Which is the official language of state of Karnataka? Kannada Which is the official state animal of Karnataka? Indian Elephant Which is the state flower of the Karnataka? Lotus Which is the state Tree of Karnataka? Sandalwood

December 2012 world gk updates

Which Indian state chief minister's 150 crore bullet-proof office complex is built in less than year? Gujarat What is the woman helpline number launched by DoT in India? 167 Which medical department have written to Prime Minister and Union Health Minister of India to impose country-wide ban on gutka? Oncology (Regional Cancer Centres) Expand NEW. (Hint: Election) National Election Watch Which vegetable is being tested to improve in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity? Potato

Maharashtra Rajya Mahakavi Kalidas Sanskrit Sadhana Puraskar 2012

Lalita Shastri Arvikar Prachin Sanskrit Pandit Puraskar Shraddha Telang and Shriniwas Pujari Sanskrit Shikshak Puraskar Harekrishna Shahtapathi Sanskrit Pandit Puraskar Shantaram Bhanose Vedmoorti Uma Vaidya and Shivdas Jadhav Sanskrit Pradhaypak Purskar Ajit Kumar and S.B.Chanekar Sanskrit Karyakarta Puraskar Note: Rs.25,000 and a citation to be given to the awardees

Daily gk updates December 2012

Name the Indian who ended 23 years of One-day cricket career. Sachin Tendulkar Which Indian state has been declared 'best small state' at the IBN7 Diamond State Award 2012? Sikkim Expand NTP. (Hint: proceed) Notice to Proceed Which product will be exported as per Meghalaya Mines and Minerals Policy, 2012? Value-added mineral Who is the 1st brand ambassador for BlackBerry phones in India? Ranbir Kapoor

Updated Mizoram ministers of India

Who is the Chief Minister of Mizoram? Pu Lal Thanhawla Who is the minister for Vigilance, Political & Cabinet, PWD, Power & Electricity, Minor Irrigation Department, Soil & Water Conservation, Fisheries Department of Mizoram? Pu Lal Thanhawla Who is the Home minister of Mizoram? Pu R. Lalzirliana Who is the minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Finance, Planning & Programme Implementation, Personal & Administrative Reforms Department of Mizoram? Pu H. Liansailova Who is the minister for Industries, Tourism Department, Public Health Engineering Department of Mizoram? Pu S. Hiato Who is the minister for Transport, Art & Culture Department, Printing & Stationary Department of Mizoram? Pu P. C. Zoramsangliana Who is the minister for Land Revenue & Settlement Department, Co-Operation Department, Excise & Narcotics Department of Mizoram? Pu J.H Rothuama Who is the minister for Law & Judicial, Parliamentary Affairs Department, School Education Departm

Pondicherry ministers complete list

Who is the Chief Minister of Pondicherry? Thiru. N. Rangasamy Who is the minister for Confidential and Cabinet Department, General Administration Department, Revenue and Excise, Public Works, Planning and Finance, Electricity, Co-operation, Health, Town and Country Planning, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Transport, Information Technology, Collegiate Education, Government Automobile Workshop Department of Pondicherry? Thiru. N. Rangasamy Who is the Home minister of Pondicherry? Thiru. N. Rangasamy Who is the minister for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Industries and Commerce, Economics and Statistics, Stationery and Printing, Port Department of Pondicherry? Thiru. M. Chandrakasu Who is the minister for Social Welfare, Adi Dravidar Welfare, Women and Child Welfare, Backward Class Welfare, Labour and Employment, Tourism Department of Pondicherry? Thiru. P.Rajavelu Who is the minister for Local Administration Department, Community Department, DRDA, Urban Basic Services, Fisheries, H

Full list of West Bengal cabinet ministers of India 2014

Who is the Chief Minister of West Bengal? Mamata Banerjee Who is the minister for Hill Affairs, Information and Cultural Affairs, Land and Land Reforms, Minorities Affairs and Madrasah Education, Health and Family Welfare Department of West Bengal? Mamata Banerjee Who is the Home minister of West Bengal? Mamata Banerjee Who is the minister for Environment & Public Works Department of West Bengal? Dr. Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar Who is the minister for Paschimanchal Unnayan Affairs Department of West Bengal? Dr. Sukumar Hansda Who is the minister for Mass Education Extension and Library Services Department of West Bengal? Janab Abdul Karim Chowdhury Who is the minister for Urban Development and Town and Country Planning & Municipal Affairs Department of West Bengal? Janab Firhad Hakim Who is the minister for Co-operation Department of West Bengal? Janab Haider Aziz Safwi Who is the minister for Disaster Management, Fire and Emergency Services , Civil Defenc

List of Madhya Pradesh cabinet minsters

Who is the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan Who is the Home minister of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Umashankar Gupta Who is the General Administration, Narmada Valley Development, Aviation and other Department of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan Who is the minister for Urban Administration and Development, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Relief and Rehabilitation of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Babulal Gaur Who is the minister for Finance, Planning, Economics and Statistics, 20 points Implementation, Commercial Taxes of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Raghawji Who is the minister for Water Resources, Environment Department of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Jayant Mallayya Who is the minister for Commerce & Industries, Employment, Information Technology, Science and Technology, Public Undertakings, Horticulture & Food Processing, Rural Industries, Biodiversity Biotechnology Department of Madhya Pradesh? Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya Who is the minister Social Justice, Panchayat and Rural Deve

Jharkhand cabinet ministers updated list

Who is the Chief Minister of Jharkhand? Sri Arjun Munda Who are the Deputy Chief Minister of Jharkhand? Sri Sudesh Mahto & Sri Hemant Soren Who is the minister for Cabinet Secretariat & Coordination Department, Personal, Administrative Reforms & Rajbhasha Department, Home (Including Prison) Department, Cabinet (Vigilance) Department, Law (Justice) Department, Energy Department, Road Construction Department, Information & Public Relation Department, Planning & Development Department, Registry Department of Jharkhand? Sri  Arjun Munda Who is the minister for Rural Development, Panchayti Raj & N.R.E.P. (including Special Division), Rural Works, Water Resources, Forest & Environment, Arts Culture Sports & Youth Affairs of Jharkhand? Sri Sudesh Mahto Who is the minister for Finance, Commercial Taxes, Urban Development, Housing, Drinking Water & Sanitation, Civil Aviation & Mines & Geology of Jharkhand? Sri. Hemant Soren Who is the minister for Agr

Free Current Affairs for December 2012

Which Indian university plans to setup Gyan Vani FM Radio station in Patna? Indira Gandhi National Open University Why were farmers awarded for their excellent achievements at the 3rd India International Expo-2012? For the highest yield of potatoes using organic fertilizers Which Act will Karnataka invoke to protect women? Goonda Act Name the Egyptian Vice President who announced resignation stating "political work does not suit my professional character as a judge"? Mahmud Mekki Name the 1st ever song to hit 1 billion views on youtube.com. Gangnam Style How many licenses were cancelled permanently by Tea Board of India? 156

December 2012 current affairs at a glance

Which dictionary did the South Korean singer Psy's Gangnam Style enter? Collins dictionary Name the tax Government of India has planned to introduce to reduce consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Sin tax Where in India 1st 2-day Conference of the Commissioners of Police will be held with 21 police commissionerates set to take part? Amritsar Which Indian state passed the Food Security Bill 2012 to receive food grains and other food items at highly subsidized price? Chhattisgarh Name the stadium in Rajasthan state which is available for hosting Indian Premier League edition 6 matches? Sawai Mansingh Stadium

India Holiday list 2013

25th January, Friday Id-E-Milad 26th January, Saturday Republic Day 10th March, Sunday Maha Shivratri 27th March, Wednesday Holi 29th March, Friday Good Friday 24th April, Wednesday Mahavir Jayanthi 1st May, Wednesday May Day 25th May, Saturday Buddha Purnima 9th August, Friday Id-Ul-Fitr 15th August, Thursday Independence Day 28th August, Wednesday Krishna Janmastami 9th September, Monday Ganesh Chaturthi 2nd October, Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi 13th October, Sunday Vijaya Dashami 16th October, Wednesday Bakri Id 3rd November, Sunday Diwali 14th November, Thursday Muharram 17th November, Sunday Guru Nanak Jayanthi 25th December, Wednesday Christmas

Latest gk December 2012

Who has been appointed as the coach of Hyderabad team of Indian Premier League? Tom Moody Which company has tied-up with ICICI Bank to offer money transfer services? Tata Teleservices Which micro-blogging site has announced that they have reached 200 million active users? Twitter Who is appointed as CFO of Twitter? Mike Gupta Expand UAPA. (Hint: Unlawful) Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill Why was designer Ravi Bajaj in news recently? Ravi Bajaj completed 25 years in fashion industry

Hockey India League 2013

How many teams will contest in Hockey India League tournament? 6 teams Who owns Uttar Pradesh Wizards team in Hockey India League? Sahara India Pariwar Who is the head coach of Uttar Pradesh Wizards in Hockey India League? Roelant Oltmans Who owns Delhi Wave Riders team in Hockey India League? Wave Group Who owns Punjab Warriors team in Hockey India League? Jaypee Group Who is the head coach of Punjab Warriors team in Hockey India League? Barry Dancer Who own Ranchi Rhinos team in Hockey India League? Patel-Uniexel group Who is the head coach of Ranchi Rhinos team in Hockey India League? Gregg Clark Who owns Mumbai Magician team in Hockey India League? Dabur India Ltd. Who is the head coach of Mumbai Magicians team in Hockey India League? Ric Charlesworth Who has got the Broadcasting rights for Hockey India League? ESPN Star Sports Who are appointed as the Competition director of Hockey India League tournament? Steve Catton & Barry Anderson

Online gk for IAS prelims 2013

Which European country is hit by severe cold as temperature dropped to -17 C leaving 37 people dead? Ukraine Which place in Russia have been hit by chronic gas and power shortage as temperature is dropped to -20 C? Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) Who is elected as the 1st woman president of Chicago-based Federation of Indian Associations? Rita Singh Name the Konkani film selected for Bangalore film festival 2012. Ujwaadu, spoken by Gowd Saraswath Brahmins Name the 1st long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft which was handed over to Indian Navy at the Boeing facility at Seattle in America. P-8I

17th December 2012 quiz

Name the Indian male actor whose life story has been included in a chapter for students of CBSE in the Learning to Communicate. Rajnikanth What is the minimum marks in graduation set by Guwahati high court for candidates to appear in the Teacher Eligibility Test? 50% Which Indian state launched 'Saad Sanvaad', a community policing initiative? Goa Which Indian state allows iPads and Laptops in the assembly, legalized by speaker G.Karthikeyan during zero hour? Kerala Who won the Kathakali award 2012 in Kerala? Kalamandalam Vasu Pisharody

Rajasthan Ratna award 2012

Rajasthan Ratna award 2012 Maand singer Allah Jilai Bai Poet Kanhaiyalal Sethia Authors Komal Kothari, Laxmi Kumari Chundawat and Vijay Dan Detha Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh and Grammy award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Note: Rs 1 lakh as cash, a shawl and a citation by the state governor, chief minister and minister of art and culture, Rajasthan highest civilian award.

General Awareness for competitive exams 2012-13

Name the Indian who wrote lyrics of 2 songs 'I Be Here' and 'I have Secrets' which is in the list of 75 songs chosen for Oscar nomination under original song category. Sherin Catherine Which Indian state was awarded for the state's highest growth rate among larger states during the 11th five year plan? Bihar What are the software's students registered for ICAI will deal with as a part of advanced IT course with effect from 1st August 2013? Oracle, SAP and ERP What is the expected wheat export in the 2012-13 marketing year as per United States Department of Agriculture? 6 million tonnes Which country won all the titles at the World Junior Table Tennis championships 2012 held at the Sports Authority of Andra Pradesh indoor stadium? China Expand DDoS. (Hint: Denial) Distributed Denial of Services

List of white and black listed banks in Bihar for loan disbursal

White listed by Bihar government for overall performance in loan disbursal in priority and agricultural sectors Bank of India Allahad Bank HDFC Bank UCO Bank and Canara Bank Black listed by Bihar government for non-performance in loan disbusal in priority and agricultural sectors Punjab National Bank ICICI Bank Andhra Bank Bank of Maharashtra Punjab and Sindh Bank Vijaya Bank Federal Bank Jammu and Kashmir Bank South Indian Bank ING Vaysya Bank Kotak Mahindra Bank Bombay Merchandile Cooperative Bank and Tapeshwar Urban Cooperative Bank Note: Next review due in April 2013

Sample gk question and answers for AILET 2013

Which education board plans to deliver evaluated answer sheets of Class X to email by 2013? CBSE Where in India Rann Utsav 2012 will be held? Kutch, Gujarat Who is appointed as CMD of Dena Bank? Ashwani Kumar Name the pharmaceuticals who won the national energy conservation award 2012? IOL Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Name the inventor of bar code who died suffering from Alzheimer's disease and aging? Norman Joesph Woodland Who became the 1st woman President of the Federation of India Chambers of Commerce and Industry? Naina Lal Kidwai

Top 5 current affairs for December 2012

Which country will host the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2013? Iran at Tehran Name the index launched by BSE to track the current primary market conditions in the Indian capital market. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Expand NBFCs. (Hint: Finance) Non-banking Finance Companies Which airways introduced 'Cash on Delivery' option in association with GharPay? Jet Airways Who won the 2012 Race of Champions Asia to qualify for Nations Cup? Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok Which company retained its top slot in Fortune 500 India list? Indian Oil Corporation

Complete list of ministers of Nagaland

Who is the Chief Minister of Nagaland? Shri. Neiphiu Rio Who is the Home minister of Nagaland? Shri. Imkong Imchen Who is the minister for Information Technology & Technical Education, Labour & Employment, P&AR, Finance, Sericulture of Nagaland? Shri. Neiphiu Rio Who is the minister for Urban Development, Higher Education of Nagaland? Dr. Shurhozelie Who is the minister for Planning & Coordination, Evaluation, Parliamentary Affairs of Nagaland? Shri. T.R. Zeliang Who is the minister for Roads & Bridges of Nagaland? Shri. G. Kaito Aye Who is the minister for School Education, SCERT of Nagaland? Shri. Nyiewang Konyak Who is the minister for Power, Election of Nagaland? Shri. Doshehe Y. Sema Who is the minister for Planning Soil & Water Conservation, Land Resources Development of Nagaland? Shri. P. Longon Who is the minister for Medical & Health of Nagaland? Shri. Kuzholuzo Nienu Who is the minister for Forest, Environment, Ecology & Wild Life, Excise of Na

Cabinet ministers of Meghalaya

Who is the Chief Minister of Meghalaya? Dr. Mukul Sangma Who are the Deputy Chief Ministers of Meghalaya? B.M.Lanong Rowell Lyngdoh Who is the minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Arts & Culture, Law, Mining & Geology, Sports & Youth Affairs? B.M.Lanong Who is the minister for Health & Family Welfare, Labour of Meghalaya? Rowell Lyngdoh Who is the minister for Elections, Printing & Stationery, Social Welfare of Meghalaya? J. Antonius Lyngdoh Who is the minister for Excise Registration Taxation Stamps, Information & Public Relations, Power & Transport of Meghalaya? Abu Taher Mondal Who is the minister for Planning Education, Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Revenue & Disaster Management , Soil & Water Conservation of Meghalaya? Prof. Roytre Christopher Laloo Who is the minister for Border Areas Development, Forests & Environment, Sericulture & Weaving of Meghalaya? Prestone Tynsong Who is the minister for Public Works, Dist

Full list of Cabinet ministers 2014 Sikkim

Who is the Chief Minister of Sikkim? Mr. Pawan Chamling Who is the minister for Roads and Bridges and Cooperation Departments of Sikkim? Mr. Ran Bahadur Subba Who is the minister for Home Department, Finance Revenue and Expenditure, Development Planning, Economic Reforms and North East Council Affairs? Mr. Pawan Chamling Who is the minister for Water Security and Public Health Engineering and Transport Departments of Sikkim? Mr. Thenlay Tshering Bhutia Who is the minister for Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare, Food Security and Agriculture Development and Horticulture & Cash Crops Development and Parliamentary Affairs Department of Sikkim? Mr. Dawa Norbu Takarpa Who is the minister Human Resource Development, Sports and Youth Affairs and Information Technology Department of Sikkim? Mr. Narendra Kumar Pradhan Who is the minister for Urban Development and Housing, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department of Sikkim? Mr. Dil Bahadur Thapa

Construction Week Award 2012

HSE Initiative of the Year - Al Futtaim Carillion CSR Initiative of the Year - Omran Sustainability Initiative of the Year - Al Futtaim Carillion Infrastructure Project of the Year - Hodariyat Bridge - VSL and AST Sustainable Project of the Year - Masdar Institute of Science & Technology - MASDAR Tower Project of the Year  - Gate Towers - Hill International Commercial Project of the Year - The Avenue - Meraas Holding Hospitality Project of the Year - Royal Opera House - Carillion Alawi Project Manager of the Year - Eddie Pickles - Alec Engineer of the Year - Angelo Manasero - Dutco Balfour Beatty Construction Executive of the Year - Barry Lewis - ALEC GCC Developer of the Year - Sorouh Consultant of the Year - Atkins Sub Contractor of the Year - ETA Star Contractor of the Year - ALEC Overall Project of the Year - Masdar Institute of Science & Technology - MASDAR Lifetime Achievement Award - Mohammed Al Rais - Hill International

Latest current affairs December 2012

Trek to which pilgrimage in India will now need a health certificate as per Supreme court directions? Amarnath cave As per which High court in India wife could ask for maintenance if husband gets another wife to live with? Bombay High Court Expand ICR. (Hint: Character) Intelligent Character Recognition Name the Canadian kabaddi player who has been tested positive of doping in the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup. Varinder SIngh Dhanoa Which company was named Consultant of the year at the Construction Week Awards 2012? Atkins Where in India Panasonic opened its 1st manufacturing unit? Haryana

GK for Bank exam 2012-13

Name the Sitar maestro who died recently. Pandit Ravi Shankar Which online auction website sold 1st edition of Indian constitution signed by 1st president of India Rajdendra Prasad for 40.000 pounds? Sotheby's Which Indian state is offering free books to students up to class 12 living Below Poverty Live? Tripura Name the 1st Uttarkhand Chief Minister who died after a prolonged illness. Nityanand Swamy Which Indian state is organising State Archery Championship 2012? Jharkhand

Free general awareness for upcoming online IBPS exam 2012

Which rank does India hold in recently released ICC Twenty20 rankings for 2012? 3rd rank Who soled over 1 crore of DLF shares to 9 other promoter entities? Pia Singh Where in India Sufi and Mystic Music festival is scheduled to be held on 12th December 2012? Raipur Where in India cloud-connected eHealth centre would be established? Kaithal district of Haryana Name the Russian opera singer, the widow of Mastisalv Rostropovich ho is known for her interpretations of great opera roles died recently. Galina Vishnevskaya

GK updates December 2012

Who has begun indefinite fast in Haridwar to protest against resumption of quarrying and stone crushing in sensitive areas close to Ganga? Swami Poornanad Sarswati What is the theme for the celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda given by Arunachal Pradesh? Wake up Bharat! Enlighten the World Wipro recently sold its Sunflower Vanaspati brand to which US food processing company? Cargill Which 2 cities in Punjab would have trade centers within 2 years span? Amritsar and Mohali Name the Japanese vehicle manufacturer who launched its production in Veerapanenigudem, Vijayawada exactly 24 months after the foundation stone was laid for the project. Kyokuto Kaihastsu Kogyo Company Limited

Sample question and answers for IBPS clerk exam 2012-13

How many courts is Indian Government planning to setup at the taluk level to save rural people the trouble of having to travel to district headquarters? 2,500 courts Name the party launched by former Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S.Yeddyurappa in Karnataka. Karnataka Janata Party Which Indian state accepted the (MAP policy) medicinal and aromatic plants policy draft? Arunachal Pradesh Name the British astronomer and broadcaster who hosted the show The Sky at Night on BBC television who died at his home in Selsey. Sir Patrick Moore Where in India solar-powered bus shelters under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme was opened recently? Tiruchi or Tiruchy Who won the National championship title at the MRF National Supercross Championship held at Kalamassery, India? Veer Patel

Cricket T20 2012 for Blind in Bangalore, December 2012 GK updates

Which country won the T20 cricket for blind held in Bangalore at the Aditya Global Sports ground? Pakistan After the success of Japanese firm Neemrana which Asian country is planning to setup manufacturing zone in Rajasthan? South Korea Which bank has sanctioned Rs.2,354.40 crore for road renovation and re-construction of 19 road networks in Chhattisgarh? Asian Development Bank Where in Andhra Pradesh a nuclear power plant with 6 light weight nuclear reactors 1000 MW capacity each would be setup? Srikakulam Name the French island, a vacation destination which is hit by violent attacks. Corsica Which place in Karnataka could be called India's 'tender coconut capital'? Maddur