General Knowledge P-2

1. 1st Finance Commission of India 1952-57, Chairman – K.C Neogy

2. Current (13th) Finance Commission 2010-15, Chairman – Vijay Kelkar

3. The Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited (ELCOT) was established on March 21, 1977

4. Arakkonam Naval Air Station is located near Arakkonam in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The runway is the 3rd longest in India

5. Sputnik 1 was the 1st artificial satellite. It was launched into an elliptical low Earth orbit by the Soviet Union on 4th Oct 1957

6. Duronto Expresses: Non-stop point to point rail services introduced for the first time in the year 2009

7. The Finance Commission of India is established under Article 280 of the Constitution of India by the President, Formed on November 22, 1951

8. Railways were first introduced to India in 1853

9. FM broadcasting is a broadcast technology pioneered by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation (FM)


One response to this post.

  1. Posted by H.RAJESH on April 28, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Hi, its very use ful. Thanks lot.


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