General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • The Government of India has changed the criteria for India’s highest civilian award the, Bharat Ratna to include all fields of endeavour.
  • The Attorney General for India is appointed by the President of India under the Article 76(1).
  • Zee TV was founded by Subhash Chandra and was launched in India in October 1992, becoming the first Hindi satellite channel.
  • Virender Sehwag created history by scoring 219 runs in 4th ODI vs. West Indies, surpassed the feat of Sachin Tendulkar’s 200.
  • Miss Earth 2011 – Olga Alava of Ecuador.
  • NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is an Alliance that consists of 28 independent member countries, signed on 4 April 1949.
  • UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has 196 Member States. Irina Bokova, the current Director-General of UNESCO.
  • November 26 is celebrated as National Cadet Corps (NCC) Day.
  • 24th September is celebrated every year as NSS Day.
  • Miss Earth 2011 – the 11th edition of the Miss Earth pageant, held on December 3, 2011, Philippines.
  • Rahul Dravid became the 2nd man to cross the 13,000-run mark in Test cricket.
  • 42nd International Film Festival of India held in Goa.
  • The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) was established on 3rd August 1954.
  • Press Trust of India (PTI) was founded on 27 August 1947.
  • EXIM Bank was set up in 1982 under the Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established on 22 August 1966.
  • Centre for Cultural Resources and Training was set up in May 1979.

 

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Nagaraju on December 22, 2011 at 5:21 pm

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  2. Posted by T.Gopi on December 22, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Sir,want Indian,tn history.
    Thank you

    Reply

  3. Posted by T.Gopi on December 20, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    Sir,i want Indian constitution & articles full details.

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