General Knowledge and Current Affairs

  • The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremony in India, and was Established in 1954.
  • 59th National Film Awards were presented on 3rd May 2012.
  • Wall Street refers to the financial district of New York City.
  • May 5 – World Athletics Day.
  • Dr. M.S. Swaminathan and Dr. MP Singh are regarded as the pillars of India’s Green Revolution.
  • RNA is a genetic material in many viruses.
  • India’s Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) policy extended for the residents of France, Germany & Russia.
  • AERB – Atomic Energy Regulatory Board.
  • On May 16, 1960, Theodore H. Maiman operated the 1st functioning laser.
  • LASER – Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.
  • Motilal Chimanlal Setalvad was an eminent Indian jurist, who became the first and longest serving Attorney General for India (1950-1963). He also remained the Chairman of the First Law Commission of India (1955-1958).
  • Francois Hollande was elected France’s 1st Socialist president in nearly two decades, dealing a humiliating defeat to incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy.
  • The first Law Commission of India was established during the British regime in 1834 by the Charter Act of 1833 under the Chairmanship of Lord Macaulay.
  • The first Law Commission of independent India was established in 1955 for a three year term. Since then Eighteen more Commissions have been established.
  • The Nineteenth and the current Law Commission was established on 1 September 2009 under the Chairmanship of a justice P. Venkatarama Reddy. Its tenure has been fixed till 31 August 2012.

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5 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Kavitha on June 3, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    Sir, i want current details


  2. Posted by Malathi on May 27, 2012 at 11:18 am

    i want current MLA & MP list name & also department wise.pls send to my mail id


  3. Posted by k.suresh on May 10, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    dear sir, plz group 4 exam discuses


  4. Posted by Pandiyaraj on May 10, 2012 at 5:04 pm



  5. Posted by lavanya on May 10, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    its good to know about recent affairs


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