Monday, December 27, 2010


1.      MS Swaminathan conferred with CNN-IBN Lifetime Achievement Award
2.       Bihar CM Nitish Kumar was chosen CNN-IBN Indian of the Year
3.      Steve Jobs has topped Forbes '400 Richest American List for the 17th time.
4.      India will launch second Moon Mission Chandrayaan -II in 2013
5.      Acc to report of Asian Development Bank, India is at 34th Rank in urbanization in Asia.
6.      Mukesh ambani topped Forbes India Rich list.
7.      France : World's 4th biggest arms exporter
8.      Brookside Bungalow" was recently in news, its in MANIPUR.
9.      Mukesh Ambani won the Global Vision Award
11.  Kapil Sibbal : Stephen P.Duggann Award
12.  POS : Point of Sale
13.  Shimla has been declared the fourth 'smoking free' city in India after Chandigarh, Kottayam and Sikkim
14.  India and Norway joined hands to set up a centre in Chennai to protect the bio-diversity to help tackle threats of climate change
15.  Stake of RBI in NABARD : 1%
16.  4TH Oct : World Habitat Day.
17.  GUJRAT : 1st State to start e-Courts.
18.  RBI's GDP growth prediction for the fiscal 2010-11 :8%
19.  Mario Vargas Llosa of PERU won the 2010 Nobel Literature Prize
20.  Ela Bhatt : Global Fairness Initiative Award.(3)2nd November : World Pneumonia Day
21.  Roger Federer won the 2010 ATP World Tour Title
22.  'The Masque of Africa' . : V S Naipaul
23.  Arjun Atwal: First Indian to win PGA tour title
24.  Earthquake in September 2010 devastated New Zealand
25.  Indian Exports 2 Touch 200Billion Mark by Year End
26.  India, Russia aim at $20 bn trade by 2015
27.  Ramones, Parton to get lifetime Grammys
28.  New Coast Guard Hq to come up in Lakshadweep
29.  17 % quota for OBC students in Bengal.
30.  the first aerospace SEZ of India-Belgaum
31.  the economist who has been appointed as the secretary of IMF-Siddhartha Tiwari
32.  Maruti Suzuki Ind launched five CNG models on August 13-Alto, Estilo, eeco,Wagonr,sx4
33.  Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are 8 Int. Development Goals that all 192 UN member have agreed to achieve by 2015
34.  Sport Person<<
 Jwala Gutta- Badminton
 Jeev Milkha Singh- Golf
 Alka Tomar- Wrestling
 Kavita Raut- Athletics
35.  International Non-Violence (Ahinsa) Day is on 2nd October every year by UNO
36.  India is d 6th nation in World who have 20+ Nuclear Power Reactor.
* Nuclear Power Capacity in India= 4780 MW
* 1st Nuclear Plant= Tarapur
37.  Samirendra Chatterjee, Central PF Commissioner (CPFC) bar expats from withdrawing their provident fund balance till the age of 58,.
38.  Saudi Arabia signs $500m deal with a South Korean firm to produce passenger cars to export it to the Gulf nations and north Africa
39.  Facebook co-founder Mark Elliot ZuckerbergPerson named Time person of the yr for "transforming" the way people connect around world.
40.  Where in India did Facebook open its first office ?
=> Hyderabad
41.  # Founder of Facebook ?
=> Mark Zukerberg
42.  There are two ways to transfer money in online. They are :
43.  >NEFT- National Electronic Fund Transfer
44.  >RTGS- Real Time Gross Settlement
45.  country's largest lender SBI is planning to open another 30 overseas offices in the next year.currently 151 offices across 32 country
46.  GSLV-F06 powered by Russian Cryogenic stage, with GSAT-5P communication satellite on board, failed in its mission on Saturday.
47.  oil and gas division of Reliance Industries Ltd's Jamnagar Refinery bagged the Institute of Engineers' 'Safety Innovation award 2010
48.  Cental gov 600 crore aid for Maharashtra where unseasonal rains wreaked havoc causing damage to crops spread over 11.46 lakh hectares
49.  Rights activist Binayak Sen, Naxal ideologue Narayan Sanyal and Kolkata businessman Piyush Guha get life imprisonment 4 helping Naxal
50.  President Pratibha Patil released postage stamps on Maharashtra's 1st CM Yashwantrao Chavan & freedom fighter Bhausaheb Hire.

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