Saturday, April 25, 2009

Daily Dose-GK & CA

  1. Talent Management Company Iconix owned by Saatchi& Saatchi group manages Sachin Tendulkar
  2. Retd IAS R.S.Pandey receieved United Nations Public Service Award in 2008
  3. Pranab Mukherjee was the first Rajya Sabha Member to hold a finance portfolio
  4. Energy Summit 2008 was held in Jeddah
  5. "Jyoti Punj", a book by Narendra Modi
  6. Amartya Sen was recently invited by the Speaker Somnath Chatterjee to deliver a lecture on social Justice in the Lok Sabha
  7. Narayan Murthi gave the"Superspike" theory on oil price hike
  8. Sujatha Rangarajan headed the team that designed and manufactured Electronic Voting Machine
  9. 2014 Commonwealth Games will be held in Scotland
  10. Rwanada recently abandoned French as the official language and adopted English
  11. Babli dam is a controversial project on river Godavari between Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra
  12. China recently established a hotline with USA for security matters
  13. Eka, developed by CDAC, India is the 4th fatsest supercomputer in the world
  14. First ever stem cel research in govt sector in India will come up in Tamil Nadu
  15. Green Plastic-Ecofriendly biodegradable plastic made up of cereals
  16. Khuda Ke Liye was the first Pakistani film to be released in India after a span of 40 years
  17. Sikkim recently passed a woman empowerment bill
  18. Wrestling will be included in Commonwealth Games from 2010 for the first time
  19. Boxing is the only sport in olympic which has age limit
  20. Equador will purchase Dhruv helicopters from India
  21. India's first defense university will be set up in Rewari(Haryana)
  22. T.S.Narayanswami is the Chairman of Indian Banks' Association
  23. Kerala has started Radio English for the primary school students as a part of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
  24. Shivshankar Menon is India's foreign secretary
  25. "The shape of the beast" written by Arundhati Roy

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