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Current Affairs Questions-Answers for August 2012–One-liners


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The one liner for the month of August 2012 talks about the most important happenings that have happened over the world. It helps the student understand what news to be remembered. It is a very good exercise for students sitting for various competitive examinations, as it also helps brushing one’s knowledge on current affairs. Students can visit this section to keep abreast with the world happenings.

•    The person who is appointed as Union Finance Minister after a small cabinet reshuffle- P Chidambram

•    US Swimmer who became the Most Successful Athlete in the Olympic History- Michel Phelps

•    Indian sports personality who bagged Silver in Olympics 25 Metre Rapid Fire Pistol Event- Vijay Kumar

•    Former UN secretary general quit as the UN special envoy to Syria- Kofi Annan

•    India signed Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with which  Sovereign city state on 31 July 2012 in New Delhi that will allow the two countries to check tax evasion- Monaco

•    The Indian Scientist who was honoured with Fundamental Physics Prize (FPP) 2012 - Ashoke Sen

•     Jamaican Sprinter who won Gold in Men’s 100 Meter Race and set Olympic Record - Usain Bolt

•    The personality who sworn in as the Head of Gorkhaland Territorial       Administration- Bimal Gurung

•    The Indian badminton player who  clinched Bronze in Women’s Singles Badminton Event at London Olympics 2012- Sania Nehwal

•      The world renowned sports personality won the US PGA Golf Championship- Rory Mcllroy

•    The Indian economist who is  appointed the New Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry- Raghuram Rajan

•    The corporate personality who stepped down as the chairman  of Mahindra & Mahindra- Keshub Mahindra

•    India successfully test-fired Medium Range Ballistic Missile - Agni – II

•     First Meeting of the India-CELAC Troika Foreign Ministers was held in - New Delhi

•    The bank with which Jet Airways Tied Up and Launched Credit Cards- HDFC Bank

•    The person who is appointed as the New Election commissioner- Syed Nasim Ahmed

•    Death of famous Indian cinematographer- Ashok Mehta

•     The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba who visited India in August - Rogelio Sierra Diaz

•    The Indian- American journalist and author suspended by Time, CNN for plagiarism- Fareed Zakaria

•    The bird which was  declared as state bird of Delhi- The house sparrow

•    The Union minister of science and technology who passed away- Vilas Rao Deshmukh

•    1975 Batch IRS Officer appointed as chairman of central board of direct taxes( CBDT)-  Poonam Kishore Saxena

•    The person appointed as the new Union Minister of Science and technology-Vayalar Ravi

•    Two Indian sports personality choosen for Rajiv Gandhi khel ratna award- Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt

•    Person elected as Deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha-PJ Kurien


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By:indu kumari | On:11-DEC-2012 16:15:44

pls send me up tet 2012

By:firoz jamadar | On:03-NOV-2012 12:04:21

sir please mail me current affairs of india

By:irani dutta | On:02-NOV-2012 21:34:54

pls send me latest current affairs of eco,pol,sports,music,art,culture,science

By:sivani | On:31-OCT-2012 15:05:52

Pls send a copy of august , September & October 2012 current affairs one liners questions & answer thro my mail ID.

By:pradeep | On:18-OCT-2012 09:09:23

sir send me current events of national and international importance from 6 months before as a email.

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