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Current Affairs Questions Answers for December 2012-One liners

Jan 1, 2013 15:05 IST

The one liner for the month of December 2012 gives a brief insight of the events that occurred round 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 helps in brushing up of one’s knowledge on current affairs. Students can visit this section to keep abreast with the world happenings.

• Famous Indian Scientist who was honoured with the Order of Canada Award in December 2012-Venkatesh Mannar

• Career diplomat who on 30 December 2012 had been appointed as Australia’s next High Commissioner to India- Patrick Suckling

• The former captain of England cricket team and renowned commentator who died in Sydney on 29 December 2012 following lung cancer- Tony Greig

• The former member of SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) on 27 December 2012 had been appointed secretary of the Institute of Company Secretaries- MS Sahoo

• Renowned Oriya novelist who on 27 December 2012 selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2011 for her contribution to the field of Indian literature- Pratibha Ray

• The Emirati poet and translator who became the first Emirati and Arab to win the Tagore Peace Prize- Shihab Ghanem

• The conservative leader of Japan who was elected as the prime minister of the country by lower house of the Parliament on 26 December 2012- Shinzo Abe

• Former Union Minister of India and Veteran Congress leader who on 25 December 2012 was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Himachal for a record sixth term in Shimla- Virbhadra Singh

• The Justice who in the fourth week of December 2012 took over as the Chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) - the apex body constituted under The National Green Tribunal Act 2010- Justice Swatanter Kumar

• The most-watched video ever on Youtube which booked a place in popular culture with becoming Collins dictionary’s word for November 2012- Gangnam Style

• The Italian Prime Minister who on 21 December 2012 resigned after 13 months in office with handing over his resignation to President Giorgio Napolitano after parliament gave final approval to the 2013 budget law- Mario Mont

• The air-to-air interceptor missile which on 21 December 2012 was test launched from interim test range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha- Astra

• The legendary hockey player who is also India’s triple Olympic Gold Medallist died after a prolonged illness on 20 December 2012- Leslie Claudius

• The person who on 20 December 2012 awarded with the Best Administrator in India Award instituted by K. Karunakaran Foundation- P. Chidambaram

• The person who  on 18 December 2012 appointed as the new chief of Border Security Force (BSF)- Subhash Joshi

• Bollywood Actor who on 13 December 2012 awarded with the prestigious BrandLaureate Legendary Award in Malaysia- Shah Rukh Khan

• The Indian banker and business executive who on 15 December 2012 took over as President of FICCI, becoming the first woman to head the leading industry body- Naina Lal Kidwai

• The Justice who on 14 December 2012-took over as the new Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court - Arun Kumar Mishra

• The inventor of bar code, which revolutionalised retail in 70s, died at 91 on 8 December 2012 at New Jersey- Norman Woodland

• Famous Bollywood actress and Bharatanatyam exponent who had been selected for the prestigious Bharat Muni Samman of year 2012 for her outstanding contribution to the field of art and culture- Hema Malini

• The first chief minister of Uttarakhand, and the BJP Party leader who passed away on 12 December 2012- Nityanand Swami

• Renowned Indian sitarist  who passed away in San Diego city of California on 11 December 2012- Pandit Ravi Shankar

• The organization to which, the Nobel Peace Prize 2012 was awarded on 10 December 2012 at Oslo, Norway- European Union

• The city at which the 2nd meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs was held on 29-30 November, 2012-  New Delhi

• The film which was given two National Tourism Awards by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India on 8 December 2012 recognizing the impact it has had in promoting India as a tourism destination- Life of Pi

• The strongest ever tropical cyclone which hit Philippines in the first week of December 2012- Typhoon Bopha

• The tax expert who was appointed by the Union government of India, as the adviser to finance minister P Chidambaram- Parthasarathi Shome

• The rank at which India Stands  out of 176 countries in Transparency International’s 2012 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released on 5 December 2012- 94th

• IPS officer of 1974-batch Bihar cadre on 3 December 2012 acquired the office as new CBI director-Ranjit Sinha

• The former NBC Universal chief who was named president of CNN Worldwide on 29 November 2012- Jeff Zucker

 

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