GKToday Archives: November, 2014

GK & Current Affairs : November 10-12, 2014

1. At which among the following places, School of Planning and Architecture has NOT been established? [A]Delhi [B]Bangalore [C]Bhopal [D]Vijayawada Bangalore There are three Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPAs) in India at Bhopal, Delhi and Vijayawada. They were established ..

GK & Current Affairs: November 7-9, 2014

1. What is the name of the new drug developed by scientists recently as an alternative to antibiotics? [A]Staphefekt [B]Dalvance [C]Orbactiv [D]Sivextro Staphefekt As the conventional antibiotics are losing their effectiveness against infections, scientists have developed the first drug as ..

GK & Current Affairs: November 4-6, 2014

1. India’s Drug Technical Advisory Committee has recently waived-off the clinical tests of two drugs Aflibercept and Trastuzumab emtansine. These drugs are used for the treatment of __? [A]TB [B]HIV [C]Cancer [D]Diabetes Cancer The two drugs Aflibercept and Trastuzumab emtansine ..

China's Yan Bingtao Becomes Youngest Player to Win World Snooker Title

Yan Bingtao, the 14-year-old prodigy from China, has created history by becoming the youngest player to win the men’s title in the IBSF World Snooker Championship. He defeated Pakistan’s Muhammad Sajjad 8-7 in the final match held in Bengaluru, Karnataka. ..


PM flags off Meghalaya’s first train

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged-off the first train from Mendipathar, Meghalaya, to Guwahati. This was an important occasion in the history of Indian Railways, as Meghalaya was being added to the rail network of India for first time. He also ..


WCCB develops app to track wildlife crimes across country

For the first time, Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) under Environment Ministry in coordination with the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) have developed Android based smartphone application that will enable users to report wildlife crimes, from any part of the ..