Current Affairs - August, 2012
Every year the World Health Day is celebrated by the World Health Organization on April 7. This year, the World Health Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Building a fairer, healthier World for everyone World Health Day The ..
Neil Armstrong, the first human being to walk on the moon passed away. He was the commander of the NASA’s Apollo 11 space flight on July 20, 1969. Armstrong’s second and last spaceflight was as mission commander of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission on ..
Twitter shunned 6 accounts similar in appearance to the Prime Minister’s Office account. The action by twitter came after the Department of Information Technology sent an ultimatum to the social media site for failing to block the morphed and inflammatory ..
Forbes magazine’s has ranked Sonia Gandhi at number 6 in the list of the world’s 100 most powerful women. The other four Indian women in the list with their respective ranks are: Indira Nooyi (12th ), Padmashree Warrior (58th ), ..
A species of rat that doesn’t chew was discovered in Indonesia. Out of 2200 known species of rodents, this is the only one which lacks molars and instead has bicuspid upper incisors. These Rats species were found in the mountainous ..
South Africa after defeating England 2-0 in the Test-match series grabbed the spot of the World’s Number One Test Cricket team. South Africa thus replaced England to take the top position. The current rankings: 1. South Africa 2. England 3. Australia 4. Pakistan 5. India ..