Current Affairs - December, 2011
Well-known writer and Film Personality M T Vasudevan Nair chosen for the prestigious Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2011 for his invaluable contribution to Malayalam literature. Expressing happiness, Mr Vasudean Nair said the prize money would be presented to Tirur Thunjan Parambu, the ..
Veteran Gujarati poet Natvarlal Kuberbhai Pandya Ushnas passed away in Valsad. He was 91. He was instrumental in heralding a new wave in Gujarati poetry. His first poetry collection published was Prasoon(1955), followed by Nepathye(1956), Aardra(1959), Manomudra(1960), Trun no grah(1964), ..
Five novels by Indian writers figure in this year’s Man Asian Literary Prize long list. The personalities including 5 Indians are: Jamil Ahmad (Pakistan) – The Wandering Falcon Tahmima Anam (Bangladesh) – The Good Muslim Jahnavi Barua (India) – Rebirth ..
Recently, two of China’s unmanned spacecrafts successfully docked for the first time high above the Earth. China has termed it a major technological breakthrough in its ambitious programme to establish a manned space station by 2020. The Shenzhou-8 spacecraft coupled ..
A study by the Central Water Commission has observed that high concentration of iron content greater than 1.0 mg/l at 22 water quality stations has been found in six states. These states are Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, ..
Syphilis (caused by treponema pallidum) actually appears due to the sexual intercourse or masturbate done through the infected persons and thus it is basically a sexual contact disease. The most common symptoms of it are the appearance of red spots ..