Quick Current Affairs 3
1. Harold Pinter , a Nobel Prize-winning eminent British Playwright died on Dec24,2008
2. Eartha Kitt died on dec.26, 2008 was an American singer.
3. Somali Prime Minister Hassan Hussein Nur was sacked from his post on December 14, 2008.
4. Natinal Minority Rights Award 2008 was given to Shabnam Hashmi & Dr. Inderjeet Kaur .
5. Veena Dass who is director of “Sogetsu School Ikebana” Delhi Chapter has been given The “Order of the Rising Sun, Gold, & Silver Rays” award by Japanese Emperor Akihito.
6. “National Woman Excellence award 2008 “was given to Leading Odissi Dancer Pritika Kalra Gandhi.
7. Indian –American Doctor Tarpan Thakur has been selected in 10 top hospitalists of United States by American College of Physicians.
8. Nandini Sarma an Indian Origin and American Citizen has been honored by naming an asteroid because of her science project on Garlic.
9. Government Seeks to make inexpensive justice available to people in rural areas and for this “Gram Nyayalaya Bill” has been passed by Rajya Sabha.
10. BrahMos is a supersonic Cruise Missile with a strike range of 290 kms, tested on December 18, 2008.
11. “ Nag” is an Anti Tank Missile tested in Pokharan in Rajasthan in December 2008.