Asian Games: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Hari Ram Grand Prix: India at the top

India bagged the top position at the Hari Ram Grand Prix wrestling tournament held in New Delhi Results: India (1st position):2 golds, 3 silvers, and 5 bronze USA (2nd position): 1 gold, 5 silvers, 1 bronze Korea (3rd position): 1gold, 2 silvers, 3 bronze Indian Winners: Gold : Praveen Rana, Rajneesh Silver: Nitin, Neha Rathi ..

Aditya Mehta stuns Pankaj Advani for Asian snooker title

India’s Aditya Mehta stunned compatriot Pankaj Advani to become only the third Indian ever to clinch the Asian Snooker Championships in Doha. Aditya sealed the match 7-5. Aditya is the 3rd Indian to lift the Asian Snooker Title and gets the championship trophy home after 8 year long wait.

Dipika: First Indian Squash Player to reach World Open quarterfinals

20 year old Dipika Pallikal is a squash player from Chennai. Recently, Dipika became the first Indian to make the last eight of the World Open Squash. She won 11-6, 11-7, 11-7 against Kanzy El Defrawy, the Egyptian qualifier who had upset her compatriot Omneya Abdel Kawy, last year’s World Open runnerup at Rotterdam (Netherlands). ..

Arjuna Awards – 2011

Normally not more than 15 Arjuna awards are given in a calendar year. But the scheme of Arjuna Awards also provides that keeping in view the performance of Indian sportspersons in the Commonwealth, Asian Games and Olympic Games during a particular year, the awards exceeding 15 in number may be allowed with proper justification and ..

Current Affairs : August 2, 2011

Ace Shooter Ronjan Sodhi ranked No.1 by ISSF Ronjan Sodhi : Champion double-trap shooter and Asian Games gold medalist Sodhi ranked No.1 in the world by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Sodhi won gold in the World Cup Finals in Turkey in 2010 He recently won the silver medal in the Beijing World Cup ..