Cricketers: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Kevin Pietersen retires from Limited-Overs edition of International Cricket

Star England Batsman Kevin Pietersen declared to retire from limited-overs edition of International cricket. However, he will continue to play test cricket Kevin Pietersen South African- born English cricketer Right handed batsman and occasional off-spin bowler Debut: 2004 ODIs: 127, Total ODI Runs: 4184, Avg: 48.14 T20: 36 Quickest batsman to reach both 1,000 and ..

After 60 years, Peshawar temple reopened

Prayers were offered the Goraknath Temple in Peshawar (built around 1823) who’s gates were reopened after 60 years following a Court order. The Peshawar High Court permitted the opening of the Gates and also permitting worship in the Temple. The Court refused to give control over the property to the family attempting to stake claim ..

Current Affairs : September 22, 2011

Annual session of UN General Assembly begins Annual session of UN General Assembly begins in New York Issues ranging from climate change, poverty and sustainable development, terrorism, human rights, situation in Libya, the issue of Palestinian application for UN Membership, impact of economic slow-down are the focus of discussions apart from reforms in the UN ..

Current Affairs : September 12, 2011

14 non-dairy based calcium-rich food developed by Indian scientists Indian Scientists have developed 14 non-dairy based calcium-rich food They have also developed 12 dairy-based calcium-rich products to raise calcium intake in children The products to also benifit those kids who are not fond of milk The non-dairy-based calcium-rich products include finger millet or ragi dosa, sesame ..

Current Affairs : Appointments : Current Affairs: July 12, 2009

July 10, 2009: Ravishankar Bhooplapur appointed Governor of Rotary InternationalJuly 10, 2009 : Amit Baruah appointed Head BBC Hindi ServicesJuly 11, 2009: Roger Binny appointed Bengal coach July 10, 2009: Ravishankar Bhooplapur appointed Governor of Rotary InternationalIndian-American philanthropist Ravishankar Bhooplapur has been appointed as the Governor of Rotary International in New York. He is the ..