Page-18 of Current GK Questions Current Affairs, GK & News

Who was the first Indian to be elected as fellow of Trinity College, Cambride?

Ramanujan a great mathematcian of India was the first Indian to be elected a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge in 1918. Ramanujan’s first paper which was published in March 1916, in the journal of the London Mathematical Society was on a number series named after Jacob Bernaulli. It was one of the most unusual papers ..


Agenda 21

Agenda 21 is a programme run by the United Nations (UN) related to sustainable development. It is a comprehensive blueprint of action to be taken globally, nationally and locally by organizations of the UN, governments, and major groups in every area in which humans impact on the environment. This is a programme of action adopted ..


David O Selznick honour (Life Time Achievement) to John Lasseter

October 23, 2009: David O Selznick honour (Life Time Achievement) to John Lasseter John Lasseter , creator and director of ‘Toy Story’ is Hollywood animation stalwart. He has received a lifetime achievement from the Producers Guild of America.He is the first animator to receive the David O Selznick honour.



Terracotta Army Mausoleum

The Terracotta Army Mausoleum is a burial ground of a Toy army first discovered in 1974 in China in the Shaanxi province. It is a form of funerary art buried with the First Emperor of Qin (Qin Shi Huang, Shi Huang means the first emperor) in 210-209 BC. This mausoleum was constructed in 246 BC ..


What is Project Kavach?

This five-year HIV prevention project, Project Kavach (a Hindi word meaning protection or shield), is being implemented by the social arm of Transport Corporation of India (TCI) , the TCI Foundation, and by the Avahan India AIDS Initiative, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This project targets Long-distance truckers , who ..