Page-9 of Current GK Questions Current Affairs, GK & News

In which year National Leprosy Eradication Program came into effect?

The National leprosy Control Programme was launched by Government of India in 1955. This programme was based upon Dapsone (diamino-diphenyl sulfone) domicillary treatment. In 1970s Dapsone in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine as multidrug therapy (MDT) for the treatment of Mycobacterium leprae infections (leprosy) was indentified. This MDT came into wide applications by 1982. The ..

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Forensic Accountants

Forensic accountants are trained to detect evidence of frauds in financial statements. They go beyond the numbers and attempt to analyze 100% of the data as against the sampling procedure adopted by auditors. When the extended procedures are invoked, cases like the overvaluation of the sales or the debtors become easy to investigate. In India ..

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Which Indian Diplomat is known to have mooted the idea of Universal Children’s Day?

20 November is celebrated as the international day for children. The United Nations General Assembly recommended in 1954 (resolution 836 (IX)) that all countries institute a Universal Children’s Day, to be observed as a day of understanding between children and of activity promoting the welfare of the world’s children. The date of 20 November marks ..

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Who is referred to as “The Wizard of Menlo Park”?

Great scientist, inventor and businessman Thomas Alva Edison was called “The Wizard of Menlo Park”. He developed phonograph, the motion picture camera, and electric light bulb. He is counted among the first inventors who applied principles of mass production and large teamwork to the process of invention and therefore is often credited with the creation ..

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How Himsagar Express is special in terms of distance and time?

Himsagar Express (6317/6318) runs between Jammu Tavi & kanya Kumari. This train has the longest run in terms of distance and covers approximately 3750 kms. It also has longest run in terms of Total time. The journey takes 71 hours and 45 minutes.

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