Indian Literature: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Current Affairs : November 6, 2011

Selja concerned about safety of Tagores’ Jorasanko house Expressing concern over the structural safety of the Tagores’ ancestral house in northern Kolkata’s Jorasanko where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was born and died, Union Culture Minister Selja Sunday said the building needed more renovation. Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) celebrated all over country Id-ul-Zuha, a festival observed in commemoration ..

Current Affairs : Awards December 18-31 , 2009

December 18, 2009: Gomant Vibhushan Award, Goa: Anil KakodkarFormer Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) & India’s renowned nuclear scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar has been declared the recipient of the first prestigious Gomant Vibhushan award. His role in shaping the country’s nuclear policy and forging the Indo-US nuclear pact was recognised with this award. December18, ..

Current Affairs Current Affairs : Awards November12-17, 2009

November 12, 2009: K R Narayanan award : N Ram of HinduN Ram, Editor-in-Chief, The HINDU newspaper will get this year’s K R Narayanan award. November 12, 2009: Pravasi Ratna Award: M A Yousaf AliPravasi ratna award will go to M A Yousaf Ali. He is a prominent NRI businessman.Both the K R Narayanan award ..

General Compendium 3

Bannerghatta National Park:Bannerghatta National Park is situated at a distance of approximately 21 km from the Bangalore and is renowned for its lion and tiger safari. The other attractions of Bannerghatta National Park include its crocodile and snake farm. Bannerghatta National Park was established in the year 1971 and spreads over an area of 104 ..