General Studies & Current Affairs for Bank, SSC, CLAT, Civil Services and other Competitive Exams

1.How many members are there in the committee which had been constituted to probe the charges against Justice Sen? Three.The Committee comp...

GK & Current Affair for CLAT 12 : 3

1.How many members are there in the committee which had been constituted to probe the charges against Justice Sen?
Three.The Committee comprising Hon’ble Justice B. Sudershan Reddy (Chairman), Hon’ble Justice T.S.Thakur and Shri Fali S. Nariman.
2. Who is Jehangir Sabavala?
Jehangir Sabavala (23 August 1922 – 2 September 2011) was an Indian painter.Padma Shri by the Government of India - 1977.
3.Which ministry has launched ‘Sukhi Griha Scheme’?
Ministry of Railways.To undertake slum dwellers' rehabilitation and resettlement in a planned manner. 
4.“Tin Bigha Corridor” is located between which country?
The Tin [or Teen] Bigha Corridor is a strip of land belonging to India on the West Bengal–Bangladesh border, which in September, 2011, was leased to Bangladesh so that it can access its Dahagram–Angarpota enclaves.
5.What is ‘Dreamliner’?
nickname of Boeing’s 787 Aircraft.
6.‘Brio’ is the latest car launched by which company?
7.Who is appointed as the head of Telecom equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) of India business?
Sandeep Girotra.
8.‘Aviator’ scooter is the latest version scooter by which company?
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.
9.'Bharat Bike’ is manufactured by which company?
10.Japanese car-maker Toyota, has a joint venture in India with which company?
Kirloskar Group.

11.‘Sampur Power Plant’ is a joint venture between which two country?
India & Sri Lanka.
12.“Janam Bhoomi Gaurav” is name of :
a tourist Train.
13.Who was the head of the committee, which found Justice Sen. guilty of breach of trust and misappropriation of the receiver's funds for personal gain?
Justice A.P. Shah.
14. Where the meet of Health Ministers of 11 countries from World Health Organization (WHO) South East Asia Regions (SEAR) was recently held on?
15.Recently India lost hosting rights of 2011 Men’s Champions Trophy, now it will held in:
South Africa.
16.United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has highlighted India as a shining star, projecting an economic growth of 8.1 per cent — the fastest rate of expansion in the world after which country?
17.High-level government committee ruled out pooling of natural gas prices, stating that pooling of natural gas prices is not feasible.Who is the chief of the Committee?
Saumitra Chaudhari.
18.‘Lauretta’ is latest car launched by which company?
19.Who won the men’s marathon world championships 2011?
Abel Kirui.
20.Who is the Chairman of Force India F1 or Force India Formula One Team Limited?
Vijay Mallya.
21.Recently which of the following terrorist organization has warned that they would target major High Courts and the Supreme Court of India?
22.Who is the first Indian-American ever to be elected Governor of a U.S. state?
Piyush Boby Jindal.
23.India is the second largest telecommunication network in the world in terms of number of wireless connections after which country?
24.Which of the following state government has formulated an action plan to achieve total literacy by 2013 in addition to the Sakshara Bharathi scheme launched by the Centre to improve the literacy rate in the State?
Andhra Pradesh.
25.Leading water innovators, policy makers, academics, researchers, investors, thinkers, catalysts, technocrats and entrepreneurs from across the globe will congregate in:
26.Recently which of the following country’s plane (Yak-42) carrying the Lokomotiv ice hockey team has crashed immediately after taking off from an airport?
27.Which of the following Indian-American is the Governor of South Carolina in the U.S?
Nikki Haley.
28.The Commonwealth Youth Games are a small-scale version of the Commonwealth Games, designed for the youth of the 71 Commonwealth countries. Fourth Commonwealth Youth Games will be held at:
Isle of Man.
29.Indian boys have been clubbed with Tunisia, Greece, Estonia, Ukraine, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, South Korea and Slovenia in Group ‘A' in the World Youth 3x3 basketball championship to be held in:
30.S.J. Mukhopadhaya who has been appointed as a Supreme Court judge by President Pratibha Patil along with four others, was earlier the Chief Justice of :
Karnataka High Court.
31.Who is the current Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court?
Vikramajit Sen.
32.Which of the following state government has launched a scheme to distribute laptop to government and aided higher secondary school and college students?
Tamil Nadu.
33.Vandana Shiva is famous:
34.Which of the following states has launched rural tourism scheme “Har Gaon Ki Kahani”?
Himachal Pradesh.
35.Which of the following countries has won Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Ordos (China)?
36.To protect newborns and mothers ‘Janani Shishu Suraksha Yojna’ was launched all over the country by United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi in which of the following states?
37.In the first public-private participation in the defense sector, Nikhil Gandhi-owned Pipavav Defense and Offshore Engineering Company have entered into a joint venture with which of the following state-run Shipyard Company?
Mazagon Dock Limited.
38.Scientists at the GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development have discovered two new species of fish in Senkhi stream and Dikrong River of:
Arunachal Pradesh.
39.Which of the Indian cricket players have won the ‘Spirit of Cricket Award' at the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) awards function in London?
M.S Dhoni.
40.Which country has recently seeked Indian medical aid to fight dengue?
41.Hindi day is celebrated on which of the following day?
14 Sep.
42.Global leader and U.S.-based technology services provider CSC has announced the acquisition of which of the following testing solutions company?
AppLabs Technologies.
43.Which Steel Company has announced a major five-year improvement programme for its Ijmuiden steelworks in the Netherlands that is designed to sustain the plant's potential to be a world-class steelmaker?
Tata Steel.
44.Which multinational technology corporation announced that it has partnered Google for accelerating its entry into the Smartphone market by the first-half of 2012?
45.Jain Irrigation in partenership with which company has launched Project ‘Unnati', a unique partnership with farmers to demonstrate and enable adoption of ultra-high density plantation (UHDP) practice for mango cultivation?
Coca Cola India.
46.A car will be representing the country as India's most efficient solar car in the “World Solar Challenge 2011” to be held in October in Australia. The car has developed by which  college/Universities engineering students?
Delhi Technological University.
47.Which mobile company has over 28 per cent market share (on value terms) in the mobile handset market and is the second largest player?
48.The world's largest bank by profit, balance sheet as well as market value, the Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has opened its first branch in which  city of India?
49.The plant with a capacity of 300 tones a day, will supply liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon to customers in the Maharashtra and Gujarat. Which company has planed to construct a new air separation plant in the Pune-Mumbai industrial corridor?
Praxair India.
50.A leader in disaster recovery management software has announced its partnership with iValue Infosolutions, as a value-added distributor?
51.Which banks has started operations in Andaman Nicobar archipelago with its first branch in Port Blair?
52.Who is  the Chairman and Managing Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)?
Shreyans Kumar Jain.
53.Which  country has won the Asian Champions Trophy 2011?
54.Which retailer company has joined hands with the Himachal Pradesh Government for a strategic partnership to promote ‘Brand Himachal’?
Future Group.
55.Who is the current Chairman of Indian Atomic Energy Commission?
Srikumar Banerjee.
56.Who is the current President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)?
Harsh Mariwala.
57.NTPC has already signed preliminary agreements with which  state governments for the execution of four coal-based power projects with a combined capacity of over 8,300 MW
Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.
58.Which IT firm has been roped in by Deutsche Bank to provide software solutions to the financial services firm's capital markets business unit?
59.Michael Nobbs is coach of Indiam men's hockey team. He hails from:
60.The Railways has constituted a High-level committee on safety to recommend ways to modernize tracks, signaling, rolling stock and stations. Committee is headed by:
Sam Pitroda.
61.Who is the current chairman of Indian Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)?
Sri Kumar Banerjee.
62.“Pakistan: A Personal History” is the book which wrongly showed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir shaded in the same color as that of Pakistan. This book is written by:
Imran Khan.
63.Which airlines company has announced the extension of its short-term promotion scheme, Silver and Platinum Pass, aimed at providing air travel at competitive and affordable rates?
Air India.
64.The fourth, 2012 ICC World Twenty20 international cricket tournament will be held in which  country?
Sri Lanka.
65.Which states has become the first state in the country to launch the ‘My Stamp’ program which allows people to get stamps with their photographs on it?
Jammu & Kashmir.
66.Union Minister of State for Communications and IT has released the ‘Text-to-Speech' (TTS) software for six Indian languages that will help convert text into human voice. This is available in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, and:
67.American multinational conglomerate 3M, which was earlier known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, announced the launch of its second research and development facility in:
68.Who has been appointed as the new President of Manufacturer's Association of IT Industry (MAIT)?
Alok Bharadwaj.
69.Which  Life Insurance company has launched a range of term plans under the umbrella of ‘iSecure’?
Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance.
70.The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned Rs. 399.22 crore to which State governments under RIDF-XVII for ‘Indira Jala Prabha'?
Andhra Pradesh.
71.Which National award-winner Malayalam film, has been nominated as India's official entry for the coming Oscar Academy Awards?
Adaminte Makan Abu.
72.SLINEX-II "the largest joint naval exercises was conducted between:
India and Sri Lanka.
73.The Indian government has gifted 1,250 computers and peripherals to the schools of which country?
Sri Lanka.
74.Which states of India has the highest number of people who smoke, but less of those who use smokeless tobacco?
Jammu & Kashmir.
75.Hinduja Group flagship company Ashok Leyland is contemplating to come out with a passenger version of its light commercial vehicle “Dost” in association with:
76.Indian women won the three-match football series against which country?
77.Which automobile company has launched the automatic transmission (AT) version of its premium SUV Santa Fe?
Hyundai Motors India Ltd.
78.World Tourism Day is observed on:
27th September.
79.Recently which organization has been awarded carbon credits worth Rs.47 crore by the United Nations for reducing green house gas emissions?
Delhi Metro.
80.Ellen Jonson Sirleaf who has been conferred Noble Peace Prize 2011, is associated with which of the following fields?
Women empowerment.