Knowledge Diary – 19th September 2012, Thursday

 

  1. On 18 September 2012,The data presented by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) claimed that the low cost airlines Indigo emerged as the leading carrier in the month of August.
  2. Almost 70 percent of the total production of coal in the country is consumed by Power producers in India.
  3. On 18 September 2012, the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development  decided to launch a scheme called Saksham to empower adolescent boys by educating them on gender sensitivity and moral behaviour.
  4. On 18 September 2012, Plastic Omnium, the French Auto Part supplier declared their plan to build a factory in Russia.
  5. The Union Women and Child Development Ministry launched the portal to serve as a central database of all those children who have gone missing in different parts of the country by the name of Track Child.
  6. Schroder is the largest asset management company of UK with its operations in 26 countries worldwide.
  7. On 18 September 2012, the book “Joseph Anton: A memoir”, by Salman Rushdie, was nominated in the list for 2012 UK prize.
  8. Tata Motors on 18 September 2012 appointed Ranjit Yadav as President of its Passenger Car Business Unit (PCUB).
  9. On 18 September 2012,  Najeeb A Majeed became the new Chief Minister of the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka.
  10. On 10 September 2012, World Bank appointed Onno Ruhl a Dutch National to be the country director for India.
  11. 5 September 2012, HDFC Bank announced the launch of credit card for teachers, coinciding with the celebration of Teachers Day.
  12. Chandragupta I was the first Gupta ruler to assume the title of Maharajadhiraja.
  13. Razia Sultana was the first and only Muslim lady who ever ruled India.
    Razia Sultana
  14. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system.
  15. ‘Seismology’ is the special branch of Geology. It deals with the study of earthquakes.
  16. Article 26 of the constitution deals with Freedom to manage religious affairs.
  17. Article 52 deals with The President of India.
  18. Jawahar Rozgar Yojana was started during seventh five year plan.
  19. Zoology is the scientific study of the structure, form and distribution of animals.
  20. The quantity of blood in the human’s body in 7% of the total weight.

 

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