Knowledge Diary – 4th October 2012, Thursday

  1. Full Form of HLNRA is High Level Natural Radiation Areas.
  2. Kollam and Azappuzha  are districts located in Kerela.
  3. Full Form of NLNRA is Normal Level Natural Radiation Area.
  4. Scientists found bacteria Cupriavidus Metallidurans that can grow on gold chloride found in nature, and used a combination of biotechnology, art and alchemy to turn it into 24-carat gold.
  5. Shubhalakshmi Panse takes over as CMD of Allahabad Bank.
  6. Adobe launched its latest version of its PDF reader, the Acobat XI suite.
  7. Ooty Farms and Orchards, now known as Green Earth Fresh Produce.
  8. A malaria drug made by Cipla  has been pre-qualified by the World Health Organization.
  9. Full Form of DNDi is Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative.
  10. Deepak Parekh is the HDFC Chairman.
  11. President of France is Francois Hollande.
  12. Jaideep Sarkar was appointed as the new Indian Ambassador to Israel.
  13. Nirmal Verma, the former navy chief was appointed as India’s high commissioner to Canada.
  14. Article 51(g) of the Indian Constitution states compassion for all living creature as well as Prevention of Cruelty of Animals Act, 1960.
  15. Former Cricketer and all-rounder, Sandeep Patil was appointed as the Chairman of the five member senior selection committee of BCCI.
  16. Asia has the world’s deepest fresh water lake named “Baikal Lake” which is 1637 meters deep.
    Baikal lake
  17. Tirich Mir is the highest peak of Hindukush.
  18. Taka is the currency of Bangladesh.
  19. Bengali is the official language of Bangladesh.
  20. Pakistan is known as ‘Land of Canals’.

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