Knowledge Diary – 8th September 2012, Saturday

  1.  The Father of Civil Aviation in India J.R.D. Tata founded Air India.JRD Tata
  2. 15 October 1932 Air India took its first flight.
  3.  Air India is known as the national flag carrier of India.
  4. On 5 September 2012, The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, on the occasion of teacher’s day felicitated Dr. AN Purohit with siksha ratna award.
  5. Full Form of  FIB is Foreign Investment Promotion Board.
  6. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee has been included in the category of 50 most influential people in the finance category by The ‘Bloomberg Markets’ magazine.
  7.  ICICI has on 6th September 2012  has announced that its going to launch its service on social media platform Facebook. The social network expansion is an initiative taken by the bank under the tag line ‘Khayaal Aapka’ (your care) philosophy in form of next-generation banking solutions.
  8. ICICI is among the first banks to start its online presence and the only bank that allows non-cash transactions i.e. requests for cheque books, account statement enquiry and more.
  9. Business Excellence Award 2012 on 8 September 2012, was given to Managing Director of Kunnath Pharmaceuticals and the producer of world famous Musli Power X-tra at Zurich, Switzerland.
  10. On 6 September 2012, United States has uplifted the title of ‘terrorists’ assigned to Communist Party of Nepal (Maoists) by Maoist part which was Specially Designated with the title of Terrorist Entity under ‘Executive Order 13224’.
  11. Tata Communication is the world’s first company to have its own round-the-world fibre cable network.
  12. Mr.Emomali Rahmon, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, was on a State Visit to India from 1 to 4 September 2012 at the invitation of the President of the Republic of India.
  13. Birendra Prasad Baishya  is Indian Weightlifting Federation President.
  14. On 6 September 2012, Gaurav Shumsher Rana an India-educated lieutenant general took over the position of Nepal’s Army Chief.
  15. On 3-4 September 2012 Mekong-Ganga sixth Cooperation meeting was held in New Delhi
  16.  Full Form of MGC is The Mekong-Ganga Cooperation.
  17.  MGC was established on November 10, 2000 in Vientiane, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic with a purpose of cooperation amongst India and the five Mekong region countries – Cambodia, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand.
  18. On 23 February 2012, Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari released a book entitled Sufism and Indian Mysticism edited by Prof. Akhtarul Wasey and Farhat Ehsas (Farhatullah Khan).
  19. Archaepteryx was once considered as the primitive bird fossil.
  20. Full  form of STR is Society for Text Book Revise.

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