Knowledge Diary – 28th September 2012, Friday

  1. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister is Omar Abudullah.
  2. Full Form of CBD is Convention on Biological Diversity.
  3. Samsung unveiled the upgraded version of its tablet, Galaxy Note II which is powered by Android version 4.1.
  4. Samsung India Vice President is Asim Warsi.
  5. Iran unveils long range drone named Shahed 129.
  6. India is going to expand bilateral trade with Malaysia to $15 billion by 2013 from $13 billion in 2011-12 as per the discussion in India-Malaysia CEO Forum.
  7. Samir Brahmachari  is the Director-General of CSIR.
  8. On 26 September 2012, Justice Darmar Murugesan, the former judge of the Madras High Court, was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court.
  9. The new Indian Railway Minister is C.P. Joshi.
  10. Total number of Zodiac constellations in Indian astrology is 27.
  11. Ramkrishna Mission was established by Swami Vivekanand.
  12. Nasa’s land rover Curiosity landed on mars on August 2012 on Gale Crater.
  13. India’s Mars mission is likely to be lauched in 2013, the rocket to be used in this mission will be Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle.
  14. In London Olympic 2012,   The United States won the highest number of gold medals.
  15.  Usain Bolt Won the gold medal in 100mt race in London Olympics 2012.
  16. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratana Award 2012 was given to shooter Vijay Kumar and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt.Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
  17. India’s DRDO has developed pilotless target Aircraft named Lakshya-II
  18. India’s first indigenously developed nuclear submarine is named INS Arihant.
  19. Wolesi Jirga is lower house parliament of Afghanistan.
  20. The maximum value of securities in a  “Basic Service Demat Account” decided by SEBI is 2 Lakh.




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