Knowledge Diary – 29th September 2012, Saturday


  1. Nirmal Bharat Yatra will start from October 3, 2012.
  2. Jairam Ramesh is the Union Minister of Rural Development.
  3. Vidya Balan is the brand ambassador of the ministry’s campaign for improving sanitation.
  4. The Nirmal Bharat Yatra will be of 2,000 km.
  5. The Nirmal Bharat Yatra will begin from the Gandhi Ashram located in Sevagram in Wardha (Maharashtra) and will end in Bettiah (Bihar).
  6. Union environment Minister is Jayanthi Nataranjan.
  7. TVS Motor Company launched its second 125-cc motorcycle named Phoenix.
  8. Brajesh Mishra, who was India’s first National Security Advisor passed away.
  9. Ecuador announced its decision to grant political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, in August 2012.
  10. Syria, a middle east country is facing a civil war between the government forces and rebel insurgents.
  11. Afghanistan has been facing a spate of ‘insider killing’ in which NATO soldiers have been killed by their comrades in local police and Army.
  12. First Monday of October is celeberated every year as World Habitat Day.
  13. 9 Watt/meter2 is the present permissible power density value for mobile towers operating at 1800 MHz.
    Mobile towers persmissible limit
  14. Mohammad Morsi is president of Egypt.
  15. Fracois Hollande is President of France
  16. Bashar al-Assad is president of Syria
  17. The centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology is located at Hyderabad.
  18. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research is located at Kalpakkam.
  19. Vikram Sarabhai Space Research centre is located at Thiruvananthapuram.
  20. Wakhan Corridor is north eastern extremity of Afghanistan.





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