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56. India’s Virender Singh wins a bronze at the World DeaF
Championship at Sofia in Bulgaria
1. Current Rate
57. US Ambassador and 3 diplomats killed in Benghazi rocket
a. CRR – 4.5% b.SLR – 23% c. Repo – 8% d. MSF–
attack (US Ambassador to Libya – Christopher Evans)
9% d. Bank Rate – 9% e. Reverse Repo– 7%
60. India, Myanmar & Thailand decided to implement Trilateral
2. 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17)
Connectivity Project by 2016
Theme – Faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth
61. Smiling Armadillo to be the official Mascot of 2014 FIFA World
9 - 9.5% GDP growth
Cup Brazil
4% agriculture growth
62. UP Government launched the Samajwadi Swasthya Seva in the
Literacy rate – 100%
Extra Power generation capacity – 76000 MW
63. Bhakti Kulkarni becomes Goa’s first woman Grandmaster
5. Govt. of India Approved FDI in Insurance and Pension
64. Japan unveils plan to phase out nuclear power by 2030
Sector as 49%.
65. 58th Commonwealth Parliamentarian conference concluded in
6. ICICI Bank to extend its net banking services through
Colombo (The next conference will be held in South
social media platform ‘Face book’
Africa 2013)
15. India on signed an agreement with Belgium for the
66. Haryana Govt. decides to implement e-pension scheme
modernization of the Indian Railways.
17. India signed Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) 67. Pakistan test fired cruise missile Babur with a range of
with Monaco in August 2012.
18. Odisha became the First Indian state to commence epayment
69. India offered Telecom Support to Turkmenistan
facility for government employees.
70. HDFC Bank announced to launch of Credit Card for Teachers
21. SAIL will sponsor all medal winners of the London
71. Golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar grabbed third Asian tour title
Olympics for the next Olympics to be held in 2016 at Rio
72. India test fired its nuclear capable strategic missile AGNI – IV
De Janeiro (Brazil).
(range – 4000 km) from a test range of Odisha Coast
22. Apple has won USD 1 billion in a massive victory over
73. Mynamar’s Suu Kyi gets Congress highest honour
South Korean giant Samsung in a patent case.
74. Chandrika Tarafdar becomes the first Indian to win a medal
23. World Bank Sanctions loan for Rural Livelihoods Project in Youth World Weightlifting Championship in Slovakia
in Bihar
76. China test New generation inter-continental ballistic missile –
Dongfeng – 41 Range- 14,000 km
78. Ranbir Kapoor & Priyanka Chopra starrer Hindi film – Barfi
5. 8 Indian Company in Fortune Global 500 Company. IOC on 83rd
has been nominated for Oscar for next year film
place.132 company of USA is in this list
17. 9th World Hindi Conference will be held in South African city79. UNAIDS (United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) appointed
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as International
Johannesburg from 22 to 24 of September this year.
Goodwill Ambassador
The main theme of the conference is “Bhasha Ki Asmita
81. GDP Growth Rate Reduced
Aur Hindi Ka Vaishvik Sandarbh”.
18. South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma became the first 1. 12th Five Year Plan reduce growth rate – 9 - 8.2%
2. Standard & Poor reduce growth rate of India for 2012-13 - 6.5
woman head of African Union (A.U.) Commission.
– 5.5%
19. State Bird of Delhi-Sparrow
3. Fitch reduce Growth rate of India for 2012-13 (6.5 – 6%)
20. States which ban Gutka-MP, Kerela, Maharashtra, Bihar
4. IMF fix Growth rate of India for 2012 – 6.1% & 2013 –6.5%
5. ADB reduce growth rate of India – 6.5 – 6.1%
21. Russia and India will conduct sixth joint INDRA-2012
82. FDI Limits
military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia. The last List of Limits in Various Sectors
Defense 26%
Pension 26%
INDRA was held in India in October 2010.
23. Abhijeet Gupta has won the Sixth Kavala International Chess Insurance 26% Print Media 26%
Civil Aviation 49%
Tournament in Greece.
24. Sunita Williams became the second woman in history to take Public Sec. Banks 49%
Private Sec. Banks 74%
command of ISS
Multi Brand 51%
26. IRCTC introduced Interbank Mobile Payment System
Tourism 100% Pharmaceuticals 100%
27. Indian Rank in Global Competitiveness Index-59th
FM Radio 20%
28. Bank of India Open in 1st Branch in South Africa
30. SBI, Bank of India & PNB will open their Branch in Pakistan Telecommunication 74%
31. RBI punished two foreign banks for Money Laundering –HSBC SUMMITS
2. Nuclear security summit
& Chartered Accountant Banks
32. India won the Nehru Cup Football Cup 2012 Tournament by2nd Summit 2012(Current) – Seoul (South Korea),
defeating Cameroon
3rd Summit 2014(Next) : Neitherland
33. India will not provide more than 3 months mobile connection
3. BRICS summit
to the foreign tourists.
Country: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South-Africa.
36. Winner Asian Chess Championship 2012 – Parivarjan Negi 4th Summit 2012(Current): New Delhi
37. World Trade Award 2012 – will be held in Gurgaon (India) 5th Summit 2013(Next) : South Africa
38. LIC completed 56 year of its glorious and purposeful existence
4. G 8 Summit
on 1st Sept. 2012
38th Summit 2012 :David camp, USA
42. London became no.1 Fashion City of the world (earlier it was
39th Summit 2013 : United Kingdom
5. G 20 Summit
44. ISRO launches its 100th space program named – PSLV 21 form
7th Summit 2012 – Los Kabos, Mexico
Sri Harikota (Andhra Pradesh)
8th Summit 2013-St. Petersberg, Russia
55. 2012 London Paralympics Games conclude in London
6. NAM Summit
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16th Non-Aligned Movement Summit- Tehran(Iran) 32. New CMD of Syndicate Bank- M.G. Sanghvi
33. New CMD of Oriental Bank of Commerce- S.L. Bansal
17th Summit(Next)-In 2015- Venezuela
26-31 August at Attended By(India): Prime Minister 34. New Executive Director of PNB-S. R Bansal
35. New CMD of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank- Nagendra Murthy
Theme: Lasting Peace through Joint Global
(Pri-Mr K.T Jagannathan)
36. New Chairman of Indian Medical Association - Dr. Narendra Saini
Country:120,New-Fiji, Azerbaijan
37. New IBA Chairman-Alok Misra
7. SCO Summit
38. New director of IBPS- Anup Sankar Bhattachary
12th Summit 2012-Beijing
39. New Coach of Indian Hockey Team-Jack Nobbs
Attended by:SM Krishna(Forgien Minister)
40. New President of FICCI- R.V. KanoriA
13th Summit 2013-Kyrgyzstan
41. New President of International Chamber of Commerce India
8. National youth Festival –
42. New Country Director of World Bank for India – Onno Ruhl
17th-Mangalore (Karnataka)
43. New CMD of GIC – A.K.Roy
18th –Patna(12-16) January
44. New CMD of OICL-Dr. A.K. Saxena
9. Nato Summit-Chikago
45. New Director-General of Indian Coast Guard- M.P. Muralidharan
10. Arab summit 2012 - Baghdad (Iraq)
46. New Chief Justice of India-Altamas Kabir
11. World Economic Forum Summit 2012 Nov47. US Ambassador to India - Nancy J Powell
48. New Ambassador to Cambodia – Dinesh K. Patnaik
12. 20th ASEAN Meeting 2012 – Phnom penh, Cambodia 49. New CM of Karnataka -Jagadish Shettar (Previous:
13. 10th BASIC Summit - New Delhi
Sadananda Gowda)
14. Earth Summit : -Rio de Janeiro
50. New Chief Minister of U.P.- Akhilesh Yadav
15. United Nation conference on Sustanable Devlopment- Rio51.
deNew Chief Minister of Punjab – Prakash Singh Badal
52. New Chief Minister of Goa- Manohar Parikar
53. New Chief Minister of Uttrakhand- Vijay Bahuguna
16. World Economic Forum – Davos (Switzerland)
54. New Chief Minister of Manipur- Okram Ibobi Singh
17. World Polio Summit 2012 – New Delhi
55. Governor of Andhra Pradesh - E S L Narasimhan (reelect)
18. FM Trilateral Talks(China& India & Russia)-Moscow
56. Governor of Maharashtra - K. Sankaranarayanan (reelect)
19. 11th Energy Efficiency Summit organized by (CII –
57. Governor of Rajasthan-Margaret Alva
Confederation of Indian Industries) – Hyderabad
58. New Supreme Court Judge- F. M. Ibrahim Kalifulla
59. Next Army chief of India-Lt. General Bikram Singh.
1. New Director on the Central Board of Directors of the RBI - 60. New Communication Advisor to the Prime Minister- Pankaj
Y C Deveshwar
61. President of ASSOCHAM- Mr Rajkumar Dhoot
2. New Indian envoy to Israel – Jaideep Sarkar
62. Reelected NASSCOM President-Som Mittal
3. New Indian envoy to Canada – Nirmal Kumar Verma
4. New Secretary Gen. of Rajya Sabha – Shumsher K Sheriff 63. Chairman of NASSCOM-N Chandrasekaran
64. Indian High commissioner to U.K. – Jaimini Bhagwati
5. NEW President of Indian Boxing Federation – Abhishek
65. TRAI Chairman-Rahul Khullar
6. New Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau – Rajiv
66. New Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha-PJ Kurien
67. New CII President-Adi Godrej
7. New President of Indian Newspaper Society – Tilak Kumar 68. New President of Hockey India- Mariamma Koshy
8. New Chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulation – Shailesh Gupta 69. World Bank Chief Economist-Kaushik Basu
9. New FMC (Forward Markets Commission) Chairman – Ramesh NEW APPOINTMENT IN WORLD
1. New President of Russia- Vladimir Putin(3rd Time)
2. New President of Yemen-A.Mansour Hadi
10. New Finance Minister- P.Chidambaram(Privious: Home
3. New President of Somalia - Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
11. New Home Minister-Sushil Kumar Shinde(Pri: Power Min.) 4. New Secretary General of SAARC-Ahmed Saleem
5. New ISI Director general-Zaheer-ul-Islam
12. New Power Minister- Veerappa Moily
6. Nepal’s Army Chief- Gaurav Shumsher Rana
13. New Science and Technology Minister-Vayalar Ravi
7. New president of World Bank - Jim Yong Kim (Koreanborn)
14. New Economic affairs secretary-Arvind Mayaram
8. New President of Germany - Joachim Gauck
15. New Chief Economic Advisor-Raghuram Rajan
9. New President of Malawi - Joyce Banda
16. New Clearing Corporation of India Ltd (CCIL)Chairperson- Shyamala
10. New President of Libya: Mohammed Magarief
17. Re-appoint Deputy Governer of RBI: K C Chakrabarty
11. New PM of Greece - Antonis Samaras
18. New President of India- Pranab Mukherjee
12. New PM of Pak- Raja Pervez Ashraf.
19. Re-elected Vice President-Hamid Ansari(loss-Jashwant Sing) 13. New PM of Syria- Wael al-Halki(Replace: Riyad Hijab)
20. New CBDT Chairperson- Poonam Kishore Saxena
14. New PM of France-Jean Marc Ayrault
21. New Union Railway Minister- C.P.Joshi
15. New IFC Head – (Indian International Finance Corp.) – Jim Yong
22. New Aviation Secretary-K N Srivastava
16. New PM of Egypt- Hisham Kandil
23. New Union Aviation Minister- Ajit Singh
17. UN-Arab League envoy for Syria-Lakhdar Brahimi
24. New Election Commissioner-S. Nasim Ahmad Zaidi
18. New President of Egypt/ Misra- Mohamed Morsi
25. New Chief Election Commissioner-V.S. Sampath
(Freedam & Jasits Party) bt Ahmad Sarif
26. New secretary to the Prez of India-Omita Paul
19. New President of Serbia- Tomislav Nikolic
27. Head of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Committee- Rajyavardhan
20. New President of Maldives - Mohamed Waheed
Singh Rathore
21. New Pakistan High Commissioner to India - Salman Bashir
28. New CEO of Prasar Bharti – Jawhar Sircar
22. New CEO of Deutsche Bank-Ravneet Gill
29. LIC new Chairman-D.K Mehrotra
23. New CEO of ICC-David Richardson(Pri-Haroom
30. New Navy chief-D.K.Joshi
31. New CMD of Union Bank - D. Sarkar
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24. New President of ICC-Alan Issac(N.Z.)(Pr-S.Powar)
25. New Italian Finance Minister-M-Vittorio Grilli
26. New World Bank Chief Economist-Kaushik Basu
27. Prez of the European Council - Herman Van Rompuy
28. ICC President-Allan Isaac(NZ)(Privious-Sharad Pawar)
29. New UN mediator in Syria-Lakhdar Brahimi
30. President of Nicaragua - Daniel Ortega (re-elected)
31. President of Guyana - Donald Ramotar
32. New Mauritius President-Rajkeshwur Purryag (Anerood
33. New President of Mexico-Enrique Pena Nieto(from Dec12, Current:Philip Cardelon)
34. New Paragawe President-Fedrico Franco(VP)(Privious
who have given resign-Fernando Armindo(given Resign)
1. South Korea Prez: Lee Myung Bak
2. President of Pakistan- Asif Ali Zardari
3. Bhutanese PM- Jigme Y Thinley
4. Syria President-Bashra-al-Assad
5. U.S Defence Secretary -Leon Pnetta
6. Prime Minister of Singapore- Mr. Lee Hsien Loong
7. Mauritius Prime Minister -Navinchandra Ramgoolam
8. South Africa President-Jacob Zuma
9. CMD of Coal India Limted- Mr S. Narsing Rao.
10. Uzbekistan President-Islam Karimov
11. Romania President who gave Resign-Train Basescu
12. Fiji President-Ratu Epeli Nailatikau
13. Afghan Defence Minister Who Resign-Abdul Rahim
14. US Defence Secretary-Leon Panetta
15. China Finance Minister -Liu Weimin
16. President of Tajikistan-Emomali Rahmon
1. Ravi Shankar- Music Composer
2. Joy Mukherjee- Film Actor
3. Vilas Rao Deshmukh-Union Science and Technology
4. Mehdi hassan-Ghazal legend
5. Dara Singh-Film Actor
6. Rajesh Khanna- Film Actor
7. Bingu wa Mutharika-Malawi’s President
8. Ahmed Ben Bella- first President of Algeria
9. R.H. Patil- First MG of NSE
10. Mrinal Gore-Social Activist
11. P.M.Rungta-Director of BCCI
12. A.K. Hangal-Film Actor
13. Neil Armstrong-first man to set foot on the moon(From
14. Meles Zenawi-Ethopia Prime Minister
15. Verghese Kurien- Founder of white revolution(Amul Milk)
16. Ranganath Misra -Former Chief Justice of India
17. K.S. Sudarshan – Former RSS Chief
18. Brajesh Mishra – First National Security Advisor of India
19. A.M. Govindarasu – Veteran communist leader & Freedom
20. Dinesh Thakur – Indian theatre director and actor
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10. Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2011 - Soumitra Chatterjee(Bengali
11. Saraswati Samman (2011) - Dr AA Manavalan (Tamil) for
his work 'Irama Kathaiyum Iramayakalum' (Ramakatha
and Ramayanas).
12. Moorti Devi Award (2011) - Dr Gulab Kothari for his book
“Mein Hi Radha, Mein Hi Krishna”
13. Bihari Puraskar (2011) - Rajasthani poet Dr Arjundeo
Charan for his work “Ghar To Ek Naam Hai Bharose Ro”
14. Vyas Samman (2011) - Hindi writer Ramdarash mishra for
his work “aam ke patte”
15. Life time achievement award at 8th Dubai International film
festival – A.R. Rahman
16. International Gandhi Award-Dr. Caire Veult & Dr. J.D.
17. World Food Prize- Dr. Daniel Hillel(Israeli Scientist)
18. India who won Magasaysay Award-Kulandeai Francis
19. Indusharma Katha Samman-Pradeep Saurabh(Book‘Teesri Tali’)
20. ICC Award 2012
ICC ODI Cricketer of the year-Virat Kohli
ICC Cricketer of the year- Kumar Sangakkara
Emerging Cricketer of the Year-Sunil Narine
21. 59th National Film Award
Best Film: Deool(Marathi) & Byari(Kannad)
Best Actor : Girish Kulkarni
Best Actress : Vidya Balan
22. Best Banker Prize Award – Jammu & Kashmir Bank
23. Castrol Lifetime Achievement Award – Ajit Wadekar
24. Shiksha Ratna Award - AN Purohit
1. Suman Kumar Dhar – Biology
2. Amit Sharma & Rajan – Biotechnology
3. Balsubramaniam – Chemistry
4. Mohan MJ & Plus Sarkar – Maths
5. K Narayana – Medical
6. Siraj Minawala – Physics
26. Ramon Magsaysay Award winners 2012: Kulendei
Francis (India) – Community Leadership
London Olympics 2012(30th summer Olympics)
Highest Medal: 1. US:104 M(46 G+29 S+ 29 B),
2 China:88 M(38 G+27 S+ 23 B)
55. India: 6 M(2 S +4 B)
Women’s Hockey- Netherlands bt Argentina
Men’s Hockey- Germany beat Netherlands
In Men’s Basketball, US beat Spain to win gold
Andy Murray(Eng) defeated Roger Federer
(Switzerland) to clinch tennis men’s singles gold
Mascots for London Olympics were Wenlock and
Wenlock was mascot for Olympics and Mandeville
was mascot for Paralympics.
Next: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016
52nd National Open Athletics Championships 2012:
Venue - Chennai
Winner - Railways Runner up – Services
U-19 World Cup 2012
3. Miss World 2012-Wen xia YU(China)
Winner-India ;Runner-Australia
4. Miss Asia Paisific-Himangini Sing
Man of The Match-Unmukt Chand(Indian Captain)
5. Brand Ambassador of BMW-Sachin Tendulkar
Azlan Shah cup
6. Egtek Egale Award(Best Award of Mexico):-R.K.Pachauri
Venue: Malaysia
7. RGN Sadbhavana Award-D.R. Mehta
8. Seoul Peace Award-Bank Ki Moon
Winner-NZ; Runner-Argentina; 3rd Place-India
9. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award- Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Thailand Open Grand Prix Single
Venue-Bangkok; Winner-Saina Nehwal
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10. GSLV - Geo-Synchronous Launch Vehicle
Runner-Ratchanok Inathon(thiland)
11. ISRO - Indian Space Research Organisation
Indonesia Open Single
15. BASIC – Brazil, South Africa, India and China
Venue: Jakarta; Winner-Saina Nehwal
16. PPP – Public Private Partnership & Purchasing Power parity
Runner :Li Xuerui(China)
18. NSG – Nuclear Suppliers Group
Euro Cup-2012
19. IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency
Venue- Poland And Ukrain; Winner-Spain; Runner22. FIPB – Foreign Investment Promotion board
23. PSLV – Polar Satellite Launch vehicle
Cincinnati Masters
24. ICBM – Inter-continental Ballistic missile
Men Single: Roger Federer bt Novak Djokovic
30. NCHRH - National Commission for Human Resources for
Women Single: Li Na bt Angelique Kerber (Germany)
US Open 2012
31. FII – Foreign Institutional Investor
Men Single: Andy Murray(Britain) bt Novak
32. DII – Domestic Institutional Investor
33. GST – Goods and Services Tax
34. DTC – Direct Tax Code
Women Single-Serena Williams bt Victoria Azarenka
37. MFI - Micro Finance Institutions
Women Double: Sara Errani and Roberta
38. MFDC – Micro Finance Development Council
39. TRAI - Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
French Open
41. BCCI - Board of Control for Cricket in India
Men Single: Rafael Nadal(Spain) bt Novak Djokovic(Serbia)
42. SAARC - South-Asian Association for Regional Co-operation
Men Double-Max Mirnyi(Belarus) and Danial
43. ASEAN – Association of South East Asian Nation
Nestor(Canada)bt Bob and Mike Bryan(USA)
44. TAPI - Turkmenistan-Aghanistan-Pakistan-India
Women Double: Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci(Italy)
45. NLD –National League for Democracy
bt Maria Kirileko and Nadia Petrova(Russia)
46. MSF – Marginal Standing Facility
Wimbledon 2012
50. NEFT - National Electronic Funds Transfer
Men Singles - Roger Federer bt Andy Murray
51. RTGS - Real Time Gross Settlement
Women Singles - Serena Williams bt Agnieszka
52. NIA - National Investigation Agency
54. RGSSBY- Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana.
55. AMFI- Association of Mutual Fund in India.
Men Doubles - Jonathan Marray and Frederik Nielsen
57. TDSAT- Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate
bt Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau
Women Doubles - Serena Williams and Venus
59. OIC-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Williams bt Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka
Name Medel Sport Event
Gagan Narang Bronze Shooting Men's 10m Air Rifle
Vijay Kumar Silver Shooting
Men's 25 Rapid Fire Pistol
Saina Nehwal Bronze Badminton Women's singles
Mary Kom Bronze Boxing Women's flyweight
Yogeshwar Dutt Bronze Wrestling
Men's 60 kg Freestyle
Sushil Kumar Silver Wrestling
Men's 66 kg Freestyle
Mixed Doubles Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond bt Leander
Paes-Elena Vesnina
1. “Those were the Day and then-The Life & Times of Lal
Krishna Advani”-Mira Govind Advani
2. Turning Points-APJ Abdul Kalam
3. Diamond Dust & Other Stories- Anita Desai
4. My Unforgettable Memories-Mamata Banerjee
5. Mind Positive-Life Positive-S.Joginder Singh
6. Aawan Main Baarahon Maas-Ambika Dutta
7. "Muslim in Indian cities”- Hamid Ansari
8. Ye Jo Hai Pakistan'- Shivendra Kumar Singh
9. What Young India Wants – Chetan Bhagat
10. Joseph Anton - Sulman Rushdie (Autobiography)
11. Turning Points-APJ Abdul Kalam
12. Diamond Dust & Other Stories- Anita Desai
13. My Unforgettable Memories-Mamata Banerjee
1. NCTC - National Counter-Terrorism Centre
2. GAAR - General anti avoidance rule
4. DTAA – Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement
5. TIEA – Tax Information exchange Agreement
8. MMRCA – Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft
9. DRDO - Defence Research and Development Organisation
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