Tuesday, September 23, 2014

India GK Question Paper 107

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India GK Question Paper NO. 107 SOLVED
 
Q.1761 ‘Ghotul’, a tribal youth dormitory is found among the
A. Oraon of Bihar
B. Bhutia of West Bengal
C. Garo of North East India
D. Tribal of Chhattisgarh
Ans. D.

Q.1762  Which is not a Tundra type of vegetation ?
A. Sedges
B. Steppes
C. Mosses
D. Lichens
Ans: B.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

India GK Question Paper 106

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Q.1741 Jitu Rai, who wins gold in 17th Asian Games is associated with which sports ?
A. Shooting
B. Wrestling
C. Boxing
D. Table Tennis
Answer: A

Q.1742 The concept of Anuvrata was advocated by ?
A. Mahayana Buddhism
B. Hinayana Buddhism
C. Jainism
D. The Lokayata School
Ans: C

Q.1743 Which one of the following territories was not affected by the revolt of 1857 ?
A. Jhansi
B. Jagdishpur
C. Lucknow
D. Chittor
Ans: D

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Uppalapu Srinivas passed away

Renowned Mandolin exponent Uppalapu Srinivas passed away at a private hospital on 19 September, 2014 after a prolonged illness. Srinivas (45), popularly known as 'Mandolin Srinivas', is a renowned mandolin player of South Indian Carnatic music. He was being treated for a liver related illness. "He was pronounced dead at 10.00 am," an Apollo hospital spokesperson said.
Uppalapu Srinivas, who used to play an electric mandolin, had collaborated with several global artistes including John McLaughlin and Michael Nyman. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1998 and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2010. He is a recipient of numerous other awards. He was a follower and devotee of Sri Sathya Sai Baba and had also performed before him on several occasions. Several eminent personalities including music composer A R Rahman condoled Srinivas's death.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Bill Gates meets Narendra Modi

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, along with his wife Melinda Gates, Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. ”Mrs. @melindagates and Mr. @BillGates met PM @narendramodi,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted.  Mr. Bill Gates praised the Prime Minister`s emphasis on community sanitation initiatives, and in particular, applauded the Prime Minister`s focus on sanitation as a critical driver of child health, and a prominent factor in the safety and dignity of women and girls.
Mr. Bill Gates also appreciated India`s efforts in introducing four critical new vaccines in its Universal Immunization Programme. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation expressed keenness to continue its partnership with India in this area. The Prime Minister praised the spirit of philanthropy and public good, with which the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been working. He appreciated the Foundation`s efforts in healthcare in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, and discussed with them how these efforts could be integrated with the existing programmes of the Government. Bill and Melinda Gates also appreciated the improvement in institutional delivery by involving public and private sector health facilities in the State of Gujarat. The Prime Minister shared with Bill and Melinda Gates, his ideas for the innovative use of technology for waste water management to irrigate peri-urban land and encourage organic farming.