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- Pandit Bhinsen Joshi Click Here to Read more 2. Italian Film director ,screenwriter and one of the masters of the Commedia all'Italiana (Comedy Italian style) who died on November 29, 2010 at the age of 95, after comitting suicide by jumping from a window of the San Giovanni hospital in Rome, where he was admitted a few days earlier for prostate cancer? - Mario Monicelli. 3. who has been selected for the National Communal Harmony Award ? - Acharya Lokesh Muni Read more: http://allcurrentaffairs.blogspot.com/2011/01/acharya-lokesh-muni-to-getnational.html
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A. Rahman Internationally renowned music composer A. .R.Click Here:. Sinha 10. culture and religion. Who is appointed as the new director of the Central Bureau of Investigation for two years succeeding Ashwani Kumar? Amar Pratap Singh. received the award.com/2011/01/26/list-of-padma-awardees-2011/ 9. Who has taken charge as the fourth deputy governor at the Reserve Bank Anand Sinha Click here to Read more 7. 44. given to outstanding artists who use their talent for social and charitable work.Gautam Gambhir. Rahman was on 26-01-2011 honoured with the Crystal Award of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at the opening ceremony of its annual meet here being attended by 2. He said he got motivation from social work. He is a 1974 batch IPS officer from Jharkhand cadre. Mr.K. List of Padma Awardees 2011 .wordpress. 6. who has appointed as the SEBI's next Chairman ? . The WEF took note of his work for the welfare of children.R. government. 8.http://theonlinegk.Mr U.500 global leaders from the fields of business. (India). Who won the Player of the series award in the ODI cricket series between India and New Zealand held in India in 2010? . Rahman. art.
Former President of which Asian country who wanted to visit India for attending a seminar on December 4. was denied a visa on December 2. . 16. She earned her the Player of the Year award of WTA for the second time in her career (the first time she won it in 2005) Clijsters was also given the Player Service award. which recognizes the player who has done the most to support her fellow players through the WTA Players' Council or other initiatives. 14. following a police complaint against him in a multicrore land deal? Katta Subramanya Naidu.11. Who has been voted women's tennis Player of the Year -2010? Kim Clijsters. Who has been appointed as an Advisor to Prime Minister on Skill Development ? S Ramadorai. 2010. Other award winners: Newcomer of the Year – Petra Kvitova Comeback Player of the Year – Justine Henin Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award – Elena Dementieva Humanitarian of the Year – Maria Sharapova Most Improved Player – Francesca Schiavone The doubles award went to Gisela Dulko of Argentina and Flavia Pennetta of Italy. Which country will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup Football? Russia Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup Football. The decision was taken after the home ministry expressed reservations over the visit of the former Pakistani military ruler due to his recent anti-India statements. 2010? Pakistan India has decided not to grant a visa to former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf who had expressed his wish to visit India to attend a seminar. The 290-km range supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired by India on December 2. 2010. 2010 from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the Orissa coast? BrahMos 13. former chief of IT giant firm TCS Click Here to Read More 15. Information Technology Minister of Karnataka who resigned on December 3. 12.
Who is appointed as Director General of Civil Aviation? E. 6-2. 22. 2010? Serbia. Air France Flight 4590 crashed in Gonesse. rallying for a 3-2 victory over France when Viktor Troicki beat Michael Llodra 6-2. 2010. 20. to pave the way for more intensive cooperation in this sector on 6th December. which enables the former to use Google technology to power its search services in the country? Japan. K. 2010? India and France. Which Indian Sportsperson has signed a 26-crore deal with world's 3rd largest and India's largest spirit maker UB group? Mahendra Singh Dhoni.17. and four people on the ground.). killing all 100 passengers and nine crew members on board the flight. France. On 25 July 2000. Regulators in which country have okayed the agreement between Yahoo Japan and Google Inc. Vietnam on December 11. 18. It was the only fatal incident involving Concorde.National Voters Day Click here to read more 21. 19. On Every year January 25 will be celebrated as the which day? . Serbia won its first Davis Cup title. Bharat Bhushan. 24. Nha Trang. Tendulkar also refused Vijay Mallya when he came to Tendulkar for Kingfisher advertisement during IPL time in which many cricket players took part. 23. Which countries signed seven agreements including five in the area of nuclear energy. Which American airline was convicted for the crash of Air France Concorde in 2000 occurred when the plane took off from Charles de Gaulle airport? Continental Airlines. (India). The tragedy of Air France Flight AF4590 which covered Paris- . 6-3 in the final singles match. Who has been crowned Miss Earth 2010 in Vietnam? Nicole Faria. The 10th edition of the Miss Earth beauty pageant was held in Vinpearl Land. Which country won the Davis Cup tennis for the first time in its history beating France in the final on December 5. He is an IAS officer of the 1979 batch from Kerala cadre. Sachin Tendulkar has refused an endorsement deal offer to promote an alcohol brand of UB group which was worth 20 crore. Earlier.
A rare copy of John James Audubon’s Birds of America.3 million pounds ($11. Myanmar and Iraq. 29.range ballistic missile of India failed in its maiden test from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Wheeler Island off Orissa coast on December 10. The world's most expensive illustrated book. was the beginning of the end of the legendary Concorde. Only 119 complete copies of the 19th-century book are known to exist. a global body that works as a civil society organization? Somalia. An upgraded version of nuclear-capable intermediate. 27.New York. and 108 are owned by museums and libraries. Former Taiwanese Vice President. France will construct two 1650 MW nuclear power reactors in India. China deemed Nobel Committee's decision to honour the imprisoned "criminal" Liu Xiaobo as an attack on its political and legal system. 28. The Transparency International has released its survey 2010 called CPI (Corruption Perception Index) in which Somalia is leading the list of corrupt countries followed by Afghanistan. 2010.5 million) at an auction in London? "Birds of America". has sold for more than £7 million (Rs 50 crore) at auction. billed as the world’s most expensive book. The main objective of Transparency International is to identify the corrupt sectors in the world . Which country is leading the list of corrupt countries according to survey report of Transparency International. which has been sold for a record price of 7. Name of that missile? Agni II Plus. The Confucius Peace Prize which was created in 2010 by an organization in the People's Republic of China as a move to counter the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to? Lien Chan. which in 2003 stopped working definitely. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and French company Areva signed an agreement for building two European pressure reactors at Jaitapur in Maharashtra after talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and French President Ncolas Sarkozy. The nuclear reactors are to be constructed in which Indian state? Jaitapur in Maharashtra France became the first country to sign agreements to set up nuclear reactors in India. 2010. 25. According to the nuclear pact signed between France and India on December 5. 26.
Later. Which country has been awarded the rights to host the 2012 Asia Cup Cricket? Bangladesh. Zuckerberg. Facebook founder who has joined the league of Warren Buffett and Bill Gates in pledging to give away a majority of their fortune for charitable causes? Mark Zuckerberg.through the world wide survey and to do the efforts in making a change towards a corruption free world. special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan who died on December 13. Lekha. philanthropist. a leading newspaper in Malayalam. Haryana won the overall title with 32 points. Asia Cup-2012 will be held at the Shere Bangla National stadium in Mirpur from March 1 to March 12. Holbrooke was the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan under the Obama administration. He is currently the third wealthiest person in the world as of 2010. Indian who has been chosen for the Laureus Media International Selection Panel for 11th consecutive term? V Rajagopal. 30. Kerala and Delhi shared the second spot with 17 points each. Who has become the second youngest person ever to win Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2010? .S. Bill Gates is an American business magnate. 33. Warren Buffett is an American investor. one of the world's youngest billionaires with an estimated wealth of over $6 billion. author and chairman of Microsoft. the software company he founded with Paul Allen. U. Deputy Editor of Mathrubhumi. He would be among panelists elected from across 150 countries to decide who should be the winners of the coveted Laureus sports awards in 2011. Who won gold in the over 81kg weight category of the Monnet 11th senior women's boxing championship at the Lulu International Convention Centre? K.C. 32. He was the only person to have held the position of Assistant Secretary of State for two different regions of the world (Asia from 1977 to 1981 and Europe from 1994 to 1996). 2010 at the age of 69 after undergoing heart surgery? Richard Holbrooke. industrialist and philanthropist. 35. 31. 34. The last time Bangladesh hosted the Asia Cup was in 2000.
. He is an American computer scientist.Mark Zuckerberg. media exchanges.53%) over a six-month period. Which countries signed six agreements on December 16. Al-Qaeda has made jihadi commander Ilyas Kashmiri as its chief military strategist for the region to plan and spearhead terrorist attacks against the West. hydrological data of common rivers. 36. 38. banking sectors? India and China. Who has won the London Chess Classic for the second time after a smooth victory over Nigel Short in the seventh and last round? Magnus Carlsen. software developer and philanthropist best known for creating the social networking site Facebook. of which he is CEO and president. 40. 2010 in the fields of green technology. Corporate lobbyist who was questioned by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team on 21-12-2010 for her firm’s alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation case? Nira Radia. 39. Who was crowned the winner of The Biggest Loser Asia 2. Which PSU (Public Sector Undertaking) has been conferred with the MOU Excellence Award to facilitate the PSU’s performance during 2008-09? Cochin Shipyard Ltd. a popular weight-loss reality TV series which was conducted in an IOI Resort City mansion in Malaysia’s Putrajaya? Viveganandam Deveraj. 37. The 24-year-old walked away with the prize money of US$100.000 after losing 67kg from his starting weight of 144kg – making him the contestant with the highest percentage of weight loss (46. cultural exchanges. 41. Who is appointed as the head of planning for military operations of Al-Qaeda against the West? Ilyas Kashmiri.
The award comprises of Rs 1 lakh and a certificate. 46.particularly English ones? China. Which country recently banned newspapers. . which narrates his travels to the Himalayas. Result: South Africa beat India by an innings and 25 runs Second test played from December 26. Durban: Man of the Match: VVS Laxman (India). 2010 at SuperSport Park. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi. Noted Iranian filmmaker who has been sentenced for six years in jail and barred from directing and producing movies for the next 20-years? . Result: India beat South Africa by 87 runs.P. He scored 38 runs in first innings and 96 runs in second innings. 2010. Man of the Match Winners of test Cricket series between South Africa and India held in South Africa in December 2010: First test played from December 16. 47. including on oil and gas sector and pacts on nuclear energy. He scored unbeaten 201 runs in first innings and took 2 wickets. 2010 at Kingsmead. Veerendrakumar. Which Bank is India's most popular bank for 2010 ? HDFC Bank click here for detail 43. publishers and website-owners from using foreign words . 44. He got the award for his book ` Haimavathabhoovil '. Which countries signed 30 agreements on December 21. Noted Malayalam writer who has won Kendra Sahithya Academy Award-2010 for his travelogue book 'Haimavathabhoovil'? M. 45. defence and space cooperation? India and Russia. Centurion: Man of the Match: Jacques Kallis (South Africa).42.
49. Which country conducted successful experiment of fastest Train of World on 4 December. also received a six-year sentence on similar charges. 2010 when he scored mammoth 498 runs in Harris Shield tournament in Mumbai? Arman Jaffer. In order to address the plight of widows worldwide. He is the director of films such as “Crimson Gold” . The train traveled from Beijing to Shingai in 5 hrs at the speed of 486 Km per hour. the United Nations General Assembly has declared June 23 as International Widows Day. 50. Who are the three Indians to figure in the all-time ODI dream team chosen by fans in a poll conducted by the International Cricket Council (ICC)? Sachin Tendulkar. Other Members: Adam Gilchrist. China already has the world fastest railway track which it intends to double by 2020. Mohammad Rasulov. The filmmaker was convicted of colluding in gathering and making propaganda against the regime.”The White Balloon” and 'The Mirror”. Another Iranian film-maker.12th Man 52. Which day is observed as International Widows Day? June 23. 2010? China.Jafar Panahi. according to the latest diplomatic cables revealed by WikiLeaks? Britain 51. Which country trained an elite police force in Bangladesh accused of extra-judicial killings and human rights violations. . Ricky Ponting and Glen McGrath (Australia) Brian Lara. Viv Richards (West Indies) Wasim Akram (Pakistan) Allan Donald (South Africa) Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) Michael Bevan . 48. Virender Sehwag and Kapil Dev. Thirteen year old boy who made a history in school cricket on December 22.
director of the film “Zephire” from Turkey. instituted by filmmaker Meera Nair. directed by Raja Amari.He is the nephew of Mumbai skipper Wasim Jaffer. He was also served as Minister for Industries of Government of India. won the award instituted by the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) for the best film in the competition. Veettilekkulla Vazhi (The Way to Home). 56. 59.He took charge as Chief Minister of Kerala for the first time on March 25. accusing them for using “black magic” to spread cholera? Haiti. who has been elected as new party leader of Vietnam? . directed by Lenin Rajendran.3 lakhs for the best debut film went to Belma Bas. He bettered his teammate Sarfaraz Khan’s record of 439 runs in Harris Shield tournament in 2009. Other Awards: The Silver Crow Pheasant Award for the best director was awarded to Argentinean director Julia Solomonoff for her film “The Last Summer of La Boyita”. 1977. Human Rights activist who was sentenced to life imprisonment on December 24. was adjudged the best Malayalam film at the festival. directed by Dr. 58. Biju. hit 77 boundaries before getting out in the slips. 57. Which film has won the Golden Crow Pheasant Award at the 15th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK)? “Portraits in a Sea of Lies”. Former Chief Minister of Kerala and Veteran Congress leader died at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram recently? K. 53. Mobs of which Caribbean country killed more than 45 Voodoo priests. was bagged by “Chithra Suthram” directed by Vipin Vijay.Karunakaran. He was the home minister of Kerala during the emergency period. Who is named African player of the year-2010? Samuel Eto. The Hassankutty Award for the best Indian Debut Film. Arman took 490 balls. This is her first ever senior international title. 2010 after being held guilty of sedition and conspiracy by a Chhattisgarh court for his alleged links with Maoists? Binayak Sen. It is a Colombian film directed by Carlos Gaviria and the award carries a cash prize of Rs. The 29-year-old Cameroon and Inter Milan striker won this award for a record fourth time 54. 2010? PC Thulasi. Karunakaran has been the Chief Minister of Kerala four times . Tunisian film “Buried Secrets”. 55.15 lakh. Who was the lone Indian to win a title in the Tata Open India International badminton challenge held at the Cricket Club of India on December 25. The Silver Crow Pheasant Award and a cash prize of Rs. The FIPRESCI award for the best Malayalam film went to “Makaramanju”.
2010? GSAT-5P. Name of the new species of gummy shark which was found 500mts deep off the Mangalore coast recently? Mustelus manglorensis. Who became the first cricketer. was the coach of AC Milan from 2009-2010. Who is named as the new coach of European and Italian champions Inter Milan? Leonardo. He became the first cricketer to take 200 Catches in Test cricket during the 2nd India-South Africa Test at Durban when he took a stunning catch at slip of Dale Steyn. other than wicket-keepers. who nationalised the oil industry and then survived a coup attempt by future leader Hugo Chavez. The launch of which advanced communication satellite failed as the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) exploded mid-air moments after it took off from the Sriharikota rocket launch centre on December 25. 65. 62. Chidambaram on December 30. The 41-year-old Leonardo. Only 19 such gummy sharks are known worldwide. 61. . 2010? The SriKrishna Committee. died recently in Miami? Carlos Andres Perez. to take 200 catches in Test cricket? Rahul Dravid. Former Venezuelan president. and this is the second gummy shark spotted in the Indian Ocean. who played in Brazil’s 1994 World Cup winning squad. Which committee has submitted its report on Telangana separate state issue to the Home Minister P. 63. 64.Nguyen Phu Trong 60.
V. Rao Centre for Sustainable Food Security at the Chennai-based M. Who is appointed as the first woman secretary general of SAARC? Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed.html 70. Krishna was formed on 5 February. A former Chairman of the Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.blogspot. Dr. 2010. Who is winner of TV Reality show Big Boss session 4 ? Television Actress Shweta Tiwari She became the first women to win the title of the Bigg Boss 71. 66. 2011. Raman was also Director of the B. Raman has been awarded the prestigious Bharat Jyoti Award of the India International Friendship Society for his contributions to science.com/2011/01/17th-annual-star-screen-awards-2011. Raman Agricultural scientist K. 17th Annual Star Screen Awards 2011 . technology and development. 67.http://allcurrentaffairs. 69. the most serious criminal charges ever brought against a high-ranking official and a case that shocked the nation? Moshe Katsav. 68. Galantry Awardee List 2011 -http://allcurrentaffairs.The SriKrishna Committee consisting of five members and headed by retired Judge B.S. 2010 for raping an employee when he was a Cabinet minister. Who has been awarded the prestigious Bharat Jyoti Award ? K. N.blogspot.html . She will be appointed South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) secretary general on March 1. Swaminathan Research Foundation. Former Israel President who was convicted on December 30.com/2011/01/2011-galantry-awardee-list-republic-day.V. 2010 and the committee’s term was to end on December 31.V.
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3-6. who became the first Chinese player to reach a Grand Slam singles final. struggling early before beating Li Na 3-6. 76. 6-3 in the Australian Open final. beating Chan Yung-jan of Taiwan and Paul Hanley of Australia 6-3. Who wins Australian Open woman's Single 2011 ? Kim Clijsters won her second straight Grand Slam title and the fourth of her career. . Who won Australian Open mens Single 2011? Novak Djokovic claimed his second title at the Australian Open in dominating style on when he hammered Andy Murray 6-4. 10-7 in final. 6-2. 75.74. 6-3. The result ended the outstanding run of Li. 6-3. who won Australian Open mixed doubles title 2011 ? Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia and Daniel Nestor of Canada won the mixed doubles championship at the Australian Open.
Which film has won the prestigious Golden Peacock award for the best film in the 41st International film festival (IFFI) in Goa? “Moner Manush”.77. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Visit Our New website for Current Affairs FOR SOLVED PAPERS . The Bengali movie “Moner Manush” is directed by Gautam Ghose.
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