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Miscellaneous Facts -04

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
JANUARY 01, 2015

   
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Miscellaneous Facts -04

Miscellaneous Facts -04

1.    Allocation for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan in 2014-15 --- Rs. 28635 Cr

 

2.    Malyasian plane MH 17 was shot down by Buk Missile. The plane was on its way from --  Amsterdam to Kaulalumpur

 

3.    Grand Old Lady of Bollywood ---  Zohra Sehgal

 

4.    UN Human Rights 2013 and Liberty Medal 2014 Awards were given to --- Malala Yousafzai

 

5.    Agenda at 6th BRICS Summit in Fortalezza --- BRICS Development Bank & Contingent Reserve Arrangement

 

6.    Authorized capital of BRICS Development Bank is --- $100bn

Its Subscribed Capital is --- $50bn (to be contributed equally by BRICS nations)

 

7.  A Sports University is proposed in ---  Manipur

 

8.    Code name for Indo-Russia Naval Exercise in Sea of Japan ---INDRA-14

 

9.    Smart City --- A city based on integrated infrastructure and services through a technology platform and controlled by integrated command centre

 

10.     Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratna 2013 --- Ronjon Sodhi (Double Trap Shooting)

 

11.     Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament & Development 2013 --- Ms. Angela Merkel, Vice Chancellor of Germany

 

12.     First Indian nuclear reactor generating 100 MW power --- Kudankulam

 

13.     Garuda V, joint Indo-French Air Exercises --- Jodhpur

 

14.    59th Filmfare Awards --- Best Film- Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Best Actor - Farhan Akhtar (BMB)

Best Actress- Deepika Padukone (For Goliyon Ki Rasleela- Ramleela)

Best Director- Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra (BMB)

Lifetime Achievement Award- Tanuja

 

15. 40th G-7 meet held in --- Brussels

 

16. Mullaperiyar Dam height to be raised from to 142 feet by --- Tamil Nadu

 

17. 29th nation to join Euro from Jun 1, 2015 --- Lithuania

 

18. As per World Bank, on Purchasing Power Parity basis, India is --- 3rd largest economy worldwide

 

19. Canadian province, which has legalized Euthanasia (Mercy Killing) --- Quebec

 

20. Per Capita Net National Income in real terms (2004-05 prices) in 2013-14 --- Rs. 39904

 



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