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  • KNOWLEDGEICON [CURRENTAFFAIRSNOVEMBER2012]

    KnowledgeIcon,C/o.DreamWeaversGroup,SCO112,PPRMall,,4thFloor,MithapurRoad,Jalandhar.+9101817102400,7102500,9646824367,9888842223,Email:info@knowledgeicon.com.

    1. TheSouthAfricanReserveBankon6Nov2012rolledoutnewbanknotesbearingthefaceofthecountrysfirstBlackPresidentNelsonMandelamarkingitasatributetohim.

    2. PakistanwontheAsianKabbadiChampionshipdefeatedIndiaintheFinal.3. GoormailSinghisIndianKabbadiCoach.4. IromSharmila,the Iron ladyofManipurcompleted12yearsoffast.She isdemanding

    CancellationofAFPSA(ArmedForcesSpecialPowerAct.1958)5. CricketerVernonPhilandernamedSouthAfricansportsmanoftheyear20126. HironomyChatterjeeappointedastheCEOofAITAAllIndiaTennisAssociation.7. IHF(IndianHockeyFederation)NewPresidentisVDineshReddy.8. LyricistGulzarconferredwithIndiraGandhiNationalAward.9. United Nation declared Nov 10Malala Day.Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani Girl.Shot

    militantGroup10. Taliban.TalibanisagainstGirlsgoingtoSchools.11. LiteracycriticandeducatorGayatriChakravortySpivokgotKyotiPrize.12. XiJinpingisthenewgeneralsecretaryofthecommunistportyofChina.13. TamilNaduistheonlyStatehaving3MajorPorts.14. ChrisGayleistheFirstCricketerintheHistoryofTestMatcheshitSixerontheveryfirst

    ball of a test match. In this match he was playing against Bangladesh and bowlerdebutantwasSohagGazi.

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    andRohanBopanna(Indians).HeldinParis.17. ShantiGandhiagreatGrandsonofmahatmaGandhiwaselectedtoastateassemblyin

    US.18. BaxterAisaHumanoidRobotofUSA.19. MirabaiChanuClaimed3BronzemedalsarAsianJuniorWeightliftingChampionship.20. SupremecourtdeclaredthatCriminalcasescantbedismissedbecauseofdelay.21. PresidentofAfghanisthanHamidKarzaiVisitedIndia.(913November)22. InternationalCropScienceawardgiventoICRISAT(InternationalCropResearchInstiture

    forSemiAridTropics)ScientistDr.C.L.LaxmipathiGowda.23. Uttrakhand top in EPIEnvironmental Performance Index (Cleanest City as per as

    Environment).24. PollyUmrigarAwardgiventoSachinTendulkarandViratKohli.25. AirChiefMarshallofIndiaNormanAnilKumarBrowne.26. ChiefofNavalofIndiaAdmiralD.K.Joshi.27. GeneralofArmyofIndiaBikramSingh.28. ChairmanofISRO(IndianSpaceResearchOrganization)Dr.K.Radhakrishna.29. DG(DirectorGeneral)ofDRDODr.V.K.Saraswat.30. DGofITBP(IndoTibetanBorderPolice)RanjitSinha.31. DGofCRPF(CentralReservePoliceForce)PranaySahay.32. DGofNSG(NationalSecurityGuard)SubhashJoshi.33. DGofNarcoticsControlBeaurueRajivMehta.34. DirectorofIB(IntelligenceBeaurue)NehchalSandhu.35. DirectorofCBI(CrimeBeaurueofInvestigation)A.P.Singh.

  • KNOWLEDGEICON [CURRENTAFFAIRSNOVEMBER2012]

    KnowledgeIcon,C/o.DreamWeaversGroup,SCO112,PPRMall,,4thFloor,MithapurRoad,Jalandhar.+9101817102400,7102500,9646824367,9888842223,Email:info@knowledgeicon.com.

    36. DirectorofRawSanjeevTripathi.37. ChairpersonofCBDT(CentralBoardofDirectTaxes)Dr.PoonamKishoreSaxena.38. ChairmanofPlanningCommissionofIndiaDr.ManmohanSingh.39. DirectorGeneralCentralIndustrialSecurityForce(CISF)Mr.Rajiv40. IndiaRanked40thinWorldEconomicForumsFinancialDevelopmentReport2012.41. Dr.A.P.J.AbdulKalamwasinvitedtoteachinChinasPekingUniversity.42. WorldCaromChampionRashmiKumari.43. SpyPrincessisbiographyofNoorInayatKhan.44. Andhra Pradesh High Court Lifted Lifetime Ban onMohammed Azharrudin (Former

    IndianCricketTeamCaptain).45. CIADirectorDavidPetraeusResigned.46. BBCDirectorGeneralGeorgeEntwistleresignedovercoveringSexualAbuse.47. NewMDandCEOofBSE(BombayStockExchange)AsishKumarChauhan.48. PuccahouseschemestaredinSikkim.ProvidepaccahousetoallCitizensofSikkim.49. ThailandOpenWinnerRichardGasquetdefeatedGillsSimon.50. NewHDFCChairmanDeepakParekh.51. AAI announced International Airport for 5 Cities. Approved Names are Lukhnow,

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    Million).58. FelixBaumgartnerMaderecord.Hejumped24Milesabovetheearth.59. Other than Sachin Tendulkar Indian Ex. AttorneyGeneral Soli Sobarjee gotOrder of

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    giventoAmarkantandSrilalShukla.ThisyearAwardwasgiveninBelgaum(Karnataka).61. GreenParentAwardHollywoodActressJessicaAlba.62. CapitalofMangoliaisUlanBator.63. IndiasFirstELibrarywillbeinJharkhand.64. TropicalStormJelawatStruckSouthernJapan.65. JinnahVsGandhiwrittenbyRoderickMathews.66. PrideofindiaHonourGiventoTirlochanSinghforOutstandingServices.67. SinTaxisataximposedonGambling,AlchohalandCigarette.68. RashtriyaKishoreKumarSammangiventoSalimKhan.69. NewChiefjusticeofHighCourtofMPSharadArvindBobde.70. PMofLibyaAliZeidan.71. SecerataryGeneralofFICCIA.DidarSinghsucceededRajivKumar.72. MissIndiaUniverse2012UrvashiRautela.73. RwandaisnewmemberofUnitedNationsSecurityCouncil.74. WorldshighestPollingStationHikkamvillage(HimachalPradesh).

  • KNOWLEDGEICON [CURRENTAFFAIRSNOVEMBER2012]

    KnowledgeIcon,C/o.DreamWeaversGroup,SCO112,PPRMall,,4thFloor,MithapurRoad,Jalandhar.+9101817102400,7102500,9646824367,9888842223,Email:info@knowledgeicon.com.

    75. SingleVoterPollingStation inBanejVillage(Junagarh) forVoterBharatdasDarshandas(55years).

    76. LekSonyachiSchemeStartedinMPforBPL(BelowPovertyLine)Girls.77. ChairmanoftheBoardofDirectorPTI(PressTrustofIndia)R.Laxmipathy.78. Lifetime achievement award at 14th Mumbai film Festival was given to Waheeda

    Rehman.79. PresidentofKKBirlaFoundationisShohbanaBharti.80. 52ndNationalOpenAthleticsChampionshipwasheldinChennai.81. SecretaryforDepartmentofSchoolEducationandLiteracyRajarshiBhattacharya.82. BiharObservedDolphinDayon5thOctober2012.83. HansChristianAndersenLiteraturePrizegiventoAllendeChilean.84. FirstPresidentofUSAwasGeorgeWashington,17891797.85. 7th East Asia summit was held at Peace Palace ,Phnom Penh Cambodia on 19

    November,2012.86. IndiasFirstindigenousCivilianaircraftisSaras.87. NewheadcoachofPakistansnationalCricketteamfornext2yearsisDavwhatmore.88. Thailandisalsoknownaslandofwhiteelephants.89. NewChairmanandCEOofPEPSICOisIndiraNooyi.90. KeralaisalsoknownasIndiasSpiceGardenState.91. NCLNationalChemicalLaboratoryisinPune.92. ICANNInternetCorporationforassignednamesandnumbers.93. CEOofICANNisFadichehadeearlierwasRodBeckstorm.94. ZIPstandsforzoningimprovementPlan.95. WinterOlympic2014willbeheldinSochi(Russia).96. OlympictheIndianstoryauthorofthisbookisBoriaMajundarandNaliniMehata.97. GangnamStyleisthemostviewedvideoonYouTube earlierwasJustinBarbersSong

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  • KNOWLEDGEICON [CURRENTAFFAIRSNOVEMBER2012]

    KnowledgeIcon,C/o.DreamWeaversGroup,SCO112,PPRMall,,4thFloor,MithapurRoad,Jalandhar.+9101817102400,7102500,9646824367,9888842223,Email:info@knowledgeicon.com.

    ABBREVIATIONS IN NEWS (NOV. 2012)

    1. NSDRCNationalShipDesignandResearchCentreHeadisinVishakhapatnam.2. CACPCommissionofAgricultureCostandPrices.3. CDMACodeDivisionMultipleAccess4. AAIAirportAuthorityofIndia5. WDRWorldDevelopmentReport6. SEZSpecialEconomicZone7. FICCIFederationofIndianChambersofCommerceandIndustry8. ONGCOilNaturalGasCorporation9. NMDCNationalMineralDevelopmentCorporation10. UIDAIUniqueIdentificationAuthorityofIndia11. UNESCOUnitedNationsEducationalScientificCulturalOrganization.12. NPCINationalPaymentCorporationofIndia.13. ATPAssociationofTennisProfessionals14. NTCANationalTigerConservationAuthority.15. CAGComptrollerAuditorGeneral16. CWCRChildWitnessCourtRoom17. ASSOCHAMAssociatedChambersofCommerceandIndustryofIndia.18. NASSCOMNationalAssociationofSoftwareandServiceCompanies.19. ESCAPEconomicandSocialCommissionforAsiaandthePacific.

    SOME IMPORTANT ABBREVIATIONS

    1. ABMAntiBallisticMissile2. AIIMSAllIndiaInstituteofMedicalSciences3. APEDAAgriculturalandProcessedFoodProductsExportDevelopmentAuthority4. BBCBritishBroadcastingCorporation5. BCCIBoardofControlforCricketinIndia6. BHELBharatHeavyElectronicsLimited7. BIMSTECBangladesh,India,Myanmar,SriLanka,ThailandEconomicCooperation8. CARECooperativeforAmericanReliefEverywhere9. CCEACabinetCommitteeonEconomicAffairs10. CDRICentralDrugResearchInstitute11. CIACentralIntelligenceAgency(U.S.A.)12. CIDCriminalInvestigationDepartment13. CNGCompressedNaturalGas14. CSIRCouncilofScientificandIndustrialResearch15. DDTDichloroDiphenyleTrichloroethane16. DFDRDigitalFlightDataRecorder(Blackbox)17. DNADioxyriboNucleicAcid18. EDUSATEducationSatellite

  • KNOWLEDGEICON [CURRENTAFFAIRSNOVEMBER2012]

    KnowledgeIcon,C/o.DreamWeaversGroup,SCO112,PPRMall,,4thFloor,MithapurRoad,Jalandhar.+9101817102400,7102500,9646824367,9888842223,Email:info@knowledgeicon.com.

    19. EPABXElectronicPrivateAutomaticBranchExchange20. ERDAEnergyResearchandDevelopmentAdministration21. ESCAPEconomic&SocialCommissionforAsiaandthePacific(Thisisthenewnameof

    ECAFE)22. FAOFoodandAgricultureOrganization23. FBIFederalBureauofInvestigation(USA)24. FERAForeignExchangeRegulationAct25. FEMAForeignExchangeManagementAct26. FIRFirstInformationReport27. FIPBForeignInvestmentPromotionBoard28. FTAFreeTradeAgreement29. GAILGasAuthorityofIndiaLimited30. FTZFreeTradeZone31. GATTGeneralAgreementonTariffandTrade32. GDPGrossDomesticProduct33. GISTGlobalInstituteofScienceandTechnology34. GMTGreenwichMeanTime35. GNLFGorkhaNationalLiberationFront36. GNPGrossNationalProduct37. GPOGeneralPostOffice38. HDFCHousingDevelopmentFinanceCorporation39. HIVHumanImmunodeficiencyVirus40. IAAIInternationalAirportAuthorityofIndia41. IAEAInternationalAtomicE

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