Current Affairs 24

General Knowledge – Current Affairs

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1. -, on December 3, 2009, decided to implement a “Jawahar Social Infrastructure Mission” focusing on the disability sector, senior citizens and children.


2. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck came to India in December 2009, on his first state visit to a country after his formal coronation as the – King of Bhutan in 2008.


3. Prominent barrister of Indian origin -. who has handled high profile cases in the U.K., was appointed a Recorder by Queen Elizabet on December 29, 2009.


4. The World Bank, in December 2009, extended its support to the Rajasthan Government for four projects pertaining to -.


5. Prominent Oriya poet – was conferred the coveted Fellowship of the Sahitya Akademi, the national academy for literature, in Bhubaneshwar on December 4, 2009.


6. Punjab, in December 2009, proposed to develop the Asal-Uttar in – district as a tribute to the soldiers who repulsed the Pakistani Army attack during the 1965 war.


7. India and -, on December 29, 2009, finalised an action plan to strengthen security cooperation.


8. The Chief Minister of which of the following states was conferred with the Polio Championship Award on December 6, 2009?


9. -, on December 5, 2009, announced to establish a natural fibres bank to conserve and promote planting material for commercial exploitation.


10. The Election Commission, in December 2009, pulled up – for violating the model code of conduct during the Jharkhand Assembly elections.


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