Monday, December 31, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Magazine: 31 December 2012

1. Against the backdrop of the death of the Delhi gangrape victim, the Army has issued advisories on 31st December 2012 to all its formations across the country against holding new year parties. Advisory has been issued to all formations that they should not organise new year parties. Army chief Gen _______________ and his wife Bubbles Singh will visit patients in Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi and Base Hospital on the first day of the new year and distribute sweets.
[Category: Nation Current Affairs]
[A]Deepak Kapoor
[B]Bikram Singh
[C]V K Singh
[D]J J Singh

2. The relentless surge in terrorist attacks across Pakistan over the past fortnight consumed 40 lives over the weekend in two separate incidents. While the bodies of 21 of the 22 Levies personnel abducted on Thursday were recovered on Saturday night, 19 Shias were target killed in Mastung area of Balochistan en route a pilgrimage to Iran. Who has claimed the responsibility of attacks on the Levies personnel (Soldiers)of Pakistan?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A]Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)
[B]Haqqani network
[D]Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin

3. On last Friday, the Indian Railways made history as the first train chugged through India’s longest railway tunnel in the _______________ mountain range, connecting Kashmir Valley to Banihal town on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. The train, on a trial run, arrived at Banihal station from Qazigund in Anantnag district of Kashmir, and was welcomed by hundreds of residents of this highway town. The train services between Banihal and Kashmir Valley will start in February or March next year while the entire railway project connecting the Valley with the rest of the country will be completed by 2017.
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[D]Pir Panjal

4. Which former Australia fast bowler will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on January 4, 2013 during the lunch break of the third Test between Australia and Sri Lanka?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A]Alan Border
[B]Dennis Lily
[C]Glenn McGrath
[D]Brett Lee

5. With Japan and Canada as partner countries and endorsements from UK, US and Australian business councils, the sixth edition of the Summit 2013, a biennial event of the Gujarat government, will be held from January 11-13. USIBC's ( US-India Business Council) executive mission, comprising senior US business executives representing a broad range of sectors, seeks to promote Gujarat as India's global business hub in the event. What is the name of the event?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A]Prosperous Gujarat
[B]Vibrant Gujarat
[C]Accelerated Gujarat
[D]Gujarat Investofair

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