Thursday, November 19, 2015

General Knowledge - 3

Ashwini Nachappa Committee: The committee was constituted to study the status of Sports Authority of India training centers.
She is a former athlete and film star.

Arvind Panagariya: Appointed Chairman of the expert group appointed to classify the Socio Economic and Caste Census, 2011 (SECC) data.

Goa will host the Delphic Games in February 2016.
The Delphic Games are the Olympic Games of art and culture. The youth edition of the Delphic Games will be hosted in India for the first time.
The motto of the 2016 Games is ‘Celebrating Arts and Cultures.’
It will include competitions in six categories — musical arts & sounds, performing arts, language arts, visual arts, social arts and ecological arts & architecture.

Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan: Launched by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
It is a scheme by the HRD ministry which seeks to develop scientific temper among school children.

Cuba: The first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis. 

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