• The president of The Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), a New Delhi based Indian think-tank – Vice President of India
  • The Archaeological Survey of India, an organisation under – the Ministry of Culture, Government of India
  • Under the ‘Beautification of Railway Stations with Local Artists’ competition  the railway stations got the First Rank – Maharashtra’s Ballarshah and Chandrapur railway
  • The Buddha seated in a meditative posture in SWAT valley of Pakistan, considered one of the largest rock sculptures in South Asia was restored with the help of – France
  • The Pakistan Army launched an operation, Rah-e-Rast, to flush out militants from the tribal region in  – 2010
  • The first Indian track athlete to have won a medal in the history of the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships – Hima Das
Person In News
  • Spiritual leader Dada J.P. Vaswani passes away recently was a receipient of – U Thant Peace Award 
General Awareness
  • Aadhaar (English: Foundation) is a unique identity number of – 12 Digits
  • A total of how many states are located at the International Border – 17
  • Sikkim share border with –  China,Nepal,Bhutan
  • West Bengal share border with – Bhutan,Nepal,Bangladesh
  • Arunachal Pradesh share border with – China, Bhutan, Myanmar
  • Jammu & Kashmir share border with – Pakistan, China, Afghanistan[POK]