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Current Affairs 2017

Edappadi Palaniswami sworn in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Tamil Nadu, Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao on 16th February evening administered the oath of office to Edappadi K. Palaniswami as the 13th Chief Minister along with a Council of 30 Ministers.

Employment News

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First in India (Men)

The first batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debutMohd. Azharuddin
The first batsman to score double century in One Day International cricket matchSachin Tendulkar
The first man to have climbed Mount Everest twiceNawang Gombu
The first President of Indian RepublicDr. Rajendra Prasad
The first Prime Minister of free IndiaPt. Jawaharlal Nehru
The first Indian to win Nobel PrizeRabindranath Tagore
The first president of Indian National CongressW.C. Banerjee
The first Muslim President of Indian National CongressBadruddin Tayyabji
The first Muslim President of IndiaDr. Zakir Hussain
The first British Governor General of IndiaLord William Bentinck
The first British Viceroy of IndiaLord Canning
The first Governor General of free IndiaLord Mountbatten
The first and the last Indian Governer General of free IndiaC. Rajgopalachari
The first man who introduce printing press in IndiaJames Hicky
The first Indian to join the I.C.S.Satendranath Tagore
The first Indian man in spaceRakesh Sharma
The first Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full termMorarji Desai
The first Indian Commander-in-Chief of IndiaGeneral Cariappa
The first Cheif of Army StaffGen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
The first Indian member of the Viceroy's executive councilS.P. Sinha
The first President of India who died while in officeDr. Zakir Hussain
The first Prime Minister of India who did not face the ParliamentCharan Singh
The first Field Marshal of IndiaS.H.F. Manekshaw
The first Indian to get Nobel Prize in PhysicsC.V. Raman
The first Indian to receive Bharat Ratna awardDr. Radhakrishnan
The first Indian to cross English ChannelMihir Sen
The first person to receive Gyanpith awardSri Shankar Kurup
The first Speaker of the Lok SabhaGanesh Vasudev Mavalankar
The first Vice-President of IndiaDr. Radhakrishnan
The first Education MinisterAbul Kalam Azad
The first Home Minister of IndiaSardar Vallabha Bhai Patel
The first Indian Air Chief MarshalS. Mukharji
The first Indian Naval ChiefVice Admiral R.D. Katari
The first judge of International Court of JusticeDr. Nagendra Singh
The first person to receive Paramveer ChakraMajor Somnath Sharma
The first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygenSherpa Anga Dorjee
The first Chief Election CommissionerSukumar Sen
The first person to receive Magsaysay AwardAchrya Vinoba Bhave
The first person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Prize in MedicineHargovind Khurana
The first Chinese traveller to visit IndiaFahein
The first person to receive Stalin PrizeSaifuddin Kitchlu
The first person to resign from the central cabinateShyama Prasad Mukharji
The first foreigner to receive Bharat RatnaKhan Abdul Gaffar Khan
The first person to receive Nobel Prize in EconomicsAmartya Sen
The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice Hiralal J. Kania

20th Commonwealth Games Indian Medal Winners

Gold Medal Winners Medal Winners Events Amit Kumar Wrestling Abhinav Bindra Shooting Apurvi Chandela Shooting Sukhen Dey Weightlifting Yogeshwar Dutt Wrestling Sanjita Khumukcham Weightlifting Sushil Kumar Wrestling Babita Kumari Wrestling Dipika Pallikal, Joshana Chinappa Squash Kashyap Parupalli Badminton Jitu Rai Shooting Rahi Sarnobat Shooting Vikas Shive Gowda Athletics Sathish Sivlingam Weightlifting Vinesh Wrestling Silver Medal Winners Ayonika Paul Shooting Amalraj Anthony Arputharaj, Sharath Kamal Achanta Table Tennis Bajrang Wrestling Navjot Chana Judo Mirabai Chanu Saikhom Weightlifting Laishram Devi Boxing Malaika Goel Shooting Ashwini Ponnappa, Jwala Gutta Badminton Geetika Jakhar Wrestling Mandeep Jangra Boxing Satywart Kadian Wrestling Ravi Katulu Weightlifting Devendro Laishram Boxing Lalita Wrestling Shushila Likmabam Judo Sakshi Malik Wrestling Santoshi Matsa Weightlifting Prakash Nanjappa Shooting Gagan Narang Shooting Seema Pu ...

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What is polio?

Poliomyelitis is a highly infectious disease caused by the polio virus. It invades the nervous system, and can cause paralysis or even death in a matter of hours. How is polio transmitted? The polio virus (scientifically known as the wild polio virus or WPV) enters the body through water or food that has been contaminated with faecal material from an infected person. The virus multiplies in the intestine. From blood it may pass to the nerves of the brain stem and spinal cord. The disease mainly affects children under five years. Only humans can catch polio. The incubation period is three-five days for minor illness and one-two weeks for paralytic symptoms. So a large number of people may have had a minor dose of polio without really being aware of it. The original flu like illness, the more chance there is of deterioration occurring later in life (fatigue & weakness). What are the different strains of polio? Paralytic polio can be caused by any of three closely related strain ...

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History of Indian Cinema

India's first film "Raja Harischandra", a silent movie was first screened at Bombay's (Mumbai) Coronation Theater on May 3, 1913. It was made by Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema. It was Phalke who introduced India to world cinema at a time when working in films was restricted by social customs. After the success of his film 'Raja Harishchandra', several filmmakers in Bombay and Madras began making silent films. By the mid 1920s, Madras had become the epicenter for all film related activities. Raghupathi Venkaiah Naidu, S S Vasan, A V Meiyappan set up production houses in Madras to shoot Telugu and Tamil films. The silent era came to an end when Ardeshir Irani produced his first talkie, 'Alam Ara' in 1931. If Phalke was the father of Indian cinema, Irani was the father of the talkie. The talkies changed the face of Indian cinema. Apart from looks, the actors not only needed a commanding voice but also singing skills, as music became a defining element in Indian cinema. The ...

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Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly. Print Media is the oldest form of media. But even today it is growing from strength to strength. Around 4000 small, medium and large newspapers and magazines across the county are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers every year. This indicates that it is a growing sector where employment opportunities are increasing with each passing day. Most of the young aspirants who want to enter the print media prefer reporting, but newspapers and magazines also seek young talent as photographers, artists, editors, computer experts, librarians, and cartoonists. Students who have writing ability, graphics or photo skills, curiosity and deter ...

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