Current Affairs March 2013 - 2

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1. Recently, China has announced the construction of three new hydro-power dams named Dagu, Jiexu and Jiacha on which river?
Answer:- Yarlung Zangbo River

2. In the recently launched 27th Surajkund Craft Mela, which state has been chosen as the theme state?
Answer:- Karnataka

3. Which country is providing Pilatus trainer aircraft to Indian Air Force?

Answer:- Switzerland

4. The headquarters of the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) are located at which place?
Answer:- Trieste (Italy)

5. Who is the author of the book title 'Netaji Subash Chandra Bose and Germany'?
Answer:- Anitha.B.Ptaff

6. Recently, who has been appointed as the new Solicitor General of India?
Answer:- Mohan Parasaran

7. The Vulture Population Estimate-2013 has been recently concluded in Panna Tiger Reserve, that is located in which state?
Answer:- Madhya Pradesh

8. Recently, which Indian-origin women is selected for Order of Australia Medal?
Answer:- Krishna Arora

9. Recently, in which country , the 12th Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) Summit was held?
Answer:- Egypt

10. In which country, national cofee emergency was declared recently over the spred of cofee rust?
Answer:- Guatemala

11. Who is currently serving as the president of the International Court of Justice?
Answer:- Peter Tomka

12. Military of which country conducts the Exercise Saffron Bandit?
Answer:- Pakisthan

13. Which commission enquired in to illegal mining of iron ore and manganese in Goa?
Answer:- Shah Commission

14. Which country is hosting the 14th meeting of BASIC Environment Ministers?
Answer:- India

15. Which is the committee formed by the information and broadcasting ministry to strengthen and expand the role of public broadcaster Prasar Bharathi?
Answer:- Sam Pitroda Committee