Current Affairs March 2013 - 3

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

2. Recently, which country has launched the TDRS-K communication satellite?
Answer:- United States

3. Recently, in the first of it's kind, which country has banned the sale of five species of invasive non-native aquatic plants?
Answer:- Britain


4. Who has achieved the distinction of being the oldest person to get a Padma award at the age of 105?
Answer:- Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan

5. Which country is on it's course to complete it's first ever third-generation atomic power station?
Answer:- China

6. World Wetland Day was observed on which date?
Answer:- 2nd February

7. Vajpayee Arogyasri Yojana is the flag ship health insurance scheme of which state government?
Answer:- Karnataka

8. Recently, India signed it's 13th Tax Info Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with which country?
Answer:- Gibralter

9. Who heads the RBI working group on boosting Export Finance?
Answer:- G.Padmanabhan###

10.Which state government has launched a state wide computerization of Registration Project titles 'Panjeeyam' in recent times?
Answer:- Assam

11. Which country offers the Fulbright-Nehru fellowships for Indian Students?
Answer:- United States

12. What is the name of the bionic man that is recently uneveiled?
Answer:- Rex

13. What is the range of the up coming Agni VI missile?
Answer:- 6000 Km

14. Recently, who has been selected for the prestigious Dr.Y.Nayudamma Memorial Award for 2012 for his outstanding contribution to life science?
Answer:- Lalji Singh

15. Who is the head of the one-man inquire committee appointed by the government to inquire in to reports on the U.S lobbying activities of Wal-Mart for access to India market?
Answer:- Mukul Mudgal

16. Recently, which state government has unveiled the State Government's Aerospace Policy, the first such policy statement in the country?
Answer:- Karnataka