CURRENT AFFAIRS-QUESTIONS & ANSWERS


CURRENT AFFAIRS-QUESTIONS & ANSWERS



1.Who is elected as the new president of Russia ?

Dmitri Medvedev

2. Who is the Chief Minister of Meghalaya ?

Dr. Donkupar Roy Sworn in as Chief Minister on 19.03.2008

3.India defeated ------in the recently held under-19 Worldcup Cricket Final in malaysia on March-2, 2008.

South Africa

4.Who is the newly elected Prime Minister of Pakisthan ?

Yousaf Raza Gillani

5.Who is the men's single winner of Australian Open Tennis in 2008?

Novak Djokovic from Serbia

Runner-up: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France)

6.Who is the women's single winner of Australian Open Tennis in 2008?

Maria Sharapova (Russia)
Runner-up: Ana Ivanovic (Serbia)


SPORTS

Men's Grandsam Results-2007-2008
2008
Australian Open

WINNER-Novak Djokovic
RUNNER-UP Jo-Wilfried Tsonga


2007
U.S. Open
WINNER-Roger Federer
RUNNER-UP- Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon
WINNER- Roger Federer
RUNNER-UP-Rafael Nadal

French Open
WINNER- Rafael Nadal
RUNNER-UP-Roger Federer

Australian Open
WINNER-Roger Federer
RUNNER-UP -Fernando Gonzalez

Women's Grandsam Results 2007-2008

2008

Australian Open

WINNER-Maria Sharapova
RUNNER-UP -Ana Ivanovic

2007
U.S. Open
WINNER-Justine Henin
RUNNER-UP -Svetlana Kuznetsova

Wimbledon
WINNER-Venus Williams
RUNNER-UP -Marion Bartoli

French Open
WINNER-Justine Henin
RUNNER-UP -Ana Ivanovic

Australian Open
WINNER-Serena Williams
RUNNER-UP -Maria Sharapova



NOBEL PRIZE-2007

Medicine-
1.Mario R. Capecchi,
2.Sir Martin J. Evans and
3.Oliver Smithies "for their discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells".


Physics

1.Albert Fert and
2.Peter Grünberg "for the discovery of Giant Magnetoresistance".


Peace
1.Al Gore, Jr. and
2. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) "for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change".


Economic Sciences

1.Leonid Hurwicz,
2. Eric S. Maskin and
3. Roger B. Myerson "for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory".



Literature


Doris Lessing, "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny".


Chemistry
Gerhard Ertl "for his studies of chemical processes on solid surfaces."

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