GK NOTE DOWN POINTS @ 17-18th Jan 2019

  • Prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the only non-congress leader who completed full five year term in Prime minister’s office.
  • President of Turkey: Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
  • Currency of Turkey:Turkish Lira.
  • US singer Aretha Franklin has received Grammy Award 18 times and is the first female vocalist to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Union Railway minister of India: Piyush Goyal.
  • First Railway minister of Independent India: John Mathai.
  • The Directors Guild of America was founded in 1893.
  • MPEDA is a nodal coordinating state owned agency engaged in fishery production and allied activities.
  • MPEDA was established in 1972.
  • Capital of Mali: Bamako.
  • Currency of Mali: West African CFA Franc.
  • ‘Albany Medical Prize’ is United state’s highest value prize in medicine and biomedical research.
  • Albany Medical Centre prize was established in 2000.

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