Static Current Affairs: January 2017 Week 4

We see that sometimes the questions of static part in the General Awareness Section is asked from the latest happenings. So we have come up with the Static Current Affairs Section

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Static Current Affairs:

Headquarters:

  • International Solar Alliance headquarters – Gurugram, Haryana, India
  • FATF (Financial Action Task Force) headquarters – Paris, France

Ports:

  • Kamarajar Port (Ennore Port) – Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Lakes and Rivers:

  • Ambattur Lake – Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Bhavani River – Tamil Nadu

Airports:

  • Thiruvambady airport – Kozhikode, Kerala
  • Dabolim Airport – Goa

National Parks:

  • Jaldapara National Park – West Bengal
  • Bannerghatta National Park – Karnataka
  • Pilikula Biological Park – Karnataka

Dance Forms:

  • Lavani dance – Maharashtra
  • Kuchipudi – Andhra Pradesh

Nuclear Power Plant:

  • Kudankulam nuclear power plant (India’s single largest nuclear power station) – Tamil Nadu

Stadiums:

  • Maracana stadium – football stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium – Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
  • Thyagaraj Stadium – New Delhi
  • Nungambakkam Stadium (SDAT Tennis Stadium) – Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu Tennis Stadium

Palaces:

  • Leela Palace – Udaipur
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace – Jodhpur

Others:

  • Jallikattu (or Sallikkattu) – Traditional sport in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations
  • Kambala – folk sport, held traditionally in coastal Karnataka
  • Sahara Desert – largest hot desert in the world – the desert comprises much of North Africa

 

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