8 August 2012 Current Affairs

A New Oxidant in the Atmosphere
For the first time scientists found equivocal evidence of another oxidant playing a vital role in the formation of gases like sulphuric acid in the atmosphere. Till now scientist thought that the combination of OH(Hydroxyl Radical)Oxidant with sulphur dioxide(SO2) was the dominant way for gaseous Sulphuric acid in the atmosphere. The scientist said the new oxidant has ” Significant capacity’ to Oxidize Sulphur dioxide.

Salimikordasiabi Won Olympic Gold  

Inran’s Beh Salmi Kordasiabi won gold in the event of weightlifting competition at London to claim the title of “Strongest man at the Olympics”. He lifted 455 kg in total.silver for sajjad Anoushiravani.He is from Iran. Bronze for Russia’s Rulsan ALbegor with 448kg.

India’s 4th Medal by Mary Kom

Indian’s Female Boxer Mary Kom Settle for Bronze in the Women’s fly category at the London Olympics 2012. This is 4th Medal for India, she is from Manipuri. she has become the first women boxer to claim an Olympic Medal by entering Semifinal of Women’s 51kg category by defeating Marowa Rohali of Tunisia.

Sally Pearson Won 100m Hurdled Olympic Gold

Sally pearson an Australian Won 100m hurdles Olympic Gold. She made an Olympic record time of 12.35seconds at Olympic Stadium, London. The Victory margin  record time of 12.37 seconds made by Joanna Hayes of US in Athens.

India Ranked Second in Search Queries for Education on Google

Indian Ranked  second in education queries on Google.After the US, Indian people from IIT Delhi and IIM Ahmadabad were the most searched in their respective categories. India was Ranked 8th in 2008, at present it is behind only to the US,reveals a study titled”Student on the Web” compiled by Google India. The study was compiled by combing Google search Query patterns and an offline research conducted by TNS Australia on behalf of Google India.

” The Best Story ” Award for Indo-American

Indian American Rajan Gangahar has won the ” Best Story” award for the movie”Kushiyaan”at the Punjabi International film Academy Award(PIFAA) held in Toronto . New york based Rajan was presented with the award at a function held in Toronto. His first film as a story writer, Rajan wrote dialogue and scree play for ” Khushiyaan”, made by another Indo-American Trilok Malik.

Typhoon Haikui Hit East Coast China

Typhoon Haikui hit to the east coast china on 8 August 2912. By hitting hard the area around the business metropolis of shanghai with heavy wind and rain. The storm’s wind’s were at ‘Severe typhoon”. It made land fall in the Province of Zhejiang, about 225 kilometers(140 miles) south of Shanghai. The wind speed in between 150 and 184 kilometers per hour. Chinese officials had relocated 374.000 people from shanghai and 250,000 from zhejiang.

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