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Current Affairs May 2010 - 6

People

Indian-origin Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been elected the first woman Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

Rajiv Dube, President of Tata Motors passenger car business unit quits as Girish Wagh(man behind the Nano) and Mr.S.Krishnan, Senior Vice-President(Commercial) to share responsibilities

Dr.Mark Gasson, a cybernetics expert at the University of Reading becomes the first human to be infected with a computer virus.

Aashu Calapa would continue via new role as President HR and Country Manager, India at Firstsource Solutions


Acquisitions

Mahindra and Mahindra acquires electric car maker REVA

McAfee to acquire Trust Digital


Business

Chicago Mercantile Exchange to launch Nifty futures from July 19th 2010

Punjab National Bank ties up with Oriental Insurance Company Limited to offer a floater Health Insurance Policy


Innovation

Cow dung to be used as a source of energy to power on computers by HP for Data centers

Income Tax returns processing unit named, Centralised Processing Centre (CPC to process electronic tax returns of the entire country) to start functioning in Bangalore


Technology

Dell's Streak a tablet computer, to be introduced in Britain

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