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Current Affairs August 2010 - 5

Awards

Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete has been crowned Miss Universe 2010

Kaavya Jayram a 12-year old becomes youngest person to present a paper on her results in the area of integer partitioning at the International Congress of Women Mathematicians

Nila Seafoods of Tuticorin becomes the first Indian manufacturer-exporter to be awarded the MPEDA quality logo
MPEDA - Marine Products Export Development Authority


Business

6yr old girl is China's youngest shareholder as Wu Qinyi inherites 62,500 shares from her father whose estimate os 1.05 million yuan (over $154,411)

Intel to buy McAfee at $7.7 billion

Google acquires search engine like.com

Rcom partners with Nokia to launch 'Ovi Life Tools', the new service to help farmers with queries on crop price, fertiliser use, weather condition, soil health and right sowing season as the domian experts will provide the answer

Nokia Siemens to deploy 3G network for Tata Teleservices


Events

Organised by CII, 4th edition of the 'HR Summit' is to be held at the Residency, Coimbatore zone. Theme for which is 'Harnessing Human Capital through sustainable Innovative Strategies'


Discovery

Astronomers have discovered what is to be claimed as Vast solar system of 7 planets, orbiting a sun-like star, 127 light years away from Earth


People

Arjun Atwal becomes first Indian-born player to win USPGA Tour

Mother Teresa's birth centenary celebrations begins in Kolkata

Mr.Sanjay Jain has been appointed as CEO of Tulip Telecom Ltd.


Science

Massive solar storm to hit Earth in 2012 with a force of 100 million hydrogen bombs


Sports

Russian tennis star Sharapova has been named world's highest paid athlete


Technology

Google to allow phone calls from Gmail, free for US and Canadian phones and nominal charge of 2 cents per minute to countries including Britain, France, Germany, China and Japan

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