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Current Affairs November 2010 - 2

Automobile

Nissan launches its 1st gasoline-electric(hybrid) with Fuga/Infiniti M in Japan, predicted mileage at 19kms/ltr


Award

Manu Joesph has bagged 'The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010' for his debut novel Serious men

Ashok Vyas, Indian American Journalist and program director with ITV has been honoured with the community award for his long community services and cultural and religious guidance. Vyas was honourned during the 20th Conference and 11th Annual meeting of National Indo-American Association for Senior Citizens at the Indian American Kerala Center in Newyork


Business

Tata unveils first Sirkosky-92 helicopter cabin manufactured at its facility at the aerospace and precision engineering Special Economic Zone(SEZ) at Hyderabad

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has been ranked the world's top oil and gas exploration and production(E&P) firm by global energy research agency Platts

Yahoo has partnered with Samsung for Internet connected TVs

Audi's sales vault 208 percent in October

India signs $10billion worth deals with U.S

Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland ties up with Himachal Gramin Bank to provide its customers with finance options to buy commercial vehicles

Nikon India has setup its first call centre in India at Gurgaon

Michigan Law School and Jindal Global Law School(JGLS) have come together to develop collaborations in faculty and student exchange programs

Tata's 3G calls at 0.66 paise per second

NSE starts mobile trading, to provide facility free of cost via the software 'NOW'

Air India starts operating flights from Terminal-3 from November 3rd 2010

GE to invest $2billion in China, to create over 1000 jobs

Chevron to buy Atlas Energy for $4.3billion

ICICI bank raises $1billion from overseas bonds

Boeing to begin deliveries of 787s to Air India starting 2011

Ruias-owned Essar Africa Holdings has acquired 60% equity interest of the government of Zimbabwe in the struggling Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company(Zisco)

Thermax acquires European boiler maker for euro 29.5million

Bharti may list tower subsidiary Bharti Infratel

Dell enters India smartphone market, launches two 3G handsets

Power Grid Corp to diversify in telecommunication field

Mahindra Satyam has bagged a contract from insurance sector regulator, IRDA for implementing SAP ERP package

Global Internet search giant Google plans to hire 300 people to double its engineering headcount in India and strengthen Hyderabad as its largest cloud computing research and development centre in the world


Celebration

Watch and jewellery maker Titan has decided to gold plate 1 Nano, the wonder car from Tata, as a part of its campaign to celebrate 5,000 years of Indian jewellery


Event

Organised by Siliconindia, Software Testing Conference (SofTec 2010) a leading event for the Software Test and QA Community to be held on November 13th, 2010 (Saturday) in New Delhi

16th Asian games kicks-off with unique opening ceremony in China


People

Kamal Hassan turns 56

Karnataka beauty Subha has been crowned Miss South India(gold plated crown and a cash prize of Rs.1lakh). Geethu Christy and Nikitha Narayanan from Kerala and Andhra Pradesh respectively were first and second runner up

Hired by British Prime Minister David Cameron, young Indian-origin internet wizard Rishi Saha to head the new media section of 10, Downing Street on a salary of 50,000 pounds

RBI Deputy Governor Usha Thorat retires, after nearly 38 years of service. An executive director of RBI, Anand Sinha to replace

Prithviraj Chavan becomes Chief Minister of Maharashtra


Sports

World record holder Haile Gebrselassie(37-year-old Ethiopian) announced his retirement, to drop out of the New York City Marathon

Harbhajan Singh scores maiden test century in India vs New Zealand Test, match ends in a draw

Chirag United wins Durand Cup

Vettel wins Brazilian Grand Prix
Sania-Hsieh end runners-up in ITF tournament at Taipei

Kenyan David Rudisha and American sprint star Tyson Gay are in a 5-man shortlist for the World Athlete of the Year award


Technology

Marc Andreessen, Co-founder of Netscape and Owner of Andreeseen Horowitz, the venture capital firm to unveil RockMelt browser

Toshibha launches 'tough laptop', the satellite L630

Samsung unveils first 70 Inch HD TV

Yahoo launches mobile friendly mail, messenger

Reliance Broadcast Network's Big Digital launches talk internet radio, names it Big Net Radio which will air only talk shows. It is designed to appeal to audiences who seek quick and brief entertainment updates
Logon to listen: radio.big927fm.com

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