January 9, 2011

Current Affairs January 2011

Awards

Which bank has been presented with Skoch Financial Inclusion Award 2011 for "SHG Initiatives - Urban Financial Inclusion"?
Indian Bank


Business

In which Social Networking site did Goldman, Digital Sky Technologies invest USD 500 million?
Facebook

How many more banks has RBI allowed to import gold and silver?
7 (State Bank of Mysore, Karur Vysya Bank, Punjab and Sind Bank,
South Indian Bank, State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad
and State Bank of Travancore)

What system did BSE launch recently?
Index-based circuit breaker system

Which Public sector bank is planning to setup 600 financial inclusion centres, 300 by March-end 2011 and another 300 by March-end 2012?
SBI

Where the world's first Art Exchange was launched to offer opportunity for individuals and institutions to buy and sell shares of famous artworks?
In Paris, A&F Markets


People

At which class has Utkarsh Tripathi, student of the Brij Bihari Sahai (BBS) Inter College in Allahabad is Jagriti newspaper turns editor, reporter and publisher?
Class 8

Who has been appointed as CIO of Allianz Investment Management?
Nikhil Srinivasan

What has been setup in Haryana in the memory of astronaut Kalpana Chawla in her home town Karnal?
Medical College

Who has been appointed as part-time Chairman and Managing Director of HMT Machine Tools Ltd.?
G.K.Pillai


Event

Where a 4-day World Sanskrit Book Fair(sanskritbookfair.org) has been organised from January 7th 2011?
National College Basavanagudi, Bangalore, India

Which 5-day event was inaugurated by Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and held at the SRM University in Kattankulathur near Chennai?
98th Indian Science Congress (ISC)


Science

What has been commissioned to the country by Prime Minister, Dr.Manmohan Singh at Tarapur, around 100km north of Mumbai?
2nd Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant


Sports

Who won the 5-match series 3-1, to retain Ashes?
England


Who retired from all form of cricket including IPL, becomes Sports administrator of Karnataka State Cricket Association and an entrepreneur to launch sports edu outfit Tenvic?
Anil Kumble

Which England all-rounder retired from Test cricket in 2011?
Paul Collingwood

Which company sponsored Formula 1 rider Narain Karthikeyan on his re-entry?
Tata's Hispania Racing Team


Technology

What are the unique features of Intel's 2nd generation intel core processors?
Built-in visual capabilities to deliver superior audio-visual experience, faster downloading ability and improved battery life

What is the USB version of Transcend's JetFlash 700?
USB 3.0

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