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30th June in history

1990 - East and West Germany merge their economies

1992 - 1st pay bathrooms in USA open: 25 cents, New York city

2005 - Spain becomes 3rd country to permit same-sex marriage

29th June in history

1994 - U.S.A reopens Guantanamo Naval Base to process refugees

1997 - Progress M-35 Soyuz Launched from Russia

2011 - Pope Benedict XVI launches Vatican website news.va and also performs the first tweet ever made by a pope

e-payment must for public sector banks from 1st july 2012

Which countries businesses bought all 7 franchisees of Sri Lanka Premier League or SLPL?
India

In which country did Crompton Greaves open its extra high voltage switchgear manufacturing facility?
Brazil

Which company launched a single platform for TV, Internet and cloud computing?
DDB Technology

Which 2 countries army held flag meeting in eastern Ladakh?
India and China

Which edition of Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally is set to start on July 8th 2012?
23rd

Who took over as 8th President of International Cricket Council?
Alan Isaac

Which test will cost Rs.2 and result the will be out in 10 seconds?
Blood sugar

India's foreign minister S.M.Krishna has urged Indian private sector to invest in which country?
Afghanistan

Which state Government has declared Rs.1 lakh as incentive to encourage youths who join Armed forces?
Goa

Which state Government are set to provide soil health cards to farmers?
Madhya Pradesh

Which payment mode a must for public sector banks from July 1st 2012?
e-Payment

Who will take on Spain in Euro 2012 finals?
Italy

Sri Lankan Premier League franchisees

Sri Lankan Premier League franchisees

 






































Wadhawan Holdings$5.02 millionWayamba
Number One Sports Consulting$4.98 millionKandurata
Success Sports$4.6 millionUva
Pearl Overseas$4.6 millionRuhuna
Indian Cricket Dundee$4.33 millionBasnahira
Rudra Sports$3.4 millionUthura
Varun Beverages$3.22 millionNagenahira

Date of commencement - August 10th 2012
Finals - August 31st 2012

28th June in history

1992 - Buraharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan

1997 - TV evangelist Robert Schuller attacks a flight attendant

2011 - U.N. reports 10 million Somalians affected by worst drought in 60 years

Spain qualifies for Euro 2012 finals

Name the cricket player whom the ICC has urged for worldwide ban.
Danish Kaneria

At what value China's external debt stands?
$751 billion

Which popular car game is set to be made into a movie?
Need for Speed

Which automobile company is going for block closure from 28th to 30th June 2012?
Tata Motors

Name the tablet announced by Google recently.
Nexus 7

Who became the first team to qualify for EURO 2012 finals?
Spain

In which Indian state maths and science will be taught via computers in selected schools?
Haryana

Which PSU bank aims to open 250 branches in Jharkhand?
Allahabad Bank

Which state will organise French Film Festival in alliance with the Alliance Francaise de?
Kerala in Trivandrum (30th June and 1st July 2012)

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June 27th in History

1992 Dan O'Brien fails on pole vault and eliminated from Olympics decathlon

1995 Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14) launched

2010 The first democratic election in the history of Guinea was held

Madhya Pradesh awarded UN Public Service Award

Name the first woman on Facebook board who joined as Chief Operating Officer.
Sherly Sandberg

Which country is set to host cricket Champions League 2012?
South Africa

Lakes and ponds have been detected on which planets largest moon?
Saturn

Which 2 Indian cities will be provided with missile defence shield?
Delhi and Mumbai

Which country's astronauts successfully completed the first-ever manual space docking?
Chinese

Who has been named vice-chancellor of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University?
Mohan Lal Cheepa

Who resigned as Finance Minister of India?
Pranab Mukherjee

Which Indian state got United Nations Public Service Award?
Madhya Pradesh

Which Indian state emerged winner in the National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships?
Kerala

Expand GCC. (Hint Gulf)
Gulf Cooperation Council

Expand DCCI. (Hint Dubai)
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Which became the 5th euro zone country to apply for EU aid?
Cyprus

June 26th in History

1991 - ANC leader Nelson Mandela addresses congress

1992 - India leases Tin Bigha border to Bangladesh

2010 - 2010 G-20 Summit in Toronto, Canada

2011 - Ash cloud from the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle erupts, closes 39 flights in Chile and Argentina

Russian President's maiden visit to Pakistan for bilateral summit

Name the model of Sony which announced Internet player with Google TV.
NSZ-GS7

Which mobile company shut its operations in Brazil recently?
HTC

Which company is set to launch smart fridge that can detect stale food?
LG

Which country is Russian President set to visit for a maiden bilateral summit?
Pakistan

Which historic monument in Srinagar gutted in a blaze recently?
Dastgeer Sahib shrine

Who took over as 5th vice-chancellor of Assam University?
Somnath Dasgupta

Which state will become the first to have 3 artificial truf fields?
Goa

Vedanta Resources recently approved the plan to merge the group's various Indian arms into a single unit, to be named as?
Sesa Sterlite

Which company bought by Microsoft recently will allow to offer service like Facebook to corporate customers?
Yammer

Which Chinese company is set to invest $2 billion in India?
Huawei

Name the Arab-based financial professionals website which was sold to Thomson Reuters recently.
Zawya

Expand CARG. (Hint: growth)
Compound Annual Growth Rate

Which 3 countries lead job creation in Europe as per Ernst and Young?
India, China and USA

Wimbledon introduces dress code for the first time

Who is declared as President of Egypt?
Mohammed Mursi

Who won the European Grand Prix 2012?
Fernando Alonso

Name the 4th largest USA bank which could move jobs to India.
Wells Fargo

Which country held airshow to celebrate 70th anniversary of Florennes base?
Belgium

Name the Iranian film which was awarded top prize at the 15th Shanghai International Film Festival.
The Bear

Which airlines launched inaugural flight to Vancouver, becoming the first carrier to link western China with Canada?
Sichuan Airlines

Which country injected nearly $200 million into capital market to stabilize its troubled market?
Bangladesh

Which team qualified to take on Germany in Euro 2012 semi-finals?
Italy

Which country is set to give Rs.250 crore health care to India?
Norway

What value of wheat is India planning to export?
2 million tonnes involving a subsidy of Rs.1,000 crore

Which tennis event has introduced dress code for the first time?
Wimbledon

Which airline operator's plane became first to land using fuel-saving technology?
IndiGo

Free medicines to all patients in Government hospitals in India

What will be free to all patients in Government hospitals from October 2012 in India?
Medicines

What value of money have been pledge for sustainable development projects on the final day of Rio+20?
$513 billion

Expand NCHRH. (Hint: Health)
National Commission for Human Resource in Health bill

Samsung and Hitachi are to set up manufacturing units in which Indian state?
Andhra Pradesh

Which 2 Indian states are set to go for Tidal wave power?
Goa and Gujarat

Name the Formula 1 driver who is set to endorse Kerala tourism.
Narain Karthikeyan

Which Indian city will host 3rd Edition of Food Conference of 2012?
Chennai

Who is appointed as CEO of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)?
Fadi Chehade

Which became the 3rd team to qualify for Euro 2012 semi-finals?
Spain

IGNOU join hands with Accenture to launch BPO course

On which stretch will the Government roll out the country's first project for the cashless treatment of road accident victims in August 2012?
Pathamkot-Amritsar stretch (highway linking Gloden temple and Vaishno Devi)

Which company launched a public beta version of its unlimited cloud storage service?
Bitcasa

Which company's patent is bought by Intel for $375 million?
InterDigital

Which company of is going to buy the US public safety equipment manufacturer Psion?
Motorola

What is the name of the facial recognition firm bought by facebook?
face.com

Asia MotorWorks (AMW) recently inaugurated its dealership in which part of Karnataka?
Hubli

Who became the first non-head of state to address UK parliament?
Aung San Suu Kyi

Who won the Miss Asia Pacific 2012 title?
Himangini Singh Yadu

Who has been elected as 25th Prime Minister of Pakistan?
Raja Pervez Ashraf

Who is appointed as vice-chairman of Tea Board of India?
Dinesh Sarma

Which state high court has ordered that people with income below taxable limit need not furnish Permanent Account Number (PAN)?
Karnataka

Which country's non-governmental organisation will help India control rabies?
Australia

Who is appointed as head of AMD's server businesses?
Suresh Gopalakrishnan

Which university has joined hands with Accenture to launch BPO course?
IGNOU

Which team became the 2nd to reach Euro 2012 semi-finals?
Germany

Name the former Pakistan spinner who was given life ban by England Cricket board.
Danish Kaneria

Who won the 14th G Raman Nair handicap billiards championship?
Pankaj Advani

Which Hawaiian island is going to be bought CEO of Oracle Larry Ellison?
Lanai

TaxSpanner launches India's first professional income tax course

Name the Indian nuclear scientist who is elected as chairman of the Governing Board of World Association of Nuclear Operators(WANO), Tokyo Centre.
S.K.Jain

Which company received 2012 World Business and Development Award at the Rio+20 United Nations Summit?
ITC Ltd.

Which cartoon television channel will launch its branded mobile handsets for kids?
Nickelodeon

Which country became the first to register their birth in Euro 2012 Semi-finals?
Portugal

Name the first private university of Arunachal Pradesh.
Indira Gandhi Technical and Medical Sciences University

Which 2 places is the Bihar State Electricity Board set to privatize power supply and distribution?
Patna and Muzaffarpur

Gujarat : Automobile hub :: ______ : Steel hub
Kutch

Name the university which will sign an MoU with Central Public Works Department to set up India's first centre to study adaptation of domestic animals to climate change.
Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU)

Expand RPO. (Hint: Power)
Renewable Power Obligation

Name the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association president who was re-elected unopposed for 8th term.
N.Srinivasan

Name the university which has set up a research and development centre for mobile applications development on its campus in association with IT major Cognizant.
VIT University Vellore

Name the mobile phone division business head appointed by LG India.
Sanjay Maheshwary

Name the website for e-filling of income tax returns which has launched India's first professional income tax course.
TaxSpanner

Name the former Indian ambassador to USA and Padma Bhushan awardee of 1988 who passed away recently.
Abid Hussain

Rajasthan to give unemployed candidates Rs.500 per month

Who is appointed as Sony India MD?
Kenichiro Hibi

Name the Sanskrit, Hindi scholar who passed away recently.
Prof.P.K.Jose

Which state in India is set to give Rs.500 per month and Rs.600 for a maximum period of 2 years for unemployed candidates and differently abled candidates respectively from 1st July 2012?
Rajasthan

Who becomes 4th Prime Minister of Greece in 8 months time?
Antonis Samaras

Which Indian cricketer is set to make a come back for T20 World Cup 2012?
Yuvraj Singh

The state which hosted 34th National Games 2011 is now bidding for which game?
12th South Asian Federation Games

Which 2 country's home ministers are set to meet on yearly basis?
India and Bangladesh

Name the first Nagaland woman to conquer Mount Everest who will be felicitated at Raj Bhavan in Kohima.
Major Neikhrietuonuo Linyu

Which country overtook Hong Kong as home to Asia's wealthy?
Singapore

M.S.Dhoni has been made cricket brand ambassador of which country?
Nepal

Aadhaar number is a must in which city to get LPG cylinder?
Mysore

Which 2 teams joined already qualified 6 teams to Euro 2012 Quarterfinals?
France and England

ToughPad A1 a water-proof tablet by Panasonic

What value of money did India announce for debt-wracked Eurozone?
$10 billion

Name the 3G tablet that HCL is set to launch.
Y2

Which companies has stopped production as demand slump continues?
Auto companies

Bharti Softbank has entered into partnership with which company to develop a mobile internet portal to offer service in India?
Yahoo Japan

What value of money has been pledged by BRICS as a contribution to IMF's bailout fund?
USD 75 billion

Which group has named SAP Leader in Transportation Management System?
ARC Advisory Group

Name the arm of Mercedes which completed 45 years of performance engineering.
AMG

Whom did Pakistan Supreme Court disqualify recently?
Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani

Gujarat Technological University students have left for which country under exchange program concept?
Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Name the lone silk mill of Himachal Pradesh which is on the brink of closure as efforts for its revival have failed to produce desired results.
Nurpur Silk Mills

Name the water-proof tablet unveiled by Panasonic recently.
ToughPad A1

Name the Chinese oil firm which signed an agreement with India's ONGC to jointly explore oil and gas worldwide.
China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC)

Name the 74-minutes-long film which won the best feature length documentary at the Mumbai International Queer Festival.
Let the Butterflies fly (Chittegalu Haaradali)

Who succeeded as Managing Director of Haldia Petrochemicals ltd.?
Sumatra Chowdhury

Women's Asian All Star Athletics Results 2010

EVENT
NAME
COUNTRY
100m
Chisato Fukushima
Japan

Momoko Takahashi
Japan

Tao Yujia
China
400m
Jose Sini
India

Jauna Murmu
India

Zhao Yanmin
China
800m
Maryam Jamal
Bahrain

Tintu Luka
India

Margarita Matsko
Kazakhsthan
1500m
Mimi Belete
Bahrain

Maryam Jamal
Bahrain

Yuriko Kobayashi
Japan
5000m
Kayoko Fukushi
Japan

Hikari Yoshimoto
Japan

Mika Yoshikawa
Japan
100m Hurdles
Lee Yeon-Kyoung
Korea

Asuka Terada
Japan

Chung Hye-Rim
Korea
400m Hurdles
Satomi Kubokura
Japan

Miyabi Tago
Japan

Sayaka Aoki
Japan
High Jump
Nadezhda Dusanova
Uzbekistan

Svetlana Radzivil
Uzbekistan

Anna Ustinova
Kazakhsthan
Long Jump
Yuliya Tarasova
Uzbekistan

Sachiko Masumi
Japan

Wang Wupin
China
Triple Jump
Olga Rypakova
Kazakhstan

Xie Limei
China

Aleksandra Kotlyarova
Uzbekistan
Shot Put
Gong Lijiao
China

Li Ling
China

Lui Xiangrong
China
Discus Throw
Li Yanfeng
China

Krishna Poonia
India

Song Aimin
China
Javelin Throw
Yukifumi Murakami
Japan

Jung Sang-Jin
Korea

Park Jae-Myong
Korea

Men's Asian All Star Athletics Results 2010

EVENT
NAME
COUNTRY
100m
Masashi Eriguchi
Japan

Lao Yi
China

Kim Gook-Young
Korea
400m
Yuzo Kanemaru
Japan

Park Bong-Ko
Korea

Yusuke Ishizuka
Japan
800m
Bilal Mansour Ali
Bahrain

Masato Yokota
Japan

Mohamed Al-Gami
Qatar
1500m
Mohamed Othman
Shahween
Saudi Arabia

Bilal Mansour Ali
Bahrain

Mohamed Al-Gami
Qatar
5000m
Saif Saeed Shaheen
Qatar

Essa Ismail Rashed
Qatar

Abdullah Ahmad
Hassain
Qatar
100m Hurdles
Shi Dongpeng
China

Liu Xiang
China

Xie Wenjun
China
400m Hurdles
Kenji Narisako
Japan

Takayuki Koike
Japan

Takatoshi Abe
Japan
High Jump
Mutaz Essa Barshim
Qatar

Lee Hup Wei
Malaysia

Rashid Ahmed
Al-Mannai
Qatar
Long Jump
Yu Zhenwei
China

Li Jinzhe
China

Su Xionfeng
China
Triple Jump
Renjith Mahewary
India

Roman Valiyev
Kazakhsthan

Wu Bo
China
Shot Put
Sultan Abdulmajeed
Al-Hebshi
Kazakhsthan

Zhang Jun
China

Om Prakash Singh
India
Discus Throw
Ehsan Hadadi
Iran

Mohammad Samimi
Iran

Ahmed Mohamed
Dheeb
Qatar
Javelin Throw
Yukifumi Murakami
Japan

Jung Sang-Jin
Korea

Park Jae-Myong
Korea

South Africa to host first World Hindi Conference

What is Lakshmi Mittal's million dollar tribute to London called?
Arcelor Mittal Orbit

What is the importance of Los Cabos, Mexico where the G20 Summit is held?
World Heritage site declared by UNESCO

Name the Surrey and England Lions batsman who died at the age of 23 after being stuck by a train on London underground recently.
Tom Maynard

Where does India's retail inflation stand as of May 2012?
10.36%

Flitch lowered which Asian country's credit rating outlook to negative?
India

Which country will host first World Hindi Conference?
South Africa

Where in Madhya Pradesh river-lake linking project has been launched?
Bundelkhand

Who won the Golf US Open 2012?
Webb Simpson

Name the socialist who won the French elections?
Francois Hollande

Who is appointed as crown prince, defence minister and deputy prime minister of Saudi?
Salman

Name the former India spinner who will retire from international and first-class cricket.
Sunil Joshi

Name the 7 PSU's whose credit outlook has been downgraded by Fitch.
NTPC, SAIL, GAIL, IOC, REC, PFC and NHPC

Name the 10.6 inch screen tablet unveiled by Microsoft.
Surface

Which city is set to get GPON very high internet service through fiber-optic cable at 100mbps speed?
Goa

Which state marked 60th year of first session of the legislative assembly?
Karnataka

Nagpur got one-way air link via which city to Mumbai?
Bhopal

Where in West Bengal IT hub would be setup?
South-east suburb of Behala in the metropolis

Name the 2-day cultural festival by British Indian community held at Leicester.
An Indian Summer

Name the executive director who is appointed by Vijaya Bank recently.
K.Ramadas Shenoy

Name the former Google director hired by Yahoo as Chief Revenue Officer.
Michael Barret

How many teams have been qualified for Quarter-finals of UEFA EURO 2012 so far?
6 teams (Czech Republic, Portugal, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy)

Food

Which country is considered as 'birthplace' of Pizza?
Itlay

What is the most widely cultivated fruit in the world?
Apples

Which famous sporting event would you be at if you were eating strawberries and cream?
The Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

Which is the only family of fruit that does not ripen after plucking?
Citrus fruits(Oranges,Tangerines etc.)

If you are eating 'lentil pufffs', what would you be eating?
Dal puris

What are popularly referred to by westernized Indian's as 'G-Jams'?
Gulab Jamuns

What are the two main ingredients in a finger bowl?
Water and a slice of lime

Which fruit was once known as a 'love apple'?
Tomato

What is usually put in bread to make it swell?
Yeast

Which ice-cream sounds as if it is named after a day of the week?
Sundae

Current Affairs July 2010 - 3

People

P.T.Usha(to head panel for Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards) has been named chairperson of the selection committee for 2010's National Sports award

Hockey icon Ashok Kumar to head the panel to pick the Dronacharya Awards

Samta Kumari, a 28 year old of Uttar pradesh becomes 5th woman train engine driver in India

Rudi Koertzen (108 Tests, 209 ODI's and 14 T20I's) to officiate in final Test match where Pakistan take on Australia in the MCC Spirit of Cricket Test match at Headingley, Leeds

Apoorva singh has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Global Head - Infrastructure Management Services for Patni Computer Systems

Former captain Pragat Singh of Indian hockey team files nomination for Hockey India President post


Event/Business

Airbus has selected India's private aerospace engineering firm Quest as its preferred supplier of aircrafts parts

2nd Edition Hyderabad Auto show, four-day event to be held from July 22nd to July 25th 2010 got underway at the Hyderabad International Convention centre(HICC)


Sports

India thrashes France 6-0 in the second hockey Test and takes a lead of 2-0 in the three-match series in Paris

Pune to host 2010 World Billiards Chamionship

Jason Gillespie to coach Kwekwe-based MidWest Rhinos in Zimbabwe

Mir Ranjan Negi former goal keeping coach of India's Women's Hocket team to Coach Indian Women Hockey Team

Ponting becomes 2nd batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score 12,000 Test runs against Pakistan


South African Cricketer of the Year Award

Hashim Amla named Test Cricketer and South African Cricketer of the year

AB de Villiers was named 'ODI Cricketer of the Year'

Charl Langeveldt received 'International Pro20 Cricketer of the Year' award

Ryan McLaren received Newcomer of the Year Award


Technology

Nick lee a 15-year-old created an iPhone application which connects to the Internet for free but the very app is no longer available or suspended.

Microsoft to launch its own hands-free Kinect console in November, to be priced at $150

Facebook account, limits to 5000 pals

Second Six Core i7-970 processor priced at $885 which uses 32 nanometer manufacturing process to run at 3.2Ghz comprising of 12MB of L3 cache has been launched by Intel

Zen mobiles brings Z82, India's first QWERTY handset with Analog TV and Dual sim(GSM+GSM) priced at Rs.4,799

7th G-20 Summit, Los Cabos, Mexico

Name the star named after Madhuri Dixit.
Madhuri Dixit-Nene

Who won the woman's Indonesian Open title for the 3rd time?
Saina Nehwal

On which river is the world's highest bridge is being constructed in Jammu and Kashmir, India?
Chenab

Which Indian state Government would set up Swadhar Grah for women in distress?
Haryana

Which company will assist monetarily, woman archer Deepika Kumari who is set to participate in London Olympic Games?
Tata Steel

Which Indian state recently adopted state industrial policy 2012?
Jharkhand

Where did Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi accept her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize?
Oslo

Which FMCG firm would enter into kids segment with talcum powder?
Emami

Where is the 7th G-20 summit 2012 held?
Los Cabos, Mexico

Who became the first Indian to finish Le Mans racing at 6th place?
Karun Chandhok

Who won the Halle Open 2012?
Tommy Haas

For which sector or industry will Indian Government remove multi-level TDS from 1st July 2012?
Sofware industry

Computer - 5

Desktop Keyboard Commands (Windows XP)

Help
F1
Rename the selected Item
F2
Search for Files and Folders
F3
Refresh Active Window
F5
Select Another Item
Arrow keys
Select All Items on Desktop
Ctlr+A
Copy an Object
Ctrl+C
Cut an Object
Ctrl+X
Paste an Object
Ctrl+V
Undo the Last Command
Ctrl+Z
Open the currently Selected Object
Enter
Display the Properties
of the Selected Item
Alt+Enter
Open the Start Menu
Ctrl+Esc or
Windows key
Open a Right-Click Menu
Shift+F10
Close an Open Menu
Esc
Minimize All Open Windows
Windows+M
Open Windows Explorer
Windows+E
Shift Focus to a different
Open Window
Alt+Tab
Move the Selected Item to the
Recycle Bin
Delete
Delete the currently selected item
Shift+Delete
Shut Down the currently
Active Window
Alt+F4
Open Task Manager
Ctrl+Alt+Del

Innovation for India Awards 2010



































CategoryCompany Name
Reason
Business
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Deep Water Oil and Gas Exploration(KGD6)
Business
Tutor Vista Global India Pvt. Ltd.
Converting face to face personalized tutoring into a virtual personalized service
Business for Social
Tata Chemicals
and TERI
Greening of Malara: Solid waste Dump Site
Social
GOONJ
Channelizing all kinds of reusable material as a powerful resource for villages
Social
PRS Legislative Research
All credible information on Parliament and Legislation for MP's, Journalists and Citizens groups are made available on the PRS site
Public Services
Government of Gujarat
Jyotigram Yojana - Power and Irrigation Reform
Public Service
Defence Institute of High Altitude Research
(DIHAR)
DIHAR has brought army and local inhabitants together to implement as inclusive model for socio-economic development of Ladkh
Special Award
Global Game Changer
Bharti Enterprises
For Telecom revolution in India

Mahendra Singh Dhoni in Nepal to promote cricket

Name the China's space mission whose crew included its first woman astronaut, Liu Yang.
Shenzhou-9 spacecraft

Which state got India's 4th Buddhist centre?
Arunachal Pradesh

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is in which country to promote cricket?
Nepal

Who is elected as All India Tennis Association president, replacing Yashwant Singh?
Anil Khanna

Who was elected unopposed as All India Tennis Association joint-secretary?
Sunder Raju

Who quit as Facebook's chief technical officer?
Bret Taylor

Chief Executive Officer's - Who's Who

William D.Green : Accenture :: Dr.Dre : Aftermath Entertainment

Shantanu Narayen : Adobe Systems :: Dirk Meyer : AMD

Montie Brewer : Air Canada :: Gerard Arpey : American Airlines

Steve Jobs : Apple :: Jeff Bezos : Amazon.com

Kenneth Chenault : American Express :: Shikha Sharma : Axis Bank

Jerald G. Fishman : Analog Devices :: Randall L. Stephenson : AT&T;

Alain Belda : Alcoa :: Lakshmi Niwas Mittal : Arcelor Mittal

Evan G. Greenberg : ACE Limited :: Louis C. Camilleri : Altria Group

Julia Stewart : Applebee's International Inc. :: Garo H. Armen : Antigenics Inc.

Kumar Mangalam Birla : Aditya Birla Group :: Anil Ambani : ADAG

ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY 2009 - Facts and Figures

1 . Who is the Highest Wicket Taker in ICC Champions Trophy 2009?
Parnell(South Africa) 11/196 in 3 matches

2. Who is the Highest Run Scorer in ICC Champions Trophy 2009?
Ponting(Australia) 288 in 5 matches

3. Which cricketer scored the Highest Individual runs in ICC Champions Trophy 2009?
Smith(South Africa) 141 runs in 134 balls against England comprising 16 four's

4. Which Bowler has the Best Bowling figures in ICC Champions Trophy 2009?
Parnell(South Africa) 8 overs 5/57 against New Zealand

5. Which country scored the Highest Team Total in ICC Champions Trophy 2009?
England, 323/8 in 50 overs at 6.46 runs per over against South Africa

6. Who is the Youngest player in Champions Trophy 2009?
Mohammed Aamer, 17 years(Left-hand Batsman and Left-arm fast-medium)

7. Who is the Oldest Player in Icc Champions Trophy 2009?
Sanath Jayasuriya, 40 years(Left-hand Batsman and Slow left-arm orthodox)

8. Which bowler had the Best Economy Rate in ICC Champions Trophy 2009?
Kandamby - 1 over, 2 runs, 2.00 economy in 3 matches

9. Which cricketer hit the most number of Sixes in Champions Trophy 2009?
Shane Watson(Australia) total of 11 sixes in 5 matches

10. Which wicket kepper has most Dismissal in Champs Trophy 2009?
Paine(Australia) 9 (8 catches and 1 stumping) in 5 matches

11. Who holds the record for highest partnership by wickets in Champs Trophy 2009?
For 1st Wicket - 125, McCullum and Ryder against Sri Lanka

12. Who holds the record for highest partnership by runs in Champs Trophy 2009?
252n.o Watson and Ponting against England

13. Who holds the record for most catches in ICC Champions Trophy 2009 Tournament?
Taylor(New Zealand) 9 in 5 matches

Australia to create word's largest marine park network

What is the title given by Microsoft to revamp Hotmail?
Newmail

Who is set to lead Godrej consumer products ltd.?
Nisha Godrej, 35 year old daughter of Adi Godrej

Name the Tagore literary awardees for the different genres of novels, poetry, short stories and drama between 2007-2009.
Sheel Kolambkar for Geera (Konkani)
Jagdish Prasad Mandal for Gaamak Jingi (Maithili)
Akkitham Achyutham Nambudiri for Anthimahakaalam (Malayalam)

N.Kunjamohan Singh for Eina Kenge Kenba Natte (Manipuri)
Indramani Darnal for Krishna Krishna (Nepali) and
Arjan Hasid for Na Ien Na (Sindhi)
Amitav Ghosh for Sea of Poppies (English)

Where in Madhya Pradesh first tissue culture lab has been set up and developed 25 lakh saplings manily of G - 9 variety of banana by a farmer, Subhas Mohan Pandey?
Hamalapur Somvari, near to Betul district

Name the former McKinsey chief and Goldman Sachs director who is convicted of insider trading.
Rajat Gupta

Name the feature that Facebook is set to launch which will allow advertisers to participate in real-time bidding to show ads on its website.
Facebook Exchange

Which country is set to create world's largest marine park network?
Australia

Which country expects 5.5% growth in tourist arrivals from India?
Hong Kong

FIFA World Cup 2010 Awards

Golden BallDiego Forlan of Uruguay
Silver Ball
Wesley Sneijder of Netherlands
Bronze Ball
David Villa of Spain
Golden Boot
Thomas Muller of Germany
Silver Boot
David Villa of Spain
Bronze Boot
Wesley Sneijder of Netherlands
Golden Glove
Iker Casillas of Spain
Best Young Player
Thomas Muller of Germany (age:20)

FIFA World Cup 2010 Finals

Spain wins over Netherlands to clinch FIFA World Cup 2010

World Blood Donor Day June 14th

Where does inflation stand as of May 2012?
7.55%

In which movie actor Sridevi is set to make a comeback?
English Vinglish

Name the cricket association formed in Andra Pradesh recently.
Cricket Association of Telangana

Which company signed MoU with Assam Government to adopt ICT in schools?
Microsoft Corporation India (Pvt.) Ltd.

Which state Government recently awarded Indian hockey team for qualifying to London Olympics 2012?
Haryana

Which states will 'Gandhi Peace Bus' tour, to conclude at Mangalore in July 2012?
Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka

What is the importance of June 14th?
World Blood Donor Day and Flag day in USA

In which year Government of Orissa declared filmmaking as an industry?
1974

Which traditional sport of Sikkim is set to get an academy?
Archery

Name the first Northeast state to have IIIT (Indian Institute of Information Technology).
Tripura

Which global financial services firm has termed Indian economy is facing stagflation?
Moody's

FIFA World Cup 2010

25th June 2010

Chile
1:2
Spain
Switzerland
0:0
Honduras
Portugal
0:0
Brazil
North Korea
0:3
Cote d'Ivoire


24th June 2010

Denmark
1:3
Japan
Cameroon
1:2
Netherlands
Slovakia
3:2
Italy
Paraguay
0:0
New Zealand


23rd June 2010

Ghana
0:1
Germany
Australia
2:1
Serbia
United States
1:0
Algeria
Slovenia
0:1
England


22nd June 2010

Nigeria
2:2
South Korea
Greece
0:2
Argentina
Mexico
0:1
Uruguay
France
1:2
South Africa



21st June 2010

Spain
2:0
Honduras
Chile
1:0
Switzerland
Portugal
7:0
North Korea


20th June 2010

Brazil
3:1
Cote d'Ivoire
Italy
1:1
New Zealand
Slovakia
0:2
Paraguay


19th June 2010

Cameroon
1:2
Denmark
Ghana
1:1
Australia
Netherlands
1:0
Japan


18th June 2010

England
0:0
Algeria
Slovenia
2:2
United States
Germany
0:1
Serbia



17th June 2010

France
0:2
Mexico
Greece
2:1
Nigeria
Argentina
4:1
South Korea



16th June 2010


Spain
0:1
Switzerland
Honduras
0:1
Chile
South Africa
0:3
Uruguay


15th June 2010

Brazil
2:0
North Korea
Cote d'Ivoire
0:0
Portugal
New Zealand
1:1
Slovakia


14th June 2010

Japan
1:0
Cameroon
Netherlands
2:0
Denmark
Italy
1:1
Paraguay



13th June 2010


Germany
4:0
Australia
Serbia
0:1
Ghana
Algeria
0:1
Slovenia


12th June 2010

South Korea
2:0
Greece
Argentina
1:0
Nigeria
England
1:1
United States


11th June 2010

South Africa
1:1
Mexico
Uruguay
0:0
France


Events 2009

When was the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit held in New Delhi?
Between 30th October to 31st October 2009

Who inaugurated 2-day Annual Economic Editor's Conference 2009 in the National Media Centre, New Delhi?
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee

Where and when was Technology Entertainment Design(TEDIndia) conference held?
(Myisuru)Mysore from 4th to 7th November 2009

Where and when was 29th India International Trade Fair held?
Delhi with 50,000 visitors in first two days(14th and 15th November 2009)

When and by whom is IT summit in Kerala's Capital planned?
December 10th and 11th 2009 by Confederation of Indian Industry(CII)

When and were NIIT University formally launched?
15th November 2009 at Neemrana(Rajasthan)

When will the 'India Corporate Week' be observed?
3rd week of December 2009

Which tourism company has teamed up with Kerala Tourism for shopping fest to be held from December 1st 2009?
Mahindra and Mahindra

Passenger cars to get star labelling from April 2013

Name the Pakistani legendary singer and Gazhal king who passed away recently.
Mehdi Hassan

For how many vegetables has Goan Government announced support price?
10 Goan vegetables

What is the extension term given for Deputy Governor of RBI K.C.Chakrabarty?
3 months beyond 14th June 2012

'Star' labelling is mandatory for which cars from April 2013?
Passenger cars

For which event International Cricket Council will not create a separate window?
Indian Premier League

Name the Israeli who won World Food Prize.
Dr.Daniel Hillel

FIFA World Cup 2010 - Third Place Results

11th July 2010

Uruguay
2:3
Germany

Limca People of the Year 2010

Anand Mahindra of Mahindra and Mahindra

Rahul Dravid former captian of Indian Cricket Team

Kiran Karnik former president of NASSCOM

Anjolie Ela Menon renowned Artist

Justice J S Verma former Chief Justice of India

Lalitha Regi human rights activist

Shankar Nethralaya non-profit eye care institution

EvoTV by Amkette to enable users surf internet on TV

Name the SVB Financial Group's banking unit which is set to open its first international branch in London.
Silicon Valley Bank

Name the new Internet suffix bids.
.lol and bank.

According to the new format, 27 teams will be divided into how many groups to play Ranji Trophy?
3 groups

Which Indian company is set to enter dairy business from 2013?
Sahara India

Which Bengali film will be shown at the Osian's 12th Cinefan Film Festival?
Rituparno Ghosh's Chitrangada

Name the device launched by Amkette priced at Rs.9,995 to enable users surf Internet on TV.
EvoTV

Suzuki Powertrain will be merged with which company?
Maruti Suzuki

What is Government of Canada set to offer to India to boost its ties?
Natural Resources

FIFA World Cup 2010: Quarter-finals Results

3rd July 2010

Argentina
0:4
Germany
Paraguay
0:1
Spain



2nd July 2010

Uruguay
1(4):1(2)
Ghana
Netherlands
2:1
Brazil

Current Affairs June 2010 - 3

Business

Facebook to open first centre in Hyderabad

FatPipe Networks withdraws IPO after less response

DQ Entertainment, an animation and gaming content company has entered into broadcasting agreement with Sun TV Network Ltd. for the provision of animation content

Saibaba Telefilms, Mumbai based television production company to enter Southern region via a music reality show Sangeetha Mahayudhdham to be telecasted on Sun TV


Innovation


Country's first 3-MW solar photo volatic plant opens at Kolar in Bangarpet taluk, Karnataka

Prithvi-II successfully test-fired off Orissa coast


People


Vijay Malya wins Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka

Paswan,Pratap Rudy have won Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar


Technology


C2C Management services launches online video resume service

Nokia introduces push-mail service in S40 series phone priced at around Rs.2,700

Largest ever under-ice bloom of phytoplankton under arctic ice

Who won the French Open 2012 men's title?
Rafael Nadal

Who was presented with Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award?
Sachin Tendulkar for completing a century of 100 international hundreds

Who will lead Indian hockey team in Olympics 2012?
Bharat Chetri

Which university signed MoU with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) to establish a Hindi Chair in South China?
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS)

Where have scientists discovered the largest ever under-ice bloom of phytoplankton?
Under the Arctic ice

USA exempted India from which country's sanctions?
Iran

Name the 5-day film festival that is to be organised by Entertainment Society of Goa in collaboration with Directorate of Film Festivals and National Film Archive of India.
Cinema Out of the Box

Name the Operating system and mobile Operating system version that Apple announced at the 23rd annual developers conference WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference).
Mountain Lion and iOS6

Which Qatar-based bank is expected to start India operations?
Doha Bank

Which search engine has signed a deal with Encyclopaedia Britannica to bring richer content to its search results?
Microsoft search engine Bing

Who is appointed as Brand Ambassador of TVS Motor?
Anushka Sharma

Which company exported 100 'Falcon' buses to Ghana?
Ashok Leyland

Numerical Ability - 9

8888+888-88=?
i) 9678 ii) 9608 iii) 8088 iv) None of these



5 3/5 * 2 1/7 + 5 1/2 = ?
i) 20 1/2 ii) 17 1/2 iii) 17 3/4 iv) 9 1/2



40% of 2400+ ?% of 600 = 50% of 3840
i) 80 ii) 50 iii) 40 iv) None of these



8 16/25 is 48% of?
i) 18.5 ii) 38 iii) 20 iv) 28



If Rs.91/- is divided among A,B,C in the ratio 1 1/2 : 3 1/2 : 2 3/4, B will get
i) Rs.48 ii) Rs.36 iii) Rs.40 iv) Rs.45



[1/3 + 1/2] * 3/4[2/3]
i) 7/12 ii) 3/10 iii) 1/12 iv) 5/12



Simple interest on Rs.600 at 18% per annum for 9 months is
i) Rs.180 ii) Rs.91 iii) Rs.81 iv) Rs.108



8008 - 8000 / 10.00 = ?
1) 7208 ii) 8000 iii) 80 iv) 0.8



40 grams can be written in kilograms as
i) 0.41 ii) 40 iii) 0.04 iv) 0.004



If A : B = 5 : 4, B : C = 8 : 35, then A : C will be
i) 3 : 7 ii) 2 : 7 iii) 1 : 7 iv) 7 : 2

Possible Essay topics and Letter writing for competitive or IBPS exam

Essay

Tablet PC's, is it an end to desktop computers.

Write a note on e-waste management

Infrastructure is a facet of growing economy

Global warming root cause for depletion of water table

Grading system in education, a boon or bane

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), a costly affair for medium and small scale industries

Mobile banking - its pros and cons

Write a note on Internet censorship in India


Letter Writing
Write a letter to your friend describing about the inaugural event of Euro 2012.

Write a letter to librarian highlighting the misuse of books at your college library.

Write a letter to the Principal of your college regarding the latest developments for the arrangement of Annual Fest that is to be held in 10 days time.

Write a letter to your newspaper agency about the delay in delivering the monthly edition of a book you have subscribed with them.

 

(Note: More topics would be added in this section in days to come)

IIFA(International Indian Film Academy) Awards 2010








































































Best Film
3 Idiots - Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Best Performance Leading Role(Male)
Amitabh Bachchan - Paa
Best Performance Leading Role(Female)
Kareena Kapoor - 3 Idiots
Vidya Balan - Paa
Best Direction
Rajkumar Hirani - 3 Idiots
Best Performance Comic Role
Sanjay Dutt - All the Best
Best Performance Negative Role
Boman Irani - 3 Idiots
Best Performance Supporting Role(Male)
Sharman Joshi - 3 Idiots
Best Performance Supporting Role(Female)
Divya Dutta - Delhi 6
Debut of the Year(Male)
Omi Vaidya - Jackie Bhagnani
Debut of the Year(Female)
Jazqueline Fernandez - Mahie Gill
Best Story
Abhijat Joshi, Raj Kumar Hirani,Vidhu Vinod Chopra - 3 Idiots
Best Lyrics
Swanand Kirkire - 3 Idiots
Playback Singer(Male)
Shaan - Behti Hawa Sa Tha (3 Idiots)
Playback Singer(Female)
Kavitha Seth - Ek Tara (Wake up Sid)
Music Direction
Pritam - Love Aaj Kal
Outstanding Achievement
by an Indian Internationally
Ani Kapoor
IIFA Green Global Award
Vivek Oberoi

Siana Nehwal wins Thailand Open 2012

Who won the Thailand Open 2012?
Saina Nehwal

Who won the Canadian Grand Prix 2012?
Lewis Hamilton

What value of bailout did Spain receive recently from European finance ministers?
$125 billion

Which housing arm of India launched its first low-cost housing project targeting 366 Tier-II and Tier-III cities and costing between Rs.5.5 lakh and Rs.12 lakh?
Sahara Infrastructure and Housing

Name the Ex-industry secretary who is to be appointed as NHAI chief.
R.P.Singh

Name the Indian actor who is set to make hollywood debut with 'The Lord of the Rings' producer Barrie Osborne.
Kamal Haasan

Science - 6

How long hemoglobin in blood may remain alive?
i) Whole life ii) 100 days iii) 80 days iv) None of these



The blood pressure of a young male human being is
i) 140/100 ii) 120/80 iii) 110/70 iv) 130/90



How many blood cells does the bone marrow produce every second?
i) 10 million ii) 5 million iii) 7 million iv) 8 million



In a normal human body, the total number of red blood cells is
i) 30 trillion ii) 20 trillion iii) 25 trillion iv) 35 trillion



In a female human being the average volume of blood is about
i) 5.5 litres ii) 4.5 litres iii) 2.5 litres iv) none of these



What is the total number of muscles in the normal human body?
i) More than 400 ii) 200 iii) 250 iv) none of these



Water is densest at
i) 0degree C ii) 10degree C iii) 4degree C iv) 1degree C



The human heart-beat per minute at an average is
i) 60 ii) 80 iii) 75 iv) 72

Science - 4

1. Specialist in female ailments
i) obstetrician ii) dermatologist iii) gynecologist iv) none of these

2. Specialist in children diseases
i) orthopedist ii) internist iii) cardiologist iv) pediatrician

3. Specialist in eye diseases
i) dermatologist ii) optician iii) oculist iv) orthopedist

4. Specialist in mental disorders
i) psychiatrist ii) neurologist iii) optician iv) cardiologist

5. Study of eye diseases
i) orthodontia ii) optometry iii) taxidermy iv) ophthalmology

6. Student of plant life
i) zoologist ii) botanist iii) biologist iv) none of these

7. Student of the stars
i) astronomer ii) anthropologist iii) biologist iv) astrologer

8. Student of insect life
i) semanticist ii) sociologist iii) entomologist iv) etymologist

9. Student of word meanings
i) philologist ii) semanticist iii) etymologist iv) none of these

10. Analysis of living tissues
i) autopsy ii) astrology iii) anatomy iv) biopsy


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Anonymous group protested in 16 cities across India against Internet censorship

Name the south Indian filmmaker-editor who passed away recently.
K.S.R.Doss

Where in the world forced marriage is set to become crime?
Britain

Which 2 disease has been identified as top killers around the world by UNICEF?
Pneumonia and Diarrhea

Who was sworn in as cabinet minister in the Vijay Bahuguna Government in Uttarakhand?
Harak Singh Rawat

Which group protested in 16 cities across India against Internet censorship recently?
Anonymous

Who became the 10th woman in tennis history to win all 4 Grand Slam titles after defeating Italy's Sara Errani in the French Open 2012?
Maria Sharapova

From which country India is set to buy 8 warships?
South Korea

Which country is set to launch manned spacecraft in June 2012?
China

To which Eurogroup the Eurozone finance ministers were willing to respond favourably to the need of 100 billion euros to a bailout request from its troubled banks?
Spain

How many medals did India bag at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships?
45 medals, including 29 gold

Where in Chennai first phase of 50 acre 'Logistics Park', a facility comprising warehouses and commercial complex has been completed by Shri Kailash Logistics Ltd.?
Oragadam

Indian Union Budget 2010-11 - a brief

Proposals:
  • To issue additional banking licenses to private players and Non Banking Financial Institutions
  • To provide more capital to Regional Rural Banks to meet the needs of the rural economy
  • To extend the interest subvention of 2 percent for another year to export sectors involving Handicrafts, Handloom, Small and Medium enterprises and Carpets.
  • To extend the period for repayment of loan amount by farmers to another 6 months
  • To raise the interest subvention from 1 percent to 2 percent for timely repayment of short term corp loans
  • To setup Coal Regulatory Authority to resolve issues involving economic pricing of coal and benchmarking of standards of performance
  • National Literacy Mission has been relaunched as "Saakshar Bharat" to improve female literacy rate
  • Minimum Alternate Tax to be increased from 15% to 18%
Fund Allocation:

  • Rs.300 crore has been provided under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana to increase the productivity of dry land.
  • Rs.400 crore has been provided to extend the Green Revolution in the eastern region including Bihar, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal and Eastern Uttar Pradesh
  • Rs.1,73,552 crore (i.e. 46% of total plan allocation) has been allocated for infrastructure development
  • Rs.19,894 crore has been provided for the road transport which is increased by 13%
  • Rs.16,752 crore has been provided to modernize and expand railway network
  • Increase in the plan outlay for the ministry of New and Renewable Energy from Rs.620 crore to Rs.1000 crore for the achievement of 20000 mega watt of solar power under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission
  • Rs. 500 crore has been allocated to setup solar, small hydro and micro power projects in the Ladakh region of Jammu Kashmir
  • Rs.200 crore has been provided to preserve Goa's Natural resources and restore Goa's beaches under special Golden Jubilee package
  • Amount of Rs.500 crore has been increased for "Mission Clean Ganga 2020" under the National Ganga River Basin Authority
  • To increase the amount for school education to Rs.31,036 crore from Rs.23,800 crore
  • To increase the amount for Ministry of Health and Family welfare to Rs.22,300 crore from Rs.19,534 crore
  • Rs.48,000 crore has been allocated from rural development
  • Rs,25,000 crore to be increased from disinvestment which would be further utilised to meet the requirements of the social sector schemes
  • An increase of Rs.5,400 crore from existing Rs.3060 crore for "Swarna Jayanthi Shahari Rozgar Yojana"
  • An increase of Rs.400 crore from existing Rs.200 crore for linking Self Hep Groups with the Banking System
  • Rs.1,900 crore has been allocated to the Unique Identification Authority of India project
  • Rs. 1,47,344 crore has been allocated to the defence sector which includes Rs.60,000 crore towards Capital Expenditure

New Projects/Agreements (including expansion of existing):
  • 5 more food parks to be setup which raises the total to 15
  • To establish National Clean Energy Fund for funding research and innovative projects in Clean Energy Technologies
  • An agreement has been signed between Government of India and Asian Development Bank for implementing Khadi Reforms in the country

Reasoning - 5

Rahul can do a work in 6 days and Rupa can do the same work in 12 days. In how many days they will complete the work, working together?
i) 4 days ii) 6 days iii) 8 days iv) 2 days



P is the brother of Q, R is the sister of P, S is the brother of T, T is the daughter of Q, then who is the uncle of S?
i) Q ii) R iii) P iv) cannot be determined



Savitha borrowed Rs.100 from Gagan. Kavitha borrowed Rs.330 from Savitha and Rs. 50 from Gagan. Rs.400 was stolen from Gagan and he was left with no money. How much did Gagan have initially?
i) 350 ii) 500 iii) 400 iv) 550



Richard does not wear white dress and Ajay does not wear blue dress. Richard and Sanjay wear different colored dresses. Only Sundar wears red dress. If everyone wears different colored dresses, then what is the color of Sanjay's dress?
i) red ii) white iii) blue iv) none of these



Pointing at Jeevan, Jagan said, "His father is my father's son". Then what is the relation of Jagan to Jeevan?
i) Grandson ii) Son iii) Father iv) Grandfather



In a row of tress, a tree is at the 5th place from both the ends. How many trees are there in the row?
i) 10 ii) 8 iii) 9 iv) 11



Arrange the following words according to the dictionary.
1) Exodus 2) Exotic 3) Exogamy 4) Exonerate

i) 4213 ii) 1234 iii) 3124 iv) 1342



Find out the one which is different from others.
i) Carrot ii) Tomato iii) Onion iv) Potato

In certain code Yellow is called White. White is called Blue, Blue is called Red, Red is called Pink. What is the color of blood?
i) white ii) pink iii) red iv) blue



Which would be the proper order of the following?
1) Country 2) Forest 3) Furniture 4) Wood 5) Trees

i) 53124 ii) 12345 iii) 12543 iv) 14325