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Events 2010


EVENT NAMEMONTH & DATE
ICC Under - 19 World Cup 2009/10
January15th to 30th
Vancouver 2010 Olympic GamesFebruary12th to 28th
Indian Premier League
March 12th to April 25th
Vancouver 2010 ParalympicMarch 12th to 21st
FIFA World Cup at South AfricaJune 11th to July 11th
Wimbledon 2010June 21st to July 4th
XIX Commonwealth Games 2010October 3rd to October 14th

2009 - A rewind

Slumdog Millionaire wins 8(eight) Oscars

Satyam scam surfaces amounting to Rs.7,136 crore

Tech Mahindra acquires Satyam for $578million, renames Mahindra Satyam

Barack Obama becomes US President

India born V.Ramakrishnan shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Homosexuality is legalized in India

Tendulkar completes 20 years of international cricket

World leaders pledge $1.1 trillion help for emerging economies at the G20 London summit

CBI raids the Department of Telecom, alleging a Rs.20,000 crore fraud in spectrum allocation

Suzlon Energy acquires Hansen Group for $565 million

Bharti Wal-Mart opens its first Indian cash and carry outlet in Amritsar

Bandra-Worli sea link, a 5.6km road across the Arabian Sea opens in Mumbai

Telecom subscriber base crosses 500 million mark

Facebook becomes the biggest social networking site with more than 300 million users

H1N1 flu makes its ground in March in Mexico, (WHO)World Health Organisation declares it as a pandemic

Parliament gets largest collection of young MP's totaling to 82 (aged between 25 and 40)

Reality TV shows Bigg Boss, Rakhi Ka Swayamvar, Khatron Ke Khiladi and Sach Ka Saamna gains momentum

Pakistan wins 2nd ICC World T20 in London

Schumacher signs one-year deal with Mercedes

Federer and Serena named ITF World Champions

Lionel Messi becomes first Argentine to win the FIFA World Player of the Year award

One-word Subsitute - 2

One who looks up the world as his - Cognomen

Not bearing upon the matter in hand - Irrelevant

Murder of one man by another - Homicide

Incapable of being heard - Illegible

Incapable of being read - Inaudible

A decision upon which one cannot go back - Irrevocable

A speech delivered on the spur of the moment - Somnambulist

A round-about way of expressing oneself - Circumlocution

Words having the opposite meaning - Antonyms

A general pardon granted to criminals - Amnesty