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Current Affairs May 2010 - 6

People Indian-origin Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been elected the first woman Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Rajiv Dube , President of Tata Motors passenger car business unit quits as Girish Wagh(man behind the Nano) and Mr.S.Krishnan , Senior Vice-President(Commercial) to share responsibilities Dr.Mark Gasson , a cybernetics expert at the University of Reading becomes the first human to be infected with a computer virus . Aashu Calapa would continue via new role as President HR and Country Manager, India at Firstsource Solutions Acquisitions Mahindra and Mahindra acquires electric car maker REVA McAfee to acquire Trust Digital Business Chicago Mercantile Exchange to launch Nifty futures from July 19th 2010 Punjab National Bank ties up with Oriental Insurance Company Limited to offer a floater Health Insurance Policy Innovation Cow dung to be used as a source of energy to power on computers by HP for Data centers Income Tax returns processing

Current Affairs May 2010 - 5

People Somdev Devvarman becomes first Indian in 13years to qualify for the men's singles event of French Open 2010 Indian born Scot John Shepjerd-Barron ATM's inventor is dead US Intel chief Dennis Blair quits Business Hindujas to buy European Private bank KBL epb for 1.35bn euros(Approx. Rs.8,770crore) BSNL selects (4 firms) Teracom,Take Solutions,Adishwar India and Ampoules to roll out WiMax based broadband service as a franchisee Syndicate bank to issue e-stamps in collabration with Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd.(A central agency appointed by the Government of India, for the e-stamp project) Abbott to buy Piramal's drug business for $3.72 billion Sports Mark Webber wins Monaco Grand Prix Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer to win the Madrid title England wins first-ever world title - World Twenty20 Cup India, South Korea declared joint winners in Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament as the match was called off due to rain

Current Affairs May 2010 - 4

Business World's first gold-dispensing ATM, now at Dubai's Emirates Palace Shriram Transport to enter into construction equipment finance People Bharti Retail has appointed Mr.Andrew Levermore as Chief Operating Officer who will lead operations starting July 2010 for Easyday and Easyday market stores across India Former Vice-President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat suffering from lung infection, died of cardiac arrest Ratan Tata honoured with the 2010 CIF Chanchlani Global Indian Award for his outstanding leadership, vision and professional excellence Science Plastic lens to replace laser eye surgery ONGC Mittal Energy has found hydrocarbons in Nigerian deepwater block Pune-based Serum Institute of India has developed H1N1 vaccine - a harmless nasal spray which could be used by people aged above 3 except pregnant women

Current Affairs May 2010 - 3

Business Carrefour to setup its wholesale cash-and-carry business in India FlyDubai to launch India operations People Bill Gates to adopt Gularia village in Khagaria from the state of Bihar David Cameron has been elected as British Prime Minster Technology Nokia launches 3G slider phones , Nokia 6700 and Nokia 7230 in India Microsoft launches Office 2010 Sony introduces Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX with 30MB per second write speed Rajasthan launches e-Speech Application (data migration,text-to-speech conversion in local languages and voice message transmission) to the under-privileged using mobile phones IBM launches Aquasar , liquid cooled supercomputer HP to replace glass displays with plastic Sports World champion Viswanathan Anand retained his crown winning the World Chess Championship title against Veselin Topalov of Russia

Current Affairs May 2010 - 2

People Bharti Airtel appoints Drew Kelton as President - Enterprise Services(India and South Asia) Abhay Singavi has been appointed as CEO of Narayana Hrudayalaya Mr.Rajiv Bakshi to be Vice President - Marketing Asia-Pacific, for Discovery Networks Technology Compellent to launch 2.5inch hard drives with capacity of 900GB at 10,000rpm and 300GB at 15,000rpm ViewSonic launches 27inch HD monitor Microsoft and Nokia tie up to launch Communicator HP launches OfficeJet4500 All-in-One in India Aquisitions State Bank of India to tie up with Elavon and Visa for merchant acquiring business(facilitation of payment through debit or credit card at retail outlets) Ramco Systems ties-up with Tradeline L.L.C Reliance BIG Entertainment has acquired a controlling stake in Los Angeles-based IM Global Bharti Airtel inks deal with Novatium to provide Unique Active desktop powered by Airtel Net PC Plus

Current Affairs May 2010

People Jennifer Lopez named style icon of the decade S.K.Natraj will be the Mayor and N. Dayanand as Deputy of Bengaluru starting April 2010 Atul Khare , former Indian Foreign Service Officer, as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Biswadip Mitra takes charge as ISA Chairman for 2010-11 Technology Reliance launches India's first Mobile Jockey Portal Google to introduce software for TV AMD launches Phenom II X6 processor Nokia unveils N8 , its flagship smartphone BenQ introduces world's slimmest LED monitors (BenQ V2220, V2420 and V920) spanning HD to full HD, 18.5" to 24" Science World's smallest and lightest telemedicine microscope , of the size of a large egg has been developed to improve healthcare Acquisitions HP acquires Palm for $1.2 Billion Mattel to ink $20 million deal with Wipro Business RBI approves Nokia mobile money transfer in India

Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2010

Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2010 Manasvi Mamgai Miss India Earth 2010 Nicole Faria Miss India International 2010 Neha Hinge Miss Perfect 10, Catwalk Krithika Babu Miss Beautiful Smile Pearl Verma Miss Golden Heart,Catwalk,Beautiful Skin, Himalayan Femina Miss Natural Beauty Manasvi Mamgai Online winner,Fresh Face, Apna Circle Femina Miss Professional Neha Hinge Voice of India Femina Miss Talented, Miss Vivaciuos Unnatii Davra Beautiful Eyes Ashima Jain Glamorous Eyes Nicole Alvares Healthy Hair Alisha Pekha ADP Photogenic,Saint Femina Miss Pure, HP Femina Gadget Girl Nicole Faria Himalayan Femina Miss Natural Beauty Gurpreet Bedi Voice of India Femina Miss Talented Dimple Patel