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CEO's - Who's Who

Bob Diamond : Barclays :: Kenneth Lewis : Bank of America Norbert Reithofer : BMW :: Stephen A. Schwarzman : Blackstone Group W. James McNerney, Jr : Boeing :: Willie Was : British Airways Sunil Bharti Mittal : Bharti Telecom :: F. Duane Ackerman : Bellsouth John A. Allison IV : BB&T :: Tod Nielsen : Borland John Chidsey : Burger King :: Brad Anderson : Best Buy DMX : Bloodline Records :: Rupert Murdoch : British Sky Broadcasting Warren Edward Buffett : Berkshire Hathway :: Hans-Paul Burkner : Boston Consulting Group

Current Affairs June 2010 - 4

People Sachin Tendulkar to become Indian Air Force's honorary rank of Group Captain Australia gets Julia Gillard as first female Prime Minister Former union minister Digvijay Singh dies in London Business Rupee all set to join elite currency club HDFC Mutual Fund launches Gold Exchange Traded Fund MCX gets unconditional approval from Forward Market Commission regulator to launch an IPO Discovery Austrian archaeologists discover 3500 year old city Hyksos in the Nile delta region Record World's largest gold coin sold for $4.02 million Sports Saina Nehwal beat Taiwan's Tzu Ying Tai to win the Singapore Super Series Title and moves upto World No.3 Longest match record smashed at Wimbledon 2010: Nicolas Mahut and John Isner 59-59 at 5th set yet unfinished, play was suspended as they ran out of daylight. John Isner won the match at 70-68 on the following day. India wins Asia Cup 2010 Technology SleepServer , a software developed b

FIFA World Cup 2010: Round of 16 Results

29th June 2010 Spain 1:0 Portugal Paraguay 0(5):0(3) Japan Brazil 3:0 Chile Netherlands 2:1 Slovakia 28th June 2010 Brazil 3:0 Chile Netherlands 2:1 Slovakia 27th June 2010 Argentina 3:1 Mexico Germany 4:1 England United States 1:2 Ghana Uruguay 2:1 South Korea 26th June 2010 United States 1:2 Ghana Uruguay 2:1 South Korea

Transport - Indian Railway

What rank does Indian Railway System posses globally? About what percentage of the railway routes have been electrified? Which is the oldest running engine? When was the first Indian railway train rolled on its 34km track from Bombay(Mumbai) to Thane? What is the length of world's longest railway platform located at Kharagpur, India? When was the Indian Railway Board established? The longest railway journey from Jammu Tawi to Kanyakumari is 3,751km, concedes how many hours? In railways there are A.C., First class and Second class. In which year was Third class removed?

Types of World Agriculture

Apiculture: Maintenance of Honey bees on a commercial scale for the sale of honey Floriculture: The cultivation of flowers or flowering plants Horticulture: Growing of flowers and vegetables on small plots Mariculture: Sea farming or cultivation of marine plants and animals for commercial Olericulture: Cultivation of vegetables and kitchen herbs Pisciculture: Breeding, rearing and transplantation of fish by artificially Sericulture: Raising of silk worms for the production of raw silk Viticulture: Cultivation of the vine for production of grapes and wine

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 : 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

Company Initials

Initials Country Meaning AB Sweden Incorporated AG Germany Incorporated A/S Norway Incorporated Bhd Malaysia Incorporated Cia Spain Company Cie. France Company GmbH Germany Limited Liability Company KK Japan Joint Stock Corporation Ltd. India Public Limited Company Ltda. Latin Limited Liability Company PLC or Ltd. Britain Public Limited Company P.T. Indonesia Limited Company Pte Singapore Private Limited Company Pty Australia Proprietary Pvt. Ltd. India Private Limited Company SA France, Spain, etc. Incorporated

Signals/Signs and their Meaning

Signal/Sign Meaning Red Triangle Family Planning Red Cross Medical Help Red Light Danger, 'Stop' for the movement of vehicles Green Light Go Olive Branch Peace White Pigeon or Dove Peace Black Strip on Arm Opposition Sorrow Black Flag Red Flag Opposition Danger Revolution White Flag Treaty or Surrender Yellow Flag Vehicles with patients of contagious diseases Two Bones across with Skull National mourning Lotus Sign of civilization and culture Wheel (Chakra) Sign of Progress A blind folded woman with scale in hand Sign of Justice Reversed flown National calamity flag

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

Current Affairs June 2010 - 2

Acquisitions Orchid Pharma acquires US company Karalex Business Reliance Industries acquires ISP Infotel for Rs.4,800crore Bharti Airtel completes $10.7 billion Zain Africa deal IDBI opened its first overseas branch in Dubai , at the Dubai International Finance Centre Karnataka to create Land Bank in all districts to facilitate investors to allocate land Apple iAd set to compete with Google in ad market Inter-connected Stock Exchange of India(ISE) has selected TCS to install and manage its integrated trading, clearing and surveillance platform Indian Depository Receipts(IDR) of UK based bank Standard Chartered lists in BSE and NSE Sports FIFA World Cup 2010 kicks off in South Africa on June 10th 2010 Technology Apple unveils iPhone 4 at the Apple World wide Developers Conference in San Francisco Direct to Home(DTH) operator Dish TV to launch Conditional Access Module(CAM) which will allow its subscribers to switch over to a new operator using the same set-top box 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'Ivo

French Open 2010 Results

Men's Singles Rafael Nadal Women's Singles Francesca Schiavone Men's Double Daniel Hestor and Henad Zimonjic Women's Double Serena Williams and Venus Williams Mixed Doubles Katarina Srebotnik and Henad Zimonjic

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

IIFA(International Indian Film Academy) Awards 2010

Technical Award Winners Best Screenplay Abhijat Joshi,Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra - 3 Idiots Best Cinematography C.K.Muraleedharan - 3 Idiots Best Dialogue Rajkumar Hirani, Abhijat joshi - 3Idiots Best Background Score Sanjay Wandrekar,Atul Raninga, Shantanu Moitra - 3 Idiots Best Editing Rajkumar Hirani - 3 Idiots Best Sound Recording Bishwadeep Chatterjee, Nihal Ranjan Samel- 3 Idiots Best Song Recording Bishwadeep Chatterjee, Sachi K Sanghvi - 3 Idiots Best Sound Re-recording Anup Dev - 3 Idiots Best Choreography Bosco Martis, Caesar Gonsalves - Love Aaj Kal Best Costume Designing Anhahita Shroff Adajania, Dolly Ahluwalia - Love Aaj Kal Best Art Direction Sabu Cyril - Aladin Best Special Effects(Visual) Charles Darby - Eyecube labs(Aladin) Best Action Shyam Kaushal - Kaminey Best Makeup Artist Christien Tinsley, Domini Till - Paa

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

Current Affairs June 2010

Awards ITC's Y.C.Deveshwar has been presented Global Leadership award by U.S.-India Business Council for his efforts towards empowering India's rural agricultural community and conserving the environment Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation(KSRTC) bags Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award 2010 for implementing ethanol blended diesel in over 1000 buses Mr.M.R.Bhat General Manager of Corporation Bank has been awarded Dun and Bardstreet's CTO(Chief Technology Officer) Award 2009 Acquisitions Cafe Coffee Day has acquired a Czeh Republic-based cafe Emporio for Rs.15crore Business Tata Motors inaugurated the world's cheapest car the Nano's manufacturing facility at Sanand, Gujarat Entertainment Homer Simpson has been named the greatest character created for television and film in the past 20 years People Mr.Soiles Bhattacharya Director(Finance), will take charge as the Interim Chairman of SAIL as Mr.S.K.Roongta completed his term o