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Current Affairs July 2010 - 4

People

Mumbaikar Akanksha Sarda becomes first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the International Physics Olympiad

Mano Menezes succeeds Carlos Dunga as Brazil coach and the offer has been accepted by Brazil football federation

Mr.Noel Tata to succeed Mr.Ratan Tata as chairman of the Tata Group to take over as Managing Director of Tata International

Mr.Ravi Kant, Vice-Chairman of Tata Motors has been appointed as an Advisor to Jaguar Land Rover


Business

Central Bank of India has launched online remittance facility, CentFast2India, for remitting funds online from USA to India

UIDAI has selected Accenture, Mahindra Satyam-Morpho and L1 Identity Solutions to implement the core biometric identification system in for the 'Aadhaar' programme


Science

India successfully tests ballistic missile interceptor from a defence base in Orissa at Chandipur on sea shore of Balasore


Award

HDFC Bank has won the Celent Model Bank 2010 award for its loan origination system for which the bank uses Nucleus Software's FinnOne product

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit to be awarded Lokmanya Tilak award for her contribution to the progress of people and the country

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has been selected from the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award which will be given on August 29th 2010 by the President Pratibha Patil

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank(KVGB) has been awarded by the Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises(CGTMSE) for highest coverage with respect to loans granted to micro,small and medium enterprises

Kerala Tourism's global consumer travel site, www.keralatourism.org has been awarded the prestigious PATA gold Award 2010, to be given away on September 17th at the PATA Travel Mart in Macau
2010 PATA Awards: Attracted 200 entries from 80 organistations and individuals worldwide


Sports


Suresh Raina becomes 12th Indian to get Test hundred on debut

Sri Lanka-India Micromax Cup 2010, 2nd Test ends in a draw

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