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ATM withdrawal norms in India from 1st July 2011

5 Free ATM transactions including Balance Enquiry, PIN Change etc.

Financial Transaction or Withdrawal of money beyond 5 transactions customer to be charged Rs.20 per transaction

Non-Financial Transaction, a customer to be charged Rs.8.5 per transaction

Wrongly debited amount to be credited to customer's account within 7 days failing which a bank would have to pay Rs.100 per day, provided the complaint was logged within 30 days of transaction

Science Quiz - Biology quiz

What is the common name for Vicia Fabe?
Broad Bean

What is the other name of the plants which is also called as Gramineae?

What is the other name for leaf?

Who is the Father of Taxonomy?
Carlus Linnaeus

What is the top of the flower stalk called?

What is the name of the fruit of rose is called as?

The name given to the division of nucleus of a cell is?

Which apparatus is used to measure the growth of the plants?

IIFA(International Indian Film Academy) Awards 2011

Best Film
Best Performance Leading Role(Male)
Shahrukh Khan-My Name is Khan
Best Performance Leading Role(Female)
Anushka Sharma-Band Baaja Baaraat
Best Direction
Karan Johar-My Name is Khan
Best Performance Comic Role
Rithesh Deshmukh
Best Performance Negative Role
Sonu Sood
Best Performance Supporting Role(Male)
Arjun Rampal -Rajneeti
Best Performance Supporting Role(Female)
Prachi Desai-Once upon a time in Mumbai
Debut of the Year(Male)
Ranveer Singh
Debut of the Year(Female)
Sonakshi Sinha
Best Story
Shivani Bhatia-My Name is Khan
Best Lyrics
Niranjan Iyengar-Sajda and Noor-e-Khuda-My name is Khan
Playback Singer(Male)
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan -Tere Mast Mast Do Nain
Playback Singer(Female)
Mamta Sharma-Munni Badnaam hui
Music Direction
Sajid Wajid,Lalit Pandit
Sudeep Chaterjee-Gujaarish
Namrata Rao-Band Baaja Baaraat
Art Director
Sabu Cyril-Robot
Farah Khan-Dabangg
Sound Recording
Pritam Das-Love,Sex Aur Dhoka
Song Recording
Vijay Dayal-Ainvayi Ainvayi

Current Affairs June 2011 - 2

Which ID is now valid ID proof for LPG gas connection in India?

Which grammy award nominee is all set to perform at IIFA?
Jermaine Jackson

Who has been promoted as VP of Wipro?
Rishad Premji

Under which category India won gold at Cannes Lions?
Design category

With which country India inked pact to boost apparel, textile industry?

Which award did Sunil Mittal receive recently?
INSEAD award

Which is the latest launch from Research In Motion (RIM) in India?
BlackBerry Playbook

Which software training major has decided to setup 100 One World centres in a year's time?

Who has been unanimously re-elected as UN chief?
Ban Ki-moon

Toyota is all set to launch its latest model in India. Which is it?
Etios Liva

Who has been elected as Captain of New Zealand Cricket for all 3 formats of game?
Ross Taylor

Which airbus was grounded for clipping a wing at the Paris Air Show recently?

Which actor of Jackass movie was killed in car accident in Pennsylvania?
Ryan Dunn

Country's larg…

Current Affairs June 2011

When is the Champions League Twenty20 2011 scheduled?
September 23rd to October 9th 2011

Which company has stuck a deal with British Library to digitise books?

Which former Vice-Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited is all set to join Wipro Board?
Mahendra Kumar Sharma

Which two stocks of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group has BSE decided to take out of the elite sensex index?
RCOM and R-Infra

Which Amir Khan movie celebrated 10 years recently?

When was World No Tobacco day observed?
May 31st

Who has been appointed as head of UN Change Management Team?
Atul Khare

Which Under-19 cricketer drowned in Ganga recently?
Shamsher Singh Yadav

How many satellites has India planned to launch in next 2 years?

What is the name of the insurance plan launched by LIC recently?
Jeevan Arogya

Who won the 5th ODI in India vs West Indies match played at Jamaica?
West Indies

Which Olympic boxer was shot dead in Pakistan recently?
Abrar Hussain

Which automobile major's 13 day long strike ended after the acceptance…

Champions League Twenty20 2011 - In Brief

Number of Participating Teams13

Venue - Chennai, Bangalore and Kolkata

Event Date - September 23rd to October 9th 2011

Teams Qualified Automatically - Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, South Australian Redbacks, New South Wales Blues, Warriors and Cape Cobras

6-Team Qualifier to be held at Hyderabad from September 19th to 21st 2011

Numerical Ability for bank po exams (16)

1. Express 12.5 percent as fraction.

2. Ajay earns 10% more than Bijay but 15% less than Cathy. If Bijay earns Rs.85/-, then Cathy earns?
Ajay's earnings = 85 + 10% of 85 = 93.5. So, Cathy's earnings = 93.5/85 * 100 = 110

3. 6 4/7 +8 2/5 - 5 3/4 = ?
9 31/140

4. If Rs.91/- is divided among P, Q, R in the ratio 1 1/2 : 3 1/3 : 2 3/4, Q will get?
Q's share Rs.40

5. Average of 6 numbers is 8, what number should be added to it to make the average 9?

6. 40 is what percent of 1200?
3 1/3

7. The H.C.F of two numbers is 11 and their L.C.M is 7700. If one of the numbers is 275, the other is?

8. In a triangle ABC, AB = AC = 2.5cm, BC = 4cm. Find the height from A to the opposite base.

DRDO Awards 2011

AwardWinnerAgni Award for Excellence in self-reliance
A K Singh(LRDE)
M Z Siddique(GTRE)Performance Excellence Award
P S KrishnanDRDO Scientist of the Year
Dipti Deodhare(CAIR)
P Sivakumar(CVRDE)
K S Premavalli(DFRL)
M S Easwaran(CABS)
Maheshwara Reddy(DARE)The Defence Technology Spin-off Award
Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore

Top 50 Engineering Colleges in India in 2011

RankName of CollegeRankName of College1
PSG Tech, Coimbatore4
College of Engineering, Pune7
HBTI, Kanpur8
IT-BHU, Varanasi33
BITS, Pilani34
Thiagarajar CoE, Madurai10
Jadavpur University, Jadavpur35
Anna University, Chennai36
Amrita University, Coimbatore12
PEC University of Tech, Chandigarh13
MIT, MAnipal14
Nirma University-IT, Ahmedabad15
VIT University, Vellore41
Thapar University, Patiala42
PES Institute of Tech, Bangalore19
Sir MV Insititute of Tech, Bangalore20
NSIT-New Delhi45
MANIT, Bhopal21
ICT Mumbai(UDCT)47
ITM(GITAM), Visakhapatnam23
SGSITS, Indore24
Delhi Technological University49
MNIT, Jaipur25
SSN College of Engineering, Chennai

Insurance Quiz - 2

1. Insurance policies carry special exemption from customs duty

2. Fire insurance was originated from Austria

3. The oldest form of insurance is  Non-life insurance

4. The first insurance company was established in India in the year  1610

5. Insurable interest has to be a  trustee protected

6. Lumpsum payment of premium is made under fire insurance

7. Liability Insurance is a classification based on risk involved

8. An insurance agent for a life insurer is called corporate agent 

20th annual MTV Movie Awards

Best Movie
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Best Male Performance
Robert Pattinson, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Best Female Performance
Kristen Stewart, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Best Kiss
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson,
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Best Fight
Robert Pattinson vs. Bryce Dallas Howard and
Xavier Samuel, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Best breakout star
Chloe Grace Moretz, Kick-Ass
Biggest badass star
Chole Grace Moretz, Kick-Ass
Best comedy performance
Emma Stone, Easy A
Best line from a movie
Alexys Nycole Sanchez, 
I want to get chocolate wasted 
(from Grownups)
Best Villian
Tom Felton, Harry Potter and 
the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
Best jaw dropping moment
Justin Bieber, Never say never

French Open 2011 Results

Men's Singles
Rafal Nadal
Women's Singles
Li Na
Men's Doubles
Max Mirnyi and Daniel NestorWomen's Doubles
 Andrea Hlavakova and Lucie Hradecka
Mixed Doubles
Casey Dellacqua and Scott Lipsky


1. In which year was MIDI introduced?

2. In which decade was telephone invented?

3. In which decade was Internet first implemented?

4. When were the blue jeans invented?

5. When was toothbrush invented?

6. When were bar code scanners invented?

7. Who invented battery?
Alessandro Volta

8. When was the first elevator built?

Sports Quiz

1. In tennis, what is 'no man's land'?
Midcourt (neither at the net nor the baseline)

2. Which track and field event is known as 'Suicide in 10 installments'?
The Decathlon, a gruelling event

3. The highest belt in Karate is black. What is the colour of the lowest belt?

4. Excluding the striker, how many pieces are there on the board when a carrom game starts?

5. What are the 2 basic categories in diving events at the Olympic Games?
Platform (or highboard) and Spring board

6. What is the colour a the centre of an archery target?

7. What are the colours of the chequered flag waved at the end of a motor race?
Black and White

8. Which game is played in 3 varieties - horse, cycle and elephant?

BCCI Cricket Awards 2010-11

Sachin Tendulkar
India's Cricketer of the Year
Salim Durani
Lifetime Achievement Award
Manish Pandey
Highest run scorer in Ranji Trophy
Abhimanyu Mithun
Highest Wicket-taker in Ranji Trophy
M D Thirushkamini
Best Woman Cricketer
K Hariharan
Best Umpire
Best Overall Performance

History Quiz

1. If Pataliputra is to Patna, then Kashi is to which city?

2. There are 2 main entrances to the Fathepur Sikri, one is the Shahi Darwaza. Name the other.
The Buland Darwaza

3. The largest Mangrove forest in the world lies in Eastern India. What is it called?
The Sunderbans

4. The Mughal Emperor in 1803 was blind. Name him.
Shah Alam

5. Which Indian monument, located in Delhi, was built by the British in memory of 90,000 soldiers killled during World War I?
India Gate

6. Which invader of India was known as the 'Sword of Islam'?
Mahmud of Ghazni

7. From which dynasty did Babur obtain the Kohinoor Daimond?
The Lodhis

8. Which Mughal emperor issued gold and silver coins bearing the signs of the Zodiac?