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Current Affairs August 2011 - 5

Which service has Yahoo launched to allow users to enjoy full-length movies for free?

Who has taken charge as HAL's Director Corporate Planning and Marketing?
Baldev Singh

Who has been named captain for Women's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament?
Saba Anjum

Which former cricketer also secretary of Bihar Jharkhand Cricket Association passed away due to brain hemorrhage?
Ramesh Saxena

Which Indian oil gaints are allowed to dig oil at the Gulf of Mannar?
ONGC and Cairn India

Name the tablet model launched by Beetel in India.
Beetel Magiq, priced at 9,999

Who has been renamed as Indian hockey team's captain for inaugural Asian Champions Trophy in Ordos, China?
Rajpal Singh

Who has been appointed as director for Whirlpool Corporation?
Harish Manwani

Which Bill in India is set to be tabled in Winter Parliament session?
Food bill

What position does India hold in Golf after Nomura Cup?
3rd place

Which Academy Award winner for Best Original Song (for Jai Ho) and the Padma Bhushan recipient turned 75 years?
Sampoorna Singh Kalra (Gulzar)

Which art director who had been associated with movies like Raavan, Guru, Rang De Basanti etc. passed away recently?
Samir Chandra

Which company replaced Reliance Industries as most valued company in the elite of 30 companies that constitutes the Sensex?
Coal India

How many from India are set to participate in the World athletics championships to be held in Daegu, Korea from August 27th to September 4th 2011? Name them.
8, Men: Renjith Maheswary (triple jump), Om Prakash Singh (shot put), Vikas Gowda (discus), Gurmeet Singh and Babubhai Panucha (20km walk)
Women: Tintu Luka (800m), Mayookha Johny (long jump and triple jump) and Harwant Kaur (discus)

Which company will title sponsor for Indian GP to be held on the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on October 30th 2011?