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Current Affairs October 2011 for competitive exams

Name the three Indian boxers who have qualified for London Olympics 2012?
Jai Bhagwan, L.Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar

Name the Afghan President who was in India for a two-day visit.
Hamid Karzai

Who has been appointed as Chairman of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation?
Sudhir Vasudeva

Name the MD and VP, Nokia India, who has been assigned global role to head India, Middle East and Africa region.

Name the company which has launched apps for iPad and Android phones recently.

Who has shot a film in 47 days titled 'Facebook'?

Who won the 2011 Nobel prize in chemistry?
Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman for his discovery of quasicrystals

Name the world's cheapest laptop launched in India.

Name the Ashes hero who died at the age of 52.
Former England fast bowler, Graham Dilley

Who won the Irani Cup 2011?
Rest of India Team

Name the application launched by Monster India for Facebook users.

Name the Galaxy version mobile launched by Samsung India.
Galaxy Y

What is the financial strength rating retained for ICICI Bank while SBI's rating is downgraded from 'C-' to 'D+' by Moody's?

Name the person who has been conferred at the 2011 Telstra NSW Business Women's Award for her contribution to world's first green steel manufacturing process.
Veena Sahajwalla

Name the Apple co-founder who passed away recently.
Steve Jobs

Which four teams entered semi-finals in Champions League Twenty-20 cricket?
Somerset, Mumbai Indians, New South Wales and Royal Challengers Bangalore

Name the Swedish poet who won 2011 Nobel in literature.
Tomas Transtromer

Name the Sanskrit scholar and a former director of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan who passed away recently.
Mathoor Krishnamurthi

Which countries President have offered hindi films to be shot at the picturesque country?
Austrian President

Which country has won first victory in UNESCO vote?

What is the annual inflation as of September 2011 in Sri Lanka?
7.2per cent

Whose museum was inaugurated in Austria recently?

Name the 3 women who share the Nobel Peace Prize 2011.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen for work on women's rights

Who booked the finals berth in Champions League Twenty 20 cricket tournament 2011?
Royal Challengers Bangalore

Name the Lord Mayor of London who will be on a 5-day visit to India from October 10th 2011 to strengthen economic ties between India and the UK.
Lord Mayor Michael Bear

Name the 2 British banks which included in the list of 12 whose credit ratings were downgraded by Moody's.
Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds TSB

Who won the Showjumping Open title on the opening day of the South India Equestrian championship?
Hrishika Basappa