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Current Affairs World Economy 2009

What rank does India posses in the Legatum Prosperity Index ranking 2009?
45th rank

What rank does India posses in the Per Capita GDP ranking among 104 countries in 2009

Which company entered security market by launching security products?

Which airline did Air India tie up for its MRO engine?
Sharjah's Aerostar

Who Business icon heads the rich list for the 5th consecutive year in South Africa?
Lakshmi Mittal

Which company bagged 68.97 billion rupees ($1.5billion) order from Maharashtra State Power Corporation?

Who won the Business person of the year award 2009 at the annual Islamic Finance Business Awards held in Johannesburg, South Africa?
Asgar Mahomed

Who sold 200 tones of gold to RBI?
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Which single premium policy was launched by Life Insurance Corporation of India?
Jeevan Nischay

On what ratio basis did Gujarat NRE Minerals allot bonus share during the year 2009?

Which company acquired coal and mineral technology business of Humboldt Wedag GmbH?
McNally Bharat Engineering Company Ltd (MBE) the BM Khaitan Group

For what whooping sum did Mahindra Satyam signed outsourcing deal to develop applications and technology in India for defence and security with Swedish defence company SAAB?
$ 400mn

Who is the first Indian to receive Yale University's top honour, the "Legend in Leadership Award"?
Nandan Nilekani

Which company signed a 150 million pound worth deal with Cardiff City Council who provides a host of IT services for faster and efficient delivery of services in Cardiff?
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

What amount would be deployed by DoT for the development of for rural telecom?
Rs.16,000 crore

With which company did Yahoo team-up to enforce real-time search?

Which company was acquired by Posiflex Technologies?
Bangalore-based company Protocol Solutions

Which company is to raise Rs.30 billion via bonds?
Power Grid

Hong Kong based DVN cable box maker was bought by which company?

Which bank has planned to start Wealth Management Business?
State Bank of India (SBI)

Which Infrastructure company has been awarded Pune-Sholapur project worth Rs.790crore from (ITNL)IL&FS; Transportation Networks Ltd.?
Maytas Infra

Which to banks were bailed out for $51 billion?
RBS and Lloyds

Which car was re-launched by Honda?

What is new venture Indian Business Machine are about setup in Bangalore?
Analytics centre

Which company took over 25% stake in Landmark?
TVS Shriram

What percentage of indirect tax revenue fell in the first half of 2009 fiscal?

Which company has been acquired by American Tower Corp from Insight Infrastructure Ltd?
Transcend Infra

Which company is set to launch a service to digitally connect classrooms?

Which electronics Indian company enters into education segment with a range of products such as network monitors, digital signage and interactive and touch-sensitive white boards?
LG Electronics India

Which company is to setup BPO's in rural area?
Aditya Birla Minacs

Share amounting what value did Sudha Murthy sell to open market?
2 million Infosys shares for Rs.4.3 Billion

Who bought Yardley's India and Asia businesses for $45.5 million?

What percentage did Indian Government clear up to stake off in profit-making PSU's?

Which company would computerise post offices across India by March 2010?
Software Sanchay Post

Which bike was nicknamed 'laptop on wheels' at the annual Speciality Equipment Market Association (SEMA)?
TTXGP e-bike Grand Prox series Electric superbike, Mavizen TTx02

Who bought 21 lakh shares of Indiabulls Power?
Morgan Stanley

Which country approves free trade deal with India?
South Korea

Which education board would to go International from next academic year?
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Who has been reappointed as Home Minister of Maharashtra?

What percentage of stake in UTI Asset Management Co. and UTI Trustee Co. did Bank of Baroda sell to T.Rowe Price
6.5 percent

Which exciting feature did Tata Docomo, a moblie service provider introduce into mobile phones?

What capacity of power station would be setup at Yamuna Nagar?

Which mobile service was booked for not keeping records GPRS users?
Idea Cellular

Which company bagged an order worth Rs.2 billion from Indian Railways?
Titagarh Wagons

Which Big 3 paid record bonuses of $30 billion?
Goldman Sachs Group, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase

Which Formula 1 construtor signed a pact with Bajaj to manufacture low-cost car?

Where has M&M; planned Rs.1,500cr car factory in India?
Cheyyar, TamilNadu

Which Indian multinational entertainment company was barred by SEBI from accessing market for 7 years?
Pyramid Saimira

Which energy duos are to tie up for solar power project in Andra Pradesh?
Titan Energy and Enfinity

Which company is now a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals?
Rallis India

Which group of companies is to venture into oil pumps business for 4-wheelers?

Termed to be India's second largest lender, ICICI Bank will act as a clearing Bank to which Exchange?
Sigapore Mercantile Excahnge (SMX)

Which raw sugar processing unit buys Brazilian firm Vale Do Ivai S.A. Acucar E Alcool(VDI) for $82 million?
Renuka Sugars

Which gambled investment is all set to trade online by March 2010?
Mutual Fund

What amount of loss did Aviation major, Air India incur for week ending 14/11/2009?
Rs.5,548 crore

Where in India-Bangalore Aerospace Zone Park has been planned?
Near Devanahalli airport (BIAL) stretching to 1000-acre of land area

Which company bought 3Com for 3.1 billion?
Hewlett Packard (HP)

Which is the new platform for trade is Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) could venture into?
Power trading

Which two companies are to manufacture aerospace components?
Tata and Sikorsky JV

At what ratio has UltraTech Cement agreed for a swap with Samruddhi Cement?

Which two countries will collaborate for solar energy space project?
India and USA

Which Global Engineering Services are to launch aerospace SEZ in Belgaum - Karnataka?

Which company has plans to venture into advanced train control technologies?
McML Systems

Which 2 business magnets were arrested for power plant tragedy?
Balco Vice President and Viral Mehta

Which Microsoft co-founder has been diagonised with cancer?
Paul Allen

Which ERP major have planned to raise licensing fees?

What is new scheme launched by Fidelity Mutual Fund in India?
Fidelity India Value Fund

Which company has plans to set-up 100per cent subsidiary as part of its expansion in India?

Where has Infosys planned to setup its rural BPO centres?
Across 22 districts of Andra Pradesh

Which wing of L&T; would function as a separate entity?
Integrated Engineering Services

Which bank has plans to issue $500-mn bonds?
Union Bank


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