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International current affairs January 2013

10th January 2013 gk round-up


Which group downgraded India to underweight from neutral as a part of emerging markets review?

Which city has banned mobile girls from using cellphones, dancing and signing at weddings?

Expand IME. (Hint: Mechanical)
Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Expand CPCR. (Hint: Child)
Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Where in India Gas cracker project will be commissioned by BCPL?

Who is appointed as president and CEO of Boston consulting group?
Rich Lesser

Which rank does Parupalli Kashyap hold after existing from Korea Open 2013?
11th rank

Which dam in Afghanistan will be constructed by India as it approved additional funds with a revised cost of Rs.1,457.56 crore?
Salma Dam

Who is appointed as president of India and SAARC nations by Cisco for its sales and operations?
Jeff White

Name the Korean coach who is appointed for Archery in India.
Lim Chae Woong

Why was EIL in news recently in India?
Government of India approved 10% stake sale

Expand SAT. (Hint: Securities)
Securities Appellate Tribunal