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January 2013 gk at a glance

Name the South African test player of 1950's who died at the age of 85.
Dick Westcott

Which mobile network in India launched 'One Nation, One Rate' offering same rate for voice, sms and data in home circles and on roaming its network?

Which unique online contest organised by Karnataka Regional Youth Commission drew good response recently?
Crib Contest 2012

Where in India 34th annual national conference of Indian Academy Forensic Medicine will be held from 1st to 3rd February 2013?
Mangalore (The Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College)

Which university in India launched its diamond jubilee logo on 26th January 2013, Republic Day?
Manipal University

Which country announced a deal with international lenders to cancel its debt of about $6 billion?

Which automobile maker sold 9.75 million vehicles group-wide and regained the crown as the world's top selling automaker of 2012?
Toyota Motor Corp

In which country strawberries are marketed under the brand name Mahabaleshwar Strawberry?

SEBI allowed which stock exchange to voluntarily opt out of the exchange space in India?
Hyderabad Stock Exchange

Which company got approval to market skin cream in America?
Glenmark Generics Inc

Who won his 75th career title by clinching Torrey Pines title at the US PGA Farmers Insurance Open?
Tiger Woods

Which Saudi petrochemical company plans to launch 4 facilities in 2013, 2 of which will be in Bangalore and Shanghai?
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation

Who is appointed as Senior Vice President Business Development of Shapoorji Pallonji International?
Steven Miller

Name the Chairman and co-members of the newly formed Sri Lankan cricket selection panel.
Sanath Jayasuriya, Hemantha Wickramaratne, Pramodaya Wickremasinghe, Chaminda Mendis and Eric Upashantha