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Possible Essay topics April 2013 for various competitive exams

Maharashtra chess League 2013 Bihar's women only cooperative banks IPL, tailor-made for Chris Gyale India's e-Pathshala India Centenary film festival 2013 International Shooting Sport Federation 2013 Tesco's exit from America and its impact on retail business Singapore's Indian Heritage Centre Introduction of CBSE board's legal studies Gujarat's Lokayukta Aayog Bill 2013 Down-turn of Cyprus economy Odisha's Youth Policy-2013 Free Trade Agreement: India and Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus

April 2013 current affairs quiz full collection

Which exchange launched trading in F&O on SX40 from 15th May 2013? MCX-SX Expand OCB. (Hint: corporate) Overseas corporate body How many South African Indians were conferred with National Orders - South Africa's highest civilian awards? Seven Who became the 3rd person to be named Player of the year and Young player of the year in the same season by English Professional Footballer's Association? Gareth Bale Which school will make it to the 2014 edition of the Limca Book of Records for admitting over 4,800 students in one day? Delhi University's School of Open Learning Expand NEN. (Hint: Entrepreneurship) National Entrepreneurship Network Name the British exam board that has outsourced marking to MeritTrac as a part of cost-cutting project aimed at speeding up the assessment process. City and Guide Which company began sales of world's first curved OLED TV at Rs.7.33 lakh? LG

100 years of Indian cinema celebration - The journey since 1913

Who is considered as Father of Indian Cinema? Dadasaheb Phalke Who directed the first short films in India, The Flower of Persia? Hiralal Sen (1898) Name the first movie released in India by Dadasaheb Torne on 18th May 1912. Shree Pundalik In which language was Raja Harishchandra, a silent film produced? Marathi Which film city in India hold Guinness World Record as the world's largest integrated film studio? Ramoji Film City Who owned the first Indian chain of cinema theatres in India? Jamshedji Framji Madan Which film became the first Indian film to be screened at the Venice Film Festival in 1937? Sant Tukaram Which movie depicted civilian resistance offered to Japanese occupation by the British and Indians in Myanmar? Burma Rani

April month end current affairs 2013

Who won the Barcelona Open title 2013 for 8th time? Rafael Nadal Who won the inaugural Maharashtra Chess League 2013? Pune Attackers Expand VoA. (Hint: Visa) Visa on arrival Which city in India organised India power energy conclave - 2013? Ahmedabad Which Indian state was conferred with Prime Minister's award for excellence in public administration? Sikkim for extraordinary and innovative work done for rural development Which Indian state is set to open women only cooperative banks? Bihar Name the Guinness record holder who pulled the heritage Darjeeling Himalayan toy train in September 2012 died of cardiac arrest while performing a stunt. Sailen Nath Roy Whom did Ratchanok Intaton defeat to win $200,000 India Open title 2013? Juliane Schenk Who will be honoured by Bank of England as the personality's image would appear on 5-pound note to be issued in 2016? Winston Churchill Expand NULM. (Hint: Livelihood) National Urban Livelihood Mission

Full list of conferences held across India in April 2013

SANS forensics training, New Delhi 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technology, Rohtak, Harayana 2nd Annual Pharma IPR India 2013, Mumbai Leveraging Innovative Security Solutions for Banks and Financial Institutions, Mumbai Next-Gen legal and Legal Counsel Congress 2013, Delhi Crystallization 2013, Mumbai Telematics India and South Asia 2013, Bengaluru The Great India Startup Business Development Conference Show 2013, Bengaluru People Combine Education System in India - Players in Education Sector, Hyderabad Defcon Kerala 2013, Bevoori Bekal, Kerala AyuHerb 2013, New Delhi International Conference on Operations and IT for Sustainable Development, Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru ProAV Events Technology Summit 2013, Hyderabad

Important general awareness questions april 2013

Post title Sponsor: Corp Info Box Which automobile company introduced R8 USB memory stick priced at Rs.3,299 in India? Audi Which company will launch Polo GT TSI in India on 29th April 2013? Volkswagen Which airlines became the first carrier to restore Dreamliner flights - Boeing 787? Ethiopian Airlines Who was conferred with lifetime achievement award by the International Association of Women in Radio and Television? Jai Chandiram, former Deputy Director-General of Doordarshan How was Fred Amoroso known to the world? Former Yahoo Chairman Who became 5th overseas player to sign up for the first Caribbean Premier League 2013? Herschelle Gibbs For which county will Chris Gayle play in the domestic Twenty20 subject to availability? Somerset Name the former Prime Minister of Nepal who visited India on 27th April 2013. Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda What was the theme of World Veterinary Day 2013? Vaccination to prevent and protect  

Current Affairs India and world 2013 on mobile

Which company became partner of FC Barcelona team in April 2013? Head and Shoulders Who is appointed as officer on special duty and will take charge as home secretary from 1st July 2013? Anil Goswami Which Indian state will reduce VAT on automobile sector from 14.5% to 5%? Andhra Pradesh Expand IEM. (Hint: Memorandum) Industrial Entrepreneurs Memorandum With which bank Surat Nagrik Sahkari bank merged post RBI approval in April 2013? Mehsana Urban Cooperative Bank Galaxy S4 was launched by which mobile maker? Samsung Name the female actor from India who joined the jury panel of 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival, 2013. Vidya Balan Which country will host World team badminton championship 2014 (Thomas Cup and Uber Cup)? India Where in India Business Line investment fair will be held on 3rd and 4th May 2013? Chennai Which Swedish group company plans to invest over 100 million euros to setup 50 stores across India? Hennes and Muritz Who is appointed as Managing Director of

13th Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards 2013

Phalke Ratna Award Asha Bhosale Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award Late Yash Chopra Saraswatibai Phalke Award Pamela Phalke Ever Memorable actor award Dimple Kapadia Best Actor Akshay Kumar for Rowdy Rathore Phalke Excellent Performance award Manoj Bajpai for Gangs for Wasseyur Phalke Memorable Performance award Irrfan Khan for Paan Singh Tomar Phalke Versatile Actor award Govinda Best Supporting actor award Himesh Reshmiya for Khiladi 786 Phalke senior actor (negative role) award Prem Chopra Phalke Icon Cine Artist award Mala Sinha Best TV actor and actress in small screen Disha Vakani and Dilip Joshi for their performances in 'Tarak mehta Ka Ulta Chashma'

Full list of general knowledge questions for April 2013 SBI exam

Which airways will sell 24% stake worth Rs.2,050 crore? Jet airways Expand DBO. (Hint: Oldie) Daulat Beg Oldie Who is named as Prime minister of Italy from president Giorgio Napolitano? Enrico Letta LIC sold shares worth Rs.8,800 crore for the quarter ending 31st March 2013 from how many companies? 17 How was Shamshad Begum known in the world of entertainment? Playback singer Tech Mahindra acquired which Sweden-based company to strengthen lab presence in Europe, Middle East and Africa? Type Approval Lab Expand ED. (Hint: Directorate) Enforcement Directorate How was Saleem Pervez known in the world of sports? Cricket player Who won gold medal at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship 2013 under the freestyle category? Amit Dhankar Who is made a vice-captain of Australia for upcoming Ashes 2013 series? Brad Haddin Who is appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of United Bank of India? Archana Bhargava Which company launched world's fastest printer in India which can deliver 70 p

23rd April 2013 general knowledge updates on mobile

Name the player who scored fastest century in Indian Premier League 2013, 6th edition. Chris Gayle Expand IRB. (Hint: Battalion) Indian Reserve Battalion Expand RBI. (Hint: Rubber) Rubber Board of India Which company in Uganda did Bharti Airtel acquire giving a combined market share of almost 40% in the African nation? Warid Telecom Expand IMGC. (Hint: Mortgage) India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation Which bank announced senior unsecured bond issue of 3.625% due in 2018 viz., its Hong Kong branch? Union Bank of India Name the Olympic gold medal winner whose autobiography will be adapted into a film by US-based production house. Abhinav Bindra Cuba signed sports agreement with which country to enhance bilateral cooperation in the sports sector? China Expand DWDM.(Hint: Wavelength) Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing Which bank launched Smart Payout Card for students, employees, workers and contract labourers wherein customers need not open bank account to subscribe to the cards? State

Chris Gayle records in IPL 2013 - 6th edition

Chris Gayle records in Indian Premier League Fastest individual 50 in IPL - 17 balls Fastest individual 100 in T20 cricket - 30 balls Longest 6 in IPL 6 - 119 meters Most 6 hit by a batsman in an innings in T20 cricket - 17 Highest individual score in Twenty 20 - 175 not out Highest Total in Twenty 20 cricket 263/5

International general awareness updates april 2013

Where in Africa did Videocon industries discovered natural gas in April 2013? Mozambique How many power projects worth Rs.33,000 crore were approved by Cabinet Committee on Investment in India during April 2013? 13 projects (10 transmission, 1 hydro and 2 thermal) Who won the English Premier League 2013 title, being its 20th title win? Manchester United Where in India Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2013 will be held? Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi Who served as 27th Chief Justice of India and was the first chairperson of News Broadcasting Standards Authority of India? JS Verma Expand PBGs. (Hint: Bank) Performance Bank Guarantees Who was elected unopposed as the president of Bangladesh in April 2013? Abdul Hamid Which team won the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior girls National Championship (South Zone)? Karnataka Who became the 3rd person from India to be appointed as Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce? Sunil Bharti Mittal Expand NFSB. (Hint: Food) National Food Security

Sports, Business current affairs quiz april 2013

Who quoted Sachin Tendulkar as India's Don Bradman in 2013? Matthew Hayden Who is elected as president of Paraguay? Horacio Cartes Who is appointed as CEO of AirAsia India? Tony Fernandes How many subjects will be made available by the HRD ministry approved e-Pathshala in India? 77 open online courses Who won the 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix? Sebastian Vettel Who won the 2013 Monte Carlo Masters men's title? Novak Djokovic Who won the Chennai ITF women's tennis championship 2013 singles title? Ankita Raina Where does the combined cash balance of HCL Technologies, Infosys, TCS and Wipro stand as on 31st March 2013? Rs.43,200 crore i.e. $8 billion Which country celebrated record win against Bangladesh in Test cricket held at Harare Sports Club in April 2013? Zimbabwe (335-run victory) What is the new goal set by World Bank global finance officials aiming to achieve by 2030? To end extreme global poverty

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2013 IPL 6 points table

Chennai Super Kings  22 Mumbai Indians   22 Rajasthan Royals   20 Sunrises Hyderabad  18 Royal Challengers Bangalore 16 Kings IX Punjab 14 Kolkata Knight Riders  12 Pune Warriors   6 Delhi Daredevils   6

Sample quantitative question and answers for competitive exams 2013

Post title sponsor: Corp Info Box A merchant sells an item at a 20 percent discount. but still makes a gross profit of 20 percent of the cost. What percent of cost would be gross profit on the item have been if it had been sold without the discount? 50% A millionaire bought a job lot of hats 1/4 of which were brown. The millionaire sold 2/3 of the hats including 4/5 of the brown hats. What fraction of the unsold hats were brown? 3/20 How many integers 'n' greater than and less than 100 are there such that, if the digits of 'n' are reversed, the resulting integer is n+9 ? 8 An investor purchased a shares of stock at a certain price. If the stock increased in price Rs.0.25 per share and the total increase for the x shares was Rs 12.50, how many shares of stock had been purchased? 50 At a special sale, 5 tickets can be purchased for the price of 3 tickets. If 5 tickets are purchased at the sale, the amount saved will be what percent of the original price of the 5 ticke

List of april 2013 world current affairs

Expand ARC. (Hint: Administrative) Administrative Reforms Commission What is the theme of 3rd edition of European film festival organised by Entertainment Society of Goa in India? Celebrating women Which Indian state will provide free leukemia drugs (Imatinib tablets)? Rajasthan Which Indian city opened over 5,000 BharatNirman Rajiv Gandhi SevaKendras to improve delivery of government services to people in rural areas? Jaipur Who was re-elected as Italy's president for second term? Giorgio Napolitano What was the significance of a startup reality show called Shark Tank held in Bangalore on 20th April 2013? To fund the start ups across Bangalore as NASSCOM aims to create and grow 10,000 start ups across India in 10 years Expand IPAB. (Hint: Property) Intellectual Property Appellate Board Which mobile operator plans to shift few of its businesses from Germany to its shared services unit in India? Vodafone Who won the girl's singles title at the Asian Junior Close tennis tournamen

April 2013 India centenary film festival, New keyboard format app for android

Where in India Centenary film festival will be held for 6 days in April 2013? New Delhi Name the Chinese Nobel literature laureate who released a book by name Grand Ceremony. Mo Yan Which country launched orbital Noah's Ark, a bio-satellite bundled with mice and other small creatures? Russia Which newspaper was owned by Padmashree award recipient B.Sinathi Adityan who died after prolonged illness? Dina Thanthi Which company launched Aurus 2 smartphone priced at Rs.6,490? Idea Name the new keyboard format which will be available as a free app for Android-based smartphones. KALQ Expand KNOMAD. (Hint: Migration) Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development 31,351 companies were shut down during the first quarter of which city in Rome? Italy Amazon is set to open representative office in which country? Russia Maruti Suzuki's Swift Dzire and Ertiga cars bagged which award in 2013? India Design Mark award Vodafone India launched M-Pesa, mobile money transfer and payment service

ROBOKID 2013, a Robot competition

Eligibility: Class 6 to 12 can register through their respective schools or individually Last date for registration: May 10 Registration fee for each student: Rs.850 Website:

General awareness for SBI exam April 2013

To which pattern the world's first smartphone for blind converts the text messages and emails? Braille Which company is set to launch 3D phone priced below Rs.15,000 in India? Micromax Which Indian state's special grant was raised to Rs.12,000 crore during the 12th 5-year plan? Bihar Expand NRO. (Hint: Ordinary) Non-Resident Ordinary What are the aims of recently announced National policy for children in India? Develop, Educate and Protect children below the age of 18 years What is the revival package announced for watch and tractor maker HMT to modernise, meet working capital and wage revision? Rs.1.083 crore Expand EPCG. (Hint: Export) Export Promotion Capital Goods Expand EO. (Hint: Export) Export Obligation Who is chosen for the Malcolm Adiseshiah Award for his contribution of Development Studies for 2013-14? Jawaharlal Nehru University professor Gopal Narayan Guru

Uptodate current affairs quiz april 2013

Post title Sponsor: Corp Info Box Name the motorcycle launched by Honda priced at Rs.43,150. Dream Neo To which country did India airlift military hospital to increase the geo-strategic presence in Central Asia? Tajikistan Which one-year postgraduate diploma program did Times School of Journalism launch for 2013-14? Hindi Journalism Which retail business firm crossed Rs.10,000 crore sales mark for 2012-13 fiscal in India? Reliance retail Which retail company quits its loss making business from America? Tesco Where is the International Shooting Sport Federation 2013 held? Al Ain, UAE How was T.K.Ramamurthy known in the world of entertainment? Music composer and a violinist Name the Ex-Chief Election Commissioner and former Governor of Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh who died following heart attack. Ms.Ramadevi ICC allocated $422,000 for the development of National Cricket Academy to which country? Afghanistan Expand TAPP. (Hint: Performance) Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme

Constitution of India quiz, preamble, attorney general, money bill

The state reorganisation commission in India was framed during the year 1953 True Half an hour is the duration of zero hour in the Lok Sabha. False , The duration of zero hour in the Lok Sabha is not specified. Union ministers in India are collectively responsible to Rajya Sabha only. False , Union ministers in India are collectively responsible to Lok Sabha only. Preamble of the Indian Constitution reflects the mind and ideals of its farmers. True The President of India cannot withhold his assent to a bill until it is passed once again by Parliament. False , The President of India can withhold his assent to a bill until it is passed once again by Parliament. The provisions relating to the Supreme Court can be amended by two thirds majority and ratification by not less than half of the states. True Attorney General cannot participate in the business of Parliament without being a member. False , Attorney General can participate in the business of Parliament without being a member. Finan

April 2013 World gk quiz

Name the PSY's song released in 2013 which hit 70 million hits. Gentleman Who won the John Bates Clark medal often termed as the 'Baby Nobel' for 2013? Raj Chetty, a professor in the Department of Economy at the Harvard University Which company launched mobile visual search platform, Ocutag? Ricoh Innovations Corporation What is the cumulative value of P-Note investments in Indian markets for the month ending February 2013? Rs.1,64,271 crore Which country overtook China to become 3rd largest economy as per the Asian Competitiveness Annual Report 2013? UAE Who is appointed as MD of (CRIS) Centre for Railway Information Systems? Sunil Kumar Which company created Guinness world record by opening a record 315 Q shops in 10 states across India on 1st April 2013? Sahara To which country India offered assistance in drafting its democratic constitution? Libya Which investment banker is set to have been chosen for setting up PSU Exchange Traded Fund in India? Goldman Sachs Asset Man

Channels telecasting Champions trophy 2013

Television India - Star Cricket, ESPN Pakistan - Geo Super, PTV Sports, Star Cricket, ESPN South Africa - Supersport 2 and 5 Radio South Africa - Radio 2000 Grounds: Cardiff, Edgbaston and The Oval Total Matches: 15 Participating countries: 8

List of corporate roles or titles

Chairman Creative director Executive director General counsel Managing director Non-executive director Manager Supervisor Team leader Chief Accounting Officer Chief Administrative officer Chief Analytics Officer Chief Audit executive Chief Brand officer Chief Business officer Chief Channel officer Chief Commercial officer Chief Communications officer Chief Compliance officer Chief Creative officer Chief Data officer Chief Digital Officer Chief Executive officer Chief Experience Officer Chief Financial officer Chief Human resources officer Chief Information officer Chief Information security officer Chief Innovation officer Chief Knowledge officer Chief Learning office Chief Legal officer Chief Marketing officer Chief Merchandising Officer Chief Networking officer Chief Operating officer Chief Procurement officer Chief Product officer Chief Risk officer Chief Restructuring officer Chief Science officer Chief Stores Officer Chief Strategy officer Chief Technology officer Chief Visionary

Monster India 3D virtual career fair 2013

Monster India 3D virtual career fair Interview: Via web-cameras Dates: 15th to 19th April 2013 Total participating companies: 11 Note: Monster already implemented this concept in Gulf countries, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore Website:

160th anniversary of India's first passenger train

How many years ago a passenger train set out its maiden journey in India? 160 years Where was the first rail line in India built? Chintadripet Bridge (in today's Chennai) Where was the first 5.6km long rail line laid in India? Red Hills and the stone quarries near St.Thomas Mount When were the Great Indian Peninsular Railway and East Indian Railway created? 1853-54 What materials did the first train in India to become operational on 22nd December 1851? Canal construction material in Roorkee When did India's first passanger train journey take place between Bori Bunder in Mumbai and Thane? 16th April 1853 Name the locomatives that covered a distance of 34 kilometer run of first passanger train in India. Sahib, Sindh and Sultan

Pulitzer Prize winners 2013 under journalism category

Public Service - Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Breaking News Reporting - Staff of The Denver Post Investigative Reporting - David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of The New York Times Explanatory Reporting - Staff of The New York Times Local Reporting - Brad Schrade, Jeremy Olson and Glenn Howatt of Star Tribune, Minneapolis National Reporting - Lisa Song, Elizabeth McGowan and David Hasemyer of InsideClimate News, Brooklyn, New York International Reporting - David Barboza of The New York Times Feature Writing - John Branch of The New York Times Commentary - Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal Criticism - Philip Kennicott of The Washington Post Editorial Writing - Tim Nickens and Daniel Ruth of Tampa Bay Times Editorial Cartooning - Steve Sack of Star Tribune, Minneapolis Breaking News Photography - Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra and Muhammed Muheisen of Associated Press Feature Photography - Javier Manzano, free-lance photo

Pulitzer prizes 2013 - Letters, Drama, and Music

Fiction - The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Random House) Drama - Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar History - Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall (Random House) Biography or Autobiography - The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss (Crown) Poetry - Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds (Alfred A. Knopf) General Nonfiction - Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys by Gilbert King (Harper) Music - Partita for 8 Voices by Caroline Shaw (New Amsterdam Records)

April 15th 2013 gk updates on mobile

Who became the 1st Australian to win the 77th version of Augusta Masters golf tournament held in 2013? Adam Scott Who won the Venezuela presidential elections 2013? Nicolas Maduro Which country celebrated Kim II-sung's 101st birth anniversary? North Korea Which Indian city will post weather information on facebook for the public to stay updated? Chandigarh Name the director who is set to direct a movie on Bhupen Hazarika. Pooja Bhatt Which status was granted to North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (Neepco) by President Pranab Mukherjee in India? Miniratna - Category 1 For which district in India Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki launched e-PDS? Papum Pare Who launched National People's Party in Chhattisgarh, India? P.A.Sangma Name the researcher who developed first successful oral vaccination for polio who died at his Philadelphia home. Dr.Hilary Koprowski Name the female actor who entered realty sector with Groupco Developers. Shilpa Shetty Which automobile compa

April 11, 2013 general knowledge updates

Post title sponsor: Tech Info Store How many stocks will BSE shift to trade-to-trade segment or the 'T' category effective 12th April 2013? 104 stocks Who was ranked World No.7 in the Badminton World Federation's latest ranking list? Parupalli Kashyap Which stock exchange is set to launch first debt trading platform in India? National Stock Exchange Which city in India will BSNL launch 4G-enabled internet services by May 2013? Indore Which were the key areas of 6 deals signed by India and Germany in 2013? Agriculture, Education, Green energy and Science and technology Name the Chittagong's 1930 youth hero who died at the age of 102. Benod Behari Choudhury Which Hong Kong-based hedge fund will invest $15 million in e-retailing firm HomeShop 18? OCP Asia Which education company's credit rating was downgraded to default by CARE in India? Everonn Education Expand NCRMP. (Hint: Cyclone) National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project Which company received NDTV Profit Business

April 2013 world-wide current affairs quiz

Who was named Creative Entrepreneur of the Year at the 7th edition of NDTV Profit's Business Leadership Awards? John Abraham Which CDMA operator shuts its operations in Uttar Pradesh East circle effective April 10th, 2013? MTS India Which company launched colour screen phone priced at Rs.1,249 in India? Nokia, Nokia - 105 Expand ATGMs. (Hint: Missiles) Anti-tank guided missiles Which country has shown interest in cooperating and coordinating Arunachal Pradesh in various sectors including education, tourism, power and agriculture? Germany Which Indian state will exempt entertainment tax on tickets of Indian Premier League cricket tournament? Chhattisgarh Which Indian state will conduct SagarKavach drill on 11th and 12th April 2013? Goa Expand IVF. (Hint: fertilisation) In-vitro fertilisation Which country is building an Indian Heritage Centre and will showcase trades and culture of early Indian settlers? Singapore Which fashion retailer website acquired San Francisco-based FITIQUETT

Computer online quiz april 2013

What is the bar next to start button called in computer? Task bar From where is the deleted file or folder restored on a computer? Recycle bin Once the computer loads and start button is visible what is the screen called? Desktop Which computer application is having an option called vlookup? Microsoft Excel Which hardware acts as output device through which softcopy of a document can be obtained? Printer What is the keyboard shortcut for finding a word or pharse in Microsoft Word? Cntrl + F Mailmerge is a feature of which computer application? Microsoft Word Slideshow is a feature of which computer application? Power point Expand CSV. (Hint: File type used in MS-Excel) Comma-separated values What is the keyboard shortcut to insert hyperlink in Microsoft Word document? Cntrl + K Can header and footer be inserted in the same page of a Microsoft Word document? Yes Can a powerpoint file be copied from any computer to pendrive? Yes

Top 12 current affairs quiz april 2013

Post Title Sponsor: Corp Info Box Which company launched Optimus L-Series II smartphones launched in India? LG Name the official remake of 1983 movie collection of which was Rs.19 crore for opening weekend. Chashme Baddor Who was sworn in as Kenya's 4th president? Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta Who plans to break world record for the Tube Challenge by visiting all 270 London Underground stations to break the current record of 16 hours, 29 minutes and 13 seconds? Geoff Marshall and team Name the website which aims to keep people aged over 50 connected across United Kingdom. Gransnet Who suggested P-4 model in the place of PPP model for better state governance? Narendra Modi, Gujarat Chief Minister What is the approved annual plan budget for West Bengal by Planning Commission for 2013-14? Rs.30,314 crores Which company will TCS acquire in all-cash transaction of 75 million euros i.e. Rs.530 crore? Alti SA, a French technology services company Who got 1 year extension as India's cricket c

World's cheapest motorcycle by Yamaha at around Rs.30,000

Yamaha to role out the world's cheapest motorcycle priced at around Rs.30,000) Yamaha setup 5th global research and development centre , Yamaha Motor Research and Development India Pvt. Ltd. at Surajpur in Uttar Pradesh, India . Low cost motor cycle to be launched in India and export to Africa and Latin America . Aims to sell 10 lakh units in 2015 including exports, with a target of 28 lakh units by 2018.

General awareness for upcoming LIC AAO exam May 2013

Name the 2 Indians among 2013 Yale World Fellows. Prodyut Bora and Abhik Sen Which bank offered $252 billion loan for the development of rural roads in Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and WestBengal? Asian Development Bank Which organisation came up with the report of nearly 1.5 million people's death every year in south-east Asia due to high blood pressure? World Health Organisation Under which scheme Indian government relaxed permission for appointment of teachers to 13 states? Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan Where in Manipur Edu-Xpo 2013 was held on 8th and 9th April 2013? Organised by LRSINDIA at Nupilal Complex, Imphal Under which scheme former President Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam did inaugurate 24-hour power supply to Bhopal district in Madhya Pradesh? Atal Jyoti Abhiyan What is the total revenue targets for direct and indirect taxes achieved for 2012-13 in India? Rs.10,38,037 crore Name the "Iron Lady" of British 20th century politician who died suffering stroke. Margar

Indian current affairs quiz april 2013

Post title sponsor: Corp Info Box Expand EICC. (Hint: Europe) The Europe India Chamber of Commerce Where in Israel archaeologists have unearthed 1,500 year old wine factory? Hamei Yoav Who is appointed as coach of India's junior men's hockey team ahead of world cup later in 2013? Gregg Clark, former South African Olympian Which place did Heena Sindhu finish at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon, Korea? 8th spot Expand ZSI. (Hint: Zoological) Zoological Survey of India Which Indian state get Rs.2,842 crore support from NABARD during the financial year 2012-13? Bihar Where is the HORASIS Global Business Meet scheduled to be held on 23rd and 24th June 2013? Belfast, Ireland Expand GYA. (Hint: Goa) Goa Yachting Association Haryana's which district became the first to launch the Village Integrated Monitoring Software? Kurukshetra Who was sworn in as Rajasthan's Lokayukta after the retirement of GL Gupta? Sajjan Singh Kothari, former judge, Rajasthan High Court Which Indian stat

April 2013 events across India

India Restaurant week - from 1st to 10th April 2013 across Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai More info: Tulip festival - first two weeks of April each year at Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden, Srinagar, Kashmir (foothills of Zabarwan range). Cost: Adults Rs.50/- and Children Rs.20/- More info: Mewar festival , welcomes the arrival of spring, held from 13th to 15th April 2013, Udaipur Rajasthan Baisakhi is a harvest festival, Punjabi new year, held from 13th to 14th April 2013, Punjab state Chithirai Festival celebrated across tamil nadu and particularly in Madurai from 13th to 25th April 2013 and it is believed that Lord Vishnu came to witness the wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess Meenakshi and mounted a golden horse. Ram Navami , marks the birthday of Lord Rama and is celebrated all over India on 20th April 2013 Thrissur Pooram , the grandest Kerala temple festivals featuring around 30 colorfully decorated elephants held on 21s

Is young zovi too powerful for myntra

Is Young Zovi Too Powerful For Myntra?   It is really interesting to note the increasing contribution of online shoppers to fellow shoppers and future shoppers in the forms of reviews on online stores and their products. Be it there enthusiasm or their frustration, they seek the online platform to let out their feelings. Such is the online world and hence, the responsibility is on online stores to do their best to make use of the trend of the buyers. If an online store does its best and keeps the customers satisfied, it is going to gain popularity sooner than expected. Getting famous or becoming notorious is easy in the online world. After all, purchasing power of the buyer alone does not count to succeed. Let us see how well Zovi and Myntra do to win the credibility and favor of online shoppers. Zovi And Myntra – An Introduction   For the benefit of would-be online shoppers, Myntra made an entry into online business in the year 2007. It deals with apparels, footwear and accessories. I

List of current affairs april 2013

For what reason World Bank sanctioned Rs.1,100 crore loan to Himachal Pradesh in April 2013? Inclusive Green growth Expand IWWP. (Hint: Watershed) Integrated Watershed Management Programme Expand GAT. (Hint: Tobacco) Global Adult Tobacco Which Indian state craftsmen are experimenting ever-changing fashion and market demand through IT? Madhya Pradesh Who was re-elected as president of the National Rifle Association of India for a 4 year term? Raninder Singh Who retained to win the title of 11th Maruti Suzuki Desert Strom 2013? Suresh Rana Expand IOR. (Hint: Ocean) Indian Ocean Region Who is appointed as Prime Minister of Lebanon? Tamam Salam Which country will host ICC World T20 2014? Bangladesh

RPSC current affairs april 2013

Who is elected as president of CII for 2013-14? Kris Gopalakrishnan, co-founder and executive co-chairman of Infosys Technologies Which country's index broke 13,000 levels since 1st September 2008 after the announcement of stimulus by its central bank? Japan Which Indian state would distribute very high frequency radio communication equipment at subsidized rates to fishermen to be installed in boats? Tamil Nadu How does the world know Iain Banks? A Scottish author Expand IDSA. (Hint: Selling) Indian Direct Selling Association How was Padma Shri award winner, Bratindra Nath Mukherjee known to the world? A historian and author of 700 national and international journals Expand ToF. (Hint: flight) Time-of-flight Expand WLA. (Hint: ATM) White Label ATM Which company launched MintAsia, a weekly business paper in Singapore from 5th April 2013? HT Media Ltd. Which mobile company closed its biggest store in the world located in Shanghai, China? Nokia Which company completed acquisition of U

Worldwide april 2013 current affairs

Name the 94 year old woman who became the first person to request for a nomination form in Malaysia's Terengganu state and intends to stand as an independent MP for Kuala Terenggau. Maimun Yusuf Who is named the Venuve Clicquot 2013's Best Female Chef? Nadia Santini, an Italian In which hills of Meghalaya were 19 caves discovered adding to total to 1,350? Jaintia Hills Where in India 3-day UN World Tourism Organisation conference on sustainable tourism will be held? Hyderabad (12th to 14th April 2013) Which division of BSNL launched a Wi-Fi technology module for cars with 3.5Mbps speed in India? Indore Which country researchers have developed human dream-reading machine and what is the technology used in it? Japan, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Expand SPE. (Hint: Police) Special Police Establishment Where do India's coffee exports stand for 2012-13 fiscal year? 3,10,612 tonnes, 10% lesser than 2011-12 Which industry was decontrolled in India to abolish monthly relea

Johnson Tiles Maharashtra Chess League 2013

Pune Attackers , owned by the Goel Ganga Group won the inaugural Maharashtra Chess League.   Inaugural Maharashtra Chess League Dates: 24th to 29th April Total Teams: 6   List of Maharashtra Chess League 2013 teams and owner names Pune Attackers (Goel Ganaga Developers) Jalgaon Battlers (Jain Irrigations) Mumbai Movers (Rishi Gupta–Shel Extrusion Pvt Ltd) Ahmednagar Checkers (RBS Sports Ethix) Thane Combaters (MEP Infra Developers) Nagpur Royals (Gaikwad-Patil Group)   Rules for Maharashtra Chess League 2013 Minimum of 6 players All 6 match begins simultaneously Each team will have 1 International Master 1 Grandmaster 1 Woman grandmaster

April 2013 general awareness for ias prelims

Who gave the approval for the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 on April 2nd, 2013 in India? President, Pranab Mukherjee Which company is set to launch 60-inch iTV in 2013? Apple Alarm was raised by WHO on which chronic medical condition ahead of World Health Day? Hypertension Expand NPS. (Hint: Pension) National Pension Scheme Expand FTP. (Hint: Trade) Foreign Trade Policy Cadbury India is a subsidiary of which company that was formerly known as Kraft Foods? Mondelez International Expand LLPD. (Hint: Litres) Lakh litres per day Expand CLI. (Hint: Line) Calling Line Identity Which country launched BRAIN initiative as a part of job creating discoveries? United States of America Expand FSA. (Hint: Fuel) Fuel Supply Agreement Expand CECA. (Hint: Economic) Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement Who is appointed as CFO of Allahabad Bank along with existing role of General Manager (F&A) and Compliance Officer? K.S.Venkataraman Expand CRAR. (Hint: Risk) Capital to Risk Assets Ratio

April 2013 general awareness for IBPS exams

Who is appointed as finance minister of Cyprus replacing Michael Sarris? Harris Goergiades Where does 17 European Union countries unemployment rate stood in February 2013 for the first time since the currency launch in 1999? 12% Which Indian state passed Lokayukta Aayog Bill in April 2013? Gujarat Who has opened a school in Afghanistan through her foundation The Education Partnership for Children of Conflict? Angelina Jolie Which airways introduced cancellation charges from Rs.200 to Rs.2,000 from a flat amount of Rs.1,050 in India? Jet Airways Expand RWEST. (Hint: Supply) RWE Supply and Trading Which sector is Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd. plans to enter by investing Rs.805 crore? Eco-tourism sector What is the total amount collected by 10 companies through IPO's during the fiscal year ended 31st March 2013 in India? Rs.6,059 crore Along with Pepsi which other companies have sponsored Indian Premier League 6th edition? Vodafone, Star Plus and Yes bank Which company got approval

Sample essay topics march 2013 for UPSC exams

Bihar's All India Street Food Festival 2013 Nitaqat programme by Saudi Arabia Gujarat's Irrigation and Drainage Bill 2013 Celebrity Cricket League 2013, an extravaganza India Mauritius Tax Treaty 2013 1st International Football summit - GIFT New Zealand's drought and its impact on economy China's 1-child policy and economic growth Benetton - a revolution in India's fashion industry

1st April 2013 current affairs quiz

List the core sectors or industries which shrank 2.5% in February 2013 in India. Coal, Crude oil, Natural gas, Petroleum refinery products, Fertilizers, Steel, Cement and Electricity How does the world know Kartar Singh who celebrated his 100th birthday on 1st April 2013? Retired lieutenant colonel of Indian Army (oldest surviving officer) Which grade officers are eligible for flexible work timings introduced by Reserve Bank of India? Grade B, the base rung to Grade F Name the countries where 1st phase of Mozilla mobile operating system is expected to be launched in July 2013. Brazil, Colombia, Hungary, Mexico, Montenegro, Poland, Spain and Venezuela Which stock exchange of Kerala has opted for de-recognition in April 2013? Cochin Stock Exchange Who is appointed as CEO of Dr.Reddy's Laboratories after the founder K.Anji Reddy's death? GV Prasad What is the total assets value of Infrastructure Mutual funds as of February 2013? Rs.7,600 crore (lowest level in 6 years) Expand LET.

31st March 2013 current affairs quiz

Name the 14-time Grammy winner, musician who died due to an aortic aneurysm. Phil Ramone Which bird flu type led to the death of two Shanghai men in February and March 2013? H7N9 Expand SMW4. (Hint: Middle East) South East Asia-Middle East-West Europe 4 Expand IMEWE. (Hint: India) India-Middle East-Western Europe Expand EIG. (Hint: Europe) Europe India Gateway Who advocated the term 'Abenomics'? Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan Who won the gold medal in the men's triple jump in the season-opening Indian Grand Prix? Renjith Maheswary Which company acquired 31.49% stake in Gujarat NRE Coking Coal at the end of its open offer? Jindal Steel and Power's Ltd. Who is appointed as President of International Chamber of Commerce? Rajan Bharti Mittal Which bank will issue Rs.85 lakh equity shares to mobilise Rs.51 crore? Dhanlaxmi bank

HDFC Bank InstaAlert SMS service charges from 1st April 2013

InstaAlert service SMS delivery charges for HDFC Bank account holders Salary or Savings Account Rs.15 per quarter Current Account Rs.25 per quarter InstaAlerts delivered through Email is FREE Note: Account holders of HDFC bank who are not registered for InstaAlert service to continue to get sms alerts for FREE .

Punjab property tax slab from 1st April 2013

Self-occupied houses - 1% Residential properties (rented) - 2% Flat owners - 0.75% Owners depositing property tax by 30th June each year to get 10% early payment rebate Defaulters to be fined 25% of tax payable and 15% annual interest for the period of delay