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May 2013 top current affairs

Which panel has decided to further investigate on illegal mining in Goa?
Khandeparkar panel

Name the warship which will be handed over to its Navy by Russia on 16th May 2013.
Baltic Fleet warship, the Project 20380 Boiky corvette

Which university announced a center for strategic studies named after Tipu Sultan in India?
Aligarh Muslim University

Name the Brazilian who is chosen as director-general of the World Trade Organisation.
Roberto Azevedo

What is the time limit given for Indians across Saudi Arabia to regularize their stay?
3 months

New investments in reality sector declined to 75% in which Indian state as per industry Assocham reports?
Tamil Nadu

For what purpose Nabjat Sishu Karyakarm and neonatal intensive care units are opened in hospitals across rural places in India?
To reduce newborns death

Which country inked its first pact with Karnataka, an Indian state to boost bilateral business, technology and economic relations?

Who will replace Paul Walsh as CEO of Diageo from 1st July 2013?
Ivan Menezes

Expand GIRO. (Hint: Revenue)
Government Internal Revenue Order

Expand IBPS. (Hint: Payment)
Indian Bill Payment System

Karur Vysya Bank entered in partnership with Lulu International Exchange, Abu Dhabi and GCC Exchange House, Dubai for what purpose?
Remitting money electronically

Who are elected as Chairman and Vice Chairman of International Tea Committee respectively?
Norman Kelly and M.G.V.K.Bhanu

Expand FIDE. (Federation)
Federation Internationale des Echecs (World Chess Federation)