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GK February 2013

8th February 2013, GK

 

Who quit as chief marketing officer of Wipro?
Suchira Iyer

Ratan Tata resigned from the board of which textile company?
Bombay Dyeing

Who is appointed as solicitor general, 2nd senior law officer in India?
Mohan Parasaran

Expand NIMs. (Hint: Manufacturing)
National Manufacturing Zones

Name the founder and co-founder of DREAM:IN who were awarded the Metropolis Gamechangers awards in New York.
Sonia Manchanda and KushMedhora

Who will succeed S.Mahalingam as Chief Financial Officer at TCS?
Rajesh Gopinathan

Who equalled the record of 81 first-class hundreds at the Irani Cup 2013?
Sachin Tendulkar

Who was sued by SCA promotions Inc for 3 of the 7 wins that have been stripped from him for use of banned drugs?
Cyclist Lance Armstrong

Which British retail company will setup an Indian subsidiary to buy fresh and processed foods from India for its global stores?
TESCO

Expand GJF. (Hint: Gold)
All India Gold and Jewellery Trade Federation

For what purpose United insurance company tied up with Agriculture Insurance Company?
To sell crop insurance products (focus on Southern states of India)

Who was appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University?
G.S.N.Raju, Principal of AU College of Engineering

Expand SWS. (Hint: Window)
Single Window System

 

Schedule for Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm 2013

11th edition Desert Strom

Dates: 18th to 23rd February 2013

Place: Rajasthan, India

Kilometers: 2,200

Suresh Rana, an eight-time winner of the Raid de Himalaya will be part of Team Maruti

Gaurav Gill, Karamjit Singh, Sunny Sidhu and Lohit Urs for Team Mahindra


More: http://www.marutisuzukimotorsport.com/

Yelahanka to be made taluk,one among 43 taluks in Karnataka budget 2013-14

Fund allocated for creating infrastructure: Rs.86 crore

Annigeri
Alnavara
Bableshwar
Brahmavara
Byndur (Udupi)
Chadachana
Chitaguppa
Devarahippargi
Gajendragad
Guledgudda
Gurumitkal (Gulbarga and Yadgir)
Hanoor (Chamarajnagar)
Hubli City (Dharwad)
Hulasur
Hunasagi
Ilkal (Bagalkot)
Kadaba (Dakshina Kannada)
Kagwada (Belgaum)
Kalagi
Kamalanagara (Bidar)
Kamalapura
Kampli (Bellary)
Kanakagiri
Karatagi (Koppal)
Kolhar (Bijapur)
Kottur
Kuknur
Kurugod
Lakshmeshwar (Gadag)
Maski
Moodabidare
Moodalgi
Nidagundi
Nippani
Nymathi (Davanagere)
Rabakavi-Banahatti
Shahabad
Sirvar (Raichur)
Tikota
Talikote
Vadagera
Yadravi
Yelahanka (Bangalore Urban)