Current Affairs May 2013

How many new fm radio channels did Government of India approve across 294 cities?

Name the Islamic equity index launched by the BSE and S&P Dow Jones.
S&P BSE 500 Shariah index

Expand AIOCD. (Hint: Chemists)
All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggist

Which mobile manufacturing company launched a data plan offering all services for Rs.129 per GB in 15 mid and low revenue circles?

Under which scheme Himachal Pradesh will introduced semester system for undergraduate course from 2013-14 academic session?
Rashtriya Uchhatar Shiksha Abhiyan

Expand ARSGEF. (Hint: Employees)
All Rajasthan State Government Employees Federation (United)

Malabar Gold recently opened its 89th store in which city in India?
Chennai, The Forum Vijaya Mall-Vadaplani

Expand TCS. (Hint: Collection)
Tax Collection at Source

Who heads the National Payments Corporation of India board?

RuPay will emerge as alternative of international payment gateways globally,  as NPCI tied-up with which American card issuer?
Discover Financial Services

A boy and his Atom - world's smallest movie made by IBM

Tiniest stop-motion movie - 1 minute video of indivdual carbon monoxide molecules repeatedly rearranged to show a boy dancing, throwing a ball and bouncing on a trampoline.

Frames: 45 x 25 nanometres

2-ton scanning microscope used at IBM's lab in San Jose, California

Microscope surface over 100 million times and opeartes at 268 degree below zero celsius

Dots that make up the figures in the movie are oxygen atoms in the molecule