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    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 BUSINESS GK Which Music-director received the World Economic Forum Crystal Award? A.R.Rahman Which directorate has been adjudged the best contingent at the Republic Day camp as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presented the trophy to Cadet Saddam Hussain of Doda on the behalf of the contingent?............Jammu and Kashmir National Cadet Crops(NCC) Where is SAIL planning to set up a 3-million tonne per annum (MPTA) plant with an investment of up to Rs.15,000 crore?.........Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia Which company has bagged an order worth about $1.28 billion for 1,000 megawatts of wind power projects with Caparo Energy India?..........Suzlon Which Indo-American became Senior Advisor to Ohio Governor John Kasich?.........Jai Chabria On whose name did Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shiraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated a 3.55km four-lane road?..........Sachin Tendulkar Who has been appointed as the Economic Affairs Secretary Ministry?.....R.Gopalan, 1976 batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre in the Finance Motorola launches dual-SIM Android phone for Rs.31,999 Nokia launches X2-01 targeting youngsters at affordable price LG launches glasses-free 3D display for mobiles Akai Trio, first triple GSM SIM handset priced at Rs.3,295 has been launched in India Priced at Rs.8,499, Huawei launches Ideos U8150 smartphone in India World's highest restaurant situated 442 metres on the 122nd floor of world's tallest building Burj Khalifa opens in Dubai India has launched year-long activities and programmes for its 'Year of India in Canada' to showcase the country's rich art and culture 'Clocking-on machines', a Mobile app has been developed to track misuse of company cars Apple iPad to be launched officially on January 28th 2011 in India Motorola's Android smartphone XT800 Glam supporting dual-SIM(GSM+CDMA) has been launched in India Which Indian- American has been presented with the 'Excellence in Global Friendship Award', in recognition of his outstanding contribution in promoting Indian culture in the US and strengthening India-US relationship?..........Ashok Mago Which company did VMware acquire to enhance the next generation of IT era of cloud computing?.........NeoAccel Which subsidiary of HCL Infosystems is to be sold to internet service provider Tikona Digital Networks?...........HCL Infinet For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Which technology product has Mediaone Global Entertainment and Avon Global Solutions have planned to invest at about Rs.110 crore?...........'SecureDuct' which would help in reducing the cost of acquiring a film print and also curb piracy Who will take over from Eric Schmidt as Google CEO on April 4th 2011?........Co-founder, 'Larry Page' Who has been appointed as Managing Director and co-chairman for India's operations by Accenture?...........Avinash Vashistha Who has been appointed as CEO of Wipro for its global IT business?.........T.K.Kurien Who has been promoted as executive vice-chairman(starting April 1st 2011) of Commercial vehical maker Ashok Leyland?.............R.Seshasayee Which insurance company is to provide Rs.600 crore terror and weather insurance cover for the Cricket World Cup to international sports broadcaster ESPN?.............General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) What is the name of a free Web development tool that allows to create, customize and publish websites to the Internet launched by Microsoft?..............WebMatrix What version of Mozilla Firefox is to arrive while Internet Explorer 9 is scheduled to launch later January 2011?.............Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta 9 Which company launched Opera Mini enabled handsets in India?........Sharp Corporation Which company did Facebook tie-up to introduce low-tech mobile site?...........Snaptu What is the new feature launched by IMImobile on its Ring Tone(RBT) platform?..........Make My Tunes Make My Tunes: The service enable users to listen to a full sing and choose any part of the song as their RBT ICT policy 2011 to give importance to tier II and III cities of Karnataka Coal India to start operation of a underground mine having reserve of 20 million tonnes at Muraidih near Dhanbad in Jharkand which is likely to begin production within 3 years Dell launches Latitude 2120 netbook at CES in Las Vegas, priced at $474 Fujitsu showcased world's first glasses free 3D desktop computer Configuration: 23 inch FullHD monitor is powered by Intel's Sandy Bridge processor(i72630QM), Intel motherboard, 2TB HDD and 4GB DDR3 RAM, Gigabit ethernet, USB 3.0 and 3D Blu-ray support with a Blu-ray drive European Union to launch 'Blue Card' on the pattern of American's Green Card to allow professionals from one country to another within the EU What new feature has Tata DOCOMO rolled out?.........T24 mobile services Which company has signed a MoU with Indian School of Business to set up retail academy?.........Coca-Cola Which telecom major has portability?..............Vodafone launched ad campaign on mobile number For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Which automobile industry posted its highest ever annual sales in India in the year 2010, during which it sold 5819 vehicles?.............Mercedes Benz Which Indian carrier bought 180 A320s Airbus for $16.4Billion?.............Indigo On what occasion did Hexaware announced 1:1 bonus share issue and 50% special interim dividend………On celebrating its 20th anniversary When and where India's largest Coir Expo would be held?..........4th to 7th February 2011 in Alappuzha, Kerala Who joined Google India as Vice President Sales and Operations?.............Rajan Anandan, ex-microsoft MD Who has been appointed as Country Executive for Singapore at Royal Bank of Scotland?..........Madan Menon At what speed the Solar car designed by Australian students of the University of New South Wales runs?.......88 kmph Who won FIFA's (Ballon d'Or) world player award?............Lionel Messi Which Middle East country has launched single e-ID(electronic identity) card that could be used for Government services?.........Baharain Which feature of Nokia service goes desi to offer tailor-made mobile applications through its Ovi Music, free of cost?.................Nokia Ovi Music Indian Railways sign MoU with Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited for setting up modern rail axle manufacturing factory at the New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company launches unit linked child protection plan, "Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Future Smart Plan" Tax Benefit: Under Section 80C and Section 10(10D), respectively of the IT Act, 1961 Share ratio: Canara Bank(holding 51%), Oriental Bank of Commerce (23%) and HSBC Insurance - APAC holds 26% Dell to launch printers priced between Rs.6,500 and Rs.30,000 and 16 cities to have service centres across India MindHelix Technologies, a Kochi-based firm has launched India's first multi-platform auto fare that calculates the distance travelled using GPS called as the "Tuk Tuk" meter Download the App for FREE: tuktuk.mindhelix.com Which bank has been presented with Skoch Financial Inclusion Award 2011 for "SHG Initiatives - Urban Financial Inclusion"? Indian Bank In which Social Networking site did Goldman, Digital Sky Technologies invest USD 500 million?.......Facebook How many more banks has RBI allowed to import gold and silver?............7 (State Bank of Mysore, Karur Vysya Bank, Punjab and Sind Bank, South Indian Bank, State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad and State Bank of Travancore) For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 What system did BSE launch recently? ……………Index-based circuit breaker system Which Public sector bank is planning to setup 600 financial inclusion centres, 300 by Marchend 2011 and another 300 by March-end 2012?............SBI Where the world's first Art Exchange was launched to offer opportunity for individuals and institutions to buy and sell shares of famous artworks? …………….In Paris, A&F Markets At which class has Utkarsh Tripathi, student of the Brij Bihari Sahai (BBS) Inter College in Allahabad is Jagriti newspaper turns editor, reporter and publisher?...........Class 8 Who has been appointed as CIO of Allianz Investment Management?..............Nikhil Srinivasan What has been setup in Haryana in the memory of astronaut Kalpana Chawla in her home town Karnal?.........Medical College Who has been appointed as part-time Chairman and Managing Director of HMT Machine Tools Ltd.?.........G.K.Pillai Where a 4-day World Sanskrit Book Fair(sanskritbookfair.org) has been organised from January 7th 2011?.............National College Basavanagudi, Bangalore, India Which 5-day event was inaugurated by Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and held at the SRM University in Kattankulathur near Chennai?.............98th Indian Science Congress (ISC) What has been commissioned to the country by Prime Minister, Dr.Manmohan Singh at Tarapur, around 100km north of Mumbai?............2nd Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant Who won the 5-match series 3-1, to retain Ashes?..............England Who retired from all form of cricket including IPL, becomes Sports administrator of Karnataka State Cricket Association and an entrepreneur to launch sports edu outfit Tenvic?...........Anil Kumble Which England all-rounder retired from Test cricket in 2011?............Paul Collingwood Which company sponsored Formula 1 entry?..............Tata's Hispania Racing Team rider Narain Karthikeyan on his re- What are the unique features of Intel's 2nd generation intel core processors? ………………Built-in visual capabilities to deliver superior audio-visual experience, faster downloading ability and improved battery life What is the USB version of Transcend's JetFlash 700?...........USB 3.0 Curb on foreign tourists visiting North-East scrapped. India joined the UN Security council as non-permanent member. ADAG firm bought 26% stake in ICEX. India extended ban on milk products from China for a year. Gujjars signed pact with Rajasthan government. UGC cleared ban on animal dissections. India Lanka sign MOU to start ferry service. For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 PM Manmohan Singh announced merging of OCI, PIO cards. India clinched T-20 against S. Africa in Durban. 1st edition of S. Asian winter games began in Dehradun. Govt. agreed to re-examine its decision to close 44 deemed to-be blacklisted units. IndiGo signed $15.6bn aircraft deal to buy 180 Airbus A320s. Gujarat signed Mous worth One Lakh Crore for shipping industry. Over 55 reported killed in Sabrimala tragedy in Idukki. Rajasthan clinched maiden Ranji Trophy. Golfer Gaqanjeet Bhullar became the first Indian to win on the Challenge Tour. RBI tightened provisioning norms for non-banking financial companies. Major fire In Navi Mumbai IOC depot destroyed 50,000 litres of lubricant oil. PM Manmohan Singh reshuffled his cabinet. Nationwide mobile number portability launched. Naval warship INS Deepak Joined Navy’s western fleet. Criminal suit lodged against Karnataka’s CM B. S. Yeddyurappa. Music icon Pandit Bhimsen Joshi passed away. India Indonesia signed pacts worth $15 lbn. Maruti Suzuki launches SX4's diesel variant, VDI and ZDI version Luxury car maker Rolls Royce to launch its first electric car at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1st 2011 Reliance Communications becomes first private 3G provider in Kashmir Tata Industries to invest Rs.100 crore in integrated learning soultions(Tata Interactive Services), named CLASSEDGE, for Indian school education sector Mukesh Ambani, chairman of RIL joins Intel Capital's investment programme TCS has been appointed as the official technology partner to pro-cycling team 'Team GarminCervelo' for the racing season 2011 India's forex reserves 4th largest in world, it touches $297.3 billion in December Togetherville, a Facebook-like social networking site about 6 to 10 years old developed by Indian-origin entrepreneur Mandeep Singh Dhillon has been acquired by Walt Disney Google to launch as unlimited subscription service for movies in the UK via, YouTube Tally Solutions has unveiled upgraded version of Tally ERP9 series 'A' Release 3.0. Tally ERP9 series 'A' Release 3.0: Designed for flawless business execution which has new features and enhanced functionalities, including the incorporation of the new Rupee symbol For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Telecom provider Bharti Airtel along with 16 other global telcos has launched the Europe India Gateway (EIG) cable system that will enhance diversity and capacity between Europe and India EIG: With USD 700 million and a capacity of 3.84 terabits per second 15,000km cable has been laid Texas Instruments announces the launch of a Analog System Lab Starter Kit. The lab course to provide students an exposure to analog and mixed-signal processing Abu Dhabi University to provide all course materials and topic updates on BlackBerry smartphones Composer and Singer Shankar Mahadevan launches online music academy for the Indian Americans Michael Benz has been appointed as Head Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Bank of America iPad 2, to be thinner than iPad 1 with front-facing camera and Facetime video chat support to be launched in March 2011 Nokia launches Ovi Store with RComm in India Kochi-based mobile products development company Dexetra launched what it claims to be the world's first life database application named, 'Friday' SAP unveils Business Objects 4.0 of United Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Solutions, a portfolio which makes the real-time enterprise a reality U K Sinha takes over as Sebi chairman on feb 18 2011 replacing C B Bhave Sunil Kakar has been appointed as CFO for Infrastructure finance firm IDFC Joseph Ho has been appointed as MD and Head of Exchange Traded Funds Vasant Krishnan has been appointed as CFO of Mahindra Satyam Computer education firm Aptech and IT firm Microsoft to launch embedded courses and certification to its students First ever 3-day(18th to 20th February 2011) Film Festival kicks-off at Andaman and Nicobar Island Dhobi Ghat to be commercially released in Germany Anand Mahindra-led Mahindra Satyam is looking to re-list on the NYSE in 2011-12 Hinduja Gobal Solutions to set up 2 centres - 1 each in China and Latin America in next fiscal(FY 12) Facebook Inc, now in Hong Kong Aircel to launch 3G services in all 13 telecom cirlces as Cricket World Cup kicks of on 19th February 2011 For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Networking and Storage solutions provider Buffalo opens its first retail shop, Brand Store in India HAL hints at possible IPO plans Vodafone to stream cricket World Cup matches via ESPN Mobile TV SBI to launch Rs.2000 crore retail bond issue on Feb 21 2011 Intel tests 'Sandy Bridge' for laptops Lost your TV remote, now a Samsung app on your Galaxy phone or Tab Oracle to offer File Management Package for Cloud Opera to roll out iPad browser Microsoft sends first service pack for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to original equipment manufacturers. Consumers would be updated later part of February Bangalore base Myriad, a mobile technology company, announced new software Alien Dalvik that will allow Android Application to run on other phones NVIDIA announces 1st quad-core mobile processor, (Kal-El) Tegra 3 Sony to launch 9.4 inch tablet named S1, to run on Android 3.0 Honeycomb Now, Robot chefs at the Wishdoing restaurant on Shanghai's Nanjing road which could cook delicious Chinese cuisine within 3 minutes Marvell launches 'Mobile MIMO', the Avastar 88W8797, an 802.11n 2*2 dual-band WiFi system on Chip (SoC) MIMO: Multiple Inputs Multiple Output Now a website to act as answer engine, trueknowledge.com Ozonetel Systems has launched free 'Voice Buzz' application on Facebook through which users can update their Facebook status in their own voice from their landline or mobile number India's Drug Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) has decided to ban 2 controversial drugs — Gatifloxacine and Tegaserod — because of their side-effects. Gatifloxacine is used as an antibiotic and its side effect is it shoot up and also dip blood sugar levels. Tegaserod is used in India for irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation and its side effect is showed a 10-fold increased risk of heart attacks and stroke. Who flew F-16 at Aero India show 2011 held at Bangalore?........Shahid Kapoor Which India-born Canadian filmmaker is all set to direct Hollywood legend Al Pacino in ''Masterpiece'', a biopic on French artist Henri Matisse?........Deepa Mehta In whose 2nd album 'Paisa Paisa', has 14-year-old Patiala girl featured as Bollywood-fame violinist?........Surindra Singh Which singer is all set to perform at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival?........Beyonce Knowles For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 At what price tag did painting by Francis Bacon of his friend and fellow artist Lucian Freud is being sold at auction?.......£23m ($37m) - three times the pre-sale estimate What is the name of the album released by Lady Gaga on 11th Feb 2011?.......Born This Way Who has been named as the best CFO in the financial sector for 2010 by ICAI?.........V.S.Rangan Which prize did Karnataka win at National Level for its tableau featuring Bidari Carvings, an intrinsic art of engraving pictures on metals at the 62nd Republic Day Parade at New Delhi?..........2nd prize Which Kochi-based company signed a deal with Los Angeles Potmax LLC to facilitate joint production and marketing activities?...........Vines Visual and Media Pvt. Ltd. Which electronic major is to open product support centre at the KINFRA Hi-Tech Park at Kalamassery in Kochi, Kerala?............BEL - Bharat Electronics Limited Which firm has Nestle acquired through its subsidiary Nestle Health Science?............CM&D Pharma Which bank has decided to open subsidiary for financial services, to enter into investment banking, wealth and asset management?..........IOB - Indian Overseas BanK Who has been appointed as acting Chairman of ONGC and S.V.Narasimhan as interim head of IOC?...........A.K.Hazarika Who has been elected as Prime Minister of Nepal?...........Jhalanath Khanal Who has been appointed 8th chairman of SEBI?.........U.K.Sinha After whose name is Pune cricket stadium named?...........Subrata Roy Sahara Ericsson launches mobile money services to offer mobile financial services Facebook and Twitter to be used to make people aware of the importance of Census 2011 'The Daily', a newspaper for iPad launched Olive Telecom to launch India's first HSPA (High Speed Packet Access and technically 4G) phone powered by Android OS Hearsay, San Francisco based company announces a cloud-hosted social media management application called 'Hearsay Social' to monitor company's presence on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn Reliance Communication launches 'job search on voice' service that would enable its customers to connect to the recruiters directly on phone line at a subscription of Rs.30 per month. To avail the service dail 58010 Monisha Kaltenborn becomes the 1st female CEO of a Formula One Team Sauber Motorsport German driver Adrian Sutil to continue with Force India Team for 2011 season Pakistan won the ODI series against New Zealand, 3-2 Australia won the ODI series against England, 6-1 Singapore's Olam to acquire Britannia Food For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 ADB to provide $7.4billion to develop India's infrastructure HCL has bagged Rs.250 crore order from BSNL IBM to offer $1000 stock to Indian staff Maruti launches luxury model 'Kizashi' Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board has bagged the 2nd prize for 'best practicesinitiatives under urban sector', has been recognized for computerization of its billing process Global food price hit record high, as the Food and Agriculture Organisation Food Price Index rose for 7th month in a row to reach 231 Cyclone Yasi hampers flood hit Aussie relief New York City Council bans smoking in parks, beaches, Times Square Winter storm cripples 2/3rd of US Obama announces clean energy plan for buildings in Pennsylvania US, Russia launch nuclear arms reduction pact John F.Kennedy Centre to hold mega festival "Maximum India", showcasing Indian arts and culture in all its wonderful diversity from March 1st to March 20th 2011 Jhalanath Khanai: He has been elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal. U.K. Sinha: He has taken over as the chief of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Hamid Karzai: President of Afghanistan visited INDIA Anant Pai: Creator of Amar Chitra Katha comics in India. ( died) Satinder Singh Noor, Dr: Internationally acclaimed multi-lingual scholar and eminent Punjabi litterateur. He was 70. (died) India, ASEAN set $70 bn trade target. Banking Laws Amendment Bill got cabinet nod. Lanco acquired Aussie coal mines, Griffin, for $760 million. India agreed to finance Ethiopian sugar sector revamp. Interceptor missile test fired successfully. – Monaco became the first public sector firm to Introduce ESOPs. SC approved single MBBS entrance test across nation. India, Brazil inked air services agreement. Star Indian Post office announced launch of online portal ‘a-post office’. Essar, Inked $750m agreement to revive Zimbabwe Iran & Steel C0. N-capable missiles Dhanush and Prithvi-II successfully tested. India, Bangladesh decided to hold Wagah-style retreat at border. For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Foundation for Judicial Academy laid in Jodhpur. Prez Patiy cancelled appointment of PJ Thomas as CVC. Union cabinet approved GST Bill. India’s tallest (80 feet) statue of Lo rd Buddha unveiled in Sarnath. Government approved 9.5% interest on PF deposits. India abstained from UNSC vote on Libya no fly zone. Bollywood actor Navin Nischol passed away. Security forces seized armed from Maoist hide out in Midnapur. Saina Nehwal won Swiss Open Single’s final tennis trophy. Delhi Anti-sealing Bill passed In Rajya Sabha. SBI announced new code of conduct. – Shimla declared environmentally sustainable city. Orissa (the alteration of named Bill and Constitution (113th) Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Martha. Lok Sabha passed the Coinage Amendments Bill. Cash-strapped Air India got a breather. Navy nabbed 16 pirates off Lakshadweep. India invited to make huge investments in Africa. India breaks into the top 10 nations in Scientific Research Output. Gujarat banned the sale distribution and reprinting of Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and his struggle with India. Results of Census 2011 released: Puts India’s population at 1.21 billion. Noted Hindi writer Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari has been chosen for the prestigious Vyas Samman for his collection of poems ‘Phir Bhi Kuch Rah Jayega’. The Award is instituted by K. K. Birla Foundation. The Government of India has proposed to nominate the name of Assam’s river island Majuli for inclusion in the cultural landscape category of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage list. A Tamil Brahmi script on a pot rim reading ‘a mana’ meaning a Jaina has been found at Pattanam in Earnakulam district Kerala establishing that Jainism was prevalent on the West Coast at least from second century CE (Common Era). Kiradech Aphibarnrat pipped Mohammad Siddikur Rahman to bag SAIL open title on March 25, 2011 in New Delhi. S. Suresh Krishna of Andhra Pradesh defeated Ashutosh Singh of Delhi to take the title in National Jute Board-National grass-court Tennis tournament on March 5, 2011 in Kolkata while in women’s section Kyra Shroff beat Aishwazya Agrawal to take the crown. For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 India on March 6, 2011 fired an interceptor missile which intercepted an incoming enemy ballistic missile at an attitude of 16 km and pulverized it in a direct kill. While the hostile missile was launched at the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, Orissa, the Interceptor blasted off from Wheeler Island off the Orissa Coast. North Zone beat West Zone to clinch Deodhar Trophy of Cricket on March 9, 2011 in Jaipur by five wickets. Shahina K. K. the Thiruvananthapuram correspondent of Open magazine has been chosen for the Chameli Devi Jain Award 2010 for being outstanding woman media person. India will test-fire the submarine launched version of of BrahMos Underwater test-firing the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile by year end as on March 12, 2011. Underwater weapondelivery countries defence strength. The Human Resource Development Ministry has appointed Mahashweta Devi as National Research Professor for a second term of five years from February 2011. She has been appointed to this post in recognition of her contribution as a writer and a social activist. V. Kalidas-The Hindu’s consultant has been honoured with the Hall of Fame Award for 2011 for his contribution to the media industry. He was honoured by Punjab Education Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan in Chandigarh on March 17, 2011. India’s exports breached the $ 200 billion mark in the first 11 months of the 2010-11. Exports jumped by 49.8% year-on-year during February to $ 23.6 billion taking the April-January 201011 figure to $ 208.2 billion-an increase of 31.4% over the year-ago period and past the yearly target of $ 200 billion. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was honoured with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and lndusirys’ top honour. The Decade of Global Achievement Honour for her accomplishments in Hindi cinema on March 25, 2011 in Mumbai. According to the 2010 tiger census whose results were declared on March 28, 2011 there are approximately 1,706 of the big cats in the country which includes about 70 in the marches of the Sundarbans. The Central Government on March 24, 2011 constituted the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) under the chairmanship of former justice B. N. Krishna to rewrite and harmonize financial sector legislations, rules and regulations so that the requirements of the country’s fast growing financial sector may be fulfilled. The Government recently in March 2011 approved 14 proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) including that of Mauritius based Ghir Investments totalling Rs. 1,289.85 crone. Thein Sein: He has been appointed as the President of Myanmar. Yousaf Raza Gilani: Prime Minister of Pakistan. Arjun Singh: Veteran Congress leader, former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, former governor of Punjab and former Union Minister. He was died at 81. Bob Christo: Hindi film actor known for his roles as a villain. He was died at 72. Elizabeth Taylor: Hollywood actress who won the Oscar thrice. She was died at 74. Vedanta to acquire Cairn For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Mobile number portability introduced Provident fund companies can invest 15% of their corpus in shares Carl Peter Foster quits as Tata Motors CEO Natco and Strides Arcolab are permitted to manufacture generic version of Tamiflu Roche holds patent on Tamiflu G-20 accounts for 90% of global output NCDEX largest agricultural commodity exchange by volume International Finance Reporting Standards to be implemented by companies by April 2011 Successful IPO of SKS microfinance Discussion paper on new banks by RBI New BPL norms of Tendulkar Commission Allocation of scarce spectrum 2G, 3G. Direct Taxcode Sovereign debt default in Europe-PIGS. Base rate mechanism for banks to replace primary lending rate concept Financial inclusion and financial literacy HIGHMARK – credit bureau for MFI’s Concern over safety of nuclear power plants – Fukushima plant in Japan Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission launched Nobel Peace Prize 2011 awarded to three women activists – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, Tawakul Karman. The first two are from Liberia Nobel Prize literature 2011 Tomas Transtromer [Sweden] Harish Hande and Neelima Misra – Magsaysay Award, 2011 2011 Man Booker International Prize – Philip Roth Bangladesh Swadhinata Sammanona – Indira Gandhi 2011 Templeton Prize Martin Rees 2016 Olympics - Rio De Janiero 2014 FIFA World Cup - Brazil 2012 Olympics - London 2011 World Cup Cricket - India / Sri Lanka / Bangladesh Arjun Atwal – Golf - Prestigious Golf Trophy For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
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    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Canara Bank launches Debit Card-Platinum and Canara Campus Card BSE signed an MoU with Osaka Securities Exchange to develop opportunities including crosslicencing of indices Symbiosis International University plans to start a school of liberal arts at its model colony campus from June 2011 'Pengala', a learning software for students to create interactive multimedia courses Dr.Gangubai Hanagal Music Foundation and Hubli Art circle to jointly organize a 2-day Indian classical music, dance and folk festival to mark 98th birth anniversary of Hindustani stalwart Gangubai Hanagal 4-day Auto Expo 2011 to be held in Surat, Gujarat 2-day North Zone conference of International College of Surgeons to be held at KN Udupa auditorium, Banaras Hindu University Ex-IAS officer Sanjay Gupta has been appointed as Metro Express between Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) chief Chris Capossela has been appointed as Chief Marketing Officer at Microsoft Partip Chaudhuri has been appointed as SBI's chief Atifete Jahjaga, Kosovo's highest ranking policewoman becomes country's President Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL has been appointed as the chairman of the board of governors of the IIT Kharagpur Scientists have created the world's 1st artificial leaf that can turn sunlight and water into energy which could pave the way for a cheaper source of power in developing countries Mozilla releases Firefox 4 for Android Yahoo to launch new search engine in India by 2011 H2 IT firm LinguaNext launched solutions Indify SAP and Indify Oracle to translate SAP ERP and Oracle E-Business Suite into 22 official Indian languages. HTC launches demo of HTC Flyer tablet Lobsang Sangay: A research fellow at Harvard Law School, he has been elected as the Prime Minister of Tibetan government-in-exile. Atifete Jahjaga: Kosovo’s highest ranking police-woman, she has been appointed as the President of Kosovo. Ban Ki-moon: He has been re-elected as the UN Secretary-General for a second five-year term. Christine Lagarde: She has been elected as thr Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF). Before taking over as IMF chief she was the Finance Minister of France. Ajit Kumar Seth: A 1974 batch IAS officer of UP cadre, he has been appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Ashok Chawla: He has been appointed as the Chairman of the anti-trust watchdog, Competition Commission of India (CCI). Prakash Bakshi: He has been appointed as the new chairman of National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Raj Kumar Singh: A 1975 batch Bihar cadre officer, he has been appointed as the Union Home Secretary John Key: Prime Minister of New Zealand. Abdul Rahim Wardak: Defence Minister of Afghanistan. Bhajan Lal: Three-time Chief Minister of Haryana and a sitting Lok Sabha member from Hisar. He was 81. Maqbool Fida Hussain: The renowned painter, who rose from a Bollywood billboard artist to become India’s most celebrated painter worldwide. He was 96. ATM withdrawal norms in India from 1st July 2011 5 Free ATM transactions including Balance Enquiry, PIN Change etc. Financial Transaction or Withdrawal of money beyond 5 transactions customer to be charged Rs.20 per transaction Non-Financial Transaction, a customer to be charged Rs.8.5 per transaction Wrongly debited amount to be credited to customer's account within 7 days failing which a bank would have to pay Rs.100 per day, provided the complaint was logged within 30 days of transactionWhich ID is now valid ID proof for LPG gas connection in India?..................Aadhaar Which grammy award nominee is all set to perform at IIFA?............Jermaine Jackson Who has been promoted as VP of Wipro?..............Rishad Premji Under which category India won gold at Cannes Lions?............Design category With which country India inked pact to boost apparel, textile industry?............Russia Which award did Sunil Mittal receive recently?...........INSEAD award Which is the latest launch from Research In Motion (RIM) in India?.............BlackBerry Playbook Which software training major has decided to setup 100 One World centres in a year's time?..............NIIT Who has been unanimously re-elected as UN chief?..............Ban Ki-moon Toyota is all set to launch its latest model in India. Which is it?..........Etios Liva Who has been elected as Captain of New Zealand Cricket for all 3 formats of game?.............Ross Taylor Which airbus was grounded for clipping a wing at the Paris Air Show recently?..........A380 Which actor of Jackass movie was killed in car accident in Pennsylvania?............Ryan Dunn For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Country's largest 2 wheeler maker Hero Honda's board have approved the changing of the company name to?............Hero MotoCorp Ltd Which 2 dual sim models have Nokia unveiled in India recently?.............C2-00 dual sim Internet and X1-01 dual sim When is the Champions League Twenty20 2011 scheduled?..............September 23rd to October 9th 2011 Which company has stuck a deal with British Library to digitise books?..........Google Which former Vice-Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited is all set to join Wipro Board?.............Mahendra Kumar Sharma Which two stocks of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group has BSE decided to take out of the elite sensex index?............RCOM and R-Infra Which Amir Khan movie celebrated 10 years recently?............Lagaan When was World No Tobacco day observed?...........May 31st Who has been appointed as head of UN Change Management Team?............Atul Khare Which Under-19 cricketer drowned in Ganga recently?............Shamsher Singh Yadav How many satellites has India planned to launch in next 2 years?..........12 What is the name of the insurance plan launched by LIC recently?.........Jeevan Arogya Who won the 5th ODI in India vs West Indies match played at Jamaica?...........West Indies Which Olympic boxer was shot dead in Pakistan recently?...........Abrar Hussain Which automobile major's 13 day long strike ended after the acceptance of Union registration with management?............Maruti What is current Repo and Reverse Repo rate hiked by RBI?..........Repo - 7.5% and Reverse Repo - 6.5% Which US technology major turned 100 years recently?...........IBM India is setting up a special facility known as Gamma Ray Telescope in Hanle (Leh) which will help in unraveling the mysteries of normal and dark matter in the universe. India’s Chetan Anand defeated Chiang Jiann of Malaysia to clinch the Mauritius Open Badminton Championship in Hyderabad recently. The provision of free and compulsory education will be extended upto class X. A proposal to this effect was approved at a meeting of tile Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) The new ‘mother-child health care scheme launched on June 1, 2011 is a – The Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram Indian American Sukanya Roy won the crown at the prestigious Spelling Bee Championship in Maryland U.S. on June 2, 2011 for correctly spelling the tongue twister ‘Cymotrichous’ Revenue Secretary Sunil Mitra on June 1, 2011 took charge as the Finance Secretary in place of Sushama Nath.b Mr. Sunil Mitra is a 1975 batch IAS officer (West Bengal Cadre). Lieutenant General H.L. Kakria in last week of May 2011 appointed took over as DirectorGeneral of the Armed Forces Medical Services. Hyderabad has been chosen for hosting the prestigious 11th conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity in October 2012. For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 The Committee on Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund has suggested 4% interest on -Post Office Savings Deposits The Central Government on June 7, 2011 approved 16 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs. 923’55 crore. Punjab defeated Mumbai in the final of Junior National Hockey Championship for undergo The winner of the inaugural edition of indian Volley League (Volleyball) is a- Chennai Spikers Water-jet-propelled Fast Attack Craft (FAC) INS Kabra-eight in a series of 10 Car Nicobar Class FACS designed and built by the Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and engineers (GRSE) for the Navy, was commissioned at the naval base in Kochi. The Cabinet Committee on Security, chaired by the PM Dr. Manmohan Singh cleared the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) that will facilitate robust information sharing among law enforcement agencies to combat terror threats at home and abroad. An Iron Age megalithic burial site dotted with cairn-circles has been discovered near Veeranam village at the foot of a chain of hills inTamil Nadu’s Tiruvannamalai district. Gina Rineheart: An Australian businesswoman who inherited a debt-ridden mining company from her father 20 years ago, has become the world’s richest person by overtaking Carlos Slim, the Mexican magnate worth $73 billion. Mony Saiyed: An Indian-American, he has created the world’s largest Indian flag, weighing 250 kg, as a symbol of peace and harmony in India. The Tricolour stretches 153 by 102 feet and has found mention in the Limca Book of Records. It took 15 days and seven Porbandar tailors to sew this cotton flag. Sukanya Roy: Indian-origin student of USA, she has won the prestigious US Spelling Bee championship. UNCLOS: UN Convention of the Law of the Sea. Ban Ki Moon (S. Korea’s foreign minister) succeeds Kofi Annan (Ghana) as new Secretary General of the UN Margaret Chan (China) is new DG of WHO Salva Kiir new Pesident of South Sudan Hosni Mubarak steps down – Arab uprising Dominique Strauss Kahn resigns as Chief of IMF – Christine Lagard of France Takes over Dilma Rouseff new President of Brazil Rupert Murdoch empire under scrutiny for wire tapping Hina Rabbani Khar – new Foreign Minister of Pakistan IOC – India’s largest company by revenue Toyota – largest auto company Intel – largest chip-maker Diageo – largest spirits company (owns Smirnoff, JW) McDonald’s – largest fast food chain Vodafone – largest mobile company by revenue in world For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations
    • Dinesh Miglani ( Mentor, TIME ROHTAK AND HISAR ) Email id : dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Mobile no : 08059670005 Bharti Airtel – crosses 11 crore subscribers in India Tata No.1 by market capitalisation in India Vedanta Resources in News Wal-Mart – largest retailer in world Nokia largest hand-set maker For any type of guidance for CAT, CSAT and APTITUDE TESTS feel free to send mail at dineshmiglani@hotmail.com Please forward supplement to your friends because it can make a difference in GK preparations