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The Monthly - February


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The Monthly - February

  1. 1. Sawaal Jawaab
  2. 2. <ul><li>15 questions </li></ul><ul><li>Last date of receiving entries is 28 th February, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Mail to [email_address] or [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT PUT YOUR ANSWERS IN COMMENTS </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Questions are </li></ul><ul><li>best viewed </li></ul><ul><li>full screen </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>He attended The Doon School, Dehradun and went to Haileybury (UK) for his A-levels. He graduated in Economics from the University of London's Queen Mary College in 1973. He received his Ph.D. (in agricultural economics) from the Delhi School of Economics, where he taught for a year. He worked as a Chartered Accountant for some time and later joined Price Waterhouse, India before moving to television. He is a leading psephologists and political analysts in India. He is the recipient of the prestigious Leverhulme fellowship for his Doctorate and a scholarship to study at the Haileybury, a leading public school in England. Who? </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>The herbalist, Aw Chu Kin, told his sons to develop this product in his deathbed in the 1870s in Rangoon. Interestingly, the producers of this item also started three of the first few theme parks in Asia – in Hong Kong, Singapore and Fujian (in China). Identify this product, which comes in two colours, red and white. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>He holds a B.Sc. (Architecture) degree with structural engineering from Cornell University, USA and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School, USA. He joined the Group in December 1962, after turning down a job with IBM. He worked on the floor along with other blue-collar employees, shoveling limestone and handling the blast furnaces.In 1971 he was appointed the Director-in-Charge of The National Radio & Electronics Company Limited, a company that was in dire financial difficulty. Who? </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>After World War II, it was reduced to just a collection of designs and patents. But Fritz started anew and began manufacturing in Ulm in southern Germany. The company resumed production of the P38 (renamed as the P1) in 1957 in order to equip the new West German Army, the Bundeswehr, with sidearms. When Fritz died in December 1966, his son, Karl-Heinz, took over the company, which then concentrated on the sports sector and the introduction of new technologies. In 1993 the firm was acquired by Umarex of Arnsberg, who continued to manufacture under the name in Ulm and Arnsberg. What? </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>Several viral marketing ideas were also created and hosted on a separate website. Lowe developed 360-degree communication program. In addition to this, Lowe created the communication for all the Outreach events planned by Janaagraha. It is lead by an eminent Advisory Group comprising Mr N. R. Narayana Murthy (Chief Mentor, Infosys), Mr T S Krishnamurthy (Ex Chief Election Commissioner), Tariq Ansari (Midday Group) and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Filmmaker and Director, Rang De Basanti). What? </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Founded in Tokyo in 1937 by Takeshi Mitarai, Goro Toshida, Saburo Uchida and Takeo Maeda. Lesser known products include medical, optical and broadcast products, including Ophthalmic and X-Ray devices, broadcast lenses and semiconductors. Handy Terminal Solutions, Digital Microfilm Scanners. Which company? </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>The history of the system dates back to 1946 when Sir Jogendra Singh of the Viceroy's Executive Council set up a committee whose task was to consider the creation of Higher Technical Institutions for post-war industrial development in India. The 22-member committee, headed by Nalini Ranjan Sarkar, recommended the establishment of these institutions in various parts of India, with affiliated secondary institutions. The committee felt that such institutes should not only produce undergraduates, but researchers and academics. What is being talked about? </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>This person is highly involved in various charities. He established the X Foundation in 2003 to help disadvantaged people and to promote sports to youth. He was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF from 2006. Since then, he has visited South Africa and Tamil Nadu, one of the worst tsunami-affected areas in India. He has also appeared in UNICEF public messages to raise public awareness of AIDS. Who’s he and what is X? </li></ul>
  12. 16. <ul><li>In 1983, Toyota chairman Eiji Toyoda summoned a secret meeting of company executives, to whom he posed the question, “Can we create a luxury vehicle to challenge the world's best? This question prompted Toyota to embark on a top-secret project, code-named F1 (“Flagship” + “No. 1 vehicle”). What? </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>It was set up in July 2001 and it seeks to build progressive self-reliant rural communities, with a holistic approach, by providing services in the areas of health care, environment, sanitation, primary education, adult literacy and skills development.The Foundation currently works in 180 villages in 6 districts of Andhra Pradesh- East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur, Ranga Reddy and Visakhapatnam- positively transforming the lives of nearly a million people. What is being talked about? </li></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>He was the fifth of seven children in a Jewish household. He inherited his father's wholesale jewelry business. At that time, he had just $300 to his name. Within five years, he started investing in other businesses.The business first expanded into property, buying several mobile home (or &quot;trailer&quot;) parks in the 1970s, mainly in the Florida area. He went on to become president and chief executive officer of First Allied Corporation, a U.S. holding company for his various business interests, such as food processing, marine supplies, health care, real estate, energy exploration, and broadcasting. Who? </li></ul>