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current affairs feb-march 2011

  • Thursday, March 10, 2011
  • bhushan chhaya
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  • Award

    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


    Business

    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


    People

    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


    Technology

    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


    Sports

    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



    SNIPPETS

    Singapore's Olam to acquire Britannia Food

    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 practices-initiatives under urban sector', has been recognized for computerization of its billing process




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