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Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 28 August 2012

1. On 28th August 2012, Microsoft India has tied up with an Indian telecom company to offer cloud computing services to small and medium business enterprises (SMBs). Microsoft will provide its product (MS 365), while telecom company will provide connectivity and its services. Which telecom company has joined hands with Microsoft to provide solutions and services to cater to demand in these businesses?
[A]Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)
[B]Reliance Communications
[C]Bharti Airtel
[D]Tata Indicom


2. In line with its strategic road-map to exit non-core businesses, on 27th August 2012, engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro has signed a share sale and purchase agreement to sell its entire stake in L&T Plastics Machinery Ltd. To which company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has sold its plastics machinery business?
[A]Husky Injection Molding Systems
[B]Toshiba Machine Co
[C]Elite Machinery Systems
[D]Fanuc India Private Limited


3. With an aim to encourage an investment culture in the country, market regulator Sebi on 27 August 2012 announced no-frills or basic trading accounts for retail individual investors. There will be no Annual Maintenance Charges if the value of holding in these accounts is up to Rs ________, Sebi said in a circular.
[A]25000
[B]50000
[C]100000
[D]200000


4. On 28th August 2012, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has commended and mentions achievements of a scheme, launched by the Narendra Modi-Government in Gujarat in 2003, that provides 24-hour power supply to villages in the State. The report, titled Feeding a Thirsty World: Challenges and Opportunities for a Water and Food Secure Future, has been published as the institute’s input for the ongoing 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm from August 26 to 31. What is the name of the scheme referred by SIWI?
[A]Jyotigram Yojana
[B]Jaljyoti Yojana
[C]Jaladhar Yojana
[D]Gramjyoti Yojana


5. TRAI has decided that the restriction on maximum duration of advertisements carried in the programmes of a TV channel, as prescribed in the Cable Television Networks rules, shall be regulated on a clock-hour basis. At the same time, in order to provide flexibility to broadcasters, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a draft regulation which, if finalised, would allow channels to show how many minutes of advertisements on a clock-hour basis?
[A]10
[B]12
[C]14
[D]15


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