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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Latest India and World Current Affairs Quiz: 10 January 2013

1. On Thursday, 10th Jan 2013, Cabinet has approved a plan to infuse money in state-run banks. India's state-run banks are facing rising non-performing assets (NPA) and write-offs because of poor lending decisions. Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said the combined injection of capital would not exceed the 150 billion rupees provisioned in the budget for the fiscal year ending 2013, which is short of the banks' requirements. What is total amount cabinet has approved for infusion in the banking system?
[Category: Economy News Current Affairs]
[A] Rs 102 billion
[B] Rs 111 billion
[C] Rs 122 billion
[D] Rs 142 billion

2. India on Thursday out rightly rejected Pakistan’s proposal for ______________ into Tuesday’s incident on Line of Control (LoC) in which two Indian soldiers were killed with the body of one being badly mutilated. The issue figured at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) which was briefed by Defence Minister A K Antony on the incident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector on January 8 and subsequent developments.
[Category: National Current Affairs]
[A] Pakistan Government investigation
[B] Intelligence Beaureu investigation
[C] Pakistan Army investigation
[D] UN investigation

3. Which Pakistan bowler announced on Thursday, 10th Jan 2013, that he is setting up a cricket academy to find new talent and produce bowlers like himself to torment the world's best batsmen?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Abdul Qadir
[B] Saeed Ajmal
[C] Wasim Akram
[D] Vaqar Yunus

4. Which Automobiles Company announced on 10th Jan 2013 that it will open 100 exclusive dealerships across the country by the end of this year 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Renault
[B] Fiat
[C] Volkswagen
[D] Skoda

5. On Thursday, 10th Jan 2013, Delhi court fixed a new date for framing charges against sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi and others for allegedly cheating, conspiring and causing a loss of over Rs90 crore to the public exchequer in a Games-related graft case. Special CBI Judge Ravinder Kaur deferred the framing of charges as she needed more time to go through the entire records of the case before passing any order. The special judge has taken charge of this court on January 2 after the earlier judge, who had ordered framing of charges, was transferred. What is the new date for formally framing of charges against all the accused?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] 4 February 2013
[B] 7 February 2013
[C] 9 February 2013
[D] 14 February 2013