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Monday, March 18, 2013

Daily Current Affairs - 18 March 2013

1. Which film won the Best Film award at the 60th National Film Awards, announced in New Delhi on Monday, 18 March 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Paan Singh Tomar
[B] Barfi
[C] Kahani
[D] Anumati

2. Sir Tim Berners-Lee is among those who have won the first Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering on Monday 18th March 2013. The £ 1m award was made in recognition of his contribution to the development of what?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] e-mail
[B] World Wide Web(Internet)
[C] Computer
[D] Type Writer

3. A bill to establish _______ more Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and declare the four existing ones as institutions of national importance was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday, 18 March 2013.
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 5
[B] 10
[C] 15
[D] 20

4. The government today approved a Bill that aims to provide access to all central and state government services such as passport, ration card and driving licences electronically, especially the Internet, within eight years. What is the name of this bill?
[Category: Indian Policy Current Affairs]
[A] The Electronic Demand of Services Bill (ESD Bill)
[B] The Electronic Services Bill (ES Bill)
[C] The Electronic Delivery of Services Bill (ESD Bill)
[D] The Electronic Mechanism of Services Bill (ESM Bill)

5. Which authority said on Monday, 18th March 2013, that it has started a probe into allegations of money laundering at the country's top private sector banks, ICICI Bank Ltd, HDFC Bank Ltd and Axis Bank Ltd?
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[D] Finance Ministry