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Friday, March 22, 2013

Daily March 2013 Current Affairs - 22 March 2013

1. Aviation minister Ajit Singh on Thursday, 21 March 2013, disbanded a committee, from which Indian carriers were required to get permissions for import of aircraft for fleet augmentation. Can you name the committee?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Aircraft Acquisition Committee
[B] Airlines Acquisition Committee
[C] Airlines Procurement Committee
[D] Air India Acquiring Committee

2. Which cola company is rolling out a new shape for its 567-gram bottle for the first time in about 17 years on Friday 22 March 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Coca Cola
[B] Pepsi
[C] RC Cola
[D] Rex Cola

3. The government on Friday, 22 March 2013, has approved 12 FDI proposals worth over Rs 2,609 crore. The foreign investment promotion board (FIPB) headed by economic affairs secretary Arvind Mayaram, also cleared the proposal of ______________ India's proposal for induction of foreign equity worth Rs 700 crore to engage in single brand retail.
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Claris Otsuka
[B] Ikea
[C] Decathlon Sports
[D] No proposal cleared for single brand retail

4. An Anglo-Indian pharmacist and businessman, has been commissioned as the first Indian diplomat in Wales on Friday 22 March 2013. Can you name him?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Dr Jaimini Bhagwati
[B] Bikhu Parikh
[C] Virendra Sharma
[D] Raj K Aggarwal

5. Which country declared a state of emergency on Friday, 22 March 2013, for a riot-hit town where 20 people have been killed in violence that has sparked fears of spreading unrest?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Indonesia
[B] Malaysia
[C] Myanmar
[D] Pakistan