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Friday, March 15, 2013

Daily Updates on Current News and Current Affairs - 15 March 2013

1. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's speech, which was broadcast simultaneously at 53 locations across 26 cities in Gujarat using 3-D hologram projection technology has entered in the Guinness Book of World Records. The record is for the most simultaneous broadcasts of the Pepper's Ghost Illusion, a technology used to create multiple illusions simultaneously. The record has been achieved by Raj Kasu Reddy and Mani Shankar who head the Hyderabad-based company responsible for bringing alive the 53-minute long speech simultaneously at 53 locations across Gujarat on December 10, 2012. What is the name of the company?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Vision 3D
[B] Max 3D
[C] Nchant 3D
[D] 3D MaxVision

2. The Punjab Assembly Speaker on Thursday, 14 March 2013, suspended __________ Congress MLAs for the rest of the budget session for unparliamentary behaviour and ordered that an FIR be registered against those Opposition MLAs who had assaulted a policeman on Wednesday alleging raid on Congress Legislature Party office.
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Two
[B] Five
[C] Seven
[D] Nine

3. On 14th March 2013, Nepalese Chief Justice takes oath of office as new Prime Minister of the country, heading an interim government with the task of conducting elections. Can you name him?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Khil Raj Regmi
[B] Baburam Bhattarai
[C] Jhala Nath Khanal
[D] Madhav Kumar Nepal

4. The Rajasthan Government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which company on Thursday, 14th March 2013, for setting up a refinery-cum-petrochemical complex in the Barmer region?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Indian Oil Corporation
[B] Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
[C] Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd
[D] Reliance Petroleums

5. Nokia has entered into a partnership with a public sector general insurance company in India, to provide mobile phone customers a handset insurance plan safeguarding the devices against the risk of being stolen, lost or suffer physical damage. Which insurance company is providing this cover?
[Category: Business India Current Affairs]
[A] Oriental Insurance Company
[B] United India Insurance
[C] New India Assurance
[D] Life Corporation of India (LIC)