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Monday, March 11, 2013

Upcoming Exams' Preparation Current Affairs - 11 March 2013

1. Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, who held a video-conference with a group of Indian-American community members on Sunday, 10th March 2013, said putting country before any religious idiology constitutes his idea of secularism. "My definition of secularism is simple: 'India First'. Whatever you do, wherever you work, India should be the top priority for all its citizens," he said. Before this address his keynote address was cancelled by which University last week?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] University of Pennsylvania
[B] University of Oxford
[C] University of Washington
[D] University of Chicago

2. Punjab Police busted an international drug peddling network in which six persons, including an NRI, were arrested and 26 kg of heroin worth Rs 120 crore recovered. The police also decided to question which Indian olympic player?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sushil Kumar
[B] Gagan Narang
[C] Vijender Singh
[D] Vijay Kumar

3. The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday announced a countrywide yatra across the country from April 1, 2013, to protest against the government's decision to allow FDI in retail. The decision was taken by the national core committee of CAIT in a meeting on Sunday, 10 March 2013, at its headquarters in New Delhi. By what name CAIT is doing its country wide Yatra?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Vyapar Yatra
[B] Vyapar Bachao Yatra
[C] Laghu Vyapari Jagran Yatra
[D] Sampark Yatra

4. As announced on Sunday 10th March 2013, a consumer durable company has planned to manufacture all its products in India by 2016. Local production will shield the company's India arm from the volatile rupee-dollar fluctuations and accelerate growth. Can you name the company?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Samsung
[B] Haier
[C] LG
[D] Philips

5. The country’s biggest shopping arcade was opened in Kochi, Kerala on Sunday, 10th March 2013. The mall has the area of 2.5 million sq ft, which is roughly equivalent to 33 football fields. It was developed by the UAE-based group at an investment of Rs 1,600 crore, the mall is spread over 17 acres, rising three levels. Which group has developed this shopping mall?
[Category: Trade Current Affairs]
[A] Majid al Futtaim
[B] Nakheel Developer
[C] Lulu
[D] Emaar