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Monday, May 27, 2013

Current Affairs Daily Digest Online - 27 May 2013

1. The NIA will probe the Maoist attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh after the Centre received a go-ahead from chief minister Raman Singh for the same on 27th May 2013. Heavily-armed Maoists had on Saturday attacked a convoy of Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district, killing 27 people. What does NIA stands for?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] National Investigation Agency
[B] National Intelligence Agency
[C] National Informatics Agency
[D] National Interstate Agency

2. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left on Monday, 27th May 2013, on a two-nation five-day visit to seek nuclear deal and investments. He said that the visit will add depth and new meaning to India's 'Look East' policy and contribute to peace, prosperity and stability in the Asia-Pacific. Which two countries Manmohan Singh is visiting?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] China and Japan
[B] Japan and Thailand
[C] Japan and Myanmar
[D] China and South Korea

3. The 2013 Indian Premier League Final (IPL Final) was played on 26th May 2013 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata between the Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians in which Mumbai defeated Chennai by 23 runs. It was also the final match where an active IPL cricketer announced his retirement from the IPL at the conclusion of the match. Can you name him?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Rahul Dravid
[B] Ricky Ponting
[C] Sachin Tendulkar
[D] Virender Sehwag

4. Which film won the Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival on 26 May 2013?
[Category: Entertainment News Current Affairs]
[A] The Great Gatsby
[B] Zulu
[C] The Bling Ring
[D] Blue Is the Warmest Colour

5. Which Electric car company announced on 26th May that it will file for bankruptcy?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Reva Electric Car Company (RECC)
[B] Better Place
[C] Tesla Motors
[D] Green Propulsion