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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Daily Current Affairs 22 May 2013

1. Who was appointed as the new Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) on 21st May 2013?
[Category: Banking Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Shashi Kant Sharma
[B] Vinod Rai
[C] V. Narahari Rao
[D] B B Tandon

2. The scandal-hit IPL suffered another blow with the Pune Warriors India withdrawing from the cash-rich event due to BCCI's decision to encash the team's bank guarantee followng a prolonged financial dispute on 21st May 2013. Which corporate group earlier bought Pune franchise for a record Rs. 1702 crore for 10 years?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Deccan
[C] Sahara
[D] Wadia

3. Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has said on 21st May 2013 that Centre is yet to take a decision on the implementation of ILP system in the state even as the resolution of the state Assembly on the issue has been sent to the Union Home Ministry. Singh's comment followed the recent statement of the Joint Committee on ILP System that the committee would prevent entry of outsiders from June 1, 2013 if the ILP system was not implemented to protect the separate identities of indigenous people. What is ILP?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Intra Line Permit
[B] Inner Line Permit
[C] Inter Line Permit
[D] International Line Permit

4. Hotel Price Index (HPI) report of 2012 by revealed that the metro cities of India remain at the top most positions in the list of top 10 favourite Indian destinations for the international travellers. Which city ranked first in this report?
[Category: Travel Industry Current Affairs]
[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Kolkata
[D] Bangalore

5. The Election Commission of India and the National Literacy Mission Authority, Ministry of Human Resource Development, on 21 May 2013 signed a MoU on Electoral Literacy and Greater Participation for a Stronger and Inclusive Democracy in New Delhi. What does MoU stands for?
[Category: May 2013 Current Affairs]
[A] Memorandum of Undertaking
[B] Masterplan of Understanding
[C] Memorandum of Understanding
[D] Memorandum of Union Govt.