Page-20 of January 2013 Current Affairs, GK & News

Saina Nehwal becomes world No. 2

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal once again attained world no.2 position in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings. Previously, she had achieved this feat in 2010.

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Deccan Chronicle to be delisted from BSE-500

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has decided to delist Deccan Chronicle Holdings (DCHL) from the BSE-500 Index. Bharti Infratel will be included in the BSE-500 effective from January 21. Why this exclusion? DCHL is being excluded as the company failed to submit financial results and shareholding pattern data.

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China’s economy registers slowest growth in 13 years

The economy of China registered a growth of 7.8% which is slowest in last 13 years. Its growth was 9.3% and 10.4% in 2011 and 2010 respectively. However the current growth rate has managed to marginally surpass the 7.5% target fixed by the government by generating a gross domestic product of 51.93 trillion yuan ($8.28 ..

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Proceeds of NIF allowed to be used to fund bank recapitalization: CCEA

In a move made to enhance disinvestment policy, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by PM Dr. Manmohan Singh has permitted the National Investment Fund (NIF) to buy shares of public sector enterprises, including banks and insurance companies. Now the fund will be use for subscribing to the shares being issued by the ..

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Axis Bank offers e-Gift Card service

Axis Bank has launched ‘Axis Bank e- Gift Card’ which is an online version of physical plastic gift cards. What does it offer? The e-Gift card allows the customers to buy gift cards in an alternate way. The card carrying a particular value can be bought by using debit or credit card. This card can ..

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