Wednesday, May 12, 2010


􀂙 Boeing Co makes the F-18 Super Hornets.

􀂙 Prism Cement is a part of Rajan Raheja Group.

􀂙 iTalent’ contest is organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry for showcasing the computing

talents of students in developing information technology related projects for the industry applications

􀂙 ESPN STAR, owned jointly by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and Walt Disney.

􀂙 SAP AG was founded in Germany the year 1972 as Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung (System

Analysis and Program Development) by five former IBM engineers–Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner Hector,

Hasso Plattner, Klaus Tschira, and Claus Wellenreuther.

􀂙 K N Guruswamy founded Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd and its publications–Deccan Herald, Prajavani, Sudha and Mayura in 1948.

􀂙 Welfare theory of economist John Rawls argues that the welfare of society only depends on the welfare of

the worst-off individual; society is better off if you improve the welfare of others.

􀂙 Indian Immunological Ltd (IIL) is owned by the National Dairy Development Board

􀂙 Saint-Gobain was created in 1665 as part of the plan devised by Louis XIV and Colbert to

restore the French economy. The company broke with the factory tradition by organizing

glass production on an industrial basis. Thanks to the invention of glassware casting

(1688), Saint-Gobain established a near-monopoly in 17th-century Europe and ousted Venice, which was

then the leader in this sector

􀂙 Nissan’s small car code is named XO2a and b.

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