JANUARY TO MAY 2013 CURRENT AFFARIS QUESTION ANSWER

    JANUARY TO MAY 2013 CURRENT AFFAIRS QUESTION ANSWER JANUARY • The person who on 25 January 2013 became Czech Republic’s first directly elected President as per the Czech Republic Presidential election results-Milos Zeman • The Bollywood superstar who topped the inaugural Forbes India Celebrity 100 list-Shahrukh Khan • The renowned playback singer, who […]

CURRENT AFFARIS APRIL 2013

  CURRENT AFFARIS  APRIL 2013 1. Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh visited Germany from 10 April 2013 to 12 April 2013. He visited for participating in second round of Inter Governmental Consultations with Germany. 2. The Vice-President of India, Hamid Ansari visited Tajikistan from 14 April to 17 April 2013. 3. External Affairs Minister […]

MARCH CURRENT AFFAIRS 2013

  BANKING QUIZ FOR S.B.I P.O. – 2013 1. Which among the following statements is true about the 5th BRICS Summit? (A) South Africa hosted the fifth BRICS Summit at the Durban International Convention Centre (B) BRICS are creating a Development Bank focused on infrastructure, with a common currency pool to assist with development and loans as an alternative […]

Budget 2013-14

  Union Budget 2013-14   Following are some of the key highlights of the Union Budget 2013-14 presented by Finance Minister P Chidambaram in Parliament: 1. In 2013-14, the budget estimate is Rs 16,65,297 crore. 2. The revised expenditure target is Rs 14,30,825 crore 3. Plan expenditure Rs 5,55, 322 crore 4. Rs 14,000 crore capital infusion into public […]

FEBRUARY 2013 CURRENT AFFAIRS

  CURRENT AFFAIRS  – FEBRUARY 2013 1. RBI issued final guidelines for setting up of new banks, including corporate houses, Public sector companies and non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), through a wholly-owned Non-Operative Financial Holding Company (NOFHC). The RBI will allow applicants for new licences until July 1. Promoters should have a past record of sound […]

BANKING G.K.

    Banking Concepts – Cheque Truncation System (CTS) What is Cheque Truncation? It is one of the major innovations in cheque clearing after the Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) cheques introduced in the 80s. Cheque truncation is a system between clearing and settlement of cheques based on electronic images. This form of clearing does […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS DEC 2012

  GK and Current Affairs Capsule (The Hindu) – December 20121. Pakistan announced the successful training launch of the Medium Range Ballistic Missile, Hatf V (Ghauri) which can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads to a distance of 1,300 km.2. Mr. Ratan Tata was awarded an honorary doctorate of business from the University of New […]

RBI MONETARY POLICY DECEMBER 2012

RBI Monetary Policy Review DECEMBER 2012   Monetary and Liquidity Measures On the basis of the current macroeconomic assessment, it has been decided to: keep the cash reserve ratio (CRR) of scheduled banks unchanged at 4.25 per cent of their net demand and time liabilities; and keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment […]

NATIONAL AWARDS FILMS 2012

  NATIONAL AWARDS HINDI FILMS 2012 The National Awards Winners for 2012 has been announced. The Hindi film industry won several awards; Vidya Balan bagged the Best Actress award for her superlative performance in ‘The Dirty Picture’. Onir’s I AM received the Best Hindi film award, Partho Gupte of Stanley Ka Dabba fame won Best Child Actor, while Salman […]