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The undertakings, for whom, the Government may set up Holding Company--Loss-making PSUs.
• First, out of 6 IIMs to be set up, as promised by PM, has been inaugurated in-Nagpur.
• The Bank in which Nilesh Shivji Vikamsey has been appointed as Part-time ChairmanFederal Bank.
• The Corporation which has got SEBI’s approval to enter Mutual Fund BusinessDewan Housing Finance. • The amount, which the Centre has sanctioned for Indo-Bangla Rail LinkRs.1000 Crore.
• The First City to have On-line police verification process for passportsBengaluru.
• The name of historical town Rajahmundary changed to-Rajamahendravaram.
• The place where, while delivering lecture, the former President APJ Abdul Kalam expired-IIM Shillong. • The Bank, which has signed $200-m loan with Asian Development Bank to improve farm efficiency-Axis Bank.
• The Scheme, which the Govt. to launch with mandatory crop insurance-Bhartiya Krishi Bima Yojana.
• RS Sharma, IT Secretary has been appointed as Chairman of-TRAI.
• The country which leads the Global Consumer Confidence Index-India (131) followed by Philippines (121).
• Digital Wallet called Citi MasterPass for both debit and credit cards has been launched by-Citi Bank and MasterCard.
• New operating System Windows 10 has been launched on 29th by-Microsoft.
• The prestigious award, which have been won by Sanjiv Chaturvedi and Anshu Gupta for 2015-Ramon Magsaysay Award.
• The currency notes which the Govt. plans to print 15 Crore annually-Rs.1 Denomination.
• Rating Agency which has cautioned the Govt. against tampering with the independence of RBI-Moody’s.
• The Exchange, which has launched Mobile Payments App called XPay Wallet- UAE Exchange.
 • The company which has secured  a Guinness Worlds Records after creating the world’s tallest ice cream cone-Norwegian Ice Cream Co.
 • The sole convict of 1993 Mumbai blasts hanged to death on his 53rd birthdayYakub Memon.
• India’s “Missile Man” who laid to rest in his hometown Rameshwaram in Tamilnadu- APJ Abdul Kalam. • SBI has been fined with $1 million for violating anti-money laundering law byHong Kong Central Bank. • The Government has decided to declare August 7 as-National Handloom Day.
• The Bank, which introduced automated chat facility for customer with its virtual relationship officer about products-Federal Bank
 The list of 10 richest Indians compiled by Bloomberg shows on the TopMukesh Ambani ($21.9 billion)
• The country which has detained 127 officials from its banking industry for their alleged involvement in corruption China.
• The sector where  the banks planning a common portal to streamline loan application and sanctioning processEducation Loan
• The Largest Foreign Portfolio Investor who appears in the 10 top FPIs in India –Europacific Growth Fund.
• Second consecutive Best Cooperative Bank Award won by-SVC Bank.
 • The sector in which there is 10-times jump in FDI in 2014-15 as compared to previous year-Petroleum and Natural Gas.
• Businessmen with assured financial credentials of which country will be given multiple entry business visa up to three years-Pakistan.
 • The temple of India which is the Richest in the World and owns 20 tonnes goldTirupati Balaji.
• The Board whose internet-based diary geographical Information System Application is First of its kind in India NDDB.
• The city of India which has been included in the  UNESCO’s “Cities of music”-Varanasi.(BSC)
 • The Park which has been approved as the country’s First Defence Industrial Park- Kerala’s Ottappalam.(BSC)
• The state where a system to detect earthquakes has been installed for the first time-Uttrakhand.(BSC) • The state where she-bus service exclusively for women has been startedKerala.(BSC)
• The Indian scheme which the world bank has ranked as the world’s largest public works programme-MGNREGA.(BSC)
• The project, which the Australian Govt. has cancelled to develop one of the World’s largest coal mines-Adani Project.

 • The place where CARE Ratings launched commercial operations of its subsidiary CRAF- Mauritius.
 • The Panel on “Empowerment of Women”, which pitches for more woman officers in PS Banks is headed by-Bijoy Chakravarty.
• The state govt. which for the first time in the country has banned the catch of juvenile fishes- Kerala Govt.
• Two web portals which have been launched by Govt. to monitor Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana-Panchayat Darpan and Samanvay.
 • For the first time in its 64-year history, the organisation which will invest its funds in Equity Market-EPFO.
 • The Regulator which extends licence deadline to February 4,2016-Food Safety Regulator FSSAI.
• The person who tops the world’s tech billionaires list-Microsoft’s Bill Gates ($79.6 billion)
• The bank which has launched a digital account opening system for start-ups at start-up village in Kochi- HDFC Bank.
• The Government has declared August 7 as-National Handloom Day.
• AK Saroj bags Gold Award for topping in Tourism Studies from IGNOU who isCulpable Homicide Prisoner.
• The Commission whose chairman found the calculation and methodology used for manufacturing segment of GDP as “Perfect”-Pronab Sen Panel.
• The country which marks 70 years of Nagasaki Bomb Attack-Japan.
 • The country whose banks top Global Lenders’ list by total assets-China.
 • The project for which the govt. has approved Rs.16, 680 Crore for construction of about 1000 km expressways-NH Upgradation Project.
• The bank which launched its digital loan facility and issued the first online loan-Federal Bank.
• The scheme under which zero-balance accounts have dropped below 50% due to LPG subsidy transfer in the account-PMJDY.
• Activist Monika Shahi was given the passport bearing “Third Gender”-Nepal’s First Citizen.
• The country where the independent panel tasked with deciding a potential “New Flag”-New Zealand.
 • The place where National Green Tribunal banned “Tree-cutting” in the ecosensitive zone –Taj Mahal. • India-born Sunder Pichai has become the Global CEO of-Googles.
• Former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner against whom “Red Corner Notice” to be issued-Lalit Modi.
• The chairman of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing black money -MB Shah, Supreme Court’s retired Judge.
 • Due to sharp fall in food prices, inflation fell sharply to 3.78%-Consumer price index-based.
• The state where the unskilled workers get the Highest wage in the country under MNREGA-Haryana.
• The county which ranks 10th in terms of carbon dioxide emissions per person-India.
 • The country which is among the top three polluting countries in the world-India.
• A committee which was set up by RBI to study Urban Cooperative Banks, is headed by-R Gandhi, Deputy Governor.
• The strategy which the Government announced to revamp the public sector banks-Indradhanush.
• The country whose lawmakers approved a rescue package of
•86 billion to avoid default in payment to ECB-Greece.
 • The bank which has lunched India’s First Mobile App for opening a bank account- Federal Bank.
• The bank which has been awarded “HR Excellence Award”-Bank of Baroda.
• The bank which launched India’s First automated locker facility with high end robotic technology-ICICI Bank.
• The two regulators whose merger is set to be formalized on September 28-SEBI-FMC.
• The Portal which will start organizing virtual job fairs to bring job seekers  and providers across the countryNational Career Counseling Portal.
• The Institution for which bank holidays for second and fourth Saturday of every month declared by Govt.-Banks.
 • A web-based portal which the Govt. launched for students seeking education loan-Vidya Lakshmi.
• The place which will get the world’s Highest CNG PumpRohtang, India.
 • The month which marked the Hottest Month in history since modern record-keeping began in 1880 July,2015.
 • The place where Bandhan Bank will be the 4th bank to be headquartered and first private bank to be basedKolkata.
• After independence the first bank to come up in Kolkata-Bandhan Bank.
 • The Coin which is to be launched on October 2 with Ashoka Chakra Emblem-India Gold Coin.
• The state which will house World’s largest 750 (MW) Solar Power Station in Rewa District- Madhya Pradesh.
• Second Largest producer of Onions after China -India.
• The country which has ranked 9th out of 21 countries on its financial and digital inclusion efforts-India. • The chairman of the 7th Pay Panel to revise pay scales of central government employees-Justice AK Mathur.
• The state which launched official Twitter handle of the Legislative Assembly-Delhi.
• The oil corporation which has signed MOU to build Rs.275 Crore Pipeline to Nepal –Indian Oil Corporation.
• The official who will be a teacher for one day on September 04 on the eve of teachers Day in Delhi School-President Pranab Mukharjee.

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