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˜  BANKING RELATED GENERAL AWARENESS
˜  The Scheme that targets putting all households on the Grid by Dec.2018: Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana-Saubhagya.

˜  Country which has the Longest Railway Network in the World: China.
˜  The Company which has got 3rd Global Ranking as per latest S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings: Reliance Industries.

˜  In Fortune Most Powerful Business Women List, Chanda Kochar and Shikha Sharma, heads of ICICI Bank and Axis Bank have been ranked at: 5th and 21st position respectively.
˜  Who has taken over as new Comptroller and Auditor General of India: Rajiv Maharishi

˜  The amount to be paid by the RBI as dividend to the govt for the year ended Jun 30: Rs.30,659 cr
˜  Who has been appointed as new Chairman of Syndicate Bank: Ajay Vipin Nanavati
˜  Agreement which has been signed by India with Japan allowing designated airlines of both signatory countries to operate freely: Open Skies Agreement.

˜  Bank which has bagged the “Best Bank IDRBT Award 2016-17” among Small Banks for the use of technology for financial inclusion: Karnataka Bank.

˜  Country which has successfully tested a Hydrogen Bomb which is a significant escalation of its threats to strike the US:
North Korea.

˜  Country which has banned individuals and organizations from raising funds through “Initial Coin Offerings” Crypto currencies: China.

˜  Bank which has got RBI approval to operate a “Wholly owned Subsidiary” in India: DBS Bank.
˜  Insurer which has become the 4th Insurer to list on Stock Exchanges after ICICI Prudential, SBI Life and HDFC Life:

PNB MetLife.

˜  Who has assumed charge as MD & CEO of Vijaya Bank:
RA Sankara Narayanan.

˜  The Task Force set up by NITI Aayog on Employment and Exports to be headed by: Rajiv Kumar, Vice- Chairman of

NITI Aayog.

˜  India’s largest Urban Cooperative Bank, which has declared a special dividend of 15% for 2016-17 on its Centenary Year on September 14, 2017: Saraswat Cooperative Bank.

˜  Online Service which has been launched by the Govt. for importers and exporters to resolve all foreign-related issues: Contact @ DGFT.

˜  Pakistan’s biggest lender who has agreed to pay $225 Fine for breach of Anti-Money Laundering Rules in US: Habib Bank

˜  Who has been appointed as Interim Chairman of GST Network: AB Pandey, CEO of Unique Identification

Authority of India

˜  Insurance Company which has topped amongst its peers in Claims Settlement Ratio of 71%: New India Assurance Company.

˜  Court which has ruled that after amalgamation of a company, the merged entity is non-existent and it can not be assessed for income tax: Delhi High Court.

˜  Regulatory Authority which has allowed all General Insurers to sell motor cover policies through Auto Dealers by offering differential pricing: IRDAI.

˜  Microfinance Bank with which IndusInd Bank has signed pact to explore Merger: Bharat Financial Inclusion Co.
˜  Global Body which slamed India for Rohingyas’ Deportation Issue: UN Human Rights Council.

˜  The Government has approved to increase gratuity ceiling from to _____ from existing ____ for employees in private and public sector: Rs. 20 lakh; Rs. 10 Lakh.

˜  India’s rank in World Economic Forum’s Human Capital Index 2017: 103rd
˜  Scheme under which the customers receive incentives for purchase of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles: FAME India

Scheme.

˜  Bank which has bagged the First Prize under the Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar Scheme 2016-17 for implementation of Hindi in daily activities: Vijaya bank.

˜  The Bank that has tied up with Amazon to offer Micro-Loans to Sellers: Bank of Baroda.

˜  The on-line marketplace which has received an investment of $2.5 bn from SoftBank Vision Fund: Flipkart
˜  The bank which accounts for over 27% of the total amount owed to public sector banks by willful defaulters: SBI
˜  The chairman of the Committee on Doubling Farmers' Income which submitted its report recently: Ashok Dalwai

The new increased authorised capital of NABARDis: Rs.30,000 cr.
˜  The interest subvention to be provided to banks on short-term crop loans of up to Rs.3 lakh is: 2 per cent
˜  The company which recently received shareholders’ approval to convert its legal status to a private company: Tata Sons

˜  The train which PM flagged off recently to connect Varanasi with Surat and Vadodara: Mahamana Express.
˜  The Indian sportsperson who has been appointed as the WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Region: Milkha Singh.

˜  Winner of the 2017 Singapore Grand Prix F1 championship: Lewis Hamilton
˜  The capital account deficit in the first quarter of 2017-18: 2.4 per cent of GDP.
˜  The denomination of coin the RBI will introduce to mark the birth centenary of the late Dr. M.G. Ramachandran: 100 rupees.

˜  The bank with which BSNL has launched mobile wallet Speedpay: PNB
˜  The bank with which Bharat Financial (formerly SKS Microfinance) has a merger deal: IndusInd Ban

˜  The firm which has launched a payment service called ‘Tez’ in India: Google
˜  The loan amount extended by Japan at 0.1 per cent interest for the construction of bullet train in India: Rs. 88,000 cr
˜  The record level to which India’s foreign exchange reserves rose recently: $ 400 bn

˜  Winner of the Rogers Cup 2017: Alexander Zverev

˜  The city named world's most liveable city in the Global Liveability Report 2017: Melbourne

˜  The new Chairman & Managing Director of the Small Industries Development Bank of India: Mohammad Mustafa
˜  The firm which has topped Forbes' list of the world's 100 most innovative companies: Salesforce.com
˜  Index in which India moved up to two spots and ranked at 103 of 130 countries on: World Economic Forums’ Human
Capital Index 2017.

˜  Enterprises from whom all Government Departments and Public Sector Units are to ensure to meet 4% Procurement Target: Enterprises owned by SC/STs.

˜  Train Project, which has been flagged off by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and Indian PM for Mumbai- Ahemdabad Journey @320KMPH: Bullet Train Project.


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