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IBPS PO MAIN --IBPS CLERKS MAIN --BSC MATCH POINT OCTOBER 2018


MATCH POINT
- The host city for the fourth Summit of Heads of Bay of Bengal initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) – Kathmandu
- The first Indian female shooter to win a gold medal at the Asian Games – Rahi Sarnobat
- The first Indian company to cross 8 tn in terms of market capitalization - RIL
- The head of the panel set up by the Department of Telecom to prepare a roadmap for rollout of 5G telephony in India – AJ Paulraj
- The first public sector enterprise to make a transaction on the “TReDS platform” as announced by the Receivables Exchange of India (RXIL) recently - HAL
- The airport which has emerged as the second fastest growing airport in the world in the first half of 2018 – Kempegowda International Airport (Bengaluru)
- The country which recently unveiled its first domestic fighter jet named ‘KOWSAR’ - Iran
- The state which has decided to rename the new capital city Naya Rajpur as Atal Nagar - Chhattisgarh
- The first Indian woman wrestler to bag a gold medal at Asian Games – Vinesh Phogat
- The company which has been ranked on top globally on Fortune’s ‘Change The World’ – Reliance Jio
- Winner of the prestigious WHO World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award – SK Arora
- The Indian scientist-academician who has been elected Chair of the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) – N Raghuram
- The city where six states and the Union Territory of Chandigarh have decided to set up a centralized secretariat to fight drug menace – Panchkula (Haryana)
- The Bollywood actor who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Mumbai-based Sanjay Gandhi National Park – Raveena Tandon
- The venue of the sixth edition of International Buddhist Conclave 2018 – New Delhi
- The hypersonic aircraft which China tested recently – Xingkong-2
- The head of the group of ministers set up to advise PM Narendra Modi on whether to continue with or withdraw from the 16-member Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations – Suresh Prabhu
- The biosphere reserve situated in Sikkim which has been included in the UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserve – Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve
- The optical remote-sensing satellite launched by China recently as part of its high-resolution Earth observation project – Gaofen-11
- The state which has approved the “Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam” scheme to provide unemployed youth in the state Rs 1000 per month – Andhra Pradesh
- The person who has been appointed as the new chairperson of the National Commission for Women – Rekha Sharma
- The new Chief Executive Officer of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana – Ashish Kumar Bhutani
- The actor roped in by the Road Transport ministry as brand ambassador for its road safety awareness campaign – Akshay Kumar
- The 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan sworn in recently – Imran Khan
- Winner of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Women’s Championship in Thimphu, Bhutan - India
- The helicopter-launched anti-tank guided missile flight-tested recently - HELINA
- The country where the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated “Panini Language Laboratory” at Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) recently - Mauritius
- The wrestler who won the first gold medal for India at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia – Bajrang Punia
- The new Chairman of the Kochi-based Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) – KS Srinivas
- The Managing Director of the National Housing Bank who resigned recently – Sriram Kalyanaraman
- The govt has proposed to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization to declare 2019 as – International Year of Millets
- The youngest Indian golfer to win Asian Tour title – Viraj Madappa
- India’s most patriotic brand as per a recent survey by data analytics firm YouGov - SBI
- The city where the wildlife genetic resource bank at the Laboratory for Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) was inaugurated recently – Hyderabad                                                             
- The first state in the country to provide Right to Skills’ Development to the youth – Chhattisgarh
- The javelin thrower who led the Indian contingent as flagbearer at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games – Neeraj Chopra
- The first and only person since Jawaharlal Nehru to occupy the office of the Prime Minister of Indian through three successive Lok Sabhas who passed away recently – Atal Bihari Vajpayee
- The host country of the 11th World Hindi Conference - Mauritius
- The Income Tax collection in the country during 2017-18 as per Central Board of Direct Taxes - 10.03 tn
- Winner of the annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research for cancer therapy – Steven Rosenberg, Carl June & James Allison
- The person who was re-elected as president of Mali recently – Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
- World’s most liveable city as per the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index, 2018 – Vienna
- India’s wealthiest woman as per the Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list – Smitha V Crishna
- The community which celebrated Navroz, their New Year, recently - Parsi
- The new President of Paraguay – Mario Abdo Benitez
- The new repo rate after RBI’s third bi-monthly monetary policy review of 2018-19 – 6.5 per cent
- Reverse repo rate – 6.25 per cent
- Marginal standing facility and bank rate – 6.75 per cent
- The GDP forecast for 2018-19 – 7.4 per cent
- The telecom firm which has launched ‘WINGS’, a VOIP-based service - BSNL
- The initiative launched by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for collection and conversion of used cooking oil to bio-diesel – RUCO
- The host city of the 24th World Congress of Philosophy (WCP) held recently - Beijing
- The wholesale inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), in Jul 2018 – 5.09 per cent
- The retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), in Jul – 4.17 per cent
- The factory output growth, measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), in Jun 2018 – 7 per cent
- The firm which has announced to formally launch its messaging app ‘Kimbho’ - Patanjali
- The country which has imposed up to 140 per cent tax on rice, alcohol and cars imported from the US - Turkey
- The Pune-based band in which a cyber fraud of more than Rs 900 mn took place recently – Cosmos Bank
- The present governor of Chhattisgarh Who passed away recently – Balram Das Tandon
- The first Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its own script - Santhali
- Winner of the 2018 Rogers Cup tennis championships – Rafael Nadal
- The woman who has topped ‘Women Who Changed the World’ list prepared by BBC – Marie Curie
- The former captain of Indian Test cricket team who passed away recently – Ajit Wadekar
- The railway station in ‘A’ category which has topped the cleanliness survey conducted by Quality Council of India – Marwar (Rajasthan)
- The new Chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) – Manjula Chellur
- The 10-time Lok Sabha MP and the former Lok Sabha Speaker who passed away recently – Somnath Chaterjee
- The city which has been ranked first in the Ease of Living Index launched by Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry - Pune
- The person dismissed by the govt recently as MD and CEO of Allahabad Bank – Usha Ananthasubramanian
- The first man to take 100 Test wickets at Lord’s – James Anderson (England)
- The National Sports University Bill passed by the Parliament recently seeks to establish a first-of-its-kind National Sports University in - Manipur
- The Indonesian island which has been lifted by as much as 25 centimetres (10 inches) due to the recent powerful earthquake - Lombok
- The unmanned probe launched by NASA to unlock the mysteries of Sun - Parker
- Winner of the men’s singles of the 2018 Vietnam Open Badminton tournament – Shesar Hiren Rhustavito
- The Nobel prize-winning author who passed away recently – VS Naipaul
- The new Chief Justice of Patna High Court – Justice MR Shah
- The first bank in the country to introduce Iris Scan Authentication feature for Aadhaar-based transactions through its micro ATM tablets – Axis Bank
- The financial year the RBI follows – Jul-Jun

THANKS bsc magazine team for the excellent work.   best wishes

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