IBPS-RRB-Current Affairs and GK

According to RBI norms, what percentage of the loan a Micro Finance Institution (MFI) has to set aside that’s overdue between 90 and 180 days to cover the risk of default? A. 45% B. 50% C. 75% D. 100% Answer: B. 50% Read more: Microfinance firms ask RBI to relax norms on provisioning Sadbhavna Diwas (Harmony Day) … Continue reading IBPS-RRB-Current Affairs and GK

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GK and Current Affairs- 21 August 2017

There are 15 questions in this quiz with the answer key given at the end of the post. Attempt as many as you can without seeing the answer for 5 minutes. Match your answer against the answer key given after 5 minutes. With the answer key, you will also find links for learning more about … Continue reading GK and Current Affairs- 21 August 2017

In 2014, all the dairy majors of the India along with Indian Dairy Association had resolved to observe National Milk Day in the memory of Verghese Kurien on:

Answer: 26th November Since 2014, November 26 is being observed as National Milk Day to mark the birth anniversary of Father of the White Revolution Dr. Verghese Kurien. The idea of observing National Milk Day was first proposed by Indian Dairy Association in 2014 on the lines of World Milk Day observed on June 1 under … Continue reading In 2014, all the dairy majors of the India along with Indian Dairy Association had resolved to observe National Milk Day in the memory of Verghese Kurien on:

The Ministry of AYUSH was formed on 9th November 2014 to promote the alternate medical system. Medical systems that AYUSH supports are:

Answer: Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Homoeopathy and Sowa Rigpa Ministry of AYUSH was to support the Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy system of medicine. Later it recognised and started to support the Sowa-Rigpa, a Tibetan medical practice, given its wide practice in and PaddarPangay regions of Jammu and Kashmir, Lahulspiti, Pangi, Dhramshala … Continue reading The Ministry of AYUSH was formed on 9th November 2014 to promote the alternate medical system. Medical systems that AYUSH supports are:

He was the veteran journalist and was part of a three-member interlocutors team that was chosen by the Government of India in 2010 to hold dialogues with all sections of the people in Jammu and Kashmir. He passed away on 25th November 2016. Who was he?

Answer: Dileep Padgaonkar In Oct 2010 Central Government formed a three-member panel of interlocutors for a dialogue with people and politicians of J&K to look into the grievances people of Jammu and Kashmir have and make recommendations for their resolution. Dileep Padgaonkar was one of the three-members along with Prof. M. M. Ansari, Information Commissioner and … Continue reading He was the veteran journalist and was part of a three-member interlocutors team that was chosen by the Government of India in 2010 to hold dialogues with all sections of the people in Jammu and Kashmir. He passed away on 25th November 2016. Who was he?

GK Questions: General Science Set- 01

There are 15 questions in this practice set. With each question, there are 4 options. You have to choose which one of them is correct. The answer is given with each question. You will find external links with each answer. You can learn further about the topic by visiting those links. Questions in this set … Continue reading GK Questions: General Science Set- 01

Current Affairs Update- 25 April 2017 

1. India celebrated 8th National Panchayati Raj Diwas on 24th April 2017.  This date marks a defining moment in the history of decentralization of political power to the grassroots level On this date in 1993, the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 came into force which institutionalized Panchayati Raj through the village, Intermediate and District level Panchayats. … Continue reading Current Affairs Update- 25 April 2017 

National Payments Excellence Awards 2016

NPCI presents the National Payments Excellence Awards 2016

The highest recognition in the industry to acknowledge exceptional performance in payments system, the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) presented the National Payments Excellence Awards 2016. The prestigious awards hosted by NPCI are for inculcating a spirit of healthy competition and for recognizing the exceptional performance of NPCI members. This includes commercial banks, co-operative banks, … Continue reading NPCI presents the National Payments Excellence Awards 2016

NPCI and Reliance launch India’s first in-store UPI Payments facility

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Reliance Retail announced the launch of a new in-store payment solution that will enable customer payments via Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platforms like BHIM or other bank-promoted UPI payment apps. The platform is architected by Bangalore-based Innoviti Payment Solutions, with process support from Axis Bank. Reliance Retail becomes … Continue reading NPCI and Reliance launch India’s first in-store UPI Payments facility

Where is the headquarter of Indian Overseas Bank?

Q. Where is the headquarter of Indian Overseas Bank? A. Chennai B. Mumbai C. Mangalore D. New Delhi Answer: Indian Overseas Bank is headquartered at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) is a major public sector bank with over 3,400 branches in India. It has over eight overseas branches with operations in Hong Kong, … Continue reading Where is the headquarter of Indian Overseas Bank?