GKToday Archives: April, 2010

Current Affairs April 20, 2010

Appointments:Meghalaya: 21st Chief Minister – Dr Mukul Manda SangmaDr Mukul Manda Sangma has been sowrn in as 21st Chief Minister of Meghalaya. He leads Congress-United Democratic Party-led five-party Meghalaya United Alliance coalition government. Bindo M Lanong of the UDP was ..




RBI : Annual Monetary Policy 2010-11

Reserve Bank of India is the apex Institution of India’s monetary system and financial system and plays a leading role in organizing, running, supervising, regulating and developing the monetary and financial system. Preparing and conducting the monetary policy and credit ..

Under which ministry come the scientific programmes of India in Antarctica?

The Indian Antarctic Program comes under the control of the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. This is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional program initiated in 1981 with the first Indian expedition to Antarctica ..


What does the SBI logo signify?

SBI and associate banks that fall under SBI, together constitute the State Bank Group. All use the same logo of a blue keyhole and all the associates use the “State Bank of” name followed by the regional headquarters’ name. This ..

What is the difference between a Crossed cheque and A/C Payee cheque?

Before we understand the difference between the Crossed cheque and A/C Payee cheque, it is necessary to understand the concept of EndorsementsThe section 15 of the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 defines endorsing as “signing on the face or an instrument ..

Which parliamentary committee scrutinizes the report of Comptroller and Auditor General (C & AG) of India?

Comptroller & Auditor General of India is a guardian of the Union Government. The post of C & AG has been created by the Constitution and appointed by the President as per Article 148 (1). The administrative expenses of the ..