Page-7 of Current Affairs - September, 2012

Andy Murray: First British man to win a Grand Slam title after 76 years

Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in the US Open men’s singles to become first British man to clinch the championship after 76 years. Before this, Fred Perry was the British player to capture a grand slam in US Championship in 1936. Murray had recently won Olympic Gold medal in Men’s singles and a silver medal ..

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Klitschko defeats Charr, retains WBC heavy weight title

Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine defeated Manuel Charr of Germany to retain his WBC heavyweight title.  The medical team and the referee stopped the bout 56 seconds before the end of the fourth round after witnessing a cut mark on the opponent’s eye, the German Manuel Charr, 27.

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NHB to disburse Rs 4,000 cr under Rural Housing Fund

The National Housing Bank (NHB) is targeting disbursal of Rs 4,000 crore for rural housing during the fiscal 2013, a growth of 33 % over fiscal 2012. The enhancement in the amount will encourage the provision of housing finance to target groups in rural areas, a move towards extenuating the housing shortage in rural areas ..

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CRR should be reduced: C Rangarajan

The Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council Chairman, C Rangarajan, has opined to reduce the use of CRR and suggested that it should be used only in extraordinary circumstances. As per him, the need for using it reduces with the option of Open Market Operations (OMOs) already in place. Cash Reserve Ratio which is abbreviated as ..

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RuPay cards will be acceptable at all PoS by January, 2013: NPCI

As per National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), RuPay cards will be acceptable at all PoS (Point of Sales) terminals in the country from January, 2013. What are RuPay cards? RuPay card is a domestic debic card, launched by NPCI in April 2011. The card provides a platform to carry out electronic transactions at PoS ..

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