Current Affairs 2010: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Current CRR (Cash Reserve Ratio)

On January 29, 2013, RBI announced to reduce the cash reserve ratio (CRR) of scheduled banks by 25 basis points from 4.25 per cent to 4.0 per cent of their net demand and time liabilities (NDTL). This rate is effective from the fortnight beginning February 9, 2013. The objective of this move is to inject ..

Current Trends: Statutory Liquidity Ratio

As per Section 24 (2A) of Banking Regulation Act 1949, every banking company in India has to maintain equivalent to an amount which shall not at the close of the business on any day be less than certain portion of the total of its net demand and time liabilities (NDTL). The components of SLR are ..

News Today June 7 & 8, 2010

Q+A: Global Peace Index 2010The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is a global non-profit research organization headquartered in Sydney, Australia with a branch in Washington, D.C.India ranks 128. Read HereMad Cow Disease : India is among safest countriesThe Mad cow disease known technically as Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a fatal, neurodegenerative disease in ..

Current Affairs : June 5 & 6 , 2010

India’s First Mobile Adalat in Andhra PradeshState Government of Andhra Pradesh comes up with India’s first Mobile Adalat. Read Here First of 6 Bamboo Bazaars launched at ChennaiThe Handicrafts Development Wing of the Union Textile Ministry has planned to organize 6 “Bamboo Bazaars” in various parts of the country in this year. These Bazaars provide ..

Current Affairs : June 4, 2010

International Centre for Automotive Technology : New Campus at ManesarOn June 4, 2010, India’s Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises liad the foundation stone of a new campus of iCAT at Manesar, Near Gurgaon, Haryana Read HereGreen Hiker campaign and Responsible TourismGreen Hiker campaign is the name of a new compaign by World ..

News Today : June 3, 2010

Awards:Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar 2008 – Isha FoundationIsha Foundation is an NGO, founded by Sadhguru J Vasudev, whose “Project Green Hands” is a movement to raise the green cover of Tamil Nadu by 10 per cent. In the last 5 years, over 300,000 Isha volunteers across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have raised 8.2 million trees ..

News Today : June 2, 2010

International Congress of MathematiciansInternational Congress of Mathematicians will be held in India in Hyderabad from august 19-27, 2010. This will be for the first time that ICM will be held in India and only third time in an Asian Country. The 1990 Congress was held in Kyoto and the 2002 Congress in Beijing. First Official ..

News Today Notes: June 1, 2010

India’s First Smoke Free StateOn May 31, 2010, (World No Tobacco Day) Sikkim has become India’s First state to be declared as “Smoke Free State” in India. New DGP of Maharastra?D. Sivanandan takes charge as Maharashtra’s new Director General of Police (DGP), taking over from A.N. Roy, who was retired. New Chairman of Railway Board:Vivek ..