CURRENT AFFAIRS

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Candidates preparing CURRENT AFFAIRS for IBPS PO/SBI PO/ SSC CGL, LIC ADO exam, RBI Assistant exam, IBPS Bank Clerk/PO, Uttarakhand District Cooperative Bank (DCB), Bank Clerk/ P.O, SSC , Railway, UPSC, state level competitive exams must regularly go through the current affairs at least on weekly basis as it forms major portion in Bank clerical/ probationary officer exams and also a good number of questions are generally being asked from current affairs section in other exams mentioned above.

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CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Who won 2017 Abel Prize for development of mathematical theory of wavelets? Yves Meyer won, France
  2. Which bank has been awarded as Best Small Bankfor 2016 by Business Today? Karur Vysya Bank
  3. Which Airport has been voted as World’s Best Airport by air travellers at 2017 World Airport Awards for 5th consecutive year? Singapore ‘s Changi  Airport
  4. Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed ……………… million loan with India for improving 1,500 kilometers of major district roads in Madhya Pradesh ? $350
  5. Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved demerger of Reliance Communications wireless division into?  Aircel and Dishnet Wireless Ltd
  6. Finance Ministry lowered interest rates on all small saving schemes by 1 % for April-June 2017 – 18 quarters.

Interest rates of various schemes are –

  • Public provident fund (PPF) – 7.9 %
  • National Savings Certificate (NSC) – 7.9 %
  • Kisan Vikas Patra – 7.6 %
  • Sukanya Samriddhi Account – 8.4 %
  • Senior Citizens Savings Scheme – 8.4 %
  • Term deposits of 1-5 years – 6.9 – 7.7 %
  • 5-year recurring deposit has been pegged lower at 7.2%.
  1. Central Government increased authorized capital of NABARD from Rs. 5,000 crore to Rs. 30,000 crores
  2. Government approved establishing Fund of Funds of Start-ups (FFS) with total corpus of? Rs 10000 crores
  3. India signd USD 100 Million loan agreement with………………. for Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project? World Bank
  4. RBI proposed to fix upper limit for Pre-paid Payment Instruments (PPIs) at Rs …………………..in view of growing usage of PPIs for a purchase of goods and services? 1 lakh
  5. Who is the author of the Book “Numbers Do Lie”? Akash Chopra, Former Indian cricketer
  6. “My Story” is the autobiography of which cricket player? Michael Clarke
  7. Which city will host 2017 Men’s Hockey World League final and 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup? Bhubaneswar
  8. Who became the first Indian batsman to face 500 balls in a Test Innings, surpassing Rahul Dravid’s previous best of 495 balls? Cheteshwar Pujara
  9. Who has been appointed as official ambassador of Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 to be held in June 2017 at England and Wales? Sachin Tendulkar
  10. Which state won Deodhar Trophy and Vijay Hazare cricket Trophy? Tamil Nadu

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