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India-Saudi Arabia agreed to cooperate in hydrocarbon sector

Published on: 30-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

India-Saudi agreed to cooperate in areas of strategic reserves, petrochemical conservation, refineries and energy efficiency programmes.

Kamarajar Port to set up free trade and warehousing zone

Published on: 30-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The Kamarajar Port Ltd (KPL) on 28 October 2014 announced to set up a Free Trade and Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) on 100 acres, adjacent to its premises.

Union Government scrapped ongoing selection process of CMDs, EDs in PSBs

Published on: 28-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

The Union Finance Ministry on 27 October 2014 cancelled the current selection process for the posts of CMD and Executive Director (ED) of Public Sector Banks (PSBs)

World Bank released India Development Update

Published on: 28-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 63 people agreed

World Bank report titled, India Development Update that claims India's GDP to grow by 5.6 percent in Current Fiscal Year.

Union Government launched website for Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana

Published on: 28-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 92 people agreed

The Union Government launched a dedicated website for Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana available both in English and Hindi versions.

RBI & CBK signed MoU on Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

RBI signed a pact with the Central Bank of Kenya for Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information.

Government to import potatoes for 1st time to check rising prices

Published on: 17-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Union Government for the first time decided to import potatoes to augment domestic availability and check rising prices of the kitchen staple.

Exports increased 2.73 percent in September 2014: Union Ministry of Commerce

Published on: 16-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

India's exports increased 2.73 percent in September 2014 worth of 28.90 billion US dollar from 28.13 billion US dollar in September2014.

Switzerland to provide information on black money in time-bound manner

Published on: 16-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Switzerland agreed to examine Indian requests for banking information on a priority basis and provide requested details in a time-bound manner.

Union Finance Ministry approved 25 FDI proposals with total investment of 1546 crore rupees

Published on: 15-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Union Finance Ministry on 14 October 2014 approved 25 FDI proposals with total investment of 1546 crore rupees.

Union Finance Minister to set inflation targets for RBI

Published on: 15-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Union Finance Minister on 12 October 2014 gave the green signal for the much awaited reforms in the monetary policy framework

CPI inflation declined to 6.46 percent in September 2014

Published on: 14-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation or retail inflation of September 2014 stood at 6.46 percent as compared to the 7.3 percent in August 2014.

JP Morgan cut India 2014-15 growth forecast to 5.1 percent from 5.3 percent

Published on: 13-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

JP Morgan on 10 October 2014 cut its India GDP growth projection for 2014-15 to 5.1 percent from 5.3 percent.

Railways Revenue earnings up by over 12 percent during April 2014 - September 2014

Published on: 09-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Data released by Railway Ministry said that during April to September 2014, Railways revenue earnings have gone up by over 12 percent.

SCI Launched India-Myanmar Service

Published on: 08-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Shipping Corporation of India Limited launched India Myanmar Service (IMS) Container service.

DIPP approved 33 defence proposals

Published on: 08-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

DIPP approved 33 defence proposals, of which 19 are related to the FDI to boost the manufacturing in defence sector.

Union Commerce Ministry cancelled approvals of nine SEZs

Published on: 30-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 175 people agreed

The Union Commerce Ministry on 29 September 2014 cancelled approvals of nine special economic zones (SEZs), including that of Hindalco Industries, Essar and Adani.

UN ESCAP released Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2014

Published on: 30-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

United Nations ESCAP released Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2014.

RBI announced fourth Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2014-15

Published on: 30-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 326 people agreed

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced fourth Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement on 30 September 2014.

SEBI notified final rules for REITs and InvITs

Published on: 27-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 161 people agreed

SEBI notified final rules for setting up of the REITs Regulations 2014 and InvITs Regulations 2014.

Union Heavy Industry Ministry proposed to shut down six sick CPSE to the Union Cabinet

Published on: 26-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

Union Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises on 25 September 2014 proposed the Union Cabinet to shut down six sick CPSEs.

Public Sector Banks require 26–37 billion US dollars to meet Basel-III norms: Moody

Published on: 26-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 90 people agreed

Global rating agency Moody released a report titled Indian Banks Could Need 26-37 billion US dollar in External Capital for Basel III Compliance.

SBI, ICICI allowed kids to operate bank accounts independently

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 219 people agreed

State Bank of India (SBI) and Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) on 24 September 2014 allowed kids to operate bank accounts independently.

RBI released Gopalakrishna Committee report on Capacity Building in Banks and non-Banks

Published on: 24-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 50 people agreed

RBI released Report of the Committee headed by G Gopalakrishna on Capacity Building in banks and non-banks

AAI signed MoU with US Trade & Development Agency

Published on: 24-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

AAI on 23 September 2014 signed  a MoU agreement with the  US Trade & Development Agency for the development of Aviation Security Equipment Testing

IFC raised 100 million US dollars through Maharaja Bonds

Published on: 24-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

IFC raised 100 million US dollars from rupee bond named Maharaja Bonds.

WPI-based Inflation declined to 5-year low of 3.74 percent

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

The WPI-based inflation fell sharply to 3.74 percent in August 2014, which is five year low after October 2009, when it stood at 1.8 percent.

CCEA approved 4754 crore for power transmission scheme in Arunachal and Sikkim

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 70 people agreed

CCEA approved 4754.42 crore rupees scheme for strengthening power transmission and distribution in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim.

FICCI’s Economic Outlook Survey estimated India’s GDP growth rate at 5.6 percent in 2014-15

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 71 people agreed

FICCI’s Economic Outlook Survey estimated that GDP growth rate of India will be at 5.6 percent in 2014-15.

RBI closed six UCBs suspected of money laundering

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 78 people agreed

RBI closed down six Urban Cooperative Banks which were suspected of being used to route illegal money. RBI didn’t disclose the names of these UCBs.

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