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SEBI de-recognised Delhi Stock Exchange

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The order of de-recognition will be applicable with immediate effects.

OECD raised India growth forecast to 6.6 percent for 2015-16

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

OECD maintained that to achieve 6.6 percent growth, India needs to revive manufacturing activities.

IREDA and US Exim Bank Signed MoU on cooperation on clean energy investment

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd ( IREDA) and US Exim Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with respect to cooperation on clean energy investment.

Exports declined by 5 percent to 7-month low of 26 billion US dollars in October 2014

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Merchandise exports declined by 5 percent to 7-month low of 26 billion US dollars in October 2014 resulting into widening of trade deficit to 13.3 billion US dollars in October 2014.

Union Government constituted IMC for smooth allocation of cancelled coal blocks

Published on: 13-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Union Coal Ministry constituted high-level inter-ministerial committee to ensure smooth allocation of 204 cancelled coal blocks.

IFC arm of World Bank issued 10billion rupee Masala bond to fund infrastructure development

Published on: 12-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

International Finance Corp (IFC) on 11 November 2014 issued 10 billion rupee Masala bond to fund infrastructure development.

RBI tightened NBFC norms by requiring them to have stronger capital base

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

RBI issued the revised Regulatory Framework for NBFCs, by requiring them to have a much stronger capital base.

Union Ministry of MSME and ILO signed MoU to support the Make in India Initiative

Published on: 05-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 50 people agreed

The Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and the International Labour Organization on 3 November 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

S&P downgraded credit rating of Indian Overseas Bank to speculative grade

Published on: 04-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Global rating agency Standard & Poor on 3 November 2014 lowered credit rating of state-owned Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) to speculative grade.

Union Cabinet approved proposal to amend FDI policy in construction and real estate sector

Published on: 01-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Union Cabinet approved proposal to amend Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy in construction and real estate sectors.

India-Saudi Arabia agreed to cooperate in hydrocarbon sector

Published on: 30-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 47 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: 24 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: 48 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: 118 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: 169 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: 73 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: 33 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: 30 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: 29 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: 67 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: 46 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: 56 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: 32 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: 20 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: 33 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: 34 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: 190 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: 36 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: 347 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: 173 people agreed

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

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