Bank PO|Clerk Exam 2014: General Awareness: Study Material- March 2014

General Awareness is a very integral and important section of every bank recruitment exam. Also, it is considered as one of the scoring sections.

General Awareness is a very integral and important section of every bank recruitment exam. Also, it is considered as one of the scoring sections. For preparation of this section, the candidates need to update over latest happenings of the national and International importance as well as from banking industry. has come up with General Awareness Current Study Material for helping the students in cracking General Awareness Section of all bank exams. The relevant current happenings are compiled on monthly basis under the head- India Watch. Here are the happenings from the month of March. Candidates should note that current Affairs presented in point form are not only useful for Banking Exams but also highly useful in SSC and other competitive Exams.

India Watch (Banking General Awareness- March 2014):

  • Bank of India launches Instant Money Transfer Scheme.
  • Govind Mishra, the Hindi writer selected for Saraswati Samman 2013.
  • SEBI to release FATCA compliance norms in the fiscal year 2014-15.
  • Nanda, the veteran actress died in Mumbai.
  • India wins 3rd South Asian Handball Championship title.
  • The WHO certified India as Polio Free country.
  • West Zone wins cricket’s Deodhar Trophy 2014.
  • RBI extends the timeline for full implementation of Basel III norms by 2019.
  • Indian-Origin student Gopal Rao wins UK Twitter Prize.
  • Supreme Court orders sacking of incumbent BCCI chief N Srinivasan.
  • Heena Sidhu wins silver medal in 10m Air Pistol Women Final of ISSF World Cup.
  • Zubin Mehta wins special jury award of Times Now NRI Awards 2014.
  • BHEL signed contract of 125crore rupees of hydro power in Uttarakhand.
  • NCDEX launched Bajra Future Contract.
  • Roger Federer wins Dubai International Open.
  • 12 years a Salve wins the Best Film Award at 86th Oscar Awards ceremony.
  • Arvind Bhat wins the German Open Grand Prix title.
  • Graeme Smith announces retirement from cricket.
  • Indian acid attack victim, Laxmi wins International Women of Courage Award.
  • Australia replaces India to second position in ICC Test Team rankings.
  • China announces biggest hike of 12.2 percent in defence budget.
  • India pledges to provide 4500 crore rupees Assistance Package to Bhutan.
  • Michelle Bachelet sworn-in as President of Chile for second term.
  • Tomas Halik, a priest of Czech Republic, wins Templeton Prize 2014.
  • Former Sierra Leone President, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah dies. He was 82.
  • India offers 1 billion US dollar line of credit to Bangladesh for development of trade facilities and infrastructure.
  • The world’s number two Noyak Djokovic beat Roger Federer to win the BNP Paribas Open Final in California.
  • Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai win doubles title of BNP Paribas Open 2014.
  • Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare wins audience choice award in North Carolina film festival.
  • FIH introduces 4-quarter format in Hockey.
  • Former Brazilian international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini dies.
  • Ukraine signs the Association Agreement with EU.
  • Malala and Mishab-ul-Haq conferred with Pakistan Civil Awards on Pakistan day.
  • Adolfo Suarez, the first elected Prime Minister of Spain, dies.
  • Rusi Dinshaw, Pakistan’s only Parsi cricketer died.
  • Third Nuclear Security Summit 2014 held in The Hague.
  • Shigeru Ban, Japanese architect wins the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014.
  • President Barack Obama announces NSA reform plans.
  • Sunil Gavaskar appointed as Interim President of BCCI.
  • Jens Stoltenberg appointed as Secretary General of NATO.
  • Djokovic defeats Nadal to win fourth Miami Masters crown.
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Malaysian Grand Prix.
  • Simon Santaso, Indonesian Shuttler wins Malaysia Grand Prix gold.
  • French President Hollande names Valls as new PM.

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