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Bank PO/Clerk Exams 2014: General Awareness: Weekly Study Material: July 14 – July 20 2014

Jul 25, 2014 13:09 IST

    Banking General Awareness section is the vital and significant section for any bank recruitment exam. It is considered as the scoring section as well. To crack this section, candidates need to update their current affairs of the national and international importance along with the banking industry. Keeping an eye on the latest happenings can help candidates to perform well.

    The banking experts of Jagranjosh.com team have arrived in with the General Awareness: Weekly Study Material to help the students to get a grip of the current updates weekly. The weekly section is divided into two categories- India Watch and World Watch which are further divided into many sub categories according to the news. Here are some of the happening from the month of June from 14 July – 20 July 2014.

    For better understanding and suitability for the exams, weekly events have been divided into following heads:

    India Watch (includes important updates from India related to banking, corporate, economy, sports, eminent personalities, different awards & honours and books and authors)

    Banking News

    Banking news encircles updates on various banking related organizations or agencies that are operative all over the country.

    • RBI eased the infrastructure financing norms to encourage infrastructure development.
    • RBI released Draft Guidelines for Licensing of Payments Banks and Small Banks.

    Economy News

    Economy news covers issues on budget, stock market; monetary transactions, financial demands of the country.

    • Retail inflation fell to 30-month low of 7.31 percent in June 2014.
    • SEBI barred Satyam founder Ramalinga Raju and 4 others from accessing capital markets.
    • SEBI issued draft guidelines for infrastructure investment trusts.
    • Union Government Allocated 200 crore rupees to NABARD for Setting up of Mega Food Parks
    • Delhi Budget 2014-15: Highlights

    Sports News

    Every single update of what is happening in the sports world is available in this sub-category.

    • 127th edition of Durand Cup football tournament to be held in Goa in October 2014
    • Rahul Dravid elected as member of Laureus World Sports Academy

    Personalities in News

    Eminent personalities and their whereabouts come under this category

    • Om Prakash Kohli sworn in as the Governor of Gujarat
    • B Ashok took charge as Chairman of IOC

    Awards and Honours

    Updates of announcements of different awards and honours are available in this section.

    • Environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt won the Gandhi Peace prize 2013

    World Watch (includes important updates from India related to banking, corporate, economy, sports, eminent personalities, different awards & honours and books and authors)

    Corporate News

    Updates of all the corporate houses of the country are covered in this category.

    • BRICS to create 100 billion dollar development bank and emergency reserve fund

    Economy News

    Economy news covers issues on budget, stock market; monetary transactions, financial demands of the country.

    • India and Brazil signed three agreements to strengthen the bilateral relation

    Sports News

    Every single update of what is happening in the sports world is available in this sub-category.

    • Brazil Football Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned
    • Jayawardene announced retirement from Test Cricket
    • Germany ranked number One in FIFA's world rankings
    • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg won 2014 German Grand Prix
    • Irishman Rory McIlroy won British Golf Open 2014

    Personalities in News

    Eminent personalities and their whereabouts come under this category.

    • Bashar al-Assad sworn in as President of Syria

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