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Bank PO/Clerk Exams 2014: General Awareness: Weekly Study Material: July 28- August 03 2014

Aug 21, 2014 15:15 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 July-August from 28 July – 03 August 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 cancelled Certificate of Registration of six NBFCs

    Economy News

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

    • Finance Ministry approved setting up of rape crisis centres in all districts

    Sports News

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

    • Dipa Karmakar became first Indian woman gymnast to win medal in Commonwealth Games
    • Bachendri Pal conferred Bharat Gaurav by East Bengal Club
    • P Kashyap became third Indian to win Gold medal in Badminton at Commonwealth Games.
    • Vikas Gowda of Karnataka won gold medal in men's athletics

    Personalities in News

    Eminent personalities and their whereabouts come under this category.

    • Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha took over as the Chairman of COSC
    • Deputy National Security Adviser Nehchal Sandhu resigned
    • Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over as Chief of Army Staff
    • Subhash Sheoratan Mundra appointed as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India
    • Amitabh Bachchan named as Maharashtra's horticulture ambassador

    Awards and Honours

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

    • Bharathiya Mahila Bank Ltd bagged the Core Banking System Initiative Award-2014

    Books and Authors

    This section consists of updates of any new book published or any information about any author.

    • The Vijay Mallya Story written by K Giriprakash published

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

    Sports News

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

    • Jacques Kallis announced retirement from all formats of International cricket
    • Sabine Lisicki sets record of fastest serve in women's tennis
    • 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games concluded; India finished 5th with 64 medals
    • England topped the Medal Tally at 2014 Commonwealth Games

    Personalities in News

    Eminent personalities and their whereabouts come under this category.

    • Theodore Van Kirk, the last airman in US bombing of Hiroshima died
    • Guitar legend Dick Wagner died at 71

    Awards and Honours

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

    • Ramon Magsaysay Award 2014 announced
    • Royal Society honoured the geneticist Sir Alec Jeffreys with Copley Medal 2014

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