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Bank PO/Clerk Exams 2014: General Awareness: Weekly Study Material: June 09- June 15 2014

Jul 15, 2014 15:53 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 01 June – 08 June 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 simplified KYC norms for opening bank account.
    • Canara Bank opened its seventh overseas branch in New York, USA.

    Corporate News

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

    • Vishal Sikka appointed as CEO of Infosys.
    • BHEL commissioned 68 MW Unit at Rampur Hydro Electric Project in Himachal Pradesh.
    • DMRC launched first Roof Top Solar Power Plant at Dwarka Sec 21 metro station.

    Economy News

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

    • Sikkim Government notified to provide 12 percent job reservation for BPL candidates.

    Sports News

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

    • Jitu Rai won Silver medal in 10m air pistol at Munich Shooting World Cup.
    • Murli Karthik announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

    Personalities in News

    • Eminent personalities and their whereabouts come under this category.
    • Sirikonda Madhusudhana Chary became first speaker of Telengana Legislative Assembly.
    • Rasik Ravindra, an Indian scientist, elected to UN Commission on Limits to Continental Shelf (UNCLCS)

    Awards and Honours

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

    • Somasundaram conferred with Bharat Ratna JRD Award for 2013.

    Books and Authors

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

    • Biography of Dilip Kumar entitled The Substance and the Shadow released.
    • The Book titled Warrior State written by T V Paul presented to Vice-President.

    World Watch ( Includes Latest happenings from the world fame from the field of 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.

    • World Bank lowered growth forecast for developing world to 4.8 percent.

    Corporate News

    • Updates of all the corporate houses of the country are covered in this category.
    • Google purchased Satellite Firm Skybox Imaging for 500 million US dollar.
    • Meiji Holdings Co Ltd of Japan acquired Medrich for 290 million dollar.

    Sports News

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

    • Gary Gilmour, former cricketer of Australia died.
    • Netherlands won the 2014 edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup.

    Personalities in News

    • Eminent personalities and their whereabouts come under this category.
    • Wang Yi, the Chinese Foreign Minister, visited India.
    • Reuvan Ruby Rivlin elected as 10th president of Israel.
    • Uganda’s Sam Kahamba Kutesa elected as President for the 69th session of UNGA.
    • Juan Manuel Santos re-elected as President of Colombia.

    Awards and Honours

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

    • Swraj Paul honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by a UK-based business association
    • Indian origin physicist Tejinder Virdee honoured knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II.

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