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What is Grey List and Black List of the Financial Action Task Force?

1 day ago
The The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an independent inter-governmental body. The FATF develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System from terror funding and Money Laundering activities. Those countries which don't support terror funding and money laundering are placed in the grey list.

19 most interesting facts about Nobel Prizes

Oct 15, 2019
The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious prize of the world. This prize is given in the 6 fields’ i.e, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace Prize. These prizes were commenced in 1901. The recipients of the first Nobel Prizes were given 150,782 SEK. In 2017, the Nobel laureates were awarded a prize amount of 9,000,000 SEK.

List of 25 Inspiring books written by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Oct 15, 2019
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is known as the "Missile man of India". Dr. Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October, 1931 in Tamil Nadu and died on 27 July, 2015 in Shillong. Dr. Abdul Kalam was a prominent Indian scientist and 11th President of India. Dr. Abdul Kalam had crucial role in the development of the Polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV). In this article, we are giving list of 25 books written by Dr. Abdul Kalam which will be an inspiration for us.

New Economic Policy of 1991: Objectives, Features and Impacts

Oct 14, 2019
New Economic Policy of India was launched in the year 1991 under the leadership of P. V. Narasimha Rao. This policy opened the door of the India Economy for the global exposure for the first time. In this New Economic Policy P. V. Narasimha Rao government reduced the import duties, opened reserved sector for the private players, devalued the Indian currency to increase the export. This is also known as the LPG Model of growth.

Current GK Questions and Answers on Indian Economy 2019

Oct 12, 2019
As per the observation of some exam expert, it is found that questions based on the Indian economy are always found in the different competitive exams. So we have published some interesting gk questions related to current economic events of India and world. We hope that these questions will be very useful for the exams like UPSC/ PSC/SSC/Banking/CDS etc.

13 Parameters to Compare India and China

Oct 11, 2019
India and China are the super powers of Asian Subcontinent and striving hard to capture the attention of the other economies of the world. As per the data of International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October-2018) published on March 18, 2019 the size of Chinese economy is $ 13,457.267 billion which is around 16% of the world economy while on the other hand the size of Indian Economy is around $2,689.992 billion which is around 3.17% share of the the world economy.

List of Women Empowerment Programmes/ Schemes in India

Oct 11, 2019
Women Empowerment can be defined as the process which allows women to take decisions of their own, provide fair laws and rights without gender bias, etc. No doubt the empowerment of women is Nation's empowerment. Let us read various programmes or schemes of the government that provide or facilitate women empowerment.

Schedule Tribes in India

Oct 9, 2019
As per 1951 census, 5.6% of the total population of the country was tribal. According to Census-2011, the number of scheduled tribes in India is 10, 42, 81,034. It is 8.6% of the total population of India. A total of 9, 38, 19,162 people belonging to scheduled tribes reside in rural areas whereas 1, 04, 61,872 people in urban areas. The scheduled tribes are 11.3% of the total population of rural areas and 2.8% of urban areas. There are about 550 tribes in India.

What is the New definition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises?

Oct 9, 2019
The Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are classified as per the MSME Act-2006. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are classified in two categories: Manufacturing Enterprises and Service Enterprises. Now MSMEs are defined as per the “annual turnover" instead of investment in Plant & Machinery.

PMC Bank Fraud Case: Full detail of the Bank fraud

Oct 7, 2019
Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank is a Scheduled Commercial bank situated in 6 states of the country. This bank was established on February 13, 1984 as a single branch Bank. In a span of 35 years, the Bank has a wide network of 137 branches across six states. This bank has total deposits of about Rs 11,617.34 crore.

What is e-Cigarette and why is it banned in India?

Oct 7, 2019
e-Cigarette (electronic cigarette) is a device that looks like an ordinary cigarette. The exterior of the e-cigarette is made similar to cigarettes and cigars. An electronic cigarette is a battery-powered device that converts the nicotine solution into a mist that can be inhaled into the lungs. E-cigarette does not contain tobacco.

National Register of Citizenship (NRC): All You need to know

Oct 7, 2019
National Register of Citizenship (NRC)updation is creating political havoc in the country.This NRC is being updated in the Assam and the ruling NDA government is planning to update the NRC throughout the country.Let us read this article to know full detail of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC.

List of famous slogans of Pre and post independent India

Oct 5, 2019
India got freedom from the British rule on august 15,1947.But there are many son of mother India had sacrificed their life to get this freedom. There are many slogans were thrown by our freedom fighters to awake our citizens. Some famous slogans are mentioned in this article.

List of Triple Centuries in Test Cricket: Current GK

Oct 5, 2019
Karun Nair of India is the latest triple century scorer in the world. Karun has scored his maiden triple century against England on 16 December 2016. So far there are 30 triple centuries have been scored by 26 different players. The first Test triple century was scored by Andy Sandham of England against the West Indies in 1930.

List of 10 fastest Centuries in ODIs

Oct 5, 2019
The fastest century in the ODI scored by the AB de Villiers in just 31 balls against West Indies in 2015. Till date there are 116 cricketers have scored 15 or more international centuries and 43 cricketers have scored 30 or more centuries in the all the three formats of the cricket. The first ODI century was scored by ‘Denis Amiss’ who scored 103 runs against Australia at Old Trafford in 1972.

What is RBI's Monetary Policy: Objectives & Instruments

Oct 4, 2019
The monetary policy refers to a regulatory policy whereby the central bank maintains its control over the supply of money to achieve the general economic goals. Main instruments of the monetary policy are: Cash Reserve Ratio, Statutory Liquidity Ratio, Bank Rate, Repo Rate, Reverse Repo Rate, and Open Market Operations.

What are the main functions of Reserve Bank of India?

Oct 4, 2019
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the highest monetary authority of India. RBI was established in 1935 by the RBI Act 1934. RBI works as a custodian of foreign reserve, banker’s bank, banker to the government of India and controller of credit.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Schedule, Teams and Venues

Oct 3, 2019
There are 12 ICC World Cups have been played so far. England & Wales have hosted the cricket World Cup 5 times and manage to won just one tournament so far. India has hosted the Cricket World Cup 3 times in association with three other countries but now the India will host the Cricket World Cup 2023 alone.

List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2018) Winners

Oct 3, 2019
Aamitabh bachchan is selected for the 66th Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2018. The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is India's highest award in cinema. This award is given annually at the National Films Awards. The very first recipient of this award was Devika Rani who received it in 1969 on the occasion of the 17th National Films Awards.

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2019

Oct 1, 2019
Nobel Prize award was first conferred in 1901. It is based on the fortune of Alfred Nobel who was a chemist, engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. Let us find out the list of Noble Prize Laureates who received Nobel Prize in the year 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016.

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