Tuesday, 29 October 2013

DAILY GK UPDATE - 29 TH OCT !

1.    RBI hikes Repo Rate by 0.25 percent
i. Along expected lines, the Reserve Bank of India Governor hiked the repo rate by 25 basis points in the October monetary policy review today.

ii. The repo rate is now at 7.75 per cent. He had also raised it by 25 bps in the mid-quarter review in September.
Note: Repo rate is the rate at which banks borrow short term funds from RBI.
iii. Inflation has been on the upswing during the past few months. Wholesale price index (WPI) inflation touched 6.46 per cent in September while consumer price index inflation was at 9.84 per cent. Both these measures have been way beyond the comfort level of the RBI.
MSF rate cut by 25 bps
i. The Governor has also cut the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate by 25 bps to 8.75 per cent.
ii. The corridor between the repo rate and the MSF rate is now back to 100 bps signaling the return to normalcy in currency markets.
Note: The MSF is an emergency window that banks borrow from when faced with a funds crunch.
Holds CRR
i. The RBI has kept cash reserve ratio (CRR) unchanged at 4.0 per cent of deposits and increased the liquidity provided through term repos of 7-day and 14-day tenor from 0.25 per cent of deposits of the banking system to 0.5 per cent with immediate effect.

Five pillars of building growth
The Reserve Bank also said that its developmental measures over the next few quarters will be built on five pillars. These are:
i. Clarifying and strengthening the monetary policy framework
ii. Strengthening banking structure through new entry, branch expansion, encouraging new varieties of banks, and moving foreign banks into better regulated organisational forms.
iii. Broadening and deepening financial markets and increasing their liquidity and resilience so that they can help absorb the risks entailed in financing India’s growth.
iv. Expanding access to finance to small and medium enterprises, the unorganised sector, the poor, and remote and underserved areas of the country through measures to foster financial inclusion.
v. Improving the system’s ability to deal with corporate distress and financial institution distress by strengthening real and financial restructuring as well as debt recovery.


Current Rates:
1. Repo Rate – 7.75%
2. Reverse Repo Rate – 6.75%
3. CRR – 4%
4.SLR – 23%
5. Bank Rate – 8.75%
6. MSF – 8.75%

Important Points:
1. Limit of banks against their cash positions or NDTL to 0.5 per cent for both 7-day and 14-day repos
2. The Reserve Bank on Tuesday scaled down the growth forecast for current fiscal to 5 per cent from the earlier projection of 5.5 per cent.
3. The World Bank slashed India’s economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 4.7 per cent from an earlier projection of 6.1 per cent
4. IMF projected an average growth rate of about 3.75 per cent for India in 2013-14.

2.    P.S. Raghavan appointed as the next Russian Ambassador
i. P.S. Raghvan was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Russia on 28 October 2013.
ii. At present, Raghvan, the IFS of 1979 batch is serving as the current Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
iii. He will succeed Ajai Malhotra, who will retire on 30 November 2013. 

3.    Ashok Amritraj gets Soul of India award
i. Tennis player-producer Ashok Amritraj, who has produced 109 Hollywood films, was presented with the 'Soul of India Award' for his outstanding achievements in the film industry.
ii. Leading NRI industrialist Dr Rami Ranger presented the award to the 57-year-old producer at the Indian Journalists Association's Diwali Dinner held at the Bombay Palace here last night.
iii. Mrs Paul, wife of Dr Virendra Paul, formally launched Amritraj's book 'Advantage Hollywood' on the occasion. 
iv. Amritraj has produced 109 Hollywood films. His hits, starting with 'Double Impact' in 1991, have included 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance', 'Bandits', 'Machete and Premonition'.
v. The latest, 'Life of Crime', starring Jennifer Aniston and Tim Robbins, closed the Toronto Film Festival and opened the one in Abu Dhabi on October 24.
vi. In addition to his work in the entertainment business, Amritraj spends much of his time on his philanthropic endeavours. He lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and two children.

4.    India and Peru Signed MoUs to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation
i. India and Peru signed 4 documents/Mous on during the official visit of the Vice President of India, Mohammad Hamid Ansari to Peru on 29 October 2013.
ii. The Vice President of India visited Peru to celebrate the 50th year of establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
iii. India and Peru signed documents in the field of education, defence cooperation, in the fields of Museum Development, Conversation of Movable Cultural Property and Dissemination and Promotion of Cultural Heritage.
iv. The Vice President of India held detailed discussions with the President of the Republic of Peru, Ollanta Humala Tasso and the first Vice President of Peru, Marisol Espinoza and the Minister of Foreign Affairsof Peru, Ms. Eda Rivas Franchini.

5.    Government of India Decided to Appoint Arup Raha as Chief of the Indian Air Force
i. The Government of India on 29 October 2013 decided to appoint Air Marshal Arup Raha as the next Chief of the Air Staff. 
ii. He will take the charge after the retirement of present Chief of the Air Staff NAK Browne on 31 December 2013.
iii. Air Marshal Arup Raha is presently the Vice Chief of Air Staff.

About Air Marshal Arup Raha
i. Arup Raha was commissioned into the IAF on 14 December 1974 in the Fighter Stream of the Flying Branch. During a career spanning over nearly 39 years, he has held various command, staff and instructional appointments. 
ii. He has served as Air Attache at the Embassy of India, Ukraine. Besides various technical courses, Air Marshal Raha has done National Defence College, Staff College, Strategic Nuclear Orientation Course and Junior Commanders’ Course. 
iii. He has commanded Central Air Command and Western Air Command. He is one of the Honorary ADCs to the Supreme Commander.

6.    Panel set up to study division of assets between Telangana, AP
i. The Centre has constituted a high-level committee headed by former CRPF Chief, K Vijay Kumar, to look at the division of assets and the administrative framework which would be required when Telangana is created upon bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
ii. The committee, which will visit Hyderabad tomorrow, will interact with professionals, State Government officials and government bodies before preparing its report.
iii. It will also look at various options regarding the division of assets between the new state of Telangana and the residuary one of Andhra Pradesh, official sources said.
iv. The said GoM, which has met twice, has already held detailed discussions regarding the sharing of river waters, power, distribution of assets and demarcation of boundaries.
v. It will also look into the legal and administrative measures required to ensure that both the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governments can function efficiently from Hyderabad as their common capital for 10 years.


7.    With $21 b, Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes list of India's richest once again
i. With a networth of $21 billion, Mukesh Ambani has retained his title as India’s wealthiest for the sixth year in a row, while the country’s 100 richest persons saw their collective wealth grow by a modest 3 per cent in a year.
ii. NRI steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal ($16 billion) also continues to hold the second position, while Sun Pharma’s Dilip Shanghvi has jumped to third place with a 50 per cent surge in his wealth to $13.9 billion, pushing IT czar Azim Premji to fourth place ($13.8 billion).
iii. According to the US-based business magazine Forbes’ annual list of India’s 100 richest, released today, their total wealth grew by a modest 3 per cent from a year ago to $259 billion.
iv. According to the US-based business magazine Forbes’ annual list of India’s 100 richest, released today, their total wealth grew by a modest 3 per cent from a year ago to $259 billion.

8.    India' s richest woman is new Haryana Minister
i. The country’s richest woman, Savitri Jindal, was Tuesday inducted as a minister in the Haryana cabinet by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
ii. This is the second time that she has become a minister in the Hooda government. She was earlier a minister of state in the 2005-09 Hooda government.
iii. Ms. Jindal is a legislator from the ruling Congress from Hisar assembly constituency and is the mother of industrial tycoon and high-profile parliament member Naveen Jindal (Lok Sabha member from Kurukshetra).
iv. She was listed by a leading business publication as the country’s richest woman as she lords over a multi-billion rupee steel and power sector empire and is the chairperson of the Jindal Group.
v. Her name also figures in the Top-100 richest people in the world.

9.    Priyanka Chopra, the Bollywood Actress Became the Global Brand Ambassador of Guess
i. Priyanka Chopra, the Bollywood actress became the global brand ambassador of American fashion brand Guess in the last week of October 2013.
ii. She will endorse the brand from 2014. With this, Priyanka Chopra, who started her filmy career with the Tamil film Thamizhan, joined the league of Paris Hilton, Drew Barrymore and Claudia Schiffer as the brand ambassadors of Guess. 
iii. ryan Adams, Canadian rock star and a photographer also shot the first campaign of Priyanka Chopra for Guess in its signature black and white collection. This will be released in November 2013. 
iv. Only other Indian actors who have been signed by the global brands as international brand ambassadors include Shahrukh Khan for Tag Heuer and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for L'Oreal.

10.  IOC (Indian Oil Corporation) won the 48th Bombay Gold Cup
i. Indian Oil Corporation on 27 October 2013 defeated Air India 5-3 to win the 48th Bombay Gold Cup hockey tournament at the MHA stadium, Mumbai.
ii. Indian Oil Corporation and Air India the teams were level at 2-all till the end of first half. Arman Qureshi scored the first goal for Air India to put AI 1-0 up in the 23rd minute which was neutralised V Raghunath of IOC, scored a goal in the 26th through a penalty corner.
iii. Prabodh Tirkey scored the second goal for Air India and put it 2-1 ahead in the 33rd minute. IOC bounced back and equalised when Deepak Thakur scored for the team in the last minute of the first half.
iv. Sunil was given the man of the tournament award and received a cheque for 5000 rupees from newly appointed chief national coach Terry Walsh at the end of the tournament.

11.  Rajendra Yadav, the Noted Hindi Writer Passed Away at 84
i. Rajendra Yadav, the noted Hindi writer passed away on 28 October 2013 at Mayur Vihar, Delhi because of prolonged illness. He was 84 years old. 
ii. He was a pioneer of Hindi literary movement known as Nayi Kahani in the 60s. 
iii. He re-launched Munshi Premchand's magazine HANS, which he himself had been editing since 1986.
iv. Pret Bolte Hain was his first novel and it was published in the year 1951. This was the first Hindi novel to try to shock orthodox Indian cultural traditions.
v. Pret Bolte Hain written by Rajendra Yadav was adapted into the movie of the same title, Sara Akash, by Basu Chatterjee in 1969.


12.  Vijay Soni a noted Painter and theatre personality dead
i. Vijay Soni, a noted painter and theatre personality died on 27 October 2013 in New Delhi.
ii. The 76 year old Vijay Soni was battling with Parkinson disease for past 12 years. He is survived by his wife Aanita Soni, two daughters and three grandsons. 
iii. Vijay Soni travelled for studying the innovative methods of theatre to America and Europe in 1960s and beginning of 1970s. 
iv. He polished his skill as a theatre director while he was at the Bread and Puppet Theatre, Odin Theatre in Stockholm and the Theatre Laboratory of Jerzy Grotowski at Wroclaw 

13.  Lou Reed, the Renowned Rocker and Solo Performer, Passed Away at 71
i. Lou Reed, the poet of rock ‘n’ roll, passed away on 27 October 2013 at Southampton, New York, United States.
ii. He was 71 years old. He died because of an illness associated to liver transplant which took place recently. 
iii. He remained a crucial solo performer for various years. He started off with his solo career in the year 1972. 
iv. Lou Reed was known popularly for his unique deadpan voice, poetic lyrics as well as for pioneering and coining the term called Ostrich Guitar Tuning.


73 comments:

Anonymous said...

Aaj delhi noida flyover pe muze aaj tak ki news anchor peenaz tyagi dikhi, kitni cute aur khubsurat lag rahi thi

Anonymous said...

Pakad leta usey le ata apney ghar saaleyyyyy

Anonymous said...

Muze bhi wo bahot acchi lagti hai yar, muze usase shadi karni hai

Anonymous said...

tujhy har din koi na koi mil rha kya baat hai ..

kamine aaj mere ghar par sara khan aur ragini khanna aayi hui hai ..

majy le rha hoon.. tu bta kya plan hai ..

Anonymous said...

Muze bhi usi se shadi karni hai

Anonymous said...

Kya kya kar raha hai unke sath? ??

Anonymous said...

SIR GK CLERK CAPSULES FOR IBPS_CLERK ||| KAB PUBLISH HOGA???

Anonymous said...

aise comment pdkr ,kbhi kbhi apne aap pr shrm aati ki kaise kaise log competion mei hote hn exam k or unse compete krna pdta h, although these typ of guys stand nowhr in the competition but fir b bda ajeeb lgta h ki aise log b competion mei aate hn...............inlogon ka koi kaam nhi hota bs po ya clrk k no. of applicants increase ho jate hn........inn idiots ki vjh se.......... its a platform for students to learn n gain knowledge and share their views bt aise cheap log ye nhi smjhte...........

Anonymous said...

Muze sara khan aur hina khan se shadi karni hai-
anup shastri trivedi

Anonymous said...

Chup be chutiye mera selection uiic ao me kab ka ho chuka hai, tu apna dekh vella kahi kaa, khud kisi kam ka nahi, chullu bhar pani me dub mar

Anonymous said...

thanks admin for gk update

ASHUTOSH SRIVASTAVA said...

RBI ASSISTANT FINAL RESULT DECLARED

Anonymous said...

aise aise logon ka b selection ho jata h, jinko ye nhi pta ki public platform pr kaise baat krte hn.....or kya likhte hn........ girls b platform pr news dekhti hn or tum log non sense likhte rehte ho....... bhai itna ghmand mt kr , agr uiic mei ho gya h toh.......jis trah tu baat kr ra h or non sense likh ra h, jada tym ka mehmaan ni h tu uiic mei.......... kuch ni ho skta bhai tera....... tum jaise log agr ek jgah glti se selection ho jata h toh udne lgte ho...or kbhi aage bdne ki nhi sochte ho........bhai tu agr reh b gya iss uiic mei lmbe smay tk .....toh b tu issi jgh pr reh jaega or duniya aage nikl jaegi...............vaise by d way ho kaise gya tujh jaise ill mannered ka selection.........god knows kya hoga uiic ka........tc.........no furthr comment or reply from my side........tum jaise ill mannered toh baat krne mei vaise hi expert hote hn.......tum jaise logon mei or rah chlti bhngi mei koi frk ni hota..........

Anonymous said...

aise aise logon ka b selection ho jata h, jinko ye nhi pta ki public platform pr kaise baat krte hn.....or kya likhte hn........ girls b platform pr news dekhti hn or tum log non sense likhte rehte ho....... bhai itna ghmand mt kr , agr uiic mei ho gya h toh.......jis trah tu baat kr ra h or non sense likh ra h, jada tym ka mehmaan ni h tu uiic mei.......... kuch ni ho skta bhai tera....... tum jaise log agr ek jgah glti se selection ho jata h toh udne lgte ho...or kbhi aage bdne ki nhi sochte ho........bhai tu agr reh b gya iss uiic mei lmbe smay tk .....toh b tu issi jgh pr reh jaega or duniya aage nikl jaegi...............vaise by d way ho kaise gya tujh jaise ill mannered ka selection.........god knows kya hoga uiic ka........tc.........no furthr comment or reply from my side........tum jaise ill mannered toh baat krne mei vaise hi expert hote hn.......tum jaise logon mei or rah chlti bhngi mei koi frk ni hota..........

Anonymous said...

@ anon .. 07 :47

Idiot , bhus ..waly tery pass wo nahi hai kya ?? tu shadi nahi karega kya ??

ham apni favourite actress se sadhi nahi kar sakty kya ??

kaminy edar udar ki website par rangin dunia dekh le warna khada nahi payega seedha .... matlab kaam k bhoj se kamar seedhi nahi ho payegi ..

so dekh le ankhoon me ankhy daal dekh le ...

Anonymous said...

Sbi pre marks 165, lic aao marks 232, uiic 144, rbi grd b133. Final selection uiic, and i future rbi, waise upar k khaarab coment maine nahi likhe. Tu vella hi rahega

sona said...

please dont post unused comments in this site..
keep in mind that this site is helping lot of
people.. there may be some other sites to post
such comments.. dont disturb other people.. my
humble to request to such pepple.. think pnce
when u r posting un used comments.. sorry
friends not to hurt u..

k said...

CUT OFF DECLARED & MARKS TODAY MIDNIGHT ONWARDS

sona said...

if u people got selected let others also settle in their lifes..

sona said...

if u people got selected let others also settle in their lifes..

Anonymous said...

kuch samaj nahi aa rha hai ..

kaisy khahu wo ..... baat aaj ghar par rukny ki ..

kal ho na ho ... aaj to hai hi mery pass

kuch tips de yaar

Anonymous said...

Im out.. feeling sad

Anonymous said...

Sir please provide capsule for sbi clerks

Anonymous said...

tujhy sbi ki bhut jaldi ibps 3 clerk nahi de rha kya

Anonymous said...

kvb po results are out
All the best guys 4u
i m nt selected

Anonymous said...

sala tum log ko har din koi na koi mila jate hai , salat tumara koi kam nehi hai kya , sala public website per ishe tara kar comment mareta ho. stupid fellow , ek bar sala samne aa phir dekhta ho , sala ek maronga ,khabhi ishe tara ka comment nehi lekhoga . chutiya , sala ghar me maa or behen nehi hai kiya , sala tu ne maa se pehda hua hai or kise aur se.

Anonymous said...

I am also not selected for KVB PO :(

Anonymous said...

http://ibpsresults.sifyitest.com/rbiassresoct13/login.php?appid=nlkahfsflkasdad
(The link will become active at midnight of October 29 and 30, 2013)
u can see ur rbi marks at this link......

Anonymous said...

rbi link activated knp & lko cutoff 142 mine 139(gen) hard luck reas- 32
maths- 26
eng-28
ga-26
cmp-27

Anonymous said...

Plz admin try to remove those comments containing slang words and unnecessary topics from this wb site .

Anonymous said...

chal ve fuddu

Anonymous said...

2900100041 2920700641 2960501332 2970707533 2980100303 2980101022 2980104946 2980108295 2980109411 2980113718 2980501642 2980501660 2980515253 2980517490 2980517528 2980700479 2980703155 2980713238 3001500525 3030700590 3090701143 3090701467 3090901827 3100500978 3100700214

kanpur & lko

Anonymous said...

ibps ke exam ke prepration ke liye ga section me kaun kaun si scheme important hai..............

Anonymous said...

wats hapng here...

Anonymous said...

rbi assistant resul out..all the best bhai log

ChetaN said...

RBI ASSISTANT Final selection list
http://rbidocs.rbi.org.in/rdocs/content/PDFs/RESULT291013.pdf

I am not in,
All The Best Every1 !!!

Anonymous said...

Rbi mark out.i got 123 in obs 4m bbsr.bad luck.

Anonymous said...

hello bhai chetan............. this is vijay.......... bhai kitne aaye tumhare total aftr intrvw and kitne pr selection hua h?

reply bhai w8ing

Anonymous said...

Not obs.its obc.ok alright.bad luck 4 only 4 marks.

Anonymous said...

bhai uiic ka marks kaise pata chalega?for those who r n't selected..

ChetaN said...

Hello Vijay,
dont know bout total, i just know my name is not in final selection list, n cutoff in my zone is jointly maxm 142.
i tried all reg no. / roll no and pswrd / dob combinations but its saying "Your Login Credentials Are Wrong or Invalid!"

any1 tell through wch details u got ur score ?

Anonymous said...

hi chetan..
from bhubaneswar... got thru.. but when i enter my details in that ibps sify site.. same login invalid dikha raha hai.. looks like its a startup issue.. which will be resolved soon.. anyways who cares about marks. now that roll number is in final list..
Thanks

ChetaN said...

^^^
congratz buddy, hv fun,
score dosnt matter for u now :)
at time of results, this sify site always show invalid login for some time...

Anonymous said...

Thanks...
aisa kya... damn the sify website.. i have appeared for IBPS po also.. expecting a gud score.. koi acha bank milega to phir RBI chodne ki sochenge... also fingers crossed for SSC CGL... but it's result takes lot of time..

Anonymous said...

Sale sbi 165....or fir bhi Tera selection nahi Hua.....chutya sala..tera roll number de be mere pass sab download number & marks he dekh ne to de Teri aukat....sapneme dekga he kya RBI...fekane Ki bhi had hoti he....tuze agar 165 mil hate na to Tu SBI me rehta....samja...kyo Ki mera score 157 he aur l m in SBI...CHUTIYA SALA RBI JA RAHA HE.

SHASHANK MISHRA said...

I have got 141 in rbi online exam from kanpur and lucknow.Bad luck friends.Short by 1 mark

ChetaN said...

It has No comparison with po of any bank, on day of my intrvw, 2 people working as sbi po were come for its intervw, , wid gud post in ssc u may think once, bt leaving it fr bank po is nvr a gud option

ChetaN said...

Really bad luck, it shows importance of single marks these exams, ,,, entering wch details gave u ur score ??

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the insight chetan.. i will think a 100 times before any decision.. i am a postgraduate.. so wanted to do some justice to my PG degree and previous work- ex.. still not able to log into sify.. god knows.. what is the matter.. can selected candidates not see their marks.?

SHASHANK MISHRA said...

By entering my roll no.and date of birth

Anonymous said...

Shashank bhai aapka lic written bhi clear hua tha naa? ??

Anonymous said...

Shashank bhai aapka lic aao writen bhi clear hua tha na

Anonymous said...

they have removed the RBI assistants results from the website as on 08-00 am on 30th oct 2013.. what the hell.. what to do now,,,
may be because of the sify error...

Anonymous said...

aaj maine subah subah apni gf ko yaad karke 4 baar mutthi mari..,

Anonymous said...

http://rbi.org.in/scripts/resultsnew.aspx

here we can see that they had declared the results but then again... taken it off from their website..

Anonymous said...

RRBs ka result kab aayega

Anonymous said...

yrrrr rbi ki site se marks hata diye kyuuuuu?????????

Anonymous said...

no , there is result ,,,, not removed,,,,i seen my result at 10 -35 am on 30/10/13 use belove mentioned link ,,just do copy pest,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,http://ibpsresults.sifyitest.com/rbiassresoct13/login.php?appid=nlkahfsflkasdad

Anonymous said...

bhai link bata do...

Anonymous said...

RBI Assistants Final (Online Test and Interview) Results are Out:
*********************************************

Check ur RBI assistant marks here:

http://ibpsresults.sifyitest.com/rbiassresoct13/login.php?appid=nlkahfsflkasdad

Anonymous said...

hi guys , is there any upcoming notification of SBI

Anonymous said...

no at present

Anonymous said...

can u please tell me the cut off for general in new delhi..

Anonymous said...

I can't get my score saying some credential login failed how to get my score

Anonymous said...

I cant get my score saying come credential login failed how to get my score. Plz help

Anonymous said...

abhi aaya nahi hai.. they are fixing the sifyibps thing... phir aajayega.. those who saw their names yesterday in PDF file need not worry... it would be the same :)
Source: RBI office employee

Anonymous said...

cleared all sectional cut off, but fell short of 3 marks :(
so disappointed...

SHASHANK MISHRA said...

Haan boss,par final selection mein 1 marks se ruk gaya par rbi grade b phase 1 clear ho gaya hai or phase 2 ki taiyari chal rahi hai

Anonymous said...

Ye sab wo log hai jinka po exam ho chuka hai . or abhi zijaka hona baki hai unka time waste kar rahe hai.. dont ready these foolish comments

Anonymous said...

First comment of this post..

Ye sab wo log hai jinka po exam ho chuka hai . or abhi zijaka hona baki hai unka time waste kar rahe hai.. dont ready these foolish comments

Anonymous said...

Wht z repo rate ??????

Anonymous said...

pls rrb result declared as soon

Anonymous said...

sir pls ibps clerk k liye capsule provide kre
exam k prepration k liye helpful hoga

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