Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI Exam and NABARD Exam


1. India and which country pledged to pursue new opportunities to bolster economic growth and sustainable development, promote peace and security? In a joint statement both countries reiterated their commitment to strengthen inclusive, democratic governance and respect for universal human rights recently?

2. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore congratulated which of the following Radio channel on completion of 80 years?
Vividh Bharati
Radio Mirchi
FM Gold
All India Radio
None of the above

3. Which of the following government has launched a smartphone app that would alert users for possible terror attacks and provide them information on how to stay safe?

4. The World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has slashed its 2016 growth forecast by 0.5 per cent to how much per cent and said it is critically important for governments to pursue policies that boos economic growth and improve the livelihood of those living in extreme poverty.
7.1 Per cent
2.4 Per cent
3.7 Per cent
4.9 Per cent
None of the above

5. Which of the following Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd (a subsidiary of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd) to help farmers associated with the latter to avail of finance against receivables due from the company?
State Bank of India
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Punjab National Bank
Axis Bank

6. India and which country have joined hands to start an observational campaign from June 8 to July end to better understand small-scale processes that drive monsoon variability and predictability recently?
United Kingdom

7. Global e-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it will step up investments in India by pumping in another $3 billion in the country. Who is the CEO of Amazon?
Satya Nadella
Ginni Rometty
Jeff Bezos
Kunal Bahl
None of the above None of the above

8. The Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women' in the world list 2016 is topped by ____________. Forbes’ world’s 100 most powerful women includes the women who are building billion-dollar brands and calling the shots in the financial markets.
Chanda Kochhar
Kiran Mazumdar
Shobhana Bhartia
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Angela Merkel

9. Name the Chess Grandmaster who has passed away recently in Wohlen, Switzerland?
Jacob Aagaard
Hasan Abbasifar
Varuzhan Akobian
Victor Korchnoi
None of the above

10. Name the bilateral air exercise, the second in the series between the Indian Air Force(IAF) and the United Arab Emirates Air Force(UAE AF), concluded at the Al Dhafra Air Base in the UAE.
Desert Eagle II
None of the above