Current Affairs Pointer For RBI Assistant Mains 2017

Current Affairs Pointer For RBI Assistant Mains 2017


As the last lap of the race is on for RBI Assistant mains and we know current affair is going to play the major role in winning the race. The most important thing for current affair’s preparation is to know what to study... as it is practically impossible for you to read all the newspapers and magazines of months to revise current affairs without the chance of missing anything important. For preparing General Awareness you can study with the G.K. Power Capsule it is a compact solution for all your worries related to GK. And along with this we are providing you important news pointer which will defiantly help you to fetch some more marks in examination. 
  • Bill Passed by Lok Sabha to raise NABARD’s Capital to Rs. 30,000 crores
  • Life insurer PNB MetLife signed a corporate agency agreement with Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait B.S.C (BBK).
  • GOI increased budget of Agricultural Education by 47.4% this year as compared to financial year 2013-14.
  • Moody's Investors Service upgraded India's local & foreign currency issuer ratings to Baa2 from Baa3 & changed the outlook on the rating to stable from positive after a long gap of 14 years
  • FDI in India increased by 17 percent to USD 25.35 billion during April-September fiscal (2017-18).
  • ADB increased annual funding to India to up to $4 billion from existing $2.7 billion from next year
  • Bitcoin rose above the symbolic $10,000 threshold for the first time, bringing its rise for the year to date to more than 900%.
  • National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) of India signed an investment agreement worth $1 billion with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).
  • As per the NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, GDP is likely to grow at 6.9-7% this fiscal (2017-18) & 7.5% in 2018-19. It slowed to 7.1% in 2016-17.
  • An MoU was signed by CRISIL & SIDBI to launch CriSidEx, a sentiment Index for MSMEs
  • SEBI allowed Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) & Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) to raise capital by issuing debt securities. It will help attract investors to the capital-starved property sector.
  • AIIB approved USD 2 million loan (Rs. 13,000 crores) for five projects in Andhra Pradesh.
  • ADB will provide a USD 152 million to Nepal for the implementation & enhancement of its power transmission & distribution. ADB & Nepal’s Ministry of Finance signed the loan agreement in Kathmandu.
  • Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company, a joint venture between Apollo Hospitals Group, & Munich Re Group conferred with the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards in the "General Insurance Company of the Year" category
  • Ambassador of India to Switzerland- Sibi George (Replaced Smita Purushottam)
  • Karnataka’s first woman Director General & Inspector General of Police- Neelmani N. Raju(replaced Rupak Kumar Dutta).
  • CEO & MD, Infosys- Salil S. Parekh.
  • Olympic silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu recommended for the prestigious Padma Bhushan by the Sports Ministry.
  • Veteran journalist Manik Banerjee presented with the 'Life Time Achievement Award' by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).
  • Reliance Foundation was rewarded with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award. Chairperson of the foundation, Nita Ambani collected the award from President Ram Nath Kovind.
  • India re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organisation under Category B. Indian High Commissioner to the UK Y K Sinha represented India at the assembly.
  • India & Cuba signed MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector.
  • PM Modi & his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated the long-awaited direct trainservice between Kolkata & Khulna. The new train service is called Bandhan Express. 
  • Govt. notified the third protocol between India & New Zealand for avoidance of double taxation & prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
  • India re-elected as the member of the UNESCO’s executive board. The election held at the 39th session of the General Conference of the UNESCO in Paris, France.
  • India, the United States, Japan & Australia held their first official-level talks in Manila, Philippines with a focus on keeping the India-Pacific region "free & open".