GK Power Capsule (The Hindu Review): July 2014

Dear readers, please find below the GK & Current Affairs Power Capsule for the month of July 2014. This capsule has been prepared by Career Power Institute, Delhi keeping in mind the upcoming exams.




The capsule consists of all major news and events covered in The Hindu Newspaper last months and should be a very useful for the upcoming Bank and SSC Exams.


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627 comments:

  1. Thanks alot Maam..

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  2. thanks mam

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  3. Thank You mam ..:)

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  4. Chandrasekhar Rao5 August 2014 at 09:45

    thanx a lot shruti mam

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  5. Thanks You Bankers Adda.. you guys are just amazing..

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  6. @Shurti mam plz help me...

    i want to know that i have applied for RBI assistant from jaipur region..if i don't get jaipur region after qualifying exam then can they allotted me any other different region??

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  7. No dear, you won't be allotted!!

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  8. thnx mam and BA too!! thnx alot

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  9. Mam can u plz ans this question ..

    From which state the no of ministers r highest in modi's cabinet ?

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  10. BA Bhakt (aka Devotee of BA)5 August 2014 at 10:06

    I think Maharashtra

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  11. Mam, hw to prepare general awrnes for rbi asistant exam? Curent afairs z enuf?

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  12. Well, we haven't provided it in our syllabus. But it seems illogical, don't you think?

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  13. THANKS A LOT FOR UR JULY CAPSULE MAM,..IT WILL BE VERY USEFUL FOR COMING SBI CLERK EXAMS AND FOR US

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  14. mam do they ask history geo and gs also in BOB manipal... i read it somewhere in the review of BOB manipal for 2012....

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  15. We are sorry but we are not providing it in Hindi!!

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  16. No, Banking and economics also plays a key role in RBI Assistant!!

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  17. Gm...shruti mam

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  18. Gud mng madam my sbi cleark exam on 24 aug mam wil. Please provide capsule 2 for spi cleabrk madam.

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  19. Plzz provide Banking Awareness capsule for RRB SO clerical AND IBPS PO...

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  20. Hello friends
    I had applied for ibps po and I ha paid the fee in bank of India..at 2-8-14...but till now I didn't got any message that application fees has been received...please give some suggestions ....

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  21. Good Morning Shruti Mam..Thanks for the GK capsule..
    Mam Do you have any idea about date of second list of PO-3 ??

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  22. Shruti Mam,
    Please provide Notes of Banking awareness for RRB SO, CLERICAL and IBPS PO...

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  23. Good Morning Ma'am...
    Thanks alot..:)

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  24. Avishek Sen Sarma5 August 2014 at 10:15

    20TH COMMONWEALTH GAME-2014 :-

    HOST CITY : Glasgow, Scotland
    MOTTO : People, Place, Passion
    MASCOT : Clyde
    NATIONS PARTICIPATING : 71 Commonwealth Teams
    EVENTS : 261 in 18 sports
    OFFICIALLY OPENED BY : Elizabeth II

    TOP 5 COUNTRIES IN MEDAL TABLES :-

    RANK-COUNTRY-GOLD-SILVER-BRONZE
    1 - England [ENG] - 58 - 59 - 57 - 174
    2 - Australia [AUS] - 49 - 42 - 46 - 137
    3 - Canada [CAN] - 32 - 16 - 34 - 82
    4 - Scotland [SCO] - 19 - 15 - 19 - 53
    5 - India [IND] - 15 - 30 - 19 - 64

    INDIA AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAME 2014 :-

    * Competitors : 215 in 14 sports
    * Flag bearer : Opening: Vijay Kuma
    * Flag bearer : Closing : Seema Punia

    ** Weightlifters Sukhen, Sanjita win first Gold medals for India in CWG-2014

    ** Vikas Gowda won a gold in the Men's Discus throw event, thus winning
    the first gold medal for India in men's athletics in 56 years.
    **
    Kashyap Parupalli won a gold in Badminton Men's Singles, becoming the
    first Indian male shuttler in 32 years to win a gold medal in the
    singles event at the Commonwealth Games.

    GOLD MEDALISTS :-

    * Yogeshwar Dutt: Men's wrestling, 65 kg freestyle
    * Babita Kumari: Women's wrestling, 55 kg freestyle
    * Vikas Gowda: Men's discus throw
    * Sushil Kumar: Men's wrestling, 75kg
    * Amit Kumar: Men's wrestling, 57kg
    * Vinesh Phogat: Women's wrestling, 48kg
    * Jitu Rai: Men's shooting, 50 m Pistol.
    * Satish Sivalingam: Men's weightlifting, 77 kg
    * Apurvi Chandela: Women's shooting, 10 m Air Rifle
    * Rahi Sarnobat: Women's shooting, 25 m Pistol.
    * Abhinav Bindra: Men's 10m Air Rifle
    * K Sanjita Chanu: Women's weightlifting 48 kg.
    * Sukhen Dey: Men's weightlifting 56 kg category
    * Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa: Women's squash
    * Parupalli Kashyap: Men's Badminton

    NOTE IT DOWN IN UR MIND.....VERY-VERY IMPORTANT FOR UPCOMING EXAMS.......

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  25. Dear sir pls send monthly back capsule in Hindi version also
    Thanks

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  26. You will receive but after some time. Have patience!!

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  27. yes it seems mam... thts why i asked it.. it makes no sense of asking history and GS in a banking exam.

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  28. shruti mam good mrng...
    mam RBI Assistant ke previous year paper aur financial awareness download nahi ho rahe ...link not working proparly...

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  29. thnku mam..:)

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  30. thanks alot..i wz abt to tell shruti ma'am abt dis..n saw ur post...:) :)

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  31. plz upload diagram

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  32. Thanks madam...

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  33. good morning shruti mam.. Thanks BA.. Have a nice day.. tc mam..

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  34. okk thanks mam
    first time you replied to this query of mine :P :P

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  35. there are not 18 sports....

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  36. i guess there were 17 sports..kindly check it

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  37. Ba gk capsule is sufficeint.........!!

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  38. @Shruti mam below link is not working...


    http://http//www.bankersadda.com/2014/07/rbi-grade-b-last-year-questions.html

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  39. thanks brother

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  40. will you plz send me ibps po 2013 question papers

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  41. ANYBODY WHO CAN SOLVE THIS WITH SIMPLE STEPS , PLZ HELP ME WITH THESE TYPE=

    1= a reduction of 10% in the price of sugar enables a person
    to obtain 25kg more for Rs 225.what is the reduction price per kg? What is the
    original price per kg?

    Ans- reduction price
    per kg= Rs0.90 and original price per
    kg= Re 1

    2= The distance between 2 stations, DELHI and AMRITSAR , is
    450km. A train starts at 4.pm from delhi and moves toward Amritsar at an
    average speed of 60km/hr. Another train from Amritsar at 3.20 pm to delhi coming at an average speed of 80
    km/hr. How far from delhi will the 2 trains meet and at what time ?

    Ans= trains meet at 6.50pm

    Distance of 170km from delhi

    3= 2 pipes A and B can fill a tank in 24min and 32min
    respect. If both the pipes are opened simultaneously , after how much time B
    should be closed so that the tank is full in 18min?

    Ans= after 8 min.

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  42. madam please privide banking awareness capsule

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  43. what are the answer brother?

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  44. aapne sbi ka exam diya h kya??

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  45. Avishek Sen Sarma5 August 2014 at 10:28

    The 2014 Commonwealth Games (officially the XX Commonwealth Games) were held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.
    It was the largest multi-sport event
    ever held in Scotland with around 4,950 athletes from 71 different
    nations and territories competing in 18 different sports, outranking the
    1970 and 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh.

    Source: Wikipedia

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  46. Aug 3rd was a holiday. Most probably you'll get it today.

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  47. sumiran Upadhyay5 August 2014 at 10:29

    thanks for the gk capsule july month

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  48. indians 14 out of 17

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  49. Avishek Sen Sarma5 August 2014 at 10:31

    Sorry it will be 17.. thanks in drawing my attention

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  50. Avishek Sen Sarma5 August 2014 at 10:31

    it will be 17.. thanks in drawing my attention

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  51. Give me your ID. I will mail you!!

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  52. plz tell me
    aapne sbi ka exam diya h kya??

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  53. Avishek Sen Sarma5 August 2014 at 10:33

    yes on 20th July (Morning Shift)

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  54. *** Welsh rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones, who won six
    medals at the #GLASGOW2014 , received the David Dixon award after being named
    as the outstanding athlete in Glasgow.

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  55. Hello Shruti mam, please tell me what if fill IBPS PO 4 form twice?which will be considered? The previous 1 or the later, or both will be cancelled?

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  56. Avishek Sen Sarma5 August 2014 at 10:34

    India won 101 medals at the last edition of the Games in Delhi.

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  57. m nt able to upload it here..getting some error..abt cn give brief..
    in this ques X,S are facing centre
    YZQ are facing outside...n for LTW cant say nythng

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  58. there is refn of 10%
    cp*(90/100)=250
    solving old c.p=250
    new cp=225
    diff 25 rupes
    for25 rupee he bought 25 kg
    so . kg=1 rupee
    oldcp=1
    new cp=1*90/100=0.9

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  59. Thank you BA...

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  60. yup..In 3 games india has not participated..
    1 netball
    2 Rugby
    3 triathlon

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  61. When u start ur day,
    Keep 3 words in ur pocket:
    TRY-TRUE-TRUST
    TRY-4 better future
    TRUE-with ur work
    TRUST-in God
    then success will be in ur feet!
    GOOD MORNING

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  62. thnku so much..:)

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  63. a can fill1/24 and b can1/32 part
    in question given. b should be close means a is opened till last
    so in 18 minsa can fill1/24*18=3/4
    remaining pare 1-3/4=1/4 should be filled by b
    b fills 1/32 part in 1min
    so 1part in 3. min
    1/4 part in 8 min

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  64. Gautam Srivastava5 August 2014 at 10:42

    Anyone has IBPS PO3 Question paper..please send me..
    my id is gautamsrivastava1985@gmail.com

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  65. BA Bhakt (aka Devotee of BA)5 August 2014 at 10:42

    (Y) Nice thought buddy :D

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  66. mahapatra bhai gk painee kichi tips dia

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  67. Ibps po k liye practice set solve karna jyada acha h ya previous papers.

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  68. if anyone have banking materials pls send it to my mailid
    sadeeshsoniya24@gmail.com

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  69. dono khatum kardo

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  70. Online book purchase karne k liye koi site batao pls.maine kai site dekh li but 2014 addition bsc publication ki ni mil rhi po ki book

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  71. rajesh dandampalli5 August 2014 at 10:47

    @Avishek Sen Sarma thank you very much

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  72. Shivansh Parashar5 August 2014 at 10:47

    Dear BA Team
    No one reply on my question here on facebook and ba website also
    how can i resolve my queries
    Regards
    Shivansh

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  73. Please visit - buy.careerpower.in

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  74. Please repeat the query just once!!

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  75. thank you BA.....

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  76. bhai gk painee tips kichi dia

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  77. Shivansh Parashar5 August 2014 at 10:49

    Dear Mam
    How much marks should i score in bob manipal po. and how much score in every section as it is 50 que. in 4 sections

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  78. Shivansh Parashar5 August 2014 at 10:49

    Dear Mam
    How much marks should i score in bob manipal po. and how much score in every section as it is 50 que. in 4 section

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  79. kana magazine follow karucha

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  80. shruti mam good mrng...
    mam RBI Assistant ke previous year paper aur financial awareness download nahi ho rahe ...link not working proparly..

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  81. s mam...pls provide RBI ASSISTANT

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  82. CMD of syndicate bank?????

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  83. good morning mam

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  84. Shivansh, tell me one thing first!!


    If I tell you to score 40 marks in each section, will you do it, even though, God forbid, it's not possible for you?

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  85. Mam would you plz tell me best book for Reasoning concepts......

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  86. i think he is suspended

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  87. 1ST KA C
    AND 2ND KA D

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  88. Eight friends-A, B, c. D, E, F, G and H are sitting around
    a circular table not necessarily in the same order. Three
    of them are facing outside (opposite to the centre) while
    five are facing the centre. There are equal number of
    males and females in the group.
    C is facing the centre. E is sitting third to the right of C.
    F is sitting third to the left of E. Three persons are
    sitting between F and B. The immediate neighbours of
    Bare females. G is sitting third to the right of F. D is
    sitting third to the right of A. A is not an immediate
    neighbour of E. The immediate neighbours of E are males
    and are facing the centure. The immediate neighbours of
    D are females and face outside. The one sitting third to
    the left of B is a male. No female is an immediate
    neighbour of G..

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  89. here it is..ans is c,d

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  90. Gud mrng madam.....
    Thnk a lot for the capsule....

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  91. s k jain ...but now he is been suspended

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  92. Shivansh Parashar5 August 2014 at 10:54

    yes mam its not possible but i just wanted to make a mindset of minimum marks to score.

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  93. mam can i write some magazine names

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  94. maam do u knw last yr cut off?

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  95. Shivansh Parashar5 August 2014 at 10:54

    so it would be easy to give time on each section

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  96. ans is '
    c,d

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  97. hmm 2 new people came in charge

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  98. Airway bill is direct tax or indirect tx

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  99. Yes he is suspended for taking bribe of 50 lakh rupees

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  100. executive chairmen

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  101. hmm name i don knw

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  102. correct bt now who is following...??

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  103. Nobody can predict that dear, especially of private bank.


    But to be on safe side, try to solve 25 ques in each section!!

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  104. ans is c.d

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  105. Abhishek Mishra5 August 2014 at 10:59

    From clockwise-
    D,E,B,G,C,A,F,H
    OUTSIDE-A,H,E

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  106. Shivansh Parashar5 August 2014 at 10:59

    Thank u so much :))

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  107. Good morning BA

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  108. Thank You, Mam and Good Morning!! :-)

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  109. Name the marketing legend who first coined the word Privatisation in his book "The age of discontinuity"?

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  110. philip kotler...nt sure

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  111. Gudmng shruti mam..n gdmng guys..

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  112. Srilakshmi Uppalapati5 August 2014 at 11:00

    thanx.....

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  113. This world famous direct marketing company was founded by Rich Devos and Jay Van Andel in 1959. Name it?

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  114. M Anjaneya Prasad and T K Srivastava are the two EDs of the Bangalore-based bank.these 2 executive directors have been given charge

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  115. its peter f drucker

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  116. hello mam....in capsule it is mention that "Suhag" is 28th chief but in newspaper i have read he is 26th....which one is correct ???

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  117. What is known as "Demand Spillover"?

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  118. ya correct buddiee

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  119. not boss say bro

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  120. What is "double branding" in marketing parlance?

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  121. questions ...pls

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  122. In bargaining terms what is known as "Cherry Picking"?

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  123. Shivansh Parashar5 August 2014 at 11:03

    Thank u so much mam :))

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  124. Sai Ravikiran Sharma5 August 2014 at 11:03

    I Usually remind these words whenever I experience odds in my way to reach the Success... Not copy pasted one... My Own thought & Own feel...

    The Day Comes to Stand on my own feet to Declare My Success...

    The Day Comes to Chang the Insulting Lips into Praising Lips (about me)...

    The Day Comes to turn My Sweating Hard Work into Sweet Victory...

    The Day Comes to fill My Waiting Eyes with Tears of Happiness...

    The Day Comes to convert my AGONY to ENJOYMENT...

    I make that Day To Come into reality... Its My Day... Its My Life...

    MAY NOT BE SOONER BUT ITS ETERNAL...

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  125. Bargaining by going from store to store to get the best deal

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  126. Usage of New and old brand names and logos

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  127. and as per my diagram s,x are facing outside... y,q,z are facing inside and cant say anything about w,l and t...
    and according to this diagram also all the given conditions in the question are satisfied...

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  128. Sale of a product or brand in one country market generates demand in another country

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  129. Abhishek Mishra5 August 2014 at 11:04

    THANKS.!

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  130. Outside-A,E,H
    Facing Centre -- B, C, D, F,G
    Clock Wise -A F H D E B G C

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  131. a male inside
    b male outside
    c female inside
    d male inside
    e female outside
    f male inside
    g female outside
    h female inside
    is my ans are crct

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  132. thanks buddy.. :)

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  133. SLR cut by 50bp.. Repo rate, reverse repo rate and CRR unchanged!!

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  134. 1. Who is sitting second to the right of E?
    2. How many persons are sitting between H and e when
    counted from the left side of H?
    3. Which of the following statements is true regarding
    H?
    (A) The one who is second to the right of H is a female
    (B) H is facing the centre
    (C) H is a male
    (D) The immediate neighbours of H are facing outside
    (E) None is true
    4. What is D's position with respect to G?
    Directions-(Q. 5) Four of the following five are alike in a
    certain way based on their seating positions in the
    above arrangement and hence form a group. Which of
    the following does not belong to the group?
    5. (A) BE
    (B) CG
    (C) GA
    (D) DH
    (E) AF

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  135. Head of cost records and cost audit committee??

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  136. monetary policy aa gyi kya??
    good mng Pi.. :)

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  137. than slr is 22%

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  138. mam is this also same for idbi ?

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  139. Hi Shruti,
    I have applied for IBPS RRB specialist officer and IBPS PO too, Could u please share the details of material(books) for these exams to start my preparation.
    Thanks in advance

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  140. Yup. 1 min phlee aai.
    Good morning, Abhay! :-)

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  141. Are u sure mam? Becoz i have applied once again to change the bank preferences as compared to the previous one?

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  142. too fast Pi... :)
    i think this reduction in SLR rates is aimed at capital infusion in banking sector...right Pi??

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  143. maam d syllabus is same as IBPS po or wat?

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  144. have a look...

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  145. Males A C B D
    Female G E H F
    A H & E are facing outside

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  146. you have economic alert ...

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  147. According to wikipedia he is 25th http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_of_the_Army_Staff_%28India%29

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  148. It's clearly given in the notification!!

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  149. New rates as of 5-Aug-2014
    Repo: 8pc
    Reverse repo: 7pc
    MSF: 9pc
    Bank rate: 9pc
    SLR: 22pc
    CRR: 4pc

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  150. Now banks can make use of the extra money in various other field, loans, projects, growth..

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  151. 1. ans is A
    2. 3persons
    3 H is a male
    4 G is to the immidiate right of D
    5 CG

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  152. joythi H is female no?

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  153. yaa...i think to boost infrastructure lending...

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  154. but how and from where?

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  155. can we do online banking through debit card?

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  156. for me also dear

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