javascript:void(0) General Awareness for IBPS Common Bank Exam - 31 ~ Bank PO Exam

General Awareness for IBPS Common Bank Exam - 31

RBI tightened the prudential norms for NBFCs: The Reserve Bank on 26 December 2011 tightened the prudential norms for the non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) under which the NBFCs will have to account for risks towards off-balance sheet items while computing capital adequacy requirement.

Mahesh Gawli: Indian football team defender Mahesh Gawli announced his retirement from international football on 26 December 2011.
Growth in Infrastructure Sector: The infrastructure sector recorded a growth of 6.8% in November 2011 after touching five-year low of 0.3% in October 2011. The growth in this sector was propelled by an impressive growth in cement, electricity and refinery products. The infrastructure sector has weightage of 38% in the overall Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
National Mathematical Year: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 26 December 2011 declared the birthday of the great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, 22 December as National Mathematics Day. Singh also declared 2012 as the National Mathematical Year as a tribute to the great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Kerala win: Kerala defeated Andhra Pradesh in straight sets to lift the men's title in the 10th All-India Invitational volleyball tournament for the Vajpayee Cup on 25 December 2011. Kerala won the game 25-20, 25-18, 25-18. Karnataka outdid Tamil Nadu to occupy the third position in the men’s category.
India-Russia: The Prime Minister of India visited Russia on 15-17 December 2011 to participate in the 12th Indo-Russian annual summit. India and Russia signed five major agreements during this summit, which includes licensed production of an additional 42 Sukhoi combat planes and to manage fly ash residue at thermal plants in Siberia.
Tea Board Data: According to the Tea Board data released in December 2011, tea imports declined by 14 per cent to 9.91 million kg in the April-October period of 2011.

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