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IBPS Study Material : Series 57 : For Clerk and PO


IBPS Study Material: Study this very important series for IBPS Exams. This study material is very useful for IBPS General Awareness Exam paper. You should also go through various other general awareness series for IBPS exams which are given in this website. This to the point study material will surely help to perform better in your exams and interviews.
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Bal Thackeray: Shiv Sena supremo expired on 17.11.2012, The mortal remains of Bal Thackeray were consigned to flames at Shivaji Park, Mumbai as lakhs of mourners joined the funeral.
Madhav Chavan: Madhav Chavan, who has provided an education for millions of impoverished families in India, won one of the biggest awards in international education. Dr Chavan has won the WISE Prize, which has been likened to a "Nobel prize for education".
Indian International Trade Fair: The 32nd season of Indian International Trade Fair started on 14 November 2012 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. 

- Mikhail V Myasnikovich, the Prime Minister of Belarus was the Guest of Honour to the inauguration ceremony.
- Belarus has been selected as the partner country to the event, whereas South Africa is selected as the Focus Country for the 32nd edition of the International Trade Fair. In the state category, Uttarakhand has been opted as the Partner State and Andaman and Nicobar Islands was opted as the Focus State for the event.

Omnishambles: The Oxford English Dictionary has chosen Omnishambles as the UK Word of the Year 2012.

Meaning: A situation that has been mismanaged comprehensively and is characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations.
Ami Bera: Ami Bera, 47, California-based, Indian-American has become the only 3rd of the community to win Congressional election, making it to US House of Representatives on 6 November, 2012 by defeating Republican Dan Lungren. 

Previously, Dalip Singh Saund created history when he became the 1st Indian-American elected to the House in 1950s. Saund was the mathematician with interests in farming. The 2nd Indian-American to be elected was Bobby Jindal in 2005 and 2008, the health-policy expert. He is now the Governor of Louisiana.
Katherine Boo: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Katherine Boo on 14 November 2012 won the national book award for nonfiction for Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, which sheds light on the lives of India's poor as well as government corruption.
Savita Halappanavar: She was in news all over the world recently, she was a woman of Indian Origin and dentist by profession died on 28 October 2012 in Ireland after doctors refused to perform an abortion.
Moortidevi Award for 2010: Given to eminent Urdu scholar Gopi Chand Narang for his outstanding work on Urdu Ghazal aur Hindustani Zehan wa Tehzeeb, the award was presented recently.
India - Japan Pacts: India and Japan signed an Earths Pact on 16 November 2012 that will enable the latter to import the rare Earth minerals from India.
11 Flowers: The Chinese film, 11 Flowers on 17 November 2012 won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award at 18th Kolkata International Film Festival.
Sunita Williams: The Indian-American Sunita Williams, 47, set the record by returning to Earth on 20 November 2012 from the International Space Station (ISS) from Russian Soyuz capsule after having spent 4 months in the orbit.
Nutakki Priyanka: Asian under 10 girls chess champion Nutakki Priyanka bagged the world youth chess championship at Maribor, Slovenia on 18 November 2012.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Liberian President and Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on 19 November 2012 was chosen for 2012 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for being an inspiration to women and ensuring return of peace and democracy in her country.
Skyfall: Skyfall, the 23rd official James Bond movie, which was released in UK on 26 October 2012, had done a market of $ 669 million, making it the highest ever grossing Bond,s movie.
Scott Flemming: Scott Flemming was appointed as the head coach of the men’s National Basketball Team in November 2012 by the Basketball Federation of India (BFI).
RBI Directives: The Reserve Bank of India, in its notification released on 19 November 2012 directed banks not to provide loans to its customers for purchase of all types of gold, which includes primary gold, jewellery, bullion, gold coins, units of Gold Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) and units of gold mutual funds.
Malala Yousafzai: Malala Yousafzai, on 19 November 2012 awarded by World Peace and Prosperity Foundation for her bravery and commitment to education for girls in adverse conditions in Swat, Pakistan.
100th Davis Cup 2012 finals: The Czech Republic on 18 November 2012 won the 100th Davis Cup 2012 finals, after defeating Spain by 3-2 in the finals.
Super-Jupiter: Jupiter Astrophysicists at the University of Toronto in the third week of November 2012 discovered a new planet called Super-Jupiter which is thirteen times enormous than Jupiter.
RBI,s MoU: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 16 November 2012 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) for promoting greater co-operation and sharing supervisory information.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP): With ambitious plans of systemic change while outfitting themselves as an alternative to "corrupt" political establishment, Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan launched themselves as a political party, calling it the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab: The Pakistani National and the lone surviving terrorist of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks, was hanged on 21 November 2012 at Pune’s Yerwada Jail at 7:30 am.
Sunil Gavaskar: Sunil Gavaskar, the Former Captain and legendary opener of Indian Cricket Team on 21 November 2012 was conferred with BCCI’s prestigious Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award at the BCCI Annual Awards Function 2011-12.
East Asia Summit: The seventh East Asia Summit (EAS) was held at Peace Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 19 November 2012.
Ranjit Sinha: Ranjit Sinha, the Bihar Cadre Senior IPS Officer of 1974 batch was appointed as next director of Central Bureau of Investigation on 22 November 2012 for two years.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva: The former President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was awarded with Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development on 22 November 2012 at Rashtrapati Bhavan by President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.
IAAF World Athlete of the Year Award 2012: Usain Bolt won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year Award 2012 for the fourth time and United States sprinter Allyson Felix won women's World Athlete of the Year Award 2012 on 24 November 2012 during the IAAF's 100th Anniversary Celebration.
Ernest Bai Koroma: President Ernest Bai Koroma, leader of the All People's Congress was re-elected as the President of the Sierra Leone on 23 November 2012.
Sebastian Vettel: Sebastian Vettel of Germany, the Red Bull driver became youngest triple champion in the history of Formula One on 25 November 2012.
India - Maldives: The fourth Joint Military Training Exercises between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) - EKUVERIN 2012 was held in Belgaum.
Ponting Retirement: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has announced his retirement from test cricket. The 37-year-old, he is the second highest run scorer in Test history behind Sachin Tendulkar.

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