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General Awareness -Bank Special (Examination)

1-Commercial arm of ISRO is ANTRIX.

2-List of important days-

a- National Broadcasting Day- 23 July

b- World Blood Donors Day -14 June

c-National Doctor’s Day -1 July

d-Kargil Vijay Diwas Day-26 July

3-Father of Indian Missile Science is Dr A P J Abdul Kalam.

4-AMRUT Scheme will have an outlay of Rs 50,000 crores

5-Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) launched to develop infrastructure in 500 cities and towns.

6-Hungarian Grand Prix Of Formula One (F 1) Title 2015 won by Sebastian Vettel (Germany) (Scuderia Ferrari)

7- Tier I Capital and Tier II Capital details –

a- Tier I Capital includes equity capital and disclosed reserves also.

b- Usually the stock under Tier I Capital is not irredeemable and non-cumulative.

c- Tier II Capital is a secondary bank capital that includes terms such as undisclosed reserves ,general loss reserves.

d- Tier II Capital includes subordinated term debt also.

8-85th Annual General Meeting of BIS held on 28th June 2015 at Basel.

9-BIS Board of Directors meet continuously for the smooth working of BIS. BIS chairman is Christian Noyer.

10-Raghuram Rajan is one of the  Board of Directors in BIS (Bank for International Settlements).

11-BCBS provides a forum for regular co-operation on banking supervisory matters.Its objective is to enhance understanding of key supervisory issues and improve the quality of banking supervision worldwide.

BCBS stands for Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

12-Union Minister of state for Atomic energy and space is Dr Jitendra Singh.

13-World Day against Child Labour observed on 12 June.

14-As per Basel III Norms total Tier I Capital Ratio would be 9.5 percent.

15-New TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India) Chairman is R. S . Sharma.

16-Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) means a ratio of a bank’s capital to its risk.

17-On 25 July, 2015, to ensure round the clock electricity supply to farmers and rural households, ” Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana” launched at Patna.

18-CAR also known as CRAR . CRAR stands for Capital to Risk Weighted Assets Ratio.

19-Chris Froome (Kenyan born British) is the winner of Tour De France 2015.

20-Stefan Ingves of Sweden heads Basel committee on Banking Supervision.

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