General Awareness- One Liners
1-Name the portal which has been inaugurated by the Indian Railways with an aim to improve energy efficiency in Indian Railways.
2- State Bank of India has launched Boutique Financing, a financing scheme for women fashion boutique owners.
3-As per the data released by the International Comparison Program, hosted by the Development Data Group at the World Bank Group, India is the third largest economy of the world.
4-A Reserve Bank of India (RBI) panel has recommended to cut its holding in public sector banks to under 50 percent. The panel, is headed by P. J. Nayak.
5- Jammu and Kashmir is the first state of India which has declared all election booths as No Smoking Areas
6-Viom Networks, India’s largest independent telecommunications infrastructure company, is a joint venture of SREI Infrastructure and Tata Teleservices
7- The first telecom operator to hold pan-India unified license is Reliance Jio.
8-After several batches of fruits and vegetables were found to be contaminated by pests such as fruit flies, European Union member states has decided to ban the import of five types of fruits and vegetables from India.
9-The Reserve Bank of India adopted the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as the key measure of Inflation. It was adopted on the basis of recommendations of Urjit R Patel Committee.
10- The rank of India on the Social Progress Index (SPI) released by the US-based non-profit organisation Social Progress Imperative in out of 132 countries is 102th.
11- The new atomic clock NIST-F2 that has been launched by US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to serve the new US civilian time and frequency.
12-Qatar based Doha Bank bank has announced to open its first branch at Nariman Point in Mumbai, India
13- Bank of India has become the first state-run lender to allow withdrawal of funds to individuals from its ATMs without an account in the bank.
14-Citibank is the largest foreign bank operating in India in terms of asset base.
15- Canara Bank public sector Bank has launched cricket player Shikhar Dhawan as its brand ambassador.
16-Tata Communications Payment Solutions Ltd. (TCPSL) has launched the white label Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) network recently under the brand name of Indicash.
17- Gujarat has been ranked number one in a list of India’s 20 largest states in terms of “economic freedom”.
18- Bank of India public sector bank has launched Instant Money Transfer (IMT) scheme that allows customers to withdraw cash without using either debt card or credit card.
19- ICICI Bank private sector bank has launched portable hand-held machines (or portable POS machines) to avoid inconvenience around entering secret PIN number for card transactions in hotels
20- State Bank of India (SBI) has launched its Twitter handle account.
21-Coal India limited (CIL) Maharatna PSUs has introduced a voluntary retirement scheme for non-technical female workers recently.
22- Nanodots is the name of newly developed smart phone battery called that can recharge a smart phone in just 30 seconds
23-Cheteshwar Pujara has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat State Election Commission
24- China has announced to build the longest underwater tunnel of the World
25-India’s Golden Triangle is a tourist circuit which includes Delhi, Agra and Jaipur
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