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Current Affairs 05 May 2019

1. SBI Card raises ₹700 crore from banks, including parent bank to fund growth SBI Card has raised ₹100 crore from ICICI Securities Primary, ₹250 crore from SBI, ₹50 crore from Canara Bank and ₹50 crore from Axis Bank by issuing NCDs at 9.15% coupon. SBI Card has also raised…

Current Affairs 04 May 2019

1. ISRO plans to land a rover on lunar south pole India on Monday successfully test-fired its first indigenous designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from a test range in Balasore,Odisha. The state-of-the-art missile, which can be deployed from multiple platforms, was test-fired at 11.44 am from launch…

Current Affairs 03 May 2019

1. Bajrang Punia bags gold at Ali Aliev wrestling tournament World number one Bajrang Punia has become the first Indian to win gold at the Ali Aliev wrestling tournament after defeating Viktor Rassadin of Russia in the 65 kg freestyle in Kapiisk. Bajrang, who won the Asian Championships in China…

Current Affairs 02 May 2019

1. GST collection for April scales to record high at Rs 1.13 lakh crore GST revenue mop-up scaled a monthly record high of over Rs 1.13 lakh crore in April, an increase of 10 per cent over the collection in the year-ago period, on the back of anti-evasion steps taken…

Current Affairs 01 May 2019

1. International Labour Day : May 01 2019 Labour Day is an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. Labour Day has its origins in the labour union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.…

Current Affairs 30 April 2019

1. RBI moves to tighten current account operating norms to check fund diversion In a move to tackle fund diversion, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed sterner rules on opening and running of current accounts of corporate borrowers. Current accounts, according to a draft circular shared by the…

Current Affairs 29 April 2019

1. India wraps up its campaign at Asian Wrestling Champion ships with 16 medals India wrapped up their campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships at Xi’an, China, on a resounding note with 16 medals.  Men’s freestyle wrestlers bagged eight medals comprising one gold, three silver and four bronze. Women wrestlers…

Current Affairs 28-Apr-2019

#1 India to install 54.7 GW wind energy capacity by 2022: Fitch Solutions  India is likely to install 54.7 GW of wind capacity by 2022 against the 60-GW target set by the government, Fitch Solutions Macro Research has said in a report. The country has set an ambitious target of…

Current Affairs 27-Apr-2019

#1 RBI introduced new ‘greenish-yellow’ Rs 20 note In an official statement, the RBI said that the new denomination has the motif of Ellora Caves on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. The new Rs 20 note will be greenish yellow in colour, the statement said. “All the banknotes…

Current Affairs 26-Apr-2019

#1 Microsoft hits $1 trillion market cap for the first time Microsoft shares jumped as high as $131.37 on Thursday morning. They needed to hit $130.51 to give the company a $1 trillion market cap. Microsoft reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and earnings on Wednesday night. The shares are up 40%…

Current Affairs 25-Apr-2019

#1 World Malaria Day : 25 April 2019 World Malaria Day (WMD) is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria. In 2012, malaria caused an estimated 627,000 deaths, mostly…
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