{FDI} Points for competitive exams

FDI Restrictiveness Index (FRI) : prepared by OECD (India rank = 4)

Top 3 FDI = Mauritius, Singapore, UK

Largest FOREX = india rank = 8 (china - 1)

Shome Panel = GAAR impl.

CECA = Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement

CEPA = Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

G20 2014 = Brisbane AUS

Global Peace Index = India 141 rank

ROSHNI = scheme by MoRD, training and placement for youth in 24 naxal affected area

Umeed = J&K = women empowerment

HDI: Human development index

FSI: Failed state index

CPI: Curruption Perception index

IEF: Index of Economic Freedom

GPI: Global Peace Index

WPFI: Worldwide press freedom index

DI: Democracy Index

New FDI Updates

- Telecom = 100%,

- Insurance, petroleum and natural gas, commodity exchange, power exchange, StockXD = 49%

- ARC = 49% Automatic, 49-100% under FIPB

- Credit Information Companies = 74%

- Courier Service = 100%

- Defence: Automatic route and beyond 26% Cabinet Committee on security will take decision

Important Update: Include Changes to control recent Currency depreciation

1. Liberalized Remittance Scheme
i) Remittance up to USD 75000 Allowed
ii) No Immovable property Outside India Allowed
iii) Can form Join venture Etc upto 75 K
iv) Remittance directly to Bhutan, Nepal, Pak and Mauritius not Allowed
v) Indian FCCB not allowed
vi) ESOP (Employee stockownership Plan) Allowed
vii) PAN needed
viii) Post Limit no further remittance even if Money is Back

{BANK} Current affairs for IBPS exam 2015 important persons

in last post we shared information about current Indian ranking, new cabinet ministers, tagline & head offices of Bank and Easy way to remember names of the countries. click me if you miss that post. 
Must remember Highlighted area. don't forget.   

• Chairman, IRDA – T. S. Vijayan

• Chairman, LIC – S.K. Roy

• President, FICCI –Naina Lal Kidwai

• Chairman, TRAI - Rahul Khullar

• Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) -Pradeep Kumar

• Chariman, CCI – Ashok Chawla

• President, ASSOCHAM -Rajkumar Dhoot

• President, NASSCOM - R. Chandrashekhar

• Chairman, NASSCOM -Krishna kumar Natarajan

• Director, BARC -Dr. Shekhar Basu

• Director, DRDO - Avinash Chander

• Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) - R K Sinha

• Chief Information Commissioner(CIC) - Satyanand Mishra

• Chairman, National Film Development Corporation (NFDC)- Ramesh Sippy

• Chairman, ISRO - Dr. K Radhakrishnan

• Chairperson, CBDT – Sudha Sharma
Chairman, SEBI - U K Sinha

• Chairman, NABARD -Dr. Prakash Bakshi

• Chief, Intelligence Bureau – Saiyad Asif Ibrahim

• Director, NCERT - Prof. P Sinclair

• Governor, RBI – Dr. Raghuram Rajan.

• MD, NSE – Chitra Ramakrishna

• President, ADB - Takehiko Nakao

• MD, BSE – Ashish Chauhan

• Chariman, University Grant Commission – Ved Prakash

• Chief, Indian Airforce – Norman Anil Kumar Browne

• Chief, Indian Navy – Devendra Kumar Joshi

Chief, Indian Army – Bikram Singh

• Director General, WTO - Roberto Azvedo

MD, IMF – Christine Lagarde

• Director General, WHO – Margarate Chan

President, World Bank – Jim Yong Kim

• Chairman, NABARD – Prakash Bakshi

• Chairman, UPSC – D. P. Agarwal

• Chief, RAW – Alok Joshi

• Director, CBI –Ranjit Sinha


New Gov. ---

Andaman & Nicobar- AK Singh

Nejeeb Jung(Vice Chancellor of Jamai Milia University) – Lieutenant Gov. of New Delhi


Sikkim-Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil

Nirbhay Sharma appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh


Arundhati Bhattacharya appointed Managing Director of SBI

Rajeev Rishi took over as the CMD of Central Bank of India

Rakesh Sethi took Charge as Executive Director of Union Bank of India

K R Kamath Re-Elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks' Association (IBA)


Dilip Trivedi appointed Director General of the CRPF

Aruna Bahuguna became First Women Special DG of CRPF

Darren Lehmann appointed Coach of Australian Cricket Team

Susan Elizabeth Rice Appointed as the National Security Adviser to Obama


Nawaz Sharif sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan

Rami Hamdallah Appointed as the New Prime Minister of Palestine

Mamnoon Hussain President of Pakistan

Abdul Hamid was sworn in as Bangladesh President

Giorgio Napolitano Re-elected as the President of Italy

Nicolas Maduro Sworn-In as the New President of Venezuela.

1. BSBDA - Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account 
2. FCNR(B) - Foreign Currency Non-Resident Bank
3. TARC - Tax Administration Reform Commission 
4. ITEs: Intra-Group Transactions and Exposures 
5. LCR: Liquidity Coverage Ratio 
6. NSFR: Net Stable Funding Ratio 
7. LRMT: Liquidity risk monitoring tools 
8. CBS: Core Banking Solution 
9. DEAF: Depositor Education and Awareness Fund 
10. CRAR: Capital to Risk-weighted Assets Ratio 
11. External Commercial Borrowings (ECB)
12. SWIFT: Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
13. FSLRC: Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission
14. MIBOR: Mumbai Inter-Bank Offer Rate
15. LIBOR: London Inter-Bank Offer Rate
16. LAF – Liquidity Adjustment Facility
17. GIRO - Government Internal Revenue Order 
18. EEFC - Exchange Earner's Foreign Currency
19. FRBMA: Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act
20. ALM- Asset Liability Management
21. AMFI- Association of Mutual Fund in India. 
22. TIEA – Tax Information exchange Agreement 
23. CAR – Cash Adequacy Ratio 
24. CCEA – Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs 
25. CECA - Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement

{BANK} GK, GA, Current affairs for IBPS PO-MT,Clerk and other competitive exams

India rank in different Indexes:

1. Global Hunger Index- 55
2. Global Peace Index – 143
3. Human Development Report – 135
4. Global Corruption Index – 85
5. Global Competitiveness Index- 71

Click me for important names of Committees.

New Cabinet Ministers:

1. Mr. Oscar Fernandes - Road and Highways Minister
2. Ms. Girija Vyas - New Housing, Urban Development and
Poverty Alleviation Minister.
3. Mr. K.S. Rao - New Textiles Minister
4. Mr. SiS Ram Ola – New Labour and Employment Minister.
5. Mallikarjun Kharge: New Railway Minsiter

New Governor Appointed in different states:

1. Shriniwas Patil - Sikkim governor
2. K K Paul – Governor of Meghalaya replacing Ranjit Shekhar
3-Najeeb Jung(Vice Chancellor of Jamai Milia University) –
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
4. Nirbhay Sharma - Governor Arunachal Pradesh
5. Narinder Nath Vohra - Governor of J & K for second term
6. BV Wanchoo: Governor of Goa
7. E S L Narasimhan - Governors of Andhra Pradesh
8. K Sankaranarayanan - Governors of Maharashtra
9. Ashwani Kumar - Governors of Nagaland
10. Dr. D.Y. Patil - Governors of Bihar
11. SC Jamir - Governors of Odisha
12. Nikhil Kunar - Governor of Kerala
13. Devanand Konwar - Governor of Tripura


1] Allahabad Bank : A tradition of trust
2] Andhra Bank : For all your needs
3] Bank of Baroda : India's International bank
4] Bank of India : Relationships beyond Banking
5] Bank of Maharastra : One Family one bank
6] Canara Bank : Together we can
7] Corporation Bank : Our Premier govt of India Enterprise
8] Dena Bank : Trusted Family Bank
9] Indian bank : Taking Banking Technology to Common Man
10] IDBI : Banking for all
11] OBC : where every individual is committed
12] Indian Overseas Bank : Good People to grow with
13] PNB : The name you can trust upon
14] Punjab and Sind Bank : where service is a way of life
15 SBI : Nations banks on us; Pure Banking Nothing Else; With you all the way
16] Syndicate bank : Your Faithful And Friendly Financial Partner
17] Union bank of India : Good People to bank with
18] United bank of India : The Bank that begins with
19] Union Cooperative bank : Owners your trust
20] Vijaya Bank : A friend you can bank upon
21] Federal Bank : Your Perfect Banking Partner
22] HDFC : We Understand Your World
23] Yes Bank : Experience our expertise
24] Central Bank of India : Build A Better Life Around Us
25] J & K Bank : Serving to Empower

a Complete list of important Punchline for different sector of industries Click me to see more. 

Head Offices of Nationalized Banks

1.Allahabad Bank
Calcutta-700 001.

2.Andhra Bank
Hyderabad-500 001.

3.Bank of Baroda(doubt )
**on baroda site ---http://bankofbaroda.com/offices_branches.asp
given --Baroda 390005
given --- Mumbai 400 051

4.Bank of India
Mumbai-400 021.

5.Bank of Maharashtra
Pune-411 005.

6.Canara Bank
Bangalore-560 002.

7.Central Bank of India
Mumbai-400 021.

8.Corporation Bank
Mangalore-575 001.

9.Dena Bank
Bandra East Mumbai 400 051.

10.Indian Bank
Chennai-600 001.

11.Indian Overseas Bank
Chennai-600 002.

12.Oriental Bank of Commerce
New Delhi-110 001.

13.Punjab National Bank
New Delhi-110 066.

14.Syndicate Bank
Karnataka State.

15.Union Bank of India
Mumbai-400 021.

16.United Bank of India
Calcutta-700 001.

17.Punjab & Sind Bank
New Delhi-110 008.

18. UCO Bank
Calcutta-700 001.

19. Vijaya Bank
Bangalore-560 025.

State Bank Of India
Mumbai Maharashtra 400021
Source--RBI site

Easy Way to Remember country's members~~~~

Afghanistan, Maldives, Bangladesh,Bhutan,Srilanka, Pakistan, India, Nepal
Brunei, Philippines, Lavos, Thailand,Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Singapore
~~G8 Members (ABC FR JIG)
America, Britain, Canada, France, Russia, Japan,Italy, Germany
~~G5 Members (CM IBSA)
China, Mexico, India, Brazil, South Africa

Famous places and city of India know by their name n a points. see here.  

1. It will be the 29th state of India.
2. The new Telangana state would
comprise the 10 districts.
3. Hyderabad will b joint capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana atleast fr 10 years.
4. 20% of Indian coal reserves will come under Telangana and also of mica and bauxite.
5. It will have 17 Lok Sabha seats and 119 state assembly seats.

Source of information --- various sites & Fb pages SSC, IBPS , General knowledge , Pagalguy group etc.

---World economic outlook
--- Global financial stability report

World bank:
--- World development report (for WDR 2013 theme was 'JOB')

---Financial stability report

Asian development bank:
---Key indicators for Asia & Pacific

World Economic Forum:
---Global Competitiveness Report
---Financial Development Report

---World Investment Report

The Theme of International Day for World Environment Day ?
-Think Eat Save Reduce your Footprint

Water & Biodiversity -> International Day for Biological Diversity (22 May)

Do one thing for Diversity and Inclusion -> World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (21 May) 

Indian city-place also know as? exam question for your upcoming exam

They are known by this name too

1) Golden City - Amristar

2) Manchester of India - Ahmedabad

3) City of Seven Islands - Mumbai

4) Queen of Arabian Sea - Cochin

5) Space City - Bangalore

6) Garden City of India - Bangalore

7) Silicon Valley of India - Bangalore

8.) Electronic City of India - Bangalore

9) Pink City - Jaipur

10) Gateway of India - Mumbai

11) Twin City - Hyderabad - Sikandarabad

12) City of Festivals - Madurai

13) Deccan Queen - Pune

14) City of Buildings - Kolkata

15) Dakshin Ganga - Godavari

16) Old Ganga - Godavari

17) Egg Bowl of Asia - Andhra Pradesh

18) Soya Region - Madhya Pradesh

19) Manchester of the South - Coimbatore

20) City of Nawabs - Lucknow

21) Venice of the East - Alappuzha

22) Sorrow of Bengal - Damodar river

23) Sorrow of Bihar - Kosi river

24) Blue Mountains - Nilgiri

25) Queen of the Mountains -Mussoorie

26) Pittsburg of India- Jamshedpur

27) Boston of india- Ahemdabad

28) City of temples- Varanasi

29) Hollywöød of india- Mumbai

30) Tiger capital of india- Nagpur

31) Orange city of india- Nagpur

32) Manchester of the east- Kanpur

33) Detroit of India - Chennai

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