General Awareness 09-03-2016

General Awareness 09-03-2016

1. The Reserve Bank of India has granted permission for overseas investors to buy stake in which private bank as foreign share holding?
– Kotak Mahindra Bank.

2. What was the debt liability amount of BSNL at the end of Jan 2016?
– Rs. 7,666.94 Crores.

3. What was the debt liability amount of MTNL at the end of Feb 2016?
– Rs. 13,529.62 Crores.

4. With which bank Paytm tied up to form payment bank and to help Paytm with core banking services for a period of 5 years?
– FIS Global.

5. What was the deal amount between Paytm and FIS Global?
– Rs. 150 Crores.

6. Who became the partner of BCCI for the next four years?
– Hyundai India Ltd.

7. What was the name of the new feature launched by Google to help people in planning about their next vacation trips?
– Destination.

8. What was the technology successfully tested by NASA for deep space missiles to help the spacecraft to slow down when entering into the atmosphere of other planets?
– Inflatable heat shield technology (its shape is like Donut and functioning like a parachute).

9. Which capital city is to host the BRICS Friendship Conclave in April 2016?
– Mumbai (Maharastra).

10. The worst case of Zika virus infection has lead to?
– Paralysis in legs.

11. Which Country has decided to provide new laws to restructure their film industry?
– China.

12. Which company launched a new range of latitude laptops and other 2 in 1 device in India?
– Dell India Ltd.

13. Which State has launched Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana?
– Karnataka.

14. What was the main aim of Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana?
– To provide free medical aid to the accident victims for the first to days of accident in any nearby govt or private hospitals.

15. Which Social Networking firm has said that it has crossed 142 Million users in India?
– Facebook.

16. Which Pharmaceutical Industry has appointed Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its brand ambassador?
– Sun Pharma Ltd ( for Revital-H).

17. The Reserve Bank of India has cancelled the licence of which four non-banking financial corporation?
– BNP Paribas India Ltd,
– Kenny Commercial & Investment Pvt Ltd,
– Bhageriya Financial Pvt Ltd,
– Capital Services Ltd.

18. Who has allowed stock exchanges to introduce cross currency futures?

19. Which country is about to help Cochin, Bhubaneshvar and Coimbatore to get developed into smart cities?
– Germany.

20. The Teerthankar of Jains which entered into the Guiness Book Of Records is of how much feet?
– 108 feet ( in single rock ).

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