Ujjivan Small Finance Bank is expected to commence banking operations in the first quarter of 2017 after receiving necessary approvals, registrations and licensing from various departments of RBI and other integrated agencies.
Ujjivan Financial Services CEO and managing director Samit Ghosh said as a bank, it will now provide the full range of services to the unbanked and under-banked in the 24 states it operates in.
Q2. Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) has called for a `JNU Chalo’ protest to raise issue of missing JNU student in the upcoming Parliament session. Name of the missing Student?
On November 15, it will be a month since JNU student Najeeb Ahmed went missing. The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) has called for a ‘JNU Chalo’ protest on Monday.
Najeeb Ahmed — a fresher in JNU — allegedly slapped an ABVP member canvassing for hostel elections and later went missing. Since then, the students, along with Najeeb’s mother and sister, have been protesting at the campus against the alleged police inaction and demanding the arrest of ABVP members.
Q3. CSIR is organizing Platinum Jubilee Techno Fest at India International Trade Fair 2016.Who is the Director General of CSIR?
CSIR is showcasing its ‘Platinum Jubilee Techno Fest’ at the India International Trade Fare in New Delhi.
The Union Minister for Science, Technology and Earth Science, Dr. Harsh Vardhan along with Dr. Girish Sahni, Director General CSIR inaugurated this at the Trade Fare.He also inaugurated a Micro Site of CSIR Platinum Jubilee Techno Fest.
Q4. India’s top Software company Ramco has inked pact for its Ramco Logistics Suite with logistic service provider SeaRoad Holdings of which country?
Ramco Systems has inked a deal with a Melbourne-based logistic service provider SeaRoad Holdings for its Ramco Logistics Suite.
The announcement of the Chennai-based company’s 25th customer in Australia was made in presence of Victorian Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance Daniel Mulino and Indian Consul general Manika Jain who officially launched the Ramco’s Oceania headquarter for the company in Melbourne,Australia.
Q5. Four day autumn Cherry Blossom festival has been organizedin Meghalya capital Shillong. Who is the CM of Meghalya ?
The book “The Burning Forest: India’s War in Bastar” has been authored by sociologist Nandini Sundar. Through book, the poet draws on many years of research in the beautiful and war-torn region of Bastar.
Q.7 Which city has been termed as the country’s breast cancer capital, with cases at a record high of 40 per lakh of population?
Argentina got their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign with a 3-0 win over Colombia in qualifier match San Juan, Argentina.
The two-time world champions had taken just two points from their previous four games to leave themselves languishing just outside the qualification berths in South America’s marathon qualifying tournament.
Q.10 India signed two agreements in the field of water resources management and agriculture with which county?
India and Israel agreed to intensify counter-terror cooperation to deal with constant security threats posed by terrorism. Both agreed to take specific measures such as cyber-security cooperation and agreed to expand defence ties.
They also agreed to work together in areas such as agriculture and water resource management.
Q.11 Name the Indian golfer who won the $1 million (Rs. 6.8 crore) Resorts World Manila Masters in the Philippines?
The US has announced two financial projects worth 95 million US dollars in India to bring more energy-efficient appliances to rural sector, as part of its efforts to continue the global transition to zero-and-low carbon energy sources.
The White House said the US has committed 75 million dollars in Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) financing for renewable energy projects in India.
Q.14 Which Indian environmental organization ordered a ban on heavy diesel vehicles in Delhi?
The transport department has drawn up a list of 1.91 lakh heavy diesel vehicles to be deregistered on the orders of the National Green Tribunal. Nearly 2 lakh more than 15 years old will not be allowed to ply in the city from 13 November.
Q.15 Name the state that started observing Cooperative Week on 14 November 2016.
Haryana Government will observe ‘Cooperative Week’ from November 14 to 20 in the State.
A State level cooperative day celebration will be held at Rohtak on November 16, where Chief Minister Manohar Lal would be the chief guest, said Managing Director, Haryana State Cooperative Development Federation Ltd, Poonam Nara.
Q.16 Which historic Indian monument is featured on the backside of new 500 rupee notes?
The RBI had recently put into circulation new Re500 bank notes with numerals in ascending size in number panels, but without bleed lines and enlarged identification mark.
Indian monument Redfort is featured on the backside of new 500 rupee notes. It has now added two more features to aid the visually impaired in easy identification of banknotes, apart from securing them against counterfeiting.
Q.17 Nawaz Sharif recently inaugurated the operational activities of the Gwadar Port, which is a strategic part of which of the following projects?
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday inaugurated a trade route linking southwestern Gwadar port to the Chinese city of Kashgar as part of a joint multi-billion-dollar project to jumpstart economic growth in the South Asian country.
The Cosco Wellington, a ship berthed at the deep-sea port in Balochistan province, was loaded with over 150 containers — the first consignment under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Q.18 Which bank has signed a $500 million loan for constructing India’s longest river bridge across Ganga in Bihar.
Maruti Suzuki India announced a Rs.3.2 crore investment to set up an industrial training institute in Gujarat’s Mehsana district.
The Institute will train 300 youths a year in technical trades and Japanese shop-floor practices.
The ‘Japan-India Institute of Manufacturing or JIM’ will become operational in August 2017.The institute, which aims to create a pool of skilled manpower for manufacturing in India, will be run and managed by Maruti Suzuki India as a corporate social responsibility initiative.
Q.20 An Indian origin Sikh minority judge in UK who died recently? Who was he?
The chief minister of bihar launched “Har Ghar Bijli Lagataar” programme. It aims to supply power to every household in Bihar in the next two years.
As part of the programme, nearly 50 lakh households above the poverty line, but deprived of power will get electricity connection free. BPL families are already covered in the rural electrification programme.
An amount of Rs 1857.5 crore has been set aside by the state government for this purpose.
Q.22 17th state formation day is celebrated by which state on 15 November?
Union Minister of MSME, Shri Kalraj Mishra inaugurated MSME Expo 2016 in the India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan.
MSME Expo 2016 is organized by Ministry of MSME in the 36th IITF 2016. Over 80 enterprises have showcased their range of products during the trade fair. The theme of the fair is “Quality Manufacturing and Inclusive Growth of MSMEs” which includes Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) Certification Scheme, SC/ST Hub & National Award.
Q.24 Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has hiked the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of wheat by how much?
Lewis Hamilton, a Mercedes Formula One racing driver from England, has won the 2016 Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace in Brazil. It is his 9th win in 2016 season and the 52nd of his career.
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