IBPS RRB G.K. Power Capsule For RRB Exam 2015 – General awareness Part 1

IBPS RRB G.K. Power Capsule For RRB Exam 2015 - General awareness Part 1

This capsule is specially designed for RRB upcoming exam.  Here we are introducing Key Points of general awareness.

Key Points To Remember For IBPS RRB Examination -IBPS RRB G.K. Power Capsule For RRB Exam 2015

  • Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) became the world leader in Initial Public Offerings(IPO).
  • Former South African cricketer Allan Donald resigned as the bowling coach of South Africa Cricket
    team.
  • PM Modi became the first Indian prime minister in over 42 years to visit Canada.
  • North Korea’s Foreign Minister, Ri Su-yong, arrived in New Delhi,India on a three day visit.
  • The Union home ministry has renamed the tourist visa-on-arrival scheme as ‘e-tourist visa’ scheme.
  • India has slipped 6 places to rank 89th on a global Networked Readiness Index.
  • India and Canada signed an agreement on uranium supply.
  • BALCO’s IT major Reena Srivastava won 2015’s “INFOSEC MAESTROS Top 50
    Most Promising CEO Award”.
  • Meenakshi Madan Rai sworn in as the first lady judge of the Sikkim High Court.
  • Mohan Kumar has been appointed the next Ambassador to France.
  • India retained its No. 2 position in the ODI rankings.
  • Pakistan successfully test- fired a new ballistic missile, Ghauri missile.
  • Sachin Tendulkar was inducted as one of the five new members into the prestigious
    Laureus Sports Academy.
  • Former Prime Minister of Nepal, Surya Bahadur Thapa passed away.
  • Nokia announced to acquire French telecommunications firm Alcatel-Lucent for around $16.6 billion.
  • Moody’s pegged India’s growth at 7.5 percent for 2015.
  • Satya Nadella was honoured with the ‘White House Champions of Change’ Award.
  • Satya Nadella is the first Indian-origin Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft.
  • Raja Rajeswari has become the first person of Indian descent to be named as a
    criminal court judge in New York City.
  • Vivek Oberoi has been named for the prestigious ‘Dada Saheb Phalke Pride Award 2015’.
  • India successfully test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile.
  • The UN peace envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, has resigned.
  • Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic was named the Laureus Sportsman of the Year.
  • Ethiopian sprinter Genzebe Dibaba was named the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year.
  • Gujarat government formed a task force to make strategy and provide suggestions
    on poverty elimination in the state.
  • Supreme Court appoints CBI SP Vivek Priyadarshi to head team probing IPL scandal 2013.
  • India has clinched three awards in the annual awards given by Asian Squash Federation (ASF).
  • Mary Kom has been named best film at the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior in Sweden.
  • Sitaram Yechury was unanimously elected CPI (M)’s new General Secretary.
  • State Government of Kerala launched Subodham project, to help people in the state
    to overcome addiction to liquor.
  • Shahrukh Khan was honoured with the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Cinema’ award
    at the 5th annual Asian Awards in London.
  • Britain’s swimmer Adam Peaty has broken the men’s 100-meter breaststroke world record.
    IPC) has suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for indefinite period.
  • The annual trade deficit for India for fiscal year 2014-15 increased to touch $137 billion.
  • Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a
    row.
  • India’s Y. Pranjala has won the Asian Junior Tennis championship title.
  • Maharashtra Government announced the target of 14400 MW power generation by
    2019.
  • Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced a new tournament to be known as the Africa T20 Cup.
  • Eminent historian Professor Christopher Alan Bayly died in Chicago. He was 70.
  • The government has retained the rate of interest for General Provident Fund (GPF) at 8.7 per cent for
    the current fiscal.
  • Pakistan conferred its top civilian award ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’ on Chinese President Xi Jinping.
  • The Income Tax Department was awarded ‘Prime Minister’s award.
  • The Indian passport has been ranked 48th in a list of 50 most powerful travel documents in the world.
  • Metals and mining conglomerate Sesa Sterlite Ltd has changed its name to Vedanta Ltd.
  • Shah Rukh Khan has been conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2015.
  • Jaya Prada was conferred with Kalashree Award by the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation.
  • World Bank established Pollution Management and Environmental Health (PHEM) program.
  • The New York Times won two prestigious Pulitzer prizes for coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West
    Africa.
  • ICICI Bank launched a payment service ‘Tap-n-Pay’.
  • Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, a three-time Odisha Chief Minister and former Governor of Assam, passed
    away.
  • Loretta Lynch has been chosen as the new attorney general of America.

IBPS RRB G.K. Power Capsule For RRB Exam 2015

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