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Bank PO/Clerk Exams 2014: General Awareness: Weekly Study Material: August 04 – August 10 2014

Aug 29, 2014 16:15 IST

Introduction

Banking General Awareness section is the vital and significant section for any bank recruitment exam. It is considered as the scoring section as well. To crack this section, candidates need to update their current affairs of the national and international importance along with the banking industry. Keeping an eye on the latest happenings can help candidates to perform well.

The banking experts of Jagranjosh.com team have arrived in with the General Awareness: Weekly Study Material to help the students to get a grip of the current updates weekly. The weekly section is divided into two categories- India Watch and World Watch which are further divided into many sub categories according to the news. Here are some of the happening from the month of August from 04– 10 August 2014.

For better understanding and suitability for the exams, weekly events have been divided into following heads:

India Watch (includes important updates from India related to banking, corporate, economy, sports, eminent personalities, different awards & honours and books and authors)

Banking News

Banking news encircles updates on various banking related organizations or agencies that are operative all over the country.

  • Syndicate Bank CMD SK Jain suspended for allegedly receiving bribe
  • RBI issued drafted guidelines for implementation of Bharat Bill Payment System

Corporate News

Updates of all the corporate houses of the country are covered in this category.

  • Google polluted internet with classified material: Survey of India

Sports News

Every single update of what is happening in the sports world is available in this sub-category.

  • WFI suspended international wrestling referee Virender Malik
  • Former Hockey Captain Ajitpal Singh to head Dronacharya Award Selection Committee
  • Kapil Dev to head Arjuna Awards Selection Committee
  • India equaled world record of maximum number of 6 ducks in a Test innings
  • Indian Men’s Hockey team defeated Bangladesh to clinch hockey series, 3-0
  • Former Hockey Captain Ajitpal Singh to head Dronacharya Award Selection Committee

Personalities in News

Eminent personalities and their whereabouts come under this category.

  • Senior Advocate Gopal Subramanium withdrew as amicus curiae in Padmanabhaswamy Temple Case
  • Ex-IFS officer Arvind Gupta appointed as Deputy NSA
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Nepal
  • Justice Dr. Manjula Chellur sworn in as Chief Justice of Calcutta HC
  • Pran, the Creator of Chacha Chowdhury died at 75
  • Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal removed
  • K.V. Chowdary appointed as new Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes

Awards and Honours

Updates of announcements of different awards and honours are available in this section.

  • AIMA Managing India Awards 2014 awards announced

Books and Authors

This section consists of updates of any new book published or any information about any author.

  • Strictly Personal, Manmohan and Gursharan written by Daman Singh
  • Narendra Modi released a book titled Gujarat's success story in Water Management

World Watch (includes important updates from India related to banking, corporate, economy, sports, eminent personalities, different awards & honours and books and authors)

Corporate News

Updates of all the corporate houses of the country are covered in this category.

  • Blencathra Mountain’s purchase bid by Lakshmi Mittal Sparks Protests
  • USA Media Company Gannett decided to spin off its Publishing Business
  • Egypt launched construction work of a new Suez Canal

Sports News

Every single update of what is happening in the sports world is available in this sub-category.

  • Indian Men’s Hockey team defeated Bangladesh to clinch hockey series, 3-0
  • Indian Women’s Recurve team won Gold medal at Archery World Cup Stage IV
  • Xavi, the Spanish midfielder retired from international football
  • Didier Drogba, the striker of Ivory Coast announced retirement from International football

Personalities in News

Eminent personalities and their whereabouts come under this category.

  • PM of India Narendra Modi offered prayers at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu
  • Angela Nemeth, the 1968 Olympic javelin champion died
  • Sayeeda Warsi resigned from British government over Gaza conflict
  • Vladimir Putin signed decree baning imports of agricultural products from West
  • Edward Snowden granted three-year residence in Russia

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