IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER 1. Indian boxer Mary Kom to be conferred Lt Colonel rank. 2. Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana (health insurance scheme) was launched in Maharashtra 3. Mangalam village became the first village in India where all households were provided banking facilities, it is situated in Pondicherry 4. M S Dhoni becomes brand ambassador of cricket in Nepal 5. 8 Indian Company in Fortune Global 500 Company. IOC on 83rd place.132 company of USA is in this list 6. Rawatbhata Atomic Power Station is in Rajasthan. 7. Google’ Buying ‘Meebo’ To Help Social Networking Push 8. Aung San Suu Kyi (Myanmar) Accepts Nobel Peace Prize 21 years late. 9. China won both Thomas cup and Uber Cup of Badminton. Venue of Both were in China. 10. India’s First River-lake link project launched In Bundelkhand 11. Kofi Annan resign as the UN special Envoy to Syria 12. India has allowed foreign direct investment(FDI) from Pakistan. 13. Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) granted permission to MCX Stock Exchange (MCXSX) to operate as a full-fledged stock exchange 14. 11th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 will be held in Cochin (Kerala). Last meeting was held in Jaipur. 15. Iran has tested Fateh 110 missiles (Range - 300 km). 16. Home Ministry declined permission to three Iranian banks (Eghtesad-e-Novin, Parsian Bank and Bank Kasargad) to open branches in India. 17. 9th World Hindi Conference will be held in South African city Johannesburg from 22 to 24 of September this year. The main theme of the conference is “Bhasha Ki Asmita Aur Hindi Ka Vaishvik Sandarbh”. 18. South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma became the first woman head of African Union (A.U.) Commission. 19. State Bird of Delhi-Sparrow 20. States which ban Gutka-MP, Kerela, Maharashtra, Bihar
Rajsthan,Gujrat 21. Russia and India will conduct sixth joint INDRA-2012 antiterrorism military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia. The last INDRA was held in India in October 2010. 22. Coal India Ltd will be investing Rs 7,500 crore to develop railway infrastructure in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha. 23. Abhijeet Gupta has won the Sixth Kavala International Chess Tournament in Greece. 24. Sunita Williams became the second woman in history to take command of ISS 25. Mariamma Koshy appointed as the full-time 26. IRCTC introduced Interbank Mobile Payment System 27. Indian Rank in Global Competitiveness Index-59th 28. Bank of India Open in 1st Branch in South Africa 29. India and Singapore will provide list of Black money holders to each other. 30. SBI, Bank of India & PNB will open their Branch in Pakistan 31. RBI punished two foreign banks for Money Laundering – HSBC & Chartered Accountant Banks 32. India won the Nehru Cup Football Cup 2012 Tournament by defeating Cameroon 33. India will not provide more than 3 months mobile connection to the foreign tourists. 34. India & China agreed to set up a joint working group to look their trade and investment 35. RBI issued a guide lines that all the cheques should be cleared in two days 36. Winner Asian Chess Championship 2012 – Parivarjan Negi 37. World Trade Award 2012 – will be held in Gurgaon (India) 38. LIC completed 56 year of its glorious and purposeful existence on 1st Sept. 2012 39. Maruti Suzuki plans to start its new plant in Mehsana in Gujarat 40. Axis Bank launched Happy Ending Home Scheme related to Home Loans 41. According to IBA (Indian Banking Association) guidelines duration of education loans would be increased 7 – 10 yrs. In special case it would extend to 15 yrs. 42. London became no.1 Fashion City of the world (earlier it was Paris) 43. Bank of India will open’s its first Branch in South Africa
44. ISRO launches its 100th space program named – PSLV 21 form Sri Harikota (Andhra Pradesh) 45. Exchange Traded Fund (ETF): Mutual fund related to Gold 46. India slips 169th in world rankings of Football 47. New Rank of India In World Global Competitiveness Index 2012-13 – 59th...
Please join StudyMode to read the full document