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RBI’s Monetary Policy – Status Quo

RBI's Monetary Policy
The Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Statement for 2016-17 was released on February 8, 2017. This is the sixth bi-monthly monetary policy released by the RBI for the year 2016-17. The policy repo rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility has been kept unchanged at 6.25%.  As a result,...

Host cities for the modern Olympics

Olympics
The Olympics originated in ancient Greece over 3,000 years ago. The Modern Olympics were revived in the late 19th century and have become one of the world’s top-tier sporting competitions. The goal of the Olympic Movement is to contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport...

BHIM: UPI-based mobile app launched

BHIM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently launched a mobile app called ‘BHIM’ (BHarat Interface for Mobile), as he urges people to make digital payments a “routine” to help make India a cashless economy. The BHIM app is a modernised version of UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary...

RRB NTPC Mains 2017 Exam date announced

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The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) recently announced its recruitment notification for 18,252 Non-Technical Grade departments, across India. RRB Non Technical Result Tier – 1 (Preliminary Exam) was declared on December 7, 2016. From 92 lakh applications, 55 lakh candidates appeared for the exam from all over India. Shortlisted candidates will...

ICC Test and ODI Teams 2016 announced

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently announced its Test and ODI Teams of 2016. Former Test stalwarts Rahul Dravid, Gary Kirsten and Kumar Sangakkara selected the sides based on players’ performances in the period from September 14, 2015 to September 20, 2016. Also read: Mithali Raj takes India to Asia Cup...