8 October 2015 Current Affairs

1) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) during October 2015 initiated corrective action at which public sector bank on the grounds that its management is unable to revive it? - Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) Explanation: Chennai-based Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has reported low return on assets for four consecutive quarters from July 2014. The bank had posted a loss of Rs. 245 crore for June-September 2014 and a loss of Rs 516 crore in October-December 2014. Under the corrective measures, ...

United Nations’ new Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the 193 members of the United Nations on 25 September 2015. These goals were adopted at the three-day Sustainable Development Summit 2015 held at the United Nations headquarters at New York (USA). The SDGs replaced the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were adopted in the year 2000. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in brief - The MDGs were officially established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000. Up ...

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