April 24, 2018

January 2018 current affairs for SBI, RBI, Nabard and UPSC exams #9

January 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officer, SSC and UPSC exams

January 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officer, SSC and UPSC exams
  1. Which country has developed a new underwater surveillance network which will help it submarines to accurately track target vessels and will protect its interest in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea?
  2. In which sea are the paracel islands located?
  3. What percent interest rate does the new subscription to  GoI savings taxable bonds, 2003 would be compared to the earlier 8%?
  4. Upto how much rupees did the Finance ministry stated that there will be no charges on debit card transactions?
  5. Who is the secretary of financial services under Union Finance ministry?
  6. The Merchant discount rate will now be Borne by the government for how many years with effect from January 1st 2018?
  7. Bearing the merchant discount rate for 2 years will cost the government how much rupees?
  8. What is the fee charged to a merchant by a bank for providing debit and credit card payment services?
  9. What is the index launched by the rating agency Crisil, to measure the performance of investments of foreign portfolio investors FPI in the fixed income markets?
  10. What is the index that is expected to serve as benchmark for performance of FPI investments in government securities and high rated corporate bonds with maturity greater than 3 years?
  11. How many indices does the crisil maintains for tracking bonds, money market, gilt, hybrid and commodity segments?
  12. In which city of Karnataka was the Karnataka international travel Expo, KITE considered the largest B2B travel event in India held?
  13. What is the estimated budget of the Karnataka international travel Expo?
  14. What is the aim of the Karnataka international travel Expo?
  15. In which state did the GAIL India Limited has commissioned India second largest rooftop Solar Power Plant?


  1. China
  2. South China Sea
  3. 7.75%
  4. Rupees 2000
  5. Rajeev Kumar
  6. 2 years
  7. Rupees 2512 crores
  8. Merchant discount rate
  9. Crisil FPI index
  10. Crisil FPI index
  11. 48
  12. Bengaluru
  13. Rupees 7 crores
  14. To project Karnataka globally and attract tourism
  15. Uttar Pradesh

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