|A.||Grabbing Hold of Your Financial Future|
|B.||Shining a light on what people value
|C.||A global celebration for saving
|D.||Saving, investment and planning for retirement
Explanation:The World Savings Day is observed every year on October 31 to increase the public’s awareness of the importance of savings both for modern economies and for individuals alike. The main topics are focused on the importance of savings in the global economy and how every depositor contributes to its development. The 2016 theme is “Grabbing Hold of Your Financial Future”.
Explanation:The joint military training exercise “Sampriti-2016” will be conducted between India and Bangladesh at Tangail, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 05 to 18 November 2016. The training will culminate with a final validation exercise in which troops of both armies will jointly practice a Counter Terrorist Operation in a controlled and simulated environment.
|A.||Krishna Udayasankar||B.||Ajay Kotian
Explanation:The book “Immortal: Death is certain for all who are born…or is it?” has been authored by Krishna Udayasankar. It is the story of Asvatthama, the cursed immortal warrior from the Mahabharata, who is wandering on the Earth in the guise of Professor Bharadvaj.
|C.||Pune||D.||None of these|
Explanation:The International Forum on Adopting an ICT Perspective to Education and Learning has started in New Delhi from October 31 and will continue till November 4, 2016. The forum is being organized by International Bureau of Education (IBE), UNESCO in partnership with Google. The participating countries in the international forum are Azerbaijan, Botswana, Egypt, Gabon, India, Lithuania, Oman, Seychelles, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Swaziland, etc. The forum targets mainly countries which are implementing the UNESCO developed General Education Quality Analysis Framework (GEQAF).
|A.||SBI Bank||B.||PNB Bank|
|C.||ICICI Bank||D.||HDFC Bank|
Explanation:ICICI Bank Ltd has launched “ICICI Bank Home Overdraft” facility for salaried customers. The facility will enable customers to seek loans upto Rs 1 crore for personal needs against property. The minimum and maximum loan over the Home Overdraft facility is Rs. 5 lakh and Rs. 1 crore. The customers can avail themselves of minimum 10% of the total amount as term loan and maximum 90% as overdraft.