Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.08.2015 

SBI: Country’s largest lender state Bank of India (SBI) has launched a mobile wallet app, SBI Buddy, in collaboration with Accenture and MasterCard.

ICICI bank: ICICI bank has launched the first of its kind automated digital locker which would be available to customers even on weekends and post banking hours.

Mobiwik: M-commerce firm Mobiwik has tied-up with StoreKing for cashless payment in rural areas.

MCX: Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX) and Banasthali Vidyapith of Rajasthan have signed a MoU for supporting financial literacy among women.  

TRF Limited: TRF Limited, a Tata Enterprise, has won orders worth Rs. 73.90 crore from BHEL for design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of four sets of stacker-cum-reclaimer package to be supplied to Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Ltd for its Kothagudem Thermal Power station Unit 12 & Bhadradri Thermal Power Station.

Freshdesk Inc: Chennai-based Freshdesk, a maker customer support software has acquired live video conferencing and co-browsing platform 1CLICK.

K.P. Rangaraj: Tyre manufacturer TVS Srichakra Ltd has appointed K P Rangaraj as the Chief Financial Officer of the company.

Future Group: Future Group has signed a joint venture agreement with Swiss personal care products maker Mibelle AG to develop and sell a range of consumer products exclusively for India.   

Surva Mukherjee: President Pranab Mukherjee wife Surva Mukhrjee has died at the age of 74.

 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 18.08.2015

 

Question: Which bank has launched a mobile wallet app, SBI Buddy, in collaboration with Accenture and MasterCard?

A) SBI

B) ICICI bank

C) Canara bank

D) Axis bank

Answer & Explanation: Bank of India (SBI) has launched a mobile wallet app, SBI Buddy, in collaboration with Accenture and MasterCard.

Question: Thermal Powertech Corp Ltd (TPCIL) has synchronized second 660-MW unit of its coal-fired power plant in Krishnapatnam,__________?

A) Karnataka

B) Kerala

C) Andhra Pradesh

D) Assam

Answer & Explanation: Thermal Powertech Corp Ltd (TPCIL) has synchronized second 660-MW unit of its coal-fired power plant in Krishnapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Question: Which bank has launched the first of its kind automated digital locker which would be available to customers even on weekends and post banking hours?

A) Axis bank

B) ICICI bank

C) PNB

D) Corporation bank

Answer & Explanation: ICICI bank has launched the first of its kind automated digital locker which would be available to customers even on weekends and post banking hours.

Question: Which organization has signed a MoU with Banasthali Vidyapith of Rajasthan for supporting financial literacy among women?

A) NHB

B) MCX

C) NABARD

D) RBI

Answer & Explanation: Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX) and Banasthali Vidyapith of Rajasthan have signed a MoU for supporting financial literacy among women.

Question: M-commerce firm _________ has tied-up with StoreKing for cashless payment in rural areas?

A) FreeRecharge

B) Mobiwik

C) JustRechargeIt

D) PayTm

Answer & Explanation: M-commerce firm Mobiwik has tied-up with StoreKing for cashless payment in rural areas.

Question: M-commerce firm _________ has tied-up with StoreKing for cashless payment in rural areas?

A) FreeRecharge

B) Mobiwik

C) JustRechargeIt

D) PayTm

Answer & Explanation: M-commerce firm Mobiwik has tied-up with StoreKing for cashless payment in rural areas.

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