Daily GK Update 21 Dec 2013

  • The Reserve Bank of India, RBI, has tightened norms for credit card holders. In a notification on Friday, the RBI advised banks to treat a credit card account as a non-performing asset if the customer fails to pay the minimum due amount within a stipulated 90-day period.
  • Usha Sangwan was appointed as the first woman managing director of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) by the Government.
  • Senior advocate P.H. Parekh has been appointed as the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for 2013-14. This is Mr. Parekh’s sixth term as SCBA President.
  • China built a new research station in Antarctica called Taishan. It was China’s fourth research station in the southern pole.
  • Ms Jayanthi Natrajan has resigned from the Union Cabinet as Environment and Forests Minister. She is reportedly to play a bigger role in the Congress party ahead of general elections-2014.
  • The Election Commission recognized Aam Aadmi Party as a state party and reserved symbol of broom in Delhi on 19 December 2013.
  • India post 421 in 2nd innings, set 458-run target for South Africa
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