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NOSTRO AND VOSTRO ACCOUNT

NOSTRO ACCOUNT A bank account held in a foreign country by a domestic bank, denominated in the currency of that country. Nostro accounts are used to facilitate settlement of foreign exchange and trade transactions. The term is derived from the Latin
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Digital India Programme

Union Cabinet launched the Digital India Programme. The programme is worth 1 lakh crore rupees and seeks to transform the Indian economy into a digitally empowered knowledge economy. The Digital India programme is a transformed version of the already running
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Classical Dances in India

01. Bharat Natyam – Tamil Nadu 02. Bihu – Assam 03. Bhangra – Punjab 04. Chhau – Bihar, Orissa, W. Bengal and Jharkhand 05. Garhwali – Uttaranchal 06. Garba – Gujarat 07. Hattari – Karnataka 08. Kathak – North India 09.
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Important National Parks

 01. Kaziranga National Park – Golaghat/Nagaon (Assam)  02. Manas Tiger Sanctuary – Barpeta (Assam)  03. Keoladeo National Park – Bharatpur (Rajasthan)  04. Sundarbans Tiger Sanctuary – 24Paraganas (West Bengal)  05. Bandhavgarh National Park – Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh)  06. Kanha National
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Founders of Famous Organisations

 01. YouTube (Online Video Website) — Steve Chen, Chad Hurley & JawedKarim  02. Google ( Search Engine ) — Larry Page & Sergey Brin  03. Facebook ( Social Networking Website )— Mark Zuckerberg  04. Yahoo— David Filo & Jerry Yang
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India at Rio Olympics 2016

→ Total athletes : 117 (Including who failed doping test : 124) → Sport participations : 15 sports → Flag bearer (opening) : Abhinav Bindra → Flag bearer (Closing) : Sakshi Malik → Rank in Medal Table : 67 → Total Medals : 2 (1 Silver +
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Rio Olympics 2016

→ Official Name : Games of the XXXI Olympiad (31st Modern Olympics) → Host city : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil → Motto : A New World → Held between : 5th to 21st August 2016 → Nations participating : 207 (205 National Olympic Committees + Refugee
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National Sports Awards 2016

National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.  Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of
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FAQs on GST

Question 1. What is GST? How does it work? Answer: GST is one indirect tax for the whole nation, which will make India one unified common market. GST is a single tax on the supply of goods and services, right
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Important Awards and their Fields

  1. Oscar – Film   2. Dada Sahib Phalke – Film   3. Grammy – Music   4. Pulitzer – Journalism and Literature   5. Arjun – Sports   6. Bowelay – Agriculture   7. Kalinga – Science  
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