March 2017 Current Affairs

February 2017 Current Affairs
28 FEB
NEWS
27 FEB
NEWS
25 FEB
NEWS
24 FEB
NEWS
23 FEB
NEWS
22 FEB
NEWS

January 2017 Current Affairs
31 JAN
NEWS
30 JAN
NEWS
28 JAN
NEWS
27 JAN
NEWS
25 JAN
NEWS
24 JAN
NEWS

December 2016 Current Affairs
31 DEC
NEWS
30 DEC
NEWS
29 DEC
NEWS
28 DEC
NEWS
27 DEC
NEWS
26 DEC
NEWS

November 2016 Current Affairs
30 NOV
NEWS
29 NOV
NEWS
28 NOV
NEWS
26 NOV
NEWS
25 NOV
NEWS
24 NOV
NEWS

SBI named in Hall Of Shame list of Banks funding Cluster Bomb Makers

SBI named in Hall Of Shame list of Banks funding Cluster Bomb Makers
21 June 2016 Current Affairs: The State Bank of India (SBI) was named in the Hall of Shame list of 158 banking institutions that have invested billions of dollars in companies making cluster bombs on 16 June 2016 . The list was prepared by Dutch campaign groupPAX Worldwide Investments in Cluster Munitions report.

State Bank of India (SBI) is the only Indian entity on the list that includes global giants like JP Morgan, Barclays, Bank of America and Credit Suisse.

Highlights : The report looks at investments into companies involved in the production of cluster munitions. 

158 financial institutions invested over 28 billion US dollars in the seven companies researched in the report between June 2012 and April 2016. These 7 companies are China Aerospace Science and Industry, China Aerospace Science and Technology, Hanwha (South Korea), Norinco (China), Orbital ATK (US), Poongsan (South Korea) and Textron (US).

Textron produces the CBU-105 Sensor Fuzed Weapon. Between June 2012 and April 2016, 49 financial institutions invested over 12 billion US dollars in Textron.The maximum number of 74 banks are from the US, followed by China (29) and South Korea (26). 

The majority of the financial institutions included in the Hall of Shame are from countries that have not yet joined the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM), the international treaty that bans this weapon. 

However, the report points towards the serious concern that there are still 20 financial institutions from seven countries which have joined the CCM. 


March 2017 Current affairs

February 2017 Current affairs
28 FEB
NEWS
27 FEB
NEWS
25 FEB
NEWS
24 FEB
NEWS
23 FEB
NEWS
22 FEB
NEWS




January 2017 Current affairs
31 JAN
NEWS
30 JAN
NEWS
28 JAN
NEWS
27 JAN
NEWS
25 JAN
NEWS
24 JAN
NEWS

December 2016 Current affairs
31 DEC
NEWS
30 DEC
NEWS
29 DEC
NEWS
28 DEC
NEWS
27 DEC
NEWS
26 DEC
NEWS

November 2016 Current affairs
30 NOV
NEWS
29 NOV
NEWS
28 NOV
NEWS
26 NOV
NEWS
25 NOV
NEWS
24 NOV
NEWS



FreshersLive - No.1 Job site in India. Fresherslive Current Affairs 2017 section offers informative quiz questions with answers regarding latest current affairs today for all sorts of competitive exams like UPSC, TNPSC , IFS, IAS, IPS, railway exams (RRB) and banking exams like IPBS PO, IPBS clerk, Federal Bank PO, ICICI, SBI, RBI legal officer & Grade officer posts and much more. Register with us to get latest Current Affairs Updates. Also get latest Current Affairs news and quiz Updates for free alerts daily through E-mail

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.