General Knowledge March 16th 2015 (2015-03-16)

BSE to auction Government bonds for FII’s

The Bombay Stock Exchange will auction Government bonds worth close to 893 Crores on March 16th between 3:30 PM and 5:30 PM.

9 companies lose large amounts of Market Capital

9 of the top 10 companies in the Sensex took a big hit in their market capitalization in the 2nd week of March. TCS was the most affected, with a drop in market cap of 22,584 crore to Rs. 5,05,557 crores.

Noted Gandhian Narayan Desai passes away

One of the country’s most well known Gandhians, Narayan Desai, known for his rendition of Gandhi Katha passed away at the age of 90 in Surat on March 14th.

Quarterfinal teams finalised in ICC World Cup

India will play Bangladesh, while Australia takes on Pakistan. In the other set of quarterfinals, Srilanka play South Africa and WestIndies play Newzealand.