1. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan kept the repo rate unchanged in Bi‐Monthly Monetary Policy on 1st April since retail inflation still remains 'sticky', but introduced steps to increase liquidity and contain volatility in the money market.
i. Bank Rate – 9 %
ii. Cash Reserve Ratio – 4 %
iii. Statutory Liquidity Ratio – 23 %
iv. Repo Rate – 8 %
v. Reverse Repo Rate – 7 %
vi. Marginal Standing Rate – 9 %
2. The 86th Annual Academy Oscar Awards 2014 –
The best picture award was won by 12 Years A Slave of Steve McQueen.
Best Actor – Matthew McConaughey (Film-Dallas Buyers Club),
Best Actress - Cate Blanchett (Film - Blue Jasmine),
Best Director - Alfonso Cuaron (Film – Gravity).