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Banking Digest, 02 January 2019

National

  • The Lok Sabha passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, which would allow to run the Medical Council of India (MCI) by a panel of - eminent medical professionals.
  • This many monuments declared protected and of national importance by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in 2018 – Six (6).

International

  • America's NASA spacecraft is zooming toward the farthest, and quite possibly the oldest, cosmic body ever photographed by humankind, named - Ultima Thule (some 4 billion miles away).

Banking

  • On December 31, 2018, the central government infused Rs. 10,882 crore capital in - 4 Public sector banks (UCO Bank, Syndicate Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Central Bank of India).

Sports

  • Captain of the 'ICC Women's ODI Team of the Year 2018' - Suzie Bates (New Zealand).
  • Captain of the 'ICC Women's T20I Team of the Year 2018' - Harmanpreet Kaur (India).

Person In News

  • This Senior Bollywood actor dies in Canada on 31st December - Kader Khan.

General Knowledge

  • The 'Medical Council of India' came into existence in the year - 1956.
  • In India, the 'Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Places and Remains Act' formed in the year - 1958.
  • Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) established in the year - 1861.
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of US established in the year - 1948.

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