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Banking Digest, 06 January 2019

National

  • The National Green Tribunal imposed a fine of whopping Rs 100 crore on this state government for its failure to curb illegal coal mining in the state – Meghalaya.
  • The theme of 27th New Delhi World Book Fair - Readers with Special Needs.
  • East Siang District in Arunachal Pradesh has achieved 100% electrification under the - Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana- Saubhagya Scheme.
  • The FSSAI’s new packaging regulations which prohibits packaging material made of recycled plastics will be complied by food businesses by – 1 July 2019.
  • In January 2019, The Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award presented to – 29 journalists.

International

  • This Indian short film won the Best Short Movie Award at the Asia South East International Short Film Festival - Finding Beauty in Garbage.
  • This country indigenously developed A-100 rocket to target up to more than 100 km - Pakistan.

Banking

  • Government of India has infused this much amount in public sector banks till December 2018 - more than Rs 51,000 crore.

Sports

  • 2019 Asia Cup football tournaments are being played in - Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).

Person In News

  • Author of '281 and Beyond' - V. V. S. Laxman and R. Kaushik.
  • This journalist got 'Ramnath Goenka award for journalism in the Best of the Spot Reporting category - Jagvinder Patial (ABP).

General Knowledge

  • National Green Tribunal (NGT) establishment in the year – 2010.
  • The first 'New Delhi World Book Fair' was organized in the year - 1972.
  • Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” was launched in the year – 2017.
  • Food Security and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) established in the year – 2011.
  • Headquarter of the Food Security and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) - New Delhi.
  • Capital of Pakistan – Islamabad.
  • Currency of Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee.

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