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Banking Digest, 10 February 2019

National

  • On Feb 8, this indigenously developed propulsion technology based missile system was successfully flight tested in Odisha - Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR).
  • On Feb 6, the Government e Marketplace (GeM) has signed a MoU to enable a fair and competitive environment in the e-Marketplace with - Competition Commission of India (CCI).
  • the Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday announced the creation of a separate administrative and revenue division of Ladakh, making it the
  • Third region which gets Divisional Status by J&K state – Ladakh.

International

  • This front-line warship of the Indian Navy participated in a multinational training exercise, ‘Cutlass Express 2019’ held in the Indian Ocean - INS Trikand.
  • During February 15 to 22, The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) under the United Nations Environment Programme will be hosted by - India (Gandhinagar, Gujarat)

Banking

  • On Feb 8, this bank has joined digital invoice discounting marketplace-Invoicemart, as a financier to help Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in lending - State Bank of India (SBI).
  • On Feb 8, the RBI has slapped Rs 1 crore penalty on this bank for not monitoring the end use of funds in respect of one of its borrowers - State Bank of India (SBI).

Sports

  • The International Paralympics Committee (IPC) will conditionally readmit …… by 15 March, lifting a suspension imposed over a doping scandal - Russia.
  • This Indian weightlifter has won silver medal in the 67 kg weight category in the 'EGAT Cup 2019' - Jeremy Lalrinnunga.

Person In News

  • This veteran photographer who photographed ‘Shaktiman’ serial, the renowned TV serial on Doordarshan, died on February 8 in Mumbai - Nirmal Jani.

General Knowledge

  • Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) established in the year – 1958.
  • Government E-marketplace (GeM) of India established in the year – 2016.
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) established in the year – 2003.
  • United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) established in the year – 1972.
  • Headquarter of United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) - Nairobi (Kenya).
  • The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) established in the year – 1989.
  • Headquarter of International Paralympic Committee (IPC) - Bonn (Germany).

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