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Banking Digest, 10 October 2018

National

  • Partner State of 49th Goa International Film Festival – Jharkhand.
  • According to Boston Consulting Group (BCG), India will become the world's _____ wealthiest nation with personal wealth of  $5 trillion by 2022- 11th.

International

  • Theme of World Postal Day observed on October 9, 2018 - Innovation, Integration and Inclusion.

Banking

  • The Government of India has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 every month during - October 2018 to February 2019.
  • For formation of a joint venture for solar power generation of 3,000 MW and thermal power projects of 2,000 MW capacity, Coal India has entered into a pact with - NLC India Ltd (NLCIL).  

Sports

  • Javelin thrower who clinched India's first gold of the Games in the men's F42-44/61-64 category at the Asian Para Games in Jakarta and set world record - Sandeep Chaudhary (60.1 meters).
  • Indian weightlifter who won India's first gold medal at the Youth Olympics by winning the gold in men's 62kg category at 'Youth Olympics 2018' - Jeremy Lalrinnunga.
  • India's first ever judo player to win the historic silver medal at 'Youth Olympics 2018' in Argentina - Thangjam Tababi Devi.

Person In News

  • The current President of Tajikistan - Emomali Rahmon.
  • Chairman of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG) to assist the National Security Council - Ajit Kumar Doval.
  • Winner of the  2018 Nobel Prize in Economics - William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer (America).

General Knowledge

  • Universal Postal Union (UPU) established in the year - 1874 (9th October).
  • World Post Day - October 9.
  • Capital of Tajikistan – Dushanbe.
  • Currency of Tajikistan - Tajikistani Somoni and Rubae.
  • To help the National Security Council (NSC) of India, Strategic Policy Group (SPG) was established in the year - 1999.
  • Categories of Nobel Prize - Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Literature, Peace.

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