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Banking Digest, 12 August 2018

National

  • ‘One District One Product’ Summit started on August 10, 2018 in - Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • An exhibition entitled ‘Prathibandhit Sahitya mein Swatantrata Sangram’ organized in - New Delhi.
  • Disaster relief Operation “Madad” launched in many parts of – Kerala.
  • A Single-Window Integrated Environmental Management System – PARIVESH (Pro-Active and Responsive facilitation by Interactive,Virtuous and Environmental Single-window Hub).
  • For transport vehicles, All Battery Operated Vehicles shall now exhibit their registration mark in - Yellow colour on Green background.
  • A defence industrial corridor in this city of Uttar Pradesh - Aligarh.

International

  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Peace Mission 2018 Exercise is conducted in Country - Russia.

Banking

  • This e-commerce company signed a MoU with the Uttar Pradesh Government for the convenience of MSME Industries - Amazon India.
  • A business unit of Godrej & Boyce has signed an agreement with British company GKN Aerospace to manufacture specialised helicopter fuel tanks - Godrej Aerospace.

Sports

  • This sprinter joined an elite band of athletes as the sole athletes to have won five outdoor golds of European title - Mahiedine Mekhissi (France).

Person in News

  • Current United Nations Secretary-General - António Guterres.
  • The next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - Michelle Bachelet (Chile).

General Knowledge

  • National Archives of India (NAI) was established in Kolkata as an Imperial Records Department in the year - 1891.
  • Headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) - Beijing, China.
  • Berlin is the capital of – Germany.
  • European championship was held for the first time in this year - 2018.
  • United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland, established in the year - 2006.

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