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Banking Digest, 12 December 2018

National

  • A long-range surface-to-surface Nuclear Capable Ballistic missile, that can target up to 5000 km - Agni-V.
  • Centre decided to increase the government's contribution, in the NPS tier - I, to - 14 percent.
  • The Union Home Ministry has notified amendments to the Citizenship Rules, 2009, to include a separate column in the citizenship form for applicants belonging to six minority communities from - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

International

  • NASA’s this spacecraft has become the second human-made object in history to reach the edge of our solar system - Voyager 2 (18 billion kilometres from Earth).

Banking

  • In December 2018, this person resigned as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - Urjit Patel.
  • According to a survey by Indeed, this topped the list of technology companies that are the most preferred workplaces in India - Adobe.
  • According to a survey by Indeed, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ranked in the list of technology companies that are the most preferred workplaces in India at - 10th position.

Sports

  • The 'Asian Continental 2018' chess competition organized in - Makati City (Philippines).

Person In News

  • The new chairman of the Board of SWIFT India - Arundhati Bhattacharya.
  • The Prime Minister Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) is currently headed by - Bibek Debroy.

General Knowledge

  • ‘Agni’ missile is a type of - Surface-to-surface missile.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) established in the year - 1935.
  • Headquarter of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - Mumbai.
  • The first Governor of the Reserve Bank of India - Sir Osborne Smith (1 April 1935 - 30 June 1937).
  • First Indian Governor of Reserve Bank of India - Sir C. D. Deshmukh (11 August 1943 - 30 June 1949).
  • The Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) is a 3-tonne class light helicopter runs on - single engine.

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