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Banking Digest, 13 August 2018

National

  • Water aerodromes will construct in Chilika Lake in - Odisha
  • The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will provide domain names in India, including this number of scheduled languages - 22.

International

  • Theme of International Youth Day 2018 - Safe Spaces for Youth.
  • Israel has opened a visa application centre in this Indian city for tourists – Kolkata, West Bengal.

Banking

  • This technology company launched an easy mobile ERP application 'Vyapari' app for MSMEs and business communities of India - logo Infosoft.

Sports

  • Asian Games 2018 to be held in – Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Barcelona's new team captain - Lionel Messi (Argentina).

Person in News

  • British Author of “A House for Mr Biswas” died - V.S. Naipaul.
  • President of the 73rd UN General Assembly - Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces (Spain).
  • First-ever woman Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court - Justice Gita Mittal.
  • Book titled "Hindsight & All the Things I Can't See in Front of Me" by - Justin Timberlake.

General Knowledge

  • John Postel established Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Los Angeles (US) in year - 1998.
  • International Youth Day - August 12.
  • First 'International Youth Year' – 1985.
  • Israel's National Currency - Israeli New Shekel.
  • First Asian Games was played in 1951 at - New Delhi (India).
  • United Nations Organization (UN) located in Manhattan (USA) established in year - 1945 (24 October).
  • Total Members of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) – 193.

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