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Banking Digest, 13 February 2019

National

  • “Swachh Shakti 2019”, a convention of Women Sarpanches was organized in - Kurukshetra, Haryana.
  • The theme for National Productivity Week 2019 which is being observed from 12th to 18th of February, is - Prosperity through Productivity.
  • The fire engine participated in the prestigious 53rd Statesman Vintage Car Rally held in New Delhi and secured the Challenger Trophy - John Morris fire engine (Yr. 1914 model).
  • Maersk Line shipping company has moved 16 containers on the river …… (National Waterway-1) from Varanasi to Kolkata on February 12 - river Ganga.

International

  • Under the theme of "Confluence of Energy", the 13th International Oil and Gas Conference “PETROTECH-2019” was organized in - Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  • This Check post in Gurdaspur district of Punjab designated as an authorised immigration checkpoint to exit and entry for visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan - Dera Baba Nanak land Check post.
  • On February 11, India signed a letter of intent with the government of this country to establish the ‘India-….. Marine Pollution Initiative’ - Norway.

Banking

  • Invoicemart, a TReDS (Trade Receivable Discounting System) platform is a digital invoice discounting marketplace by A. TREDS Ltd, a joint venture between …… Bank and B2B e- commerce company mjunction services ltd - Axis Bank Ltd.

Sports

  • Winner of the Allan Border Medal for the leading Australian men's cricketer of the year - Pat Cummins.
  • Winner of the Belinda Clark Award for the leading Australian women's cricketer of the year - Alisa Healy.

Person In News

  • Current Prime Minister of Norway - Erna Solberg.

General Knowledge

  • World Trade Organization (WTO) established in the year - 1995.
  • Headquarter of World Trade Organization (WTO) - Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) established in the year – 1986 (October 27).
  • Headquarter of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) - Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Capital of Norway – Oslo.
  • Currency of Norway - Norwegian Krone.

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