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Banking Digest, 13 June 2019

Days in Focus

  • Theme for World Day Against Child Labor 2019 - Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!

Economy

  • Head of the RBI's top-level committee to examine ATM charges and fees by banks - V. G. Kannan.

International

  • First place in the 'Brandz Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2019' – Amazon.
  • This North American country will ban single-use plastics from 2021 - Canada.

National

  • Indian firms that ranked in 'Brandz Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2019' - HDFC Bank (60), LIC (68) and Tata Consultancy Services (97).

Persons in News

  • New additional principal secretary to Prime Minister - P. K. Mishra.
  • Interim central vigilance commissioner of India with effect from the June 10 - Sharad Kumar.

General Knowledge

  • International Labor Organization (ILO) – Established in: 1919; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • ATM - Automated Teller Machine.
  • Canada - Capital: Ottawa; Currency: Canadian Dollar.
  • Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) of India was established in - 1964.

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