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Banking Digest, 13 October 2018

National

  • ISRO will set up 'Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science' at - Central Jammu University (CUJ).
  • In order to create employment for footwear and leather sector in these states, the central government approved expenditure of Rs. 2600 Crore for 2017-20 - Tamil Nadu, West Bengal.

International

  • In Global Hunger Index - 2018 (GHI), India’s position -103rd.
  • In World Bank's Human Capital Index 2018 (HCI), India’s position – 115th.
  • Top at World Bank's Human Capital Index 2018 (HCI) - Singapore.
  • 32nd edition of India - Indonesia coordinated patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) held during October 11 - 27 at - Belawan harbour, Indonesia.
  • Government of this Asian country decided to abolish the death penalty - Malaysia.

Banking

  • This Indian telecom company is tying up with Flipkart, Netflix, and MakeMyTrip to give customised offers to its subscribers - Bharti Airtel
  • This PSB loses Rs 143 crore in cyber fraud on October 12 - State Bank of Mauritius.

Sports

  • Indian athlete won the gold medal in men's T42/63 jump in Jakarta Para Asian Games 2018 - Sharad Kumar (record 1.90m).
  • 2022 Youth Olympics will be held in - Senegal.

Person In News

  • New Chairperson of National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) Limited - Sudhir Garg.
  • Activist, who was on an indefinite fast since 111 days to clean river Ganga, has died on 11th October - GD Agarwal.
  • First Global CEO of Amway - Milind Pant.

General Knowledge

  • Headquarter of ISRO - Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • First satellite of ISRO - 'Aryabhatt' (19 April 1975).
  • Country becomes the world's fourth country to reach on moon on October 22, 2008 - India.
  • In the first attempt on September 24, 2014, the first country, which entered in the orbit of the planet Mars - India.
  • Washington D.C. based World Bank (WB) founded in the year - 1945.
  • New York based United Nations Development Program (UNDP) established in the year - 1966.
  • Capital city of Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur.
  • National Currency of Malaysia - Malaysian Ringgit (MYR).
  • World Egg Day - October 12th.

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