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Banking Digest, 14 December 2018

National

  • On December 12, the CBIC included these in the list of currencies for exchange rates for the purpose of valuing imports and exports - Korean Won and Turkish Lira.
  • Railways has commissioned 41 projects at a cost of Rs 700 crore for this festival that will begin in Allahabad - Kumbh Mela.
  • The first of the two these type of Vehicle, which is capable of undertaking rescue from a disabled submarine up to 650 metres depth, was inducted into the Indian Navy - Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicles (DSRVs).
  • This Advanced satellite will be launched by ISRO on 19th December - GSAT-7A.

International

  • In December 2018, the annual meteors shower shown in the sky, named - Geminid shower.
  • Japan selected the character for "disaster" from this language as its "defining symbol" for 2018 – Chinese.

Banking

  • According to data released by the government on December 12, India's retail inflation eased to this much percent in November-18, which stood at 4.88% in November 2017 - 2.3%.

Sports

  • A place is being played in the '2018 World Tour Finals' badminton tournament - Guangzhou (China).
  • This Indian player awarded with ‘Breakthrough Table Tennis Star award’ at the ITTF Star Awards ceremony in Korea's Incheon city - Manika Batra (India's first table tennis player to win this award).

Person In News

  • New Chief Minister of Mizoram - Zoramthanga (President of MNF Party).
  • New Chief Minister of Telangana – K. Chandrasekhar Rao.

General Knowledge

  • Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) was established with the name 'Customs and Central Excise / CGS Department' in British India in the year - 1855.
  • Assembly elections in India are organized every - 5 years.
  • Capital of Japan - Tokyo.
  • Japanese currency - Japanese Yen.

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