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Banking Digest: 15 December 2017

 

National

 

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned India's first Scorpene class submarine, INS Kalvari, into the Indian Navy at this dockyard in Mumbai – Mazgaon Dockyard Ltd
  • He was the Chief Guest of the National Energy Conservation Day celebrations held in New Delhi – President Ram Nath Kovind
  • This State government has approved the draft of a bill to check land mafia and organised – Uttar Pradesh
  • The police of this city in Uttar Pradesh are set to be called as Tourism Police - Mathura
  • This State government decided to increase non-creamy layer limit for OBCs to Rs 8 lakh - Maharashtra

Banking

  • the India’s GDP growth forecast for 2018, according to United Nations ‘World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018’ report is- 7.2%
  • RBI imposes Rs 3 crore penalty on - IndusInd Bank

 

International

 

  • The US Federal Reserve raised the interest rates, the third rate rise this year, by – 0.25%
  • This multilateral bank has granted 1st loan to China to reduce dependence on coal – Asia Investment Infrastructure Bank (AIIB)
  • This country has started World's Biggest Floating Solar Project - China

 

Sports

 

  • This Indian Boxer has been named Asian Boxing Confederations youth boxer of year – Sachin Siwach
  • First Batsman to score three double centuries in ODI’s – Rohit Sharma

 

Person In News

 

  • He has been elected as chairman of television ratings agency Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) India – Nakul Chopra
  • He has been as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India – Pradeep Singh Kharola

 

General Knowledge

 

  • Every year National Energy Conservation Day is observed on – 14th December
  • The first state to enact a law to deal with organised crime in the state - Maharashtra
  • The Second Administrative Reforms Commission was headed by - M Veerapa Moily

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