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Banking Digest, 15 January 2019

National

  • The first state, which gives reservation upto 10% to the economically backward General Category - Gujarat.
  • The 'one family one job' scheme launched in the state government of - Sikkim.
  • FICCI's 'India Barometer Report 2019' estimates that India's economy will grow at a rate - between 7.3% and 7.7%.

International

  • These two Gulf countries gave consent to the India's 'Farm-to-Port' project - United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia.

Banking

  • Newly appointed non-executive part-time chairman of Yes Bank - Brahm Dutt.
  • In December 2018 as compared to 4.64% in the preceding month, India’s annual Wholesale Price Inflation (WPI) index has eased to an eight-month low at - 3.8%.

Sports

  • Overall winner at the '2019 Khelo India Games' - Maharashtra.
  • Winner of the '2019 Premier League' team badminton tournament - Bengaluru Raptors.

Person In News

  • Current Chief Minister of Sikkim - Pawan Kumar Chamling.
  • The person who resigned as chairman of 'The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI, Delhi) - Ashok Chawla.

General Knowledge

  • The 'Khelo India' scheme has launched in - 2016.
  • IBL's first Premiere Badminton League – 2013.
  • Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) established in the year – 1927.
  • The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) established in Delhi in the year -1974.

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