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Banking Digest: 16 January 2018

National

  • The iconic Teen Murti Chowk has been renamed as the - Teen Murti Haifa Chowk
  • The sex ratio at birth (SRB) in Haryana has increased to - 914 girls for 1,000 boys
  • Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister inaugurated an Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) programme for Mangala-Bhagyam-Aishwarya (MBA) fields in - Barmer

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International

  • India has signed MoU on illegal Indian migrants’ return and sharing criminal records and intelligence with – Britain
  • The country has ordered to reimpose ban on women buying alcohol- Sri Lanka
  • 26 people were killed and more than 90 injured in a twin suicide attack in- Baghdad

Person in News

  • He has been appointed as the new Chairman of Kerala Maritime Board (KMB) – V J Mathew
  • He has been appointed the Chairman of the newly formed Finance Commission by Indian Olympic Association (IOA) – Anil Khanna

Sports

  • Indian Batsman created history by slamming the fastest T20 century in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy – Risabh Pant
  • The team has won the third edition of Premier Badminton League held in Hyderabad – Hyderabad Hunters
  • Euroasia for the second time is won by - Europe

General Knowledge

  • Every year 15 January is observed as the – Army Day
  • Armed Forces Veteran Day is observed on - January 14

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