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Banking Digest, 17 February 2019

National

  • Under the ambit of Indo-German MSME Innovation Project, MCCIA-GIZ Information and Innovation Facilitation Cell (IIFC) was inaugurated in - Pune (Maharashtra).

International

  • On February 15, India announced the withdrawal of Most Favoured Nation status for - Pakistan.
  • To assist refugees from Myanmar, the UN supported ‘2019 Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis’ seeks to raise - $ 920 million.

Banking

  • According to data released by Commerce Ministry, India's merchandise trade deficit widened to …… in January 2019 after hitting a 10-month low of $13.08 billion in December - $14.73 billion.

Sports

  • Released on 14 February, this Indian player grabs a career-best second position in the ICC rankings for Twenty-20 bowlers - Kuldeep Yadav.
  • Released on 14 February, No. 1 player in the ICC rankings for Twenty-20 bowlers - Rashid Khan (Afghanistan).
  • Released on 14 February, No. 1 player in the ICC rankings for Twenty-20 batsmen - Babar Azam (Pakistan).
  • Released on 14 February, No. 1 player in the ICC rankings for Twenty-20 Team - Pakistan.

Person In News

  • The new Controller, Assistant Secretary-General (Programme Planning, Finance and Budget) in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance of United Nations - Chandramouli Ramanathan (India).
  • New chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) - Pramod Chandra Modi.
  • Secretary-General of United Nations - António Guterres.

General Knowledge

  • United Nations Organization (UN) established in the year - 1945 (24 October).
  • Headquarter of United Nations - Manhattan (New York City, USA).
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) established in the year – 1995.
  • Capital of Pakistan – Islamabad.
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) established in the year - 1964.
  • Headquarter of the International Cricket Council (ICC) - Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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