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Banking Digest, 17 September 2018

National

  • Under this scheme, Country will get 1.5 lakh 'Wellness Center' by 2022 - Ayushman India - National Health Protection Mission (ABNHPM).
  • Ayushman India - National Health Protection Mission (ABNHPM) will be launched on - 23 September 2018.
  • Celebration of 15th Prawasi Bhartiya Diwas -2019 in January at - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

International

  • The Theme of "International Ozone Day 2018" - Keep Cool and Carry On: The Montreal Protocol.
  • On 15th September 2018, in the economic and cultural sector, India has signed two agreements with this southeast European country - Serbia.
  • According to United Nations' global plan to step up fight against tuberculosis, Tuberculosis will be eliminated by – 2030.
  • To monitor changes in the ice cover level on Earth, NASA sent - Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellites-2 (ICESat-2).

Banking

  • Inflation rate based on the wholesale prices in August 2018 - 4.53%.

Sports

  • Winner of the eighth 'South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup' football tournament played at Dhaka - Maldives.
  • IAAF accords gold label to this Indian Marathon - Tata Mumbai Marathon.
  • Gold medal winner in Women's 48 kg boxing event in the Silesian Open boxing tournament in Poland - Mary Kom.

Person In News

  • Author of "Newsman: Tracking India in the Modi era" - Rajdeep Sardesai.

General Knowledge

  • Under the 'Ayushman India - National Health Protection Mission (ABNHPM)', 10.74 lakh families will be provided free health insurance of – Rs. 5 lakhs.
  • 'Pravasi Bhartiya Divas' - 9th January.
  • The German-Swiss chemist invented ozone gas in 1840 - Christian Fredrik Schoenben.
  • French physicist Charles Fabley and Henry Buisson discovered the ozone layer on Earth in - year 1913.
  • Capital city of Serbia – Belgrade.
  • South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) established in year - 1993.
  • Headquarters of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) established on July 17, 1912 - Monte Carlo (Monaco).
  • Commercial branch of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) - Antrix Corporation Limited.

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