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Banking Digest, 18 April 2019

Defence

  • India's indigenously developed long range subsonic cruise missile - Nirbhay.

Economy

  • In the fiscal year 2018-19 that ended in March, the India’s finished steel exports fell by - 34%.
  • For MSMEs bill discounting on Apr 17, this state-owned bank has partnered with M1Xchange Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) platform - Bank of Maharashtra (BoM).
  • To train entrepreneurs and create jobs across India, Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) on Apr 16 partnered with – Facebook.

Environment

  • According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) estimates, the 2019 monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall is likely to be - 96%.

International

  • Under the new rules by ….. government, online platforms needs to sign licensing agreements with artist, publishers and journalists to use their work - European Union.
  • World Health Organization (WHO) has raised alarm over a 300% increase in the case of …… globally in the first quarter of 2019 compared with last year - Measles

National

  • Newly created post in the Office of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India - Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General (Coordination, Communication and Information System).
  • People of this state are celebrating the Rongali Bihu, started on April 15 – Assam.

Sports

  • Winner of the 2019 Masters golf Championship - Tiger Woods (America).

General Knowledge

  • European Union (EU) – founded in: 1993; Headquarter: Brussels (Belgium).
  • The Pulitzer Prize was established in – 1917.
  • India Meteorological Department (IMD) was established in - 1875.
  • Measles is caused by the - measles virus.

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