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Banking Digest, 18 September 2018

National

  • According to the Central Pollution Control Board's (CPCB) report, the number of polluted stretches in India’s rivers has increased to - 351.
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 organized in - Houston, USA.

International

  • The founders of Salesforce.com bought this magazine owned by Meredith Corporation for $ 190 million - TIME.

Banking

  • On 17th September, an initiative 'Intinta Innovator' to promote the household capacity to solve the state’s problem launched by state - Telangana.
  • New Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of State Bank of India (SBI) - Prashant Kumar.

Sports

  • New decathlon world record maker with 9126 points - France’s Kevin Mayer.
  • '2018 Ahmet Comert Tournament' played in - Istanbul (Turkey).
  • At the Berlin Marathon 2018, runner Eliud Kipchoge of this country set the new marathon world record – Kenya.

Person In News

  • Moutaz Mousa Abdallah becomes the new PM of - Sudan.
  • Writer of "Why I am A Hindu" - Shashi Tharoor and Namita Gokhale.
  • The film won an audience award at the '2018 Toronto Film Festival' - Green Book.

General Knowledge

  • Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) established in year - 1974.
  • Jaipur Literature Festival began in - Year 2006.
  • Annual Sports Competition organized since 1979 in Talence (France) - DECASTAR.
  • Capital of Sudan - Khartoum.
  • National currency for Sudan - Sudanese Pound.
  • Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) established in year - 1976.

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