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Banking Digest, 19 September 2018

National

  • During 16-18 September, first 'India Tourism Mart (ITM 2018)' organized by tourism ministry at - New Delhi.
  • Total no. of schools has been given 'Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18' - 52.

International

  • 130-km India-Bangladesh Friendship Products Pipeline will be built between these cities - Siliguri (West Bengal) and Parbatipur (Bangladesh).
  • For the movement of goods to and from northeast India, Bangladesh's Cabinet has approved to use the - Chittagong and Mongla ports.
  • World's first hydrogen-powered train rolls out in – Germany (Coradia iLint trains).

Banking

  • First-ever three-way consolidation of banks in India for amalgamation of the three banks - Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank.

Sports

  • Two persons recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for this year - Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu.

Person In News

  • Indian wrestler, who won the gold medal in Asian Games in 1962, died in Pune - Ganpatrao Andalkar.
  • SpaceX’s first Private space traveler to the moon - Yusaku Maezawa (Japan).

General Knowledge

  • National Currency of Bangladesh - Bangladeshi Taka.
  • Capital of Malta - Wallette.
  • Highest Sports Award by Government of India - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • 'Big Falcon' Rocket is the private space company - SpaceX.

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