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Banking Digest, 20 February 2019

National

  • On February 18, the 'One Health India' conference was organized in - New Delhi.
  • The Government of India has planned to launch initiative where it can deal with human and animal health together by regulating use of antibiotics, named - 'One Health' initiative.
  • During February 20-24, ‘Aero India Show 2019’ is organized in - Bangalore.
  • The World Bank has accepted a proposal to provide Rs 11,000 crore to India to improve safety of its 733 large dams across - 18 states.

International

  • On February 18, India inked a MoU to boost cooperation in the sector of nuclear energy with - Argentina.
  • President of this nation declared national emergency to fund his promised wall along the country's border with Mexico - the United States.
  • During the Aero India Show 2019, India will sign an agreement for skilling Indian youths in the aviation sector with - Singapore.
  • On February 18, India signed four MoUs along with joint Counter Terrorism programs with - Morocco

Banking

  • On 18 February, RBI decided to transfer …. as interim dividend to the government for the period of July to December 2018 - Rs 28,000 crore.

Sports

  • The first Football Ratna award won by - Sunil Chhetri.

Person In News

  • Winner of the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the year 2014 - Rajkumar Singhajit Singh (Manipuri dancer).
  • Winner of the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the year 2016 - Ram Vanji Sutar (sculptor).
  • Current President of Argentina - Mauricio Macri.

General Knowledge

  • Capital of Argentina - Buenos Aires.
  • Currency of Argentina - Argentine peso.
  • Capital of Singapore - Singapore (one city, capital, and nation).
  • Capital of Morocco – Rabat.
  • The only country in Africa that is not a member of the African Union (AU) – Morocco.

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