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Banking Digest, 20 September 2018

National

  • India's largest Medical Cyclotron Facility for the diagnosis of cancer - Cyclone-30 (VECC Kolkata).
  • For the delay in settlement of insurance claims under PMFBY, The farmers will be paid ____ interest by insurance companies - 12%.
  • On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, An online museum of Gandhiji's knowledge was opened as – Gandhipedia.
  • The world's first country to create a 'cooling action plan' for upskilling of 100,000 Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing technicians - India.

International

  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU) South Asia Area Office will be established in - New Delhi.
  • 4th BRICS Communications Ministers Meeting held in - Durban, South Africa.
  • 7th World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Summit on Urban Tourism held in - Seoul, South Korea.
  • The first streaming series to receive 'Emmy Comedy' honour - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Banking

  • The SEBI has approved new KYC norms for - foreign portfolio investors.

Sports

  • After winning two consecutive medals in the 2018 junior world wrestling championship in Taranawa city of Slovakia, he is the first Indian - Sajan Bhanwal.

Person In News

  • After Independence, the person, who recently passed away, is the first woman IAS officer of India - Anna Rajam Malhotra.

General Knowledge

  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU) established in year – 1865.
  • Headquarter of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - Geneva (Switzerland).
  • United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) established in the year - 1975.
  • Headquarter of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) - Madrid (Spain).
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) established in the year – 1988.

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