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Banking Digest, 21 August 2018

National

  • As per the new rules of the Home Ministry, the cash will not be filled in the ATM machine in the city at night after - 9 PM.
  • This country has created Guided 'Smart Anti Airfield Weapon' (SAAW) bomb - India.

International

  • Ecuador announced new rules to stop the migrations of this nationals entering without passport - Venezuela.
  • With this country, India conducted a military exercise on 'Maitri 2018' during the 6-19 August 2018 - Thailand.

Banking

  • After the bank failed to invoke one that was issued for Aircel Group, The telecom department has blacklisted bank guarantees issued by - Standard Chartered.

Sports

  • For the first time in history, this Tennis player has earned the ‘Career Golden Masters’ - Novak Djokovic (Serbia).
  • This Indian won the first gold medal in 'Asian Games 2018' in wrestling - Bajrang Punia.
  • In August-18, bowler Mitchell Johnson of this country announced his retirement from all forms of cricket – Australia.

Person In News

  • The Supreme Court has restored the honour of this Army veteran led the Operation Blue Star in 1984 and award him a rank of Lieutenant Colonel post-retirement - Major (now retd) Kunwar Ambreshwar Singh.
  • 'WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018' Award Winner - S. K. Arora (Health Department, Government of Delhi).

General Knowledge

  • Full form of ATM - Automated Teller Machine.
  • On 3-6 June 1984, under the leadership of this Prime Minister, Operation Blue Star was conducted - Indira Gandhi.
  • Capital of Ecuador - Quito.
  • National currency of Thailand - Thai Baht.
  • The first Asian Games was organized in 1951 at - Delhi (India).
  • India's indigenously designed lightweight 'glide' bomb - Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW).
  • India’s Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) establish in year – 1958.

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