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Banking Digest, 21 January 2019

National

  • National Museum of Indian Cinema was set up in – Mumbai.
  • The country's second 'Defence Industrial Corridor' was built in the state of - Tamil Nadu.

International

  • On January 19, US’s spy satellite was launched, named - NROL-71.

Banking

  • This State-run company has entered into a pact with Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation (GMDC) to set up a plant in joint venture in Gujarat to conduct joint exploration of manganese-bearing areas - MOIL.

Sports

  • Winner of Mumbai Half Marathon 2019 (21km) - Shreenu Mughta (Man), Menu Prajapati (Female).
  • Winner of Mumbai Marathon 2019 in Men's Group - Cosmas Lagat (Kenya).
  • Winner of Mumbai Marathon 2019 in Women's Group - Worknesh Alemu (Ethiopia).

Person In News

  • New President of Madagascar - Andry Rajoelina.
  • Winner of the first Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials Research by the Centre for Advanced Materials of the United Arab Emirates - C. N. R. Rao.
  • New President of Democratic Republic of Congo - Felix Tshisekedi.

General Knowledge

  • Capital of Madagascar – Antananarivo.
  • Currency of Madagascar - Malagasy Ariary.
  • NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • Capital of Democratic Republic of Congo - Kinshasa.

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