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Banking Digest: 21 June 2018

National

  • On 19-20 June 2018, 5th National Standards Conclave held in - New Delhi.
  • This no. of MoUs signed and 6 at an advanced stage under ‘Adopt a Heritage’ Scheme - 3.
  • ‘National Digital Library of India’ is developed by - IIT Kharagpur.
  • At 141 metres, the tallest girder rail bridge in the world under construction over river Iring in - Manipur.
  • Indian Army observes this year as Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty – 2018.

International

  • The US Senate passed ‘National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2019’ with a deal price of - USD 716 billion.
  • The theme of 'International Yoga Day 2018' is - Yoga for Peace.
  • The country left the UN Human Rights Council - America.

Banking

  • To establish an Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing Research Lab, IIT-BHU signs MoU with – Amazon.
  • The RBI made compulsory PAN in this much transactions under Liberalized Remittance Scheme - $ 25,000 less.

Sports

  • This country’s women hockey team has won Spain tour in June18 - India.
  • This Switzerland's tennis player wins Queen's Club grass court ATP Men's Tennis Championship in London - Wawrinka

Person in News

  • After Jammu and Kashmir alliance government collapsed, resignation was submitted by Chief Minister - Mehbooba Mufti
  • Convener of Chief Ministers Subgroup constituted to Coordinate Policy Approaches for Agriculture - Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
  • This woman won title 'Femina Miss India 2018' – Anukruti Vas.

General knowledge

  • The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was founded in year - 1895.
  • World Tourism Day is celebrated on - September 27.
  • Indian Ministry of Tourism launched 'Adopt a Heritage' scheme on - 27th September 2017.
  • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) has been implemented in India in the year - 2006.
  • 'National Reading Day' is celebrated in India on - June 19.

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