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Banking Digest : 21 March 2018

National

  • Informal World Trade Organisation Ministerial Meeting has begun in – New Delhi
  • The online marketplace hospitality service provider has signed 4 MoUs under DoNeR to boost north east tourism- Airbnb
  • President Ram Nath Kovind released Rs 1,000 and Rs 10 commemorative coins on the occasion of - Nabakalebar festival.
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Banking

  • The bank has signed MoU with India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) to offer mortgage guarantee backed home loan – State bank of India

International

  • India handed over the 18th diesel electric locomotive to – Myanmar
  • India has sign an agreement on sharing earth observation data- European Commission
  • The country has announced that women need not dress in black – Saudi Arabia

Person in News

  • The Eminent Hindi poet passed away recently at the age of 84 years – Kedarnath Singh
  • He is appointed as the new Managing Director of Sony India – Sunil Nayyar

Sports

  • The player has climbed 12 spots, to number two in ICICI T20 rankings - Yuzvendra Chahal

General knowledge

  • Every year International Happiness day is observed on- 20 March
  • Every year 20th March is observed as the – World Sparrow Day

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