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Banking Digest, 22 January 2019

National

  • According to the Oxfam India’s report, the top 1 per cent of the country’s richest getting richer by – 39%.
  • The first private facility in the country where the K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns will be manufactured - Armoured Systems Complex of Larsen and Toubro (Hazira, Gujarat).
  • The machine-learning algorithm to detect sepsis shock, accord in paediatric intensive care units, by this technique has 75% accuracy - Thermal Imaging.
  • According to an analysis by Itihaasa agency in India, India ranks …… in the world in terms of high quality research publications in artificial intelligence (AI) – Third.

International

  • Muslims in this country voted in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest as the best alternative to a new wave of Moro Islamic Liberation Front militants - Philippines.
  • According to an analysis by Itihaasa agency in India, top country in the world in terms of high quality research publications in artificial intelligence (AI) – China (37,918).

Banking

  • SEBI has proposed allowing this type of exchanges to create indices on which futures contracts can be introduced - Commodity Exchange.

Sports

  • Winner of the Women's Singles event in 'Singapore Open 2019' Tennis tournament - Ankita Raina.
  • Winner of the men's singles event in 'Malaysian Masters 2019' Badminton tournament - San Von Ho (South Korea).
  • Topper state at the ‘Khelo India Youth Games 2019’ - Maharashtra (228 medals).

Person In News

  • World's oldest person, who passed away on January 21 - Masajo Nonka (113 years) (Japan).

General Knowledge

  • Indian government launched an initiative called 'Khelo India' in the year - 2016.
  • Capital of Philippines – Manila.
  • Currency of Philippines - Philippine peso.
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) established in the year – 1988.
  • Headquarter of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) - Mumbai.

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