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Banking Digest, 22 October 2018

National

  • To honour the police and paramilitary personnel, involved in disaster response operations, The Prime Minister announced an award in the name of - Netaji Subash Chandra Bose.
  • In the honour of Atal Bihari Vajpayee this many Himalayan peaks have been named after him – Four (Atal-1, 2, 3 and 4).
  • India’s only aircraft carrier is set to sail after undergoing a five-month refit at a cost of ₹705 crore - INS Vikarmaditya.

International

  • This country withdrew from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia in 1987 - United States.
  • These countries are set to held ‘Cope India’ air exercise to a trilateral format in December - India, Japan and the US.
  • This party will form new government in Bhutan, who won 30 seats in 47 member National Assembly - Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT).

Banking

  • As statutory liquidity security (SLR), RBI mandated banks to keep this much portion of Net Demand and Time Liabilities (NDTL) - 19.5%.
  • RBI has allowed banks to lend up to this much portion of their capital funds to a single NBFC - 15%.

Sports

  • This team won the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018 - Mumbai.

Person In News

  • This Indian fast bowler announced his retirement from all forms of cricket - Praveen Kumar.

General Knowledge

  • Police Commemoration Day in India – 21 October.
  • World's highest peak - Everest (8848 meters).
  • India and America’s ‘Cope India’ air exercise was first organized in the year - 2004.
  • Capital of Bhutan – Thimphu.
  • Currency of Bhutan - Bhutanese ngultrum.
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy is related to - Cricket.
  • The only aircraft carrier in India - INS Vikramaditya.

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