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Banking Digest, 24 March 2019

International

  • Theme of World Water Day 2019 - Living No One Behind.
  • According to The Lancet Global Health article, 57% reduction in incidence of tuberculosis cases will be seen only by - 2035.
  • The United States acknowledged Israeli sovereignty over the - Golan Heights.

Economy and Banking

  • The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the Rate of Exchange of conversion of the Foreign Currencies under - the Customs Act, 1962 (effective from March 21).

Environment and Ecology

  • On March 15, Mozambique was hit by the cyclone - Idai.

Awards and Person in News

  • Minister of the Karnataka State died on March 22 at Hubli, named - C. S. Shiwali.
  • New Chief of Indian Navy from May 31 - Vice Admiral Karambir Singh.

Defence

  • The 'Africa-India Field Training Exercise 2019' (AFINDEX-19) was launched on 18th March at - Pune (Maharashtra, India).
  • During March 26-30, Langkawi International Maritime Aero Expo (LIMA-2019) is planned in - Malaysia.

Sports

  • Winner of the SAFF Women's Football Championship 2019 in Nepal – India.

General Knowledge

  • The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) was established in - 1944.
  • World Water Day - March 22.
  • United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal ….. : Water for all by 2030' - SDG-6.
  • UN Water - Establishment Year: 2003; Headquarter: Geneva (Switzerland).

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