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Banking Digest: 25 February 2018

National

  • With this Mumbai-based private company Heavy Water Board signed an agreement to supply 20 tonnes of Heavy Water a year – M/s Clearsynth
  • Under this programme seven days cultural extravaganza ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ began in Madhya Pradesh – Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat
  • India signed an agreement with this country for an “Implementation Agreement in Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities in India” – Germany
  • First Fully Digitally Enabled Locomotive inducted into Indian Railways was manufactured in collaboration with – M/s General Electrics
  • This naval version of Prithvi-II missile was successfully test-fired from a ship in Bay of Bengal – Dhanush
  • This place saw the launching of Amma two-wheeler scheme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi – Chennai
  • India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) sign $84 Million Loan Agreement for Water Supply in this Indian state – Bihar
  • These two companies successfully conducted India’s first 5G network trial – Airtel, Huawei

Banking

  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) launched the Ombudsman Scheme for redressal of complaints in – Non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs)

International

  • The four countries part of 1,840-kilometre (1,143-mile) TAPI pipeline to pump natural gas beginning 2020 – Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India

Sports

  • She has been named captain for women's hockey team for tour of Korea – Rani Rampal

Person in News

  • The senior journalist and editor-in-chief of National Herald who passed away recently – Neelabh Mishra
  • He inaugurated the two-day ‘Rasotsav’ at Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Veterinary Institute in Mathura – Yogi Adityanath (Chief Minister of UP)

General Knowledge

  • Heavy Water used in nuclear industry is also known as – Deuterium
  • Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat was announced by Hon'ble Prime Minister on – 31 October, 2015
  • The Sustainable Development Goal No. 11 enunciated in SDG 2030 by the UN relates to - Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme 2006 for redressal of complaints was started by the RBI with effect from - 1995

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