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Banking Digest, 26 September 2018

National

  • 2018 'Ease of Living Index' rankings under AMRUT topped by - Andhra Pradesh.
  • According to the National Family Health Survey-4, these many children aged under five years have severe wasting - 7.5% (8 million).

International

  • On 23rd September 2018, India organised 'Gandhi March' at the – Hague, Netherlands.
  • A statue of this late South African leader has been unveiled at the United Nations - Nelson Mandela.
  • On the 100th anniversary of Mandela's birth, the U.N. is declaring the "Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace” during - 2019-2028.
  • On 19th and 20th November, ‘Interfaith Alliance Forum’ will be organized at - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Banking

  • According to Trans Union Cibil Report, these three states have 40% share in total retail loans on 30th June 2018 - Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
  • RBI instructed to send Rana Kapoor, CEO of this bank, on leave for the rest of his term ending January 31, 2019 - Yes Bank.

Sports

  • In Table Tennis, the team titles in the girls and cadet boys category at the 2018 Serbia Junior and Cadet Open won by - India.
  • Best Footballer (Female) of the 'FIFA Football Award 2018'- Marta (Brazil).
  • Best Footballer (Male) of the 'FIFA Football Award 2018' - Luka Modric (Croatia).

Person In News

  • Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins Presidential Elections of – Maldives.
  • Kevin Sistrom and Mike Craig, the Co-founder of this mobile app, announced his resignation from the company - Instagram.
  • The ‘Right Livelihood Award 2018’ has been given to - 3 Saudi and 2 Latin American personal.

General Knowledge

  • Government of India launched Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) in year – 2015.
  • The capital city of the Netherlands – Amsterdam.
  • United Nations (UN) established in the year - 1945 (24 October).
  • United Nations’ Headquarter - Manhattan, New York City, USA.
  • Capital of Maldives – Malé.
  • National currency of the Maldives - Maldivian rufiyaa.
  • International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) establishment in year – 1904.
  • This annual honor being given since 1980 is known as the “Alternative Nobel” - Right Livelihood Award.

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