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Banking Digest, 8 August 2018

National

  • On August 6, 2018, ‘Festival of Democracy’ celebrated by - Kerala.
  • To promote the spirit of entrepreneurship in the country, Startup India launched this mentorship program - Startup Academia Alliance programme.
  • To give constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes, this is the constitutional amendment - 123rd.

International

  • This Arab country was freezing all new trade and investment relations with Canada - Saudi Arabia.

Banking

  • New Director and General Manager of United India Insurance Company - S. Gopakumar.

Sports

  • Host of ‘Rugby World Cup 2019’ – Japan.
  • This Romanian player won the women's singles title of 2018 Silicon Valley Classic women's tennis tournament - Mihaela Buzărnescu.
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova of this country won the women's singles title of 2018 City Open Women's Tennis Championships in Washington, DC - Russia.

Person in News

  • Director of Bollywood film “Halkaa” under the aegis of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) - Nila Madhab Panda.

General Knowledge

  • In India, 'Startup India' launched in year - 2016.
  • The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) established in year - 1974.
  • ‘Clean India’ campaign launched on date - 02 October 2014.
  • In India, the 'Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act' was enacted in year - 1989.
  • National Backward Class Commission (NCBC) established in year – 1993.
  • In India, the 'Sports Code' was announced in year - 2011.
  • National Currency of Saudi Arabia - Saudi Riyal.
  • The capital of Saudi Arabia - Riyadh.
  • The capital of Canada – Ottawa.
  • At the time of World War II, the name of the Atom bomb, which was bombed on Hiroshima city in Japan - Little Boy.

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