Current Affairs QUIZ August 30, 2018
Where was the 2018 G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting held?
The G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting was held in Salta, Argentina. The theme of the meeting was 'Building consensus for fair and sustainable development'. The meeting took place as part of Sherpa Track for 2018 G20 Leaders’ Summit, which is to be hosted by Argentina by end of 2018.
Which bank has announced that the Department of Financial Services report has rated it as number one state-owned bank in terms of digital transactions?
Punjab National Bank (PNB) has announced that the Department of Financial Services report has rated it as number one state-owned bank in terms of digital transactions. The bank is also rated as the sixth overall amongst all banks in India for digital performance. The bank is rated as ‘Good’ by the government with a score of 71 which is the highest category of performance.
The State Bank of India (SBI), has changed the names and IFSC codes of ________ of its branches.
: The State Bank of India (SBI), has changed the names and IFSC codes of 1,300 of its branches. The idea behind the move is to rationalize SBI’s merger with six associate banks and the BhartiyaMahila Bank (BMB) which came into effect from April 1, 2017. SBI has updated the list of branches with old and new names and IFSC codes on its website.
Which state has signed a MoU with an America-based agency ‘Malaria No More’ and Indian agency ‘Malaria Elimination Trust’ to make the state malaria-free?
A ________ membered committee, under Vijay Raghavan has been set up to advise Prime Minister NarendraModi on science, technology, and innovations.
Who has been appointed as India's next High Commissioner to the United Kingdom in August 2018?
Senior diplomat RuchiGhanashyam has been appointed as India's next High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Ghanashyam is a 1982 batch Indian Foreign Service officer and is currently Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs. She succeeds Y K Sinha who had assumed the charge in December 2016.
The Government of India and the World Bank signed a $________ million Loan Agreement and $________ million Guarantee Agreement for the India Efficiency Scale-Up Program.
Where will the 2019 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships will be held?
The 2019 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships will be held in the North Korean Pyongyang. At the Asian Games weightlifting in Jakarta, which North Korea has dominated capital winning seven golds. The Asian Weightlifting Federation and North Korea's Sports Minister Kim IlGuk signed an agreement for North Korea to hold the championships from October 27, 2019.
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