Who has been appointed as the new governor of RBI ?
N S Vishwanathan
The government has appointed Shaktikanta Das as the new RBI governor, a day after Urjit Patel resigned as RBI Governor. He is the 25th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
A former economic affairs secretary from 2015 to 2017, Das worked closely with the central bank. He is currently a member of the Finance Commission of India, and the government’s representative at the Group of 20 summits.
Which ministry has launched a Twitter account named ‘@CyberDost’ to spread awareness about cybercrimes?
Ministry of Home Affairs
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Minister of Human Resource Development
Ministry of External Affairs
Minister of Women and Child Development
Home Ministry has launched a Twitter account named ‘@CyberDost’ to spread awareness about cybercrimes and normal precautions to be taken.
Which country has recently become a full member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ?
Israel became a full member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international body set up to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other threats to the international financial system.
Who is the present President of the Asian Development Bank ?
Jim Yong Kim
K. V. Kamath
Takehiko Nakao is Present President of the Asian Development Bank.
The theme for 2018 International Mountain Day is
Mountains under Pressure
Mountain cultures: Celebrating diversity and strengthening identity
Development in Mountains
Nature and Mountains
International Mountain Day is held every year on 11 December, which was established by the UN General Assembly in 2003 to encourage sustainable development in mountains. The theme for 2018 IMD is “Mountains Matter”.
Who has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” 2018 ?
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October 2018 at his country’s Istanbul consulate, has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” alongside several other journalists.
The magazine has also honoured Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo — currently imprisoned in Myanmar and the staff of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, including five members killed in a June shooting.
Who is the present chief of Indian Air Force ?
Birender Singh Dhanoa
Air Force Chief Birender Singh Dhanoa
The Government of India and the ADB signed a Loan Agreement for USD ______ million to build-up the State Tourism Industry in Tamil Nadu.
The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed in New Delhi a Loan Agreement for $31 million to build-up the State Tourism Industry and boost visitor arrivals in Tamil Nadu.
Which Indian sportsperson has been honoured with Meethoileima title?
Manipur Government honored AIBA World Women Boxing Gold medalist MC Mary Kom with the title “Meethoileima” (par excellent queen) at a function in Imphal, Manipur.
The RBI has imposed a fine of Rs 1 Cr. on which Bank for violating cyber security norms ?
Punjab National Bank
Bank of Baroda
Central Bank of India
The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on Indian Bank for violating cybersecurity norms. The contravention is with regard to RBI’s directions on Frauds – Classification and Reporting by Commercial Banks.