Wednesday, November 13, 2019

DAILY GK 10, 11 NOV 2019

DAILY GK 10, 11 NOV 2019
1.    Global Investor’s Meet 2019
ü Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated first edition of the ‘Rising Himachal: Global Investor’s Meet 2019’ at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. The meet was organised by the Himachal State govt. The partner country for the event was United Arab Emirates(UAE). 

2.    India international science festival 2019
ü The 5th edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 with the theme “RISEN India – Research, Innovation, and Science Empowering the Nation” has been held at at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, Kolkata, West Bengal.

3.    RBI raises income & lending limit for MFIs
ü RBI has raised the household income eligibility limit for eligible borrowers from NBFC –MFIs (Non-Banking Financial Companies-  Micro finance Institutions) to Rs 1.25 lakh from the existing Rs 1 lakh in rural areas and from Rs 1.6 lakh to Rs 2 lakh in urban /semi-urban areas.
RBI also increased the limit on disbursal of loans to Rs 75,000 from Rs 60,000 for the 1st cycle, and from Rs 1 lakh for the successive cycles to Rs 1.25 lakh.

4.    Report -“Furthering Digital Payments”
ü As per the report titled “Furthering Digital Payments” released by the  RBI, Banks will not be able to charge any fee for online National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) transactions done by the savings bank account customers from January 2020.

5.    Anjani Kumar was appointed as India’s next ambassador to Mali

6.    FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup
ü India has been named as the host country for 2023 FIH Men’s World Cup.The decision was finalized by the Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in the last annual meeting which held in Lausanne, Switzerland.

7.    National Legal Service Day-2019
ü National Legal Service day (NLSD) is celebrated every year on November 9. Legal Service Day was started in 1995 by Supreme court.

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