- All private cryptocurrencies, except any cryptocurrency issued by the state, be banned in India.
- It has also drafted a law, the ‘Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019’, which mandates a fine and imprisonment of up to 10 years for offences.
- Governor of RBI: Shaktikant Das; Headquarters: Mumbai, Founded: 1 April 1935, Kolkata.
i. The Indian Navy commissioned its new Dornier Aircraft Squadron in Chennai. This is Indian Navy’s 5th Dornier Aircraft squadron.
ii. The Dornier squadron under Eastern Naval Command would strengthen Indian Navy’s efforts in maintaining constant surveillance and safe guarding maritime interests in the eastern seaboard of India.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Mains:
- Chief of the Naval Staff: Admiral Karambir Singh.
i. Government of India will provide 10,000 scholarships for heirs of the liberation war fighters of Bangladesh called ‘Muktijodhas’ over the next five years under the Nutan India-Bangladesh Maitree Muktijodha Sontan Scholarship Scheme.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For EPFO/LIC ADO Main :
- PM of Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina; Capital of Bangladesh : Dhaka.
- Currency of Bangladesh: Taka.
- Chairman of LIC : M R Kumar.
- Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways: Nitin Jairam Gadkari.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Main :
- CEO of Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd: Sanjay Jalona.
7. New governors appointed to 6 Indian States
- Madhya Pradesh: Lalji Tandon will replace Anandiben Patel.
- Uttar Pradesh: Anandiben Patel will replace Ram Naik.
- West Bengal: Jagdeep Dhankhar will replace Keshari Nath Tripathi.
- Bihar: Phagu Chuhan will replace Lalji Tandon.
- Nagaland: R.N. Ravi will replace P.B. Acharya.
- Tripura: Ramesh Bais will replace Kaptan Singh Solanki.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For EPFO/LIC ADO Main 2019:
- Chief of the Army Staff: General Bipin Rawat.
- Headquarters of NASA: Washington DC USA; Founded: 29 July 1958.
- Administrator of NASA: Jim Bridenstine.
- CM of Andhra Pradesh: Y S Jaganmohan Reddy.
- Governor of Andhra Pradesh: Biswabhusan Harichandan.
- Mohan Bagan Ratan: Keshav Dutt (Hockey).
- Mohan Bagan Ratan: Captain Prasun Banerjee (Football).
- Club felicitates Indian Peacer: Mohammed Shami (Cricket).
- Lifetime Achievement award: Ashok Chatterjee (Football).
- Best Football Player for the season 2018-19: Arijit Bagui (Football).
- Mohun Bagan Club Established in: 1889.
- President of Mohun Bagan Club: Mr. Gitanath Ganguly.
13. John Isner wins Hall of Fame Tennis Championships