Top 10 Daily Current Affairs : 18 August 2017

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Top 10 Daily Current Affairs : 18 August 2017

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18 August 2017

Five Indian-origin persons featured in Fortune’s annual list of 40 young and influential people in the field of business.  The Indian-origin persons who are included in the list are 26-year-old Divya Nag, Rishi Shah, Shradha Agarwal, Leila Janah, and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. The list which includes Facebook founder... Read More

category: Important Days

18 August 2017

The Union Government banned exports of Gold jewellery, medallions and other articles above 22- carat purity in a bid to check round-tripping of the precious metal. According to the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), certain provisions of the foreign trade policy (2015-20) are amended to allow export of gold jewellery and articles... Read More

category: International

18 August 2017

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) went digital by launching a bespoke mobile wallet (mobile payment App) that would enable its existing 100 million customers to make Bill payments. This digital wallet was launched at an event by Manoj Sinha, Minister for Telecommunications in the capital. The wallet has been developed and issued by MobiKwik on... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

18 August 2017

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry announced November 13 as the date for conducting its National Assessment Survey (NAS) for the students of class 3, 5, and 8. During several rounds of the survey, a total of 4.45 lakh students has been tested for various learning outcomes. Approximately 30 lakh students will be assessed in the year... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

18 August 2017

Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup for the 10th time recently. He defeated over Barcelona Team. MarcoAsensio and Karim Benzema scored for Real Madrid to secure a 2-0 win over Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup.

category: Indian Affairs

18 August 2017

Emma Stone named as Hollywood’s best-paid female actor in Forbes annual list of top earners. The 28-year-old made $26m in the last 12 months, the majority of which was earned from her Oscar-winning performance in the musical romance La La Land.  Stone won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

category: Sports

18 August 2017

General Motors (GM) India announced the appointment of Sanjiv Gupta as the new President and Managing Director of the company. The current President and Managing Director Kaher Kazem will hand over the reins of the company to Sanjiv Gupta, who is Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1, 2017 He will combine his role as GM India President... Read More

category: Defence

18 August 2017

Private sector Karur Vysya Bank has unveiled the Aadhaar Enrolment Centre in Chennai. It is the first private sector bank to provide Aadhaar Enrolment Centre service in the country. The Customers need to bring in the approved documents as proof of residence and identity.

category: International

18 August 2017

Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval to the Scheme of providing Budgetary Support under Goods and Service Tax (GST) Regime. The eligible industrial units located in State of Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and the North Eastern States including... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

18 August 2017

Lakshya won the Bulgaria Open International Series title recently. He defeated Croatia's Zvonimir Durkinjak in the men's singles final in Sofia, Bulgaria. He had beaten Sri Lanka's Dinuka Karunaratna 21-19 21-14 in the semi-finals.

category: Sports

18 August 2017

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr.  Harsh Vardhan, launched the “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign. The Minister impressed upon the children the importance of their contribution towards reducing pollution by not bursting harmful fire crackers during Diwali.

category: International

18 August 2017

The National Highways Authority of India launched two mobile Apps namely MyFASTag and FASTag Partner in New Delhi, to facilitate the availability of FASTags for Electronic Toll Collection. MyFASTag is a consumer App can be downloaded from the App Store for both Android and iOS systems.  FASTag Partner is a merchant App agencies like... Read More

category: Books & Authors

18 August 2017

Defence Ministry cleared a proposal to procure 6 Apache attack helicopters for Army. The acquisition of the helicopters, equipment and training cost around four thousand 168 crore rupees.  The Defence Council also approved a proposal to procure two gas turbine engines for Naval ships at a cost of 490 crore rupees.

category: Persons

18 August 2017

President Ramnath Kovind asked mining companies to make a policy for the welfare of labourers and their families.  The mineral sector contributes 2.6 per cent of country's GDP and provides direct employment to over 10 lakh people on a daily basis. The 37 winner prizes and 34 runner-up prizes were given to the winning... Read More

category: International

18 August 2017

The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to complete the balance works of North Koel Reservoir Project in Bihar, stalled since 1993. Under the revived project, storage of water in Mandal dam to be constructed under it will be will be restricted at a lower level than envisaged earlier. The project is situated on the North Koel river, a tributary of... Read More

category: International

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