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  • Subhash Chandra Khuntia appointed as New IRDAI Chairman

    May 3, 2018
    Subhash Chandra Khuntia, a 1981-batch Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer who was a former Karnataka Chief Secretary appointed as Chairman of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved Khuntia's appointment for a period of three years. The post was vacant for more than two months after TS Vijayan’s tenure came to an end.

    SEBI Tightens KYC Norms For FPIs

    May 3, 2018
    Stepping up its crackdown on money laundering and round-tripping, SEBI recently came out with a detailed framework for risk-based Know Your Client (KYC) documentation of foreign portfolio investors (FPIs). Among other things, the market regulator made it clear that non-resident Indians (NRIs), overseas citizens of India (OCI) and resident Indians cannot be beneficial owners of FPIs. NRIs and OCIs can only obtain an FPI license on condition that they limit their roles to investment advisors and... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Maharashtra Becomes first To Provide Digitally Signed Documents

    May 3, 2018
    Maharashtra became the first state to provide digitally-signed land record receipts (also known as 7/12 receipts), which Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis claimed would check irregularities and bring in transparency. The 7/12 receipt is the most important document which establishes the ownership of the land and is primarily used by farmers while applying for loans. It is also used by the government during crop surveys and to extend various facilities.
    Category: Indian Affairs

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    World Press Freedom Day is celebrated on rd May

    May 3, 2018
    Every year, 3 May is a date which celebrated as the World Press Freedom Day to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession. This year’s global theme for WPFD is ‘Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law’. In 2018, UNESCO will lead the 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day. The main event, jointly... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Cambridge Analytica Shuts Down All Its Operations

    May 3, 2018
    The controversial UK marketing analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which has been at the heart of the Facebook data scandal announced to cease all its operations immediately and filing for insolvency in Britain and the United States. The Cambridge Analytica, its British parent firm SCL Elections Ltd is to shutting down immediately. The firm is currently facing allegations of improper use of data on 87 million Facebook users which was hired by President Donald Trump’s 2016 US... Read More

    Dominican Republic Establishes Ties With China Breaks With Taiwan

    May 3, 2018
    In a new start, the Dominican Republic and China had established diplomatic relations as the Caribbean country becomes the latest nation to dump Taiwan in the face of Beijing's growing influence. With this, Dominican Republic has broken a 77-year alliance with Taiwan.
    Category: International

    India South Africa Business Summit Concludes In Johannesburg

    May 3, 2018
    Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, attended India- South Africa business summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The visit began with a series of bilateral meetings. The Minister highlighted the historical relations between India and Swaziland, Botswana and Lesotho and pledged to take the economic partnership forward. The Minister also met members of India-South Africa CEOs forum who expressed confidence in the Government of India’s efforts to strengthen... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Union Cabinet Approves Accession To Protocol Under WHO Framework Convention

    May 3, 2018
    The Union Cabinet gave the approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. It will be applicable to both smoking and chew or smokeless tobacco (SLT) forms as negotiated and adopted under Article 15 of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).   India is a party to WHO FCTC.
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Lewis Hamilton won Azerbaijan Grand Prix

    May 3, 2018
    Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018 in Baku during which both Red Bulls sensationally collided with each other. Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari finished second and Sergio Perez of Force India ended third in the Race.
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Eminent Economist Ashok Mitra Passes Away

    May 3, 2018
    The first Finance Minister in the Left Front government in West Bengal Ashok Mitra passed away in Kolkata. He was 90. Besides serving the State Government, he also worked with the Central Government as the Chief Economic Adviser and was a member of Rajya Sabha.

    Union Government Releases Draft New Telecom Policy

    May 3, 2018
    The union government released the draft of the new Telecom policy named National Digital Communications Policy, 2018. The policy aims at creating 40 lakh new jobs by 2022, attracting 100 billion US dollars investment in the sector and ensuring broadband coverage at 50 Mbps for every citizen.
    The draft proposes one Gbps connectivity to all Gram Panchayats by 2020 and 10 Gbps by 2022. It also proposes to address woes of the Telecom sector by reviewing license fees, spectrum usage charges,... Read More

    Legendary Singer Asha Bhosle Honored With PC Chandra Puraskaar

    May 3, 2018
    Legendary singer Asha Bhosle was honored with 26th PC Chandra Puraskaar for her contribution in the field of Indian music. Sharmila Tagore was the Chief Guest at the event who also presented the prestigious award to Asha Bhosle. Asha Bhosle made her singing debut in 1943 and she has sung in a great variety of musical genres. Her career spans over almost seven decades.
    Category: Awards and Honours



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