Daily Current Events – 11 Jan 2017

2017-01-12T07:47:26+05:30By |Categories: Daily Current Events|

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World Bank cuts India’s FY17 growth forecast to 7% The World Bank has lowered its growth forecast for India to 7 per cent from 7.6 per cent in 2016-17, citing a slowdown in consumption and manufacturing due to demonetisation and an ongoing decline in private investment and credit [...]

Daily Current Events – 09 Jan 2017

2017-01-09T16:41:54+05:30By |Categories: Daily Current Events|

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Jallikattu Background – Jallikattu is again in news and has been in the news since Supreme Court banned it in 2014. Recently the CM of Tamilnadu has wirtten to center in this regard and famous personalities including Kamal Hassan has voiced their support for this sports. Jallikattu – Jallikattu [...]

Daily Current Events – 07 Jan 2017

2017-01-08T13:42:58+05:30By |Categories: Daily Current Events|

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India’s GDP growth expected to be slower at 7.1% in 2016-17: CSO + According to growth projection released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is expected to grow at a slower pace at 7.1% in 2016-17 as compared to 7.6% in 2015-16. [...]

Daily Current Events – 06 Jan 2017

2017-01-08T13:43:05+05:30By |Categories: Daily Current Events|

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2017 – International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development The United Nations (UN) has declared 2017 as the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development” to celebrate and promote the contribution of the tourism sector to building a better world. The International Year aims to support a change [...]

Daily Current Events- 05 Jan 2017

2017-01-08T13:43:10+05:30By |Categories: Daily Current Events|

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Ken-Betwa river-linking project faces new hurdle A new hurdle has come in the way of the Ken-Betwa river interlink project in its terms of financing. The NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) has recommended that Madhya Pradesh contribute 40% of the project cost, with the Centre contributing 60%. [...]

Daily Current Events – 04 Jan 2017

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Government issues notification of ‘Indian Skill Development Service’ The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has issued the notification of setting up of Indian Skill Development Services (ISDS). This service has been created for the Training Directorate of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. [...]

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