6 May 2016

Current Affairs Smart-Liners

Current Affairs Smart-Liners
Current Affairs Smart-Liners 6th May 2016:
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IMPORTANT DAYS:
·        International No Diet Day
NATIONAL:
·        Lok Sabha passes the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Bill 2016
·        Indian Government has ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the WTO
·        India’s Supreme Court has upheld new federal rules which require tobacco firms to put bigger pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets.
·        DRDO and Ayush Join Hands to Impart Yoga Training to Defence Wing Staff.
·        Wi-Fi Service at Vijayawada, Kachiguda, Raipur rail stations.
·        Indian Railways creates Non-Fare Revenue Directorate to explore advertising in train coaches:
·        CAIPEEX a process to understand Rain Formation in Clouds & impact of Randomized Cloud Seeding:
·        Odisha govt to dig one lakh deep bore wells for farmers of the drought-hit areas are able to save their crops at the time of drought.
·        Haryana to enact Act to accord statutory status to Sports Council:
·        BSNL has registered the highest growth rate in providing new wireless connections during February this year, beating all private operators.
·        The Finance Bill, 2016 has been passed in the Lok Sabha.
·        H R Nagendra Committee on Yoga Education in Universities submitted its recommendations:
·        Goa-based defence shipyard, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), launched Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Shaurya at Vasco.
INTERNATIONAL:
·        Zimbabwe is set to print its own version of the US dollar in order to ease a cash shortage in the country.
·        Alberta Wildfire: State of Emergency declared by Canada Government.
·        India and Iran reached an agreement for the former to pay Iran $6.4 billion in pending oil payments using European banks, India's Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.
·        Brazil is set to get the world's first strictly adults-only sex-themed amusement park.
APPOINTMENTS:
·        Dr. Radha Binod Barman Nominated as Chairperson of the National Statistical Commission:
·        Kumar Rajesh Chandra appointed Chief of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security:
·        Sudhir Yadav appointed Tihar DG
BANKING :
·        The country’s largest bank State Bank of India has now launched ‘mVisa‘ ,a mobile-based payments solution.
·        ICICI Bank signed a MoU to establish a strategic partnership with the New Development Bank (NDB), a multilateral development bank established by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations.
AWARDS AND HONOURS:
·        The scientists and engineers of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, who detected gravitational waves and reported their discovery in February, have been awarded a $3 million Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.
·        Musician Angélique Kidjo and three African youth activist movements have been given Ambassador of Conscience Award 2016.
·        President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 15th set of Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards in New Delhi.
·        Indian Parashar Kulkarni in the first week of May 2016 won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2016, for the Asia region.
BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:
·        India has secured ninth position in the 2016 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index.
·        The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is all set to launch a new trade receivable and credit exchange platform for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
·        USFDA approves Aurobindo Pharma cholesterol drug
·        Snapdeal acquires Targeting Mantra:
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:
·        Twitter launches first APAC business leadership summit in India:
·        Gmail, Yahoo data among ‘hundreds of millions’ of hacked accounts on sale for $1
·        Google entered into a partnership with telecommunications major Idea Cellular to offer direct carrier billing in India.
·        NASSCOM inks MoU with Facebook to develop a product design initiative
SPORTS:
·        Indian batsman Rohit Sharma inaugurated India's first sports expo in Pune.
·        Retired South African gloveman, Mark Boucher is all set to join the Kolkata Knight Riders as their new wicket-keeping consultant.
·        Amoj pips Beant for 800m gold; Kiran, Subha win in 200m
·        Srikanth slips to World No. 12, Jwala-Ashwini rises to 14th

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