10 Jun 2017

Daily Current Affairs Updates (10th June 2017) - Specially for Upcoming Exams 2017

Daily Current Affairs Updates (10th June 2017) - Specially for Upcoming Exams 2017:
Dear Readers, Daily Current affairs News Updates about the National and International events were listed here. Candidates those who are preparing for IBPS/SBI/PO/Clerk exam and all other competitive exams can use this.



NATIONAL:
Mumbai Police is planning the launch of mobile canteens to cater to cops on duty by providing them healthy snack options:
The idea was conceived after Mumbai police commissioner Dattatray Padsalgikar expressed concern over his colleagues often eating junk food and unfiltered water, during their long hours of duty.
State: Maharashtra
Capital: Mumbai
Governor: C. Vidyasagar Rao
Chief Minister: Devendra Fadnavis (BJP)
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee launched a mobile Application ‘Selfie with Daughter’ at Rashtrapati Bhavan:
Selfie-with-Daughter has become a world-wide movement against female foeticide and sex selection.
The ‘Selfie with Daughter’ campaign was started by Shri Sunil Jaglan in June 2015 in village Bibipur, Jind, Haryana.
A former Sarpanch, Shri Jaglan has been working in the field of women empowerment and village development.

Furthering the agenda for cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has launched SATH, a program providing ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State Governments:
The vision of the program is to initiate transformation in the education and health sectors.
The program addresses the need expressed by many states for technical support from NITI.
SATH aims to identify and build three future ‘role model’ states for health systems.
Organisation: NITI Aayog
Headquarters: New Delhi
CEO: Amitabh Kant

INTERNATIONAL:
To promote Sustainable Development Goals India, UNOSSC launch partnership fund:
India and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) on 8 June 2017 launched a partnership fund to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the developing world.
The fund was launched on the occasion of the World Oceans Day at a special ceremony held at the Permanent Mission of India to the UN.
Highlights:
Towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda.
Reducing poverty and hunger, improving health, education and equality, and expanding access to clean water, energy and livelihoods.
Initially, the fund will start with an initial contribution of USD 1 million for its first project Climate Early Warning System in Pacific Island Countries (CEWSPIC).
Organisation: UNOSSC (United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation)
BANKING NEWS:
SBI cuts rate on home loan above Rs. 75 lakh by 10 bps to 8.6%:
The State Bank of India has reduced rates for home loans above Rs.75 lakh by 10 bps.
The revised interest rates will be 8.55% per annum for salaried women and 8.60% per annum for others.
The revised interest rates on home loans by the SBI will come into effect from June 15 this year.
Organisation: State Bank of India
Headquarters: Mumbai
Chairperson: Arundhati Bhattacharya
Tagline: Pure banking , nothing else. With you – all the way. The nation banks on us.
Canara Bank has inked pact with the state-owned general insurer The New India Assurance Co to sell policies through its branches:
The Bengaluru headquartered public sector lender said this corporate agency distribution tie-up will make available general insurance products from over 6,000 Canara Bank branches in the country.
The tie-up will offer personal products such as motor insurance, home insurance, health insurance, travel insurance besides commercial policy coverages like fire insurance, marine insurance and engineering insurance.
Organisation: Canara Bank
Headquarters: Bengaluru
CEO: Rakesh Sharma
Tagline: Together we can

Organisation: New India Assurance Co
Headquarters: Mumbai
CEO: Shri G. Srinivasan
Tagline: India’s premier general insurance company

APPOINTMENTS:
Private sector lender Lakshmi Vilas Bank has appointed B K Manjunath as a part-time chairman for three years:
A practising chartered accountant for the last 25 years, Manjunath's expertise is in project financing, business administration and management.
Subsequent to Reserve Bank of India approval, the Bank board "co-opted" Manjunath as additional director in the category of non-executive and independent director.
Organisation: Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Headquarters: Chennai
CEO: Parthasarathi Mukherjee
Tagline: The Changing Face of Prosperity

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:
Tesla beats BMW to become world's 4th most valuable carmaker behind Toyota, Daimler, and Volkswagen:
Elon Musk-led electric carmaker Tesla's shares rose 1.4%, boosting its market cap to $61.6 billion, about $280 million more than German automobile major BMW.
esla delivered less than 80,000 vehicles last year and has only reported two profitable quarters since it was founded in 2003.
Company: Tesla
Headquarters: Palo Alto, California, United States
CEO: Elon Musk

SPORTS NEWS:
Sports Minister Vijay Goel sanctioned Rs.200 crore for the development of sports in Jammu & Kashmir:
Sports Minister Vijay Goel sanctioned Rs.200 crore for the development of sports in Jammu & Kashmir, after meeting state Sports Minister Imran Raza Ansari on june 8th.
Ansari called for the development of games in the region, which includes the construction of stadiums.
Sports Minister: Vijay Goel
Constituency: Sadar and Chandni Chowk of Delhi
Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list under highest paid athletes:
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole Indian sportsperson to feature in the 2017 Forbes list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes’.
Kohli has been ranked 89th among the 100 top-earning athletes with a total pay of $22 million that includes $3 million from salary and winnings and another $19 million from endorsements.
OBITUARY:
Former Kerala assembly speaker T S John passes away:
Former Kerala assembly speaker T S John (74-year) has passed away at a hospital at Chertala in Alapuzha.
He was suffering from old age related ailments.
John had served as a minister in the A K Antony cabinet.


Veteran Congress leader, P Govardhan Reddy passes away after cardiac arrest:
Veteran Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP, Palvai Govardhan Reddy passed away on 9 June 2017 after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 80.









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