Current Affairs 2016: Page 28 of 143
Assam Government Launches Rhino Horn Verification Process [Current Affairs - Policies & Governance] (on )
Assam government has been launches verification process of rhino horns. Since 1980, stored in various treasuries of Assam. Recently, this government instituted a committee to verify genuineness of the rhino horn. Since 1980, it recovered in last three decades and… (164 more words) …
(NHAI) National Highways Authority of India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with IIT-Kharagpur. The MOU sign for the research project on Laboratory and Field investigations on Paneled Cement Concrete Pavements for Highways.
Government Constitutes Amitabh Kant Committee to Review E-Commerce Rules [Current Affairs - Policies & Governance] (on )
Union Government has constitutes Amitabh Kant committee to review e- commerce rules. Four states including Maharashtra and Karnataka will also be the members of the committee. The committee would suggest ways to further promote the growth of the sector.
CCEA Gives Nod to Development of AUSC Technology for Thermal Power Plants [Current Affairs - Economics] (on )
CCEA given approval for the development of AUSC technology for the thermal power plants. For the research and development project 900 crore rupees grant spread over three years for the development of AUSC technology for thermal power plants was approved… (203 more words) …
Rio 2016: Michael Phelps Wins Men’S 200m Individual Medley for 22nd Gold [Current Affairs - Sports] (on )
Michael Phelps grabbed a dominant victory in the 200m individual medley in Rio 2016 game at Rio de Janeiro. He became the third Olympian to win the same individual event at four straight in Rio 2016 game.
Pakistani former captain and batsman Hanif Mohammed passed away at the age of 81, due to prolonged battle with lung cancer. He held the record for the longest innings in Test cricket. He was a cricketer of Pakistan.
Union Cabinet Approves Liberalization of FDI Norms for NBFCs [Current Affairs - Policies & Governance] (on )
Union cabinet approval to amend regulation for foreign direct investment in the non-banking finance companies (NBFCs). The government has annoused liberalisation in eight sectors including defense and civil aviation sectors.
- Since November 2015, this is the third major relaxation in… (275 more words) …
Monsoons play a very essential role in Indian economy. Indian economy is based on Industrial sector and agriculture. A good monsoon is favourable for farmers while poor and insufficient rain fall cause the crop failure. 70% of the people are… (393 more words) …
China Launches Gaofen-3 High-Resolution Radar Imaging Satellite [Current Affairs - Science &Technology] (on )
China has launched a Gaofen-3 new high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite. This satellite launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern Shanxi Province.
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Cabinet Approves MoU Between India and South Africa in the Field of Tourism [Current Affairs - International Relations] (on )
Union Cabinet has given approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and South Africa for cooperation in the field of tourism. Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.