DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 20 MARCH 2015
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1. NSE LAUNCHED NEW INDEX:
Ø National Stock Exchange launched a new, “Quality30” index.
Ø “Quality 30” index is launched to capture the performance of stock selected on quality parameters.
Ø 30 Quality companies will be choosen to be listed on the index from a pool of 100 large and liquid companies listed on the NSE.
About NSE-> National Stock Exchange is the leading stock exchange of India, located in Mumbai since 1992.
NSE is world’s 12th largest stock exchange.
MD & CEO of NSE-> Chitra Ramkrishna
2. INDIA SUCCESSFULLY TEST-FIRED ASTRA:
Ø India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed ASTRA missile.
Ø ASTRA missile is a beyond-visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile.
Ø ASTRA missile was successfully test-fired at the integrated test range (ITR), Chandipur in Odisha.
NOTE->ASTRA in India’s first BVR air-to-air missile. Astra is all-weather missile indigenously designed and developed by DRDO.
3. LOK SABHA PASSED REPEALING AND AMENDING BILL,2014:
Ø Lok has recently passed the repealing and Amending Bill, 2014.
Ø Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the bill in LOK Sabha
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