DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 8 May 2015
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1. DD NEWS MOBILE APP LAUNCHED:
i. Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting , Arun Jaitley launched DD News Mobile App.
ii. Arun Jaitley also launched an E-book of ministry of Information and Broadcasting on its initiatives and achievements.
2. INVESTMENT LIMIT INCREASES FOR FIPB INVESTMENTS:
i. Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave its nod for increase in the investment limit for cases requiring prior approval of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB)
ii. Limit has been raised to 3000 crore Rupees from 2000 crore Rupees.
3. INDIA SINGED MOU WITH IRAN:
i. India and Iran have signed an Inter-Governmental MoU for the development of Chabahar Port in Iran
ii. MoU signed by Minister for Shipping and Road Transport and Highways , Nitin Gadkari and his counterpart Abbas Ahmed Akhoundi.
a. Capital – Tehran
b. Currency – Rial
c. President – Hassan Rouhani
4. FORBES RELEASED GLOBAL COMPANIES LIST:
i. Forbes Magazine has released Global 2000 companies list of World’s largest , most powerful public companies.
ii. A total of 2000 companies were listed from 61 countries.
iii. Indus trial and commercial Bank of China topped the list for 3rd consecutive year.
Note: SBI has ranked 152, A total of 16 Indian companies are in the list.