DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 15 SEPT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. WORLD BANK REPORT ‘GUJARAT’ TOPS IN ‘EASE OF DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA’:
i) Gujarat ranked first in World Bank’s first ever ranking of Indian States on the ease of doing business in India.
ii) Top 5 States in the list are: Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh
2. ‘RBI AND NEPAL RASTRA BANK’ INKED MOU FOR SUPERVISORY INFORMATION EXCHANGE:
i) Reserve Bank of India has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nepal Rastra Bank on Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information.
ii) The memorandum of understanding will promote co-operation and share supervisory information between the countries.
GOVERNOR OF RBI: Dr. Raghuram Rajan
3. TONY ABBOTT EXPELLED AS AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER:
i) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was ousted from power as leader of the ruling centre-right Liberal Party by challenger Malcolm Turnbull on 14 September 2015 .
ii) Tony Abbott lost in internal party leadership ballot against Malcolm Turnbull . In the ballot, Abbott received 44 votes while Turnbull received 54 votes.
4. UN ADOPTED 9 DECEMBER AS ‘INTERNATIONAL GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION DAY’
i) United Nations General Assembly announced to observe 9th December as International genocide commemoration day.
ii) 9th of December will be observed as International Genocide Commemoration Day to commemorate and honour the victims of the crime of genocide around the world.
Members in United Nations: 193 countries
5. GOVERNMENT APPROVES ADDITIONAL 50 WORK DAYS TO FARMERS UNDER MGNREGA:
i) Central Government to provide additional 50 days of unskilled manual work in the financial year 2015-16 to farmers in drought-hit areas under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act scheme.
ii) It will bring relief to farmers which are effected by deficit monsoon in various parts of the country.
MGNREGA was started in 2006, it is regulated under MGNREGA act, 2005