DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 17 SEPT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA GRANTED ‘INPRINCIPLE’ LICENSE TO ‘10 SMALL FINANCE BANKS’
i. RBI has granted Inprinciple approval to 10 entities, to set up small finance banks to provide basic Banking services to small formers and micro industries.
ii. RBI gives license to banks under section 22(I) of the Banking regulation act 1949.
iii. Inprinciple means license for 18 month
GOVERNOR OF RBI: Raghuram Rajan
2. OECD PROJECTED INDIA’S GROWTH AT 7.2% FOR 2015-2016
i. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development projected India’s growth at a lower pace than expected earlier.
ii. It projected India’s growth at 7.2% for this fiscal year.
iii. It has also projected that India is expected to be the fastest growing major economy in next two years.
3. ‘HANGZHOU CITY’ CHOSEN TO HOST 2022 ASIAN GAMES
i. Hangzhou city in East China is chosen to host 2022 Asian Games
ii. It will be the Third Chinese city to host the Asian Games after Beijing and Guangzhou.
iii. First Asian games was held in India in 1951
iv. In 2014: Incheon, South Korea hosted Asian Games, Jakarta is going to host in 2018 Asian Games
4. RAILWAYS SHOT PUTTER ‘MANPREET KAUR’ SHATTERED NATIONAL RECORD
i. Railways Shot Put player Manpreet Kaur shattered 18 year old national record at national open athletics championship at Kolkata.
ii. She broke Harbans Kaur’s earlier record of 17.43 meter by throwing shot put at 17.96 meter.
iii. Now she has qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics