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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 19 SEPT 2015
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1. GOVERNMENT HIKES DUTY ON EDIBLE OIL BY 5 %
i. The government has hiked import duty on edible oil by 5% .
ii. Import duty on crude edible oil has been hike from 7.5 per cent to 12.5 per cent and on refined edible oil it is hiked from 15 to 20 per cent.
iii. Edible oil imports have been increased to 14 million tonnes in the 2014 -15 from 11.6 million tonnes in the previous year.
2. PM NARENDRA MODI LAUNCES ‘IPDS’ IN VARANASI
i. PM Narendra Modi launched National Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
ii. The main aim sechme is to provide 24x7 power supply to every house.
CM OF UTTAR PRADESH: AKHILESH YADAV
3. ANTI-TANK GUIDED ‘AMOGHA-I MISSILE’ TEST FIRED
i. Indigenously developed second generation anti-tank missile Amogha-I was successfully test fired at Babina Army Range, Madhya Pradesh.
ii. Amogha-I Missile is developed by state owned Bharat Dynamics Limited.
iii. Target range of Amogha-I is 2.8 kms.
4. INDIA AND US CREATED ‘JOINT CHALLENGE COIN’ TO MARK PARTNERSHIP
i. India and United States jointly created a Joint Challenge coin to mark their unique partnership in creating a next-generation aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy.
ii. One side of the coin will have ‘Forward Together We Go’ with ‘Chale Saath Saath’ in Hindi.
iii. The other side of the coin which is golden in colour will have the flags of India and the United States and an aircraft carrier floating on blue water.
5. INDIA-KUWAIT WORKING GROUP MEETING ON HDYROCARBONS HELD IN NEW DELHI
i. The 4th meeting of the India-Kuwait joint Working Group on Hydrocarbons was held on 16 September in New Delhi.
ii. The meeting was jointly headed by Ashutosh Jindal, Joint Secretary (International Cooperation),Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Dr Ahmad Al-Qattan, representative of the Kuwaiti Oil Sector.
iii. Both countries discussed various issues of bilateral engagement in the hydrocarbon sector and expressed satisfaction at the progress achieved on the decisions taken during the 3rd joint working group signed in 2014 in Kuwait.
iv. They have also discussed opportunities for joint investment in the oil and gas sector in India and abroad.
PM OF KUWAIT: Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah
CURRENCY OF KUWAIT: Kuwaiti dinar
6. ‘GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2015’ RELEASED BY WIPO
i. 8th edition of Global Innovation Index 2015 was released by the World Intellectual Property Organisation the rankings of countries are based on the implementation of Effective Innovation Policies for Development.
ii. The index is topped by Switzerland for being the most innovative nation.
iii. Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States of America are the world’s five most innovative nations.
iv. India’s ranking has slipped to 81 in the list as compared to 76 in 2014.
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