DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 24 SEPT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. NITI AAYOG CONSTITUTED ‘T HAQUE EXPERT GROUP ON LAND LEASING’
i) National Institution for Transforming India Aayog constituted an Expert Group on Land Leasing.
ii) The expert group will have 10-member committee which will be headed by T Haque.
iii) The committee will review the existing agricultural laws of states and will suggest appropriate amendments, keeping in view the need to legalise and liberalise land leasing for agricultural efficiency, equity, occupational diversification, and rapid rural transformation.
CHAIRMAN OF NITI AYOG: PM NARENDRA MODI
VICE CHAIRMAN OF NITI AYOG: ARVIND PANAGRIYA
CEO OF NITI AYOG: SINDHUSHREE KHULLAR
2. ‘IST INDIA-US STRATEGIC AND COMMERCIAL DIALOGUE’ HELD IN WASHINGTON
i) 1st India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue was held in Washington, USA
ii) It was chaired by the External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj from india and US Secretary of State John Kerry chaired it from us.
iii) The purpose of the dialogue was to ramp up bilateral economic exchange to 500 billion US dollars and enhance regional security.
3. ‘HINDI WRITER DR KAMAL KISHORE’ CONFERRED WITH VYAAS SAMMAN
i) Hindi writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka has been conferred with Vyaas Samman for year 2014.
ii) The award is given for his work ‘Premchand ki Kahaniyon ka Kaal Kramanusaar Adhyayan’.
4. ‘MUKESH AMBANI’ INDIA’S RICHEST PERSON FOR 9TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
i) Mukesh Ambani has been named as India’s richest person for ninth consecutive year by forbes with worth of 18.9 billion dollars.
ii) Reliance india limited is India’s second most valuable company by market value after Tata Consultancy Services.
iii) Top 5 richest persons from india : Mukesh Ambani , Dilip Shanghvi, Azim Premji , Hinduja brothers,Pallonji Mistry.
FORBES IS A MAGAZINE OF USA