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Friday, May 29, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 MAY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 May 2015
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1. RBI NOTIFIED FIIs:
i. RBI notified FIIs to invest up to 49% in Gammon Infrastructure projects limited.
ii. Investment can be made under Portfolio Investment Scheme (PIS).
iii. This change is notified under FEMA Act, 1999.
FII – Foreign Institutional Investors
RBI – Reserve Bank of India

2.   TRIPURA WITHDRAWS AFSPA:
i.    Tripura withdraw AFSPA from State.
ii.   Decision was taken by the State Government.
iii.   The act was enforced by the Union Government on 16 February 1997 in 40 police station areas.
AFSPA –  Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

3. NATO LAUNCHED ARCTIC CHALLENGE EXERCISE:
i. NATO launched Arctic Challenge Exercise in the north of Norway, Sweden and Finland.
ii.  Exercise involves 115 fighter planes and 3600 troops from 9 countries.
iii.  This the 2nd Exercise prior to this 1st exercise held in 2013.
NATO Members:
a. U.S
b. Britain
c. Germany
d. France

e. Netherlands

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 28 MAY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 28 May 2015
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1.  HIMACHAL PRADESH SET UP SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEM:
i.  Himachal Pradesh set up satellite tracking system to check forest fire
ii. System is launched with an aim to preserve the precious forest fire incidents during summer season
iii. In case of any fire incident, the forest officials will immediately receive an SMS on their mobile

2.   PM LAUNCHED DOORDARSHAN’S FARMER-CENTRRIC KISAN TV CHANNEL:
i.    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Doordarshan’s Farmer-centric Kisan TV Channel.
ii.  Doordarshan’s farmer-centric Kisan TV Channel ‘DD Kisan’ is launched from Vigyan Bhavan , New Delhi.

3. WORLD’S 100 MOST POWERFUL WOMENS 2015 LIST:
i. Forbes has released the world’s 100 most powerful women 2015 list.
ii.  German Chancellor Angela Merker fetched the first spot followed by Hillary Clinton.

4.  48 TIGERS IN CHANDRAPUR FOREST :

i.   According to WCT survey, 48 tigers are present in non protected Chandrapur forest areas of Maharashtra.

ii.  No. of Big Cats in the district stands at 120, including 60 in core area and 12 in buffer area of TATR.

iii.  Study was carried out by Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM).

WCT – Wildlife Conservation Trust

TATR- Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve

 

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