DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 MARCH 2016
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1. INDIA RANKS 90 IN TERMS OF ENERGY SECURITY
i. India has been ranked on 90th place in a list of 126 countries in terms of Energy Security complied by World Economic Forum.
ii. The list is topped by Switzerland followed by Norway on the basis of the ability to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy.
iii. It was declared by Global Energy Architecture Performance Index of WEF.
2. CHENNAI GETS INDIA’S FIRST SELF CLEANING SMART TOILETS
i. Chennai became the first city to start 183 self cleaning public eToilets.
ii. These toilets are free for Public use.
iii. Each toilet automatically cleans itself before entry and after use and sensors enable consumption of less water and power with each use.
3. MUKESH AMBANI AGAIN TOPS 84 INDIAN BILLIONAIRES IN FORBES LIST
i. Mukesh Ambani chairman of Reliance Industries topped in india amon 84 Indian billionaires list of Forbes 2016 in world's richest people list.
ii.The list was topped in world as richest person of world byBill Gates .
iii. Mukesh Ambani was ranked 36th in the world .
iii. Bill gates has topped the list for 17 times in last 22 years and he was followed by Spanish clothing retailer Amancio Ortega.
iv. United states has greatest number of billionaires followed by China, Germany, India 84 and Russia.
4. RBI UNLOCKS RS.40000 CRORE ADDITIONAL CAPITAL FOR BANKS
i. The Reserve Bank of India has approved additional capital of Rs.40,000crore to Indian banks.
ii. Finance minister Arun Jaitley announced a capital infusion of Rs. 25,000 crore for the fiscal year starting in April.
iv. Many public sector banks reported huge losses for the 2015 after the RBI asked lenders to identify several accounts as non-performing.
V.The Non performing assets has increased rapidly from last year.
5. WHO WAS SHIVAJI? BOOK RELEASED BY GOVIND PANSARE
i. The Book titled “Who was Shivaji?” authored by Govind Pansare is released.
ii.The book was released on the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, which was celebrated in Maharashtra on 19 February.
6. MUMBAI U-23 TEAM CLINCHED C.K NAYUDU TROPHY 2015-16
i. The Mumbai under-23 team grabbed the Col CK Nayudu Trophy by defeating Madhya Pradesh in Indore.
ii.Earlier Mumbai has won Ranji Trophy for the 41st time and it was mumnbai’s second major win in 2016.