DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 10 APRIL 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIA TOPED IN CREDIT SUISSE EMERGING CONSUMERS SCORECARD 2016
i. Indian consumers remain most optimistic about their current and future finances and relatively lower inflation expectations.
ii. The report is released in Credit Suisse Emerging Consumer Scorecard 2016.
iii. India topped in the scoreboard followed by China and Saudi Arabia.
iv. The survey covered nine countries - Brazil, Russia, Saudi Arabia, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico South Africa and Turkey.
2. CENTRE GOVERNMENT RELEASED RS.12, 230 CRORE TO STATES FOR MGNREGA
i. The Ministry of Rural Development has released a share of Rs. 12,230 crore to the states.
ii. The fund will be used for implementation of projects under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
ii. The will also be used to release pending wage liability of the States for the previous Financial Year 2015-16.
Union Minister for Rural Development: Birender Singh
3. UNION HRD MINISTER LAUNCHED ISBN PORTAL
i. The Union Human Resource Development Minster Smriti Irani has launched a portal for registration and allotment of International Standard Book Number at a function held in New Delhi.
ii. The portal has been created to enable publishers as well as the authors to register for ISBN online.
iii. ISBN gives an identity to a book and will enhance information abot authors and publishers.
iv. The ministry will also launched the mobile app to reach out to more publishers and authors across the country.
4. TEXTILES MINISTER INAUGURATES APPAREL AND GARMENT MAKING UNIT IN TRIPURA
i. The Union Textiles Minister Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar inaugurated the Apparel and Garment Making unit in Bodhjungnagar in Agartala .
ii. The Apparel Units in the North East are a significant step towards the Make in India Initiative of the Government.
Chief Minister of Tripura: Shri. Manik Sarkar.
5. UMA BHARTI INAUGURATES WATER FILMS FESTIVAL
i. The Union Minister for water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti has inaugurated the Water Film Festival in New Delhi.
ii. xThe water film festival is launched as a part of the India Water Week celebrations
iii. The film festival is organized by the Water and Power Consultancy Services.
v. The theme of the India Water week is “Water for all: Striving together.
7. AIRTEL BUYS AIRCEL’S 4G SPECTRUM FOR RS 3,500 CRORE
i. Bharti Airtel acquired 20 MHz spectrum in eight circles from Aircel for Rs 3,500 crore.
ii. Aircel had won the spectrum in a government auction upto September 20, 2030.