DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 10 FEB 2016
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1. NATIONAL DEWORMING DAY OBSERVED ON 10TH FEBRUARY
i. National Deworming Day is observed on 10th feburary.
ii. The day is observed to combat parasitic worm infections among preschool and school-age children.
iii.National Deworming Day is observed to reduce the threat of parasitic worm infections affecting about 24 crore children in India .
UNION MINISTER FOR HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE: JAGAT PRAKASH NADDA
2. RBI RELEASED REPORT ON INTRODUCTION OF INTEREST RATE OPTIONS IN INDIA
i. The Reserve Bank of India released the Report of the Working Group on Introduction of Interest Rate Options in India.
ii.The report committee was headed by Prof PG Apte.
iii. Recommendations of the Committee
a. To start simple call and put Options, floors,caps, collars and swaptions
b. Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India /Financial Benchmark India Private Limited may come out with the list of eligible domestic money or debt market rates as benchmarks.
c. No documentation relating to underlying exposure may be required for exposures up to 5 crore rupees, large corporate may also be allowed to take hedging positions for their anticipated interest rate exposures.
3. HINDU MARRIAGE BILL 2015 APPROVED IN PAKISTAN
i. The National Assembly committee of Pakistan passed Hindu Marriage Bill 2015.
ii. The committee adopted the bill he minimum age of the marrying male and female is fixed at 18 and making the law applicable to the whole of Pakistan.
iii.Before this act Hindus in Pakistan have been living without documentation of their marital status .
4. JUSTICE DHIRENDRA HIRALAL WAGHELA APPOINTED AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF BOMBAY HIGH COURT
i. Justice Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela was appointed the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court.
ii.Justice Waghela, presently serving as the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court.
5. RAJENDRA K PACHAURI APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN OF TERI
i. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri has been appointed as Executive Vice Chairman of The Energy and Resources Institute .
ii. The Energy and Resources Institute is a non-profit research institution that conducts research work in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development.
iii.It was established in 1974.
6. MAHARASHTRA TOPS IN INTERNET READINESS INDEX
i. Maharastra has topped in the Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States
ii. The purpose of the report was to help governments and business to leverage the strength internet penetration and suggest policy measures to be taken for improvements.
iii.Internet readiness aims to provide more clear picture of the digital ecosphere.
iv.Top 5 states in the internet readiness index are Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Telengana and Tamil Nadu.