DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 15 MARCH 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. DELHI CLINCHED LLOYD BUSINESS TODAY PRO-AM OF CHAMPIONS GOLF TITLE
i. Delhi won the 20th edition of the Lloyd Business Today Pro-Am of Champions golf tournament in Gurgaon.
ii. Lloyd Business Today Pro-Am of Champions is one of India's most prestigious corporate Golf events.
iii.It is an exclusive invitational event for CEOs and corporate heads across India.
2. HEALTH MINISTER JP NADDA LAUNCHED PROJECT ‘CLEAN STREET FOOD’
i.Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare JP Nadda launched Project ‘Clean Street Food’.
ii.The project of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India aims at to raise the safety standards of foods sold on streets across the capital city of New Delhi.
iii. 20000 roadside vendors will be trained on aspects relating to health and hygiene.
iv. The food vendors will receive training under the Government’s flagship skills training scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
3. YES BANK INKED MOU WITH INDIA BRAZIL CHAMBER FOR STRATEGIC COOPERATION
i. India's YES Bank signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding with India Brazil Chamber of Commerce to enable significant cooperation in terms of knowledge partnerships, project consultancy, B2B opportunities, skill and technology initiatives.
ii.The core sectors covered in the MoU will be Sports, Media and Entertainment with special focus on IT, Infrastructure, Broadcast and Innovative solutions driven business opportunities.
iii.India Brazil Chamber of Commerce was founded in 2003 in Brazil.
iv. It is a non-profit organisation, which aims to foster the economic, cultural and tourism ties between India and Brazil.
4. NUCLEAR CAPABLE SURFACE TO SURFACE AGNI-I BALLISTIC MISSILE TEST FIRED
i. Indigenously developed nuclear capable surface to surface ballistic missile Agni-I was successfully test-fired from the Odisha coast.
ii. Agni I Missile is the first missile of the Agni series launched in 1983 by the DRDO as part of Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme in India.
iv. It can travel at a speed of 2.5 km/s and can destroy targets ranging between 700 and 1250 kms away.
V.It is equipped with navigation system which helps to navigate missile to hit the target with a high degree of accuracy
5. PARYTAK MITRA PROGRAMME TO ENABLE STUDENTS TO ACT AS TOURIST FACILITATORS
i. Parytak Mitra Programme was launched by Union Ministry of Tourism to provide appropriate tourism traits and knowledge amongst the trainees to enable them to act/work as Tourist Facilitators
ii.The main Objective of the Programme to expect the young men and women so trained to act as catalyst / resource persons in turn for similar effort.
iii) To gradually work towards a tourism-sensitive citizenary
6. MYANMAR PARLIAMENT ELECTED HTIN KYAW AS FIRST CIVILIAN PRESIDENT
i. Myanmar's Parliament elected Htin Kyaw as the first civilian president to lead the country after 53 years of military rule.
ii.He is a adviser of National League for Democracy party.
iii.Earlier the National League Democratic party swept to victory in historic elections in November 2015 with a huge majority in both houses of parliament.