DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 22 SEP 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. INCREDIBLE INDIA TOURISM INVESTORS SUMMIT-2016 STARTED IN NEW DELHI
i. The Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit 2016 has started in New Delhi.
ii. It will provide a common platform for domestic and international investors to meet project owners from across Indian states and the private sector.
iii. It will host presentations of investible properties, session on why invest in India, Micro of Small and Micro Enterprises in tourism sector.
2. UNION CABINET APPROVES MERGER OF RAIL BUDGET WITH GENERAL BUDGET
i. The Union Cabinet has approved the proposals of Ministry of Finance to merge of Railway budget with the General budget.
ii. Merger of Railway Budget with the General Budget will be effective from the Budget 2017-18.
iii. It will save Railways from the liability of payment of approximately 9,700 crore rupees as an annual dividend to the Central Government.
3. VLADIMIR PUTIN'S WON ELECTIONS
i. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party won a huge victory in the country’s parliamentary election.
ii. The party led by vladmir Putin had won 54% of the vote in elections.
4. INDIA'S GDP TO GROW BY 8% OVER NEXT FEW YRS REPORT BY S&P
i. Standard & Poor's Global Ratings has forecasted a relatively high quality GDP growth of 8% for India over the next few years.
ii. This would be backed by a broadening consumption base.
5. DEAF SHOOTER PRIYESHA DESHMUKH WON BRONZE IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
i. Deaf Indian shooter Priyesha Deshmukh won the bronze medal in her first-ever international competition at the first World Deaf Shooting Championships held in Russia.
ii. She won bronze in the 10m air rifle category and it was her maiden international participation.