DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6TH JAN 2017
(Daily News India)
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1. GOOGLE INDIA LAUNCHES MY BUSINESS AND DIGITAL UNLOCKED TOOL FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES IN INDIA.
i. Google India has launched two new initiatives named My Business and Digital Unlocked for the small and medium businesses in India.
ii. My Business tool small businesses would be able to set up website from their Digital Unlocked mobile devices.
iii. Digital Unlocked programme will impart mobile and online courses to help small businesses. It is a digital training programme to enable the small businessman to adapt them with the changing technologies.
2. JOVENEL MOISE ELECTED AS THE PRESIDENT OF HAITI
i. Jovenel Moise has been elected as the President of Haiti.
ii. Jovenel Moise is a businessman from Haiti capital city of Port-au-Prince and is related to banana export business. Mr. Moise who is from Bald Heads Party has won 55.6% of the total votes casted.
3. RBI APPOINTED SUREKHA MARANDI AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
i. India’s central banking institution Reserve Bank of India was appointed Surekha Marandi as its Executive Director.
ii. She replaced U S Paliwal.
iii. Marandi was working as the Chief Vigilance Officer and Principal Chief General Manager in the Reserve Bank.
iv. She has also served on the Boards of United Bank of India and Bank of Baroda.
4. AUSTRALIAN CRICKETER ARTHUR MORRIS INDUCTED INTO ICC CRICKET HALL OF FAME
i. Former Australian cricketer Arthur Morris was inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame.
ii. Morris, who became the 82nd player to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, was given the honour posthumously.