DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14TH APR 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1. RECENT APPROVALS BY CENTRAL GOVERNMENT – APRIL 12 2017
i. The Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved signing of Framework of Understanding on Cooperation in the Hydrocarbon Sector with Bangladesh.
ii. A Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of justice between India and the North African country, Tunisia has been approved by the Union Cabinet.
iii. The judgment pertaining to Target Plus Scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2004-09 was passed by Supreme Court on October 27, 2015.
iv. Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy will be built at a cost of over Rs. 655 cr.
v. Cabinet approves setting up of a Special Purpose Vehicle to be called Government e-Marketplace.
2. AUSTRALIAN PM TURNBULL ARRIVES IN NEW DELHI ON 4-DAY VISIT
i. Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull was on an official visit to India from 9th-12th April. This was Turnbull’s 1st visit to India after he assumed office in September 2015.
ii. India and Australia inked 6 pacts after comprehensive talks between PM Narendra Modi and visiting Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull in New Delhi.
iii. Indian PM Narendra Modi and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull jointly inaugurated TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre through a video conference.
iv. Union Minister for Youth Affairs, Vijay Goel and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull launched Sports Partnership in Mumbai with an aim to increase cooperation in sports among India and Australia.