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23rd February 2017 Highlights and News
- No New Taxes bill in Gujarat Assembly.
- India and China strategic Agreement.
- National Biodiversity Congress 2017
- Bharat Financial Launches Instant Microloan Facility
- Nasscom signs a MoU with ITAC Japan
- Amarinder Singh’s Biography released.
- 2019 Combined World Cup
23rd February 2017 Current Affairs – Indian Affairs
Gujarat Government Presents Budget With No New Taxes In Poll Year
Gujarat state lead, the BJP government, has presented a mainstream budget with the overall layout of Rs 1,72,179 crore for 2017-18. During the presentation of Budget, Finance Minister Nitin Patel has stated that the state has the overall outlay of Rs 239.16 crore.
India aims to bring broadband connection to every village by the end of 2018
The Union government works with the target to bring the high-speed digital connectivity to every village by 2018. Also, the govt tries to share the proficiency in the area with other nations. Union Department of Telecom, under the Universal Services Obligation, is working to bring highs speed broadband to every village across the country.
National Biodiversity Congress 2017 in Kerala
The Third National Biodiversity Congress (NBC) 2017 has begun in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala state. The main Aim of this Congress is to identify the practical, evidence-based case studies and to support the plan of action. “Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development” is the theme of the National Biodiversity Congress 2017.
23rd February 2017 International Affairs
India and China to hold strategic dialogue to boost bilateral ties
Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar has attended the first ever India-China Strategic Dialogue; This meeting was held in Beijing to reinforce bilateral ties. This meeting also tries to resolve the differences over “Beijing’s reluctance to support India’s NSG bid as well as a UN ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar.”
February 23, 2017, Banking and Finance News
EPFO introduces Single Page Composite Claim Form
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has introduced a single page composite claim form to enable the customers to withdraw money from their PF account with ease. By using this form, the customers are not required to file other relevant documents as issued earlier.
SIDBI, Vijaya Bank combine to provide loans to micro, small units
Small Industries Development Bank of India, Lucknow has signed a MoU with Bengaluru-based Vijaya Bank for providing concessional finance to micro and small enterprises. The main aim of this tie-up is to promote and strengthen the units in the MSE segment. The MoU will also expect the joint financing/co-financing of micro and small enterprises.
Bharat Financial Launches Instant Microloan Facility
Hyderabad-based non-banking finance company, Microfinance institution Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd has launched an instant loan approval at Bassi in Jaipur district, Rajasthan state. The main objective of this launch is to help rural areas to take a step towards cashless transactions. The loan amount will be deposited into the accounts directly.
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Current Affairs Today – Business Headlines
Britannia signs MoU with Greece’s Chipita for joint venture
Bangalore located food-products corporation Company, Britannia has signed a MoU with Greece’s cakes and confectionery major Chipita for exploring certain business opportunities. Earlier the Britania’s tie-up with New Zealand’s Fonterra Dairy and dairy giant Groupe Danone SA dissolved in 2009.
Nasscom signs a MoU with ITAC Japan
National Association of Software and Services Companies i.e., NASSCOM has signed a MoU with IoT Acceleration Consortium (ITAC) Japan. to collaborate the digital technology shifts and to accelerate IoT, this MoU was signed.
Oricon to set up Rs 100-crore facility for packaging products in Odisha
The well reputed Oricon Enterprises Ltd (OEL) is planning to build a manufacturing company in Odisha with an investment of Rs 100 crores. This may lead to manufacturing of new packaging products.
23rd February 2017 Current Affairs – Sports
India will host the 2019 Combined World Cup for shooting
National Rifle Association of India has recently confirmed that India will host the Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019. It will include the three categories like shotgun, rifle, and pistol. Combined World Cup will a qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Adidas Ties Up With FIFA U-17 World Cup For Mission XI Million
Adidas, the German Sportswear giant has recently announced its tie-up with FIFA U-17 World Cup Local Organising Committee for the Mission XI Million Program. Sports Minister, Vijay Goel has launched this Mission XI Million.
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Books and Authors:
Amarinder Singh’s Biography ‘The People’s Maharaja’ Released
Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh’s biography, ‘The People’s Maharaja‘ has released. Khushwant Singh is the writer of this Biography.
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