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Today 27th May 2017 Current Affairs News – National
Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Dhola-Sadiya bridge
PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 9.15 km Dhola-Sadiya bridge across river Lohit at the easternmost tip of Assam recently. The Dhola Sadiya Bridge is 3.55 km longer Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Through this, 3 Rivers Lohit, Dibang, and Siang will connect the Brahmaputra at downstream.
Environment Ministry banned Cattle Slaughter Across India
The Environment Ministry has banned the Cattle Slaughter for animals in India. They have also implemented the restrictions on the sale of Cattle to prevent the animals for killing. The Ministry has issued the gazette Notification “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, Forests, and Climate Change states”. It also states that no one can bring the cattle for animals.
Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of UP has launched Encephalitis Vaccination drive
Chief Minister of UP, Mr.Yogi Adityanath has launched an encephalitis vaccination campaigns in the 38 districts. This campaign aims to eradicate the deadly Japanese Encephalitis disease that takes hundreds of children lives. The Minister has also provided a toll-free number to know about the encephalitis.
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This Week Current Affairs 27th May 2017 – International
Rajan Anandan, Google’s vice-president is appointed as IAMAI Chairman
Google’s India head, Rajan Anandan is appointed as new chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) recently. He has replaced Kunal Shah FreeCharge’s co-founder and chief executive officer.
Amul Thapar has become the second Indian Judge to US Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Senate has appointed Amul Thapar Indian-American Judge to key judicial position to US Circuit Court of Appeals. Earlier in 2003, President Barak Obama. has appointed Shri Srinivasa as the first Indian Judge to the DC circuit court of appeals.
27th May 2017 Current Affairs – Business and Economic Updates
BHEL commissions 270 MW thermal unit in Maharashtra
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has commissioned 270 MW thermal unit in Nasik District of Maharashtra state. The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company has taken the complete responsibility to complete this project.
DIPP amends definition of a startup companies existence up to 07 years
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion amends the definition of startup companies up to 7 years from its registration date. According to the new definition, the Start-Up entity is considered if its turnover is less than Rs 25 crore.
RBI has given the permission to the cooperative banks to issue mobile wallets
Reserve Bank of India has given the permissions of licensed cooperative banks to create their own ATM network. It also has given the permission to issue the semi-closed prepaid payment instruments like mobile wallets. Recently, the Reserve Bank of India has issued a notification for permitting the mobile wallets which are up to limit of 10,000.
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- Omar Hegazy has become the first amputee to swim the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba.
- Anurag Tripathy is the new Secretary of Central Board of Secondary Education.
- Hindustan Computers Limited will host the Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017 competitions.