Current Affairs 16 May 2017
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16 May 2017 Current Affairs – Today Headlines
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the River conservation project in Madhya Pradesh to make the Narmada river pollution free.
- ISKCONs Govardhan Eco Village has won the Smart Village Award.
- RBI puts the restriction on UCO Bank’s business.
- Under MUDRA Yojana, the Odisha state government offers the Loans.
- Arjun Maini has become the First Indian to Win a GP3 Race.
- Union Ministry Announces the Implementation of the expanded India-Chile PTA.
- Ramit Tandon has won the maiden PSA title.
- India and the United Kingdom have signed the MoU to increase the efficiency of urban transport system
- Uttar Pradesh state Government has formed the ‘Maa’ committee to check mid-day meal quality in schools.
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PM Narendra Modi has launched the River conservation project in Madhya Pradesh
In Madhya Pradesh, the Prime minister, Narendra Modi has launched the new river project to make ensure the pollution free Narmada River. On this occasion, he has released the roadmap for the conservation of Narmada at Amarkantak lifeline of MP.
India and UK signed MoU to increase the efficiency of urban transport system
This time, India and UK have agreed to sign the MoU. The MoU will be signed on the bilateral cooperation between the Indian Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Britain’s Transport for London.
UP Govt’s ‘Maa’ committee to check mid-day meal quality in schools
Recently, the Uttar Pradesh state Government has formulated the Maa Committee on the Mother’s Day as a gift for lakhs of children and their moms. This Maa Committee aims to ensure the nutritious food in state-run primary schools and to check mid-day meal quality for students.
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Union Ministry Announces for Implementation of the expanded between India-Chile PTA
Finally, India and Chile has decided to expand bilateral expanded Preferential Trade Agreement from 16th May 2017. Earlier, India and Chile signed the agreement on 6th September 2016.
Centre to spend Rs.11,000cr on roads in Naxal-hit districts
The central govt will spend nearly Rs 11,000-crore on roads in Naxal-affected areas. This will enable the road connectivity to 44 Naxal-affected districts. The center is going to start this project in the next few weeks.
Mahmoud Abbas President Palestinian is on 4-day official visit to India
President Mahmoud Abbas will come to India on an official visit. During this, he will visit Centre for Development of Advanced Computing in Noida to create cooperation between Palestine and India Techno Park.
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Railways to install CCTV cameras at 900 stations under Nirbhaya fund
In the first move, the Indian Railways is going to install nearly 19,000 high definition CCTV cameras at 983 stations across the country. Under the Nirbhaya Fund, the Government has approved Rs. 500 crores.
Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the 2nd NPDRR meeting in Delhi
Home Minister, Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the 2nd meeting of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) in New Delhi. “Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development: Making India resilient by 2030” is the theme of this meeting.
India skips One Belt One Road Summit in Beijing
India boycotted the two-day conference on China’s “One Belt One Road” (OBOR) initiative. The boycott is a diplomatic retaliation to China’s action of blocking India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
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Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour
Pawan Kumar Chamling, Sikkim Chief Minister has been conferred with the first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour. President Pranab Mukherjee has presented this award. On this occasion, Pranab Mukherjee applause Chamlings contribution to Sikkim state.
Arjun Maini has become the First Indian to Win a GP3 Race
Indian motor racing driver Arjun Maini has become the first Indian to win a race in the GP3 Series in Barcelona, Spain.He maintained his position till the end to take the victory with an amazing six-second gap.
Lewis Hamilton has won the Spanish Grand Prix
This year, Lewis Hamilton has won the Spanish Grand Prix in the Formula One championship. It is Hamilton’s 55th career win and second wins of the season. Sebastian Vettel is the Runner-up of Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona.