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Current Affairs 9 May 2017
Country’s first bio refinery plant has been inaugurated in Pune
Union Minister for Road Transpoofand Highway, Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated India’s first bio refinery plant in Pune, Maharashtra. Praj Industries set up this plant. This plant can produce one million liters of ethanol by processing a variety of agro-residue like rice and wheat straw.
Indians stood at the 6th biggest private spenders on health
As per the Lancet, a British medical journal, Indians were the 6th biggest private spenders on health in the low-middle income group of 50 nations. India has ranked 147 among 184 countries on this parameter.
CRPF Command Shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has shifted the strategic anti-Maoist command headquarters from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh. The CRPF targets to bring the focus on combing operations in Chhattisgarh.
Haryana to start the door-to-door survey to collect data of every resident
Recently, the Haryana state Govt has decided to collect the detailed data of every resident to issue a smart IDs for every house in Haryana. The data will be useful for the benefits of 150 services of 87 departments through online.
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Emmanuel Macron is the France’s youngest President
Emmanuel Macron is France’s youngest-ever president. He is 39 years old only. Emmanuel promised to unite a divided and fractured France.
DIPP, WIPO to set up Technology and Innovation Support Centres
DIPP (Industrial promotion body) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) have signed an agreement to set up the Technology and Innovation Support Centres. The Department mainly focus on the generation and commercialization of intellectual properties.
Emma Watson has won the first major gender-neutral movie award
Finally, Emma Watson has become the first person to receive the MTV Movie and TV Awards’ new gender-neutral Best Actor for her performance in “Beauty and the Beast.”
Baahubali 2′ has become the first Indian movie to cross Rs 1000 crore at box office
Finally, Indian Movie, Baahubali 2 is the first movie to cross Rs 1000 crore mark with its worldwide collections. Baahubali 2, the conclusion has collected Rs. 800 crore mark on 6th day only.
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Edelweiss Tokio launches India’s first insurance that can be bought at PoS
Life Insurance company, Edelweiss Tokio has launched the India’s first insurance product. The Product is ‘PoS Saral Nivesh’. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India’s guidelines has approved this product.
Lion’ actor Sunny Pawar named Rising Star at Asian Awards
London Child actor Sunny Pawar has won the Rising Star Award. The award will be presented to Sunny at the 7th Annual Asian Awards. He has performed well in the Oscar-nominated film “Lion”. For his best performance in this movie, he has received this Rising Star Award.