Today Current Affairs August 27-2016
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1st BRICS film festival – Sept. 2 to 6 – New Delhi
The first BRICS film festival will be host by India. This film festival will begin from September 2nd to 6th in New Delhi. This will showcase the amalgamation of culture, films, song, dance & food of the 5-member countries including Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa.
Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award – Grant – Jharkhand Dungdung
Silvanus Dung Dung who was the Former Olympian has awarded Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award. Dhyan Chand is an Indian field hockey player, who is considered as one of the greatest field hockey players of all time.
Saina – 9th – Sindhu – 10th
Saina Nehwal has dropped from 4 points to 9 points. PV Sindhu who awarded silver in the women’s singles competition at the recently concluded Olympics in Rio 2016 has remained in the 10th spot in BWF (Badminton World Federation) rankings. The women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponnappa dropped four places to the 26th spot following their failure to reach the knock-out stage in the Rio Games.
August 27th Latest Online News
Sugamya Pustakalaya – online library -for people – visual disabilities
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad who is the Minister for Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology has launched the Online Library for the Persons with Visual Disabilities at the function. The function was organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.
Ronaldo wins – UEFA Best Player – Europe award
Ronaldo who was the Portugal superstar Cristiano has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the second time. He is 31 years old. Ronaldo has claimed the prize ahead of his club team-mate Gareth Bale & Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann.
SRK – Akshay – Salman – Big B – top 20 highest-paid – global actors
Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar are the top two highest paid actors which were in the place of 8th and 10th. Also, Salman Khan is on 14th rank, Amitabh Bachchan on 18th position. The Forbes magazine published this list. It considered the earnings from June 2015.
More Current Affairs August 27th August
Pankaj Harjai – head of Lenovo’s SMB business
Pankaj Harjai has appointed as the head its newly constituted Small and Medium Business vertical by PC maker Lenovo. He has taken charge of Lenovo’s commercial channel business.
Indian economy – grow 7.9% – this fiscal
US multinational banking firm Goldman Sachs says that Indian economy is likely to grow 7.9% in this year 2016-17. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational banking firm that engages in global investment banking, investment management, securities, and other financial services, primarily with institutional clients.
Devendra Fadnavis who was the Maharashtra CM has announced the State government plans to transform 1,000 villages with the help of corporate sector, & the civil society over the next few years. He said that the corporate sector is already working in various sectors of the government.
RBI – banks – provide loans – women SHGs – rural areas at 7%
RBI has asked the banks to provide loans to women self-help groups in rural areas at 7% per annum, as per the government’s revised guidelines for the current financial year. In the notification, the reserve bank said that all the women self-help groups would be eligible for interest subvention on credit up to three lakh rupees at 7% per annum under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission in 250 districts.
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