Current Affairs 8th March 2019 – Top 10 Current Affairs are Shown in this Websites.
#1. BIAC India won the Women on a Mission award
Current Affairs – Brandix India Apparel City (BIAC) India’s accomplice P. Doraswamy was deliberated with ‘The Women on A Mission Award’. It was exhibited to him by giver Sudha Narayana Murthy at the ladies’ summit sorted out under ‘he for she’ classification in Bengaluru.
The honor was given to him for his commitment to the welfare of ladies workforce in Visakhapatnam by arranging free therapeutic camps, malignant growth screening activities, circulation of free luxuries.
#2. PM STIAC indentified 9 national missions for Indias sustainable development
Current Affairs – The Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council (PM-STIAC) have distinguished nine national missions to deliver major logical difficulties to guarantee India’s practical advancement. Through the nine missions, the PM STIAC expects to encourage coordinated effort to take care of complex issues.
The recognized Nine Missions are:
♦ Natural language Translation
♦ Quantum Frontier
♦ Artificial Intelligence
♦ National Biodiversity Mission
♦ Electric Vehicles
♦ BioScience for Human Health
♦ Waste to Wealth
♦ Deep Ocean Exploration
#3. Defence Ministry announced that permanent commission for women in Indian Army
Current Affairs – The Defense Ministry declared that lasting commission will be allowed for Women in all the 10 parts of Indian Army. The expansion of Permanent Commission to Women will give ladies a vocation in the Army till their retirement. The Short Service Commission involves a chance to fill in as a Commissioned Officer for 10/14 years. Toward the finish of 10 yrs, 3 choices will be given, either choose for a Permanent Commission or quit or have the alternative of 4 years augmentation.
The Women Officers will presently get a perpetual commission in branches, for example, signals, engineers, armed force aeronautics, armed force air guard, gadgets, and mechanical architects, armed force administration corps, armed force weapons corps, and knowledge. The Defense Ministry had before endorsed changeless commission for ladies in all parts of Air Force including military pilots.
#4. Delhi government launches app One Delhi to track bus, metro services
Current Affairs – A drive arranging application “ONE Delhi” was propelled by Kailash Gahlot, Transport Minister of Delhi.
The application offers offices, for example,
Acquiring the assessed time of entry for transports and metros.
Following the constant area of transports and metros.
Giving data about their admissions.
Giving the best course and method of movement between two spots.
Rundown of places of interest in Delhi.
#5. SBI and Hitachi Payment Services launched SBI PSPL to establish digital payments platform in India
Current Affairs – State Bank of India (SBI) and Hitachi Payment Services Pvt Ltd, an entirely possessed auxiliary of Hitachi Ltd, propelled their vendor getting joint endeavor, SBI Payment Services Pvt Ltd (SBIPSPL), for setting up an advanced installments stage for India and different nations in the area, in Mumbai.
It will encourage the development of the advanced installments scene in India through its computerized installments stage and offer inventive items to suit the necessities of all fragments of traders by utilizing the brand esteem and tremendous dissemination system of SBI, and bring Artificial Intelligence and other innovative capacities of Hitachi to SBI Payment Services.
#6. MoEFCC amended rules to ban the import of solid plastic waste
Current Affairs – The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has corrected the Hazardous and different Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 to totally boycott the import of strong plastic waste.
The revision told by the MoEFCC fixes an escape clause which recently permitted the import of plastic waste into India for handling. The restriction on the import of plastics is in lines with the standards of feasible improvement. To guarantee the boycott doesn’t unfavorably affect the simplicity of working together, the revision permits the turn around import of faulty electrical and electronic congregations and segments produced in and sent out from India, inside a time of fare.
India is investigating different choices to dishearten the utilization of single-use plastics and furthermore is accentuating reusing of the plastic waste to lessen the weight on nature along these lines giving advantages.
#7. National Housing Bank proposes stricter regulations for Housing Finance Companies
Current Affairs – National Housing Bank (NHB), a home loan segment controller and a completely claimed backup of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has chosen to force stricter guidelines on the Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) to keep them from falling prey to liquidity and credit dangers.
Following proposition have been advanced:
Expanding the capital ampleness proportion (CAR)of these organizations from 12%to 15%, in a staged way by 31st March 2022. This will be cultivated by expanding the base CAR to 13% by 31st March 2020, 14 % by 31st March 2021 and 15 % by 2022.
Cutting down the open borrowings to multiple times of the Net Owned Fund (NOF) from the current multiple times, by March 2022.
Executing evaluated decrease in the farthest point on the general borrowings of Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) from multiple times of Net Owned Fund (NOF) to multiple times of Net Owned Fund (NOF) by Mar 31st 2020, 13 times of Net Owned Fund (NOF)by 31st March 2021 and multiple times of Net Owned Fund (NOF)by 31st March 2022
#8. Singapore government to invest Rs 5,000 crore in Bharti Airtel
Current Affairs – Singapore’s administration’s speculation arm GIC Pvt Ltd will buy in to shares worth ₹5,000 crore as a feature of Airtel’s arrangements to raise ₹25,000 crore through rights issue.
Singapore’s Singtel likewise dedicated to purchasing ₹3,750 crore worth Airtel stock.
#9. India offers worlds cheapest mobile data packs: UK Report
Current Affairs – While India (USD 0.26) topped the size of modest versatile information, Kyrgyzstan (USD 0.27), Kazakstan (USD 0.49), Ukraine (USD 0.51) and Rwanda (USD 0.56) finished the best 5 nations offering the low expensive datas packs.
Value correlation site Cable.co.uk found that 1 gigabyte (GB) of information cost USD 0.26 in India, contrasted with USD 6.66 in the UK.
The US had a standout amongst the most costly rates, with a normal expense of USD 12.37 for a similar measure of information.
The low expensive versatile datas in Western Europe was found in Finland with a normal cost of USD 1.16 for 1GB of information.
In Eastern Europe, Poland is the least expensive at USD 1.32 per GB, trailed by Romania (USD 1.89) and Slovenia (USD 2.21).
#10. OECD has reduced the world economic growth forecasts for 2019 to 3.3 percent
Current Affairs – The Organization for Economic Co-activity and Development (OECD) has decreased the world monetary development gauges for the year 2019. OECD has cut its 2019 figure for worldwide financial development to 3.3% for the present year, down from 3.5% it anticipated before.
The report takes note of that exchange strains and political vulnerability, including Brexit and disintegration of business and shopper certainty are burdening the world’s economy consequently adding to the log jam. The 19-country eurozone was especially difficult to hit, with anticipated development dropping from 1.8% to 1% which was added to strategy vulnerability including those over Brexit.
Association for Economic Co-task and Development (OECD):
♦ Build on: 16 April 1948
♦ Headoffice: Paris, France
♦ Participation: 36 States
♦ Official dialects: English, French
♦ General Secretary: Jose Angel Gurria