Daily Current Affairs – 1 March 2017

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  1. Canara Bank, HSBC and Oriental Bank of Commerce life insurance launch a new plan named iSELECT term plan which, will specifically design to cover family protection at an affordable premium.


  2. The union government signed an agreement with World Bank for a project ‘’TEJASWINI’’; a socio economic empowerment of adolescent girl & young women (from 14-24 aged) project.


  3. The Prosopis juliflora known as seemei karuvelam tree in TN has been ordered to remove as it is harmful to the environment and agriculture.


  4. Nanda Kumar Sai has been appointed as chairperson of NCST (National commission for schedule tribe).


  5. Govt has shift digital transaction responsibility from NITI AYOG to MEITY (Ministry of electronics and information technology).
    It will responsible for promoting and implementing various e-governance scheme, digital transaction as well as payment.


  6. Neil Gaiman the new UNHCR (United Nations high commissioner for refugees) GLOBAL GOODWILL AMBASSADOR.


  7. From 1-07-2017 GST will be implemented.


  8. India’s GDP growth 7% for 2016-17 survey report by OECD (Organization for economic co-operation and development).


  9. Shanta Rangaswamy became the 1st women recipient of BCCI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD; BCCI first time introduced life time achievement award in women’s category.


  10. Summit Mullick appointed as chief secretary of Maharashtra.


  11. Thiruvananthapuram ranked 1st among 21 cities in urban governance parameters, Chandigarh was ranked lowest.


  12. Sc rejected plea on aborting fetus suffering from Down Syndrome.


 

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