Daily Current Affairs – 25 March 2017

  1. MeitY & GOOGLE India alliance with Data Security Council of India support the launch of ‘’Digital Payment Security Alliance’’. Vision behind it to safeguard and protect digital payment as well as provide digital skill training to artisans and android training to developers.


  2. Sri Lanka launched ‘’NEW PERU’’ an awareness programme on reconciliation among children.


  3. Michael Lobo appointed as new deputy speaker of Goa assembly.


  4. NCLT (National company law tribunal) has given approval merging of mining firm Vedanta with its subsidiary Cairn India. It will be 4th largest resource firm in globe after the formation.


  5. Raghu Rai honoured with lifetime achievement award by Information & broadcasting ministry. He is a photojournalist and was awarded Padma Shree.


  6. Pawan Hans Limited a national chopper service company is all set to launch its ride ‘’DELHI DARSHAN’’ from 1st April.


  7. World’s 3rd largest hypertonic wind tunnel at VSSC (Vikram sarabhai space centre) in Kerala commissioned by ISRO.


  8. India Para shutter Sukant Kadam won single and double bronze medal in Spanish Para Badminton International 2017, Spain.


  9. 6 Indian-American received the ELLIS ISLAND MEDAL of HONOUR AWARD for their remarkable contribution in respective field. The highest civilian award in US for immigrants. The 6 Indo-Americans among 88 recipient are;

    • CEO Dinesh Paliwal

    • DR Annapoorna S Kini

    • Yashvant Patel

    • Mohan H Patel

    • Pakistani American Dr Abir Haidar

    • PepsiCo  CEO Indra Nooyi

    • Author Fareed Zakaria


  10. “MoPNG e-SEVA” launched by union petroleum minister it reduces all the grievances related to oil & sector through social media. It delivers 24×7 supports to the customer.


  11. Union govt has started to roll out e-passport with high security feature; the personal details of the applicant would be digitally signed and stored in the chip.


  12. Indian Navy successfully fired maiden trail firing of   newly installed surface to air missile (SAM) system from INS Vikramaditya.


  13. Largest artificial sun switched on in Germany, designed by scientist from DLR.  Generates lights that are 10000 times as intense as natural sunlight to earth.


  14. T S Anantharaman appointed as part time chairman of catholic Syrian bank (CSB) an Indian private bank one of the oldest bank in India.


  15. ‘’50 years- the great Indian milk revolution’’ book launched by Radha Mohan Singh.


  16. India ranked 87 in global energy architecture performance index, released by Geneva world economic forum (WEF). Switzerland topped in ranking followed by Norway, Sweden, Denmark & France.


 

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