Daily Current Affairs – 28th June 2017

  • Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin declared as Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under Section 1(b) of Executive Order (E.O.) by United States of America (USA).

  • Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay honored with East Bengal football club’s highest honor that is Bharat Gaurav. (India’s hockey team won the Asian Games in 2002 under Pillay’s captaincy.)

  • Senso Motoric Instruments (SMI) acquired by Apple. SMI is a company specialized in eye-tracking technology.

  • The 9th Halle Open titletournament won by Roger Federer. He won this Cup for the first time in his career.

  • Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) announced Group Insurance cover for the pilgrims and service providers from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 3 lakh.

  • Uttar Pradesh Government has signed an agreement with Asian Development Bank ADB for a loan of 1950 crore rupees for strengthening of roads in different district.

  1. India has signed an agreement for IBRD Credit of USD 35 Million with World Bank for “Assam State Public Financial Institutional Reforms Project”.

  2. India could shift to a January to December financial year from 2018, as the Centre appears set to make the historical transition to end the 150-year-old tradition of an April to March fiscal.

  3. Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has launched a Digital MSME Scheme to further boost Ministry’s efforts towards making Digital India Mission successful.

  4. Software major SAP India has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to jointly launch Bharat ERP — a programme to empower small businesses digitally.

  5. Kaushik Basu appointed as President of the International Economic Association (IEA).


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