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1. India has been ranked at 77th position as per World Risk Report 2016, published by the UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Bundnis Entwicklung Hilft. The list of topped by Island state of Vanuatu. 2. The Nagaland State Assembly has passed the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill, 8th […]

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Manas on August 25th, 2016

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has crossed Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to become the most followed Indian on social media site Twitter. He has over 22.1 million followers on the social networking platform, compared to Amitabh’s 22 million followers. 2. Madhya Pradesh and Delhi Assembly has ratified the Goods and Service Tax Constitution Amendment Bill. […]

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Manas on August 20th, 2016

1. Urjit Patel has been appointed as new Governor of Reserve Bank of India as announced today. He will succeed Raghuram Rajan. Currently is his RBI Deputy Governor. Mr. Patel is a PhD from Yale University and has worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), The Brookings Institution at Washington and the Massachusetts-based Boston Consulting […]

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Manas on August 10th, 2016

1. The central government has announced to set up a committee to look into all issues including foreign direct investment norms for the e-commerce industry in the country which will be be headed by the NITI Aayog CEO. The other members in the panel will include officials from commerce and industry ministry and department of […]

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Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has announced his last Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement today before leaving the office in September. In this review meeting, he has kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.5%, reverse repo rate unchanged at 6 %, CRR unchanged at 4%, SLR unchanged at 21.5%. LAF will remain unchanged at […]

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Manas on August 8th, 2016

1. Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar became the lone Indian ever to qualify for the finals of Artistic Gymnastics after completing the qualifying round though she grabbed the 8th position to advance to the finals. She performed her risky Produnova vault to secure position in final. 2. The second National Handloom Day was observed across the […]

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Manas on August 6th, 2016

1. BJP state chief Vijay Rupani has been named as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat and Nitin Patel as Deputy CM after a meeting of the BJP legislators at State Party headquarter. He will take over from Anandiben Patel, who resigned a few days ago. 2. Famous Indian sports promoter and founder chairperson of […]

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Manas on August 4th, 2016

1. Rajya Sabha has passed the long pending GST (Constitution 122nd amendment) bill yesterday after getting support from all the political parties except AIADMK. Once implemented completely, this will pave the way for what is popularly referred to as the concept of “one nation, one tax.” This is considered to be the biggest reform after […]

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Manas on August 2nd, 2016

1. The Reserve Bank of India has unveiled guidelines for ‘on-tap’ licensing of new private banks, yesterday which is expected to create opportunity for different financial entities to float universal banks. Under the new guidelines, resident individuals and professionals with 10 years’ experience in banking and finance are eligible to promote universal banks. Previously, only […]

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Manas on July 28th, 2016

1. The Union Cabinet has approved to increase Individual foreign investment cap to 15% in Indian stock exchanges compared to earlier cap of 5%.Currently, foreign investors, in aggregate, can hold up to 49% stake in any stock or commodity exchange. The Union Cabinet also approved a proposal to allow foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to acquire […]

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