Current Affairs India - 16 September 2016

1. India has slipped by 10 positions to be ranked at 112th, out of 159 countries and territories in the World Economic Freedom Index 2016 published today. Hong Kong topped the index, followed by Singapore and New Zealand.


2. Atul Kumar Goel, General Manager of Allahabad Bank, took charge as Executive Director in Union Bank of India.


3. Indian Exports dropped by just 0.3% to USD 21.21 billion in August 2016 compared to the same month last year. The trade deficit stood as USD 7.67 billion in the same month as Imports dropped by 14.09% to USD 29.19 billion.