Page-41 of Current Affairs - June, 2017

Telangana Launches T-Wallet

Telangana has launched a digital wallet named T-Wallet for people to make  public and private financial transactions. Salient Highlights The service has been launched as “anytime anywhere digital payment option for everyone”. This is first such initiative by any state government in the country.  The service can also be availed by those people who do not have mobile phones. The ..

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Historian Ramachandra Guha resigns as BCCI Administrator

Historian Ramachandra Guha has tendered his resignation as BCCI administrator citing personal reasons. He submitted his resignation letter to Chairman of the Committee of Administrators of the BCCI Vinod Rai on May 28. Ramachandra Guha was one among the four administrators appointed by the Supreme Court on January 30 to run the affairs of BCCI. The four member ..

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NASA's Parker Solar Probe to Explore Sun's Atmosphere

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will be launched in the summer of 2018 to explore the sun’s atmosphere. The purpose of the launch will be to study sun’s outer atmosphere and to understand how sun works. The name of the probe initially called the Solar Probe Plus has been renamed as the Parker Solar Probe in honor of astrophysicist Eugene Parker. This is the first time ..

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Only 4 Indians Feature in ESPN World Fame 100 list

India captain Virat Kohli, former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and left-handed batsmen, Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina are the only Indians who featured in ESPN’s ranking of the 100 most famous active athletes in the world. In the list, Virat kohli has been placed in the 13th spot, Dhoni in the 15th spot and Yuvrai and Raina in the 90th and ..

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India Loses its Fast Growing Economy Tag to China

As per the data released by the Ministry of Statistics, India registered 7.1% growth in the financial year 2016-17, which is slower than the 8% registered in 2015-16. In the fourth quarter of 2016-17, India registered a growth of GDP growth of 6.1% compared with China’s 6.9% in the same period. Hence, it has lost its fastest-growing major economy tag ..

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