Page-5 of Current Affairs - May, 2018

RBI appoints Sudha Balakrishnan as its first Chief Financial Officer

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed Sudha Balakrishnan as the first Chief Financial Officer (CFO). She will be the 12th executive director of the RBI and will have tenure of three years. Balakrishnan is chartered accountant by profession. Prior to this appointment, she was former executive vice president of National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL), ..

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Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards: Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali ties up with BSNL

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali has tied up with state owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to launch Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards. With this, India’s most trusted Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brand has entered in to telecom sector after gaining popularity in the consumer goods market Key Facts Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards can be recharged for ..

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Ex-Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk named as caretaker PM of Pakistan

Pakistan’s former Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk was named as country’s caretaker Prime Minister for two-month period ahead of general elections to be held in July 2018. The job of caretaker Prime Minister is to keep country running between dissolution of parliament and new government being sworn in. The present ruling government will complete tenure in ..

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NASSCOM establishes India’s second Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza in China

India’s National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has established second Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza (SIDCOP) platform in Guiyang, China. It is India’s second IT corridor in China to provide Indian IT firms access to growing Chinese software market. The first corridor Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza (SIDCOP) platform was established in Chinese port city ..

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Colombia joins NATO as global partner

Colombia has formally joined North Atlantic Treaty Organization as global partner. It makes it first Latin American to join NATO. The announcement came after Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) approved Colombia as a new member. Background NATO alliance had reached partnership agreement with Colombia back in May 2017, just after the Latin American ..

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