Daily Current Affairs 16 Aug 2017

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Under-19 Cricket Asia Cup shifted from India to Malaysia

  • Asian cricket council has withdrawn Under-19 Asia cup hosting rights from India as apposed by Pakistan.
  • Previously, It scheduled to be held in Bangluru, India. But now hosting rights shifted from India to Malaysia on objection of Pakistan cricket board.

India’s 1st Railway Disaster Management System 

  • India expected to comes up with first Railway Disaster Mgmt System near Bangluru by next year.
  • Its main objective is to provide training for rescue operations.
  • Indian Railway has announced funds of Rs.44.42 crore for Railway Disaster Mgmt Institute at village Hejjala (Bangluru).

Somalia declares Polio free country

  • The World Health Organisation (WHO) of United nation has declared Somalia as Polio free country.
  • There is no Polio case detected in this country since last three years.

Norway has fastest Mobile internet in the world

  • As per global leader Ookla broadband testing, Norway has fastest growing mobile internet all over the world.
  • Telenor is one of the major network operator in Norway which also build its own networks & provide fastest speed.
  • After Norway, Netherland & Hungary is on 2nd & 3rd position in Mobile internet speed.

National Mission for clean Ganga approved 10 new projects

  • National Mission for clean Ganga has approved 10 new projects in UP, Bihar & west Bangal including Ganga awareness centers & sewage treatment & infrastructure etc.
  • One of the project to build Ganga monitoring centers is also approved for 5 reparian Ganga states.

Marconi lifetime achievement award goes to – Stanford University Prof

  • Marconi is an US based society, declared it’s lifetime achievement award that goes to Thomas Kailath.
  • Indian Born Thomas Kailath is an Professor of modern communication in Stanford University

P.B Balaji – appointed as Chief Financial Officer in Tata Motors Group

  • Tata Motors Group has appointed new CFO (Chief Financial Officer) – P.B Balaji. He will join Tata motors group’s from Nov 2017.
  • P.B balaji is an Financial professional in corporate sector from last 20 years.

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