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International News
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina visits India for four days

  • Sheikh Hasina-Prime Minister of Bangladesh visited India from 7th to 10th April 2017.
  • India and Bangladesh signed 22 agreements for cooperation in various areas in a bid to strengthen bilateral ties viz. civil nuclear cooperation, cyber security, media, judicial sector, peaceful uses of outer space, defence, information technology, electronics and transport connectivity.
  • India announced $4.5 billion line of credit for development projects in Bangladesh.

Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurates the International Convention on World Homoeopathy Day

  • A National Convention on World Homoeopathy was held at New Delhi on April 10, 2017, to commemorate the 262nd birth anniversary of Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann – the founder of Homoeopathy.
  • This convention was inaugurated by Minister of State (Independent Charge) Mr. Shripad Yesso Naik, for AYUSH and the theme was – “Enhancing Quality Research in Homoeopathy through scientific evidence and rich clinical experiences”

National News
Marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha, PM Modi launched special digital exhibition

  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates, an exhibition titled “Swachhagraha – Bapu Ko Karyanjali – Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani” On April 10, 2017,at National Archives of India (NIA) in New Delhi.
  • This exhibition has been organized to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s first experiment in using non-violence and non-cooperation as methods to protest i.e. 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha.
  • Minister for Information & Broadcasting – Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, released the three books to mark 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha – ’Gandhi in Champaran’, ‘Romain Rolland and Gandhi Correspondence’ and “Mahatma Series (8 volumes)”

Ashok Khemka –led Court Orders Summons on Whatsapp

  • A court of the Financial Commissioner headed by IAS officer Ashok Khemka has ordered summons in a property dispute case on Whats App to one of the respondents who shifted to Kathmandu which should have been sent by registered post to the respondent address.
  • Khemka order observed that law follows technological advancements andIt shall be treated as a proper mode of service as provided in order V Rule 10 the CPC.

India Mongolia Military Exercise started in Mizoram

  • India- Mongolia 14 days military exercise training has started at Vairengte in Mizoramwhich continues until 18th of April.
  • Mangolian Army is represented by 9 officers and 36 soldiers of the elite 084 Special Forces Task
  • Battalion while Indian contingent comprises 3 officers 4 Junior Commissioned officers and 39 soldiers of Jammu and Kashmir Rifles.
  • The joint exercise will help in boosting defence co-operation and military relations between the two nations and It is a platform through which both armies are able to share their experiences and gain from it asIt enhances the interoperability between the two forces.

Banking and Finance
FINO Paytech inks deals with ICICI to distribute insurance products

  • FINO Paytech received a license to launch a Payments Bank by RBI and It inked a deal with ICICI group companies to distribute Insurance products and also tied up with Exide Life Insurance to sell products through distribution channel thus now onwards FINO Payments Bank will sell Life and General insurance products of ICICI Prudential and ICICI Lombard.
  • The Payments Bank will launch its operations with 3-4 products which include current and saving account, Business correspondent lending, remittances, and insurance.
  • ICICI group has 16% stake in the business correspondent and it is the largest domestic shareholder and FINO Paytech has 70% stake with foreign entities.

Business
India Nears No.2 Spot as Steel Producer

  • India set to become the world’s largest steel producer after China while boosting exports to the highest ever and so becomes the “Bright Spot”for growth in the global steel industry.
  • India’s output jumped 11% to 101.3 million metric tons and the nation became a net exporter for the first time in 3 years and thus India will overtake Japan as the second-biggest producer by 2019.

Appointment and Resigns
Ajit Kumar Srivastava & Shabri Bhattasali becomes new CBDT member

  • Ajit Kumar Srivastava and Shabri Bhattsali appointed members of Central Board Of Direct Taxes (CBDT) which is a statutory authority functioning under the Central Board of Revenue Act, 1963.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Judge Tej Bahadur Singh Created Guinness World Record – 6065 Cases in 327 Days

  • Tej Bhadur Singh has set a Guinness World Record for disposing of 6065 cases in just 327working days despite lawyers strike in the district.
  • His aim was to diminish the number of pending cases in the court in order to provide justice to petitioner as soon as he can and he also mentioned that a total of 903 couples were united after the cases were settled.

Obituary
First Female Defence Minister of Spain, Carme Chacon Dies

  • Carme Chacon Spain’s first female defence minister who was from Barcelona was a defence minister from 2008 to 2011 under PM Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and she was a prominent socialist party leader has died at the age of 46.

Daily Current Affairs 10 april 2017

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