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FMCG Britannia to set up largest plant in Maharashtra
Current Affairs Headlines of 09th August, 2017

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→ ‘Dawn of cruise tourism in India’ inaugurated in Mumbai.

→ 2030 Water Resources Group will help Maharashtra Govt raise $270mn from Green Climate Fund.

→ 8th Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting Held in Manila.

→ Amazon India has said it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Telangana Department of Handloom and Textiles.

→ Amazon India, Telangana Handloom dept ink pact.

→ Ankur Mittal Clinches Two Golds At The Asian Shotgun Championship.

→ Axis Bank has cut savings account interest rate by 50 bps to 3.5% on balances of up to Rs. 50 lakh.

→ British Indian actor Dev Patel has been selected for the prestigious Asia Game Changer award in recognition of him using celebrity to place a spotlight on India’s poor.

→ Centre has decided to observe this Independence Day as ‘Sankalp Parva’ and asked the people to dedicate themselves to social causes.

→ Centre has declared entire Assam as a “disturbed” area under controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act for 1 more month.

→ Centre has launched Swachh Survekshan Gramin to encourage states and districts to improve sanitation coverage and solid liquid waste management.

→ Coconut Regains ‘Tree‘ Status in Goa as Assembly Passes Bill.

→ FMCG Britannia to set up largest plant in Maharashtra.

→ Foreign ministers of Southeast Asia & China have adopted a negotiating framework for a code of conduct in South China Sea.

→ General Insurance Corp. of India has filed draft red herring prospectus for its initial public offering.

→ Govt is planning to install a 24X7 seamless virtual fence with sensors along the India-Pakistan border to curb infiltration bid.

→ Health & wellness startup CureFit has signed actor Hrithik Roshan as the brand ambassador for 5 years at Rs100 crore.

→ India finished the Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Puerto Princesa, Philippines with two silver and six bronze medals.

→ India’s Ravindra Jadeja edged out Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan to become top-ranked Test all-rounder as per the latest ICC rankings.

→ Indian businessman & philanthropist in UAE, Firoz Merchant was honoured with UAE’s prestigious Community Service Medal.

→ International Day of the World‘s Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9th August.

→ Japan Remembers Nagasaki Atomic Bomb - 9th August.

→ Justice Dipak Misra has been appointed as the 45th Chief Justice of India. He was nominated by present CJI JS Khehar last month.

→ Maharashtra to raise $270 m from Green Climate Fund.

→ Maria Sharapova has accepted an invitation to make her seventh appearance at the China Open in Beijing.

→ Market regulator Securities & Exchange Board of India has directed stock exchanges to initiate action against 331 firms that it suspects are shell companies & are listed on bourses.

→ Mastercard & PayPal have extended their partnership into Asia Pacific to enhance consumer experience & make Mastercard a payment option with PayPal.

→ Omar McLeod of Jamaica won the 110m Hurdles final at the London 2017 IAAF World Championships in London.

→ Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh released a book on the popular author titled ‘Khushwant Singh: In Wisdom and in Jest’.

→ The Railways has earned an additional revenue of Rs 540 crore in less than a year through the flexi fare scheme and there is no plan to discontinue it.


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