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01 June 2017 Current Affairs
India signs Loan Agreement of USD 36 Million with World Bank
An agreement for Loan Credit of USD 36 Million from World Bank for Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Program was signed. Mission of the project is to improve the efficiency of Public Expenditure Management and Tax Administration in HP.
The 5 year duration program size is USD 45 million. USD 36 million will be financed by the Bank, and the remaining amount will be funded out of State Budget.
Slovakia’s Miroslav Lajcak will be next president of United Nations
UN General Assembly today elected Slovak foreign minister Miroslav Lajcak to be the next president of the 193-member powerful body.
Lajcak, 54, was elected by acclamation as president of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.
MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli in list of top 100 Athletes
India captain Virat Kohli, former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and stylish left-handed batsmen, Yuvraj Singh and All rounder Suresh Raina, have found places in this year’s ESPN World Fame 100 list that made its debut last year.
While Kohli is placed in the 13th spot and Dhoni in the 15th, Yuvraj and Raina have been ranked 90th and 95th respectively.
Heading the list footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Second ranker NBA great Lebron James, another soccer star Lionel Messi is placed third and fourth position holder is Roger Federer
Rajasthan High Court observed that Cow should be national Animal
Rajasthan High Court recommended that the Centre declare Cow as national animal and increase the punishment for cow slaughter to life imprisonment. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), the court asked the State Chief Secretary to take steps to get the suggestions implemented in consultation of all parties involved.
India’s economic growth will accelerate to Projected 7.5% this fiscal
India’s economic growth will accelerate to 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal and the government’s reform push will help achieve 8 per cent GDP growth rate in about four years in a stable government scenario observed by Moody’s Investors Service. World Bank has recently projected India to clock a 7.2 per cent growth rate in the current fiscal led by reform momentum and improved investment scenario intact.