Current Affairs 4th May 2017
Pakistani Troops kill and mutilate two Jawan bodies – Indian Army reported on 1st May that Pakistani armed forces has killed two jawans and mutilated their bodies near line of control in pir panjal valley, poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir. Pakistani border Action Team has been reported to involve in it. Attack has been done on jawans of BSF who were doing routine patrolling. Around 65 ceasefire violation by Pakistani Army has been reported in this year.
Rajasthan to setup bustard breeding Centre – Rajasthan government will setup captive breeding center for Indian bustards. Bustard is state bird of Rajasthan and categorized as endangered species. Captive breeding had been successful for great bustard in Spain.
Indore ranked cleanest city in India – According to survey of urban development ministry, Indore of Madhya Pradesh has been ranked as the cleanest city of India while Gonda of Uttar Pradesh termed as dirtiest city across India. Indore has taken the position from Mysuru of Karnataka this year. Top five cities included Bhopal, Vishakhapatnam, Surat and Mysuru. Survey conducted in wake of clean India mission of govt. of India.
India promoting FDI in food processing industry – India has asked the U.S. companies to take advantage of its liberalized foreign investment rules to cater foreign direct investment in food processing industry. A high power delegate is visiting Chicago to market the conducive atmosphere for investment in India in food processing sector.
India asks UK to expedite extradition of loan defaulter Vijay Mallya – India pressed United Kingdom to speed up the extradition of loan defaulter Vijay Mallya at a secretory level meet between two countries. India is hopeful for extradition of Vijay Mallya very soon.
Ordinance to empower RBI on top loan defaulters – Union Cabinet recommended an ordinance empowering RBI to instruct banks to act against top loan defaulters as part of a series of steps to curb NPA of financial institution. Government may be able to advise RBI on certain cases, but overall the idea is to empower the regulator to issue specific instructions.