Tag Archives: BRICS

Daily Current Affairs – 20th, 21st April 2017

Daily Current Affairs - 20th, 21st April 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 20th and 21st April 2017: Below you will find Daily current affairs for 20th and 21st April 2017 divided into various categories. National 1. 11th Civil Services Day function held in New Delhi The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the two-day 11th Civil Services Day program (20-21 April) in New Delhi. Civil Services ...

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Daily Current Affairs – 15th April 2017

Daily Current Affairs - 15th April 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 15th April 2017: National 1. Buying fertilisers to go Cashless from June In the kharif season starting June, farmers in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, among others States, can make cashless purchases of fertilisers through the BHIM-Aadhaar Pay digital payments platform launched on Friday by PM Narendra Modi. About 10,000 fertiliser shops across Gujarat and other ...

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Brazil wins inaugural BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa

Brazil wins inaugural BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa

Brazil has won the first BRICS U-17 Football tournament 2016 held at Goa. In the Finals they defeated South Africa 5-1. Brazil’s Paulo Henrique Samapaio Filho scored the very first goal of the match in 24th Minute. Followed by Vinicius de Oliveira in the 34th minute, Victor de Oliveira scored a brace in the 40th & 61st minute to give Brazil an ...

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MoU between Exim Bank of India on general cooperation with the NDB approved

Cooperation between Exim Bank and the New Development Bank approved

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on General Cooperation with New Development Bank (NDB) through the BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism by Government at the level of Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs/Export Import Bank of India. The proposal will enhance trade and economic relations among the BRICS countries. There is no financial ...

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India ranked 39 out of 138 countries in Global Competitiveness Index

Global Competitiveness Index

In an extremely positive development, data released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) today shows that India’s ranking in the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) has improved by 16 places for the second year in a row. According to the latest ranking, India is placed 39th among 138 countries, ahead of BRICS countries other than China which is ranked 28th. India’s ...

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BRICS Football Logo unveiled, Tournament from 5th October

BRICS Football U-17 Logo

The First BRICS Under-17 Football Tournament, a Government of India initiative, is being held in Goa from 5th October 2016. This Tournament will be played amongst the five BRICS countries, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The dates of the Tournament have been coordinated to culminate with the Eighth Annual BRICS Summit, also being held at Goa. An Organising ...

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India to host 1st BRICS Young Scientists Conclave in Bengaluru

Young Scientists Conclave in Bengaluru

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India is hosting a five day event where a group of about 50 young scientists/researchers from BRICS countries are meeting in Bengaluru from 26-30th September, 2016. It would be organized and coordinated by the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru. The meet would provide a platform for engaging, connecting and ...

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