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29 May 2016- National News Daily Current Affairs Updates
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☀ The National Green Tribunal has directed the East Coast Railway to pay Rs. 50 lakh fine for operating the Jakhapura Railway Siding in Odisha, without taking consent from the State Pollution Control Board. The NGT has invoked its ‘Polluter Pays’ principle to impose fine on the Railways.
- The ‘polluters pays’ principle says that those who produce pollution should bear the costs of managing it to prevent damage to human health and the environment.
☀ The Election Commission will conduct polls afresh in due course of time in two Assembly Constituencies of Tamil Nadu following evidence of money being used to influence voters. Earlier, the EC had on two occasions postponed the polls for the Aravkurichi and Tanjavur constituencies.
☀Ministry of Power and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have jointly launched India’s first integrated web portal (www.nzeb.in) to promote and mainstream Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) in India.
- This portal provides complete information about Net Zero Energy Buildings.
- NZEB generate as much energy as they use, through the use of efficient lighting and equipment, integration of renewable energy technologies, and best practice design strategies.
International News Important Current Affairs Updates – 29 May 2016
The following exampariksha listing of international news has important todays current affairs which you must know as an aspirant for exams conducted by UPSC, SSC CGL 2016 and State PSCs.
☀ French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary at the battlefield of Verdun to remember those killed in one of the bloodiest episodes of World War I.
- Verdun is a northeast French town.
- One of the largest battles of the 1st World War, fought between the German and French armies.
- It resulted in French victory.
- The 1916 offensive in Verdun lasted 300 days and claimed more than 3 lakh lives.
- The day of remembrance will stress the need for unity at a time when the European Union is under pressure from the migrant crisis and a possible Brexit.
☀ Nepal has unveiled a nearly 10 billion US dollar Budget for fiscal year 2016-17, which will focus on implementing the new Constitution and accelerating post-quake reconstruction.
Economics News Today’s Current Affairs Updates – 29 May 2016
The following economics current news update has all important economy news for exams. These will also help in developing a better understanding of Economy. We hope this collection on exampariksha.com helps you in increasing your financial awareness.
☀ Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into India have increased by 29% to a record $40 billion during 2015-16.
- Of the FDI inflows (equity) in FY’16, services sector (including financial, banking, insurance, non-financial / business, outsourcing, R&D, courier, technology testing and analysis) attracted maximum investments, followed by computer hardware and software, trading business and automobile industry.
- Maximum inflows (equity) were from Singapore , followed by Mauritius , the US , the Netherlands and Japan.
☀Lakshadweep has become the first Union Territory (UT) to sign “24×7 Power for All” document. It chalks out a plan to increase solar capacity of the region from 2.15 MW to 8.45 MW. The ‘Power for All’ programme aims to provide each household access to electricity, 24×7 Power supply by 2019.
29 May 2016 – Todays Current Affairs Updates Sports News
The following important todays current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view.
☀India’s Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Martina Hingis have entered the Mixed Doubles quarterfinals of the French Open Tennis championships.
☀ The Centre has urged the states and Union Territories to take necessary steps to popularize and promote the sport of Football to make the FIFA U-17 World Cup a huge success. Note that: FIFA U-17 World Cup will be held in India in October 2017 and it is the first time that this prestigious tournament will be held in India.
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