26 July 2018 Current Affairs
2nd Meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges
Ministry of Women and Child Development had organized the 2nd meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyan in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, NITI Aayog.
Tata AIA Life appointed Rishi Srivastava as CEO & MD
Srivastava will take over from current chief executive officer Naveen Tahilyani who takes over as chief executive officer, group partnership distribution, AIA Group, Hong Kong. His appointment as CEO & MD of Tata AIA Life Limited is subject to regulatory approval from insurance regulator IRDAI.
India drops 3 ranks in FDI Confidence Index
India in 2018 has fallen out of top 10 destinations for FDI in terms of its attractiveness, according to an AT Kearney report. India ranks 11 in the 2018 AT Kearney FDI Confidence Index, down from 8 in 2017 and 9 in 2016.
Karnataka overtakes TN in renewable energy
Karnataka is the new national leader in renewable energy generation, US-based Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said. It has overtaken Tamil Nadu that had long been India’s top renewables market.
The years that changed the world (1914-1948)” Book
A book titled ‘Gandhi The years that changed the world (1914-1948)’ has been written Ramachandra Guha. This book will be released in September 2018. This book will be will be published by Penguin Random House India.
Lewis Hamilton wins German Grand Prix
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won the 2018 German Grand Prix, a race that Sebastian Vettel should have actually won.
Analjit Singh appointed non-executive Chairman of Max Financial Services
Max Financial Services has named its sponsor and founding shareholder Analjit Singh as non executive chairman of the company.
Karnataka sees 300% jump in FDI inflows
Karnataka registered the biggest increase in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2017, as inflows from overseas jumped 300% in the 12 months ended March 2018.
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