17th August 2018 Current Affairs
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To spread awareness ministry of railway launched digital screen
A committe has formed to monitor the situation in Mullaperiyar dam
Abdo Benítez has been sworn in as the new president of Paraguay
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term
Tata Consultancy Services on 16th August 2018 pipped Reliance Industries Limited
India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised its FY19 economic growth
- India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised its FY19 economic growth forecast down to 7.2% from 7.4% earlier.
- It cited the headwinds emanating from elevated global crude oil prices and the government’s decision to fix the minimum support prices of all kharif crops at 1.5 times the production cost.
India’s football team acquire 96th rank in FIFA cup.
China has unveiled a new lunar rover
ISRO plans to study the Sun through its Aditya-L1 satellite
Smitha V. Krishna ranks first in the Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list
- Smitha V. Crishna, a third-generation heir of the Godrej family, ranks first in the Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list with an estimated wealth of Rs37,570 crore. Ms. Smitha owns one-fifth of the Godrej Group.
- Roshni Nadar, CEO and executive director at HCL, ranks second in the list with an estimated wealth of Rs30,200 crore.