Daily Current Affairs – 17th February 2017

    1. TATA & MICROSOFT tie up, the technology collaboration will provide their clients enhanced driving experience with the country’s first connected car.


    2. VIKAS SWAROOP India’s new high commissioner to Canada replaces Arun kumar sahu.
      He is a senior IFS officer as well as a novelist.


    3. Palaniswami took oath as CM of Tamil Nadu.


    4. GOVT. Waived MDR (Merchant Discount Rate) charges on debit card, credit card services.
      MDR is the rate charged by banks to its merchants for providing debit & credit card services.


    5. A 320 Neo Plane inducted by Air India, 13 more to go this year.


    6. ‘’YES FINTECH’’ a business accelerator programme launched by YES bank in collaboration with T-HUB, setup by Telangana govt & Anthill.


    7. Sanjeev  Srinivasan new MD / CEO of Bharti AXA.


    8. IRCTC will launch its first Pilgrim Train for north east region.
      A six night’s seven days package for amount of Rs. 6161.


    9. ‘’CUSTOMISABLE SAVING’’ Ac launched by YES BANK aims to protect customers from unwanted charges.


    10. Shand Panesar won UK’s bravery award.
      He is Indian Origin Scotland Yard officer.


    11. ’Instant Chat’’ service launched by CITI BANK, aims to provide instant queries.


    12. Surendra verma Hindi scholar & writer selected for VYAS SAMMAN.
      For his novel ‘’KAATNA SHAMI KA VRIKSHA; PADMA PANKHURI KI DHAR SE’’.


    13. Rural banks will now offer GOLD LOAN up to Rs. 2 lakh.
      RRB plays a significant role in farm credit and loans. Access to credit from farmers in pledge of gold as collateral.


    14. India ranked 143 out of 186 in ECONOMIC FREEDOM INDEX 2017.
      Hong Kong Singapore New Zealand are the top 3 on the index.


    15. Karnataka and Railway Ministry inked pact for Suburban Railway system, in Bangalore.


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