01st November 2017 Today Current Affairs in English
1. India among Top 100 in the Ease of Doing Business
- The credits are given to the Modi government which has been constantly working in improving the business standards for startups as well.
- The improvement in the taxation policies, laws to access the credits is among the major reasons for reform.
- According to World Bank India is has been able to improve itself on 10 parameters which contributed to its growth.
- India is still behind form these neighboring countries: Russia, China and Thailand.
2. Army to contribute its help in construction of Railway Bridge in Mumbai
- The footbridge will be constructed in Mumbai’s local train Stations.
- The step has been taken after the Elphinstone Road Station misery.
- Piyush Goyal is the Minster of Railway department.
- Devendra Fadnavis is the CM of Maharashtra.
3. More Power in the State As Rajasthan Started Its First Canal-Solar Plant
- It is the first step of its kind taken by the state government.
- The plant is situated in Mainawali village of Hanumangarh.
- The plant will be able to generate 12000 unit every day and 24lakh unit power every year.
- The plant has been created by the AGV Solar Power Project limited with an estimated cost of 20crore.
4. World’s Tallest Statue to be Installed at the Mumbai Beach
- The statue of the warrior and king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj will be installed in the Mumbai’s coast.
- The dimensions of the statue will be 210 meters high.
- The statue will beat the till date tallest statue of lord Buddha in China which is 208 meters high.
5. India scores its third successive win in the Asia Cup
- The Indian Women Hockey team has now moved to the quarterfinals in beating the Malaysian Team.
- ‘Sushila Chanu’ is the current captain in of the women hockey team.
6. Bumrah on the top rankings of ICC T20
- The Jasprit Bumrah is the on the first rank as per the IC T20 ranking.
- He is on third positions as per the rankings of ODI.
7. India Bags Gold and Bronze in the Commonwealth Championships
- Heena Sidhu won gold in 10m air pistol events.
- Deepak Kumar won bronze in the same events for men.
- Commonwealth Championships are the trial events of Commonwealth games which are taking place in Gold coast, Australia.