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Here is the 27 June Current Affairs 2023 covering the news headlines on Nandi portal, Greek Prime Minister, S&P Retains India’s Growth Projection, Nutan Roongta, DBS Bank India.
Top 11 Daily Current Affairs: National & International News:
Here is providing below the top 11 important 27 June 2023 news headlines in english updates with national & international news.
1. Govt launches Nandi portal to grant NOC for veterinary drugs, vaccines
- The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying has taken a significant step towards streamlining the regulatory approval process for veterinary drugs and vaccines with the launch of the Nandi portal.
- The portal aims to timely process applications and grant non-objection certifications (NOC) for these essential products.
- With the increasing demand for veterinary products, especially due to the ongoing livestock vaccination drive, the Nandi portal will play a crucial role in expediting the approval process.
2. Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in as Greek Prime Minister
- Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of the centre-right New Democracy party, has been sworn in as the prime minister of Greece for a second term following a resounding election victory.
- Mitsotakis has outlined his plans to rebuild Greece’s credit rating, create jobs, raise wages, and boost state revenues. His party secured 158 seats in the 300-seat parliament, surpassing the leftist Syriza party, which governed Greece from2015-2019 during the country’s economic crisis.
3. S&P Retains India’s Growth Projection at 6% for FY24; Fastest Growing Economy in Asia Pacific
- S&P Global Ratings, a leading credit rating agency, has retained India’s GDP growth projection at six percent for the fiscal year 2023-2024.
- This forecast positions India as the fastest growing economy among the Asia Pacific nations. The rating agency’s decision to maintain the growth outlook is based on the country’s domestic resilience.
4. Indian Economic Trade Organization appoints Nutan Roongta as Director of USA East Coast
- The Indian Economic Trade Organization (IETO) has recently announced the appointment of Nutan Roongta as the Director of the USA East Coast Chapter. This significant development highlights IETO’s commitment to expanding its presence and promoting bilateral trade and economic cooperation between India and the United States.
- As the Director of the USA East Coast Chapter, Nutan Roongta will play a pivotal role in leading and coordinating the organization’s activities across this vital region.
- With her extensive experience and expertise in international trade and business development, she is well-equipped to spearhead IETO’s efforts to enhance commercial ties between the two nations.
5. Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach Joins USISPF Board Of Directors
- Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach has joined the board of directors of the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF).
- Observing that USISPF is a critical forum for business and government leaders to come together and drive the next phase of growth in the US-India partnership, Miebach said he believes the relationship between the two countries will define the future of the global economy and shape their ability to tackle the most pressing global challenges together.
- This strategic alliance aims to foster collaborations in various sectors and promote the growth and development of both economies.
6. DBS Bank India appoints Rajat Verma as Managing Director
- DBS Bank India has appointed Rajat Verma as managing director and head of institutional banking in India. The current head of institutional banking Niraj Mittal has recently moved to a new role as country head of DBS Bank in Australia.
- The bank said Mittal will focus on growing the DBS franchise there, including improving linkages with South-East Asia and South Asia.
Ranks & Reports News
7. Times Asia Rankings 2023: IISc Tops Among Indian Universities
- In the recently released Asia University Rankings 2023 by Times Higher Education (THE), the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has emerged as the leading university in India. The rankings highlight the performance and reputation of universities across Asia.
- India has made a notable presence in the rankings, with a total of 18 universities featured among the top 200 in Asia. These institutions showcase the growing prominence of Indian higher education on the global stage.
Summits and Conferences News
8. 8th Global Pharmaceutical Quality Summit 2023 Concludes in Mumbai
- The 8th Global Pharmaceutical Quality Summit 2023 held in Mumbai garnered attention due to the presence of Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers and Health & Family Welfare.
- His address highlighted India’s significant role as a global pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic and emphasized the importance of quality, research and development, and innovation in the pharmaceutical industry.
Important Days News
9. World MSME Day 2023: Date, Theme, Significance and History
- International Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Day or World MSME Day is observed every year on 27th June all over the world to highlight the significance of MSMEs and how they play a crucial role in being the backbone of the country’s economy.
- The theme MSME Day 2023 in India is “Future-ready MSMEs for India@100.” The Global Council for the Promotion of International Trade is also celebrating the day with “Building a Stronger Future Together” theme of this year.
Books and Authors News
10. A book titled ‘The Yoga Sutra for Children’ by Roopa Pai
- After her award-winning bestselling book ‘The Gita for Children’, author Roopa Pai’s upcoming children’s book will unravel the secrets of Patanjali’s 2,000-year-old text on Yoga.
- ‘The Yoga Sutras for Children’, published by Hachette India, aims to connect and relate the practice of Yoga to children’s everyday lives and helps them use their mind power to bring out the best in themselves.
11. Rajya Sabha MP Hardwar Dubey passes away
- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and Rajya Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh Hardwar Dubey passed away. He was a sitting MP elected to the Rajya Sabha in November 2020.
- The late Dubey, 74, was also elected as a member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Agra Cantonment assembly segment in 1990s and served as a minister in the Kalyan Singh ministry in 1991.
- The late Dubey, who was closely associated with the Sangh parivaar and its affiliate Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) was made state spokesperson and vice-president of the BJP in 2011 and 2013 respectively, before being elevated as a Rajya Sabha member.
Important Current Affairs of 27th June 2023
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