Current Affair 27th June ,2018
EDF, GE to build six reactors for Jaitapur
GE and French utility EDF will team up to build six reactors for a nuclear power project in Jaitapur, which is due to be the world’s biggest when finished India is building nuclear power stations to meet the growing energy demands of its urban population and to shift away from environmentally damaging coal-fired electricity. The six European Pressurised Water reactors will be for a 9,900 MW nuclear power project at Jaitapur
T.N. Assembly says no to Dam Safety Bill
The Assembly on Tuesday unanimously adopted a special resolution urging the Centre to keep the Dam Safety Bill, 2018, in abeyance until the concerns raised over the legislation by Tamil Nadu and other States are addressed. The resolution, proposed by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami was supported by all Opposition parties, including the DMK, the Congress and the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). Issue of State’s rights The resolution contended that certain clauses of the Bill affected the interests of Tamil Nadu and could potentially affect the State’s rights on control and maintenance of dams located in neighbouring States.
Jauna makes it to Asiad
Jauna Murmu’s new found belief enabled her to qualify for the Asian Games with a new meet record in the women’s 400m hurdles on the opening day of the National inter State athletics championships at the Indira Gandhi International Stadium
India gifts plane to Seychelles
India gifted a Dornier maritime patrol aircraft to Seychelles, which will increase the island nation’s surveillance capabilities.
Satin raises ₹500 crores from NABARD
Satin Creditcare Network, a microfinance company, got an additional refinance of Rs500 crore from NABARD for a tenure of five years. The funds will be used for further growth of assets under management. The firm has been raising funds via term loans, non-convertible debentures, preference shares, commercial paper and securitisation to diversify its resource profile
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