Daily News Update, CURRENT AFFAIRS 28 DECEMBER 2017
- NDMC INSTALLED 15 SMART POLES IN CP, ARE ENERGY SAVERS
New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) plans to install 55 smart poles in Connaught Place (CP) and five other roads. The poles are Wi-Fi enabled and have LED lights and air sensors to provide details on air quality.
- ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY LAUNCHED THE ‘BLUE FLAG’ PROJECT
The ‘Blue Flag’ is a certification by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) that a beach, Marina or sustainable boating tourism operator, meets its stringent standards. The project focuses on the beach clean up and development.
- HONDA TO SET UP ELECTRIC CAR BATTERY PLANT IN INDIA, WITH AND AIM TO MOVE ONLY ELECTRIC VEHICLES BY 2030.
Japanese car maker Honda Motor Co. Ltd has been planning to set the lithium ion battery manufacturing unit in India as the thing has been getting seems like the potentially lucrative electric vehicle opportunity in the country.
- DUBAI LEVIES VAT, GETS COSTLIER
Due to the dwindling oil fortunes the weakening economy, UAE will levy VAT at 5% from January 1 on majority of goods and services.
Business And Economy
- RELIANCE COMMUNICATIONS TO EXIT WIRELESS BIZ
Reliance communications head Anil Ambani said that the firm will resolve its debt issue by selling spectrum, cell towers, optical fibre network and reality assets.
Today on 28th December 1885, the Indian National Congress was founded. It was one the world’s largest and oldest political of its kind and founded by the Theosophical Society. The Congress led India to Independence in 1947 after a long but remarkably peaceful struggle.