18 January 2017 Current Affairs

1) The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on 16 January announced that it would invest at least Rs. 2,800 crore in the Central Public Sector Enterprises exchange-traded fund (CPSE-ETF)’s follow-on sale. What is the significance of this move by the EPFO? – The move marks the first time that EPFO is participating in the government’s divestment plans Explanation: The EPFO announced its decision to invest at least Rs. 2,800 crore or over 62% of the original issue size in the ...

The Olympic and Developing countries - Economy & Nations

Relationship between Olympic medal tally and developing countries Do developed countries dominated in the Medal Tally? Are developing countries more productive in generating medals vis-à-vis their national output? The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics are officially in the books and all goals have been scores, and champions are crowned. The official medal tally offers sports fans, statisticians, geopolitical strategists, fortune tellers and number crunchers alike a quadrennial opportunity to dive into a rich set of data to analyze the fate ...

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