Current Affairs Morning Update: 16 September 2017

Sep 16, 2017 09:15 IST
Morning Update: 16 September 2017

Aadhar to be linked with Driving Licence

The Union Minister for Information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad announced that the government would link Aadhar with the Driving Licences. This decision was taken after linking the Aadhar to the PAN cards. The reason behind this move is to check the issuance multiple licenses. The minister also batted for the Aadhar and considers it as a secure tool for good governance.

India's Forex Reserve cross $400 billion for the first time

For the first time, Forex reserve of India crossed the $400 billion mark. This jump in number is on the account of sharp rise in foreign currency asset through Portfolio investment and FDI. With this rise, India reached to 6th position in Forex Asset Ranking list, while China tops the list with $3000 billion.

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Maximum NPS age to be increased at 65 years

In an official statement, the PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority) proposed to increase the National Pension Scheme (NPS) age for entry into this system to 65 years from the present 60 years. Later, there would be an option to continue this up to 70 years of age.

Pakistan wins series against World XI

Pakistan Cricket team beat world XI in the final T-20 match by 33 runs. In the three-match series, Pakistan came out as a winner with a 2-1 series win.

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