Daily Affairs Express|15.05.2019|



Igor Stimac A Croatian World Cupper was on Wednesday appointed head coach of the Indian football team for a two-year term. The national team has been without a coach since the departure of Stephen Constantine in January, following the creditable show at the AFC Asian Cup. The appointment was made by the AIFF’s executive committee.



To make it as easy for people to manage their publicly visible information on Facebook, the social media giant is restoring the “View as Public” feature it had disabled last year owing to a major security flaw.The feature helps users to view their profile from the perspective of someone they aren’t friends with them on facebook.



China has raised tariffs on $60bn of US goods after the latest increase in American tariffs on its exports.The move comes after the United States escalated the bitter trade war with a tariff hike on $200bn of Chinese products. China will impose tariffs on a total of 5,140 US products from 1,June 2019.


(ICICI) Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Bank along with online travel booking portal naemely Goibibo launched co-branded multi-currency card- Goibibo ICICI Bank Travel Card. Customers can use one card for the multiple currencies and enjoy discounts on flights and hotel bookings.








Housing Development Finance Cooperation (HDFC) and Bharti Airtel the Life had tied up to offer life cover for customers at a prepaid recharge of Rs 249. this new Rs. 249 prepaid recharge will be include 2 GB data, unlimited calls across to all the networks and 100 SMS per day with an insurance cover of worth of Rs 4 lakh from HDFC Life. The recharge validity is only for 28 days.




India’s Captain commercial pilot and LSA licence holder  Aarohi Pandit became world’s first woman to cross Atlantic Ocean (AO) solo in a Light Sports Aircraft (LSA) named Mahi..






Navy and Air Force and Indian Army, hold joint exercise Bull Strike at Teressa Island in Andaman and Nicobar. The objective of this exercise to enhance their coordination in dealing with major security challenges which are currently facing the country and also to showcase joint operation capability of the three forces, Indian Army, Navy and Air Force and further enhance operation coordination.



Digital payments company named Paytm, in association with Citibank, launched its first credit card called Paytm First Creadit Card. Paytm First Card comes with unlimited cash back and will be accepted in India as well as globally. The card is issued by Citibank and doesn’t involve any hidden fees orher  charges.






The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased a monetary penalty of worth ₹1 crore on Nainital Bank for its failure to fully automated the non-performing asset (NPA)  identification process, despite specific directions to issued in this regard. The penalty was imposed under the provisions of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.


one of the most popular messaging apps named WhatsApp, in the world with about 1.5 Billion users worldwide confirmed a targeted spyware attack on its platform. This latest exploit impacts Android devices and Apple’s iPhones, among others. It was discovered by company in early May and WhatsApp quickly attempted to fix it and even rolled out an update within 10 days.

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