Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs 2017

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SEBI eases Mutual Fund exposure limit for HFCs

SEBI eased the the investment limit for HFCs (Housing Finance Companies) in debt mutual funds. An additional exposure not exceeding 10% of net assets of the scheme shall be allowed only to HFCs as part of financial services sector for prudential limits in debt oriented schemes.

The relaxation would be subject to certain conditions such as:

  • The securities issued by HFCs are rated ‘AA’ or above
  • The HFCs should have been registered with the National Housing Bank (NHB)
  • The total investment in HFCs shall not exceed 30% of the net assets of the scheme


Justice Katju condemns girl’s arrest for Facebook post

Markandey Katju, former Supreme Court judge and Press Council chairman  wrote 2 emails of protest to the Maharashtra CM Mr. Prithviraj Chavan strongly decrying the arrest of two girls Shaheen Dhada and Renu who criticized on Facebook the state "bandh" after Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray’s death. Mr. Markandey Katju called for an action against those involved their arrest.

Katju wrote to to the Maharashtra CM Mr. Prithviraj Chavan:

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