Current Affairs September 2017

  • 21-Sep-2017
  • Oil discovered in Arabian Sea by ONGC

    State owned oil and natural gas corporation has found out oil in prime Mumbai High Fields.The discovery in the well WO-24-3 is estimated to hold an in-place reserve of about 20 million tonnes. 

  • India joins Quantum Computing Race 

    Department of Science and Technlogy India is set for big advance ment for a quantum computer.A quantum computer, still largely a theoretical entity, employs the principles of quantum mechanics to store information in ‘qubits’ instead of the typical ‘bits’ of 1 and 0

     

  • Peer to Peer monitoring by RBI

    Reserve Bank of India will monitor the peer to peer lending groups of India.The notification from thw RBI says that all the peer to peer lending institutions will now be considered as NBFCs.

  • India and Russia to join for Bangladesh Nucleral Power Plant

    India and Russia will join for Ruppor Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh.It is India's such sort of a venture abroad.The first initiative under a Indo-Russia deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries. 

     
  • 20-Sep-2017
  • Mahindra Singh Dhoni selected for Padma Bhushan 

    Board of Control for Cricket in India hasnominated M S Dhoni to the nations third civillian award.Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who led India to two World Cup titles, has scored 9737 runs in 302 ODIs besides 4876 runs in 90 Test matches. He has also played 78 T20 Internationals.

  • Rs 10 and Rs 100 coins on M S Subhlakshmy Released

    Government of India has released Rs 10 and Rs 100 coins on the birth centenary of M S Subhalaksmi.The coins were released by the vice president M Venkaih Naidu.

  • Fast spining star emits polarised light 

    Indian nobel laureate Subrahmanyan Chandrashekhar's theory have been proved that fast spinning star emits polarised light.Researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia and University College London in the UK used a highly sensitive piece of equipment to detect the polarised light from Regulus, one of the brightest stars in the night sky

  • India will conduct BIMSTEC disaster management exercise 

    India's National Disaster Response Force will conduct disaster management exercise with BIMSTEC countries.BIMSTEC means The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Techniqal and Economic Cooperation.

  • Government of India rationalises 17 presses 

    The Union government of India has rationalised 17 government of presses in India into 5 Government of India Presses (GIPs) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Minto Road and Mayapuri, New Delhi; Nashik, Maharashtra and Temple Street, Kolkata, West Bengal.

  • Cabinet to restore Khelo India scheme

    Union Cabinet has decided to revamp the Khelo India scheme which will select 1000 candidates every year and will recieve an annual scholarship of 5 lakh rupees for 8 yrs.

  • UDAAN extended for J&K till December 2018

    UDAAN is a centrally funded skill enhancement scheme for J&K youth implemented by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) .The Union Cabinet today extended the time period for Udaan - the Special Industry Initiative (SII) for Jammu and Kashmir till 31 December 2018.

  • 19-Sep-2017
  • Raj Kant Mishra is appointed as the new DG of SSB 

    Raj Kant Mishra have been appointed as the new Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal.Raj Kant Mishra has suceeded Archana Sundaram.The decision was made by the Appointments Commitee of the Cabinet.

  • Y C Modi new chief of NIA

    Y C Modi has been appointed as the new chief of National Investigation Agency .He was part of the special investigation team on the Gujarat riot cases appointed by the Supreme Court when the Prime Minister was the Chief Minister of the State. 

  • Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana launched in Jharkhand 

    Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana have been launched by Amit Shah in Jharkhand.The scheme is in remeberance of the great tribal icon Birsa Munda.This scheme is launched for the development of the villages.  

  • SEBI,INviTs and REIT's to boost infrastructure investment

    Securities Exchange Board of India,Infrastructure Investment Trusts and Real Estate Investment Trust have planned to issue debt securities for infrastructure development.In addition to this, the market regulator also introduced the concept of strategic investor for REITs on the same lines as with InviTs. 

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