September: Persons in News, Sports News

September Person in NEWS: Former Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla has been appointed as the new Chancellor of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) University. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited was appointed Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour (Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur). Governor of Maharashtra Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, was sworn in as the acting Governor of Tamil Continue Reading

Current Affairs September 2016: Revision National NEWS

Current Affairs September 2016 Summary: Other National NEWS The 2016 BRICS Convention on Tourism was held at UNESCO World heritage site Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh to promote intra-regional tourism. The first BRICS film festival has begun at the Sirifort Auditorium Complex in New Delhi. The film festival is the run up to the BRICS summit, which is to be held in Goa in October 2016. Indian film Thithi won the Continue Reading

September Important Days

List of Important Days in September National Teachers Day Every year 5th September is being observed as National Teachers Day in India. Significance of Day: Observance of this day commemorates the birthday of India’s first Vice President and second President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan since 1962. International Literacy Day The International Literacy Day is being observed 08 September every year to emphasize the importance of literacy to individuals, society and communities Continue Reading

September: Space and Defense Current Affairs Summary

Summary of September: Space and Defense Current Affairs  DEFENCE NEWS: India, Kazakhstan joint bilateral military exercise PRABAL DOSTYK-16 began in Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. The fourteen day (till 17 September 2016) will be a significant step towards fostering military as well as diplomatic ties between both countries. ‘Prabal Dostyk’ means ‘Robust Friendship’. China has claimed that it has successfully developed and tested a radar system that uses quantum entanglement to beat Continue Reading

September International NEWS

International NEWS Summary for September: Canada’s British Columbia province has become the first foreign government to issue of masala bonds, a rupee-denominated bond. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially declared Sri Lanka a malaria-free, after certifying that the life-threatening disease had been completely eliminated in the island. With this, Sri Lanka became second country in the South-East Asia Region declared as malaria after Maldives by the WHO. The world’s Continue Reading