Current Affairs Day Wise- September 15, 2017
1-English novelist Jane Austen banknote goes into circulation in Britain
2-IRGC- Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
3- Italian actress Monica Bellucci will visit Mumbai in October to be a part of the ‘Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star’.
4- Achutha Reddy, an Indian psychiatrist was killed in the US state of Kansas.
5-Hurricane Max has made landfall in Mexico’s Guerrero state
6-London’s Royal College of Art has helped designing new British Army uniform.
7-China to hold a memorial for world’s oldest panda Basi, who died at the age of 37 years in Fuzhou.
8- ULAB- University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
9-Engineer, scholar M. Visvesvaraya‘s birth anniversary on September 15 is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India.
10-Panama Verdict: Pakistan SC has dismissed Sharifs’ review petitions against the July 28 Panama Papers judgment.
11-On September 15, 2017, the Central government launched the ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ campaign from Ishwari Ganj village, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
12-IndusInd Bank on September 15, 2017, received a $200 million (about Rs 1,282 crore) loan from Asian Development Bank for microlending to serve low-income women borrowers in rural areas
13- Pakistan has defeated World XI by 33 runs in the Third and final Twenty20 international match to win the Independence Cup series 2-1 being played at Lahore.
14-A total 973 MSME units in the Odisha state have been given incentives of Rs 80.50 crore, generating employment to nearly 22,200 persons.
15-President Ram Nath Kovind has started the “Swacchta Hi Seva” campaign from Ishwariganj village of Kanpur, which is his home district
16-Dynasty and democracy cannot go together, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said
17- ICJ- International Court of Justice
18- India and Russia have signed a protocol for conducting their first-ever tri-services exercise.
19- India signed a deal worth $76 million with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards in Gujarat
20-The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is conducting a three-day international jazz festival that will see the presence of French, Israeli, Korean, Mexican and Spanish artists in Delhi.
21-According to a study by Global Burden of Disease, Viral hepatitis has accounted for 1.34mn deaths globally
22-Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be operationalizing a full-fledged Intelligence Wing of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), to guard India-Nepal and India-Bhutan borders.
23-According to a survey conducted in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana around 91 percent of 15-year-old children in 2016 were admitted in secondary schools compared with 78 percent in 2009, no improvement was noticed in the learning outcomes.
24- In Hyderabad, India’s first Centre for Animal Law has been established at the NALSAR University of Law.
25-Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has made an announcement at Pragathi Bhavan that ‘archakas’ (priests) and employees of temples will be paid salaries on par with the government employees.