Current Affairs Day Wise- Sept 12, 2017

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Current Affairs Day Wise- Sept 12, 2017

1-Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of Goa has sent the orders the police to crack down on cooking in public by tourist groups, claiming it was unhygienic

Manohar Parrikar
Manohar Parrikar

2- French President is Emmanuel Macron

3-The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Texas are all set to open three Disaster Recovery Centres in Houston area.

4-The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution to impose fresh sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear test

5-Australia’s Melbourne city has decided to name metro stations after ‘Game of Thrones’ series

6-Taiwan has been bracing for Typhoon Talim‘s arrival

7- Bollywood Actor Manoj Bajpayee featuring ‘In The Shadows’ will be premiered at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)

8- Tollywood actor Mahesh Babu’s upcoming Telugu-Tamil bilingual spy thriller ‘Spyder’ is all set to release in over 800 screens in the US


9-Australia has begun same-sex marriage postal survey. 16 million ballots distributed

10-Facebook has been working on a new feature called ‘Instant Videos’ for Android app

11- Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects over 21 million people worldwide.

12- Cricketer Suresh Raina had a narrow escape when one of the tyres of his Range Rover burst near Etawah in Lucknow.

13-Child Development Minister is Maneka Gandhi and Human Resource Development Minister is Prakash Javadekar

14-Bengaluru-born Google research scientist Ananda Theertha Suresh has won the Paul Baran Young Scholar award for 2017 in New York

15-The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has declared full commitment to “protecting integrity of sport”

16- India’s second indigenous nuclear submarine is likely to be launched soon.

17- SuperSchool app, a technology-enabled smart learning content platform for kids up to seven years has been launched.

18-India, Belarus to elevate bilateral partnership after celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment

19- Comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani, American actress Heather Graham, actors Blake Jenner and Taran Killam will be honoured at San Diego Film Festival

20-CPEC- China Pakistan Economic Corridor

21-Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked his deputy tourism minister for allegedly defying the party leadership

Maithripala Sirisena
Maithripala Sirisena

22-Sachin Tendulkar said the 2007 World Cup was the lowest ebb for Indian cricket.

23- International Olympic Committee President is Thomas Bach

24-MBL- Masters Badminton League

25-Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Shyam Sunder Prasad is the new Haryana Home Secretary replacing Ram Niwas

26-Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has announced insurance cover for passengers after making an agreement with the United India Insurance Company

27-New coins in the denomination of Rs 100 and Rs 5 will most possibly be issued by the government to commemorate the birth centenary of the late Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran of Tamil Nadu.

28- The Union Cabinet apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Central Silk Board (CSB) of India and the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS) of Japan in the field of silkworm rearing

29-Union Cabinet has cleared India-Armenia MoU on disaster management

30-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated the revamped Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium) in Kolkata ahead of FIFA U-17 World Cup

31- The ruling AIADMK’s General Council has annulled the appointment of V.K. Sasikala as the party’s General Secretary.
It cancelled the appointments made by her and also cancelled making her nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran the party Deputy General Secretary

V.K. Sasikala
V K Sasikala


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