Current Affairs Day Wise-Sept 18, 2017
1-BJP chief Amit Shah termed PM Modi’s birthday as ‘Sewa Day’
2-The Culture Ministry, along with its 43 organizations will observe ‘Swachhta Pakhwada‘ that aims to spread the importance of cleanliness.
3-South Africa will sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons during the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly
4- Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra dazzles at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
5- US President Donald Trump mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him Rocket Man
6- Indian-American Aziz Ansari and African-American Lena Waithe won Emmy for coming out story
7- ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri‘ won the top People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
8-Oscar winner Nicole Kidman won her first-ever Emmy Award for her role in Big Little Lies
9-China issued a commemorative stamp honoring the world’s largest radio telescope, is located in Guizhou province.
10- Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh laid to rest at a state funeral at Brar Square in New Delhi on Monday.
11-Google Doodle honored Samuel Johnson who compiled a mammoth dictionary of the English language 150 years before the Oxford English Dictionary appeared.
12-BJP chief Amit Shah appeared in Gujarat court in 2002 Naroda Gam case
13-TN Speaker P. Dhanapal has disqualified 18 AIADMK legislators loyal to Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran under the anti-defection law
14-COA- Committee of Administrators
15- A petrol bomb was hurled at Meghalaya United Democratic Party (UDP) legislator Paul Lyngdoh’s house in Shillong.
16-Senior IPS officer Y.C. Modi will be the new chief of the NIA.
17-Riz Ahmed has become the first Asian man to win an acting award at the Emmys
18-Google has joined the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) based payment apps launching its “Tez” app.
19- Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas won her first WTA Tour title by defeating Japan’s Miyu Kato in the Japan Open final.
20- Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal maintained No.1 spot in ATP rankings
21-Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza maintained the Women’s top Tennis Association rankings.
22- Rajnikant Mishra has been appointed the new Chief of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
23-JD-U Sharad faction has elected Gujarat MLA Vasava as acting President
24-Congress lawmaker and former Karnataka Minister Qamarul Islam has passed away at Bengaluru after a cardiac arrest
25-Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz elected to the Parliament.
26-Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan of India lost to Canada in the Davis Cup World Group play-offs at the Northlands Coliseum at Edmonton (Canada).
27-RSW- radiation shielding window: WASH- (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene)
28- The Communist Party of China (CPC) is likely to amend its constitution at the upcoming national congress.
29-Rajinikanth’s Tamil blockbuster Baasha movie will be screened at the 12th edition of the Fantastic Film Festival
30- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan ahead of the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly.
31-Tripura became the first state to set up district family welfare committees to take complaints by women
32- Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, brother of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar being interrogated by Thane Police in an extortion case.