Current Affairs Day Wise-Sept 19, 2017
1-Israel, US has inaugurated the first permanent American base on Israeli soil.
2-Spain has expelled North Korean ambassador to Madrid Kim Hyok Chol
3-Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be addressing a public meeting of Non-resident Indians (NRIs) in New York.
4-Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker is P. Dhanapal
5-The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Prabhat Biswal in the Seashore chit fund scam in Odisha.
6-The US Senate has approved a $700 billion budget bill for the Pentagon
7-Prime Minister of Bangladesh is Sheikh Hasina and PM of Bhutan is Tshering Tobgay
8-Brazil gets first woman prosecutor-general Raquel Dodge replacing Rodrigo Janot.
9-Chicago, in the US, has recorded 500th homicide in 2017
10-Actor Vicky Kaushal will play the lead role in the movie titled ‘Uri’. It is a film on Indian surgical strike produced by Ronnie Screwvala
11-Google Search is now coming up with a new feature showing ebooks in local library
12-Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela has announced the formation of a third front Jan Vikalp in Gujarat.
13-Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, the brother of Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, was arrested from his home in Mumbai when he was busy watching the Kaun Banega Crorepati show and eating biryani
14-Biopic on former Indian women’s cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami to be made with a title ‘Chakdah Express’.
15-Jharkhand will set up cyber police stations in all the 24 districts.
16- Tata Steel and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have launched ‘Green School Project’ in Odisha’s Jajpur district
17-Hyderabad: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will speak at the 15th edition of the Indian School of Business (ISB) Leadership Summit.
18- Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will co-chair the Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) with Kazakhstan in the central Asian nation’s capital at Astana
19-The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board has announced a new five-member selection committee headed by the former pacer Graeme Labrooy.
20-Manipur Chief Minister is N. Biren Singh
21-In 2017-18, the foodgrain production in India starting July was targeted at 276.55 million tonnes
22-The United States has resumed the premium processing of all H-1B visa petitions subject to the fiscal 2018 cap
23-Central government is all set to launch mobile app for its pensioners
24-India is third among countries that faced most natural disasters, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said
25-US President Donald Trump in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly pledged to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea
26- Sarod player Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash honored in Los Angeles
27-Lakshmanan, Chitra won gold at the fifth Asian indoor event at Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)