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Expected Current Affairs Questions – September 2nd Week 2016

Expected Current Affairs Questions – September 2nd Week 2016

Appointments & Persons in News



Who is the newly appointed prime minister of Kazakhstan?
Bakytzhan Sagintayev.

Who is appointed as the brand ambassidor of ‘Samajwadi Pension Yojana’ which was launched by Uttar Pradesh government?
Bollywood Actress ‘Vidhya Balan’.

AWARDS:

Which state has got Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016 at Agricultural Leadership Summit in New Delhi?
Odisha (Best Agricultural State 2016)

Who is conferred with ‘Pangkor Dialogue Award 2016’ in Malaysia for his efforts of the state towards environmental preservation and promotion?
T.R. Ziliang (Nagaland’s Chief Minister).

Which state has won the ‘Best Horticulture Award 2016’ of ICFA ( Indian Council of Food and Agriculture)?
Haryana.

New Launches:

What is the toll-free number for postal complaints recently launched by the central government?
1924.

The CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) has launched which system to resolve Income Tax complaints and other issues in tax paying?
e-nivaran.

What is the joint army exercise of India and US that will begin at Uttarakhand from 14th September to 27th September 2016?
Yudh Abhyas 2016.

Science & Technology:

In which country, the world’s first Robotic Eye-Operation has been performed recently inside the eye?
Britain.

Name the satellite launched by ISRO ‘Advanced Weather Satellite’?
INSAT-3DR

Name the satellite which was developed by the students of IIT-Bombay that can measure the electron count in ionosphere?
Pratham.

PLACES in NEWS:

Which two districts are emerged as the cleanest cities in india?
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Sindhu Darg (Maharashtra).

According to National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO), Which state is considered as cleanest state in India?
Sikkim. (Capital: Gangtok, Chief Minister: Pavan Kumar Chamling, Governor: Shriniwas Patil).

Which state becomes first state to roll out ‘twitter seva’?
Uttar Pradesh.




INTERNATIONAL:

The central govt. has approved MoU with which country for mutual co-operation of National Housing Policy Development and Management (NHPDM) between the two countries?

Kenya (India approved this propasal). (Kenya’s President: Uhuru Kenyatta, Capital:Nairobi, Currency: Kenyan Shilling).

SPORTS:

US Open Tennis Title Winners 2016 – Final List (136th Edition):

Men’s Single: Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland).
Women’s Singles: Angelique Kerbe (Germany).

Men’s Doubles: Jamie Murray(UK) & Bruno Soares (Brazil).
Women’s Doubles: Bethanie Mattek-Sands (US) & Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic).

Mixed Doubles: Laura Siegemund (Germany) & Mate Pavic (Croatia).

128th Edition of ‘Durand Football Tournament’ Winners List 2016:

Winner: Green Army.

Runners: Neroca FC.

Hosting place: New Delhi at Ambedkar Stadium and Harbaksh Stadium.

Rio- Para Olympics 2016 – Medal Winners:

Who won the India’s first Paralympic gold medal in Rio para olympics 2016?
Mariyappan Thangavelu (High Jump).

Who is the first Indian women to win the medal in para olympics 2016?
Deepa Malik (Shotput)

Which country has won its first ever gold medal for the first time in Para-Olympics?
Vietnam ( Weight lifter ‘Le Van Cong’ won gold medal by lifting 183 kgs).

‘Durand Cup’ is associated with which sports event?
Football.

Important Days in September:

Which day is observed as ‘World Sucide Prevention Day 2016’?
10th September( This is celebrated with an aim to create awareness on sucide prevention).

National Literacy Day: 8th September.
World Chocolate Day, World First Aid Day: 10th September.

International Day of Democracy, Indian Engineers day: 15th September.
Ozone Day: 16th September.

International Day of Peace: 21st September.
World Maritime Day : 22nd

World Tourism Day: 27th
World Rabies Day: 28th

World Heart Day: 29th





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