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Current Affairs 19th September 2016
Current Affairs Headlines of 19th September, 2016

Current Affairs

→ Abhishek Bachchan - Guinness World Record Holder.

→ Alibaba becomes most valuable Asian listed firm.

→ Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu appointed 26 MLAs as parliamentary secretary to assist in the smooth functioning of his government.

→ Bengaluru-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif and Juhi Chawla are among recipients of the Priyadarshini Global Awards 2016.

→ Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary will attend a meeting of anti-corruption agencies of SAARC nations in Pakistan.

→ Deaf shooter Priyesha wins World Championship bronze.

→ Deepak Punia, the son of a former milkman Subhash Punia, won the 85kg wrestling gold at the Cadet World Championships held in Georgia.

→ Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will attend the three-day annual meeting of IMF and World Bank in Washington, US which begins on October 7.

→ Government to expand DBT to 147 schemes by next March.

→ Govt to expand Direct Benefit Transfer to 147 schemes.

→ Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has been conferred the prestigious membership of the Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG)under the category ‘Full Member with voting rights‘..

→ India approves $1 bn connectivity project.

→ Indian-Origin Peer Wins ‘Lifetime Achievement Award‘ In UK.

→ Iranian cyclist Sarafraz Bahman Golbarnezhad dies during Paralympic Games.

→ Karnataka IT minister Priyank Kharge has announced an INR8 crore fund toward the state‘s startup cell, in an attempt to boost Karnataka’s startup ecosystem.

→ Longest-lasting lightning bolt struck France in 2012.

→ Paytm to invest $150 mn in e-commerce business.

→ PNB Gilts shareholders raise borrowing limit to Rs 7,000 crore.

→ Punjab National Bank appointed Virat Kohli as its new brand ambassador.

→ Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched the ‘Swachhta Saptah‘ as part of the Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Mission from New Delhi Railway Station.

→ Ramakrishna Bajaj Memorial Global Award” would be presented to Anshu Gupta, Founder Director of Goonj, an NGO of Delhi, for his outstanding contribution in promoting the dignity of poor.

→ Ramnaresh Sarwan retires from all forms of cricket.

→ Sheoran, Bhardwaj win gold at World University C‘ships.

→ Thirteen-year-old British swimmer Abby Kane won the silver medal in the S13 100-metre backstroke at the Rio Paralympics.

→ V.K.Sharma gets additional charge as LIC chairman.

→ WB to confer ‘Banga Bibhushan‘ to Lata Mangeshkar.

→ World Bank to invest nearly 1,000 crore rupees for improvement of inland waterways in Assam.


Related to List of September 2016 Current Affairs

 
Current Affairs Headlines of 30th September, 2016
→ Cash Awards of Rs. 90 lakh to Rio Paralympics Winners.

Current Affairs Headlines of 29th September, 2016
→ Google launches instant messaging mobile app Allo.

Current Affairs Headlines of 28th September, 2016
→ Vijay Kelkar elected president of Indian Statistical Institute.

Current Affairs Headlines of 28th September, 2016
→ Vijay Kelkar elected president of Indian Statistical Institute.

Current Affairs Headlines of 27th September, 2016
→ Kolkata Police arrest six linked to Bangladesh terror group.

 

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