Current Affairs » September 2016 » Current Affairs 22nd September 2016
→ 193 countries sign declaration to stamp out drug-resistant infections.
→ 3,000 Jan Aushadhi Kendras to be opened by March 2017.
→ ADB Loan for Vizag-Chennai Corridor.
→ BCCI today appointed a new selection panel. Ajay Shirke has been re-elected as the BCCI secretary. MSK Prasad, former wicket-keeper has been elected as the chief-selector.
→ BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council), a non-profit Public Sector Enterprise under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, is organizing the 5th Innovators Meet on 22-23 September 2016 in New Delhi.
→ Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to pension hike for freedom fighters.
→ Capital Grant to GAIL Approved.
→ Central government nine highway projects at a cost of Rs 2,600.31 crore.
→ Centre to set up committee to deal with complaints regarding Waqf properties.
→ Chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, has been appointed adviser to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
→ Extra Support to Infrastructure Spending.
→ Global Fund Raises $12.9 bln to fight AIDS.
→ India – Samoa Agreement on Taxes Information.
→ Nagaland gets Rs 340 crore for road projects.
→ North East Connectivity Summit kicks-off in Tripura.
→ One lakh students take part in Voice of Unity event in Rajasthan.
→ Optical Fibre Connectivity to Andaman Nicobar.
→ Rourkela selected as second Smart City in Odisha.
→ Sajid Nadiadwala was conferred France’s prestigious Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) award.
→ The Golden Temple city of Amritsar topped the list of 27 new smart cities announced by the Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu.
→ USOF Support to BSNL Approved.
→ Vadodara to host Power Ministers‘ conference on October 7.
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