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Current Affairs 8th September 2016
Current Affairs Headlines of 08th September, 2016

Current Affairs

→ Amazon to invest in food startup Swiggy: Report.

→ Arunachal Pradesh Tourism appointed John Abraham as a brand ambassador.

→ Australia register highest total in T20I history.

→ Centre approves chopper service for J & K, Himachal.

→ China may soon grant market access to India‘s non-basmati rice exports, after Pakistan, Acceding to a long-pending request from New Delhi.

→ France wins World Hide and Seek Championship.

→ Google Doodle marks opening of Paralympics 2016.

→ Google’s Project Tango partner Movidius acquired By Intel.

→ Hamid Baeidinejad, a key figure in the Iranian nuclear negotiating team, was appointed as the Iranian ambassador to the UK.

→ Hindustan Aeronautics Limited successfully tests Light Utility Helicopter.

→ Indian Paralympic medalists‘ reward same as Olympians.

→ K.G.George wins 2015 J C Daniel Award.

→ Karur Vysya Bank May Ally with Small Finance Firm to strengthen its lending.

→ London-based Institute of Masters of Wine has declared Mumbai-based wine professional Sonal Holland as the world‘s first Indian ‘Master of Wine‘.

→ Nearly 50 million children uprooted worldwide: UNICEF.

→ Nicholas Hopton,a Middle East specialist and former British ambassador to Qatar and Yemen, was appointed as UK ambassador to Iran.

→ Odisha celebrates Nuakhai Festival.

→ Oil India‘s net profit down 33% in June quarter.

→ Religare Enterprises gets new CEO Sunil Godhwani.

→ Sania Mirza crashes out of the US Open 2016.

→ Sanskrit becomes part of United Nation’s charter.

→ The 2016 G20 Summit was held for two days on 4 September and 5 September 2016 at the Hangzhou International Exhibition Centre, Hangzhou, China. the theme of 2016 G20 Summit was Toward an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy.

→ The Department of Telecom (DoT) has created ‘UrjaMitra Helpline’ through which customers can get information on power outages from distribution companies by dialing 14401.

→ The Union Minister of State Dharmendra Pradhan has launched Gas4India campaign for the aimed at promoting the use of gas in the country.

→ The Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to issue yellow identity cards to prosecution witnesses in criminal cases.

→ Thithi wins Best Film honour at 1st BRICS Film Festival.

→ Twelve-year-old Jeremy Shuler is a freshman at Cornell University in New York, becoming the youngest student the Ivy League school has on record.

→ Union Government launches Leprosy Case Detection campaign.

→ WFI recommends Sushil Kumar for Padma Bhushan.

→ World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized India as the world‘s first Yaws-free country and declared it free from maternal and neonatal tetanus.

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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