Current Affairs » September 2017 » SIM Cards Not Linked To Aadhaar To Be Deactivated After February 2018
→ An eight feet bronze statue of Indian freedom struggle leader Subhash Chandra Bose was unveiled at the Naval base INS Netaji Subhash at Kolkata.
→ Asian Development Bank will provide a $152 mn to Nepal for implementation & enhancement of its power transmission & distribution.
→ Assam govt to provide skill training to 30000 surrendered militants.
→ China is gearing up to ban petrol and diesel cars, a move that would boost electric vehicles.
→ Coastal city of Kochi is all set to host the BWF World Senior Badminton Championships from Sept 11 to 17.
→ Force Motors Chairman Abhay Firodia has been elected as the new President of the automobile industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
→ Harsh Mohan, Etihad Group’s chief of support services has been nominated to Jet Airways board.
→ India & Afghanistan sign four pacts in areas of health and transport.
→ India finished fifth in the medals tally with one gold and two silver medals at the Moscow Shotgun World Championship.
→ India, Asia’s 3rd-largest producer & exporter of coffee, has started producing world’s most expensive coffee, in Coorg district of Karnataka.
→ Indian Ambassador in UAE Navdeep Singh Suri inaugurated 2nd Indian Workers’ Resource Centre in UAE.
→ IndusInd Bank will enter into exclusive talks with Bharat Financial Inclusion to pursue a potential merger b/w the 2 financial firms.
→ Infosys has completed the acquisition of London-based Brilliant Basics.
→ Maharashtra has won the Chief Minister’s cup with 45 gold medals at the National kickboxing championship being held in Raipur.
→ Martina Hingis & Chan Yung-Jan won the US Open women’s doubles title after defeating Lucie Hradecka & Katerina Siniakova 6-3 6-2.
→ Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi launched a march across the country to mobilise action against sexual abuse and trafficking of children.
→ PM Modi will hold wide-ranging talks with Belarus President Lukashenko to bring new momentum to bilateral engagement, particularly in areas of trade & investment
→ Prince Charles, the heir to Britain’s throne, became the longest-serving Prince of Wales in history.
→ Private sector lender IndusInd Bank and India‘s second largest Microfinance company Bharat Financial Inclusion have signed a confidentiality agreement for the proposed merger between them.
→ Punjab National Bank and state-run firm BSNL teamed up to roll out open mobile wallet Speedpay across 10 states in the country.
→ Sanjeev Sinha, former Tata executive in Tokyo & the first IIT-ian from Barmer, Rajasthan, has been appointed as adviser for Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail project by Japan Railways.
→ Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was honoured for his pioneering work in the field of organic farming during a ceremony at Lagau on the occasion of the One World Festival.
→ SIM Cards not Linked to Aadhaar to be Deactivated after February 2018.
→ Sumit Nagal blasted Colin van Beem 6-3, 6-0 in the singles final to justify the top billing in the 8th MCC – S R Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures Men’s tennis championship.
→ The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority has announced that the upper age limit for joining the National Pension Scheme had been raised to 65 years, from the current 60.
→ To measure quality & impact of ongoing smart city projects, Centre will hold a contest carrying total prize money of Rs 50 lakh.
→ Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for Ranchi Smart City coming up on the Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) land.
→ World No. 1 Rafael Nadal defeated No. 28 Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to lift his third US Open title and his 16th overall Grand Slam title.
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