Current Affairs » September 2017 » The First Water ATM Has Been Inaugurated By Telangana State Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy At Nalgonda X Roads
→ Amazon opened its largest fulfilment centre in India on the outskirts of Hyderabad, near the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad.
→ Andhra Pradesh govt has joined hands with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to introduce futuristic “Hyperloop” transportation system in Amrawati.
→ Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani flagged off statewide ‘Narmada Mahotsav Yatra’ from Surendranagar district.
→ Holland’s Sjoerd Marijne has taken over as the head coach of the India men’s hockey team following the sacking of fellow Dutchman Roelant Oltmans.
→ In a bid to take Internet connectivity to the remotest part of the state, Assam govt has signed a MoU with Google India.
→ India retains top position, Australia slips in latest ICC Test rankings.
→ India Wrestler Sonam Malik won a gold medal by defeating Japanese Wrestler Sena Nagamoto by 3-1 points on the fourth-day of Cadet World Wrestling Championship in Athens.
→ India’s fiscal deficit at July- end touched 92.4 % of the budget mainly because of front loading of expenditure by various government departments.
→ Indian grappler Sonam clinched the gold medal at the Cadet World Wrestling Championship in Athens.
→ Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju attended the first National Canine Seminar in NSG Campus, Manesar, Haryana.
→ National Highway Authority of India has awarded its first international project in Myanmar to a joint venture of Punj Lloyd-Varaha.
→ New species of edible fish found in Pampa river in Kerala.
→ Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Aung San Suu Kyi in 1991 cannot be revoked.
→ Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated the country’s fifth nuclear power plant (C-4 plant) located at Chashma in Mianwali district of the Punjab province. This 340 MW Chasma – IV (C – 4) nuclear power plant is developed in collaboration between the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC).
→ Scientists from Cardiff University, UK have discovered a new way to produce methanol from methane using oxygen from the air.
→ Senior IAS officer N Baijendra Kumar has taken charge as the CMD of state-owned NMDC.
→ SpaceX has launched the Air Force’s super-secret space shuttle, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit.
→ Swiss food major Nestle has set up a food safety institute to help develop standards in food safety and quality in Manesar, Haryana.
→ The First water ATM has been inaugurated by Telangana State Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy at Nalgonda X Roads.
→ The govt is giving shape to an ambitious Rs. 3,700-cr plan in an attempt to cover nearly 5.5 lakh villages with wifi facility by March 2019.
→ The Indian Council for Agricultural Research ICAR will be undertaking major research works on agriculture this year with the World Bank fund of 1100 crore rupees.
→ The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju attended the first National Canine Seminar organized by National Security Guard (NSG), in NSG Campus, Manesar (Gurugram), Haryana.
→ The Unique Identification Authority of India’s (UIDAI) chief executive officer (CEO) A.B. Pandey was appointed the interim chairman of the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN).
→ The Vatican has declared Mother Teresa a patron saint of the Archdiocese of Calcutta at a Mass in the city where she dedicated her life to the poorest of the poor.
→ UIDAI Chief A.B. Pandey appointed Interim GSTN Chairman.
→ US banking regulators ordered Pakistan’s Habib Bank to shutter its New York office after nearly 40 years, for repeatedly failing to heed concerns over possible terrorist financing and money laundering.
→ Women‘s national hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne was named chief coach of the men‘s side. He has replaced Roelant Oltmans.
→ World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year.
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