Current Affairs » September 2017 » Venkaiah Naidu Laid The Foundation Stone Of Greenfield Smart City At Ranchi In Jharkhand
→ According to Fitch, India may produce surplus power in the current financial year.
→ Advisory committee of market regulator Sebi is likely to discuss a proposal for extending stock market trading hours.
→ Air forces of China & Pakistan began a joint training exercise in China & deployed their latest fighter jets & AWACS aircraft.
→ All central armed police forces & Union Territories have been asked to procure goods & services from govt’s e-market place (GeM) to meet their requirements at competitive prices.
→ Cardiological Society of India has announced launch of an app that can help people suffering from heart disease with rapid & accurate information about the nearest health care centres.
→ Congress has appointed party lawmaker Sushmita Dev as the chief of Mahila Congress.
→ Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman flagged off Navika Sagar Parikrama in Goa, a circumnavigation programme by women naval officers.
→ India & China have agreed to set up industry specific working groups for increasing exports with a view to bridge trade deficit with Beijing.
→ India has won 2nd South Asian Basketball, SABA, Under - 16 Championship. India defeated Bhutan by 131-50 in its last league match at Kathmandu in Nepal. India remained unbeaten in its all four matches and accumulated 8 points.
→ India’s indigenously developed 3rd generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), Nag has been successfully flight tested twice by DRDO.
→ Irdai has permitted usage of OTP or one time password for opening e-insurance account as an alternative to electronic signature.
→ Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated the country’s fifth nuclear power plant, developed in collaboration with China.
→ Saudi Arabia says it has suspended dialogue with Qatar, shortly after a phone call between the Qatari leader and the Saudi crown prince.
→ Scandal-tainted Olympic official Patrick Hickey has resigned his position on the International Olympic Committee executive board with immediate effect.
→ SIM Cards not Linked to Aadhaar to be Deactivated after February 2018.
→ Sloane Stephens won the first major title of her career after defeating Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 in the final of the 2017 U.S. Open.
→ Tata Trusts has earmarked around Rs 500 cr towards livelihood enhancement of the tribals in 4 states over the next 5 years under its flagship scheme Cini.
→ 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).
→ Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone of Greenfield Smart City at Ranchi in Jharkhand.
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