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Important Weekly Current Affairs Revision Tit-Bits (8th to 14th September 2017)

1). International Literacy Day – 8th September

Key Points:

  • The 51st International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8th September at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
  • The theme announced by UNESCO is `Literacy in a digital world’.

2). The state government which launches ‘Gyankunj Project ‘in schools – Gujarat

Key Points:

  • Gujarat CM Vijay Rupanihas launched “Gyakunj e-class project” from Shahpur primary school in Gandhinagar Under this initiative, interactive e-class will be launched with smart board.
  • In the first phase, 550 schools will be covered under the ‘Gyankunj Project’ and gradually standard 5th to 9th of every schools of the state will cover under the project.

3). The firm which Sets up First Food Safety Institute in India – Nestle

Key Points:

  • The new FSSAI CEO Pawan Kumar Agarwal inaugurated the Nestle Food Safety Institute in Manesar, Gurugram.

4). The state government which has signed an MoU with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) – Andhra Pradesh

Key Points:

  • The planned project is aimed at connecting cities Amaravati and Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, supposedly covering the distance of over 35 km in just five minutes.
  • State – Andhra Pradesh
  • Capital – Amaravati
  • CM – N. Chandrababu Naidu
  • Governor – E. S. L. Narasimhan

5). The person who has been Elected as New PTI Chairman – Viveck Goenka

Key Points:

  • Ravi, former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu has been elected as the Vice Chairman of PTI.

6). Amazon opened its largest fulfilment centre in – Hyderabad

Key Points:

  • The 400,000 sq feet centre with close of 2.1 million cubic feet of storage space is the 5th such centre in Telangana.
  • State – Telangana
  • Capital – Hyderabad
  • CM – ‎‎ Chandrashekar Rao
  • Governor – Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan

7). The state Government which Signs MoU with Google to Increase Digital Literacy – Assam

Key Points:

  • Through the MoU with Google, the state government would work to provide Internet connection to 26,000 villages and 1,500 tea garden areas to increase digital literacy.
  • State – Assam
  • Capital – Dispur
  • CM – Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Governor – Banwarilal Purohit

8). The person who attended the first National Canine Seminar organized by National Security Guard (NSG) – Kiren Rijiju

Key Points:

  • The theme of the National Canine Seminar is ”Canine as Tactical Weapon in Fight against Terrorism” with an objective to discuss and deliberate on the techniques of dog training and strategies of deploying the dogs in Counter Terrorism/Counter Insurgency scenario.
  • Minister of State for Home Affairs – Shri Kiren Rijiju
  • Constituency – Arunachal West
  • State – Haryana
  • Capital – Chandigarh
  • CM – Manohar Lal Khattar
  • Governor – Kaptan Singh Solanki
  • The NSG is popularly known as “The Black Cats” of the country.

9). The person who named as New Coach of Indian Men’s Hockey Team – Sjoerd Marijne

Key Points:

  • New Chief Coach of Indian Men’s Hockey – Sjoerd Marijne
  • Preceded by – Roelant Oltmans

10). First water ATM has been inaugurated in – Hyderabad

Key Points:

  • A total of 200 ATMs will be set up to reach a targeted 150,000 people.
  • In the first phase, 50 water ATMs will be operationalized by 2018.
  • Safe Water Network, an international NGO has partnered with Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to launch water ATMs.
  • State – Telangana
  • Capital – Hyderabad
  • CM – K. Chandrashekar Rao
  • Governor – E. S. L. Narasimhan

11). SIM Cards not Linked to Aadhaar to be Deactivated after – February 2018

Key Points:

  • The government is moving ahead with linking Aadhaar with mobile SIM cards and all unlinked phones will be deactivated after February 2018.

12). The person who Appointed as the Interim GSTN Chairman – A.B. Pandey

Key Points:

  • 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).
  • New chairman of GSTN – B. Pandey
  • First chairman of GSTN – Navin Kumar

13). The country which Win 2nd South Asian Basketball (SABA) U-16 Championship – India

Key Points:

  • India defeated Bhutan by 131-50 in its last league match at Kathmandu in Nepal.
  • 1st Place – India (New Delhi, Indian Rupee)
  • 2nd Place – Bangladesh (Dhaka, Taka)
  • 3rd Place – Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalese Rupee)

14). Second Indian Workers’ Resource Centre Inaugurated in – UAE

Key Points:

  • UAE – United Arab Emirates
  • Capital – Abu Dhabi
  • Currency – United Arab Emirates dirham
  • Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Indian Ambassador to UAE – Navdeep Singh Suri

15). The state government which announced the launch of Pelli Kanuka (marriage gift) scheme – Andhra Pradesh

Key Points:

  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu announced the launch of Pelli Kanuka (marriage gift), a scheme aimed at helping families of brides belonging to the poor and disadvantaged sections of society.

16). National Pension Scheme Upper Age Limit Raised to – 65

Key Points:

  • The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) announced that the upper age limit for joining the National Pension Scheme (NPS) had been raised to 65 years, from the current 60.

17). Asian Development Bank (ADB) to Provide $152 Million Fund to – Nepal

Key Points:

  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a USD 152 million to Nepal for the implementation and enhancement of its power transmission and distribution.
  • Country – Nepal
  • Capital – Kathmandu
  • Currency – Nepalese Rupee
  • ADB – Asian Development bank
  • Headquarters – Manila, Philippines
  • President of ADB – Takehiko Nakao

18). RBI to Introduce Rs 100 Coin to Mark birth centenary of – MG Ramachandran’s

Key Points:

  • As per the notification of Finance Ministry, the Reserve Bank of India will introduce 100 rupees coin to mark the birth centenary (hundredth anniversary) of AIADMK founder Late Dr. M G Ramachandran.
  • MG Ramachandran – Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
  • RBI – Reserve Bank of India
  • HQ – Mumbai
  • Present Governor – Urjit Patel

19). Halimah Yacob was sworn-in as the 8th President of – Singapore

Key Points:

  • She became the country’s first female President and the first in five decades to come from the Malay ethnicity.
  • Country – Singapore
  • Capital – Singapore City
  • Currency – Singapore Dollar
  • Halimah Yacob became the Singapore’s first female President

20). Hindi Diwas – 14 September

Key Points:

  • Celebrated on September 14 every year, Hindi Divas is an annual day celebration mostly sponsored by the central government of India.

21). India’s First Advanced Homoeopathy Virology Lab in – Kolkata

Key Points:

  • India’s first State of art virology laboratory at Dr Anjali Chatterjee Regional Research Institute for Homoeopathy in Kolkata was inaugurated by Shripad Yesso Naik, Union Minister of State for AYUSH.
  • State – West Bengal
  • Capital – Kolkata
  • CM – Mamata Banerjee
  • Governor – Kesari Nath Tripathi
  • Union Minister of State for AYUSH – Shripad Yesso Naik
  • Constituency – North Goa

22). India’s First Bullet Train Project Inaugurated between – Mumbai & Ahmedabad

Key Points:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe laid the foundation stone of the 508-km long Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail in Ahmedabad.
  • State – Gujarat
  • Capital – Gandhinagar
  • CM – Vijay Rupani
  • Governor – Om Prakash Kohli
  • Country – Japan
  • Capital – Tokyo
  • Currency – Japanese Yen

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