Current Affairs- September 4, 2017
1-German Chancellor is Angela Merkel
2- Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Health Minister Vishwajit Rane have administered the oath as legislators at a brief ceremony at the Goa assembly.
3-Gorakhpur tragedy– 49 children have died within a month in a hospital in Farrukhabad due to lack of oxygen.
4-Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will supply 41 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) to the Indian Army as it has signed a Rs 6,100 crore contract.
5-Former parliamentarian Naveen Jindal and others got bail pertaining to the Urtan North coal block in Madhya Pradesh.
6-Apple CEO is Tim Cook
7- DACA- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
8-Mawar is the 16th typhoon that has made landfall in China’s Guangdong province.
9-Pakistani Prime Minister is Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
10-Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM)-Full Forms
11- The first European team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is Belgium
12- In China Alibaba has introduced a facial recognition service called “Smile to Pay” in Hangzhou district.
13-The BRICS Summit of five emerging economies pledged to fight tax evasion
14-In an auction conducted at Mumbai, Star India won global media rights for TV and digital broadcast worth Rs 16,347.50 crore for IPL
15-Indian Tennis star P.V. Sindhu has turned producer for a digital film
16-The Archdiocese of Calcutta is set to declare Mother Teresa as its co-patron.
17- ICBM- Intercontinental Ballistic missile
18-Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi will start working in India on his second film project titled as ‘Gold Mine’.
19-NCLT- National Company Law Tribunal
20-Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons took charge of his Ministry
21-Former Union Minister and Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed died following a massive cardiac arrest.
22-NIA- The National Investigation Agency
23-The International Hockey Federation (FIH) named German Delf Ness as its Marketing and Communications Director.
24-Film industry professional Shiladitya Bora launched boutique studio for high-on content films
25-Automobile major Tata Motors President and Chief Technical Officer Timothy Leverton resigned.
26-BRICS member states signed four agreements at the 9th Summit of the five-nation bloc at Xiamen (China).
27-Local Organising Committee (LOC) and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) in Mumbai have launched the official song for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup football tournament
28-India’s star shuttler Saina Nehwal will join Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad. Her former coach was U. Vimal Kumar
29-Pacer Jasprit Bumrah jumped to fourth in ODI bowling rankings
30-Haryana Chief Minister is Manohar Lal Khattar
31-CBDT– The Central Board of Direct Taxes * APAs- Advance Pricing Agreements -Full Forms
32-West Bengal Governor is Keshri Nath Tripathi
33-Mahendra Nath Pandey– UP STATE BJP President.
34-Virat Kohli equaled the highest ODI rating points recorded by Sachin Tendulkar nearly two decades ago in 1998.
35-Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took charge of the water department.
36- CIPAM has launched a social media campaign to promote Indian Geographical Indications (GIs)
37-CIPAM- The Cell for IPR Promotions and Management
38-EDM- electronic dance music
39- RERA- Real Estate Regulatory Authority
40-Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has been named as an honorary club member of the La Liga side.
41-The world’s first AYUSH University will be set up at Haryana’s Kurukshetra
42-D-SIBs- domestic systemically important banks
43-Taiwan’s Prime Minister Lin Chuan announced his resignation.