Current Affairs Day Wise- Sept 14, 2017
1-Italian President is Sergio Mattarella
2-Canadian Prime Minister is Justin Trudeau
3-The US has limited visa restrictions on Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone
4-Priyanka Chopra met Queen Rania on her visit to Jordan
5-Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have laid the foundation stone of Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project in Ahmedabad.
6-Google is likely to launch a Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called “Tez”.
7-The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as the Summer Olympics host cities for 2024 and 2028 respectively
8-Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, on the occasion of ‘Hindi Diwas’, said Hindi is the fourth most spoken language in the world.
9- Multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease which primarily affects the brain and spinal cord
10-Priyanka Chopra has joined the list of presenters like Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Matt Bomer for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.
11-Priyanka Chopra calling Sikkim ‘insurgency troubled’, being trolled, later apologized.
12-Manipur Assembly Speaker is Yumnam Khemchand
13-Bharti Foundation is all set to construct 50,000 toilets in Amritsar
14-Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe visited the India’s largest and only museum dedicated to the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi i.e Dandi Kutir.
15-India and Japan on having signed 15 agreements, including one to give a fillip to India’s Act East policy.
16- India has been dropped to 107 in FIFA ranking. Germany tops the list after displacing Brazil to the second spot
17-The Kerala government has spent Rs 66 crore for upcoming U-17 World Cup, being played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at Kochi
18-India’s Chandrayaan-1 has helped scientists map water on Moon
19- India’s Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad is J.P. Singh
20-SAT- The Securities Appellate Tribunal
21- The UAE has announced a relaxation in visa rules for Indians
22-Now get ‘BookMyShow ticket‘ confirmation on WhatsApp.WhatsApp has been made a default ticket confirmation channel for all its users.
23-Ricatech, Netherlands audio electronic brand will launch a limited edition megastar Amitabh Bachchan-themed signature jukebox.
24-Bangladesh’s first satellite Bangabandhu-1 launch in Cape Canaveral, Florida, has been delayed due to Hurricane Irma
25- Basi, the giant panda which is the World’s oldest panda died in China at the age of 37 years.
26- IoT- The Internet of Things
27-Gujarat Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel launched a three-day ‘Sankalp yatra’ with a demand of reservation to the Patel community in government jobs and educational institutions.
28-Halimah Yacob was sworn in as Singapore’s eighth President at the country’s presidential palace Istana. She is Singapore’s first female President
29-FIFA, AFC officials meet Kolkata’s three football giants namely East Bengal, Mohun Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting
30-President Ram Nath Kovind has praised the “pehel aap tehzeeb” of Lucknow, saying it gives a chance to all sections of the society to move forward.