Current Affairs Day Wise-Sept 13, 2017

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Current Affairs Day Wise- Sept 13, 2017


1-Apple has unveiled $999 iPhone ‘X‘ with facial recognition system, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, new Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K to mark the tenth anniversary.


2- North Korea ambassador to Russia is Kim Hyun Joong

Kim Hyun Joong


3- AR- augmented reality; HDR- High Dynamic Range


4-Gay rights activist Edith Windsor, who fought for same-sex marriage that led to a landmark US ruling, has died.

Edith Windsor


5-SFI – Students’ Federation of India: TSU- Tribal Student’s Union


6- Adil Hussain won the Best Actor award at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF).


7-Facebook has removed Instant Articles from the Messenger app.


8- A Bonsai Tree; Author is Narendra Luther


9-Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp announced leaving the company


10-Adobe Systems announced a partnership with IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council Nasscom (SSC NASSCOM).


11- US based designer Christine on her second India visit will launch her golf and resort wear line for fashionistas in the country


12-The bypoll for Vengara assembly constituency in Malappuram in Kerala will be held on October 11


13-Plasmodium falciparum- New malaria drug found effective in human trial


14-French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler has opened solar plant in Uttarakhand


15-NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman is Rajiv Kumar


16- Halimah Yacob became the first woman President of Singapore

Halimah Yacob


17-China has been making plans to use bio-ethanol gasoline across the country by 2020


18-Vodafone India has launched unlimited international plan across the UK and Europe for Rs 180 per day


19- Minister of State for External Affairs is General V.K. Singh


20-Google has announced that “Translate” app would enable users in Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu languages to use offline translations


21- The 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in a new convention center with 10 screening halls.It is announced by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar


22-White House has named Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s longest-serving advisers as new Communications Director

 


23-United Kingdom authorities have seized properties belonging to fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim.


24- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe visited the Sabarmati Ashram

Shinzo Abe


25-NITI Aayog CEO is Amitabh Kant


26-India is 103rd rank on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Human Capital Index. Norway topped the list.


27-Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe visited Sidi Saiyyed Ki Jaali, a 16th-century mosque in the old city of Ahmedabad.


28-Andhra Pradesh to be role model in revival of rivers said Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu


29-The Railway Ministry has decided to permit m-Aadhar (Aadhar card on the mobile app) as one of the prescribed proofs of identity for travel purpose in any reserved class.


30-Amnesty International urged the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government to ban pellet-firing shotguns in the Kashmir Valley


31- US President Donald Trump has appointed Indian-American Raj Shah as his principal Deputy Press Secretary

 


32-India will soon have Rs 100 coins in circulation, also new Rs 10 coins, to commemorate the birth centenary of noted Carnatic singer late M.S. Subbulakshmi and MGR

M.S. Subbulakshmi


33-Goa is all set to host 36th National Games as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has given its nod.


 

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