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