Current Affairs Day Wise- Sept 18, 2017

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Current Affairs Day Wise-Sept 18, 2017

1-BJP chief Amit Shah termed PM Modi’s birthday as ‘Sewa Day’

2-The Culture Ministry, along with its 43 organizations will observe ‘Swachhta Pakhwada‘ that aims to spread the importance of cleanliness.

3-South Africa will sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons during the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly

4- Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra dazzles at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards

5- US President Donald Trump mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him Rocket Man

Kim Jong Un

6- Indian-American Aziz Ansari and African-American Lena Waithe won Emmy for coming out story

7- ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri‘ won the top People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

8-Oscar winner Nicole Kidman won her first-ever Emmy Award for her role in Big Little Lies

Nicole Kidman

9-China issued a commemorative stamp honoring the world’s largest radio telescope, is located in Guizhou province.

10- Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh laid to rest at a state funeral at Brar Square in New Delhi on Monday.

11-Google Doodle honored Samuel Johnson who compiled a mammoth dictionary of the English language 150 years before the Oxford English Dictionary appeared.

Samuel Johnson

12-BJP chief Amit Shah appeared in Gujarat court in 2002 Naroda Gam case

13-TN Speaker P. Dhanapal has disqualified 18 AIADMK legislators loyal to Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran under the anti-defection law

14-COA- Committee of Administrators

15- A petrol bomb was hurled at Meghalaya United Democratic Party (UDP) legislator Paul Lyngdoh’s house in Shillong.

16-Senior IPS officer Y.C. Modi will be the new chief of the NIA.

17-Riz Ahmed has become the first Asian man to win an acting award at the Emmys

Riz Ahmed

18-Google has joined the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) based payment apps launching its “Tez” app.

19- Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas won her first WTA Tour title by defeating Japan’s Miyu Kato in the Japan Open final.

20- Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal maintained No.1 spot in ATP rankings

21-Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza maintained the Women’s top Tennis Association rankings.

Garbiñe Muguruza

22- Rajnikant Mishra has been appointed the new Chief of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

23-JD-U Sharad faction has elected Gujarat MLA Vasava as acting President

24-Congress lawmaker and former Karnataka Minister Qamarul Islam has passed away at Bengaluru after a cardiac arrest

25-Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz elected to the Parliament.

Kulsoom Nawaz

26-Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan of India lost to Canada in the Davis Cup World Group play-offs at the Northlands Coliseum at Edmonton (Canada).

27-RSW- radiation shielding window: WASH- (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene)

28- The Communist Party of China (CPC) is likely to amend its constitution at the upcoming national congress.

29-Rajinikanth’s Tamil blockbuster Baasha movie will be screened at the 12th edition of the Fantastic Film Festival

30- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan ahead of the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

31-Tripura became the first state to set up district family welfare committees to take complaints by women

32- Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, brother of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar being interrogated by Thane Police in an extortion case.


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