Current Affairs Day Wise- Important Points- Sept 21, 2017
1-India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani likely to boost strategic partnership between the two nations.
2-Iranian President is Hassan Rouhani
3-Hurricane Maria has hit Puerto Rico
4-The US has decided to provide a humanitarian aid package worth $32 million to the Rohingya Muslim minority
5-Income Tax (IT) officials raided the former Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna’s son-in-law, V.G. Siddhartha‘s firm in Bengaluru.
6-Trump’s threat to destroy N.Korea sounds like dog barking’, said by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho
7- LGBTs– Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
8- ARSA– Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army
9- India will play Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) during a tour of South Africa starting from January 5, 2018, announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
10-England women’s head football coach Mark Sampson has been sacked
11-Colombia became the first team to arrive in New Delhi for the FIFA U-17 World Cup that is all set to start from October 6.
12- New Zealand’s Leg-spinner Amelia Kerr became the youngest-ever women cricketer to bag a full-time central contract at age 16.
13-IGN- Intergovernmental Negotiations
14-India women’s team former captain Jhulan Goswami and former opener Virender Sehwag rang the bell ahead of the first ball of the 2nd One Day International (ODI) between India and Australia in Kolkata at the Eden Gardens.
15-NCLAT- The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal
16- CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique is likely to reveal the role of a key gene in human embryos in the first few days of development
17-Bloomsbury Publishing, headquartered in the UK has completed five years of publishing in India
18-Hillary Clinton’s new book titled ‘What Happened,‘ about her shocking loss in 2016 to Donald Trump, has sold more than 300,000 copies in its opening week
19-P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lost in straight games to Nozomi Okuhara and Spain’s Carolina Marin in the women’s singles category of the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries at Tokyo.
20-Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met actor Kamal Haasan in Chennai and invited him to join active politics to fight corruption and communalism.
21- FORDA- The Federation of Resident Doctors Association
22-The Odisha cabinet has approved setting up of a Handlooms and Handicrafts Development and Promotion Council
23-TDP MP J. C. Diwakar Reddy has announced his decision to resign from parliament.
24- TRAI- Telecom Regulatory Authority of India; MTC- Mobile Termination Charge
25-Noble Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has called for initiating a technological solution to end the sexual abuse and trafficking of children.
26-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh
27- Bollywood veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been handed over the possession of his 2,412 square yards of his plot in Mumbai’s Pali Hill
28- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited breast surgeon Dr. P. Raghu Ram for “Swachhata Hi Seva” campaign
29-91 rebel Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders, led by Indrajeet Saroj have joined the Samajwadi Party (SP)
30-The first Scorpene submarine Kalvari has been delivered to the Indian Navy at the Mazagon Dock Ltd shipyard
31-Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav‘s hat-trick bowled out Australia for 202 and India won the second One-Day International (ODI) by 50 runs at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.