Current Affairs Day Wise- Sept 17, 2017
1-Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar called Arjan Singh father of IAF’s modernization
2-Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited headquarters of the Indian Army’s Western Command at Chandimandir Military Station near Chandigarh.
3-Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has released the new Metro Rail Policy
4-The Cricket Association of Bengal has handed over membership cards to eighteen women cricketers
5-Actress Adah Sharma has debuted on the ramp at fourth edition of Crocs Mysore Fashion Week
6-The US Air Force commemorated its 70th anniversary staging an aerial show at a military base.
7-External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will is representing India at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in the United Kingdom.
8- On his 67th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the inter-state Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat’s Narmada district.
9-Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday on September 17 has been marked as ‘Sewa Divas’ by BJP
10- Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief is Masood Azhar
11- Playback singer K.J. Yesudas sought permission to pray at Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple at Thiruvananthapuram on the occasion of Vijayadashami.
12- Badminton ace player P.V. Sindhu defeated reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women’s singles final of the Korea Open Superseries, being played at Seoul.
13-Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank in India launching UPI enabled digital payments
14- 9th episode of “Kaun Banega Crorepati” season featuring Anand Kumar, a mathematician has topped the Target rating points (TRP).He is the founder of educational program Super 30.
15- The Jal Satyagraha protest led by Medha Patkar, Narmada Bachao Aandolan founder demanding rehabilitation of the 40,000 families due to the Sardar Sarovar Dam, entered the third day on Sunday.
16-Telangana has marked September 17 as Hyderabad merger day
17-Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has urged people of the state i.e Goans to shun plastic and disposable plates.
18-Indian organic beauty care company known as Shahnaz Husain Group has launched a starch-based cleaning product.
19- California lawmakers have passed a ‘sanctuary state’ bill to protect immigrants without legal residency in the US
20- Former Sri Lanka batsman Chamara Silva was banned for two years for match-fixing allegations during a Tier-B first-class match earlier this year.
21-Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Andhra Pradesh CM Nara Chandrababu Naidu congratulated star shuttler P.V. Sindhu for winning the Korea Open Superseries title in Seoul.
22-Sachin Tendulkar rated shuttler P.V. Sindhu as ‘a victory like none other’ after she defeated reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women’s singles final of the Korea Open Superseries at Seoul.
23- BJP MP Mahant Chand Nath on Sunday passed away due to Cancer.
24-Iraq, Russia resumed air services after 13 years for the first time since 2004
25-Zhu Yuling of China defeated Liu Shiwen in women’s singles final at the maiden continental title, being played at the 30th Asian Championship table tennis tournament in Ahmedabad.
26- PM Modi invited actress-producer Anushka for cleanliness initiative ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’
27-Coimbatore-based Arjun Narendran has been crowned national racing champion
28-Railways has reduced sleeping time in train by an hour over the conflicting issue of the lower and middle berths in reserved train coaches
29- Lin Gaoyuan and Zhu Yuling won the men’s and women’s singles titles, respectively in all-Chinese finals at the 30th Asian Championships table tennis tournament in Ahmedabad.
30-Author Birbal Jha has been awarded the Paag Man award by Mithila Darpan for his work on advancing the cause of Mithila culture.