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Current Affairs 07 October 2017
Current Affairs 06 October 2017
- Snow leopard photographed for first time in Arunachal Pradesh.
- Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as Governor of Tamil Nadu.
- Kazuo Ishiguro selected for 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.
- India, Ethiopia sign agreements on trade, communication.
- Fact Box: Embryo transfer technology (ETT).
- India signs €300 million agreement with European Investment Bank for Bangalore Metro Phase II.
Current Affairs 05 October 2017
- Government launches Paryatan Parv to boost tourism.
- Ganga Prasad sworn in as Governor of Meghalaya.
- India, Djibouti sign pact on bilateral consultations.
Current Affairs 04 October 2017
- Turtle Sanctuary to be set up in Allahabad.
- Foundation stone for national waterway on Krishna River laid.
- Core sector growth rises to 4.9% in August 2017.
- Soumya Swaminathan appointed as Deputy DG of WHO.
- Sibir: World’s biggest and most powerful nuclear icebreaker ship launched by Russia.
- Karnataka Government launches Mathru Poorna scheme.
Current Affairs 03 October 2017
- 2017 Nobel Prize in physics goes to the discovery of Gravitational Waves.
- Government launches SECURE Himalaya Project.
- Scientist develop rapid test to diagnose Zika and dengue.
- Global Wildlife Programme Conference held in New Delhi.
- Government unveils third National Wildlife Action Plan for 2017-2031.
- President appoints Commission to Examine OBC Sub-categorisation.
- Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple adjudged as cleanest iconic place.
- October 2: World Habitat Day.
Current Affairs 02 October 2017
- Three US-born scientists win 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize.
- NHAI launches countrywide Free Eye Check-up Campaign.
- India gets first-ever U.S. crude shipment.
- Odisha Government creating land bank for industrial allocation.
- 2 October: International Day of Non-violence.
Current Affairs 01 October 2017
Current Affairs 30 September 2017
- President appoints governors for 5 states.
- Veteran Actor Tom Alter passes away.
- ARPAN 3.0: Government rolls out new automation software for Defence Security Corps.
- EESL to procure 10,000 electric vehicles from Tata Motors.
- VNL, BSNL ink MoU to launch Relief 123 service for disaster management in India.
- 3rd India International Science Festival to be held in Chennai.
- 30 September: International Translation Day.
Current Affairs 29 September 2017
- TK Viswanathan Committee Recommendations to deal with hate speech on internet.
- Government finalising Electoral Bonds Scheme.
- India and Norway sign Letter of Intent to bilateral extend health cooperation.
- Gujarat to be first big state to use EVMs with VVPAT.
Current Affairs 28 September 2017
- Indian Railways to launch 100 New Suburban Rail Services in Mumbai area.
- September 28: World Maritime Day.
- Directorate General of Quality Assurance celebrates its Diamond Jubilee.
- CARA launches monthly Jan Sampark Program to facilitate adoption.
- Scientists detect Gravitational waves for fourth time.
- ADB to increase Annual Lending to India to $4 billion.
- Aquatic Rhabdops: New species of non-venomous aquatic snake discovered in Western Ghats.
- NDMA’s 13th Formation Day observed
Current Affairs 27 September 2017
- Cabinet approves umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces
- Cabinet approves pacts signed by Exim Bank under BRICS mechanism.
- Cabinet approves Bilateral Investment Treaty between India and Belarus.
- Cabinet approves MoU between India and Afghanistan for Cooperation on Police Training and Development.
- India ranks 40th in 2017 Global Competitiveness Index
- Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port
- 27 September: World Tourism Day
Current Affairs 26 September 2017
- Government launches Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt System.
- INS TARASA commissioned into Indian Navy.
- ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission completes 3 years in orbit.
- DRUZBA 2017: Pakistan, Russia hold joint military drill.
- India ranks third in nuclear power installations: study.
Current Affairs 25 September 2017
- Rajiv Mehrishi sworn in as CAG of India.
- Osiris-Rex: NASA’s asteroid-bound spacecraft swings by Earth.
- V-409: Indian Coast Guard’s interceptor boat launched.
- CNR Rao selected for 2017 Von Hippel Award.
Current Affairs 23 September 2017
- Government launches Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat.
- Government launches Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana.
- Deendayal Hastkala Sankul: Government launches trade facilitation centre for handicraftS.
- NITI Aayog’s SATH Program launched in Assam.
- RBI takes masala bonds out of corporate bond limit for FPIs.
- FTSE SBI Bond Index: India’s first bond index series launched by SBI.
- Newton: India’s official entry to Oscars 2018.
Current Affairs 22 September 2017
- NITI Aayog, International Road Federation ink SoI for Intelligent Transportation Systems.
- INS Kalavari: India’s first home built submarine handed over to Indian Navy.
- Scientists create world’s first molecular robot.
- 2006 VW139/288P: Astronomers spot strange binary asteroid with comet-like features.
- India’s first electric bus service launched in Himachal Pradesh.
- VASTRA 2017: An International Textile and Apparel Fair 2017 held in Jaipur.
Current Affairs 21 September 2017
- India, Russia to collaborate on Bangladesh nuclear plant.
- RBI to regulate peer-to-peer lending firms as NBFCs: Government.
- India joins quantum computing race.
- Chabahar Port likely to be operational by end-2018: Government.
- ONGC discovers oil in Arabian sea near Mumbai High.
- Floating B4 boat labs to study the Brahmaputra River.
Current Affairs 20 September 2017
- India to hold first BIMSTEC Disaster Management exercise.
- BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award.
- Commemorative Coins on Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi released.
- CCEA extends Special Industry Initiative for J&K- Udaan Scheme.
- Cabinet approves revamped Khelo India Programme.
- Cabinet approves rationalization and modernization of Government Press.
Current Affairs 19 September 2017
- Jharkhand Government launches Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana.
- YC Modi appointed as DG of NIA.
- Rajni Kant Mishra appointed new DG of SSB.
- Law Ministry approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017.
- SEBI allows REITs, InvITs to raise funds via debt securities.
Current Affairs 18 September 2017
- Intelligence wing of Sashastra Seema Bal launched.
- Tez: Google’s UPI-based digital payment service launched.
- 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.
- PM Narendra Modi dedicates Sardar Sarovar Dam to nation.
- Yudh Abhyas 2017: Joint India-US military exercise.
- PV Sindhu wins 2017 Korea Open title.
- GSTN reopens composition scheme window for small traders.
Current Affairs 17 September 2017
Current Affairs 16 September 2017
- ATAGS: Indigenous artillery gun sets new record in range.
- 16 September: International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer.
- Arjan Singh: Sole marshal of IAF passes away.
- India’s Forex reserves cross $400 billion for first time.
- Snow leopard no longer endangered: IUCN.
- India, Japan ink MoU set up India-Japan Act East Forum.
Current Affairs 15 September 2017
- Government launches nationwide Swachhta Hi Seva Campaign.
- IAF successfully conducts development trials of Astra missile.
- Government signs $76 Million loan deal with JICA to Upgrade Alang-Sosiya Shipyards.
- India, China unlikely to be growth poles for global economy: UNCTAD Report.
- India-Japan ink open sky agreement.
- Ministry of Corporate Affairs, CBDT ink MoU for Automatic and Regular Exchange of Information.
- Government to grant citizenship to Chakma, Hajong refugees.
- Scientists create first global map of water on Moon.
Current Affairs 14 September 2017
- 14 September: National Hindi Divas.
- INDRA 2017: India-Russian to conduct first tri-services military exercise.
- Chennai-Vladivostok sea route: India’s effort to counter China’s OBOR .
Current Affairs 13 September 2017
- Government launches Wood is Good Campaign.
- UGC rolls out application process for institutes seeking status of eminence.
- Mouse deer reintroduced for first time in Telangana forest.
- CCEA approves Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund.
- ZSI releases first compendium of animal species in Indian Sundarbans.
- India, Belarus sign 10 pacts to expand cooperation.
- India’s first advanced Homoeopathy Virology lab inaugurated in Kolkata.
Current Affairs 12 September 2017
- CCEA approves survey project of Un-appraised Areas of Sedimentary Basins.
- Cabinet approves Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
- Cabinet approves hiving off BSNL’s mobile tower assets into a separate company.
- Cabinet approves MoU between India and Japan in field of Silk Industry.
- UNSC unanimously adopts new sanctions against North Korea.
- Government reconstitutes six Committees of Cabinet.
- FoSCoRIS: FSSAI launches online platform for food inspection, sampling.
- London tops in 2017 Global Financial Centres Index.
Current Affairs 11 September 2017
- Navika Sagar Parikrama: India’s first all-women circumnavigation expedition flagged-off.
- Government to launch Project Insight.
- IAU names two Pluto mountains after Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary.
- Labeo filiferus: New species of edible fish found in Pampa river in Kerala.
- Rafael Nadal wins 2017 US Open title.
- Commerce Ministry launches [email protected] for effective resolution of foreign trade-related issues.
Current Affairs 9 September 2017
- 3rd Generation ATGM NAG successfully test fired.
- Jordon launches Sahara Forest Project.
- Bharat Petroleum set to get Maharatna status.
- India imposes countervailing duty on some Chinese steel products for 5 years.
- Scientists make cheap and clean fuel from air.
- CGWB inks MoA with IISc for development of ground water flow models.
- Government issues rules for no-fly list.
Current Affairs 8 September 2017
- Government extends FAME India Scheme by six-month.
- Indian Army to induct women in military police.
- India refuses to sign Bali Declaration over Rohingya issue.
- 8 September: International Literacy Day.
- Parali I island: Uninhabited Lakshadweep island vanishes.
- Inder Jit Singh appointed as Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention.
- Viveck Goenka elected as chairman of Press Trust of India.
Current Affairs 7 September 2017
- India’s first Hyperloop to come up in Andhra Pradesh.
- CSIR scientists develop artificial leaf create hydrogen fuel from sunlight, water.
- UJALA scheme launched in Melaka, Malaysia.
- World University Rankings 2018: IISc ranked highest from India.
- NITI Aayog constitutes Expert Task Force on Employment and Exports.
- SLINEX 2017: India-Sri Lanka joint maritime naval exercise.
- India, Japan to step up defence cooperation.
- TRAI recommends delicensing of some spectrum for M2M services.
Current Affairs 6 September 2017
- NITI Aayog launches National Nutrition Strategy.
- Health Ministry launches two new contraceptives.
- China bans Initial Coin Offering.
- Fact Box: The Code on Wages Bill, 2017.
- Jharkhand Governor gives assent to Religious Freedom Bill, 2017.
Current Affairs 5 September 2017
- 9th BRICS summit held in Xiamen, China.
- HDFC Bank listed in Domestic Systemically Important Banks.
- Government forms task force for speedy implementation Namami Gange.
- Surya Kiran: Indo-Nepal joint Military exercise.
- Disability pension for defence forces at par with civilians: Government.
- 5 September: National Teachers Day.
Current Affairs 4 September 2017
- CBDT signs 4 more Advance Pricing Agreements.
- Link-4 of SAUNI Scheme: President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone.
- CIPAM-DIPP launches social media campaign to promote Geographical Indications.
- CERT-In issues alert on Locky Ransomware.
- Five banks of BRICS nations sign pact for credit lines.
- Breakthrough Mission Project detects 15 radio bursts from dwarf galaxy.
- TRAPPIST-1 planets likely to have water.
- 2017 Union Ministerial Reshuffle.
Current Affairs 3 September 2017
- Nirmala Sitharaman: India’s first full time woman Defence Minister.
Current Affairs 2 September 2017
- SAAB, Adani Group announce collaboration for defence manufacturing.
- India-ETFA to hold FTA talks.
- Assam for first time extends AFSPA orders on its own.
- Ahmedabad’s Walled City gets World Heritage City Certificate.
- Rajaswa Gyan Sangam 2017 held in New Delhi.
- Sports Ministry approves constitution of Empowered Steering Committee.
- Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming: Study.
Current Affairs 1 September 2017
- National Nutrition Week: 1 to 7th September.
- XFEL: World’s biggest and powerful X-ray laser gun unveilded.
- Government plans to create FarmerZone.
- Rajiv Kumar takes charge as NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman.
- Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
- Trade-distorting farm subsidies must go: India-China.
- Sunil Arora appointed Election Commissioner.
- Eight core sectors growth slips to 2.4% in July 2017.
Current Affairs 31 August 2017
- US approves first gene therapy for cancer.
- CCS approves first phase of Army reforms.
- Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail receives 2016 Saraswati Samman.
- India-Myanmar to sign MoU for conservation of quake-damaged Pagodas at Bagan.
Current Affairs 30 August 2017
- IIT Researchers develops bioartificial implantable pancreas.
- Cabinet approves MoU between India-Brazil for cooperation in Zebu Cattle Genomics and ARTs.
- Cabinet approves promulgation of GST (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017.
- Cabinet approves MoU on India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund.
- NITI Aayog proposes Judicial Performance Index for lower judiciary.
- Government to release new industrial policy.
- Delhi Police launches YUVA – a skill development programme.
- Government clears 100% strategic sale of CEL.
Current Affairs 29 August 2017
- IAEA opens world’s first low Enriched Uranium bank in Kazakhstan.
- West Bengal’s Gobindobhog rice gets geographical indication status.
- Government to launch Deep Ocean Mission.
- India, Germany ink agreement to improve grid integration of renewable energy.
- Government launches National Sports Talent Search Portal.
- August 29: National Sports Day.
- August 29: International Day Against Nuclear Tests.
Current Affairs 28 August 2017
- ICEX launches world’s first diamond futures contracts .
- ICOSIS unveils Ocean forecasting system for Comoros, Madagascar and Mozambique.
- Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as 45th Chief Justice of India.
- Government inaugurates India’s first Videsh Bhavan in Mumbai.
- DRDO, IAI to produce MRSAM missile system by 2020 for Indian Army.
- Government notifies Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2017.
- Government imposes anti-dumping duty on sodium nitrate imports from China.
Current Affairs 26 August 2017
- NPCI approves Spice Digitals operation under Bharat Bill Payment System.
- Government bans import of gold, silver items from South Korea.
- Government constitutes task force on artificial intelligence.
- GM crops only after biosafety, socio-economic evaluation: Parliamentary Committee.
Current Affairs 25 August 2017
- Government eases norms under UDAN Scheme.
- Moss serves as a cheap pollution monitor: Scientists.
- Microsoft launches Project Brainwave for real-time Artificial Intelligence.
- Government appoints Ashwani Lohani as New Chairman of Railway Board.
Current Affairs 24 August 2017
- India, Nepal sign 8 MoUs.
- Supreme Court declares right to privacy as Fundamental right under constitution.
- CCEA approves renaming SAMPADA Scheme as PM Kisan Sampada Yojana.
- Karnataka ties up with Microsoft to develop India’s first Farm Price Forecasting Model.
- Odisha Government launches rooftop solar project.
- Government notifies new Rs.200 notes.
- Government to establish first National Sports Museum in New Delhi.
Current Affairs 23 August 2017
- Cabinet approves alternative mechanism Framework for consolidation of Public Sector Banks.
- CCEA approves closure of Bharat Wagon and Engineering Company.
- Cabinet approves India-Nepal MoU on Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs.
- Cabinet approves commission on sub-categorisation of OBCs.
- Cabinet approves commission on sub-categorisation of OBCs.
- Nasikabatrachus bhupathi: New frog species with pig face discovered.
- SC strikes down instant Triple Talaq.
- Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing passes away.
Current Affairs 22 August 2017
- Scientists discover new therapy to prevent sepsis in new born babies.
- Karnataka Government launches clouding seeding Project Varshadhari
- TRAI ink LoI with Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.
- Government announces National Sports Awards 2017.
- 17th meeting of FSDC held in New Delhi.
- ISA extends India’s exclusive rights to explore Polymetallic Nodules.
- ICMR, Health Ministry ink MoU with IVI for vaccine R&D.
- Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat Programme launched.
Current Affairs 20 August 2017
- Government launches digital police portal under CCTNS .
- Indian Navy’s second LCU Mark IV L52 ship commissioned at Port Blair.
- Government imposes anti-dumping duty on tempered glass from China .
- Versius: world’s smallest surgical robot developed by UK scientists.
- Scientists discover new state of matter.
- India’s first calf born to surrogate cow in Pune.
- Defence Ministry approves delegation of powers to BRO.
- China launches first cyber court in e-commerce hub of Hangzhou.
Current Affairs 19 August 2017
- Two new species of Earthworm discovered in Kerala.
- India, US establish Two-By-Two Ministerial Dialogue.
- NASA successfully launches Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M.
- Climate change costs India $10 billion every year: Government.
- 19 August: World Humanitarian Day.
- RBI to issue new Rs 50 currency note.
- 5 Indian-origin persons in Fortune’s 2017 ’40 Under 40′ list.
Current Affairs 18 August 2017
- Scientists develops artificial womb to save premature babies.
- Navika Sagar Parikrama: Indian Navy’s all-woman team to circumnavigate globe.
- Defence Ministry clears proposal to procure 6 Apache attack helicopters for Army.
- Government launches Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali Campaign.
- NHAI launches MyFASTag and FASTag Partner mobile apps.
- Veteran photographer S Paul passes away.
Current Affairs 17 August 2017
- US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as Foreign Terrorist Organisation.
- Melbourne tops in 2017 EIU Liveability index.
- India has 27,312 elephants: 2017 Census Estimation.
- Malpelo plate: New tectonic microplate discovered off the coast of Ecuador.
- Strengthen safety movement to achieve zero harm
- Cabinet clears stalled North Koel Reservoir Project in Bihar.
- Union Government inks Global Environment Facility Grant Agreement with World Bank.
- Cabinet approves MoU between India and Sweden on IPRs.
Current Affairs 16 August 2017
- Nepal, China sign three pacts to boost energy, economic ties.
- India to host steering committee meeting of TAPI gas pipeline.
- Black Carbon released by aeroplanes may be affecting ozone, monsoon: Study.
- Scientists develop injectable tissue bandage to repair hearts.
- Cabinet approves creation non-lapsable Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh.
- NPPA caps prices of orthopaedic knee implants.
- CCEA approves procedure and mechanism for Strategic Disinvestment.
Current Affairs 14 August 2017
- El Nino of 2014-16 aided in massive carbon dioxide release: Study.
- IMMSAREX: IONS’s maiden maritime search and rescue exercise will be held in November 2017.
- Scientists develop world’s first plant-based Zika vaccine.
- Indra: India, Russia for first time conduct tri-services exercise.
- India’s first online course on Infusion Therapy launched by INS.
- India-ASEAN Youth Summit begins in Bhopal.
- Earths Largest volcanic region found in Antarctica.
Current Affairs 13 August 2017
- Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Shaurya was commission in Vasco, Goa.
- Government launches nationwide campaign Gaj Yatra to protect elephants.
Current Affairs 12 August 2017
- Odisha government and Facebook launches ‘SheMeansBusiness’ programme.
- MCX gets SEBI approval to launch India’s first gold options contract.
- 12 August: International Youth Day.
- Economic Survey proposes Transparency of Rules Act.
- Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume II: Agriculture and Food Management Reforms Measures.
- IP output contracts 0.1% in June 2017.
- Prasoon Joshi appointed as new chairman of CBFC.
Current Affairs 11 August 2017
- India and US to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
- US Scientists develop micropropulsion system based on liquid water.
- 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial meeting begins in Kathmandu.
- Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as 13th Vice President of India.
- National Mission for Clean Ganga approves 10 projects.
- Parliament passes Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
Current Affairs 10 August 2017
- The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has launched a web portal for supply of textbooks to schools and individuals.
- UP Government launches Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra.
- The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch a full-fledged niche Earth observation (EO) satellite — called the Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite (HySIS).
- National CyberCoordination Centre Made Operational : Government.
- NGT bans use of non-biodegradable plastic bags in Delhi.
- Lok Sabha passes State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017.
Current Affairs 09 August 2017
- The 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement was observed across the country. This year’s theme was “Sankalp se Siddhi- the attainment through resolve”.
- NITI Aayog partners with 6 states to transform Health & Education sectors, The shortlisted states for transforming their health sector are Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Karnataka. Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Odisha were selected for transforming their education sector.
- The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Google India have launched Android Skill Development programme to improve mobile developer ecosystem in the country.
- Government to expand Logistics Data Bank project to South India.
- The Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has released Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017, third party survey report to assess the progress Swach Bharat Mission in rural India.
- India was ranked last at 43rd position in 2017 Global Retirement Index (GRI) published by French asset management company Natixis Global.