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Dear Aspirants,

One Liner Update is a complete docket of important news and events that occurred in September 2016   . So here  SabkaBhalaHoJaayee  presenting you Current Affairs One Liner  1st September to 30th September 2016. We have compiled important & expected Current Affairs One Liner , which can be asked in upcoming exams like –BOM PO Exam & IBPS PO Mains  Exam and other competitive Exams .

Current Affairs One Liners of the Week: 1st September to 30th September 2016.


The President of Uzbekistan who passed away recently is-Islam Karimov

  • The actor who was felicitated at the first edition of BRICS Film Festival that recently commenced in New Delhi is –Rishi Kapoor
  • The Governor of Maharashtra who was sworn in as the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu is-Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao
  • Chairperson of Biocon who was appointed Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour is-Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
  • Mukund Chaudhari recently took over as the CMD of-MOIL Limited
  • A group of scientist discovered a new influenza virus that affects cattle. The official name of the virus is-Influenza D
  • State which signed MoU with Union Government to develop 11 small airports and airstrips in September 2016-Gujarat

    • Reliance Industries Limited in September 2016 launched the telecom service-Reliance Jio

    • South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc in September 2016 tied-up with- Amazon.com

    • A team of scientists discovered the world’s oldest stromatolite fossils in the Isua Greenstone Belt recently. These Fossils are- 3.7 Billion Years Old

    • Lt Gen Bipin Rawat recently took over as the Vice Chief of – Indian Army

    • The Indian film director who was recently honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award by Indian filmmaker Shyam Benegal at the Lonavla International Film Festival India is – Govind Nihalani

    • The Union Government recently notified the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme that promises to – offer financial incentives to employers

    • The veteran trade union leader, who also headed the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply Trust (BEST) Workers’ Union, who died recently is – Sharad Rao

    • SpaceX’s rocket that destroyed recently in an explosion during a propellant fill operation is –Falcon 9 

    • Coal India Limited (CIL) and Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) signed MoU for effectively monitoring of environment related issues in – the Coal Mining Projects

    • Indian Railway launched an insurance scheme for passengers travelling on e- ticket with insurance cover up to – 10 lakh rupees

    • Insurance scheme for passengers travelling on e-ticket launched by Indian Railway will be available after paying a premium of – 92 paisa

    • The person headed the committee that was constituted by the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs to look into the alternatives to pellet guns – TVSN Prasad  

    • To indigenise procurements and reduce import dependence, Indian Army announced establishment of – the Army Design Bureau (ADB)  

    • First ever BRICS film festival began in – New Delhi

  • Person sworn in as President of Brazil in August 2016-Michel Temer

    • Indians who received the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016-Thodur Madabusi Krishna and Bezwada Wilson

    • The Kudankulam Plant Unit-2 was in August 2016 synchronised with Southern Power Grid at-Tamil Nadu

    • Person appointed as the CEO of Microsoft Accelerator in India recently- Bala Girisaballa

    • Noted poet who wrote Sindur ki Raakh in 1955 and died recently- Kashmiri Lal Zakir

    • The famous humanist French photographer who died recently is – Marc Riboud

    • Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik recently won the People’s Choice Prize for his sand sculpture titled Mahatma Gandhi – World Peace at the – Moscow Sand Sculpture Championship 2016

    • The appointed former Finance Secretary appointed as the Chancellor of TERI University is –Ashok Chawla

    • The approximate percentage of 300 Billion Cubic Metre water in River Ganga contaminated by arsenic, as per a latest study, is – 40%

    • The Indian-origin software industry veteran recently appointed the CEO of US-based company ANSYS is – Ajei Gopal

    • Union Cabinet approved creation of a Project Development Fund (PDF) for catalysing Indian economic presence in the CLMV countries. The countries include – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam

    • The two day “BRICS Convention on Tourism” began at World heritage site – Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh

    • The person who was re-elected as President of Gabon – Ali Bongo Ondimba

    • Chief Minister of Odisha who decided to share his thoughts on different issues through the radio for 10 minutes every month is – Naveen Patnaik 

    • Commission set up by the Haryana government that submitted its report to the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal at Chandigarh was heded by – Justice SN Dhingra

  • The actor who was recently honoured with the Entertainer of The Year award by CNBC-TV18 is –Irrfan Khan

    • Anuradha Rao was recently appointed the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of –SBI Mutual Fund

    • The West Bengal State Assembly recently passed a resolution to change the name of the state. The state would be called Bengal in –English

    • The sportspersons to be appointed as the Commandant and Brand Ambassador of CRPF is –P V Sindhu

    • The Indian film director appointed as the UN Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India is – Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush

    • The Director of Mark Bangles appointed as the President of India Bullion and Jewellers Association is – Mukesh Mehta

    • The first state to distribute 2 crore LED bulbs under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme is – Gujarat

    • The 100-year-old women athlete from India won Gold medal at the American Masters Games in the 100-meter dash – Man Kaur

    • The Indian wrestler whose bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics was upgraded to silver is – Yogeshwar Dutt

    • As per RBI’s Annual Report 2015-16, the Indian economy is likely to expand by what percent in 2016-17 – 7.6 percent

    • High Court of the state stayed the government’s decision mandating centralised counselling for the students who appeared for the NEET in 2016 for medical and dental courses –Maharashtra 

    • Delhi government capped the cost of chikungunya serology test to – 600 rupees 

    • Ministry of Civil Aviation gave green signal for expansion of – Agartala airport

    • The country that advised all pregnant women with symptoms associated with Zika, to be tested for the virus is – Singapore

    • The typhoon that killed about ten people after it struck Japan in last week of August 2016 is –Lionrock

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the first phase of SAUNI (Saurastra Narmada Avataran Irrigation yojana) at –Sanodara of Jamnagar district of Gujarat
  • She was awarded the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015 –Padma Sachdev
  • India signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) with –the United States
  • Operation Euphrates Shield to end the rule of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as well as against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria was launched by –Turkey
  • Author of the autobiography ‘Chitt-Chete’ written in Dogri language is –Padma Sachdev
  • India signed MoUs in fields of renewable energy, traditional systems of medicine with –Myanmar
  • He headed the Committee on border protection that submitted its report to the Home Minister Rajnath Singh –Madhukar Gupta
  • National Sports Day is observed across India on 29 August to commemorate birth anniversary of –Dhyan Chand
  • He won the 2016 Belgian Grand Prix of Formula One (F1) –Nico Rosberg
  • He will head Indian Navy’s high level committee that was constituted to find out extent of Scorpene Submarine data leak –Ashok Kumar
  • The 11-year-old girl who will swim in River Ganga from Kanpur to Varansi with a message of clean Ganga is –Shraddha Shukla
  • The world famous Velankanni our lady of health basilica annual feast started with the hoisting of flag in –Tamil Nadu
  • The Indian paramilitary force that has decided to appoint Olympic Silver medalist PV Sindhu as its brand ambassador and bestow the honorary rank of Commandant to her –Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Odisha government has launched a new cadre for urban local bodies called –the Odisha Municipal Cadre
  • Person who will head the high-level committee constituted by Union Finance Ministry in August 2016 to suggest steps to promote card payments-Ratan P Watal

    • India’s rank in the World Risk Index 2016 by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security-77th Rank

    • Country that topped the World Risk Index 2016 published by United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security- Vanuatu

    • Person appointed as the President of India Bullion and Jewellers Association in August 2016-Mukesh Mehta

    • International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed globally on- 29 August

    • Person appointed as the CEO of Sheth Creators, a real estate company of Nusli Wadia-led Wadia Group- Bharat Dhuppar

    • Person appointed as the Advocate General of Tamil Nadu in August 2016- R Muthukumaraswamy

    • The rocket was used by ISRO to test Supersonic Combustion Ramjet engine called Scramjet, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikotta in Andhra Pradesh – ATV02

    • They won the women’s doubles title at Connecticut Open in New Haven, the US – Indo-Romanian team of Saina Mirza and Monica Niculescu

    • Four banks that introduced NPCI’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) that allow customers to make payments via digital means are – Axis Bank, Union Bank of India, Federal Bank and Bank of Maharashtra

    • Marine National Monument off Hawaii that was expanded by President Obama to turn up to be world’s largest marine reserve is – Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

    • Budget at which the Maharashtra’s ambitious Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway project will be developed that was unveiled by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is – 46000-crore rupee

    • Scientists in Japan studying earthquakes have detected a rare deep-Earth tremor, known as –S wave microseism

    • The train who’s twelve coaches derailed between Aluva and Karukutty stations in Ernakulam district is – Thiruvananthapuram-Mangaluru Express

    • The state that launched the 108 mobile app for immediate and easy facility of the National Ambulance Service is – Himachal Pradesh

 

  • Cleanest districts of rural India as per 2016 ‘Swachh Survekshan’ results are –Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) in hilly areas, Sindhudurg (Maharashtra) in plains

  •  Mariyappan Thangavelu won India’s first gold medal at the Rio Paralympic Games in– the Men’s High Jump T-42
  •  He won the bronze medal for India at the Rio Paralympic Games in the Men’s High Jump T-42– Varun Singh Bhati
  •  The state bagged ‘Best Horticulture State’ award for the concerted efforts made by the state government to increase the income of the farmers in horticulture –Haryana
  •  Civil Aviation Ministry prohibited the use and carriage of a smart phone on board aircraft– Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7
  •  Indian Oil Corporation flagged off the first convoy of tank and trucks carrying petroleum goods from Guwahati, Assam for Tripura via –Bangladesh
  •  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar commissioned the 105 metre vessel ICGS Sarathi into the force in –Goa
  •  The advanced weather satellite that was launched by ISRO from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota is –INSAT-3DR
  •  India recently received certificates from World Health Organisation recognising India free from –Yaws, Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
  •  Troops of Indian and Kazakhstan Army began the joint exercise called –‘PRABAL DOSTYK – 16
  •  The theme of the International Literacy Day 2016 is –Reading the Past, Writing the Future
  •  The first edition of IoT India Congress 2016 began in –Bengaluru
  •  UN Charter was recently translated into– Sanskrit
  •  The Union Government in September 2016 announced a Special Financial Package for –Andhra Pradesh
  •  India in September 2016 signed Air Services Agreement under Open Sky Policy with –Greece
  •  The Union Government recently approved projects worth about 450 crore rupees under Swadesh Darshan scheme for five states. The five states are:Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu
  •  The amount of money recently approved by the Union Government for Swadesh Darshan scheme is –About 450 crore rupees
  •  Person who assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Uranium Corporation of India Limited recently –CK Asnani
  •  Person appointed as the Director General of Police (Intelligence) of Tamil Nadu recently –TK Rajendran
  •  The programme launched by Department of Science & Technology to nurture ideas and innovation into successful start ups is –National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI)
  •  Ministry of Railways decided to implement Flexi Fare system in – Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains
  •  The Brazilian swimmer and wheelchair user who lit the symbolic cauldron at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games is– Clodoaldo Silvax
  •  India’s first Paralympic gold medallist who was the flag-bearer for the Indian contingent at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games is –Devendra Jhajharia
  •  Indian organisation that won the 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy-Jan Shikshan Sansthan
  •  Companies that adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield framework recently-Microsoft, Google and Salesforce
  •  A newly discovered fish of the genus Tosanoides was in September 2016 named after-Barack Obama
  •  A team of scientists recently discovered a new Ghost Snake Species of elusive, pale grey reptiles dwelling in-Madagascar
  •  The women who created a new record in the Women’s Hammer Throw at the 65th All India Police Athletics Championship in Hyderabad is –Minakshi from CISF
  •  Union Government launched the biggest Leprosy Case Detection campaign in the country with an objective –to detect the disease early so that those affected can be saved from physical deformity
  •  The agrarian mass festival of western Odisha that was celebrated is –Nuakhai
  •  The country that appointed an ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011, as part of its aims for more productive co-operation is –The United Kingdom
  •  The 28th ASEAN Summit began in –Laos capital Vientiane
  •  State High Court that recently launched e-stamping facility-Rajasthan
  •  Urjit Patel recently assumed charge as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.  He is RBI’s –24th Governor
  •  Sunil Godhwani was recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of –Religare Enterprises Limited
  •  The 2016 G20 Summit was recently concluded in –Hangzhou, China
  •  The country that was recently declared malaria-free by the World Health Organisation is –Sri Lanka
  •  The first Asian to win the Heritage Heroes Award by the International Union for Conservation of Nature is –Bibhuti Lahkar
  •  World’s oldest cricketer who hails from South Africa and died in September 2016-Lindsay Tuckett
  •  Nuakhai festival is celebrated in-Odisha
  •  Fast Attack Craft that was recently handed over to Indian Navy by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited– Tihayu
  •  Urja Mitra Helpline number that was recently launched by Union Government-14401
  •  Report released by UNICEF recently stating the crisis for migrant children-Uprooted: The growing crisis for refugee and migrant children
  •  The former IAS officer who was recently appointed the part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India is –J Satyanarayana
  •  The veteran film director who won the 2015 J.C. Daniel Award is– KG George
  •  The movie that won the Best Film Award at the first BRICS Film Festival that recently concluded in New Delhi is– Thithi
  •  Dharmendra Pradhan recently launched #Gas4India campaign to –promote use of natural gas
  •  The indigenous Light Utility Helicopter recently successfully completed its test flight in Bengaluru. The helicopter is developed by– Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  •  The first edition of Nomad Film Festival 2016 began recently in-New Delhi
  •  The tennis star who set a new record of most number of Grand Slam matches wins is –Serena Williams
  •  Complying with the Supreme Court direction, the state that released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu is –Karnataka
  •  Union Government approved 450 crore rupees for Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim under– the Swadesh Darshan scheme
  •  Maharashtra Government announced a cash reward of 75 lakh rupees for a steeplechase specialist from the state –Lalita Babar, who finished a creditable 10th at the Rio Olympics
  •  The Odisha Government recently launched Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana in –Ganjam, Dhenkanal and Angul districts of the state
  •  The great ape species that has recently been declared as Critically Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature is –Eastern Gorilla
  •  The village that has become the first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana is –Gumthala Garhu
  •  The Mercedes driver who won the 2016 Italian Grand Prix is –Nico Rosberg
  •  Mother Teresa was proclaimed a Saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican. She was declared and defined by the Pope as –Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
  •  International Day of Charity is observed globally on-5 September
  •  The wrestler appointed as the Wrestling Director of the Rohtak University is –Sakshi Malik
  •  Indian Olympic gold medallist who announced his retirement from shooting recently-Abhinav Bindra
  •  Person was elected as the National President of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) for the year 2016-17– K K Aggarwal
  •  Assamese poet and author who won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2002 and died recently in September 2016-Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya
  •  The state that decided to develop 340 villages as Horticulture Villages at a cost of 93 crore rupees during the Golden Jubilee year of the State is –Haryana
  •  India’s mixed doubles pair that won the 2016 Brazil Open Grand Prix is –Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy
  •  The state that signed a long-term lease agreement with Falcon Marine Exports for the operation of Jagatjore Shrimp Culture Project is –Odisha
  •  India A clinched the Quadrangular one-day cricket series by defeating –Australia-A by 57 runs
  •  For crowd control, the Union Government approved the use of Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA) as an alternative to– Pellet Guns
  • Hong Kong topped the chart of the 2016 Track Asia Cup that concluded at the Cycling Velodrome in IG Stadium in New Delhi with –18 medals including 11 Gold, four Silvers and three bronze.

  •  India stood second in the chart of the 2016 Track Asia Cup that concluded at the Cycling Velodrome in IG Stadium in New Delhi with –16 medals, including five gold, four Silver and seven bronze
  •  The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) announced an ambitious collaborative R&D programme to develop next generation, sustainable refrigerant technologies as alternatives to– Hydroflurocarbon (HFCs)
  •  Cricketers who were awarded with Arjuna Award by Sports Minister Vijay Goel are– Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane
  •  In Jammu and Kashmir, one of the founding members of ruling PDP and MP who resigned from the party and membership of Parliament is –Tariq Hameed Karra
  •  India declared itself free from the highly contagious infectious viral disease of birds– Avian influenza (H5N1) or bird flu
  •  India and Sri Lanka on 15 September 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support livelihood of the fishing and farming communities in– Hambantota district
  •  Government of the country has approved a new 18-billion euros nuclear power station after imposing significant new safeguards to protect national security is– Britain
  •  YUDH ABHYAS 2016, a joint military training exercise of Indian and US Armies, commenced at –Chaubattia, Uttarakhand
  •  The winner of the 2016 Calcutta Football League is –East Bengal
  •  BHVS Narayana Murthy was appointed as the Director of Research Centre Imarat. The Research Centre Imarat is –a laboratory of Defence Research Development Organisation
  •  United States’ President Barack Obama recently designated country’s first marine national monument in –Atlantic Ocean
  •  United States’ President Barack Obama recently designated a marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean. The name of the monument is –Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument
  •  The Yazidi woman, kidnapped and held by the Islamic State, who was recently appointed the UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking is –Nadia Murad Basee Taha
  •  The country that will host the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group is– India
  •  The first woman governor of Arizona who passed away recently is– Rose Mofford
  •  The winner of the 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award is –Dinesh Bharadia
  •  The theme of the 2016 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is –Ozone and climate: Restored by a world united
  •  The Indian para-athlete who recently became the first Indian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics is –Devendra Jhajharia
  •  Indian para-athlete Devendra Jhajharia recently won gold medal in –Javelin Throw
  •  The Indian American who won the 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize is –Ramesh Raskar
  •  The National Hindi Divas is annually celebrated on –14 September
  •  The 3rd edition of BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet is being held at –Vishakhapatnam
  •  The winner of the 2016 MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament is –Indian Railways
  •  The Reliance Communications recently agreed to merge with Aircel. The parent company of Aircel is –Maxis Communications
  •  Hiroshi Nakagawa was appointed the Chairman of –Isuzu Motors India
  •  The country that recently announced to resume work on Giant Sea Wall to save its sinking capital is– Indonesia
  •  International Day of Democracy was observed on 15 September 2016 with theme –Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  •  The Defence Ministry has written a letter to CBI seeking a probe into the allegations of kickbacks in the 2008 deal with –Brazilian aircraft maker, Embraer
  •  The United States signed a 38 billion dollars deal with Israel to provide the country with military assistance over a 10-year period, from –2019 to 2028
  •  He was honoured with ‘Tamil Ratna’ award by America Tamil Sangam in September 2016 –Subramanian Swamy
  •  Former England batsman who signed a deal to become Australia’s batting coach until March 2020 is– Graeme Hick
  •  The winner of the 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament is –Indian Blue
  •  The runner-up of the 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament is –India Red
  •  The colour of the ball used during the 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament is –Pink
  •  Morgan Freeman is among the recipients list of 2015 National Medal of Arts to be given by US President Barack Obama. Morgan Freeman is an-Actor
  •  Sikkim’s Sushmita Rai won a bronze medal at– the World Martial Arts Masterships 2016
  •  Fortune’s list of most powerful women based outside the US was topped by –Banco Santander’s Ana Botin
  •  The position at which SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya was placed in Fortune’s list of most powerful women based outside the US  is –Second
  •  Indian’s in the Fortune’s list of most powerful women based outside the US are –SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI head Chanda Kochhar (fifth) and Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma (ninteenth)
  •  He headed by to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty submitted its report to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on 11 September 2016 –Arvind Panagariya, the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog
  •  China and Vietnam on 13 September 2016 agreed to properly manage their differences over territorial disputes in –the South China Sea
  •  The typhoon that became the strongest in 21 years that brought violent winds in Taiwan is –Meranti
  •  The para-athlete who will be India’s flag bearer in the closing ceremony of the Rio Paralympics is –Thangavelu Mariyappan
  •  Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman will soon be appointed as Director of the Board. The Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics is –Lee Jae-yong
  •  The actor who was recently named as the brand ambassador of the Samajwadi Pension Yojana is –Vidya Balan
  •  Armenian President appointed Karen Karapetyan as the Prime Minister of Armenia. The president of the country is –Serzh Sargsyan
  •  Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India appointed Liro Rossi as the Chief Executive Officer of –Holiday Club resorts
  •  The stock exchange became the first Indian stock exchange to file Initial Public Offering with SEBI is –Bombay Stock Exchange
  •  The Indian athlete who became the first Indian woman to bag a medal at the Paralympics is –Deepa Malik
  •  The state government that officially launched AIR Regional News Unit’s Facebook page is –Chhattisgarh
  •  The 2016 India-US Economic Summit will be held in –New Delhi
  •  The Union Cabinet approved the creation of the Higher Education Financing Agency for –Creating capital assets in higher educational institutions
  •  The Union Government recently released Direct Selling Guidelines 2016 framework to –Protect consumers from Ponzi frauds
  •  The world’s wilderness has reduced by a tenth in the past two decades, according to a study conducted by the scientists from –the University of Queensland in Australia
  •  The Union Cabinet recently approved the extension of contract between Ministry of Earth Sciences and the International Seabed Authority for exploration of-Polymetallic Nodules
  •  The first BRICS Wellness Workshop was held in –Bengaluru
  •  Indian athlete Deepa Malik recently bagged a silver medal at the Rio Paralympics. She won the medal in-Shotput F-53 event
  •  The winner of the 2016 US Open Women’s Singles title is –Angelique Kerber
  •  Angelique Kerber became the second German player to win the US Open. The first German player to win the US Open is –Steffi Graf
  •  The winner of the 2016 US Open Men’s Doubles title is –Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares
  •  The world’s first driverless bus service was launched recently in –Lyon, France
  •  The winner of the 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title is –Stan Wawrinka
  •  The veteran journalist associated with Sulabh Patrika who passed away recently is– Ramsewak Shrivastava
  •  The drama series that became the Most-Awarded Drama in Emmy History is –Game of Thrones
  •  The Union Cabinet approved the formation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council. The Council will be created as per –Article 279A of the amended Constitution
  •  Under the fresh flexi-fund guidelines for Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), flexi-funds in each CSS have been increased from the current 10 percent to –25 percent for states
  •  Under the fresh flexi-fund guidelines for Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), flexi-funds in each CSS have been increased from the current 10 percent to –30 percent for Union Territories
  •  The state that notified the guidelines for transparent auction and scientific mining and hiked the penalty for offences under the mining act is –Himachal Pradesh
  •  The winner of the 2016 Durand Cup football title is –Army Green
  •  The country whose surgeons performed the world’s first robotic operation inside the eye is –The United Kingdom
  •  The first Indian cueist to win a medal at the Sangsom 6 Red Snooker World Championship  is –Pankaj Advani
  •  The player defeated by Stan Wawrinka who won the 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title is –Novak Djokovic

 

  • Indian Air Force successfully fired the recently acquired long range air-to-air MICA missile on a manoeuvring target from –Mirage-2000 Upgrade combat aircraft
  •  The renowned Hindi and Urdu writer, playwright and television personality, who died in New Delhi is –Reoti Saran Sharma
  •  Delhi government on 23 September 2016 increased the retirement age of doctors working in its hospitals from 62 to –65
  •  The eighth edition of India-Russia Joint Military Exercise ‘INDRA-2016’ begun in –Ussiriysk District in Vladivostok, Russia
  •  The UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura called the Syrian crisis the worst humanitarian tragedy since –the Second World War
  •  Test captain of the Pakistan national cricket team who became the first Pakistani to receive the prestigious ICC Test Championship mace after topping in the ICC Test Team Rankings –Misbah-ul-Haq
  •  He was appointed as India’s Ambassador to the US –Navtej Sarna
  •  He was appointed as the Chief Justice of Kerala High Court –Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar
  •  India and France inked the 7.8-billion Euro deal for –36 Rafale fighter jets
  •  State that will now have its own bravery awards and these awards will be given out on Independence Day and Republic Day every year is –Delhi
  •  Afghanistan signed a peace agreement with one of the country’s largest militant groups Hezb-e-Islami led by –Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
  •  Two Indian forest officials, who were selected for the 2016 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Awards are –Sanjay Dutta and Ritesh Sarothiya
  •  Hindustani classical singer who will be honoured with the annual ‘LalitArpan Samman’ this year is –Shubha Mudgal
  •  The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signed a contract with M/s DST, Germany to design vessels, especially suited to navigate the 1620 km stretch of –National Waterway-1 (NW-1)
  •  Author of the book “Citizen and Society” that was launched by President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is –Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari
  •  China’s city that is set to host India Week celebrations with a business and investment meeting to be attended by CEOs of top Indian firms is –Yangzhou
  •  Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the 10 percent reservation given to economically weaker sections in– Haryana
  •  Winners of the 2016 Right Livelihood Award widely referred as the Alternative Nobel Prize are –Syria Civil Defence (The White Helmets), Egypt’s Mozn Hassan and Nazra for Feminist Studies, Russia’s Svetlana Gannushkina and Turkish daily Cumhuriyet
  •  The state where about 52000 government primary and upper primary schools functioning under the School and Mass Education Department, have no teacher for each class is –Odisha
  •  The country where the Muslim Brotherhood has made a return to parliament after winning 16 seats in the 130-member house is– Jordan
  •  Government’s think-tank Niti Aayog has devised a short-term and medium-to-long term action plan to help India achieve 50 medals in –2024 summer Olympics
  •  The company that has landed a 99.7-million dollar contract from Vietnam Border Guard to design, construct and supply high-speed patrol vessels is –Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
  •  Two institutions that signed an MoU to work jointly towards sustainable development of the tea sector are –the United Planters’ Association of Southern India (UPASI) and the China Tea Marketing Association (CTMA)
  •  Asian Development Bank in September 2016 approved 631 million US dollars loan for-Visakhapatnam-Chennai industrial corridor
  •  Two companies that recently signed MoU with Dhamra LNG Terminal Private Limited for taking equity stake in the Terminal-Indian Oil Corporation Limited and GAIL India Limited
  • CCEA approved the partial capital grant of 5176 crore rupees for development of 2539 km long Jagdishpur-Haidia and Bokaro-Dhamra Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project to– GAIL (India) Limited
  •  Person appointed as the World Bank Country Director for India recently-Junaid Ahmad
  •  PV Bharathi was recently appointed as the Executive Director (ED) of-Canara Ban
  •  Oscar-winning director of movie LA Confidential who passed away recently-Curtis Hanson
  •  The India cricketer who was recently named the captain of the India’s all time Test XI by Wisden is –MS Dhoni
  •  The person recently appointed the chairman of the BCCI Selection Committee is –MSK Prasad
  •  The Indian industrialist who was recently conferred the Clinton Global Citizen Award is –Adi Godrej
  •  Person sworn in as the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court-Girish Chandra Gupta
  • The team lifted the title of the Obaidullah Khan Heritage Cup Hockey Tournament by defeating Indian Railways –Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL)
  •  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval for initiating the process of winding up of Hindustan Diamond Company Private Limited (HDCPL), which is a –50:50 joint venture of the Union Government and De Beers Centenary Mauritius Limited (DBCML)
  •  The Union Cabinet approved the signing and ratification of agreement for the exchange of information with respect to Taxes with– Samoa
  •  The Union Cabinet approved the provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) between –Mainland (Chennai) and Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  •  The two nations that was requested by Assam Government to immediately rectify their travel advisory to its citizens to the state –UK and Australia
  •  Country that topped the World Economic Freedom (WEF) Index 2016– Hong Kong
  • India stood at which position in the World Economic Freedom (WEF) Index 2016-112th
  • Nobel laureate who was honoured as the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by the Harvard Foundation-Aung San Suu Kyi
  •  Person appointed as the India’s Ambassador to Sweden recently-Monika Kapil Mohta
  • Transportation app Ola in September 2016 tied-up for Cab Booking Interface Integration with-Yatra.Com
  •  Country hit by Typhoon Meranti recently-China
  •  Joint Sea-2016 naval exercise was conducted between-China and Russia
  •  Person appointed as the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India recently-VK Sharma
  • International Day of Peace was observed across the world on 21 September 2016 with theme –The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace
  •  The Giant African Land Snail (GALS) was spotted in the campus of –the Goa University at Taleigao
  •  Number of cities in the third list of Smart Cities that was released by Union Government –27
  •  Scientists at MIT have developed a spectroscopic technique that would help the 2020 Mars Rover to identify the signs of life at –Mars
  •  Rushiraj Barot won gold in the junior men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event in– ISSF Junior World Cup
  •  The state that objected to Genetically-Modified (GM) mustard from being considered for commercial cultivation in India is –Kerala
  •  Two-day North East Connectivity Summit was held in-Agartala
  •  Person who resigned as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jubilant FoodWorks Limited recently-Ajay Kaul
  •  Company acquired by Facebook recently to build Wi-Fi drones, data servers and virtual reality goggles faster-Nascent Objects
  •  Service launched by Indian Railways recently to facilitate access to wheelchairs, battery operated cars for elderly, differently-abled people-Yatri Mitra Sewa
  •  World Leaders recently at the United Nations General Assembly Summit for Refugees and Migrants adopted the-New York Declaration
  •  Company that was recently conferred with the prestigious membership of the Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group-Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  •  The first football referee of Odisha who recently passed away at age of 100 is –Narottam Mohanty
  • Naropa Festival recently started in Ladakh region of India. The festival is also known as –Kumbh of Himalayas
  •  A team of researchers recently created a three-dimensional lung, called as organoids. This technique could be used to study specifically– Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  •  The financial services firm with which the Board of Control for Cricket in India recently tied up is –Janalakshmi Financial Services
  •  Anandi Ramalingam has been appointed as the first woman Director (Marketing) of –Bharat Electronics Limited
  •  He became the first minority actor in 18 years to win the Emmy Award for best leading actor in a drama series –Rami Malek
  •  India successfully test-fired the most advanced surface-to-air missile off the Odisha coast –‘Barak-8’
  •  Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on 19 September 2016 inaugurated the super computer PARAM ISHAN at –IIT Guwahati campus
  •  President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party on 19 September 2016 won the Russian parliamentary election by securing 343 seats of the total 450 in –Duma, the lower house of Russian Parliament
  •  The Cauvery Supervisory Committee headed by Shashi Shekhar directed Karnataka to release 3000 cusecs of water per day from 21 to 30 September 2016 to –Tamil Nadu
  •  Guided Missile Destroyer Ship that was launched recently at Mazagaon Dock Ship Builders Limited (MDL), Mumbai-INS Mormugao
  •  Malayalam critic chosen for the prestigious N Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award 2016-M Leelavathy
  •  Pulitzer-winning US playwright who authored the masterpiece Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and died recently-Edward Albee
  •  Person appointed as the Head of International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT) recently-Ravi Reddy
  •  Sports personality appointed as Brand Ambassador of Punjab National Bank recently-Virat Kohli
  •  The UPSC member who was recently appointed the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission is-Alka Sirohi
  •  Charkhi Dadri has been recently declared as the 22nd district of –Haryana
  •  The Indian hearing-impaired shooter who won the bronze medal in the first World Deaf Shooting Championships is –Priyesha Deshmukh\
  •  The recent joint naval exercises conducted between China and Russia in the South China Sea is –Joint Sea-2016
  •  The drama series that won the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards is –Game of Thrones
  •  The Indian wrestler who won gold medal in Junior World Wrestling Championships is –Manisha
  •  Indian shooters clinched seven medals, including three golds, on the opening day of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun at –Gabala in Azerbaijan
  •  The new import policy for marble and travertine blocks and marble and granite slabs notified by the government will come into effect from –1 October 2016
  •  First Indian music and dance festival aimed to showcase the country’s rich and diverse culture was kicked off in –Sydney, Australia
  •  7-day-long Naropa festival is being celebrated in-Jammu and Kashmir

 

  • Renowned Bangla writer who passed away recently and was known for writing patriotic songs of 1971 Liberation War-Syed Shamsul Haq

  • International Day of Non-Violence is observed every year on-2 October
  • Person appointed as the Managing Director of Abbott India Ltd recently-Ambati Venu
  • Person appointed as the Vice-Chairman of Press Trust of India recently-Viveck Goenka
  • Five companies that recently joined hands to announce a historic partnership on artificial intelligence and machine learning-Facebook, Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft
  • Indian Monument that recently bagged an award for Cleanest Iconic Place at the Indian Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN) 2016-Rani ki Vav, Gujarat
  • Country that began the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity Vietnam 2016 at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang, Vietnam with Vietnamese navies-USA
  • State that recently joined the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) of the Union Government-Puducherry
  • Javelin thrower who broke the national record and became the first Indian to cross the 60m mark on the penultimate day of the 56th Open National Athletics Championships, Lucknow-Annu Rani
  • Union Government announced how much cash reward for the medal winners of Rio Paralympics-90 lakh Rupees
  • The 18th edition of World Congress of Criminology will be held in India in December 2016 in-Sonipat, Haryana
  • Bank that signed a memorandum of understanding with Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company for distribution of mutual fund products-Karnataka Bank Ltd
  • Hospital that launched a medical rehabilitation hospital in Hyderabad recently jointly with Italy’s KOS group-Apollo Hospitals
  • Country that passed a landmark bill giving its small Hindu minority the right to register marriages recently-Pakistan
  • Person appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Scooters India under the Ministry of Heavy Industries recently-R Sreenivasulu
  •  The Executive Director of Indian Bank appointed as the Executive Director of the Indian Overseas Bank is –R Subramania Kumar
  •  The former Wipro employee appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of online fashion portal Myntra is –Dipanjan Basu
  •  The Union Government recently notified the constitution of the Monetary Policy Committee. The Chairperson of the Committee will be –Governor of Reserve Bank of India
  •  The airport that was awarded the Best Tourist Friendly Airport under the category for State Annual Excellence Awards by Andhra Pradesh Tourism is –Tirupati Airport
  •  The sportsperson appointed as the ambassador of Nissan’s newly-launched car Datsun redi-Go Sport is –Sakshi Malik
  •  Person appointed as the Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library recently-Shakti Sinha
  •  Person appointed as the Chairman of Press Trust of India recently-Riyadh Mathew
  •  Policy launched by Railways Ministry recently to ensure women participation in Indian Railways-Policy providing sub quota of 33% to women for the allotment in catering units
  •  The International Translation Day was on 30 September 2016 observed across the world with the theme-Translation and Interpreting: Connecting Worlds
  •  West Bengal government decided to install monorail from –Budge Budge in South 24-Parganas to Ruby Connector in Kolkata
  •  The district of West Bengal that was declared as an open-defecation free (ODF) district in September 2016 is– Hooghly
  •  The noted Telugu writer who was conferred the Moortidevi Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith for the year 2015 for his novel Ananta Jeevanam is –Prof. Kalakaluri Enoch
  •  The Union Government on 30 September 2016 decided to raise the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) investment in Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) from existing 5 per cent to –10 per cent
  •  NDA government’s programme that was launched to reach out the minority community and publicize the various welfare measures taken by the government for their betterment –Progress Panchayat
  •  Patna High Court quashed Bihar government notification completely banning liquor in the state by saying that the notification is –Ultra Vires to the Constitution
  •  The Union Cabinet recently approved closure of– Hindustan Cables Limited
  •  The world’s first baby was born from a new procedure that combines the DNA of three people. The name of the procedure is –Mitochondrial Donation
  •  The country with which Russia recently signed an agreement on Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation is –Cuba
  •  Indian women’s Kabbadi team on 28 September 2016 bagged gold medal at –the 5th Asian Beach Games
  •  The Union Government on 28 September 2016 approved assistance of 1269 crore rupees for drought affected– Maharashtra
  •  The former Australian cricketer, nicknamed as Tangles, who passed away recently is –Max Walker
  •  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 28 September 2016 approved ‘Project SAKSHAM’ that is –New Indirect Tax Network (Systems Integration) of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC)
  •  Four SAARC member countries that decided to boycott the 19th SAARC Summit to be hosted by Pakistan from 9 to 10 November 2016 are– India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan
  •  Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Telangana government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide digital classes across the state through its state channel named –Mana TV
  •  World Maritime Day was observed across the world on 29 September 2016 with the years theme –Shipping: indispensable to the world
  •  The US and Vietnamese navies have begun the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA), Vietnam 2016 at –Tien Sa Port in Da Nang
  •  The annual cap of coal for sale through State Nominated Agencies has been hiked from four thousand two hundred tonnes per annum to –Ten thousand tonnes per annum
  •  Outlet of the pharmacy was inaugurated by Union Health Minister JP Nadda at Gauhati medical college and hospital –AMRIT pharmacy
  •  The second Italian marine accused of killing two Indian fishermen who was allowed to remain in his country by Supreme Court is –Massimiliano Latorre
  •  The two-day national conference on Prison Reforms will be held in –New Delhi
  •  Air India will introduce three more flights on the Australia-India air route next year, increasing the frequency to –10 flights per week
  •  Union Cabinet in September 2016 approved MoU between India and Singapore in the field of-Industrial Property Cooperation
  •  Region declared as Measles free recently by WHO-The Americas
  •  Person appointed as the Chief Secretary to the Karnataka Government recently-Subhash Chandra Khuntia
  •  Person elected as the President of Indian Statistical Institute recently– Vijay Kelkar
  •  The World Heart Day is celebrated every year on-29 September
  •  Jim Yong Kim was recently reappointed as the President of –the World Bank
  •  The five symbols included in the Official Emblem for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India unveiled recently are –Indian Ocean, Banyan Tree, Kite and Starburst
  •  The airport that became the first in the Asia-Pacific region to achieve the Carbon Neutrality status by Airport Carbon Accreditation is –Indira Gandhi International Airport
  •  The music composer who will be honoured with the 2016 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement of the Maharashtra Government is –Uttam Singh
  •  The American filmmaker, often called as the Godfather of Gore, who died recently is –Herschell Gordon Lewis
  •  The two countries that recently held first high level dialogue on counter-terrorism and security are –India and China
  •  Shimon Peres, who passed away recently, was the former President and Prime Minister of –Israel
  •  India’s rank in the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2016-2017 that was released by World Economic Forum –39
  •  The country that topped the Global Competitiveness Index, (GCI) 2016-17 –Switzerland
  •  India on 28 September 2016 observed the 109th birth anniversary of revolutionary socialist –Shaheed Bhagat Singh
  •  The person who was appointed as first US ambassador to Cuba in 55 years by President Barack Obama –Jeffrey DeLaurentis
  •  World Health Organization (WHO) on 27 September 2016 released its report on pollution, which is extremely worrying with a claim that– 92 percent of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits
  •  Jupiter’s Moon where the astronomers from US space agency NASA found evidence of possible water plumes –Europa
  •  The Maharashtra government informed the Bombay High Court that it has decided to increase the financial assistance given to women convicts after their release from prison from –5000 rupees to 25000 rupees
  •  The state two which union Government assured all support to in tackling the spread of Scrub typhus disease in the State –Himachal Pradesh
  •  A new species of a ground-dwelling lizard was recently discovered in Mumbai. The lizard is named after-Varad Giri
  •  The IFS officer who has been appointed as the Indian Ambassador to the United States of America is –Navtej Sarna
  •  The world’s largest solar power plant has recently opened at– Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu
  •  The winner of the Belgium Open title of the table tennis in the men’s singles category is– Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
  •  The theme of the 2016 World Tourism Day is –Tourism for All – promoting universal accessibility
  •  The freedom fighter who symbolised Gandhian and Communist values who passed away recently is –K Madhavan
  •  The instant messaging mobile application launched by Google is –Allo
  •  India played its 500th Test cricket match at Green Park, Kanpur against –New Zealand
  •  He was chosen as Man of the Match during the 1st test match between India and New Zealand –Ravinder Jadeja
  •  Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh gave away Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Antyodaya Krishi Puruskars to 12 farmers for their contribution in –Agriculture Sector
  •  International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons was observed on –26 September
  •  Puducherry Government decided to write off all farm loans taken in the Union Territory from –Co-operative Banks
  •  Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh laid the foundation stone of a Gokul Gram at Mathura in Uttar Pradesh for– Conservation and development of native cattle breeds
  •  To mark the world tourism day today, Kerala Tourism will organise Sugama Sancharam – barrier-free-travel – a unique event that will take about 100 differently abled delegates for –a one-day tour
  •  Union Government will soon set up inter-ministerial task force to exploit the full potential of the rivers Indus, Chenab, and Jhelum as per-the Indus Water Treaty
  •  Union Government launched the media campaign for Swachh Bharat Mission. The campaign features –actor Amitabh Bachchan and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
  •  The Indo-US joint military exercise that concluded at Chaubattia in Uttarakhand is –Yudh Abhyas
  •  The first Russian-Pakistani joint military exercise, which recently commenced in Pakistan, is –Druzhba-2016
  •  The Indian player who recently won India’s first medal at Asian Beach Games is –Pincky Balhara
  •  The winner of the 2016 St Petersburg Open Men’s Doubles title is– Dominic Inglot and Henri Kontinen
  •  The winner of the 2016 St Petersburg Open Men’s Singles title is –Alexander Zverev
  •  US golfer Arnold Palmer recently passed away. He was nicknamed as –The King
  •  The country that recently launched world’s biggest radio telescope in search for extraterrestrial life is –China
  •  Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched eight satellites in two different orbits in a single mission with –PSLV C35 rocket
  •  The satellite of students of IIT, Bombay that was launched in ISRO’s launch in which it sent eight satellites to space under one mission is –Pratham
  •  The satellites that was carried into space as the primary payload of India is –SCATSAT-1
  •  The satellite developed by a consortium-led by the PES University in Bengaluru that would explore remote sensing applications is –PISAT
  •  The senior IAS officer who was appointed as the Additional Secretary in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council –Arun Goyal
  •  He bagged the Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title –India’s Velavan Senthilkumar
  •  The Union Health Ministry has decided to launch Mission Parivar Vikas in 145 High Focus districts in seven statess for –improved family planning services
  •  Off-spinner from India who became the fastest Indian and second overall to take 200 wickets, reaching the milestone in his 37th Test is –Ravichandran Ashwin
  •  Tamil film directed by Vetrimaran and produced by Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films that was selected as India’s entry in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards (Oscars) to be held in 2017 –Visaranai

Source :- Jagarnjosh

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