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NDA & CDS 2017 Exams: Important Facts of September 2017

Oct 10, 2017 16:02 IST
    NDA & CDS 2017 Exams: Current Affairs Recap – September 2017
    NDA & CDS 2017 Exams: Current Affairs Recap – September 2017

    For the benefit of NDA & NA (II) 2017 Exam as well as CDS  (II) Exam 2017 aspirants, the Jagran Josh is providing the important current affairs events that happened in September 2017. They are as follows –

    National & States

    • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched this scheme to provide last mile power connectivity to all rural and urban households - Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana-Saubhagya

    • A multi-agency exercise Pralay Sahayam was recently conducted on - the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad

    • The rank of India in the recently released Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017-18 is - 40th

    • Mobile app launched by Union Government for Divyangs - Divyang Sarathi

    • Web portal launched by the Union Government for effective implementation of National Child Labour Project – PENCIL

    • Ship that was recently commissioned into Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai - INS Tarasa

    • Scheme approved by Union Government which comes under the purview of Internal Security Scheme - Modernisation of State Police Forces (MPF) Scheme

    • The 190th Gunners Day was celebrated on - 28 September 2017

    • The India International Science Festival 2017 will be held in October 2017 in – Chennai

    • This Indian state has become the first in the world to launch electric bus service at an altitude of 13 thousand feet – Himachal Pradesh

    • India's first indigenously built Scorpene submarine which was delivered to Indian Navy recently - INS Kalvari

    • This state has become the first one in India to set up family welfare committees – Tripura

    • The Andhra Pradesh Government inked an MoU with a US-based company to introduce futuristic Hyperloop transportation system in – Amravati

    • NITI Aayog on 5 September 2017 launched the National Nutrition Strategy aimed at - Kuposhan Mukt Bharat

    • The bank that for the first time was identified as the Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) by RBI in its latest release of 2017 is – HDFC Bank

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    World Events

    • The country that recently enacted world's strictest ban on plastic bags is - Kenya

    • Scheme launched in Melaka, Malaysia to promote the concept of energy efficiency - UJALA

    • Joint military exercise “DRUZBA 2017” began recently between - Pakistan and Russia

    • A naval exercise named SLINEX 20117 is being held near Vishakhapatnam in Bay of Bengal. The other country take part in the exercise along with India is - Sri Lanka

    • As per a recent report, the storm that is going to be the most expensive weather disaster in the history of the United States of America is - Hurricane Harvey

    • The US and UAE joint military exercise that began in Abu Dhabi - Iron Union 5

    • The 51st International Literacy Day was celebrated globally with this theme - Literacy in a Digital World

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    Persons in News

    • She has been elected as the first full-time woman Defence Minister of India - Nirmala Sitharaman

    • India on 16 September 2017 mourned the passing of this iconic 1965 Indo-Pak war hero, the first-ever Marshal of the Indian Air Force - Arjan Singh

    • The woman weightlifting player from India who in September 2017 won a gold medal in 44kg weight category in the Commonwealth Youth (boys & girls) weightlifting championships held at Gold Coast, Australia is - Konsam Ormila Devi

    • The IPS officer appointed as the Director-General of the National Investigation Agency is - Y C Modi

    • Winner of 2017 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize - Maryna Viazovska

    • Head of the recently constituted Prime Minister Economic Advisory Council - Bibek Debroy

    • The Indian scientist chosen for the 2017 Von Hippel Award is - C N R Rao

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    Sports

    • The player who won the 2017 BWF Korean Open Super Series Women’s Singles title is - PV Sindhu

    • The athlete chosen as the first Indian to be picked as representative of the International Boxing Association for the IOC Athletes’ Forum is - Mary Kom

    • This Indian shuttler won the women's singles Under-19 title at the Belgian Junior Open badminton tournament - Vaishnavi Jakka Reddy

    • The winner of the women's singles of U.S. Open Grand Slam Carrom tournament is - Tejasvi Duduka

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