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Current Affairs Questions Answers for September 2014-One liners

Oct 1, 2014 12:08 IST

One liner for the month of September 2014 covers all the important events which have the potential to be asked in various competitive exams. The students will find these one liners of immense help during their course of preparation.

• Jaipur Pink Panther owned by Abhisek Bachchan won the inaugural title of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League after defeated - U Mumba owned by Unilazer Sports

• The revived Nalanda University started its first session with 15 students in its makeshift campus at - the Buddhist pilgrim town of Rajgir

• Zimbabwe for the first time in 31 years defeated Australia in the one-day match played at - the Harare Sports Club

• India-Japan Annual Summit 2014 was held at Tokyo, Japan during the visit of - Prime Minister Narendra Modi

• Himachal Pradesh High Court banned animal sacrifice throughout the state in any place of public religious worship - to appease deities

• Union Government relaxed the import norms of Onion by allowing - fumigation in India up to 30 November 2014

• Former CJI P Sathasivam is the first Chief Justice of India to be appointed as - the Governor of a sate

• Former CJI P Sathasivam appointed as the new Governor of - Kerala

• To grant more autonomy to the Lokpal search committee, the Union Government amended - Rule 10 of Lokpal Search Committee Rules

• A Terrorist Outfit created by Al-Qaeda to spread jihad in South Asia is - Qaedat al-Jihad

• President of India, Pranab Mukherjee released a set of eight Commemorative Postage Stamps on Indian Musicians brought out by - the Department of Posts

• Mrunalinidevi Puar, Chancellor of Maharaja Sayajirao University was conferred with the Best Manager award at - the Oxford Summit of Leaders (Science and Education) in UK

• Justice Dharmadhikari Committee recommended complete ban on dance bars in – Maharashtra

• Multiple entry visa (X Visa) for staying in India for one-year has been granted to - Taslima Nasreen, the controversial writer of Bangladesh

• Union Government approved 7 percent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) to - Central Government employees and pensioners, respectively

• The Supreme Court of India asked the Union Government to clarify its stand on granting dual citizenship of children who are born in India via - an Indian surrogate mother, while the biological mother of children is a foreign national

• Australian Government's New Colombo Plan for India was launched at Mumbai University on 4 September 2014 by - Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott

• Teachers Day was observed across India on - 5 September 2014

• Union Home Ministry on 5 September 2014 approved setting up of a task force to monitor and expedite - the processing of citizenship and Long Term Visa (LTV) applications

• India and Australia signed a pact on civil nuclear energy deal and opened decks for - the sale of Australian uranium to India

• A group of researchers announced that they have discovered fossilized remains of an enormous species of a long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur that weighs nearly 60 tons in - the Patagonian hills of Argentina

• India won the 5-match One-Day International (ODI) series played against - England by 3-1

• Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares lifted Mixed Doubles trophy of the US Open after defeating a team of - Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez

• Union Home Minister has directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to identify land for the rehabilitation of - Kashmiri migrants

• World number one Serena Williams won her third consecutive - US Open trophy

• Indian Air Force Chief Marshal Arup Raha at the Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park in New Delhi inaugurated - India’s first Air Veteran Rally

• Sushma Swaraj was on a two day visit to Bahrain where she attended - the Indian Diaspora Engagement meet for Indian businesses

• WTI and TCL signed a MoU to set up India’s first of its kind Coral Garden in Gujarat at - Mithapur coastal region of Devbhoomi-Swarka district

• The 22-nation Arab League agreed to join the global coalition to counter the threat of jihadist militants from - the Islamic State Group.

• The Union Minister of Human Resource Development Smriti Irani as a part of International Literacy Day 2014 celebrations inaugurated - KRITI Exhibition 2014

• Marin Cilic of Croatia won the Men’s Singles title at the US Open after defeating - Kei Nishikori of Japan

• 2014 Midori Prize in Biodiversity winners are - Dr. Kamal Bawa (India), Dr. Alfred Oteng-Yeboah (Ghana) and Dr. Bibiana Vila (Argentina)

• A film Court that won best debut award at 71st Venice Film Festival is – a Debut film of Chaitanya Tamhane

• Union Government cleared a 679-member squad to represent India in - the 17th edition of the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea

• To spread the message of conservation of the Himalayan ecosystems, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand officially declared 9 September as - Himalaya Diwas

• First Indian to visit to the stratosphere, the second layer of the Earth’s atmosphere – TN Suresh Kumar

• Scientists at IISc have developed two electron-rich fluorescent polymers that can detect - commonly-used explosives

• Union Government has identified five locations for development of - no-frills airports in four states of India

• Senior IAS officer Subhash Chandra Garg was appointed as - the Executive Director (ED) of World Bank

• National Hindi Divas (Hindi Day) was observed across India on - 14 September 2014

• Japan Nuclear Regulation Authority gave its final safety approval to restart two reactors of - Sendai nuclear plant located in south-west Kyushu, Japan

• ICC suspended Pakistani off-spinner from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect for illegal bowling action - Saeed Ajmal

• SC questioned logic behind the Kerala state government’s new policy for limiting - bar licenses to only five-star hotels.

• CCEA approved the disinvestment of the stake of - Coal Indian Limited (CIL), Oil and Natural Gas Company (ONGC) and National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC).

• Rajasthan High Court ordered to stop discrimination on basis of caste in cremation at various crematoriums in Jaipur and asked - Jaipur Municipal Corporation to submit an action taken report

• Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched the Reefer Vehicle Call-in-Centre (RVC) for - smooth transportation of perishable goods

• Al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front released 45 captured Fijian UN peacekeepers that were captured from - the Syrian Golan Heights

• The International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer was observed on 16 September 2014 with a theme - Ozone Layer Protection: The Mission Goes On

• Rajnath Singh inaugurated the integration of BSF with BISAG project of Gujarat Government at BSF Camp in - Bhuj, Gujarat

• Youngest Indian sailor of Optimist Dinghy category who represented India at the Asian Games - 12-year-old Chitresh Tatha

• Barack Obama authorised US air strikes against ISIS militants for the first time in Syria and escalate it in Iraq on the eve of - the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attack

• Indian shuttler HS Prannoy won - Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold

• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) closed down six Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) who were suspected of being used - to route illegal money

• The British aid worker, who was beheaded by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants - David Haines

• Chinese Army stopped Indians from using water supply and construction work at - the T-Point of Demchok area of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir

• An International Conference to help Iraq in fighting the Islamic State militants and accelerate the humanitarian relief operations was held in – Paris, France

• AIBA Executive Committee Bureau formally recognised Boxing India as the provisional AIBA National Federation to represent - the sport of boxing in India

• India and Vietnam on signed seven pacts to further strengthen their - strategic partnership in key sector

• CCEA approved 4754 crore for power transmission scheme in - Arunachal and Sikkim

• Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation in August 2014 declined to - 5-year low of 3.74 percent

• The World’s Highest and Toughest Marathon to be held at an altitude of 3534 meter (11562 feet) is - Ladakh Marathon

• Ukraine’s Parliament ratified the historic EU pact that is an Association Agreement and placed - Ukraine on the path to EU membership

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 11 schemes under - Swavalamban Abhiyan, an initiative of the Gujarat Government

• Supreme Court asked Government, why departmental action cannot be initiated for misconduct against top ranking army officers for involvement in - illegal sale of arms

• SC directed Union and state governments to give details of action taken to implement the pre-conception and pre-natal diagnostic techniques (PNDT) Act that prohibits - pre-natal sex determination

• The 17th Asian Games also known as XVII Asiad commenced at - Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon, South Korea

• NTPC and Andhra Pradesh government signed a MoU for developing - 1000 MW solar power(s) in Andhra Pradesh

• The Union Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry approved financial assistance to Delhi government for survey on - mapping and estimating the size of street children

• Goa became a permanent venue for - the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

• The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) allowed players to wear - religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis

• Former DGP of Assam, Sanker Baruah committed suicide in Guwahati after his residence was raided by CBI in connection to - Saradha chit fund case

• International Boxing Association (AIBA) permitted Indian boxers (pugilists) to take part in the 17th Asian Games 2014 under - the national tricolor

• Rajasthan became the first Indian state to ratify - the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill 2014

• President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on ISIS was approved by - the US House of Representatives and Senate

• Indian Air Force on 18 September 2014 gifted a vintage Dakota aircraft from its museum to - Bangladesh Air Force

• India and China signed sixteen agreements to strengthen the strategic and bilateral relations between the two countries during the three-day state visit of - President of China Xi Jingping

• Bangladesh Parliament unanimously passed the 16th Constitutional Amendment Bill that reinstates - Article 96 of Constitution and empowers Parliament to impeach Supreme Court Judges

• Scotland has rejected independence and decided to stay with - United Kingdom

• Music Maestro Mandolin player who died in Chennai following a failed liver transplant at the age of 45 is - Uppalapu Srinivas

• The Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah launched a Unicode based mobile app in - Kannada for android phones

• To help the first generation entrepreneurs and skilled youths to set up micro and small enterprises in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gagoi launched - an Angel Fund

• India and China agreed to establish a Joint Working Group to promote facilitation in - the film sector

• The Supreme Court asked the Union Government to make its stand clear on fixation of the price for gas from - Krishna-Godavri basin

• All India Radio News started free SMS service to provide news in - Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri and Nepali

• The CBI will investigate the circumstances of the FIPB approval given by the then Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in - the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006

• Union Urban Development Ministry and International organisation Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation agreed on a partnership to promote - user friendly toilets to improve sanitation system in India

• The Prime Minister has called for making Mission Swacch Bharat a mass movement so that the aim of creating a clean India can be achieved by - 2019

• In Punjab, veteran Akali leader and former president of the Shiromani Akali Dal and Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee - Jagdev Singh Talwandi died at Ludhiana

• Rescue operation undertaken by Indian Army during Jammu and Kashmir floods - Operation Megh Rahat

• President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on ISIS was approved by – the US House of Representatives

• The state to be the first Indian state to ratify the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2014 that was passed by the Parliament in August 2014 is – Rajasthan

• Indian boxers (pugilists) has been permitted by International Boxing Association (AIBA) to participate in the 17th Asian Games 2014 under the national tricolor after – Hockey India got provisional recognition of AIBA

• Prithviraj Chavan resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra after his government was - reduced to a minority

• Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has decided to roll out Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) programme in the country under the brand name – FASTag

• FIBA allowed players to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a – trial basis of 2-year

• The Delhi’s Narula brothers who became the first ever contestants to win 7 crore rupees in Kaun Banega Crorepati show, hosted by Amitabh Bachchan are - Achin and Sarthak Narula

• To provide prompt help to the victims of crime against women, the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to open - Nirbhaya Centers in all districts of the state

• To put an end to the violence in the country and replace the government in power, the Yemen President signed a peace deal with - Shiite Houthi rebels

• The UK Parliament backed the resolution that seeks British participation in the US-led air strikes against - militants of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq

• Chinese People's Liberation Army pitched seven tents within the Indian Territory at - Point 30R Post in Chumar area of Ladakh

• The annual Indo-US combined military exercise that was held at Ranikhet in Uttarakhand - Yudh Abhyas 2014

• The BCCI Working Committee extended Ravi Shastri’s tenure as Director of Indian Cricket team till end of - 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup

• Leander Paes and Marcin Matkowski won - the ATP Malaysian Open men’s doubles title

• Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu was sworn-in as - the 42nd Chief Justice of India

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York in - Hindi

• Special Court in Bangalore found Jayalalithaa guilty in the disproportionate assets case and jailed her for - 4 years with a fine of 100 crore rupees

• United Nation Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) estimated that the Indian economy will grow - at 5.5 percent in the current fiscal

• CSIR on 26 September 2014 announced the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards 2014 for - ten scientists in recognition of their work

• SBI, the country’s largest lender announced that it has signed a Line of Credit (LoC) of 500 million dollar with - Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank)

• India’s market regulator, SEBI notified the final rules for setting up of - the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Regulations 2014 and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) Regulations 2014

• World Heart Day was observed across the world on 29 September 2014 with its theme - Heart Choices NOT Hard Choices

• Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh of Australia were selected as - Bradman Honouree 2014

• The year-long centenary commemoration of 1914 Komagata Maru Incident was inaugurated by - Union Ministry of Culture on completion of 100 years after the incident

• World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the Living Planet Report 2014 and suggested that wildlife numbers have plunged by - at least 50 percent in just 40 years

• Pro-democracy protesters of Hong Kong demanding free elections took streets and warned - for a new civil disobedience plans.

• Himachal Pradesh government introduced Cage Culture technique of fish farming in water bodies created by - the HP mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project

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