December 11, 2017

September 2017 #8 - Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk and RBI Assistant exams

September 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk and RBI Assistant exams

September 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk and RBI Assistant exams

  1. Ministry of Home Affairs launched full-fledged intelligence wing of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), paramilitary force that guards India’s borders with Bhutan and Nepal.
  2. India’s first all-women crew circumnavigation expedition Navika Sagar Parikrama flagged off in Goa, onboard Sailing Vessel INSV Tarini
  3. 13th edition of Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2017, joint military exercise between Indian and USA armies commenced in Washington (USA).
  4. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) test-fired 3rd generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) NAG. 
  5. Indian Army organized Operation Sadbhavana for National Integration in Jammu & Kashmir and North Eastern states respectively
  6. Book How India Sees the World: Kautilya to the 21st Century was written by Shyam Saran.
  7. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's first book Hit Refresh
  8. Book Unstoppable: My Life So Far was authored by Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova
  9. NITI Aayog constituted Expert Task Force to provide major thrust to job creation by enhancing India’s exports, which will be headed by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar. 
  10. Expert committee headed by TK Viswanathan is to deal with cyber crimes especially online hate speech.
  11. Bollywood Actor Salman Khan received a Global Diversity Award at Britain’s House of Commons.
  12. Indian Police Service Officer Aparna Kumar became first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu (Nepal), which is the 8th highest mountain peak in the world (8156 metres).
  13. Saint Teresa (Mother Teresa) has been declared as co-patron of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta, 131 years after St Francis Xavier was declared as first patron.
  14. Tourism Australia appointed Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra as first Indian woman Ambassador to encourage Indians to visit Australia.
  15. Minister for Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu visited South Korea to participate in the 7th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Economic Ministers meeting.

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