Current Affair – 17 September 2015


  • In the QS world of University ranking 2015-16, Two of the Indian Institutes named Indian Institute of Science(IISC), Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi are ranked in top 200.
  • 2 dead and 10 hurt in the high magnitude earthquake at chile, also tsunami alert has been issued there.
  • First ever country special cell IRRC has been established by Pentagon to speedup the ties with India.
  • In the current visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Srilankan Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, India and Srilanka signed four pacts.
  • 14 year old Ahmed who was arrested for building a clock from scratch is now getting invitations from US president Barack Obama, Facebook Owner Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter and MIT.

Banking & Finance:

  • With respect to the Data of the Reserve Bank of India(RBI), Non-food credit is stays at 9.84% as on 4th september 2015as compared to the same period last year.
  • To set up the small Finance Banks which is the guidelines of “Guidelines for Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the private sector”, is allowed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to selected 10 applicants.
  • FDI norms has been eased by the centre by providing the facility of partly-paid share and warrants as eligible capital instruments.
  • Suzuki President said: Maruti will be launching a series of cars in India in the near future.
  • Bhaskar Choudhari, Marketing Director of Lenovo India said that Lenovo is leading the PC world of Indian Markets Since March 2015.
  • 1100 Crore Rupees DLF’s Shopping mall is opening in Noida in November 2015.
  • The Private sector Banks would be totally owned by the foreign banks if the FDI limit is raised to 100% from 74% at present, said by senior government official.

GK & World Affairs:

  • Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu has been preparing to link the two rivers Godavari and krishna.
  • Two agreements has been signed by India & Cambodia which counts Mekong Ganga cooperation & Tourism project.
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission(SPMRM) has received 5142.08 crores fromt the Union cabinet for changing the rural areas into more sustainable places.
  • Asian Games 2022 would be hosted by Hangzhou, which is the capital city of Zhejiang in east china, according to the Olympic Council of Asia(OCA).
  • All high buildings in Tamil Nadu Mandatorily have Solar Power generation facility, as declared by the Government of Tamil Nadu, J.Jayalalithaa.
  • First Indian person, Ashok-Alexander Sridharan has been elected as the Mayor of Bonn in Germany.
  • Google has launched a donation-matching Campaign to make the contribution of $11 Million for the Refugees.
  • DDCA Executive Committee has proposed Ajay Jadeja’s name for the Delhi Cricket coach.
  • Lisa Nandy delegated to Shadow Cabinet in UK who is an Indian-origin Lawmakers Seema Malhotra.

Science & Technology:

  • High Definition(HD) Satellite project launched by China is named as Gaofen-9.
  • Dislike Button is to be added in the Facebook, Declared by the Facebook Inc. and they are working on feature and would release it soon.
  • HCL to participate with IBM in order to find the solutions for Internet of Things(IoT).
  • Lenovo unveiled an astonishing Ideapad “Y700-17 ISK” at Lenovo India Gaming week at Mumbai.
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