DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 27 SEPT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1.’WORLD TOURISM DAY’ OBSERVED ON 27TH SEPTEMBER
i.World Tourism Day is observed on September 27 to raise awareness about the importance of tourism.
ii. The Theme for world tourism day: “One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities“.
iii.The Theme emphasizes the impact of the tourism sector on economic growth, job creation and development.
2.’GHANGZHOU OPEN’ WOMEN’S DOUBLES TITLE WON BY SANIA MIRZA-MARTINA HINGIS
i.Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won the Guangzhou Open title of tennis at Guangzhou of China.
ii. Sania has won seventh title of the 2015 season.
iii.Sania and Hinghis have now won six titles such as Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston, Wimbledon, the US Open and Guangzhou of lawn tennis.
3. ‘LEVERAGING URBANISATION IN SOUTH ASIA’ REPORT RELEASED BY WORLD BANK
i. World Bank released a report entitled Leveraging Urbanisation in South Asia: Managing Spatial Transformation for Prosperity and Livability.
ii. The report provided diagnostic analysis of urbanization and related economic trends in the South Asia region.
Report with respect to India:
i) 1 in 7 in urban areas live below the poverty line in the country .
ii) Delhi’s air pollution is almost three times higher than in Beijing giving it the dubious distinction of being the world’s most polluted city.
iii) Governments should conduct risk assessments form potential natural hazards especially in cities that lie along the Himalayan range that at risk of earthquakes and heavy inland flooding.
4. ‘IBSF WORLD BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIP’ WON BY PANKAJ ADVANI
i. India’s Pankaj Advani has grabbed IBSF World Billiards Championship in Adelaide, Australia.
ii. Pankaj Advani won IBSF World title after defeating Peter Gilchrist of Singapore.
iii. Pankaj Advani is only player in the world to win world titles in all formats of both, Billiards and Snooker.