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Thursday, September 8, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 08 SEP 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 08 SEP 2016
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. 11TH G20 SUMMIT CONCLUDED IN HANGZHOU
i. The 11th Summit of the Group of Twenty concluded in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.
ii. The theme of 2016 G20 Summit was Toward an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy.
iii. The event was chaired by Xi Jinping, President of China.
iv. 12th G20 summit 2017 to be held in Hamburg, Germany.

2. UK APPOINTS AMBASSADOR TO IRAN FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2011
i. The United Kingdom has appointed an ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011.
ii. Nicholas Hopton, a former British ambassador to Qatar and Yemen  will take up the role.

3. ICC ODI RANKINGS RELEASED VIRAT KOHLI REMAINS AT 2ND SPOT
i. India's batting maestro Virat Kohli held on to the number two position in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen.
ii. Rohit Sharma dropped a place to seventh.
iii. AB de Villiers of South Africa is the number-one ranked ODI batsman.

4. CM INAUGURATES ASIA'S BIGGEST DIGITAL LIBRARY IN SILCHAR
i. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Asia’s biggest digital library dedicated to the memory of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in NIT Silchar.
ii. The digital library is inugrated on the occasion of the 55th Teachers’ Day.

5. JOHN ABRAHAM ROPED IN AS BRAND AMBASSADOR OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH
i. The government of Arunachal Pradesh has appointed Bollywood actor John Abraham as a brand ambassador for the state.
ii. He is appointed to promte tourism to boost tourism with the help of actor.

MONTHLY GK CAPSULE (NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS) AUGUST 2016

Monthly GK Capsules of Aug. 2016
Here is the new Monthly GK Capsules. This time we are going to share official PDF file of AAA-Bright Academy which contains Monthly GK updates of Aug. 2016. So if you are preparing for any Government, Bank, Railways, SSC Examination this PDF file is very helpful to you. All the best to all participants for the upcoming Examination.

To Download Monthly GK CLICK HERE

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 07 SEP 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 07 SEP 2016
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. URJIT PATEL TAKES OVER AS RBI GOVERNOR
i. Urjit Patel  assumed charge as the 24th  Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
ii. He replaced Raghuram Rajan whose 3-year term came to end on September 4.

2. INDIA POST RELEASES COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP ON SAINT TERESA
i. The Postal Department has released a commemorative stamp to honour the Mother Teresa’s canonization in Mumbai.
ii. Mother Teresa worked for the destitute in Kolkata and became a global icon of Christian charity.
iii. Recently she was declared a saint by Pope Francis at the Vatican.

3. ANKASAMUDRA TO BECOME A CONSERVATION RESERVE
i. The Karnataka State Wildlife Board has declared Ankasamudra tank in Hagari Bommanahalli taluk as a bird conservation reserve.
ii. This is the first bird conservation reserve declared in the entire Hyderabad-Karnataka region.

4. GOA TO HOST THREE-DAY BIRD FESTIVAL FROM NOV 11
i. Goa will host a three-day bird festival from November 11 to 13 persons  from both within the country and from international countries will also participate
ii. Goa's state bird “Bulbul” has been chosen as the logo for the festival.

5. CANADA’S BRITISH COLUMBIA BECOMES FIRST FOREIGN GOVERNMENT TO ISSUE MASALA BONDS
i. Canada’s British Columbia province has become the first foreign government to issue of masala bonds..
ii. Masala bonds are rupee-denominated bond.
iii. It had issued Rs 500 crore rupee denominated overseas bonds (masala bond) on the London Stock Exchange and successfully raised $75 million.

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