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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12th SEP 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12th SEP 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. MEA LAUNCHES ONLINE MODULE FOR INDIAN STUDENTS STUDYING ABROAD
i. The ministry of external affairs for maintaining the records and database of Indian students studying abroad, Government of India has launched a Student Registration module.
ii.The portal is known as  MADAD portal , madad.gov.in.
iii. This initiative came into existence due to unavailability of the data on Indian students studying abroad.

2. ODISHA BAGS 9TH GLOBAL AGRICULTURE LEADERSHIP AWARD 2016
i. Odisha grabbed 9th Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016 in agriculture development at New Delhi.
ii.Indian Council of Food and Agriculture  have given this award in recognition of the efforts towards development of agriculture and bringing rural prosperity.

3. CHRIS GAYLE LAUNCHES HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY 'SIX MACHINE' IN INDIA
i.West Indies opener Chris Gayle launched his autobiography ‘Six Machine'.
ii.It contains extensive details about his life and career.
iii.It is published by Viking-Penguin UK and launched by Anurag Singh Thakur, President of the BCCI.

4. INDO AND US ECONOMIC SUMMIT FROM SEPTEMBER 13
i. The 2-day Indo-US Economic Summit will start today in New Delhi on September 13.
ii. Leaders from business, government and academia from both the countries will participate in the summit.
iii. They will focus on the ways to enhance bilateral trade and investments between India and the US.

5. YOGA GURU RAMDEV SETS UP MEGA FOOD PARK IN NAGPUR
i. Renowned Yog Guru and founder of Patanjali group Baba Ramdev has laid the foundation stone of his dream project Patanjali Mega Food and Herbal Park in Mihan .
ii.Mihan is located in the  outskirts of Nagpur.
iii. He announced that Patanjali group will give soft loans to farmers in the area for producing various agro products.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 11TH SEP 2016

 DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 11TH SEP 2016
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1. ISRO LAUNCHED INSAT-3DR FROM SRIHARIKOTA
i. The Indian Space Research Organisation  has launched GSLV rocket which will carry the weather satellite INSAT-3DR from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
ii. The 2211-kg INSAT 3DR will be placed in an orbit 36,000 km above Earth.

2. SIKKIM IS THE CLEANEST STATE IN INDIA
i. Sikkim has been adjudged as the cleanest state India in the survey conducted by National Sample Survey Office
ii. Jharkhand has been placed at the last in the list of 26 states.
iii. Kerala, Mizoram, Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Meghalaya are among the top 10 states.

3. PEPSICO'S INDRA NOOYI ONLY INDIAN-ORIGIN WOMAN IN FORTUNE LIST
i. Pepsi Co CEO and Chairman Indra Nooyi was ranked 2nd on the list of Fortune's 51 Most Powerful Women list.
ii. The list is topped by Mary Barra, CEO and Chairman of General Motors.

4. J SATYANARAYANA APPOINTED AS PART-TIME UIDAI CHIEF
i. Former IAS officer J Satyanarayana has appointed as part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India.
ii. The post has been lying vacant after the resignation of Nandan Nilekani in 2014.

5. NASA LAUNCHES FIRST MISSION TO COLLECT SAMPLES FROM ASTEROID
i. NASA the US space agency has launched its first mission to collect samples from an asteroid and return.
ii.It has been launched to learn more about the origins of life.
iii. The mission will travel for two years on a journey to Bennu, a near-Earth asteroid

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