Current Affairs September 2017 – Latest Updates – GK – 2017
1st September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» NITI Aayog’s new Vice Chairman is Rajiv Kumar (Economist).
»» India’s new election Commissiner (EC) is Sunil Arora.
2nd September 2017 Current Affairs:
»»Most powerful X-Ray laser of the world has started working in Hamburg (Germany). This machine named as European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL). It has a very powerful speed camera and it can take pictures of individual atoms in a few millionths of a billionth of a second.
»»Roelant Oltmans dismissed from his India’s head coach post for Hockey team.
3rd September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» New Defence Minister of India is Nirmala Sitharaman.
»» MS Dhoni is the first vicket keeper to achive rare recocrd. He hit hundred stumpings mark in One Day Internationals.
»» Today North Korea tested a Hydrogen Bomb.
»» PM Modi today reached China, Xiamen. He attends the BRICS summit there.
»» India’s new United States Ambassadar is Kenneth Juster.
5th September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» On the occasion of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan birth anniversary today India celebrated Teachers Day.
4th September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» 2017 BRICKS Summit is started today in China at Xiamen.
8th September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Today is International Literacy Day.
»» Andhra Pradesh government signed MoU to implement India’s first Hyperloop project. This Project will connect Amravati and Vijaywada.
»» Waltherus Marijne is Indian men’s Hockey team’s new chief coach.
10th September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» United States Sloane Stephens Won US Open Women’s final against Madison Keys. She is the first unseeded player to win the US open since the year 2009.
»» Spain’s Rafael Nadal won his 3rd US open after he defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa in US Opens Men’s singles title finals.
11th September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Nirmala Sitharaman,Union Defence Minister flagged off the all-women team of the ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’ in Panaji. This event is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew.
13th September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» In Kolkata India’s first advanced Homoeopathy Virology lab is launched.
14th September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» PM Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe started India’s first bullet train project in Ahmadabad.
»» Today is National Hindi Divas.
»» IOC – International Olympic Committee declared that 2024 summer Olympics will be organized in Paris.
»» 2028 Summer Olymic Games will be held in Los Angeles.
17th September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» “Sardar Sarovar dam” second biggest dam in the world is inagurated by PM Modi. The Dam will be build on Narmada river. According to the plan the Dam’s depth is 163 mtrs and 1.2 km long. Sardar Sarovar dam wil give water about 18 lakh hectares in Gujarat State.
»» Indian rail cut an hour of sleeping time in reserved coaches for passengers. Passengers have to sleep between 10 pm to 6 am now.
»» PV Sindhu defeated Japan’s world champion Nozomi Okuhara by 22-20, 11-21, 20-18 and won women’s singles title at the Korea Open Superseries. India win for the first time this Korea Open.
21st September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Kuldeep Yadav is the 3rd Indian after Kapil Dev and Chethan Sharma to achieve hat-trick in One Day Internationals.
22nd September 2017 Current Affairs:
»» The movie “Newton” is selected to for official entry to Oscar Awards for coming year. This movie is directed by Amith V Masukar.
»» INS Kalavari, India’s first indigenous build submarine given to Indian Navy by state owned magagon dock ltd.
»» At Himachal Pradesh’s Rohtang Pass Area, the India’s first Electric Bus service is started.
25th September, Current Affairs:
»» PM Narendra MOdi announced “Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana – Saubhagya” today for households electrification in our country by March 2019.
»» PM Modi appointed a five member economic advisory council headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy to provide economic advise.
»» Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao (C.N.R. Rao – BharathRatna holder) won the Hippel Award. C.N.R. Rao is the first person from Asia to get this highest international prize in materials research honour.
27th September, Current Affairs:
»» 27 September is world tourism day.
»» Kandla Port Trust located on the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat, the name if this port is changed as Deendayal Port Trust.
»» World Economic Forum announced global competitiveness index report.According to its report India got 40th rank. Switzerland got the 1st rank, United States of America got second place and Singapore got 3rd rank in the list.
30th September, Current Affairs:
»» All Indians in the world celebrated Vijayadashimi
»» New Governors are appointed for five states that are Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Bihar
— Arunachal Pradesh – BD Mishra
— Bihar – Satya Pal Malik
— Assam – Jagdish Mukhi
— Tamil Nadu – Banwarilal Purohit
— Meghalaya – Ganga Prasad