Complete Reference To Current Affairs- 19-September-2014

National:

  • Most glittering star of music Mandolin U. Shrinivas died at age of 45.

    He got Padma Shri award in 1998 and Sangeet Natak Acadmy award in 2010.

  • Telangana CM K. Chandrashekhar Rao asked Finance Commission to distribute 40% of share in the taxes collected by center.
  • Prime Ministers Clean India Mission soon to launch Cleanliness Index for indexing of states in the country for Tourism.
  • BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards 2014 presented

    Robert Downy Jr. got Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award.
    Judi Dench Mark got Albert R. Broccoli Award for world wide contribution in entertainment.
    other who were awarded are Mark Ruffelo, Emma Watson, and Mike Leigh.

  • Union Ministry of Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh allotted 150 crore Rs for Rashtriya Gokul Misssion.
  • Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao has taken over the charge of Director, CRIDA with effect from 26.08.2014. Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad established in1985.
  • BOI(Board Of Inquiry) under Defence Ministry, working for the enquiry related to decommission of INS Sindhurakshak submarine.
  • Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN), conducts the Kailash Maansarovar Yatra via Lipulekh Pass in Pithorgarh district of Uttrakahnd protesting against new route for this yatra as defined after India China meet.
  • Bandhan Financial Srvices Pnt Ltd. (BFSPL) setup in 2001 changed to Bandhan Bank Private Limited this year after getting approval of Banking Entity by RBI

    Founder Chairman- Chandra Shekhar Ghosh

  • India Forex reserve declined to 315.697 B$ on 12 september 2014.
  • Launching of 1st equity index-linked green bond by BNP Paribas in collaboration with World Bank, will help in raising fund for products seeking to mitigate climate change.
  • Infosys signed a contract with Skanska Property (world leading project development and construction group) for leasing its office for 10 years in Poland.
  • Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis, an Indian physician who died while treating Chinese soldiers during 2nd China Japan war in 1942
  • PFRDA, setup an expert committee under former SEBI chief G.N. Bajpai to review investment gidelines for National Payment System(NPS) scheme in private sector.
  • Union Textile Minstry approved 13 textile parks in the country.
  • Padmini Prakash of Tamilnadu, 1st transgender to become anchor of news channel Lotus News Studios.
  • 20th Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championship finished at Sardar Vallabhai Patel Indoor Stadium in Mumbai.

    1st rank- China with 6 Gold.
    2nd rank- South Korea 2 Gold

 International:

  • Taylor Swift got the top spot in Peoples 2014 Best Dressed List” followed by Jessica Alba.
  • Zambia’s President Michael Sata in news.
  • Coca-Cola launched low calorie drink coca-cola zero in Indian market. Coca-cola to invest 5 B$ in India till 2020.
  • E-commerce firm Alibaba founder Jack Ma.
  • Larry Ellison, CEO of tech giant Oracle resigend.
  • Li Na of China retires due to knee injury. She is two time grand slam winner, she also won this year Australian Open 2014
  • World population may reach to 11 Billion people by the end of this century according to UN led analysis.
  • 6th SAARC Home Ministrial meet began in Nepal. All SAARC countries attended except Pakistan.
  • IndiGo singed agreement with Industrial and Commercial bank of China for purchasing of 30 A320 aircraft woth 1.15 B$.
  • Indian Airforce gifted vintage Dakota aircraft fro its museum to Bangladesh airforce.
  • Scottland to stay with UK, a 307 years old union with England, 55% Scottish says No for Bifurcation.
  • Miscellaneous:

    • Palacol, cultural capital of west godavavari district
    • Aavin, a Apex dairy federation in Kerala.
    • KDIC, Konkan Development Irrigation Corporation official in multi crore irrigation scheme.
    • Kala Azar eradiction program deadline 2015, spreads by bite of Sandfly, mostly dominant in Bihar.

      Indoor Residual Spray(IRS).

    • Kangaroo court at Labhpur, Birbhum District of West bengal.

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