SEPTEMBER 6 and 7, 2017 COMPLETE REFERENCE TO CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Hockey India removed the Chief Coach Dutchman Roelant Oltmans from the post.
  2. India will host the 2019 edition of the Commonwealth (Youth,junior abd senior) weightlifting championship.
  3. India defeated Srilanka in one-off Twenty-20 by seven wickets.
  4. BCCI and in-charge of women’s cricket- Diana Edulji
  5. A Punj Lloyd JV has won a Rs. 177 crore project in Myanmar from the National Highway Authority of India in a bid to construct the Yahyi-Kalewa road section in Myanmar.
  6. IOM– International organization for Migration appealed for an immediate relef assistance of $18 million for dislocated Rohingya muslims.
  7. How India Sees the World: kautilya to the 21st century, a book authored by former Foreign secretary Shyam Saran.
  8. M2M Communications– Machine to Machine Communications
  9. A 1300 km undersea pipeline from Iran can bring natural gas from the Persian Gulf to India at rates less than the price of LNG available in the spot market.
    LNG imported through hips costs about $7.50 per billion British thermal unit.
    GSPA– Gas sale and purchase agreement.
  10. RCEP– Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, the mega-FTA involves 10-member ASEAN bloc and its six FTA partners including India, China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
  11. K.V Chaowdhary appointed as Central Vigilance Commissioner, the chief of the country’s top anti-corruption body.
  12. Nationally renowned journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru.

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