SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 COMPLETE REFERENCE TO CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Tennis player, Garbine Muguruza, halied her climp to World no. 1 spot in new WTA rankings to placed live on Monday.
  2. Powerful Hurricane Irma cut a swathe of deadly destruction in Florida.
  3. TADA court, judge G.A. Sanap, convicts six accused for March 12, 1993 mumbai serial bomb blast. Court awarded the death sentence to Tahir Merchant and Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan, life imprisonment to Abu Salem and Karimullah khan and 10 year imprisonment to Riyaz siddiqui. One of the convict Mustafa Dossa died of heart attack on June 28. The only person who was not found guilty was abdul Qayoom Karim Shaikh
  4. Black money worth Rs. 4900 crore was disclosed by 21,000 people under the Pradhan mantra Garib kalian Yojna.
  5. Prime minister Narendra Modi ended his Myanmar trip visiting the ‘mazr’ of the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar  and 2500 years old Shwedagon pagoda (considerd as pinnacle of the Myanmar’s cultural heritage) and performing pooja at Kalibari temple.
  6. Viveck Goenka elected as the Chairman of Press trust of India. While N Ravi elected as Vice-chairman of PTI.
  7. THAAD– Terminal High Altitude Area Defence
  8. AUM– Asset under Management- total AUM as on august 31 was Rs. 20.60 lakh crore.

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