SEPTEMBER 18-19, 2017 COMPLETE REFERENCE TO CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. India’s Olympic and World silver medalist shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to clinch the women’s singles title at the Korean Open Super Series.
  2. M.S. Dhoni completed Century of Half Centuries in international cricket (66- ODI, 33-Test, 1-T20). He joined the club of Tendulkar (164), Dravid (146) and Ganguly (107)
  3. India won its first athletics gold, through Purnima Hembram in Women’s  pentathlon in the fifth Asian indoor and martial art games.
  4. The county’s gold import recorded three fold jump to $15.24 billion during the April August period of 2017-18. In august this year, imports of the precious metal rose to Rs. 1.88 billion from Rs. 1.11 billion.
    A surge i gold imports last month contributed to the widening of trade deficit to $11.64 billion as against $7.7 in August 2016.
  5. Goofle introduces, Tez, its mobile wallet app based on Unified Payment Interface of NPCI.
  6. A Nigerian lawyer, Zannah Mustapha,  who helped secure the release of more then 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram was on Monday awarded United nations Peace Prize ‘Nansen Award’.
  7. Y.C. Modi appointed as Director General of Nationa Investigation Agency. He will take over from Sharad kumar after he completes his tenure on October 30.
  8. Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, at launch of the The Evidence- Meat kills, said humans are natural vegetarian and meat consumption is harmful. The Evidence- Meat kills, a film that explores the effects of meat consumption on the human body.

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