Top 10 Daily Current Affairs : 01 September 2016

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Top 10 Daily Current Affairs : 01 September 2016

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1 September 2016

The Union External Affairs Ministry has officially confirmed that 13 Indians have been tested positive for the Zika virus in Singapore .These cases of outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease have been reported among the three dozen workers on a construction site in Singapore.  Meanwhile, Singapore also has confirmed its first case of a... Read More

category: Bills & Acts

1 September 2016

The Union Cabinet has approved the scheme for granting of Permanent Residency Status (PRS) to foreign investors. However, this status will be subject to the relevant conditions in the FDI Policy notified by the Central Government from time to time.  The scheme is expected to encourage foreign investment in India and facilitate Make in India... Read More

category: Awards and Honours

1 September 2016

The 2016 BRICS Convention on Tourism has begun at UNESCO World heritage site Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh to promote intra-regional tourism. The two day convention was inaugurated by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Tourism and Culture.  The convention has been organised as a precursor to the BRICS Summit to be held in Goa in October... Read More

category: Banking & Finance

1 September 2016

Michel Temer, Brazil's former Vice President, was on 31 August 2016 sworn in as the President of Brazil. Temer is expected to stay in power until the next scheduled election in late 2018. His appointment came following the removal of Dilma Rousseff from the office through the Senators' voting. Senators voted 61-20 to convict Rousseff for... Read More


1 September 2016

Brazil’s Senate has  removed President Dilma Rousseff from office for breaking budgetary laws, thus, putting an end to the impeachment process that has paralyzed the politics of the nation for nine months. A total of 61 senators voted in favour of her dismissal and 20 against, meeting the two-thirds majority needed to remove Rousseff... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

1 September 2016

Sony Pictures Networks India has announced the acquisition of sports broadcasting business of Zee Entertainment for 385 million US dollar in an all-cash deal on 31 August 2016. Zee's TEN Sports channels being acquired include TEN 1, TEN 1 HD, TEN 2, TEN 3, TEN Golf HD, TEN Cricket, TEN Sports. These channels operate in several countries... Read More

category: Bills & Acts

1 September 2016

Justice SN Dhingra Commission set up by the Haryana government submitted its report to the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on 31 August 2016. It hinted at irregularities. The commission was set up in May 2015 to probe the circumstances of grant or rejection of licences for development of colonies, group housing societies and commercial... Read More

category: Awards and Honours

1 September 2016

Carnatic singer Thodur Madabusi Krishna and Bezwada Wilson, campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging, on 31 August 2016 received the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016.They were among six persons who received the award. Four others who received the award are : Conchita Carpio-Morales of the Philippines, Dompet Dhuafa of Indonesia, Japan... Read More

category: Sports

1 September 2016

Union Government has constituted an expert committee to study slit in river Ganga in Bihar on 1 September 2016. The four-member committee will be headed by Member of Ganga Flood Control commission AK Sinha. The committee has been asked to submit its report within 10 days. Other members of the committee are Chief Engineer of Central Water... Read More

category: Persons

1 September 2016

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has officially appointed former Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla as the new Chancellor of TERI University on 31 August 2016. The decision to appoint Chawla was taken in its meeting held on 19 August 2016 by the governing council of TERI. With this, the University ended its last association with former... Read More

category: International

1 September 2016

Small industry day is celebrated on 30 Aug every year in support and promotion of small Industries. Industry day is celebrated as a part of its effort to provide balanced growth to existing small, medium and large scale enterprises and render assistance for setting up new industries to boost the state’s financial health.  An industry... Read More


1 September 2016

Jamica based Digicel Caribbean Ltd named the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, as its Chief Speed Officer (CSO) following this appointment he as Digicel CSO will interact with customers in a number of ways from both a commercial and community point of view in the years to come. Usain Bolt : Arguably the most naturally gifted athlete the... Read More

category: Awards and Honours

1 September 2016

The Haryana Assembly  has unanimously passed the Haryana Sports Council Bill, 2016 to constitute statutory sports councils at state, district, block and municipal levels. The Bill was tabled by the state Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anil Vij. The bill was passed after a long debate that also seen adjournment of house. The Council upon... Read More

category: Persons

1 September 2016

PTC India Financial Services , that the company has entered into arrangements with scheduled commercial banks whereby the banks will issue letter of credit to project companies in the renewable energy space. Currently, such project companies are required to approach various banks and negotiate various associated costs for issuance of letter of... Read More

category: International

1 September 2016

India's largest digital payment company, MobiKwik has announced coalition with 12 state electricity boards. The MobiKwik took this initiative ahead of its expansion plan to set up a national base for utility payments. Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tripura, Meghalaya, Calcutta, Rajasthan and union territories of Daman and Diu are the states... Read More


1 September 2016

A government panel has cleared for bidding 16 highway projects worth Rs 7,456 crore in 11 states.The states are Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Haryana, Gujarat, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha. These projects, totalling a length of 622 km, are fit for bidding now but the award of these contracts... Read More


1 September 2016

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organization for all retail payments system in India launched the pilot project for Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) with 26 Bharat Bill Payment Operating Units (BBPOUs) . BBPS will cover repetitive payments for everyday utility services such as electricity, water, gas, telephone and... Read More


1 September 2016

President Pranab Mukherjee gave Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao additional charge of Tamil Nadu, and Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli of Madhya Pradesh. The tenure of Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah ended on September 6 while that of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav will come to an end on September 7. The governors and... Read More

category: Indian Affairs

1 September 2016

Actor Irrfan Khan was honoured with the Entertainer of the Year award by CNBC. He was felicitated by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.  The actor has been praised for his performance in movies like Piku, Jurassic World and Talvar which released last year. The role of a common man portrayed by the actor in his much talked about movie Madaari was... Read More

category: International

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