Friday, 1 September 2017

Daily current affairs for Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Exams - 1st September 2017

1. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has been ranked 9th in World 

2. New Development Bank(NDB) approved USD 1.4 billion loans to India, China and Japan for sustainable development projects

3.Union Cabinet approved a memorandum between India and Israel to set up USD 40 million fund for Industrial Research and technical Innovation

4.Rajiv Gauba took over as  Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Home Affairs

5.Samurai Tete has become the 1st woman from Jharkhand to be awarded Dhyan Chand Award 2017

6.India and Switzerland has signed two agreement including the field of technical Cooperation in Railways

7.Ujjivan Small Finance Bank limited , a subsidiary of Ujjivan Financial Services Limited has been given a scheduled bank status by RBI

8.The Reliance Foundation was awarded the Rastriya Khel Protsahan Award

9. Former Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi appointed as the Comptroller and Auditor General

10.  #NationalNutritionWeek will be observed from 1st to 7th Sept; Theme: "Optimal Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices - Better Child Health

11. Assam government decides to set up a new unit of Assam Petrochemicals Limited with a cost of 1337 crore rupees.

12. India issues 10-year multiple entry visas to Israeli survivor of 2008 Mumbai attacks, Moshe Holtzberg & his grandparents.

13. Former Information and Broadcasting Secretary Sunil Arora to be the new the Election Commissioner 


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