Monday, 18 September 2017

Daily current affairs for Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Exams - 18th September 2017

  1. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today felicitated film-maker S S Rajamouli with the prestigious ANR National Award for his contribution to the Telugu film industry.
  2. Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries 
  3. Hardik Pandya's all-round brilliance helped thrash Australia by 26 runs by Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium
  4. Railways has decided to reduce the official sleeping hours in its trains by an hour. According to a circular issued by the Railway Board on August 31, the passengers allotted to the lower berths in the reserved coaches can only sleep between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. and must allow those allotted middle or upper berths to sit there for the rest of the time. Earlier, the existing permissible time for sleeping in reserved coaches was between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • The circular also clarified that a person booked on side upper berth will not have any claim of seat on the lower berth between 10 p.m. hours and 6 a.m. 


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