Current affairs 20 September 2015 – National, International, Sports, Science & Technology, Business, Banking & Finance, Appointment & Awards – Daily GK Updates of 20 September 2015
Here are find the point to point Current Events / Affairs 20 September 2015 for SSC, IBPS, Insurance, bank and other competitive exams keeping in mind the objective type of questions.
- 1 Current affairs 20 September 2015 – National
- 2 Current affairs 20 September 2015 – International
- 3 Current affairs 20 September 2015 – Science & Technology
- 4 Current affairs 20 September 2015 – Business, Banking & Finance
- 5 Current affairs 20 September 2015 – Sports
- 6 Current affairs 20 September 2015 – Appointments
Current affairs 20 September 2015 – National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched here the Rs. 45,000-crore Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) which will strengthen distribution networks and ensure 24X7 power supply to all by 2022.
Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare banned the sale of Diclofenac in multidose vial for human use.
Indian Railways announced that it has developed a prototype of Hybrid Vacuum Toilet. It is hybrid because the design is based on both vacuum toilets and biotoilets.
India and Laos have inked two key Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on Air services and Quick Impact Projects under the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) programme to strengthen bilateral ties between the two nations.
The Election Commission of India has now introduced a specific symbol, like other election symbols, shown below, for ‘None of the Above (NOTA)’ option, to facilitate the voters in exercising their NOTA option.
Aadhaar card projects of the UIDAI worth over Rs.13,000 crore were awarded without issuing tenders by the previous UPA government, according to a RTI response.
Current affairs 20 September 2015 – International
Metro Man Elattuvalapil Sreedharan has been invited to the United Nations’ High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport (HLAG-ST).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the India-US Start-up Konnect and share his vision on ’Start up India, Stand up India’ as part of his US visit.
Current affairs 20 September 2015 – Science & Technology
Facebook has launched an innovative newsgathering tool that will help reporters scan and file stories from the ocean of information on Facebook and its photo-sharing site Instagram.
Indian Space Research Organisation is moving forward with the development of heavy lift launchers and reusable launch vehicles with its main focus being the low cost access to space.
Facebook has been actively working on making it possible to buy products directly from their brand pages hosted on the platform.
LA filmmakers Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh have created the world’s first 7-mile-wide scale model of the solar system in the Black Rock desert. .
Current affairs 20 September 2015 – Business, Banking & Finance
Infrastructure finance firm IDFC said on that it has got regulatory approval to utilise Rs. 2,500 crore non-distributable reserves for provisions against bad loans as part of exercise to clean its book before venturing into universal banking.
Sun Pharma to sell Ranbaxy’s two CNS divisions to Strides for Rs 165 crore.
Current affairs 20 September 2015 – Sports
Ajinkya Rahane, India’s most consistent batsman in the last couple of years, has been conferred with the honorary life membership by the Cricket Club of India (CCI).
Leander Paes, one of the greatest tennis players India has produced, might retire after the 2016 Rio Olympics if he does not perform well.
Current affairs 20 September 2015 – Appointments
Gautam Gambhir formally appointed Delhi captain for 2015-16 season.