Sep 21 2016

  • India is ranked 112th in the world economic forum index 2016. Hong Kong tops the list 
  • Monika kapil mohta is appointed as India’s ambassador to Sweden 
  • Joint sea – 2016 naval exercise is carried between China and Russia 
  • Sep 21 is celebrated as international day of peace 
  • 27 cities have been included in the third list of smart cities released by union govt 
  • Rushiraj barot won gold medal in the junior men’s 25 metre rapid fire pistol event at ISSF  junior  world cup 
  • Two day north east connectivity summit is held at Agartala 
  • 3000 Jan aushadhi kendras to be opened by March 2017
  • Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar to be conferred with “Bangibhushan” award by West Bengal Govt 
  • India successfully test fires “Barak – 8” surface to air missile 
  • Anup kumar will lead Indian kabaddi team at world cup event 
  • US insurance firm “State firm” has roped virender sehwag as its ambassador 
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Sep 20 2016 

  • Fantasy drama “Game of thornes” is awarded with best drama at Emmy awards 
  • Indian origin Ravi reddy will head international society for blood transfusion 
  • Dadri becomes 22nd District of Haryana 
  • National labour conference kick starts at Bhubaneshwar odisha
  • HRD minuses Prakash Javedkar launched “PARAM – ISHAN”. A super computing facility at IIT Guwahati 
  • Indian railways has launched “railway mitra sewa” to facilitate access to wheel chairs, battery operated cars and porter services 
  • NPTC signed pact with energy efficiency services limited 

    Sep 19 2016 

    • Anug San Suu Kyi Myanmar leader is honoured with 2016 humanitarian award by students and faculty of harvard foundation 
    • First ever summit in addressing large movements of refugees and migrants will be held at New York 
    • US has agreed to become partner country for the next year edition of vibrant Gujarat summit to be held in January 2017 
    • Alka Sirohi is appointed as new UPSC chairman 
    • Subhankar Parmanick has clinched gold medal in 50 metre rifle event at the ISSF Junior world cup at Azerbaijan 
    • Rio paralympic games came to end. Tokyo will host next paralympic games in 2020. China topped the medals last 
    • Nico rosberg wins Singapore grand prix 
    • Bombay stock exchange has tied up with Twitter 
    • VK sharma is new LIC chairman 
    • Tata AIG General insurance and Paytm have entered into a agreement to provide auto drivers and cab drivers with health insurance plans 
    • P V bharathi is appointed as new executive director of Canara bank 

      Sep 18 2016 

      • Nadia Murad Basee Taha is named as united nations goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human trafficking 
      • Lord  Narendra Babu bhai Patel is awarded with life time achievement award during Asian achievers awards for his contribution to medical field 
      • World Bank to invest 1000 crores for development of inland waterways in assam 
      • ISRO, Juhi Chawla and katrina kaif will receive priyadarshini global awards 2016 
      • Railway minister suresh prabhu has launched Swachh saptah as a part of Swachh rail Swachh bharat mission from New Delhi railway station 
      • PM Narendra modi launches water supply and irrigation projects worth 4800 crores in Dahod district of Gujarat 
      • Indian navy launched missile destroyer The Mormugao at Mumbai 
      • India loses WTO appeal in solar dispute 
      • IRCTC and Paytm have tied up to enable digital payment for travellers 
      • Punjab national bank ropes Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador 
      • World Bank president Jim Yong kim will continue as world bank president for another term of 5 years 
      •  Rohit Sharma and Ajinkyae Rahane are conferred with Arjuna award 
      • Karnataka bank launched retail loan portal 

      Sep 17 2016

      • Kumbh of himalayas will be held at ‘Leh’. Its held once in 12 years 
      • China successfully launched Tiangong – 2 its space lab
      • BRICS MOU on climate cooperation signed between its nations 
      • 5 Indian museums are in the best 25 in the Asia. Museums are ‘Hall of fame’, ‘bagor ki haveli ‘,’ Victoria memorial hall ‘,’ salar jung museum’and jaisalmer war museum 
      • India will play its 500th test match at kanpur against New Zealand in sep 22

      Sep 16 2016

      • India declared itself free from bird flu a highly contagious infectious viral disease of birds  
      • India and Sri Lanka signed MOU to support livelihood of the fishing and farming communities in HAMBANTOTA district 
      • YUDH ABHYAS 2016 joint military training exercise of Indian and American army commenced in uttharakhand 
      • India will host the annual meetings of the African development bank 
      • Dinesh Bharadia is the winner of Marconi society Paul baran young scholar award 2016 
      • East Bengal won the calcutta football league 2016 
      • BHVS Narayana murthy is appointed as director of research centre IMARAT 
      • Sep 16 international day for the preservation of ozone layer 

      Sep 15 2016 

      • Reliance communication agreed to merge with aircel. Marxis communication is the parent company of aircel  
      • Indonesia will resume the work on Giant Sea wall to top save its capital Jakarta 
      • Sep 15 is observed as international day of democracy. 
      • United states signed a deal worth 38 billion dollars with Israel to provide military assistance over a period of 10 years 
      • Subramanyan swami is honoured with tamil ratna 
      • India Blue beat India Red to win 2016-17 cricket duleep trophy 
      • German based drug company bayers acquired US based seeds firm Monsanto 

      Sep 14 2016

      • Devendra Jhajharia became first Indian athlete to win two gold medals at rio paralympic games 
      • September 14 is celebrated as national hindi diwas 
      • Ramesh raskar Indian American won lemelson – MIT prize 2016
      • BRICS urbanisation forum meet its held in vishakapatnam 
      • Sushmita rao of Sikkim win Bronze medal at world martial arts mastership 2016
      • Banco santanders ana botin tops the Fortune’s  most powerful  women’s based outside US,followed by SBI CMD Arundhati bhatacharya. Chanda Kochhar and Shika sharma are other Indians who feature in d list 
      • Taiwan is hit by typhoon Meranti 
      • THANGAVELU MARIYAPPAN was the flat bearer for India at the closing ceremony of rio paralympic games 
      • Operation Calm down is carried out by Indian army to set peace in Jammu and kashmir 
      • SBI launches online trading platform 
      • Union govt rolled out helpline number 1924 for users of Indian post to register their complaints 
      • India and Mauritius agreed to expand ties in defence and security 
      • Claude lila parulekar noted animal activist passed away.

      Sep 13 2016

      • Actress Vidya Balan has been appointed as brand ambassador for Samajwadi pension yojana
      • Armenian president Serzh Sargsyn has appointed Karen Karapetyan as prime minister of Armenia
      • Bombay stock exchange became first Indian stock exchange to come initial public offering with SEBI 
      • Deepa Malik is the first Indian Woman to win medal at rio paralympic 
      • Chattisgarh launched  Air regional news units Facebook page. 
      • Union govt recently released direct selling guidelines 2016 framework to protect consumers from  Ponzy frauds 
      • The first BRICS wellness workshop 2016 is held in Bangalore 
      • Deepa Malik is the first Indian Woman to win medal at rio paralympic games she won silver medal in short put event 
      • The union cabinet approved the extension of contract between ministry of earth sciences and the international seabed authority for the exploration of polymetallic nodules 
      • Soon aadhar card will be made mandatory to book railway tickets 
      • Union cabinet clears extradition treaty 

      Sep 12 2016

      • Beipanjiang Bridge 565 metres above a bridge is world’s highest Bridge 
      • Tanzania is struck by earthquake of magnitude 5.7 
      • Govt will fix and notify the retail sale price of essential commodities such as pulses, sugar, edible oils and milk 
      • Talgo train completes Delhi Mumbai trail run 
      • Stan Wawrinka won US open by defeating Novak Djokovic 
      • INDIA-US economic summit to be held from sep 13 in New Delhi 
      • Under the fresh flexi fund guidelines for centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) flexi funds in each CSS  has been increased from 10% to 25%for states and 30% for union territories 

      Sep 11 2016

      • September 11 2016 is 15th anniversary of September 11,2001 terrorist attacks in New York 
      • The 2016 edition of India’s only business literature fest, Bangalore business literature festival begins at IIM bangalore in September 17
      • The karnataka State Transport Corporation (KSRTC) Has bagged four national smart governance awards 2016 and has been rated among the top transport projects of the year 
      • Om Prakash Meena is chief secretary of Rajasthan 
      • The Spanish Talgo train completed its final trail between Delhi and Mumbai in less than 12 hours at a maximum speed of 150 kmph 
      • A task force headed by NITI Aayog Vice president Arvind Panagariya to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty has submitted its report to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)  and suggested setting up of a committee to identify people below the poverty line (BPL) 
      • China, Russia to hold joint exercises in South China Sea by Jane ‘Joint Sea-2016 
      • Vodafone and BSNL have inked a countrywide 2G intra circle roaming agreement to provide better telecom services to their respective customers 
      • CBEC  to be renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Tax (CBIT) under GST regime 
      • Mobile payments and e- commerce platform Paytm has announced the roll out of Aadhar –  based e-Know Your Customer, a move that will help enable a real – time and paperless customer verification process 
      • Angeligue Kreber won women’s  US Open 2016 by defeating Karolina Pliskova. Kreber is new women’s number one tennis player 
      • Indian golfer Aditi Ashok registered her first top – 10 finishes as professional on the Ladies European Tour at the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters 
      • Indian Railways won Murugappa hockey gold cup
      • Army Green lift football Durand Cup 
      • Philippine director Lav Diaz’s ‘Ang Babaeng Humayo’ (The woman who left) won the golden lion for best film at the 73rd Venice film festival 
      • Putlizer prize – winning journalists, composers, authors and playwrights gathered at Harvard University to celebrate Putlizer centennial celebration 

      Sep 10 2016

      • SEBI grants ICICI prudential life insurance Co. to launch its initial public offering (IPO) 
      • Harnamm Kaur became youngest women in the world to have full beard 
      • International shooting sports Federation honoured Pawan Singh former Indian coach for his contribution towards game 
      • ‘Madad’ is the registration module for the Indian students studying abroad 
      • Samsung galaxy note 7 is prohibited by civil aviation ministry for usage/carrying it in aircraft
      • Odisha bagged the best agriculture state award at agriculture leadership summit 2016. Haryana bagged best horticulture state award 
      • Varun singh bhatia won bronze medal and Mariyappan Thangavelu bagged gold medal at rio paralympic games 
      • Mandi district of Himachal pradesh topped the 2016 ‘Swachh Survekshan’ for rural India under hills category and Sindhdurg district of Maharastra topped under plains category 
      • Sikkim has been adjudged cleanest state 
      • 212 million years old crocodile (reptile) fossil found at Mexico 
      • SBI has launched ‘SBI in touch’  branch at Gandhi Nagar, Vellore. Its fully automated branch 
      • IAF MiG-21 aircraft crashes in Barmer Rajasthan 

      Sep 09 2016

      • North Korea has successfuly tested a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a missile
      • Zakir Naik’s NGO Islamic research foundation has been put under the ‘prior permission category’ by the Home ministry 
      • Najeeb jung is lieutenant governor of Delhi 
      • 10th Asia cadet judo championship is held in Kochi 
      • PepsiCo CRO and chairman Indira Nooyi is ranked second in the Fortune’s ’51 most powerful women’s’  list. Mary Bara CEO and chairman of general motors tops the list 
      • Gujarat governor O P Kohli takes additional charge of Madhya Pradesh 
      • Laser interferometer gravitational wave observatory (LIGO) lab  is to be developed in Higoli district of maharastra 
      • Majuli district  in assam is world’s largest river island 
      • ICC- international cricket committee withdraws two tier test match proposal 
      • RBI canceled registration of Simco consultants, Lunkad securities, Rajvir marketing and investments,crystal investments and  jaya investment agency. These are non banking financial companies 
      • Pankaj Advani became first Indian cueist from India to win Bronze medal at the prestigious Sangsom 6 Red snooker world championship at Bankok 

      Sep 08 2016 

      • East Asia and ASEAN  summit 2016 is held at Vientiane, Laos. 
      • Transgender Bishesh Huierm will compete in the miss International Beauty Queen event in Thailand. She is from Manipur 
      • US swimmer Ryan Locthe has been suspended for 10 months following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at rio olympics 
      • Zuckerberg’s philanthropic arm Chan Zuckerberg initiative invests in education – tech startup Byju’s 
      • ICICI Bank the country’s largest private sector bank, announced the introduction of software robots which promise to cut response time by customers by 60% and increase accuracy to 100%
      • President Pranab Mukherjee gives nod to constitution amendment bill on GST (GOODS AND SERVICES TAX BILL) 
      • IIT, TERI (The Energy Resources Institute) join hands with the Netherlands Universities to set set up sewage treatment plans to clean the river Yamuna 
      • Cricketer turned politician Navjot singh sidhu launched new political front, Awaaz-e-Punjab 
      • PRABAL DOSTYK – 16 is joint military exercise between India and Kazakhstan 
      • The UN charter was recently translated to Sanskrit language 
      • WHO declares India as YAWS free country. It is caused by bacteria 
      • ISRO launched advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR
      • 8th September is celebrated as international literacy day. Reading the past writing the future is the theme of international literacy day 
      • Over 15 crore LEDS distributed under UJALA scheme 
      • Centre announces special financial package for Andhra Pradesh 
      • Centre approves 450 crores for Swadesh darshan scheme 
      • Jayant Purushottam Gokhale is new director of syndicate bank 
      • Canara bank has been awarded with the Dun and Bradstreet Banking awards 2016 
      • Summer paralympics 2016 begins at rio 
      • India signs open air pact worth Greece 

        Sep 07 2016 

        • Karnataka releases 15000 water to Tamil Nadu
        • Supreme court ordered states and union territories to upload FIRs within 24 hours of their registration in police station 
        • Centre announces special status for Andhra Pradesh 
        • Kudankulam nuclear reactor is present in Tamil Nadu 
        • Internal security act is announced by maharastra govt 
        • India and Japan pledged to strengthen ties in key areas of counter – terrorism, civil nuclear cooperation, trade and investment 
        • Communalism :a primer is written by Bipin Chandra
        • C K Asian appointed as CMD of uranium corporation of India limited 
        • India has signed MOU with Greece to allow unlimited number of flights into each others countries 
        • SBI raises 2100 crore  rupees via perpetual bonds 
        • Bangalore to host first edition of IoT(Internet of Things) India Congress Tata arm to manufacture panels for Boeing’s p-8 warplane 

        Sep 06  2016 

        • Vientiane (laos) is the city that will host 28th ASEAN  summit 
        • Nuakhai an agrarian mass festival is held in odisha 
        • Rajasthan high court launched e- stamping facility 
        • Bibhuti Lahkar became first Asian to win heritage heroes award by the international union for conservation of nature 
        • G-20 summit concludes at Hangzhou China 
        • WHO declares Srilanka  malaria free 
        • Urjit Patel sworn in as 24th governor of RBI 
        • UK appoints ambassador to Iran first time After 2011
        • Priyanka Yoshikawa indo-japanese girl crowned as miss Japan 
        • The first cargo truck under BBIN(BHUTAN, BANGLADESH, INDIA, NEPAL) motor vehicle agreement for motor vehicle agreement reached New Delhi 
        • Equitas a small finance bank has commenced its banking operation in chennai 
        • Sikki reddy and pranav Jerry chopra clinched their maiden mixed doubles badminton title at Brazil open grand prix 
        • Sanjhauli block in Bihars Rohtas district declared as fir#first open defecation free block in the state under swach bharath mission 

        Sep 05 2016

        • Eastern gorilla has been declared as critically endangered species by the international union for conservation of nature 
        • Nico rosberg wins Italian grand prix 
        • Gumthala garhu became first WiFi hotspot village of haryana 
        • Sakshi Malik is appointed as wrestling director of Rohtak University 
        • Nalinidhar bhatacharya assamese sahitya academy winner passed away 
        • Beijing Olympics 2008 gold medalist Abhinav bindra announced retirement. He won gold in 10 metre air rifle 
        • September 5 is observed as international day of charity and its also observed as teachers day in India, its birth day of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishna, first vice president of India and second president of India 
        • Haryana decided to develop 340 villages as horticulture villages 
        • A newly discovered fish had been named after US president Obama 
        • A driverless bus service began in france
        • The Jan Sikshan Sansthan (JSS)  has received unesco confucius award for literacy. Its chairman us Abdul Wahab 
        • Noted odia poet hrushikesh mallick will receive ‘Sarala’ award in d field of poetry 
        • Mother Teresa became Saint Teresa 
        • RBI opens door to Islamic finance 
        • Odisha govt has signed lease agreement with Falcon marine exports

        Sep 04 2016 

        • India signed an maritime transport agreement with Egypt 
        • Rishi kapoor was felicitated at the first edition of BRICS film festival at New Delhi 
        • C vidyasagar rao is recently appointed as acting governor of tamil nadu. He is governor of maharastra 
        • The union govt announced national apprentice promotion scheme  with an budget of 10000 crores 
        • Scientists have discovered a ‘ghost snake’ a new species of pale grey reptiles in Madagascar 
        • G-20 summit begins in Hangzhou China
        • Tamil nadu assembly has passed resolution asking the centre to prevail upon kerala and karnataka govts not to construct any structures across the siruvani and cauvery rivers respectively 
        • Bharath ratna Sachin Tendulkar has been appointed as brand ambassador by kerala govt for anti – liquor and drug campaign 
        • Odisha govt launches bhiju kanya ratna yojana related to gender discrimination against girls 
        • South Africa cricket team announced racial quota in all three formats of cricket 
        • Serena Williams holds d record of most number of wins in  open era grandslams by women 
        • Maharastra topped in ease of doing business in Indian states in a list released by Asia competitive institute Singapore 

        Sep 03 2016

        • Chilli grenades grenades will replace pellet guns in kashmir Valley by military personnels
        • India extended a 500 million dollar line of credit to Vietnam and signed 12 agreements 
        • INS Trikand hands over relief material to Madagascar 
        • US and China ratify Paris climate deal. The pact aims to limit global temperature rise to within 2 degree Celsius 
        • Samsung electronics Co Ltd recalled all galaxy note 7 smartphones equipped with batteries it has found for prone and halted it’s sales 
        • Anil khanna, the president of the Asian tennis Federation and vice president of the international tennis Federation is elected as life president of the all India tennis association 
        • World’s oldest fossil found in Greenland its 3.7 billion years old
        • Michel tremer is Brazil’s new president 
        • Carnatic singer T M krishna and campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging Bezwada Wilson awarded with raman magsaysay award 
        • AK sinha committee is appointed to study  the slit in river ganga in Bihar 
        • Reliance India limited to create 5000 crore venture capital  fund to help young entrepreneurs in the country 
        • Union bank of India has launched unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) based *99# mobile application. It does not require Internet connectivity to perform banking activities 

        Sep 02 2016

        • Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan has been made honorary life member of Marylebone cricket club (MCC), He is 24th Indian cricketer to be bestowed the honour 
        • Hurricane Hermine batters US coast 
        • Actor Jackie Chan will be awarded with an honorary Oscar by the academy of motion picture arts and science on November 12
        • Gopal Murali Bhagat has been appointed as executive director of corporation bank 
        • The international air transport association has announced Alexandre de Juniac as director general and CEO  of the association 
        • Kolkata to get country’s first church named after Saint Teresa in September 4
        • The first ever film festival of the BRICS nation inaugurated in New Delhi 
        • India to sign film treaty with Russia and South Africa 
        • Rajasthan assembly ratifies GST bill 
        • India and Egypt agreed to step up their counter terrorism co-operation. 
        • The Indian air force is set to make debut on social networking site Facebook and Twitter 
        • A new virus found in cattle is named as influenza-D
        • Cricketer turned politician Navjot singh sidhu has found new party by ‘Awaaz-e-Punjab to contest in punjab assembly elections 
        • Space-x rocket is destroyed in recent explosion 
        • Indian railways launched an insurance scheme for passengers travelling on e-ticket with insurance cover up to 10 lakh. A premium of  92 paise should be paid 
        • The  army design bureau has been established by  Indian army to indigenise procurement and reduce import dependence 

        Sep 01 2016 

        • Mahadayi water dispute tribunal is headed by justice J M Panchal. Its water dispute between karnataka, Goa and Maharastra 
        • The requiste number of states have ratified the GST constitution amendment bill. Its sent for presidential assent
        • Reliance Jio to launch in September 5
        • German football captain bastain schweinsteiger retires from international football 
        • West Indian fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh is new bowling coach of Bangladesh 
        • The RBI has directed all credit information companies to provide a free full credit report, once every calendar year to individuals 
        • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw chairperson and managing director of Biocon has been awarded with ‘Chevalier del’Ordre National de la legion d’honour’ (Knight of the national order of the French legion of honour) 
        • The RBI has allowed banks to sell stressed assets to securitisation companies, reconstruction companies, other banks, non banking financial institutions apart from asset reconstruction companies 
        • UN chief Ban Ki-moon is on visit to srilanka
        • Hundreds of people head to Rome for Mother Teresa’s canonisation (sainthood) at Vatican on September 4
        • The maiden joint disaster management exercise ‘prakampana’ will take place in vishakapatnam 
        • Abdel Fattah el-Sisi president of Egypt arrives at New Delhi 
        • Prime minister narendra modi will leave for a four day tour to Vietnam and China 
        • DNA sequenced in space for first time by NASA 
        • Union minister D V sadananda gowda inaugurated 8th meeting of SAARC statistical organisations in New Delhi 
        • The energy and research institute (TERI) has appointed Ashok Chawla as the new chancellor 
        • The ministers of urban development and Amar chitra katha have signed MOU to publish and distribute a special addition of comic book focusing on swach bharath mission 
        • BRICS convention on tourism has began at khajuraho 
        • England set world record one day international score of 444 runs 
        • SBI mutual fund  has appointed anuradha rao as managing director and chief executive 
        • India is ranked 35th in world banks logistic performance  index  2016, Germany tops the list 

        Aug 31 2016 

        • Gujarat became first state to distribute 2 crore LED  bulbs under Unnat Jyothi by affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme 
        • National payments cooperation of India (NPCI)  has launched Bharath bill payment system, it will allow payment for every day utility services like electricity, water, phone bills etc
        • Aishwarya rajnikanth dhanush Indian film  director has been appointed as UN’s women’s advocate for gender equality and women’s empowerment in India 
        • Irfan khan is honoured with entertainer of the year award by CNBC-TV18 
        • Man Kaur 100 year old women athlete from India won gold medal at the American masters games in the 100 Metre dash 
        • According to RBI’s 2016-17 report India’s economy is likely to grow up to 7.6%
        • Media giant Sony pictures networks India has decided to acquire Ten Sports network for 385  million dollar 
        • UP tops list of honour killings 
        • The supreme court quashed the CPM – led West Bengal governments decision to acquire about 1000 acres of tata’s Nano car plant at ‘Singur’  West Bengal 
        • The Maldives government issued arrest warrant for ex-president Mohamed Nasheed 
        • Jawaharlal Nehru established The national herald and navjivan will resume publication in coming months with publishing house associated journals Ltd. 
        • Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country’s president post in a Senate impeachment 
        • French climate negotiator Laurence Tubiana has become a new governing Council member of The energy and resources institute (TERI) 
        • Typhoon lionrock kills 9 persons in Japan 
        • Olympic legendary Gymnast Vera Caslavska passed away