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 
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