Today Current Affairs September 17 2016
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Vijaya Bank – gets award
For the year 2015-16 under Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar (Region C), Vijaya Bank has bagged the second prize. From President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the award was given to Kishore Sansi who is the Managing Director & CEO Vijaya Bank. Vijaya Bank is a fastest growing Public Sector Bank with its Corporate Office in Karnataka, Bangalore, India.
Ahmedabad – host African Development Bank – meets next year
In may next year the India will host the Annual Meetings of the AFDB (African Development Bank). It will held at Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre, Ahmedabad on May 22-26.
Atul Kumar Goel – takes charges – ED in UBI
Atul Kumar Goel who is the General Manager of Allahabad Bank has made the charge as Executive Director at Union Bank of India. The Central Government appointed Goel through a notification dated September 15. This appointment is for the period of three years.
September 17th Current Affairs
Government notifies – GST Council
The Government has formally told the GST Council, which will decide on the tax rate, exempted goods under the new taxation regime. Arun Jaitley who is the Finance Minister will chair the GST council. On September 22-23 the first meeting of the GST Council will held.
Reliance Communications – Aircel merger approved
RCom (Reliance Communications) board has approved the company’s merger with Aircel, in one of the biggest deals 0f telecom space in recent times. Under the supervision of the Board, an independent professional team will manage the company.
Uber partners NSDC – Maruti to skill – 1 million by 2018
To provide the livelihood opportunities for one million people by 2018 the transportation app Uber has launched a new initiative in partnership with Maruti Suzuki and (NSDC) National Skill Development Corporation. Uber Technologies Inc. is an American multinational online transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Naropa Festival – begins – Ladakh
The Naropa festival which is held at every 12 years. It will begin today at the 17th century Hemis Monastery in Ladakh. A celebration of the 1,000th birth anniversary of Saint Naropa is the main events at the week-long Naropa festival, a celebration of the 1,000th birth anniversary of Saint Naropa.
Recent Current Affairs
Two India-Born MIT Scientists – Win Prestigious US Awards
From MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) the two Indo-American scientists have been grant with prestigious awards for their path-breaking inventions. Ramesh Raskar who is an imaging scientist and inventor at MIT has awarded the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize 2016. Dinesh Bharadia who is the researcher at MIT won the Paul Baran Young Scholar Award of the US-based Marconi Society.
Nadia Murad – UN Goodwill Ambassador
Nadia Murad who is the former ISIS captive is the UN’s new Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking. He is 23 years old. Nadia is a member of the Yazidi community was kidnapped by Islamic State (ISIS) forces when they raid her village over two years ago.
Award – KVGB insurance effort
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