Today Current Affairs September 29 2016
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September 29th Current Affairs
Microsoft Signed Adobe – Azure Cloud Computing Services
Tech giants Adobe and Microsoft has announced the major partnership to promote the use of each other cloud-computing tools among their mutual customers.
India jumps 16 places – Global competitiveness ranking
India has climbed the 16 places to 39th rank on Global Competitiveness Index released by World Economic Forum. For the 8th time, Switzerland has topped the list.
Typhoon Megi Hits – Taiwan
The powerful typhoon Megi has recently hit the island-nation Taiwan with winds up to 230 km/hr that causing heavy rains & triggering damaging winds. It is equivalent to the Category of 4 tropical cyclones.
IPS officer OP Singh – new Director General of CISF
O P Singh who is the 1983 batch officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre has appointed as the new Director General of CISF. Before to this serving as the Director General of (NDRF) National Disaster Response Force.
Uttam Singh – honored with – Lata Mangeshkar Award
On 27 September 2016, Uttam Singh who is the Famous music director & violinist honored with the Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement of the Maharashtra Government. This award carries a citation, a trophy & 500000 rupees in cash.
29th September Current Affairs
Jim Yong Kim reappointed – World Bank President
Jim Yong Kim has re-appointed for the second five-year term as World Bank president from the beginning of July, next year. The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to the developing countries for capital programs.
Obama nominates ambassador – Cuba
Barack Obama who is the president of United States has appointed its first Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis to Cuba in 55 years. DeLaurentis who is the new ambassador had been working at the new US Embassy in Havana, which opened since 2014.
Special trees – Delhi to get – natural heritage tag
The 16 trees located in the Aravali & NCR to be notified as “protected” natural heritage, on the lines of recognizing special monuments in Delhi, announced by Delhi Cabinet Minister Kapil Mishra. Some of the trees in the list are banyan, ailanthus, mango, Arjuna, and Ashok.
Project Saksham – 5 things to know about new indirect tax network – CBEC
Project Saksham which is the new indirect tax network of the (CBEC) Central Board of Excise and Customs, has approved by the (CCEA) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the PM Narendra Modi. The total cost of the project is estimated to be Rs 2256 crore, which will be incurred over a period of 7 years.
The World Rabies Day – 28th September
The World Rabies Day has observed on the 28 September 2016. The theme for World Rabies Day – Educate. Vaccinate. Eliminate. The day is annually celebrated to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating the disease.
These are the current affairs of September 29th.