Today Current Affairs September 8 2016
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Current Affairs 8th September
Filmmaker K G George – Honoured – J C Daniel Award
K G George who is the National Award winner & veteran director has been selected for JC Daniel award 2015. For Malayalam cinema the Kerala Government’s highest honor for outstanding contribution.
Religare Enterprises – Sunil Godhwani – CEO
The Religare Enterprises Ltd. has appointed Sunil Godhwani as chief executive for the remaining period of his tenure. This decision was taken at the company’s AGM (annual general meeting), which was presided over by Malvinder Mohan Singh, non-executive chairman, and Religare Enterprises.
India and Chile – expand preferential trading pact – boost economic ties
India and Chile have expanded their Preferential Trade Agreement with both offering to lower or eliminate tariffs on some items traded with each other. Chile has offered concessions to India on 1798 tariff lines with the margin of preference ( the extent to which duties are lower than those offered to other countries) ranging from 30% to100%.
Helpline – no. 14401 – info on power cuts launched
The DoT (Department of Telecom) has created “Urja Mitra Helpline” through which the customers can get information on power outages from distribution companies by dialing 14401.
September 8th Latest Updates
UN Charter – translated – Sanskrit
The UN Charter seminal treaty of the United Nations has translated into Sanskrit. This will be available in Six Official Languages of UN.
India’s light utility – maiden helicopter flight successful
HAL has completed the test flight of indigenous (LUH) Light Utility Helicopter Bengaluru. The LUH will replace the military’s obsolescent fleet of Chetak & Cheetah helicopters that have flown for over three decades.
Govt approves – Rs. 450 Cr – Swadesh Darshan projects
Under “Swadesh Darshan” Scheme, the government has approved projects worth over Rs. 450 crores for five states. This scheme was launched with an objective to develop 13 theme-based tourist circuits in the country & the approval for five was given in a meeting of the central sanctioning and monitoring committee.
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Dharmendra Pradhan launches – Gas4India campaign – boost natural gas use
Dharmendra Pradhan who is the Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas has launched the Gas4India campaign for the aimed at promoting the use of gas in the country. He also launched the website, song, Facebook page & Twitter handle.
Govt – 6 start-up centres
To set up centers of excellence, the Central government has approved six proposals to promote & fund start-ups under the (NIDHI) National Initiative for Development and Harnessing Innovation, a program steered by the Department of Science and Technology. The proposals for this six centers of excellence that were approved by the National Expert Advisory Committee include SINE-IIT Bombay, a research park at IIT-Gandhinagar, CIIE-IIM Ahmedabad, and Venture Center-NCL Pune.
Thithi – Best Film honor – 1st BRICS Film Festival
M. Venkaiah Naidu who is the Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting Minister awarded the Best Film award to Raam Reddy’s Kannada film Thithi at the closing ceremony of the 1st BRICS Film Festival. Thithi film which earlier won various honors at 68th Locarno International Film Festival, Marrakech International Film Festival, 19th Shanghai International Film Festival and 63rd National Film Awards.
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