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Daily Current Affairs September 2015 Power Capsule, Bankers Guru, Nirdeshak, Bankersadda


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National:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) on the occasion of his visit to Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency. The primary objective of IPDS was To provide 24×7 power supply in urban areas.
Piyush Goyal launched Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity Survey of States Report
NOC Online Application Portal and Processing System for the National Monument Authority launched.
Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, launched the Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification & Maintenance) Policy, 2015 in New Delhi. As per the policy, '1%' percentage of the total project cost of all highways projects will be kept aside for the highway plantation and its maintenance.
B.S. Baswan, IAS is heading the expert committee to revisit the civil services examination pattern, as disclosed by Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
Union Finance Ministry launched NXT DIGITAL-Headend In The Sky  (HITS) digital platform initiative
The Union Environment Ministry recently banned Diclofenac drug for human use with the primary objective to conserve and protect vultures from extinction. Henceforth, it will be sold only in single-dose vial packaging for human use.
Two Indian Coast Guard ships Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Apoorva and Interceptor Boat C-421.
The Information Technology Ministry withdrew the proposal in view of the public outcry against it. After it was observed that the proposed National Encryption Policy could impact freedom of social media and individual users
Korea Caravan 2015 organised by Korea-Andhra Pradesh Friendship Forum held in Vishakhapatnam
Mukesh Ambani India’s richest person for 9th consecutive year by Forbes
The banks in Dakshina Kannada district will conduct a mega credit camp to disburse loans under the MUDRA scheme of the Centre on September 28.
Kolkata start-up launches portal for preparing IT returns
The Finance Ministry announced MAT exemption to foreign companies with no permanent establishment (PE) in India with effect from assessment year 2001-02.
Union Government Rs. 1.22 lakh crore disbursement target for micro and marginal businesses under MUDRA scheme by the end of the current fiscal.
Union Cabinet cleared the proposal for a nearly Rs. 8,000-crore project for IAF’s Integrated Air Command and Control System (IACCS). It will help in integrating all ground and air sensors to get a composite air situation picture of the country
Union Government formed B S Baswan committee to revisit civil services examination pattern
Union Government constitute expert committee to revive UPSC civil services exam pattern
The “Digital India” dinner in the honour of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hosted at California, among India-born Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai and San Jose
Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay year long Birth Centenary Celebrations were initiated by the Union Govt. from 25 September 2015 on the occasion of his 99th Birth Anniversary.
Google to provide Wi-Fi in 400 Indian railway stations
INS Kochi commissioned into Indian Navy
Governor of Meghalaya V. Shanmuganathan gets additional charge of Manipur
India signs Loan Agreement with ADB for upgrading Tourism Infrastructure and Services
Ministry of Railways launched Indian Railway Knowledge Portal
Union Ministry of Tourism launched new initiatives on World Tourism Day
Union Home Minister released a Graphic booklet on Sardar Post
First conference on contemporary relevance of Bhagvad Gita held in UK
India’s globally acclaimed Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft also known as Mangalyaan has completed one year of the mission life around Mars on 24 September 2015.
The NITI Aayog’s Committee of Chief Ministers on Swachh Bharat Mission, suggested levying cess on telecom services, petrol and minerals like coal and iron ore to fund the cleanliness programme. The committee also pressed for enhancing the viability gap funding and tax exemptions to enable faster execution of the programme besides asking for separate tariff for waste-to-energy projects. The committee is headed by N. Chandrababu Naidu, AP Chief Minister.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) recently came out with an announcement regarding ‘NOTA’ (‘None of the Above’) option on ballot papers displayed on EVMs.
The West Bengal Government declassified the 64 files associated with Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. These classified files containing around thirteen thousand pages will be made accessible to the public from 21 September 2015. These controversial classified files were kept for last 70 years in glass cascades in Kolkata Police Museum.
India’s rank in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2015 was 81st place out of 141 countries.
Indian Railways has developed a new design of “Hybrid Vacuum Toilet” that combines the advantages of vacuum toilets and those of bio-toilets. This toilet is a first ever system of its kind to have been developed and built by any railway system in the world. The trial-run of this new toilet has been started in 'Dibrugarh Rajdhani' express train.
The State Govt. of Assam recently offered safe passage to separatist leader Paresh Baruah to visit his ailing mother. Baruah is associated with United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) anti-talks faction of Assam, against whom the Interpol has issued red corner notice.
Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)  increased the life insurance cover of its subscribers from 3.6 lakh to 6 lakh rupees.
Perumanna Grama Panchayat becomes first Panchayat in Kerala to declare a Water Policy
Bharat Dynamics Limited tests Anti-Tank guided Amogha-I Missile test fired
‘Shauryanjali’ - The name of the exhibition that was started on 15 September 2015 at the India Gate lawns in New Delhi to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Indo-Pak War of 1965.
Ashok-Alexander Sridharan from Kerala wins Bonn mayoral election
Anupam Kher honoured with certificate of recognition in US
Sunjeev Sahota Indian author was among the six writers short-listed for the prestigious Man Booker Prize 2015.
IIT- Delhi, IISc figured in the top 200 World University Rankings
IFC’s ‘Suryoday’ in rural Rajasthan
Marathi film ‘Court’ selected as India’s official entry to Oscars
Union Health Ministry releases National Health Profile 2015
Over 90 persons were killed and many injured when mining gelatin and detonators stored in a house near a restaurant exploded on 12 September 2015 in Petlawad of Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh.
AUSINDEX15, first Australia and India maritime exercise begins in Visakhapatnam
Bengaluru overtaken Mumbai in unsold housing units and thus become the city with the second-highest residential real estate inventory overhang after the National Capital Region (NCR).
West-Central Railway becomes first zone to eliminate Unmanned Level Crossings.
SAARC countries’ conference on Disaster Mitigation begins in New Delhi.
“Bharat Bandh” strike was observed by almost all the 10 major trade unions associated with the public sector and a few private associations. Against the proposed amendments to various labour legislations and the to protest the alleged “anti-labour” policies.
In order to enable seamless travel by different metros and other transport systems across the country, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a smart National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) model which will be inter-operable across different transport systems in the country by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
Google Inc. unveiled a redesign of its iconic logo. The new design spells ‘Google’ in a sans-serif typeface, similar to the one being used by Google’s newly created holding company, Alphabet. With this Google has done Five modifications in its logo since it started its operations.
India to join UN’s Better Than Cash Alliance to achieve financial inclusion.
India wins UNESCO Award for conserving Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala.
The Law Commission of India (LCI) recommended the abolition of death penalty in all cases except those related to terrorism and waging war against India.
SAHAJ -  The name of the scheme for online release of new LPG connections, launched by Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan.
Palakkad district of Kerala is on its way to be declared as the first total HIV/AIDS literate district in the country.
National highways to grow by 50,000 km in 6 months,
Tenth World Hindi Conference begins in Bhopal
The Bharatiya Janata Party-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) sweeps Delhi University polls, The Congress-affiliated National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) stood second and Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) of Aam Aadmi Party’s student entity secured third position.
12th World Hindi Conference, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which was being held at Bhopal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a new terminal of Chandigarh airport. This new terminal will handle both domestic as well as international flights and will be operated and maintained by Chandigarh International Airport Ltd (CHIAL).
Tenth World Hindi Conference begins in Bhopal
Download 'Narendra Modi Mobile App'; Connect with the PM, Learn About his Day-to-Day Activities Digitally
National web portal for apprenticeship training launched, for class 11 and 12 students. A logo and a slogan "Sashakt Yuva, Samarth Bharat". The apprenticeship training and board of practical training at Mumbai, Chennai, Kanpur and Kolkata.
Railways to get $30 billion World Bank aid: Prabhu
The forthcoming Assembly elections in Bihar would he held in Five stages.
South Asian Sub-Regional Drug Focal Point meeting begins in New Delhi
GSAT-6 Satellite successfully positioned in orbital slot of 83 Degree East.
BSNL to upgrade Broadband speed to minimum 2 Mbps.
Seven Indians figure in Forbes Asia’s new list of Philanthropists.
Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC) the civic body of Mumbai city came to news after it imposed a ban on sale of meat during 8 days ‘Paryushan Parva’, for observance fasting by the Jain community.
Indian Railways is poised to enter into an agreement with ISRO to facilitate getting images for mapping and communications to introduce Wi-Fi through the satellite system.
Uday Prakash a  'Sahitya Akademi’ award winning Hindi writer announced to return his award in protest against the murder of Kannada scholar and rationalist M.M. Kalburgi.
The Union Govt. set an ambitious literacy target under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY), was to achieve 100% literacy in villages adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana by March 2016.
Arun Jaitley launched digital version of Mahatma Gandhi's collected work
National Reform Council, the council appointed by Thailand’s military rulers, rejected a controversial new constitution that was drafted after last year’s coup. This newly drafted constitution met strong opposition on practically all sides of the political divide. This comes as another setback for holding elections in the country
Sumit Bose, former Finance Secretary was the head of a committee set up by the government to rationalise distribution incentives for financial products and curb their mis-selling, has in its report recommended flexible exits for financial products and that profits from exit charges not accrue to product providers.
Govt to develop Bodh Gaya as spiritual capital
Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has recognized the Indian Kalarippayattu Federation (IKF) as Regional Sports Federation (RSF) with an immediate effect.
India among few bright spots in global economy, says IMF
Greenpeace India a  noted international NGO’s Indian unit’s licence to receive foreign donations was cancelled by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Badarpur-Faridabad Metro
Union Cabinet approves National Offshore Wind Energy Policy.
Union Cabinet approved constitution of 21st Law Commission of India.
Union Cabinet cleared the purchase of two helicopters from Boeing Co. of the United States were Apache and Chinook.
Union Cabinet gives nod to amend MoU on Indo-German Partnerships in Higher Education
Union Cabinet gives nod to set up India Sign Language Research and Training Centre
Union Cabinet approves MoU with Cambodia for cooperation in tourism
Union Cabinet approves Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban mission for rural development
Union Cabinet approves Spectrum Trading norms for telecom firms.
Union Cabinet approves reimbursement to 4 government agencies for import of pulses.
Union Cabinet approves 150 days employment under MGNREGA in the drought hit areas
Union Cabinet approves MFP for Development of Hydrocarbon discoveries.
Union Cabinet announced the Gold Monetisation Scheme revamped Gold Deposit Scheme (GDS) and the Gold Metal Loan (GML) under which gold in any form can be deposited with banks for a period of one to 15 years. To bring out the huge amount of gold that is being kept idly by Indians, The primary objective of the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme was to rope in customers looking to buy gold as an investment.
Union Cabinet announced 100% FDI under the automatic route for white label ATM operations.
Union Cabinet gave its approval to the spectrum trading guidelines which will allow telecom companies to buy and sell spectrum for the telecom industry.
Union Government recognizes Yoga as Sports discipline.
Union Government gives nod to One Rank One Pension scheme.
Union Government cancels registration of Greenpeace India.
Union Government announced that it will now auction small oil and gas fields to private firms.
Union Government accepts A P Shah panel report on MAT.
Union Government released 2000 crore rupees to EPS-95 as contribution for 2015-16.
Union Government notifies merger of FMC with SEBIThe RBI issued draft guidelines pertaining to interest rates and base rates. It has prescribed a uniform method by which banks have to arrive at the interest rates for providing loans.
Union Government frames Smart National Common Mobility Card Model to enable metro travel, shopping.
Union Government releases Rs 2,000 crore for Employees’ Pension Scheme.
Union Government extends e-Tourist Visa Scheme to 37 more countries
Union Government for implementation of its ambitious ‘Housing for All’ scheme under which assistance of over Rs. 2 lakh crore would be provided over the next six years for enabling two crore urban poor own their own houses at 305 cities.
Union Government gives nod to One Rank One Pension scheme
Union Government notifies 20% provisional safeguard duty on certain categories of steel products.
Union Government has banned Naga rebel group National Socialist Council of Nagaland- Khaplang (NSCN-K) for five years
Union Government gives nod to IAF’s Integrated Air Command & Control System
Union Government has announced Special Assistance of 1000 crore rupees to the Andhra Pradesh Government for development projects during the financial year 2015-16.

Union Government appointed four Brand Ambassadors for Digital India Programme
List of Brand Ambassadors:
  •     Satwat Jagwani, All India IIT-JEE —Advanced Topper -2015 (Student)
  •     Krati Tiwari, All India IIT-JEE —Advanced Girl Topper -2015 (Student)
  •     Ankit Fadia, Author & Ethical Hacker
  •     Pranav Mistry, Samsung USA (Computer Scientist & Author of 6th Sense)
Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) the new scheme launched by the Union Govt. for the welfare of people affected by mining related operations.

PMKKKY Features:  

(a) to implement various developmental and welfare projects/programs in mining affected areas that complement the existing ongoing schemes/projects of State and Central Government

(b) to minimize/mitigate the adverse impacts, during and after mining, on the environment, health and socio-economics of people in mining districts and

(c) to ensure long-term sustainable livelihoods for the affected people in mining areas.

Ranks List of Doing Business in India: World Bank Report.

Top 5 States:
Gujarat (71.14%)
Andhra Pradesh (70.12%),
Jharkhand (63.09%),
Chhattisgarh (62.45%) , 5.
Madhya Pradesh (62.00%).

Bottom 5 states:
Mizoram (6.37%),
Jammu and Kashmir (5.93%),
Meghalaya (4.38%),
Nagaland (3.41%),
Arunachal Pradesh (1.23%).

States:
Andhra Pradesh CM released the water of river Godavari into Krishna to mark the formal linking of the two rivers. This event was performed at Ibrahimpatnam village near Vijayawada.
Andhra Pradesh Government unveils ‘New Tourism Policy-2015- 20’
Tamil Nadu making it mandatory for all high rise buildings in the state to have solar power generation facility.
Andhra Pradesh ‘e-Pragati’ to pave way for Digital AP (e-transactions, the State government is now rechristening the AP State Enterprise Architecture (APSEA) as ‘e-Pragati’).
Kerala: 200 people in Sastamnada village pledge organs for donation
Tamil Nadu’s first Global Investors Summit begins in Chennai.
Rajasthan passed first-of-its-kind of legislative bill that provides 14% reservation for economically backward classes (EBCs).
Rajasthan High Court declared Jain community’s practice of “Santhara” as illegal, which was stayed by the Supreme Court.
Rajasthan Assembly passes Rajasthan Vexation Litigation Prevention Bill, 2015
Maharashtra Government approves ordinance to amend MPDA Act, 1981.
Punjab Government wins award for achievement in rooftop solar power output.
Manipur assembly passes Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015.
Manipur witnessed huge violence after a general strike called by the tribal student organisations to protest against the passage of three Bills in the state Assembly.The tribal student groups are protesting against 1) Protection of Manipur People’s Bill 2015, 2) Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms (Seventh Amendment) Bill 2015 and 3) Manipur Shops and Establishments (Second Amendment) Bill 2015
Rajasthan HC’s decision declaring ‘Santhara’ ritual illegal, Supreme Court stay this Decision.
Madhya Pradesh Government launched M-Shiksha-Mitra mobile app for teachers
Gujarat accorded industry status to tourism as unveiled in state’s Tourism Policy for 2015-20.
Haryana Government wins Skoch Order-of-Merit National award for implementing e-governance, IT.
Punjab Government establishes Special MGNREGA cell.
Haryana state announced imposition of a complete ban on manufacture and sale of gutka, pan masala, and other similar products containing tobacco.
Haryana Government sets minimum qualification for candidates in Panchayati Raj polls.
Punjab and Haryana state governments have equal stake in CHIAL.
Rajasthan first state to submit State Annual Action Plan under AMRUT 
Maharashtra to train 55,000 employees under  Key Result Area (KRA) programme
Andhra Pradesh Govt. created history by taking the first step to link two mighty rivers Godavari and Krishna of the state. This was done by diverting the water of one river from Tadepudi reservoir to facilitate supply to the other river.
Andhra Pradesh government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to increase employability of students in the state.
Himachal Pradesh organised organic fair and food festival to boost organic farming
Haryana passes bill to abolish Police Recruitment Board.
Delhi High Court allows permanent commission for women in Indian Navy.
West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi got additional charge of Governor of Tripura

International:
UNGA adopted Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 193 member states of the United Nations adopted new Sustainable Development Goals to replace the expiring Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). 17 broad goals and 169 specific targets, these goals were adopted at the start of the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York.
G-4 countries viz Brazil, Germany, India and Japan have issued a Joint Statement on United Nations Security Council Reforms (UNSC).
Malcolm Turnbull Is Sworn In as Australia’s New Prime Minister
Alexis Tsipras sworn-in as Prime Minister of Greece
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sports Ministry of China to crack down on the supply and manufacture of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDS)
EU imposes anti-dumping duty on Indian steel pipes
United Nations unanimously adopted an ambitious agreement on the outcome document New Sustainable Development Agenda for the next 15 years i.e. till 2030.
The worst Hajj tragedy, more than 700 persons were killed and hundreds other were injured in a stampede outside the holy city of Mecca during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia at Mina
A powerful earthquake magnitude 6.6 on Richter scale has hit Indonesia’s eastern region of Papua.
Cow declared as National Animal of Nepal
Belgium created history by entering the finals of the Davis Cup for the first time in last 111 years.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina wins UN award for climate change
Catalonia region, where the pro-independence parties won an absolute majority in regional elections in Spain.
UN marks International Day by stressing vital role of civil society for true democracy.
Constituent Assembly rejects proposal to declare Nepal as a Hindu state.
The populations of marine mammals, fish, birds and reptiles have declined by 49% since 1970. The study report was prepared by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).
The much-anticipated report on human rights violations in Sri Lanka prepared by the U.N. Human Rights Office (OHCHR), There were horrific level of human rights violations and abuses in Sri Lanka between 2002 and 2011
Nepal’s Parliament approves new Constitution, this is fifth constitution enacted by Nepal. Establishes Nepal as secular and federal democratic republic
Hungary declared state of emergency in two of its counties in view of the ongoing migrant crisis.
Hizbul Mujahideen,  the supremacy of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as the number one militant organization in Kashmir has ended.
Cyrus Piinawalla, the billionaire businessman came to news for recently purchasing the iconic ‘Lincoln House’ in Mumbai for a huge price of Rs. 750 crore.
UN General Assembly adopts of text-based negotiations on UN Security Council reforms
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was ousted from power as leader of the ruling centre-right Liberal Party by challenger Malcolm Turnbull.
The UNGA adopted a resolution to use a text as the basis for discussions on the issue of reforms pertaining to the Security Council, India’s hopes of an expanded U.N. Security Council (UNSC) took place at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The Pentagon, the headquarters for U.S. defence establishment, recently set up a first-ever country specific special cell with the objective of speeding up its defence ties with India was ‘India Rapid Reaction Cell’ (IRRC).
North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facility resumes operation
Highest mountain of North America Mt McKinley renamed as Denali
Tejinder Pal Singh named as Australian of the Day by Commonwealth Bank
Canada’s economy falls into a recession.
China, Pakistan launch joint ‘Shaheen (Eagle) – 4’ Air Drill
Indian American Jagdeep Grewal chosen as postmaster for Sacramento
According to the information disclosed by Lebanese sources and confirmed by the U.S. officials, Russia has recently joined the ongoing war in Syria by backing President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.
The United Nations General Assembly gave its approval to Palestine country’s resolution under which this country’s flag will fly at the United Nations (UN) despite this country not being a member of the UN.
Qatar deploys troops in Yemen for first time. 
China, Pakistan launch joint ‘Shaheen (Eagle) – 4’ Air Drill.
Germany and Austria of Europe opened their borders to thousands of exhausted refugees.
Barack Obama became the first-ever sitting US President to cross the Arctic Circle to go to Alaska.
NASA’s SERVIR-Mekong project to help monitor environment in Southeast Asia.
Temple of Bel. The historic temple in the ancient town of Palmyra in Syria, the destruction by the militants of the Islamic State (IS) .
Tallest mountain in North America, Mount McKinley renamed as Denali.
Denali the new name of Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain of the United States.
G20, OECD announce new corporate governance code
The first spatially continuous map of worldwide forest tree density was prepared by a Yale University scholar and his team approximate 3.04 trillion  number of trees worldwide.
G-20 launches W-20 grouping for gender inclusive economic growth
World's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi of Nepal, dies at 75
New species of human relative discovered in South Africa.
Singapore ruling party wins elections, returns to power, The PAP (People's Action Party) got 83 of the 89 seats in Parliament while the opposition Workers' Party captured six. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong party People’s Action Party (PAP) returned to the power with a massive mandate for the 12th time since Singapore attained independence.
Pakistan SC ordered adoption of Urdu as official language, with these Urdu will be used as an official language at the government offices of Pakistan.
British monarch Queen Elizabeth II reached a major milestone by becoming the longest-reigning monarch in Britain’s history. of serving the throne for 63 years and 7 months she surpassed.
Russian astronaut record-breaker Padalka returns to Earth, The 57-year-old's latest mission lasted 168 days, bringing his total to 879 days in space over five trips.
Jeremy Corbyn was elected as the new leader of opposition Labour Party of British politics.
Nepal adopts new Constitution on 20 September 2015 It is the first full democratic Constitution in Nepal’s history and Nepali citizens became sovereign in the true sense.
Burkina Faso a West African country faced military coup with the military officers overthrowing the government.
Egypt's president swears in new government. Sherif Ismail sworn-in as Prime Minister.
China launches newly-developed smaller version Long March-6 carrier rocket.
Japan’s Parliament passed the bill which allows Japan’s military to fight abroad for the first time since World War II contentious security bill which resulted in a huge debate on the issue and protests by the opposition parties.
Central Chile hit by 8.3 magnitude earthquake
NASA may launch its Mars sample-return mission by 2022

India - World:
India - Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2015 begins in Pune
India - Pakistan Flag Meeting decides to defuse situation on LoC
India - Pakistan agree to maintain peace along border after DG level talks
India - Maldives 6th Joint Military Exercise begins in Thiruvananthapuram.
India - Belarus set trade target of 1 billion dollar by 2018.
India - Australia agree to deepen bilateral Defence Partnership
India - UAE agree to increase bilateral trade by 60% in next 5 years.
India - Indonesia sign pact to cooperate on criminal matters.
India - Cambodia ink 2 MoUs for bilateral cooperation in Tourism, Mekong Ganga Project
India - US Ministerial Energy Dialogue was held at the US Department of Energy, Washington.
India - Laos ink two MoUs to strengthen bilateral ties

Sports:
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis win Guangzhou Open title
Pankaj Advani wins 2015 IBSF World Billiards Championship
Abhinav Bindra wins Gold in Asian Air Gun Championships
Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich footballer created history by scoring five goals in nine minutes in a Bundesliga match.
England is hosting the ongoing 8th Rugby World Cup in which 20 countries are participating.
Durban (South Africa) became the first-ever city from Africa to get the hosting rights for the Commonwealth Games for 2022.
Virat Kohli starts tennis innings as UAE Royals co-owner in IPTL
Indian golfer Aditi Ashok claims Singha Thailand Amateur title.
Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Leander Paes of India won US Open mixed doubles title.
Weightlifter Deepak Lather won Gold in 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games
Anirban Lahiri becomes 1st Indian golfer to qualify for President’s Cup
Apurvi Chandela shooter bags silver at ISSF World Cup Final.
Lewis Hamilton wins 2015 Japanese Grand Prix title of Formula One
Lewis Hamilton won the Italian F1 Grand Prix, held at the Monza Circuit.
Sebastian Vettel wins 2015 Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One
Kenya created history by topping the medals tally at the 15th World Championships of Athletics at Beijing.
Mumbai wins Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy of Cricket.
Australian Cricketer Shane Watson announces retirement from Test cricket
Indian boxer Vikas Krishan wins silver medal in 75 kg category in Asia Championships.
Leander Paes and Martina Hingis won the 2015 U.S. Open mixed doubles title by defeating Sam Querrey and Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the finals. This was third mixed doubles title of the year for Paes and Hingis.
World welterweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (US) ended his illustrious boxing career with a win over Andre Berto to claim the 49th and final win of his career. He thus ended 49-0 to match the record of Rocky Marciano heavy weight boxing legend.
Wrestler Narsingh Pancham Yadav books an Olympic berth for 2016 Rio games.
The Chinese city of Hangzhou was the host of the 2022 Asian Games.
India Test captain Virat Kohli recently acquired stake in which franchisee team of Indian Premier Tennis League (IPTL) to become a co-owner of UAE Royals, UAE Royals will be led by Swiss great Roger Federer. Other franchisee teams in IPTL are Indian Aces, Japan Warriors, Philippine Mavericks and Singapore Slammers. The UAE leg of the league will be held from December 14 to 16 at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.
Los Angeles to Be U.S. Bidder to Host 2024 Olympics
Durban in South Africa confirmed as 2022 Commonwealth Games host
India won a historic Test series against Sri Lanka , with this win India ended a 22-year long wait for a Test series win over Sri Lanka on their home soil in 1993.
Indian Wushu team won 12 medals at Pars International Cup in Tehran
Mariko Kipchumba of Kenya won 2015 Beijing International Marathon
Czech Republic defeated India 3-1 in the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie , which was played at Delhi’s RK Khanna Stadium. which impact this defeat for India has been pushed again to the Asian-Oceania group
Ajay Jayaram wins silver medal in 2015 Korea Open Badminton tournament
Ajinkya Rahane honoured with life membership by Cricket Club of India (CCI).
Skeet shooter Mairaj Khan books Olympics quota

Winners of 2015 US Open:

Men’s Singles: 
Novak Djokovic (Serbia) won Roger Federer(Switzerland).

Women’s Singles: 
Flavia Pennetta (Italy) won Roberta Vinci (Italy) (1st Italian to win US Open)

Men’s Doubles:
Pierre-Hugues Herbert - Nicolas Mahut (France) won Jamie Murray (United Kingdom) and John Peers (Australia).

Women’s Doubles:
Sania Mirza (India) and Martina Hingis (Switzerland) won Casey Dellacqua (Australia) and Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) .

Mixed Doubles:
Leander Paes (India) and Martina Hingis (Switzerland) won Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey (USA).

Banking:
RBI Highlights of the 4th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement

– Repo rate cut by 50 bps to 6.75%

– Reserve repo rate cut to 5.75%

– Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at 4%

– Growth estimate for 2015-16 marginally cut to 7.4% from 7.6%

– FPI investment limit in Government bonds to be hiked to 5% by 2018

SBI slashed minimum lending or base rate by 0.4%. The new base rate of SBI after this reduction was 9.4%.
RBI notified new norms pertaining to change in ownership of borrowing entities. These new norms allow banks to upgrade credit facilities extended to borrowing entities upon a change in ownership, so long as the ownership has been changed outside ‘Strategic Debt Restructuring Scheme’. This change will give banks more flexibility to bring in a change in ownership of borrowing entities which are under stress.
SBI Card launches credit card for online shopping
Bankers Chanda Kochhar and Arundhati Bhattacharya have been ranked as top two in a list of most powerful women in Asia-Pacific prepared by the global magazine Fortune.
RBI, Nepal Rastra Bank ink MoU for supervisory information exchange
RBI announced canceling the certificate of registration Sahara India Financial Corporation Limited entity of the Sahara Group.
RBI declared SBI and ICICI Bank as Domestic Systemically Important Banks
ICICI Lombard General Insurance has tied up with Catholic Syrian Bank(CSB)
RBI to issue Rs 5 coin on golden jubilee of 1965 Indo-Pak war.
RBI relaxed Change in Ownership Norms of Borrowing Entities
RBI draft proposes allowing cos to tap SWFs, pension funds for external debt
The SEBI imposed the biggest-ever fine of Rs. 7,269.5 crore on PACL construction and real entity entity for illegal and fraudulent mobilisation of funds from the public .
RBI Annual Report for 2014-15 had revealed that the central bank’s Contingency funds, used in case of unforeseen shocks, have fallen to 8.4% of total assets. Apart from this, for the last two years, the RBI has made no transfers to its Contingency Fund or its Asset Development Fund. the stipulated target for funding of RBI’s contingency funds was 12% of assets.
Financial savings of households have successfully reversed a 5-year long dipping trend by RBI.
RBI approves 10 entities to set up Small Finance Banks, ( 10 entities are: Au Financiers (India) Ltd, Capital Local Area Bank, Disha Microfin Private Ltd, Equitas Holdings P Limited, ESAF Microfinance and Investments Private Ltd, Janalakshmi Financial Services Private Limited, RGVN (North East) Microfinance Limited, Suryoday Micro Finance Private Ltd, Ujjivan Financial Services Private Ltd and Utkarsh Micro Finance Private Ltd ).

Economy:
Google announced setting up of Wi-Fi broadband services at 400 railway stations in India over the next few years. This will provide free wi-fi Internet access at railway stations and will be the world’s largest such project. For this ambitious project, Google will tie-up with which company, which comes under Indian Railways RailTel
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and Ant Financial Services Group will make a strategic investment in Paytm Indian mobile payment and commerce platform.
Forward Markets Commission (FMC) is the name of the 60-year-old regulatory entity of country’s commodities markets that was merged with the capital markets watchdog SEBI to bring to surface first major case of merger of two regulators in India.
India signed 123.51 Million US dollar Loan Agreement with Asian Development Bank
Bajaj Auto finally launches quadricycle named ‘Qute’
Facebook to test wireless broadband services in India
“Free Basics by Facebook” is the new name for “internet.org”, the internet access enabling platform headed by Facebook.
Reliance Defence inks strategic partnership MoU with Emirates Defence Industries Co.
Bharat Dynamics ties up with ECIL
Microsoft Corp. began the worldwide release of which new Office suite from 22 September 2015? – Office 2016
Instagram photo-sharing website recently surpassed micro-blogging site Twitter in terms of users as disclosed.
Telecom service provider Uninor has rebranded itself as Telenor in India the name of its Norway-based parent company. The company also has changed its tag to ‘Ab life full paisa vasool’ from ‘Sabse Sasta’.
Google recently allowed which new features in its Gmail service? – ‘Block’ and ‘Unsubscribe’ features
Indra Nooyi, CEO of food and beverage giant PepsiCo 2nd powerful women in 2015 Fortune’s business list, 1st was General Motors CEO Mary Barra. She heads United States largest auto-maker.
Global rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) downgraded Brazil credit rating The Foreign Investment Promotion Board FIPB clears 14 FDI proposals
NTPC to raise Rs. 700 cr via tax free bonds   
Reliance Defence Ltd inks MoU wit Abu Dhabi Ship Building.
BSE has highest number of listed companies in the world by World Federation of Exchanges WFE.
Sahara India's para-banking license scrapped by RBI
The meeting of the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from the Group of 20 (G20) was held at Ankara (Turkey). G20 launched a new group 'W20' with the objective to empower women and to boost the role of women in global economic growth.
Radical leftist Jeremy Corbyn becomes head of Britain's Labour party.
Practo acquires Insta Health Solutions
FreeCharge Partners Yes Bank, Fino PayTech to Launch Wallet Solution
Paytm introduces cashless payments in educational institutions
JK Tyre, Singapore has signed a binding term sheet with Kesoram Industries Ltd (KIL) to acquire 100 per cent equity in Cavendish Industries Ltd (CIL) at a value of 2,200 crore.
Forward Markets Commission to be merged with SEBI with effect from 28 Sept 2015.
ONGC buys 15% stake in Russia’s 2nd-largest oil field from Rosneft.
NSE seals pact with Stock Exchange of Mauritius for synergy
Snapdeal acquires Silicon Valley startup Reduce Data
Global ratings agency Fitch, downgraded Punjab National Bank. Viability Rating by one notch to ‘bb’ on account of the growing risk to the bank’s capital position from mounting stock of stressed assets.
Current a/c deficit narrows to 1.2% of GDP in April-June.

CSO released estimates of GDP for April-June quarter of 2015-16
Highlights of the CSO estimates:
  • GDP at constant (2011-12) prices in Q1 of 2015-16 is estimated at 27.13 lakh crore rupees as against 25.35 lakh crore rupees in Q1 of 2014-15, showing a growth rate of 7.0 percent. In terms of GVA it is 7.1 percent.
  • The economic activities which registered growth of over 7 percent in Q1 of 2015-16 over Q1 of 2014-15 are manufacturing, trade, hotels and transport & communication and services related to broadcasting and financial, insurance, real estate and professional services.
  • Growth in other areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing (1.9), mining and quarrying (4.0), electricity, gas, water supply & other utility services (3.2), construction and public administration, defence (6.9) and other services (2.7).
  • Gross Capital Formation (GCF) rate, a barometer for investments, continued to decline. It was down to 27.8 per cent from 29.2 per cent in April–June 2014.
Appointments & Resignations:
Shivinder Mohan Singh resigned as executive vice-chairman of Fortis Healthcare Limited
S K Sharma appointed as Chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board
Matthias Mueller was appointed as the new CEO of the Volkswagen Group, the auto major caught in an emission cheating scandal.
Zayn Khan elected as President of Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India
Yudhvir Singh Malik CEO of FSSAI, India’s food safety watchdog, who was the man behind the ban of global giant Nestle’s popular noodle brand Maggi and who  was shifted as an official in the NITI Aayog.
Arvind Panagariya replaces Suresh Prabhu as G20 sherpa
Vikram Pawah appointed as Managing Director of Harley Davidson's India operations
Former Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly appointed President of Cricket Association of Bengal
Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn resigns
Volkswagen AG appoints Matthias Mueller as new CEO
Krishnan Balakrishnan new CFO of GoAir
Union Defence Ministry elevates Dr. P Sivakumar as Distinguished Scientist
HS Phoolka a senior advocate of the Supreme Court associated with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) resigned from all posts of the party.
Mahesh Rangarajan a UPA-appointed Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), who recently resigned controversially from the post and the resignation was accepted by the Executive Council.
Metro Man E Sreedharan to serve UN High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport
Rakesh Sharma appointed as MD and CEO of Canara Bank.
Shashidhar Sinha New Head of The Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC).
Prof. Ramesh Chand was appointed as the newest full time member of NITI Aayog.
AK Jha appointed as interim CMD of NTPC Limited.
Raghav Chandra appointed as the new Chairman of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).  
Agriculture expert Ramesh Chand appointed to Niti Aayog
Rajiv Mehrishi was appointed as the new Home Secretary.
Ratan P. Watal was appointed as the new Finance Secretary.
ABB elevates India head Bazmi Husain as global chief technology officer
L C Goyal appointed as CMD of India Trade Promotion Organisation
J. Manjula, the woman scientist of the DRDO, She became the first-ever woman Director General.
Prabhat Singh takes over as MD & CEO of Petronet LNG
Hormusji N Cama elected as Chairman of Press Trust of India

Books:
Vice-President Hamid Ansari Releases Book by Jamia Faculty, a book entitled “Feminist and Orientalist Perspectives – A Study of Lady Mary Montagu’s Turkish Embassy Letters” authored by Dr. Farha Hiba Parvez’.

Awards:
Dr. Kamal Kishore Goenka conferred with the 24th Vyas Samman.
Dr. Jacob Tsimerman wins 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
Indra Nooyi, Shobhana Bhartia awarded 2015 Global Leadership Award
Infosys awarded the contract for building the interface for implementing the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST).
M.R. Poovamma and Babita Kumari conferred Arjuna Award 2015
Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai of Odisha won Community Impact Award at Google Science Fair
American actress Viola Davis became the first African-American to win the Best Actress Emmy award.
24th Vyaas Samman conferred on eminent Hindi writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has been awarded SKOCH Award for Smart Governance.
Urdu scholar Shamim Hanfi awarded with Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award
ISRO was presented the Gandhi International Peace Prize for the year 2014 by the President .
Afghan refugee teacher Aqeela Asifi named for 2015 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
Jhumpa Lahiri selected for 2014 National Humanities Medal.
Dr G Satheesh Reddy conferred with Royal Aeronautical Society Silver Medal
Indo - British van driver Dee Patel honoured with Pride of Britain Award
Indian-American Swetha Prabakaran selected for Champions of Change award in US

Deaths:
Noted music director Aadesh Shrivastava passed away. Over the course of his career, he had composed music for over 100 Hindi films, including ‘Chalte Chalte’, ‘Baabul’,’Baghban’, ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ and ‘Rajneeti’. “Welcome Back” was the recent released film includes some of his last works as music director.
Former Goa CM Dr Wilfred de Souza passes away,  was a 3-time Chief Minister of Goa.
Renowned Water policy expert Ramaswamy Iyer passes away
Eminent Music composer Adesh Shrivastava passes away.
Brian Close: Forme1 England and Yorkshire captain dies, aged 84
American playwright, screenwriter and film producer and director Frank D Gilroy, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright passes away
Classical dancer Kalamandalam Sathyabhama of Kerala passes away.
Malayalam playback singer Radhika Thilak died
Novelist Jackie Collins passes away
BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya passes away
Veteran Marathi cricket commentator Bal Pandit passes away
US Baseball legend Yogi Berra passes away
Manipur Governor Dr. Syed Ahmad passes away a regime in Maharashtra.
Former England fast bowler Frank Tyson passes away
Renowned Hindi poet Viren Dangwal passes away

Important Days:
05th September: National Teachers Day.
14th September: National Hindi Divas
21st September: International Day of Peace.
27th September: World Tourism Day

Rockets & Missiles:
India to launch Indonesian satellite LAPAN A2/Orari.

PSLV C-30:


PSLV Successfully Launches India's Multi Wavelength Space Observatory ASTROSAT, India’s 1st dedicated satellite for astronomy research launched. For the first time US commercial satellites were launched by an Indian rocket, the PSLV. Spire Global is the name of the San Francisco-based entity whose four nano-satellites were launched successfully.

The scientific objectives of ASTROSAT mission:

a) Understand high energy processes in binary star systems containing neutron stars and black holes,

b) Estimate magnetic fields of neutron stars,

c) Study star birth regions and high energy processes in star systems lying beyond our galaxy,

d) Detect new briefly bright X-ray sources in the sky and

e) Perform a limited deep field survey of the Universe in the ultraviolet region.

The September Month's Current Affairs Day wise:

30/09/2015:
  • SBI slashed minimum lending or base rate by 0.4%. and the new base rate of SBI after this reduction was  9.4% .
  • Piyush Goyal launched Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity - Survey of States Report
  • NOC Online Application Portal and Processing System for the National Monument Authority launched
  • M.R. Poovamma and Babita Kumari conferred Arjuna Award 2015
  • Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, launched the Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification & Maintenance) Policy, 2015 in New Delhi . As per the policy, '1%' of percentage of the total project cost of all highways projects will be kept aside for the highway plantation and its maintenance.
  • Google announced setting up of Wi-Fi broadband services at 400 railway stations in India over the next few years. This will provide free wi-fi Internet access at railway stations and will be the world’s largest such project. For this ambitious project, Google will tie-up with which company, which comes under Indian Railways RailTel.
  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and Ant Financial Services Group will make a strategic investment in Paytm Indian mobile payment and commerce platform.
  • B.S. Baswan, IAS was the head for the expert committee to revisit the civil services examination pattern, as disclosed by Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
  • Union Government appointed four Brand Ambassadors for Digital India Programme
List of Brand Ambassadors

    Satwat Jagwani, All India IIT-JEE —Advanced Topper -2015 (Student)
    Krati Tiwari, All India IIT-JEE —Advanced Girl Topper -2015 (Student)
    Ankit Fadia, Author & Ethical Hacker
    Pranav Mistry, Samsung USA (Computer Scientist & Author of 6th Sense)

29/09/2015:
  • India’s Gurpreet Singh wins silver medal at 2015 Asian Air Gun Championship. 
  • Taliban captures northern Afghan city of Kunduz. 
  • RBI surprises, cuts repo rate by 50 bps; keeps CRR at 4%
  • Former England fast bowler Frank Tyson passes away
  • INS Kochi commissioned into Indian Navy
  • First time that the US commercial satellites were launched by an Indian rocket, the PSLV C-30. Spire Global was the name of the San Francisco-based entity whose four nano-satellites.
  • India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2015 begins in Pune
  • Reliance Defence inks strategic partnership MoU with Emirates Defence Industries Co.
  • India signs Loan Agreement with ADB for upgrading Tourism Infrastructure and Services
  • Governor of Meghalaya V. Shanmuganathan gets additional charge of Manipur
  • Renowned Hindi poet Viren Dangwal passes away
  • Forward Markets Commission (FMC) was the 60-year-old regulatory entity of country’s commodities markets that was merged with the capital markets watchdog SEBI to bring to surface first major case of merger of two regulators in India.
  • Catalonia region, where the pro-independence parties won an absolute majority in regional elections in Spain.
  • Gujarat accorded industry status to tourism as unveiled in state’s Tourism Policy for 2015-20.
  • Ministry of Railways launched Indian Railway Knowledge Portal
  • Union Ministry of Tourism launched new initiatives on World Tourism Day
  • Indo-British van driver Dee Patel honoured with Pride of Britain Award
  • India signed 123.51 Million US dollar Loan Agreement with Asian Development Bank
  • Railways to get $30 billion World Bank aid: Prabhu.
  • Highlights of the 4th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement

    – Repo rate cut by 50 bps to 6.75%

    – Reserve repo rate cut to 5.75%

    – Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at 4%

    – Growth estimate for 2015-16 marginally cut to 7.4% from 7.6%

    – FPI investment limit in Government bonds to be hiked to 5% by 2018.
28/09/2015:
  • S K Sharma appointed as Chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board
  • Dr. Jacob Tsimerman wins 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
  • Union Government formed B S Baswan committee to revisit civil services examination pattern
  • The “Digital India” dinner in the honour of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hosted at which city of California, India-born Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai and San Jose
  • Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay 99th Birth Anniversary year-long Birth Centenary Celebrations were initiated by the Union Govt.
  • Matthias Mueller appointed as the new CEO of the Volkswagen Group, the auto major caught in an emission cheating scandal.
  • India’s 1st dedicated satellite for astronomy research ASTROSAT Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C30 (PSLV-C30) successfully launched.
  • The scientific objectives of ASTROSAT mission:

    a) Understand high energy processes in binary star systems containing neutron stars and black holes,
    b) Estimate magnetic fields of neutron stars,
    c) Study star birth regions and high energy processes in star systems lying beyond our galaxy,
    d) Detect new briefly bright X-ray sources in the sky and
    e) Perform a limited deep field survey of the Universe in the ultraviolet region.
27/09/2015:
  • September 27: World Tourism Day
  • Abhinav Bindra wins Gold in Asian Air Gun Championships
  • Pankaj Advani wins 2015 IBSF World Billiards Championship
  • Lewis Hamilton wins 2015 Japanese Grand Prix title of Formula One
  • Manipur Governor Dr. Syed Ahmad passes away a regime in Maharashtra.
  • G-4 countries viz Brazil, Germany, India and Japan have issued a Joint Statement on United Nations Security Council Reforms (UNSC).
26/09/2015:
  • Shivinder Mohan Singh resigned as executive vice-chairman of Fortis Healthcare Limited
  • UNGA adopted Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • Kolkata start-up launches portal for preparing IT returns
  • Bajaj Auto finally launches quadricycle named ‘Qute’
  • Facebook to test wireless broadband services in India
  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis win Guangzhou Open title
  • The 193 member states of the United Nations adopted new Sustainable Development Goals to replace the expiring Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in New York by 17 broad goals and 169 specific targets.
  • The RBI notified new norms pertaining to change in ownership of borrowing entities. These new norms allow banks to upgrade credit facilities extended to borrowing entities upon a change in ownership, so long as the ownership has been changed outside ‘Strategic Debt Restructuring Scheme’. This change will give banks more flexibility to bring in a change in ownership of borrowing entities which are under stress
  • The Finance Ministry announced which new and important exemption on the Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT), It announced MAT exemption to foreign companies with no permanent establishment (PE) in India with effect from assessment year 2001-02
  • Union Government disbursement target for micro and marginal businesses under MUDRA scheme by the end of the current fiscal, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was Rs. 1.22 lakh crore.
  • Union Cabinet cleared the proposal for a nearly Rs. 8,000-crore project for IAF’s Integrated Air Command and Control System (IACCS). It will help in integrating all ground and air sensors to get a composite air situation picture of the country.
  • “Free Basics by Facebook” the new name for “internet.org”, the internet access enabling platform headed by Facebook.
  • Dr. Kamal Kishore Goenka conferred with the 24th Vyas Samman.
25/09/2015:
  • The NITI Aayog’s Committee of Chief Ministers on Swachh Bharat Mission, suggested levying CESS on telecom services, petrol and minerals like coal and iron ore to fund the cleanliness programme. The committee also pressed for enhancing the viability gap funding and tax exemptions to enable faster execution of the programme besides asking for separate tariff for waste-to-energy projects. N. Chandrababu Naidu, AP Chief Minister is the head of this committee.
  • A powerful earthquake magnitude 6.6 on Richter scale has hit Indonesia’s eastern region of Papua.
  • Uninor the Telecom service provider has rebranded itself as Telenor in India the name of its Norway-based parent company. The company also has changed its tag to ‘Ab life full paisa vasool’ from ‘Sabse Sasta’.
  • Google recently allowed which new features in its Gmail service? – ‘Block’ and ‘Unsubscribe’ features
  • American legend sportsman Yogi Berra (Baseball), passed away.
  • The banks in Dakshina Kannada district will conduct a mega credit camp to disburse loans under the MUDRA scheme of the Centre on September 28.
  • West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi got additional charge of Governor of Tripura
  • Union Home Minister released a Graphic booklet on Sardar Post
  • EPFO won Skoch Award for Smart Governance Initiatives
  • Reserve Bank of India relaxed Change in Ownership Norms of Borrowing Entities
  • Former Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly appointed President of Cricket Association of Bengal
  • First conference on contemporary relevance of Bhagvad Gita held in UK
  • United Nations unanimously adopted an ambitious agreement on the outcome document New Sustainable Development Agenda for the next 15 years i.e. till 2030.
  • Volkswagen AG appoints Matthias Mueller as new CEO
  • India’s globally acclaimed Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft also known as Mangalyaan has completed one year of the mission life around Mars on 24 September 2015.
  • EU imposes anti-dumping duty on Indian steel pipes
  • The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has been awarded SKOCH Award for Smart Governance.
  • Union Government has announced Special Assistance of 1000 crore rupees to the Andhra Pradesh Government for development projects during the financial year 2015-16.
  • The worst Hajj tragedy 717 persons were killed and hundreds other were injured in a stampede outside the holy city of Mecca during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia near Mina. 
24/09/2015:
  • Alexis Tsipras sworn-in as Prime Minister of Greece
  • Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn resigns
  • The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sports Ministry of China to crack down on the supply and manufacture of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDS).
  • Union Government gives nod to IAF’s Integrated Air Command & Control System
  • Mukesh Ambani India’s richest person for 9th consecutive year: Forbes
  • RBI draft proposes allowing cos to tap SWFs, pension funds for external debt
  • Marathi film ‘Court’ selected as India’s official entry to Oscars
  • Arvind Panagariya replaces Suresh Prabhu as G20 sherpa
  • India - US Ministerial Energy Dialogue was held at the US Department of Energy, Washington.
  • Rajasthan state first-of-its-kind of legislative bill that provides 14% reservation for economically backward classes (EBCs).
  • The SEBI imposed the biggest-ever fine of Rs. 7,269.5 crore on PACL which construction and real entity entity for illegal and fraudulent mobilisation of funds from the public.
  • Yudhvir Singh Malik the name of the CEO of FSSAI, India’s food safety watchdog, who was the man behind the ban of global giant Nestle’s popular noodle brand Maggi and was shifted as an official in the NITI Aayog.
  • Robert Lewandowski, the Bayern Munich footballer created history by scoring five goals in nine minutes in a Bundesliga match.
  • England is hosting the ongoing 8th Rugby World Cup in which 20 countries are participating.
  • Instagram a photo-sharing website recently surpassed micro-blogging site Twitter in terms of users as disclosed.
23/09/2015:
  • 24th Vyaas Samman conferred on eminent Hindi writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka
  • Union Cabinet gives nod to amend MoU on Indo-German Partnerships in Higher Education
  • Union Cabinet gives nod to set up India Sign Language Research and Training Centre
  • Union Health Ministry releases National Health Profile 2015
  • Indra Nooyi, Shobhana Bhartia awarded 2015 Global Leadership Award
  • Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai of Odisha won Community Impact Award at Google Science Fair
  • Korea Caravan 2015 organised by Korea-Andhra Pradesh Friendship Forum held in Vishakhapatnam
  • Zayn Khan elected as President of Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India
  • Infosys awarded the contract for building the interface for implementing the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • A day after the draft proposal of the National Encryption Policy was released – the Information Technology Ministry withdrew the proposal in view of the public outcry against it. After it was observed that the proposed National Encryption Policy could impact freedom of social media and individual users
  • The Union Cabinet cleared the purchase of two helicopters Apache and Chinook makes from Boeing Co. of the United States.
  • World’s largest auto company Volkswagen AG plunged resulting in huge erosion in its market capitalization Because the company recently admitted it had rigged emissions tests of diesel-powered vehicles in the United States.
  • Microsoft Corp. began the worldwide release of Office 2016 new Office suite .
  • Belgium created history by entering the finals of the Davis Cup for the first time in last 111 years.
  • The first African-American actress Viola Davis win the Best Actress Emmy award.
22/09/2015:
  • Union Cabinet approves MoU with Cambodia for cooperation in tourism
  • Rajasthan Assembly passes Rajasthan Vexation Litigation Prevention Bill, 2015
  • India-Pakistan Flag Meeting decides to defuse situation on LoC
  • Two Indian Coast Guard ships Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Apoorva and Interceptor Boat C-421.
  • Cow declared as National Animal of Nepal
  • Urdu scholar Shamim Hanfi awarded with Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award
  • Bharat Dynamics ties up with ECIL
  • Vikram Pawah appointed as Managing Director of Harley Davidson's India operations
  • Indian Wushu team won 12 medals at Pars International Cup in Tehran
21/09/2015:
  • Union Defence Ministry elevates Dr. P Sivakumar as Distinguished Scientist
  • Sherif Ismail sworn-in as Prime Minister of Egypt
  • International Day of Peace observed globally 21/09/2015
  • Bengaluru first Indian city to get Uber car-pool service
  • Indian IT supports over 4,11,000 jobs in US: Nasscom
20/09/2015: 
  • Nepal adopts new Constitution
  • Egypt's president swears in new government
  • China launches newly-developed smaller version Long March-6 carrier rocket
  • Malayalam playback singer Radhika Thilak died
  • Novelist Jackie Collins passes away
  • BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya passes away
  • Ajay Jayaram wins silver medal in 2015 Korea Open Badminton tournament
  • Mariko Kipchumba of Kenya won 2015 Beijing International Marathon
  • Sebastian Vettel wins 2015 Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One
  • The West Bengal Government declassified the 64 files associated with Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. These classified files containing around thirteen thousand pages will be made accessible to the public from 21 September 2015 . These controversial classified files were kept for last 70 years in glass cascades in Kolkata Police Museum. 
  • Japan’s Parliament passed which contentious security bill which resulted in a huge debate on the issue and protests by the opposition parties. The bill which allows Japan’s military to fight abroad for the first time since World War II
  • The State Govt. of Assam recently offered safe passage to separatist leader Paresh Baruah to visit his ailing mother. Baruah is associated with which anti-talks faction of Assam, against United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) the Interpol has issued red corner notice.
  • The HS Phoolka a senior advocate of the Supreme Court associated with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) resigned from all posts of the party.
  • Czech Republic defeated India 3-1 in the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie, which was played at Delhi’s RK Khanna Stadium. with this impact of this defeat India has been pushed again to the Asian-Oceania group.
19/09/2015:
  • Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare bans sale of Diclofenac in multidose vial
  • Metro Man E Sreedharan to serve UN High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport
  • Veteran Marathi cricket commentator Bal Pandit passes away
  • India, Laos ink two MoUs to strengthen bilateral ties
  • Ajinkya Rahane honoured with life membership by Cricket Club of India (CCI).
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) on the occasion of his visit to Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, the primary objective of IPDS is to provide 24×7 power supply in urban areas.
  • Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has banned the sale of Diclofenac in multidose vial. Henceforth, it will be sold only in single-dose vial packaging for human use.
  • The Election Commission of India (ECI) ‘NOTA’ (‘None of the Above’) option on ballot papers displayed on EVMs.
  • India’s rank in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2015 was 81st place out of 141 countries .
  • Indian Railways has developed a new design of “Hybrid Vacuum Toilet” that combines the advantages of vacuum toilets and those of bio-toilets. This toilet is a first ever system of its kind to have been developed and built by any railway system in the world. The trial-run of this new toilet has been started in "Dibrugarh Rajdhani "express train.
  • The populations of marine mammals, fish, birds and reptiles have declined by 49% since 1970. The study report was prepared by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).
  • Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) a new scheme launched by the Union Govt. for the welfare of people affected by mining related operations.
PMKKKY Features:
(a) to implement various developmental and welfare projects/programs in mining affected areas that complement the existing ongoing schemes/projects of State and Central Government
(b) to minimize/mitigate the adverse impacts, during and after mining, on the environment, health and socio-economics of people in mining districts and
(c) to ensure long-term sustainable livelihoods for the affected people in mining areas.

18/09/2015:
  • Union Government launches PMKKKY for mining affected people
  • Perumanna Grama Panchayat becomes first Panchayat in Kerala to declare a Water Policy
  • Afghan refugee teacher Aqeela Asifi named for 2015 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
  • NASA may launch its Mars sample-return mission by 2022
  • Krishnan Balakrishnan new CFO of GoAir
  • Madhya Pradesh Government launched M-Shiksha-Mitra mobile app for teachers
  • Union Finance Ministry launched NXT DIGITAL-Headend In The Sky  (HITS) digital platform initiative
  • Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)  increased the life insurance cover of its subscribers from 3.6 lakh to 6 lakh rupees.
  • Skeet shooter Mairaj Khan books Olympics quota
  • Anti-Tank guided Amogha-I Missile test fired
  • Burkina Faso a West African country faced military coup with the military officers overthrowing the government.
  • Mahesh Rangarajan, the UPA-appointed Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), who recently resigned controversially from the post.
  • Central Chile hit by 8.3 magnitude earthquake
  • RBI approves 10 entities to set up Small Finance Banks
  • 10 entities are: Au Financiers (India) Ltd, Capital Local Area Bank, Disha Microfin Private Ltd, Equitas Holdings P Limited, ESAF Microfinance and Investments Private Ltd, Janalakshmi Financial Services Private Limited, RGVN (North East) Microfinance Limited, Suryoday Micro Finance Private Ltd, Ujjivan Financial Services Private Ltd and Utkarsh Micro Finance Private Ltd.
17/09/2015:
  • Nepal’s Parliament approves new Constitution, this is fifth constitution enacted by Nepal. Establishes Nepal as secular and federal democratic republic
  • India, Cambodia ink 2 MoUs for bilateral cooperation in Tourism, Mekong Ganga Project
  • Union Government has banned Naga rebel group National Socialist Council of Nagaland- Khaplang (NSCN-K) for five years
  • There were horrific level of human rights violations and abuses in Sri Lanka between 2002 and 2011
  •  the much-anticipated report on human rights violations in Sri Lanka prepared by the U.N. Human Rights Office (OHCHR),
  • ‘Shauryanjali’ - The name of the exhibition that was started on 15 September 2015 at the India Gate lawns in New Delhi to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Indo-Pak War of 1965.
  • Andhra Pradesh CM released the water of river Godavari into Krishna to mark the formal linking of the two rivers. This event was performed at Ibrahimpatnam village near Vijayawada.
  • Hungary declared state of emergency in two of its counties in view of the ongoing migrant crisis.
  • Sunjeev Sahota Indian author was among the six writers short-listed for the prestigious Man Booker Prize 2015.
16/09/2015:
  • The UNGA adopted a resolution to use a text as the basis for discussions on the issue of reforms pertaining to the Security Council, India’s hopes of an expanded U.N. Security Council (UNSC) took place at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
  • The Pentagon, the headquarters for U.S. defence establishment, recently set up a first-ever country specific special cell with the objective of speeding up its defence ties with India was ‘India Rapid Reaction Cell’ (IRRC).
  • RBI announced canceling the certificate of registration Sahara India Financial Corporation Limited entity of the Sahara Group.
  • Tamil Nadu making it mandatory for all high rise buildings in the state to have solar power generation facility.
  • Ashok-Alexander Sridharan from Kerala wins Bonn mayoral election
  • Anupam Kher honoured with certificate of recognition in US
  • UN marks International Day by stressing vital role of civil society for true democracy
  • IIT- Delhi, IISc figured in the top 200 World University Rankings
  • The Chinese city of Hangzhou was the host of the 2022 Asian Games.
  • Union Government notifies 20% provisional safeguard duty on certain categories of steel products
  • North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facility resumes operation
  • Practo acquires Insta Health Solutions
  • Union Cabinet approves Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban mission for rural development
  • Union Cabinet approves 150 days employment under MGNREGA in the drought hit areas
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina wins UN award for climate change
  • Indian-American Swetha Prabakaran selected for Champions of Change award in US
15/09/2015: 
  • Andhra Pradesh Government unveils ‘New Tourism Policy-2015- 20’
  • Hizbul Mujahideen,  the supremacy of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as the number one militant organization in Kashmir has ended.
  • SBI Card launches credit card for online shopping
  • RBI, Nepal Rastra Bank ink MoU for supervisory information exchange
  • Malcolm Turnbull Is Sworn In as Australia’s New Prime Minister
  • FreeCharge Partners Yes Bank, Fino PayTech to Launch Wallet Solution
  • Kerala: 200 people in Sastamnada village pledge organs for donation
  • IFC’s ‘Suryoday’ in rural Rajasthan
  • Paytm introduces cashless payments in educational institutions
  • Brian Close: Former England and Yorkshire captain dies, aged 84
  • Cyrus Piinawalla, the billionaire businessman came to news for recently purchasing the iconic ‘Lincoln House’ in Mumbai for a huge price of Rs. 750 crore.
Gujarat tops in ease of doing business in India: World Bank Report.
Top 5 States: 
Gujarat (71.14%)
2. Andhra Pradesh (70.12%),
3. Jharkhand (63.09%),
4. Chhattisgarh (62.45%) , 5.
Madhya Pradesh (62.00%).

Bottom 5 states: 
Mizoram (6.37%),
Jammu and Kashmir (5.93%),
Meghalaya (4.38%),
Nagaland (3.41%), 
Arunachal Pradesh (1.23%).

14/09/2015:
  • 14 September: National Hindi Divas
  • American playwright, screenwriter and film producer and director Frank D Gilroy, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright passes away
  • UN General Assembly adopts of text-based negotiations on UN Security Council reforms
  • Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was ousted from power as leader of the ruling centre-right Liberal Party by challenger Malcolm Turnbull.
  • Classical dancer Kalamandalam Sathyabhama of Kerala passes away.
  • Wrestler Narsingh Pancham Yadav books an Olympic berth for 2016 Rio games.
  • Constituent Assembly rejects proposal to declare Nepal as a Hindu state
  • Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has recognized the Indian Kalarippayattu Federation (IKF) as Regional Sports Federation (RSF) with an immediate effect.
  • Bankers Chanda Kochhar and Arundhati Bhattacharya have been ranked as top two in a list of most powerful women in Asia-Pacific prepared by the global magazine Fortune
  • Prabhat Singh takes over as MD & CEO of Petronet LNG
  • Dr G Satheesh Reddy conferred with Royal Aeronautical Society Silver Medal
  • Hormusji N Cama elected as Chairman of Press Trust of India
Winners of 2015 US Open:

Men’s Singles:  
Novak Djokovic (Serbia) won Roger Federer(Switzerland).
Women’s Singles:  
Flavia Pennetta (Italy) won Roberta Vinci (Italy) (1st Italian to win US Open)
Men’s Doubles:
Pierre-Hugues Herbert - Nicolas Mahut (France) won Jamie Murray (United Kingdom) and John Peers (Australia).
Women’s Doubles:
Sania Mirza (India) and Martina Hingis (Switzerland) won Casey Dellacqua (Australia) and Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) .
Mixed Doubles:
Leander Paes (India) and Martina Hingis (Switzerland) won Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey (USA).

13/09/2015:
  • Union Cabinet approves Spectrum Trading norms for telecom firms. 
  • Tamil Nadu’s first Global Investors Summit begins in Chennai. 
  • New species of human relative discovered in South Africa. 
  • Over 90 persons were killed and many injured when mining gelatin and detonators stored in a house near a restaurant exploded on 12 September 2015 in Petlawad of Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Jeremy Corbyn was elected as the new leader of opposition Labour Party of British politics.
  • Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong registered a landslide victory in the general election held in the country. His party People’s Action Party (PAP) got 83 of the 89 seats in Parliament while the opposition Workers' Party captured six returned to the power with a massive mandate for the 12th time since .
  • US Open women’s singles final that was played and was won by Flavia Pennetta of Italy, It was the first-ever all-Italian Grand Slam women’s final in the Open Era.
  • Leander Paes and Martina Hingis won the 2015 U.S. Open mixed doubles title by defeating Sam Querrey and Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the finals. This was third mixed doubles title of the year for Paes and Hingis.
  • World welterweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (US) ended his illustrious boxing career with a win over Andre Berto to claim the 49th and final win of his career. He thus ended 49-0 to match the record of Rocky Marciano heavy weight boxing legend.
  • India, Pakistan agree to maintain peace along border after DG level talks
  • AUSINDEX15, first Australia and India maritime exercise begins in Visakhapatnam
  • Union Government extends e-Tourist Visa Scheme to 37 more countries
  • Rajasthan first state to submit State Annual Action Plan under AMRUT
  • Indra Nooyi, CEO of food and beverage giant PepsiCo 2nd powerful women in 2015 Fortune’s business list, 1st was General Motors CEO Mary Barra. She heads United States largest auto-maker.
  • Renowned Water policy expert Ramaswamy Iyer passes away
  • Tenth World Hindi Conference begins in Bhopal
  • The Bharatiya Janata Party-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) sweeps Delhi University polls, The Congress-affiliated National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) stood second and Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) of Aam Aadmi Party’s student entity secured third position.
12/09/2015: 
  • Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Leander Paes of India won US Open mixed doubles title.
  • National highways to grow by 50,000 km in 6 months.
  • Rakesh Sharma appointed as MD and CEO of Canara Bank. 
  • Radical leftist Jeremy Corbyn becomes head of Britain's Labour party. 
  • JK Tyre, Singapore has signed a binding term sheet with Kesoram Industries Ltd (KIL) to acquire 100 per cent equity in Cavendish Industries Ltd (CIL) at a value of 2,200 crore. 
  • Current a/c deficit narrows to 1.2% of GDP in April-June. 
  • Vice-President Hamid Ansari Releases Book by Jamia Faculty, a book entitled “Feminist and Orientalist Perspectives – A Study of Lady Mary Montagu’s Turkish Embassy Letters” authored by Dr. Farha Hiba Parvez’. 
  • Russian astronaut record-breaker Padalka returns to Earth, The 57-year-old's latest mission lasted 168 days, bringing his total to 879 days in space over five trips. 
  • Indian golfer Aditi Ashok claims Singha Thailand Amateur title. 
  • The United Nations General Assembly gave its approval to Palestine country’s resolution under which this country’s flag will fly at the United Nations (UN) despite this country not being a member of the UN.
  • 12th World Hindi Conference, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which was being held at Bhopal.
  • Union Cabinet approved the constitution of a new Law Commission , this will be21st edition of the Law Commission.
  • Prof. Ramesh Chand was appointed as the newest full time member of NITI Aayog.
  • According to the information disclosed by Lebanese sources and confirmed by the U.S. officials, Russia has recently joined the ongoing war in Syria by backing President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a new terminal of Chandigarh airport. This new terminal will handle both domestic as well as international flights and will be operated and maintained by Chandigarh International Airport Ltd (CHIAL). Punjab and Haryana state governments have equal stake in CHIAL.
  • India Test captain Virat Kohli recently acquired stake in which franchisee team of Indian Premier Tennis League (IPTL) to become a co-owner of UAE Royals, UAE Royals will be led by Swiss great Roger Federer. Other franchisee teams in IPTL are Indian Aces, Japan Warriors, Philippine Mavericks and Singapore Slammers. The UAE leg of the league will be held from December 14 to 16 at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.
11/09/2015:
  • Union Cabinet announced the Gold Monetisation Scheme revamped Gold Deposit Scheme (GDS) and the Gold Metal Loan (GML) under which gold in any form can be deposited with banks for a period of one to 15 years. To bring out the huge amount of gold that is being kept idly by Indians, The primary objective of the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme was to rope in customers looking to buy gold as an investment
  • Union Cabinet gave its approval to the spectrum trading guidelines which will allow telecom companies to buy and sell spectrum for the telecom industry.
  • The Union Cabinet announced 100% FDI under the automatic route for white label ATM operations.
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was presented the Gandhi International Peace Prize for the year 2014 by the President .
  • Global rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) downgraded Brazil credit rating .
  • National web portal for apprenticeship training launched, for class 11 and 12 students. A logo and a slogan "Sashakt Yuva, Samarth Bharat". The apprenticeship training and board of practical training at Mumbai, Chennai, Kanpur and Kolkata.
  • The Foreign Investment Promotion Board FIPB clears 14 FDI proposals
  • Tenth World Hindi Conference begins in Bhopal
  • Download 'Narendra Modi Mobile App'; Connect with the PM, Learn About his Day-to-Day Activities Digitally
  • Shashidhar Sinha New Head of The Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC).
  • Indian American Jagdeep Grewal chosen as postmaster for Sacramento.
10/09/2015:
  • Andhra Pradesh Govt. created history by taking the first step to link two mighty rivers Godavari and Krishna of the state. This was done by diverting the water of one river from Tadepudi reservoir to facilitate supply to the other river.
  • India, Indonesia sign pact to cooperate on criminal matters. 
  • Union Cabinet approves National Offshore Wind Energy Policy. 
  • The forthcoming Assembly elections in Bihar would he held in Five stages.
  • British monarch Queen Elizabeth II reached a major milestone by becoming the longest-reigning monarch in Britain’s history. of serving the throne for 63 years and 7 months she surpassed.
  • The Union Govt. set an ambitious literacy target under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY), was to achieve 100% literacy in villages adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana by March 2016.
  • J. Manjula, the woman scientist of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), She became the first-ever woman Director General of DRDO
  • Haryana state announced imposition of a complete ban on manufacture and sale of gutka, pan masala, and other similar products containing tobacco.
  • South Asian Sub-Regional Drug Focal Point meeting begins in New Delhi
  • NTPC to raise Rs. 700 cr via tax free bonds
  • Union Cabinet approves National Offshore Wind Energy Policy
  • India, Indonesia sign pact to cooperate on criminal matters
09/09/2015:
  • India, Belarus set trade target of 1 billion dollar by 2018. 
  • South Asian Sub-Regional Drug Focal Point meeting begins in New Delhi. 
  • 6th Indo-Maldives Joint Military Exercise begins in Thiruvananthapuram. 
  • GSAT-6 Satellite successfully positioned in orbital slot of 83 Degree East. 
  • Reliance Defence Ltd inks MoU wit Abu Dhabi Ship Building. 
  • Qatar deploys troops in Yemen for first time. 
  • BSNL to upgrade Broadband speed to minimum 2 Mbps. 
  • Seven Indians figure in Forbes Asia’s new list of Philanthropists. 
  • Union Cabinet approved constitution of 21st Law Commission of India.
  • Haryana Government sets minimum qualification for candidates in Panchayati Raj polls .
  • Pakistan SC ordered adoption of Urdu as official language, with these Urdu will be used as an official language at the government offices of Pakistan.
  • BSE has highest number of listed companies in the world by World Federation of Exchanges WFE
  • Anirban Lahiri becomes 1st Indian golfer to qualify for President’s Cup
07/09/2015 & 08/09/2015:
  • Andhra Pradesh government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to increase employability of students in the state.
  • China, Pakistan launch joint ‘Shaheen (Eagle) – 4’ Air Drill. 
  • Arun Jaitley launched digital version of Mahatma Gandhi's collected work
  • 6th Indo-Maldives Joint Military Exercise begins in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Himachal Pradesh organised organic fair and food festival to boost organic farming
  • Sahara India's para-banking license scrapped by RBI
  • Agriculture expert Ramesh Chand appointed to Niti Aayog
  • Weightlifter Deepak Lather wins gold in fifth Youth Commonwealth Games
  • Apurvi Chandela shooter bags silver at ISSF World Cup Final.
  • The meeting of the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from the Group of 20 (G20) was held at Ankara (Turkey). G20 launched a new group 'W20' with the objective to empower women and to boost the role of women in global economic growth.
  • National Reform Council, the council appointed by Thailand’s military rulers, rejected a controversial new constitution that was drafted after last year’s coup. This newly drafted constitution met strong opposition on practically all sides of the political divide. This comes as another setback for holding elections in the country
  • Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC) the civic body of Mumbai city came to news after it imposed a ban on sale of meat during 8 days ‘Paryushan Parva’, for observance fasting by the Jain community.
  • Indian Railways is poised to enter into an agreement with ISRO to facilitate getting images for mapping and communications to introduce Wi-Fi through the satellite system.
  • Lewis Hamilton won the Italian F1 Grand Prix, held at the Monza Circuit.
  • Uday Prakash a  'Sahitya Akademi’ award winning Hindi writer announced to return his award in protest against the murder of Kannada scholar and rationalist M.M. Kalburgi.
06/09/2015:
  • Indian boxer Vikas Krishan wins silver medal in 75 kg category in Asia Championships.
  • Eminent Music composer Adesh Shrivastava passes away. 
  • Union Government gives nod to One Rank One Pension scheme. 
  • Delhi High Court allows permanent commission for women in Indian Navy. 
  • Haryana passes bill to abolish Police Recruitment Board.
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Badarpur-Faridabad Metro
  • China, Pakistan launch joint ‘Shaheen (Eagle) – 4’ Air Drill
  • ‘e-Pragati’ to pave way for Digital AP (e-transactions, the State government is now rechristening the AP State Enterprise Architecture (APSEA) as ‘e-Pragati’)
  • G-20 launches W-20 grouping for gender inclusive economic growth
  • Australian Cricketer Shane Watson announces retirement from Test cricket
05/09/2015:
  • 5th September: National Teachers Day. 
  • Germany and Austria of Europe opened their borders to thousands of exhausted refugees.
  • Sumit Bose, former Finance Secretary was the head of a committee set up by the government to rationalise distribution incentives for financial products and curb their mis-selling, has in its report recommended flexible exits for financial products and that profits from exit charges not accrue to product providers.
  • RBI Annual Report for 2014-15 had revealed that the central bank’s Contingency funds, used in case of unforeseen shocks, have fallen to 8.4% of total assets. Apart from this, for the last two years, the RBI has made no transfers to its Contingency Fund or its Asset Development Fund. the stipulated target for funding of RBI’s contingency funds was 12% of assets.
  • Union Government cancels registration of Greenpeace India a  noted international NGO’s Indian unit’s licence to receive foreign donations was cancelled by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
  • Barack Obama became the first-ever sitting US President to cross the Arctic Circle to go to Alaska.
  • Noted music director Aadesh Shrivastava passed away. Over the course of his career, he had composed music for over 100 Hindi films, including ‘Chalte Chalte’, ‘Baabul’,’Baghban’, ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ and ‘Rajneeti’. “Welcome Back” was the recent released film includes some of his last works as music director.
  • Wilfred De Souza, who passed away, was a 3-time Chief Minister of Goa state.
  • Govt to develop Bodh Gaya as spiritual capital
  • Maharashtra to train 55,000 employees under  Key Result Area (KRA) programme
  • India among few bright spots in global economy, says IMF
  • G20, OECD announce new corporate governance code
  • World's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi of Nepal, dies at 75
04/09/2015:
  • Haryana Government wins Skoch Order-of-Merit National award for implementing e-governance, IT. 
  • Punjab Government establishes Special MGNREGA cell. 
  • SAARC countries’ conference on Disaster Mitigation begins in New Delhi. 
  • RBI to issue Rs 5 coin on golden jubilee of 1965 Indo-Pak war. 
  • India, Australia agree to deepen bilateral Defence Partnership. 
  • Jhumpa Lahiri selected for 2014 National Humanities Medal. 
  • Former Goa CM Dr Wilfred de Souza passes away. 
  • ONGC buys 15% stake in Russia’s 2nd-largest oil field from Rosneft.
  • Durban (South Africa) became the first-ever city from Africa to get the hosting rights for the Commonwealth Games for 2022.
  • The Forward Markets Commission (FMC) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), as notified by the Union Govt. proposed date on on 28 September 2015. 
  • Bengaluru overtaken Mumbai in unsold housing units and thus become the city with the second-highest residential real estate inventory overhang after the National Capital Region (NCR).
  • The first spatially continuous map of worldwide forest tree density was prepared by a Yale University scholar and his team approximate 3.04 trillion  number of trees worldwide .
  • India, Australia agree to deepen bilateral Defence Partnership
03/09/2015: 
  • Union Cabinet approves reimbursement to 4 government agencies for import of pulses. 
  • Tallest mountain in North America, Mount McKinley renamed as Denali. 
  • West-Central Railway becomes first zone to eliminate Unmanned Level Crossings. 
  • India to launch Indonesian satellite LAPAN A2/Orari. 
  • India, UAE agree to increase bilateral trade by 60% in next 5 years. 
  • Union Government notifies merger of FMC with SEBIThe RBI issued draft guidelines pertaining to interest rates and base rates. It has prescribed a uniform method by which banks have to arrive at the interest rates for providing loans.
  • “Bharat Bandh” strike was observed by almost all the 10 major trade unions associated with the public sector and a few private associations. Against the proposed amendments to various labour legislations and the to protest the alleged “anti-labour” policies.
  • Manipur witnessed huge violence after a general strike called by the tribal student organisations to protest against the passage of three Bills in the state Assembly.The tribal student groups are protesting against 1) Protection of Manipur People’s Bill 2015, 2) Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms (Seventh Amendment) Bill 2015 and 3) Manipur Shops and Establishments (Second Amendment) Bill 2015
  • Union Government announced that it will now auction small oil and gas fields to private firms.
  • In order to enable seamless travel by different metros and other transport systems across the country, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a smart National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) model which will be inter-operable across different transport systems in the country by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
  • Google Inc. unveiled a redesign of its iconic logo. The new design spells ‘Google’ in a sans-serif typeface, similar to the one being used by Google’s newly created holding company, Alphabet. With this Google has done Five modifications in its logo since it started its operations.
  • Union Government released 2000 crore rupees to EPS-95 as contribution for 2015-16.
  • NSE seals pact with Stock Exchange of Mauritius for synergy
  • Forward Markets Commission to be merged with SEBI with effect from 28 Sept 2015
  • ABB elevates India head Bazmi Husain as global chief technology officer
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance has tied up with Catholic Syrian Bank(CSB)
02/09/2015: 
  • India wins UNESCO Award for conserving Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala
  • Union Government recognizes Yoga as Sports discipline. 
  • Mumbai wins Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy of Cricket. 
  • Maharashtra Government approves ordinance to amend MPDA Act, 1981. 
  • AK Jha appointed as interim CMD of NTPC Limited. 
  • Union Government accepts A P Shah panel report on MAT. 
  • India to join UN’s Better Than Cash Alliance to achieve financial inclusion. 
  • India wins UNESCO Award for conserving Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala. 
  • NASA’s SERVIR-Mekong project to help monitor environment in Southeast Asia. 
  • Union Government frames Smart National Common Mobility Card Model to enable metro travel, shopping. 
  • Union Cabinet approves MFP for Development of Hydrocarbon discoveries. 
  • Canada’s economy falls into a recession.
  • Financial savings of households have successfully reversed a 5-year long dipping trend by RBI.
  • Los Angeles to Be U.S. Bidder to Host 2024 Olympics
  • Durban in South Africa confirmed as 2022 Commonwealth Games host
  • NASA’s SERVIR-Mekong project to help monitor environment in Southeast Asia
  • Snapdeal acquires Silicon Valley startup Reduce Data
  • Global ratings agency Fitch, downgraded Punjab National Bank. Viability Rating by one notch to ‘bb’ on account of the growing risk to the bank’s capital position from mounting stock of stressed assets.
  • Temple of Bel. The historic temple in the ancient town of Palmyra in Syria, the destruction by the militants of the Islamic State (IS) .
  • India won a historic Test series against Sri Lanka , with this win India ended a 22-year long wait for a Test series win over Sri Lanka on their home soil in 1993.
  • Ratan P. Watal was appointed as the new Finance Secretary.
  • Raghav Chandra appointed as the new Chairman of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
01/09/2015: 
  • The Law Commission of India (LCI) recommended the abolition of death penalty in all cases except those related to terrorism and waging war against India.
  • Punjab Government wins award for achievement in rooftop solar power output. 
  • Union Government releases Rs 2,000 crore for Employees’ Pension Scheme. 
  • Manipur assembly passes Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015. 
  • SC stays Rajasthan HC’s decision declaring ‘Santhara’ ritual illegal
  • SAHAJ -  The name of the scheme for online release of new LPG connections, launched by Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan.
  • Rajasthan High Court declared Jain community’s practice of “Santhara” as illegal, which was stayed by the Supreme Court.
  • The Union Govt. for implementation of its ambitious ‘Housing for All’ scheme under which assistance of over Rs. 2 lakh crore would be provided over the next six years for enabling two crore urban poor own their own houses at 305 cities.
  • Palakkad district of Kerala is on its way to be declared as the first total HIV/AIDS literate district in the country.
  • Rajiv Mehrishi was appointed as the new Home Secretary.
  • Kenya created history by topping the medals tally at the 15th World Championships of Athletics at Beijing. 
  • L C Goyal appointed as CMD of India Trade Promotion Organisation
  • RBI declared SBI and ICICI Bank as Domestic Systemically Important Banks
  • Union Government releases Rs 2,000 crore for Employees’ Pension Scheme
  • Tejinder Pal Singh named as Australian of the Day by Commonwealth Bank
  • CSO released estimates of GDP for April-June quarter of 2015-16
Highlights of the CSO estimates:
  • GDP at constant (2011-12) prices in Q1 of 2015-16 is estimated at 27.13 lakh crore rupees as against 25.35 lakh crore rupees in Q1 of 2014-15, showing a growth rate of 7.0 percent. In terms of GVA it is 7.1 percent.
  • The economic activities which registered growth of over 7 percent in Q1 of 2015-16 over Q1 of 2014-15 are manufacturing, trade, hotels and transport & communication and services related to broadcasting and financial, insurance, real estate and professional services.
  • Growth in other areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing (1.9), mining and quarrying (4.0), electricity, gas, water supply & other utility services (3.2), construction and public administration, defence (6.9) and other services (2.7).
  • Gross Capital Formation (GCF) rate, a barometer for investments, continued to decline. It was down to 27.8 per cent from 29.2 per cent in April–June 2014.

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