Current Affairs News Updates 14th September, 2016

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Current Affairs News Updates 14th September, 2016

Important Questions from Current Affairs News Updates 14th September, 2016.

Q-1 Who became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals in Paralympics games?

Jitu Rai

Devendra Jhajaria

Mushkil Nath

Tushar Kumar

Q-2 Who is the new chairman of Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) appointed recently?

Vivek Jain 

Priyanka Karmakar

Preeti Kumar

Sumit Gupta

 

 

National News Updates

1. Claude Lila Parulekar dies

i) Claude Lila Parulekar – The eminent animal activists and daughter of great nasaheb parulekar dies on 13 September

ii) She dies at the age of 81.

2. According to the recent list released by “Fortune” India’s top women bankers are in top 50 powerful women of world outside US.

i) In this Ms. Arundhati bhattacharya bagged 2nd position, Ms Chanda Kochar bagged 5th position and Ms Sikha sharma grabbed 19th position.

ii) These three are Chief Executing officers of SBI, ICICI and Axis bank respectively.

International News Updates

1. Britain introduces Polymer Banknotes

i) New Banknotes made up of polymer were circulated on 13 September, 2016 by the britain.

ii) The Britain is the first European country to Introduce such notes.

iii) These notes are also waterproof.

iv) Firstly, Banknotes worth 44o million will be issued at initial phase.

Business News Updates

1. Srilanka  signals Red to NTPC’s coal plant plan.

i) NTPC’s plan to build a coal based plan was scrapped by srilanka’s ministry of power and Energy on 13 September.

ii) The announcement came in order to switch to Renewable resources based energy instead of Non Renewable based.

iii) The plant was planned to be built in Triconmalee in Sri Lanka.

Sports News Updates

1.  Vivek Jain Sworn as the new Chairman of RWITC

i) RWITC refers to Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC)

ii) Its 101st meeting was held on Monday.

iii) The venue of the meeting was Mahalaxmi Racecorse, Pune.

iv) Vivek Jain was chosen out of 8 nominations.

2. Devendra jhajharia Clinches gold at Rio Pralympics

i) He became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals

ii) He grabbed gold in Javelin throw event in Paralympics

Answers-

1- b

2-a

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