Current Affairs News Updates 8th Sept, 2016

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Current Affairs News Updates 8th Sept, 2016

Important Questions for government exams from Current Affairs News Updates 8th Sept, 2016 

Q-1 World no.13 Rafael Nadal belongs to which country?

a) Argentina

      b) Spain

      c) Italy

      d) USA

Q-2 Who is the New CMD of Uranium corporation of India Limited?

a) C.K Asani

     b) Manohar Reddy

     c) Vinod Rai

     d) Nita Ambani

Q-3 As per the Supreme court the volume of water to be released to Tamil Nadu?

a) 12000 Cusecs

   b) 12 Cusecs

   c) 15000 Cusecs

   d) 15 Cusecs


National News Updates

1. 24 hours deadline for  publishing FIR online

       i) On 7th September, 2016 the Apex court of India Supreme court ordered the publishing of FIRs within 24 hrs.

      ii)  Furthermore, With respect to this order States and Union Territories have to upload First Information Report (FIR) online within 24 hours of registration.

     iii) The FIRs to be uploaded on all police and Government websites. 

2. As per the verdict of supreme court, the release of cauveri water to Tamil Nadu Started on 7th Sept, 2016.

     i) Supreme Court ordered  the release of 15000 cusecs of water.

     ii) Water is released from KRS and Kabini reservoirs.

3. Surge Price Introduced on key trains.

     i) The Tickets of trains like Shatabdi, Duronto and Rajdhani will now be operated on Surge Pricing System.

    ii) Surge Pricing is a Flexible pricing system in which price of tickets rises with increase in demand.

    iii) Surge pricing System will be effective from 9th of September, 2016.


International News Updates

1. World’s Oldest person to Swim-Toshio Tominaga.

     i) He is 73 years old person to swim across the Tsugaru Strait of country.

     ii) He belongs to Japan.

3. Three astronauts returned to earth after 6 month space expedition.

    i) The Astronauts include Jeff Williams (Record Holder of 534 days in Space), Alexey Ovchinin and Oleg Skripochka.

   ii) Jeff Williams belongs to NASA and rest two to Russia.

  iii) On 7th September, 2016 they returned to home (Earth).


Business News Updates

 1. Nissan says a good bye to Ventures with Ashok Leyland on 7th Sept, 2016.

     i) Nissan is Japan based Automobile company .

    ii) Nissan and Ashok Leyland were in a Joint Venture for past 8 years.

  iii) Vinod Dasari is the managing director of Ashok Leyland.

2. C.K Asani- The new chairman and managing director of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL).

Sports News Updates

1.  Rafael Nadal in the list of players for Davis Cup.

    i) Spain announced its team players for Davis Cup on 7th September, 2016.

   ii) The Davis Cup World Group Play off tie against India is to be played from 16 to 18 September.

  iii) The Venue is R. K khanna Stadium.

  iv) Rafael Nadal possesses a rank of World No. 13 and is 14 time Grand Slam titleist.

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