Current Affairs News Updates 9th September, 2016

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Current Affairs News Updates 9th September, 2016

Important Questions for Government Exams from Current Affairs News Updates 9th September, 2016

Q- Which is India’s largest bank in private sector?

         a) Axis bank

         b) ICICI bank

         c) Kotak Mahindra bank

         d) HDFC bank

Q- Which satellite was launched by ISRO on 8th September, 2016?

        a) INSAT-1B

        b) INSAT-3DR

        c) INSAT- 2B

        d) INSAT- 1DR

Q- The Opening Ceremony of Rio Paralympics marked on ?

       a) 7th Sept

       b) 8th Sept

        c) 9th Sept

       d) 10th Sept

National News Updates 

1.  “Into the Hidden Valley” bags the UK based MM bennetts award for Historical fiction, 2016.

       i) The book is based on an Indian tribe and the name of the tribe is Apatani Tribe.

      ii) Furthermore the origin of tribe from Arunachal Pradesh.

     iii) In addition the Author of the book is Stuart Blackburn and the book is published by Speaking Tiger.

International News Updates 

1. Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev to be acting president of Uzbekistan.

        i) The Decision was approved by the parliament of Uzbekistan on 8th September, 2016

      ii) Also he is the most possible contender to succeed Islam Karimov.

Business News Updates

1. Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CJI)  invests in BYJU’s.

      i) This is the first Asian investment from CJI.

    ii) Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is a philanthropic investor created by Facebook for various private companies.

   iii) Priscilla chan is wife of facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. 

   iv) The investment is of Rs 332 crores.

   v) BYJU’s is the Bangalore based Edu-Tech company which provides online education for various levels. 

2. ICICI bank introduces Software Robots to cut “Response Time”.

     i) In order to speed up services and banking transactions ICICI introduces software robots as announced on 8th September, 2016.

    ii) ICICI is the India’s Largest Private Sector Bank. 

Sports News Updates

1. Rio de Janerio marks the opening ceremony of Paralympics games 0n 8th September, 2016.

      i) Around 4300 athletes are participating and china has highest no. of paralympians.


Science News Updates

1. ISRO puts INSAT-3DR into orbit Successfully.

      i) GSLV-F05 is based on cryogenic technology.Hence the engine was cryo-engine which built indigenously. 

     ii) Also it is the 10th Flight of Geosynchronous Satellite Launching Vehicle.

    iii) INSAT-3DR is an advanced weather satellite.

    iv) It was put into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).

    v) Furthermore the Satellite was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre , sri harikota, 

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