Daily Current Affairs News 18th Sept, 2016 for Govt. Exams
Important Questions from Daily Current Affairs News 18th Sept, 2016.
Q-1 Which Warship was recently launched in arabian sea for testing from Mazagaon dockyard?
a) INS Vikrant
Q-2 Which country recently observed the first case of Euthanasia?
d) United States of America
National News Updates
1. India’s New warship launches on 17th September.
i) New guided missile destroyer whose name is “Mormugao” was launched in Arabian Sea.
ii) It will go through various tests for next 3 years and will be commissioned in 2020.
iii) It was launched at the Mazagaon dockyard in Mumbai.
International News Updates
1. The first Euthanasia case for Belgium.
i) A 17 year old Belgian was euthanized on 17th September, 2016.
ii) This is for first time since the country adopted the legalization of euthanasia.
iii) Euthanasia refers to mercy killing or killing with one’s own concern.
Business News Updates
1. ICICI augments Rs 1635 crore from anchor investors.
i) Foreign investors such as Goldman Sachs, Nomura, Morgan Stanley and Govt. of Singapore contributed ICICI Prudential Life in raising Rs 1635 crore.
ii) ICICI Prudential’s IPO has fixed a price band of Rs.300 to Rs.334 per share.
2. Framework for Advanced Night Vision Products- BEL
i) Bharat Electronics Limited- A Navratna Company is all set to establish a factory to produce Night Vision Products.
ii) As announced on 17th September, the factory will be established in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.
Sports News Updates
1. Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez thrashed Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni on 17th September.
i) The match took place under the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie at the R.K. Khanna Stadium on 17th September.
ii) Earlier Rafael and Lopez clinched the Olympic title also.
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