Daily Current Affairs News 20th Sept, 2016 for Government Exams
Important Questions from Daily Current Affairs News 20th Sept, 2016 for SSC and IBPS.
Q-1 Who is the current Minister of Tourism of India?
a) Priyadarshini Chatterjee
b) Mahesh Sharma
c) JP Nadda
d) Nitin Gadkari
Q-2 What was the venue of 68th Emmy Award?
c) Los Angeles
Q-3 Bharat stage VI auto emission norms will be applicable from the year ?
National News Updates
1. Australia send back the stolen sculptures to India
i) National Gallery of Australia returned three valuable sculptures to India.
ii) This was announced by the Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma on 19 September, 2016
iii) The sculptures are worth $ 8,40,000.
iv) The name of the sculptures are “Goddess Pratyangira” and ” Seated Buddha”.
International News Updates
1. Game of thrones clinches 12 awards at Emmys Award.
i) The 68th Emmys award took place at Los Angeles on 18th September.
ii) Game of Thrones (GoT) is a HBO Television series.
Business News Updates
1) Twitter to Shut Indian Engineering centre
i) Twitter is planning to shut down its Indian Engineering Centre in Bengaluru.
2) Government Switching to Bharat Stage- VI directly.
i) The central government has released notification of Bharat Stage VI auto emission norms on september 19, 2016.
ii) Bharat Stage VI will be applicable on all two wheelers and four wheelers from April 2020.
Sports News Updates
1. Gold Medal for Indian Women.
i) In the event of 10 m air pistol Indian women grabbed Gold at Junior Shooting World Cup.
ii) The Venue of Junior Shooting World Cup is Azerbaijan.
2. BCCI introduces “Dream Team”
i) Board of control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) introduced a “Dream Team” initiative on September 19, 2016.
ii) This was done on the occasion of 500th test match of Indian cricket Team.
iii) To encourage test cricket amidst fans , this initiative is taken.
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