Daily Current Affairs News 21st Sept, 2016 for Government Exams
Important Questions from Daily Current Affairs News 21st Sept, 2016.
Q-1 Who is the BCCI representative in ICC Board of control who was nominated on 20 th September?
a) Shashank Manohar
b) Anurag Thakur
c) Rahul Johri
d) N Srinivasan
e) Rajiv Shukla
Q-2 Asian Development recently approved investment of ………….. for the development of a coastal Corridor in India?
a) $ 631 million
b) $ 632 million
c) $ 633 million
d) $ 634 million
e) $ 635 million
National News Updates
1. Race course marg to be Ekatma marg.
i) New Delhi Municipal corporation received proposal to change 7 race course to 7 Ekatma marg.
ii) The proposal was sent by New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi.
International News Updates
1. India – Srilanka oil farms
i) India and srilanka will operate oil tanks together in trincomalee.
ii) About 30 oil tanks are planned at an initial stage.
2. Myanmar removes Midnight Night inspection law
i) According to this law officials can inspect in homes at midnight.
ii) This is the most under rated law of myanmar.
iii) On September 20, parliament removed it by voting against this law.
Business News Updates
1. $ 631 million acceded to Coastal Corridor.
i) Asian Development Bank (ADB) gave green signal to $631 million investment for coastal corridor in India.
ii) The coastal corridor (Industrial Corridor) is planned between Visakhapatnam and Chennai.
iii) The length of the corridor is about 2500 km with initial phase of 841 km to be completed.
Sports News Updates
1. N. Srinivasan to be part of ICC.
i) N. srinivasan will appear as BCCI representative in ICC’s Board of Directors.
ii) This was announced by Board of control for cricket in India (BCCI) on 20th September, 2016.
Science and Technology Updates
1. World’s Oldest Rock found
i) The scientists of Carnegie Institute for Science in the U.S. have dated world’s oldest crust which is about 4.02 billion years old.
ii) This will be of great help in understanding the formation of continents.
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