Daily Current Affairs News 22nd Sept, 2016

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Daily Current Affairs News 22nd Sept, 2016 targeting Government exams.

Important Questions from Daily Current Affairs News  22nd Sept, 2016.

Q-1 Who is the present secretary of United Nations General Assembly?

a) Ban ki moon

b) John William Ashe

c) Sam Kutesa

d) Peter Thomson

Q-2 What is the venue of International Sikh conclave to be celebrated from 22nd to 24th September, 2016

a) New Delhi

b) Patna

c) Chandigarh

d) Mumbai

National News Updates

1. 2000 year old Skeleton found

i)  Scuba archaeologists Human Bones which are about 2000 year old.

ii) The Bones belong to Ancient Roman Times.

iii) A DNA test has been planned.

2. International Sikh conclave from 22nd to 24th September, 2016

i) The Venue of the conclave is Patna this time.

ii) This is a three day meet which is hosted on the occasion of 350th Birth Anniversary of  Guru Gobind Singh to be celebrated in January, 2017.

3. Longest Flight of PSLV on 26th September, 2016.

i) For the first time Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will have its longest flight of 2 hours and 15 minutes.

ii) This time the launcher will place two satellites  in two different orbits on 26th September, 2016.   

International News Updates

1. On 21st September, 2016 About 31 countries joined the Paris Climate Agreement.

i) This is a Landmark Step towards the conservation of planet.

ii) During the United Nations General Assembly Meeting the countries came together with this pact in order to curb the rising global temperatures.

iii) The Secretary of United Nations General Assembly is Ban- ki – moon.

 

 

 

Business News Updates

1. Flipkart achieves landmark of 100 million customers.

i) On 21st September, 2016 Flipkart announced its 100 million customers with a steep growth over last 6 months.

ii) Flipkart is the first company to achieve this landmark in a single country except USA and China.

iii) Flipkart is the India’s largest online retailer.

2. Chennai- Andaman & Nicobar Telecom Connectivity

i) The Union cabinet on 21st September gave Go-green Signal to Undersea telecom connectivity to connect Andaman & Nicobar Islands with Indian Mainland.

ii) The telecom connectivity will comprise of optical fiber cable.

iii) The cost of the project is 1102.38 crore. 

Sports News Updates

1. MSK prasad to be new head of selection panel.

i) Former cricketer ( Wicket Keeper) MSK Prasad was announced as the head of Selection panel of National team on 21 September, 2016.

ii) This was announced by Board of control for cricket in India (BCCI) in AGM.

Answers-

1- a

2- b

 

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