21 September, 2017

Current Affairs of September 21, 2017

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1. Aadhaar card is mandatory for entry into pubs in Hyderabad

  • The Telangana government has made it mandatory in hyderabad.
  • People below 21 years of age will not be allowed.
  • Excise department is going to implement, such step taken because of a murder investigation of 17 year old girl.
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2. China launched fastest bullet train in the World

bullet train
  • China launched the world's fastest bullet train Fuxing.
  • Train between Beijing and Shanghai.
  • Speed 350 kms per hour.
  • Total distance 1,250km, takes 4 hours and 30 minutes.
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3. France 2019 FIFA Women World Cup emblem launched

FIFA World Cup
  • emblem revealed in Paris.
  • The tournament will starts from 7 June 2019.
  • The tournament will end 7 July 2019.
  • Slogan 'Dare to Shine' out to inspire all ahead of the tournament.

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4. Sambamurthy appointed as NPCI interim chairman.

  • B. Sambamurthy is former director and CEO of the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) and Chairman and Managing Director of Corporation Bank.
  • He appointed as interim Chairman of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
  • He will replace M Balachandran, who was Non-Executive Chairman of NPCI from September 23, 2013 to September 20, 2017.
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5. India and Russia to collaborate on Bangladesh nuclear plant

Nuclear Power plant
  • India is collaborating with Russia to build Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.
  • India’s first atomic energy venture abroad.
  • Rooppur Nuclear project capacity of 2*1200 MWs .
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6. India joins quantum computing race

quantum computer
  • The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is planning to fund project to develop quantum computers
  • Quantum computer is computer design which uses principles of quantum physics to increase computational power.
  • quantum mechanics to store information in ‘qubits’ (quantum bit) instead of binary bits 1's and 0's.
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7. ONGC discovers oil in Arabian sea near Mumbai High

  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has made oil discovery in WO-24-3 well.
  • located west of Mumbai High fields in Arabian Sea.
  • The well is estimated to hold in-place reserve of about 20 million tones.
  • It currently produces 205,000 barrels of oil per day (just over 10 million tonnes per annum).
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8. International Peace day is observed around the world

Peace Day
  • This day was established in 1981 .
  • Peace day is established by United Nations.
  • Theme for 2017 is Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.
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