{2016} Current Affairs 22 September & GK Updates for IBPS, SSC, RRB, PCS, IAS Exams

Thursday, 21th September 2016’s Current affairs, This Post includes latest news, events, awards & honours. CCEA approves 5176 crore rupees Capital Grant for GAIL pipeline project, IOCL, GAIL sign MoU for taking equity stake in Dhamra LNG terminal, . So here below are details including these current affairs of the day.

Current Affairs Thursday 22 September 2016 and GK Quiz and Updates

Current Affairs Thursday 22 September 2016 & GK UPDATES

Current Affairs Thursday 22 September 2016 & GK UPDATES

IOCL, GAIL sign MoU for taking equity stake in Dhamra LNG terminal

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and GAIL (India) Limited on 21 September 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dhamra LNG Terminal Private Limited (DLTPL) for taking equity in the 5 MMTPA capacity LNG Receiving, Storage and Regasification Terminal.

CCEA approves 5176 crore rupees Capital Grant for GAIL pipeline project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 21 September 2016 approved the partial capital grant of 5176 crore rupees to GAIL (India) Limited for development of 2539 km long Jagdishpur-Haidia and Bokaro-Dhamra Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project.

Union Cabinet approves submarine optical fibre cable connectivity with Andaman & Nicobar Islands

The Union Cabinet on 21 September 2016 approved the provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) between Mainland (Chennai) and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

India, Samoa tax information exchange agreement approved

The Union Cabinet on 21 September 2016 gave its approval for signing and ratification of agreement between India and Samoa for the exchange of information with respect to Taxes. This agreement will stimulate the flow of exchange of information between the two nations for tax purposes which will help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance.

Girish Chandra Gupta sworn in as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court

Justice Girish Chandra Gupta on 22 September 2016 was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court. West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi administered the oath of office to Justice Gupta at the Raj Bhavan

ADB approves 631 million US dollars loan for Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on 20 September 2016 approved 631 million US dollars loan for construction of industrial corridor between Visakhapatnam and Chennai, part of India’s first coastal industrial corridor running from West Bengal to Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu.

Adi Godrej conferred Clinton Global Citizen Award

Adi Godrej, the Chairman of Mumbai-based Godrej Group, on 19 September 2016 was conferred the 10th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Award for leadership in business and philanthropy.

Junaid Ahmad appointed as World Bank Country Director for India

Junaid Ahmad was on 21 September 2016 appointed as the World Bank Country Director for India. He will succeed Onno Ruhl who completed his four-year term recently.

MS Dhoni named captain of India’s all time Test XI by Wisden

Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the third week of September 2016 was named the captain of the all-time India Test XI chosen by cricket magazine Wisden.

Current Affairs Thursday 22 September 2016 and GK Updates

So here was all about today’s current affairs and general knowledge updates for those students who are preparing for IBPS PO Exams, SSC, PCS, IAS Examination 2016. So hope it will be helpful for you to gain more power to crack your upcoming competitive exam, Current Affairs 22 September 2016.

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