{Current} Affairs 21 September 2016 and GK Updates for IBPS, PCS, SSC, IAS Exam

Today Tuesday, 21th September’s Current affairs, This Article includes latest news, events and awards.Economic Freedom of the World 2016 Report released: India stands at 112th spot on WEF Index. Aung San Suu Kyi honoured as 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by Harvard Foundation. National Board for Wildlife approves first phase of Ken-Betwa project. Monika Kapil Mohta appointed as India’s Ambassador to Sweden. So here below are details including these current affairs of the day.

Current Affairs 21 September 2016 and GK Quiz and Updates

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Economic Freedom of the World 2016 Report released: India stands at 112th spot on WEF Index

India’s Centre for Civil Society in collaboration with Canada’s Fraser Institute on 15 September 2016 released the Economic Freedom of the World 2016 Annual Report. The report is based on data from 2014 and measures the World Economic Freedom (WEF) Index by analysing the policies and institutions of 159 countries and territories.

Aung San Suu Kyi honoured as 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by Harvard Foundation

Nobel laureate and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was on 15 September 2016 honoured as the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by the students and faculty at the Harvard Foundation.

MIT develops a spectroscopic technique to detect Martian life

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) US have developed a spectroscopic technique that would help the 2020 Mars Rover to non-invasively identify sediments that are relatively unaltered, and maintain much of their original composition.

National Board for Wildlife approves first phase of Ken-Betwa project

The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) on 20 September 2016 approved 10000 crore rupees Ken-Betwa project, India’s first inter-State river interlinking project.

Monika Kapil Mohta appointed as India’s Ambassador to Sweden

Monika Kapil Mohta was on 17 September 2016 appointed as the India’s Ambassador to Sweden. She is presently the Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs and looks after India’s relations with a large part of the Asia-Pacific region.

Third list of Smart Cities released

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on 20 September 2016 released the third list of Smart Cities that will get funding for initiating urban reforms. The list includes names of 27 new cities.

Ola ties-up with Yatra for Cab Booking Interface Integration

Transportation app Ola on 20 September 2016 tied-up with Yatra.Com for Cab Booking Interface Integration. It has integrated its application interface on Yatra.com.

International Day of Peace observed with theme Building Blocks for Peace

International Day of Peace was observed across the world on 21 September 2016. The 2016 theme for the day is The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.

Invasive Giant African Land Snails sighted at Goa University

The Giant African Land Snail (GALS) was spotted in the campus of the Goa University at Taleigao. GALS (Achatina fulica) is listed as one of the world’s 100 most invasive species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Current Affairs 21 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.

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