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Looking for September 2015 Current Affairs? We have just published here most important current events of September 2015 that includes National & International Affairs, Business/ Banking Affairs, Sports news, awards winners etc. This will be very very useful for your upcoming UPSC, SSC, PSC, IBPS, Rail, LIC, NICL etc exams.


Important Current Events of  September 2015

International Affairs

    september 2015 current affairs
  • 10th annually meeting of Women Speaker of Parliament 2015 held in New York.
  • W20 is an engagement grouping of women leaders for gender inclusive global economic growth.
  • It would host its first summit at Istanbul. President of W20: Gulden Turktan.
  • The 6th joint military training exercise, 'EKUVRIN 2015’ has begun between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Forces in Kerala.
  • 8th September observes as International Literacy Day and Theme for this year “Literacy and Sustainable Societies"
  • India and Cambodia has signed Two MoUs of Tourism and an umbrella project
  • Asian financial hubs has organised at Singapore and Hong Kong
  • Nepal has adopted democratic Constitution in 1st time.
  • The Odisha Government has decided to increase additional 50 days work in (MGNREGA) in drought-affected areas.
  • In this year The World tourism Day’s Theme was “Millions of tourists,millions of opportunities”.
  •  China has launched 20th new generation satellite.

National Affairs

  • President Pranab Mukherjee has celebrated Diamond Jubilee of Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) at Vigan Bhavan, New Delhi.
  • Delhi High Court has given permission to set up a permanent commission for women in Indian Navy
  • PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated a Commemorative coin Rs. 125 and a Circular coin Rs. 10 in honour of 125th birth day of former India’s 2nd President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
  •  Haryana has got the Skoch Order-of-Merit national award for implementation of e-Governance.
  • The Government has announced the ‘One Rank One Pension scheme’ for the Ex-Servicemen.
  • India government has launched the electronic version of the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi (CWMG).
  • Haryana govt has totally banned the manufacturing, selling of any kind of tobacco goods.
  • PM Narendra Modi presented the 10th World Hindi Conference in Bhopal today. The theme of the conference was “Hindi Jagat - Vistaar aur Sambhavnaye” .
  • Union power minister Piyush Goyal has started a scheme Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna in Uttar Pradesh.
  • The Government of India has planned to provide LED bulbs at Rs 44, which is much lower than current retail price of around Rs 300, under its DELP scheme.
  • Rajasthan has become the first state in the country to submit State Annual Action Plan under AMRUT.
  • This year Engineer's Day has observed in in honour of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.
  • Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has inaugurated 1965 War Exhibition Shauryanjali’ in New Delhi for celebrate the victory of India over Pakistan.
  • The government has approved the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission, worth Rs 5,142 crore which is replaced with PURA (Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas).
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Rs. 45,000 crore nationwide Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) at Varanasi to Provided 24 hour power supply to every house.
  • Government of India had banned on the use of Diclofenac for treating cattle.
  • The Jammu and Kashmir government has banned sale of Ambuja cements for its underweight bags and irrational product price.
  • The Union Cabinet has granted for setting up Indian Sign Language Research and Trainning Centre in New Delhi.
  • India and Combodia has signed a MoU for bilateral cooperation in tourism sectors.
  • Goverment has announced to give 1000 crore to Andhra Pradesh for its financial development.
  • India for the first in more than 10 years the P.M Narendra Modi has hosted G4 Summit in New York. The main objective was in this Summit "legitimate candidates for permanent membership"
  • The Jharkhand Government has provided food grains to around 80 percent of the state's population.
  • Assam govt has sanctioned Rs 850 cr development schemes.
  • Govt has made free entry to 116 national monuments like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar on World Tourism Day in this year.
  • Haryana government has decided to increase the quota of economically weaker students from 10% to 25%.
  • ISRO has successfully launched " Astrosat "which is India's first dedicated satellite for astronomy research .
  • Arunachal Pradesh has decided to provide Assistance with DPAA Teams which is specialized identification and recovery teams from the US.
  • Maharashtra Government has planned to Declare Ballard Estate Cultural Zone under a tourism policy.
  • 1st time in India National Dance Museum has been inaugurated in Kerala.
  • India has ranked 16th place at Global Competitiveness Index.


Business/ Banking Affairs

  • Forward Market Commission (FMC) has merged with SEBI.
  • Indian Railways will tie up with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to get online satellite images for improving safety and security passengers. 
  • The Cabinet ministry has granted 100 % Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for the white label ATM operations.
  • Indian government has released a new and improved version of the Operating System (OS), named as BOSS; BOSS - Bharat Operating System Solutions
  • According to World Bank report Gujarat has ranked top in the state wise banking service.
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signed a MoU on with the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for 'Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information'
  • Forward Market Commission (FMC) has merged with SEBI.
  • The Government of India has signed a loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Infrastructure Development.
  • NASA has announced a statement about Mars that liquid water has been observed on this planet.
  • Reliance Defence has Signed a MoU with Emirates Defence.
  • Microsoft has launched Commercial Cloud Services from Local Data Centres in Pune, Mumbai & Chennai.
  • The Reserve Bank has reduced interest rate by 0.5% Of Repo Rate. 


Current RBI Rates (Till 30th September 2015) :
  1. Bank Rate - 7.75%
  2. Repo Rate - 6.75%
  3. Reverse Repo Rate - 5.75%
  4. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) - 4.00%
  5. Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) - 21.50%
  6. Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) - 7.75%

Sports Updates

  • Durban, the South African city has been selected for the 2022 Commonwealth Game. 
  • Lewis Hamilton has won the Italian Grand Prix 2015
  • Sebastian Vettel has won the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix 4th time.
  • Ajay Jayaram, Indian Badminton player has won silver medal in Korea Open Badminton. 
  • China has signed a MoU with World Anti-Doping Agency.
  • Pankaj Advani has won IBSF World Billiards Championship 2015 beating by Singapore's Peter Gilchrist.
  • Heena Sidhu has won gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol at the Asian Airgun Championship

US OPEN 2015

Women Singles has been won by Flavia Pennetta (Italy) beating Roberta Vinci (Italy).

Men Singles has been won by Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beating Federer (Swiss).

Men’s Doubles :

Pierre – Hugues Herbert (France) and Nicolas Mahut (France) beating of Jamie Murray (Britan) and John Peers (Australia).

Women’s Doubles :

Martina Hingis (Swiss) and Sania mirza beating of Yaroslava Shvedova ( Russia ) and Casey Dellacqua (Australia )

Mixed Doubles :

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis beating of Bethania Mattek-Sands (USA) and Sam Querry (USA)


Prize & Award Winners

  • India has won UNESCO prize ‘Award of Excellence’2015.
  • Jhumpa Lahiri has selected for the prestigious 2014 National Humanities Medal.
  • Vikas Krishan, Indian Boxer has got Silver Medal in Asian Championships
  • President Pranab Mukherjee has given the Saakshar Bharat Awards 2015 for the International Literacy Day to 11 persons.
  • Anirudh Kathirvel has won 'The Great Australian Spelling Bee' competition award 2015. 
  • National Tourism award has won Gujarat.
  • Viola Davis, the first black woman has won The 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
  • Marathi film “Court”, directed by Chaitanya Tamhane has selected for the Oscars in next year.
  • India’s Richest Man has become Mukhesh Ambani according to Forbes magazine.
  • National Cadet Corps (NCC) has entered in Limka Book of Records for the Largest Yoga performances
  • EPFO has won the SKOCH Award for smart governance in 2015.
  • Mathematician Jacob Tsimerman has honored with SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for the year 2015 .
  • Reliance Foundation, Tata Power, Apollo has received Porter Prizes 2015 for outstanding performance in the industry.
  • Shashi Kapoor has won Lifetime Achievement Award at Jagran Film Festival in Mumbai.
  • Bengali Film “Kadambari” has won Washington South Asian Film Festival.
  • Indian-American environmental engineer Kartik Chandran has named MacArthur Fellow for working on a novel solution to the world’s need for food, clean water and energy.

Appointment 

  • Raghav Chandra became Chairman of the National Authority of India (NHAI).
  • Shinzo Abe has become 2nd time Japanese Prime Minister from Liberal Democrats' Party.
  • Ramesh Chand has become full-time member of NITI Aayog.
  • Malcolm Turnbull became Australia's new Prime Minister.
  • Sourav Ganguly has become next new president of the Cricket Association of Bengal after late Jogmohon Dalmiya.

Resignation

  • Shane Watson: Australia's cricketer.
  • Brad Haddin: Australian wicket-keeper.
  • Jack Warner : Ex- FIFA Vice President 

Death

  • Bal Pandit : The pioneer of cricket commentary in Marathi.
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya : Board of Control for Cricket in India
  • Jackie Collins : Novelist “The World Is Full of Married Men “is famous novel.
  • Yogi Berra : US Baseball player.
  • Deatmer Crammer : German footballer coach, he was also known as ‘Napoleon’.  


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