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TNPSC Current Affairs September 2016
Miscellaneous
  • Important Days
    • September 5 - National Teachers' Day
    • September 8 - International Literacy Day
    • September - First Saturday of the Month - International Vulture Awareness Day.
    • September 9 - Himalaya Diwas
    • September 10 - World Suicide Prevention Day
    • September 16 -  International Day for preservation of Ozone Layer
    • September 21 - World Alzeimer's Day
    • September - Third Saturday of the month - International Coastal Cleanup Day.
    • September 22 - World Car Free Day
    • September 27 - World Tourism Day, International Day of Deaf
    • September 28 - World Heart Day
  • Awards
    • Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016
      1. TM Krishna (India)
      2. Bezwada Wilson (India)
    • Bibhuti Lahkar - was awarded IUCN's Heritage Heroes Award 2016.
  • Solung Festival - It is a tribal festival celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh.


Polity
  • TVSN Prasad Committee.
    • The Union govt has constituted a committee on the usage of Pallet guns by the armed forces during tackling the protesters.
  • All India Trinamool Congress Party
    • It got the status of National Party from the Election Commission of India.
    • It became the 7th National Party of India.
  • Important Appoinments
    • C Vidyasagar Rao 
      • He was the Governor of Maharashtra who was appointed as the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu,
Economy
  • 10 Lakh Insurance Option for Railway e-ticket passengers
    • India railway has launched the insurance scheme for Passenger booking tickets via online through IRCTC website.
  • Masala Bonds
    • Masala Bonds are rupeed denominated bonds which are issued outside India.
    • Recently British Columbia (Canadian Province) issued Masala bonds and thus becoming the first foreign government to issue Masala bonds.
Environment
  • India's First International Conference on Cooking gas
    • It was held at Bhuvaneshwar in Odisha.
  • Majuli Island [Very Important for Upcoming Exams]
    • It is a riverine Island located in Assam in the Brahmaputra river.
    • It was recently declared as the world's largest river Island with area of 880 Sq Km.
    • It is also declared as the new district of Assam and thus becoming the first island district of India.
World
  • First BRICS Film Festival
    • The First BRICS Film Festival (2016) was held in  New Delhi.
  • Mother Teresa
    • Mother Teresa was declared a saint by the Pope Francis.
    • She became the 4th Indian to be canonised as saint,
  • G-20 Summit 2016
    • It was held at Hangzhou Province of China.

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  1. sir wat abt current affairs oct, nov, dec? plz upload

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