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Current Affairs September 2019

September 2018 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of September 2019 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of September 2019 are given below. Hope you like it.


Which film has been nominated for Oscar 2019 as India’s official entry? Gully Boy
Who has been selected for the Dadasaheb Phalke award? Amitabh Bachchan
Which city hosted the Howdy Modi event where PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump shared the stage together? Houston
Which Indian athlete was recently awarded with International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Veteran Pin Prize? PT Usha
What is India's position in digital competitiveness in the world as per the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019 (WDCR) report? 44th
Who is the author of the book Reset: Regaining India’s Economic Legacy? Subramanian Swamy
Who was conferred with the "Global Goalkeeper" award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on September 24, 2019 for his leadership in India’s massive Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Who has become the first Indian cricketer to bowl 3 maidens in T20Is? Deepti Sharma
Which is India’s first corporate-run train that is slated to run from Lucknow to Delhi on October 4, 2019? Tejas Express
Which State/UT became the first to issue the highest number of Golden Cards under Ayushman Bharat scheme? Jammu & Kashmir
Who has become first Indian boxer to won silver medal in World Boxing Championship 2019? Amit Panghal
In order to attract fresh investment in manufacturing and thereby provide boost to ‘Make-in-India’ initiative of the Government, new domestic manufacturing companies incorporated after October 1, has been allowed to pay income tax at a rate of ___ per cent without any incentives. 15
In order to promote growth and investment, a new provision has been inserted in the Income-tax Act with effect from FY 2019-20 which allows any domestic company an option to pay income-tax at the rate of __ per cent subject to condition that they will not avail any exemption/incentive. 22
Which Indian documentary based on the life of an Uttarakhand farmer Vidyadutt and directed by Nirmal Chander has been nominated for the Oscars? Moti Bagh
Which state government has made Sanskrit language compulsory from 3rd to 8th grade in all government and private schools? Uttarakhand
Who took charge as the 26th chief of the Indian Air Force succeeding Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa? Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
Who has become the first Defence Minister to fly indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas? Rajnath Singh
Which state has decided to celebrate the year of 2020 as the Year of Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Telangana
As per announcement made by the Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, Hyderabad Karnataka region comprising Bidar, Ballari, Kalaburagi, Koppal, Raichur and Yadgir would be renamed as _____________? Kalyana Karnataka
Who recently became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics after defeating world number one Sarah Ann Hildebrandt in the ongoing World Wrestling Championship in Kazakhstan Vinesh Phogat
Which company will flag-off the country’s first non-Indian Railways run passenger train between Lucknow and Delhi on October 4, offering passengers, better amenities and a refund of ₹100 if the train is late by an hour? IRCTC
Over 6 crore EPFO subscribers to get ___ per cent interest for 2018-19. 8.65
On which day Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated his 69th birthday? 17th September
Which Air-to-Air missile was successfully flight-tested from the fighter jet Su-30 MKI? Astra
Name the world-renowned chef whose directorial debut- 'The Last Colour' won the Best Feature Film award at the Indian International Film Festival of Boston? Vikas Khanna
Who among the following set a new record in cue sports by winning his 22nd World Billiards Title at the IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019? Pankaj Advani
The Centre has pledged to provide how much fund to ECGC in next five years? Rs 8,500 crore
Who has been appointed as the first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh? Justice P Lakshman Reddy
Who has become the 44th person in the world and the first Indian to complete the Enduroman — a triathlon from England to France which is considered to be one of the toughest endurance competitions in the world? Mayank Vaid
Which organisation has decided to translate and publish an anthology of the writings of Guru Nanak Dev in world languages to mark his 550th birth anniversary? UNESCO
Name one of India’s most renowned and respected criminal lawyers who passed away at the age of 95 on September 8, 2019? Ram Jethmalani
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated South Asia’s first cross-border oil pipeline. The pipeline will connect India with which nation? Nepal
Which Committee has been constituted by the Union Government to oversee the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) into Union Territories? Sanjay Mitra Committee
At which place in Jharkhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to nation the second Multi Modal Terminal constructed on the river Ganga and built at a cost of ₹290 crores under Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP)? Sahibganj
In which airport, India’s tallest Air Traffic Control tower was inaugurated to enhance safety and efficiency of air transport management services? Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
Who was appointed as the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi? Pramod Kumar Mishra
Who has been appointed as the Principal Advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi? P K Sinha
Which programme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which aims to control the livestock diseases by 2025 and eradicate these by 2030? National Animal Disease Control Programme
Who sworn-in as the Governor of Rajasthan recently? Kalraj Mishra
Which newly created Union Territories will have a common high court? Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh
Name the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India who recently assumed the Chairmanship of ‘Association of World Election Bodies’ (AWEB) on September 3, 2019? Sunil Arora
Which Ministry won the Swachh Bharat award in Swachhta Action Plan category? Ministry of Railways
Name the activist who has become the first Indian to be awarded the Changemaker Award 2019 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for her work towards abolition of child marriage in Rajasthan? Payal Jangid
Name the noted mathematician, educator and founder of Super 30 from Bihar who has been awarded Education Excellence Award 2019 by US based organisation Foundation for Excellence? Anand Kumar
Name the Indian bowler who has become the 3rd Indian to claim a hat-trick in test cricket while playing against West Indies? Jasprit Bumrah
What was the theme of the 7th annual World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) 2019 held in Mumbai? Prosperous Society: Stronger Society
Name the Indian classical singer after whom a minor planet (located between Mars and Jupiter) has been named? Pandit Jasraj
Name the Indian duo who won the IBSF World Snooker Team title defeating the team from Thailand at Mandalay, Myanmar? Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta


Which 178-year-old British travel company collapsed recently due to bankruptcy? Thomas Cook
Who has been selected as the new Chief of International Monetary Fund (IMF)? Kristalina Georgieva
Which nation topped the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2019? USA
On which day World Tourism Day is observed? 27th September
On which day World Maritime Day 2019 is observed? 26th September
"How dare you? You have stolen my dreams, my childhood with your empty words." Who said these words blasting off the world leaders during the 2019 UN climate action summit in New York? Greta Thunberg
Who won the FIFA's Best Men's Player Award 2019 for his outstanding performance? Lionel Messi
Who won the FIFA's Best Women's Player Award 2019 for her outstanding performance? Megan Rapinoe
Which television series won the 'Outstanding Drama Series Award' in the 71st Emmy Awards? Game of Thrones
On which day International Day of Peace is observed? 21st September
The 2019 theme of the International Day of Peace is? Climate Action for Peace
On which day World Health Organization (WHO) celebrated the first World Patient Safety Day to create awareness about safety of patients? 17th September
Name the chairman of Alibaba, one of world's largest online shopping website, who has stepped down from his post? Jack Ma
Who won US Open 2019 Men's singles title by defeating Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in the final? Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Who won US Open 2019 Women's singles title by defeating 23-time major champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the final? Bianca Andreescu (Canada)
Robert Mugabe passed away at the age of 95 on September 6, 2019. He served as the President of which nation for almost four decades? Zimbabwe
On which day International Literacy Day is observed? 8th September
President Donald Trump has formally launched the US Space Command, which he said will ensure that America's dominance in space is "never threatened," amidst advances made by countries like Russia and China. What is the name of this space command? SpaceCom
At which place UN Climate Action Summit was held on 23rd September 2019 with the theme - A Race We Can Win? New York
Which country won the Under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament defeating Bangladesh in the finals held in Colombo, Sri Lanka? India
Name the Sri Lankan cricketer who has become the first bowler to claim 100 wickets in T20 internationals? Lasith Malinga
Name the former leg-spinner from Pakistan who passed away on 06 Sep 2019? Abdul Qadir

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