TNPSC - Latest Current Affairs September - 2016 in English Medium Date:27.09.2016

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  • Indus, Chenab, Jhelum as per Indus Water Treaty
  • President to embark on three-day visit to Uttarakhand today
  • CBDT extends working hours for Income Tax declaration scheme on 30th September
  • New evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa
  • World Tourism Day is being observed Today - 27th September
  • Kerala to organise Sugama Sancharam to mark world tourism day
  • India wins historic 500th Test by 197 runs against New Zealand
  • Sania Mirza continues to dominate WTA doubles ranking
  • Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wins Belgium Open
Government to set up inter ministerial task force to exploit full potential of Indus, Chenab, Jhelum as per Indus Water Treaty
  • The Government will soon set up an inter ministerial task force to exploit the full potential of the rivers Indus, Chenab, Jhelum as per the Indus Water Treaty. Official sources said, this was decided today at a high level meeting presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take stock of the treaty in the wake of sustained cross border attacks including Uri terror strike.Prime Minister said blood and water cannot flow together. Sources said during the meeting, it was decided to expedite construction on Pakal Dul , Sawalkot and Bursar Dams on Chenab river. The country will also review construction on Tulbul navigation project in Kashmir valley on which work was unilaterally suspended by India in 1987.Under the treaty, which was signed by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan President Ayub Khan in 1960, water of six rivers - Beas, Ravi, Sutlej, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum - were to be shared between the two countries. The Commission has held 112 meetings so far and the last meeting was held nearly six month back.
President to embark on three-day visit to Uttarakhand today
  • President Parnab Mukharjee is arriving Dehradun today on his three day visit to Uttarakhand.During his stay the President will inaugurate recently renovated Ashiyana, Bhawan at President bodyguard estate and will lay foundation stone of 12 residential unit of President Secretariat in Dehradun. 
CBDT extends working hours for Income Tax declaration scheme on 30th September
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes- CBDT has extended working hours to receive declarations of undisclosed income and assets under Income Declaration Scheme (IDS) until midnight of September 30th. The IDS came into effect from 1 st June, 2016. It provides an opportunity to persons who have not paid full taxes in the past to declare their undisclosed income and assets
New evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa
  • The US space agency NASA says that more evidence of possible water plumes erupting from the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa has been spotted.The latest finding has given scientists fresh hope that a robotic spacecraft could one day fly past these potential plumes and learn about their contents without having to drill miles deep into the moon's icy shell. Using ultraviolet images taken by Hubble, a space telescope that was launched in 1990, the potential plumes are seen around the southern edge of Europa and appear as dark fingers or patches of possible absorption. They were spotted over the course of 15 months in 2014 when scientists observed Europa passing in front of Jupiter.
World Tourism Day is being observed Today - 27th September
  • Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. The theme of this year is 'Tourism for all - promoting universal accessibility'. In a massage, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that on this World Tourism Day, let the world recognize that all people can and should be able to participate in tourism and enjoy unforgettable travel experiences.
Kerala to organise Sugama Sancharam to mark world tourism day
  • To mark the world tourism day today, Kerala Tourism will organise Sugama Sancharam - barrier-free-travel - a unique event that will take about 100 differently abled delegates for a one-day Tourism Minister A.C. Moideen will launch the initiative in the capital this morning.Differently abled multi-talented personalities will grace the occasion.
India wins historic 500th Test by 197 runs against New Zealand
  • India notched up a mammoth 197-run win against New Zealand in their historic 500th cricket Test in Kanpur today. On the fifth and final day of the match at Green Park, India bowled out the visitors for 236 in their second innings, shortly after Lunch, after setting them an improbable target of 434. 
Sania Mirza continues to dominate WTA doubles ranking
  • India's Sania Mirza has mantained her numero uno position in the latest WTA women's doubles ranking. This comes after her recent victory in the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, partnering Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic. Sania continues to be world number one in doubles with 9730 points. However, only five points separate her from her estranged partner Martina Hingis, who has collected 9,725 points. 
India wins silver in Asian Beach Games
  • India have added another medal in the 5th Asian Beach Games. On the second day of competition at Da Nang in Vietnam today, Harish Banghel won a silver in the men's middleweight Muay Thai event. 
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wins Belgium Open
  • Sathiyan Gnanasekaran has become only the second Indian table tennis player to win an ITTF event. At De Haan in Belgium, he clinched the men's singles title of the Belgium Open by defeating local player Nuytinck Cedric. Achanta Sharath Kamal is the first Indian to win an ITTF event in 2012. Sathiyan, a 24-year-old from Chennai, made several upsets, starting in the second round when he beat world number 103 Jon Persson.
Short Notes Current Affairs
  • Attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval
  • Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar
  • World Tourism Day- 27th September 
  • Income Declaration Scheme (IDS) came into effect from 1 st June, 2016
  • New evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa

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