TNPSC - Latest Current Affairs September - 2016 in English Medium Date:23.09.2016

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  • India to ink 36 Rafale fighter jets deal with France
  • India asks SAARC nations to strictly enforce sanctions against terrorist entities, individuals
  • Govt targets doubling food processing levels to 20% by 2019
  • India International Seafood Show in Vizag from today
  • North Korea warns retaliation over military moves by US, South Korea
  • Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off Japan's coast
  • Govt reviews impact of trade pacts on economy, employment
India to ink 36 Rafale fighter jets deal with France
  • India will sign the much-awaited Rafale deal today with France for 36 Rafale fighter jets. The aircraft will equipped with latest missiles and weapon system. The deal will be signed in New Delhi in the the presence of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his French counterpart Jean Yves Le Drian, who arrives yesterday (22.09.2016).
India asks SAARC nations to strictly enforce sanctions against terrorist entities, individuals
  • India has called upon the SAARC nations to strictly enforce internationally mandated sanctions against terrorist entities and individuals. In his opening remarks at the second Meeting of the High Level Group of Eminent Experts to strengthen the SAARC Anti-Terrorism Mechanism in New Delhi yesterday, Director of Intelligence Bureau, Dineshwar Sharma has called upon the member States to ratify and enable various Conventions enacted by the SAARC grouping, including the Convention on Suppression of Terrorism and mutual assistance in Criminal Matters. 
Govt targets doubling food processing levels to 20% by 2019
  • The Government has set a target of doubling food processing levels in the country to 20 per cent by 2019. Inaugurating the World of Food 2016 International Expo in Mumbai yesterday, Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said, despite all odds, the food processing sector has been able to register a 7.6 per cent growth, much higher than the agricultural and manufacturing sector growth.
India International Seafood Show in Vizag from today
  • The 20th Edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS-2016) to be organised by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) will be kick started today in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. India International Seafood Show is one of the largest Seafood Fairs in Asia. The very objective of organizing the IISS is to highlight India's commitment on safe and sustainable practices in fisheries, both capture and culture. With increasing emphasis on aquaculture, the theme of IISS-2016 will be "SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE INDIAN AQUACULTURE".
North Korea warns retaliation over military moves by US, South Korea
  • North Korea has warned retaliation over recent moves of the United States sending supersonic B-1B strategic bombers to South Korea. A spokesman for the General Staff of North Korea military said the provocations have pushed the situation on the Korean Peninsula to the uncontrollable and irreversible phase of the outbreak of a nuclear war.
Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off Japan's coast
  • A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has occurred off Japan’s coast, the US Geological Survey reports. The quake hit at around early morning today, about 149 kilometers southeast of the city of Katsuura in the southern Chiba Prefecture. 
Govt reviews impact of trade pacts on economy, employment
  • The government has reviewed the impact of free trade agreements (FTAs) on the domestic economy and employment generation. Sources said, the meeting of various ministries to discuss the preliminary findings of a report on these pacts was chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi.During the meeting, Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian gave a presentation on the working of FTAs. Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who attended the meeting, said the review of FTAs is a continuous process. India has implemented these agreements with several countries including Japan, Korea and Singapore as well as the ASEAN group. 
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