Latest Current Affairs of September 2019

The country in which the Indian President has unveiled the statue of Mahatma Gandhi sculpted by Ram Vanaji Sutar Switzerland
The team which has won the Under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament defeating Bangladesh in the finals in Colombo, Sri LankaIndia
The Indian billiards player who has clinched his 22nd world title by winning the World Billiards Championship in Mandalay, MyanmarPankaj Advani
The maiden trilateral maritime exercise being conducted at Port Blair from 16 Sep to 20 Sep 19 by the navies of India, Singapore and Thailand is namedSITMEX 19
The river in Andhra Pradesh in which a tourist boat capsized killing several people onboardGodavari
The veteran bollywood music director who has been chosen for the 2019-20 Lata Mangeshkar AwardUsha Khanna
The minimum export price (MEP) fixed by the Central Govt for onions in order to increase domestic prices and check rising prices$ 850 per metric tonne
The 1972 batch retired IAS officer who has taken over as the new Prinicipal Secretary to the Prime Minister succeeding Shri Nripendra Mishra who resigned recentlyDr. Pramod Kumar Mishra
The three member committee constituted by the Union Govt to look into the distribution of assets and liabilities of Jammu and Kashmir between two new Union Territories is headed by Sanjay Mitra
The noted Odia writer who has been chosen for the prestigious Sarala Puraskar - 2019 for his work Chaur Chibar O CharjyaPradeep Dash
The place in Meghalaya where Joint Military Exercise MAITREE-2019 between India and Thailand is scheduled to be conducted from 16 to 29 Sep 2019Umroi
The airport at which India's tallest Air Traffic Control tower with a height of 102 meters was inaugurated by the Union Minister Shri Hardeep PuriIndira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
The Sri Lankan cricketer who has become the first bowler to claim 100 wickets in T20 internationalsLasith Malinga
The squadron of the Indian Air Force which has been resurrected about 3 years after it was disbanded in 2016 and also chosen to be the first squadron to be equipped with Rafale in future17 Squadron (Golden Arrows)
The venue of World Energy Congress being held from 09 to 12 Sep 19 with the theme Energy for ProsperityAbu Dhabi
The former leg-spinner from Pakistan who passed away on 06 Sep 2019Abdul Qadir
The team which has won the Duleep Trophy 2019-20 defeating India Green in the finals in BengaluruIndia Red
The 7th edition of bilateral maritime exercise by India and Sri Lanka being conducted at Visakhapatnam from 08 Sep 19SLINEX 2019
The former President of Zimbabwe who passed away on 06 September 2019 in SingaporeRobert Mugabe
The Nobel laureate from Bangladesh who has been conferred the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis award by the VaticanProf Muhammad Yunus
The venue of annual training exercise of Russian armed forces TSENTER 2019 to be held from 09 to 23 Sep 2019 with participation from India, Pakistan and ChinaOrenburg, Russia
The town in Gurdaspur district of Punjab where a fire accident in a fire-crackers factory killed 23 people and injured several othersBatala
The Indian women's cricketer who has announced her decision to retire from T20 internationalsMithali Raj
The organisation which has chosen to honour Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi with the 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award for his leadership of the Swachch Bharat MissionBill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Indian bowler who has become the 3rd Indian to claim a hat-trick in test cricket while playing against West IndiesJasprit Bumrah
The theme of Rashtriya Poshan Maah being observed for the month of September by the Union government Complementary Feeding
The Indian Air Force base at which AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopter was inducted into the IAF in presence of the Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshall BS DhanoaPathankot
The venue of Indo-US joint military exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019 being held from 05 to 18 September 2019Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington
The country from India has taken over the Presidency of COP to UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) for a period of 2 years (till 2021)China

Ram Jethmalani

14 Sep 1923 to 08 Sep 2019

Served as Minister of Law and Justice and Minister of Urban Development under PM Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Books written: Big Egos, Small Men; Conscience of a Maverick; and Maverick: Unchanged, Unrepentant

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

Launched by the Prime Minister from Ranchi in Jharkhand

It is voluntary and contributory for farmers in the entry age group of 18 to 40 years and a monthly pension of Rs. 3000/- will be provided to them on attaining the age of 60 years.

The farmers will have to make a monthly contribution of Rs.55 to Rs.200, depending on their age of entry, in the Pension Fund till they reach the retirement date i.e. the age of 60 years.

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) shall be the Pension Fund Manager and responsible for Pension pay out.

Small and Marginal Farmer (SMF) - a farmer who owns cultivable land upto 2 hectare as per land records of the concerned State/UT is eligible for joiining this scheme.

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New Governors

Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari: Maharashtra

Shri Arif Mohammad Khan: Kerala

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya: Himachal Pradesh

Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan: Telangana

Shri Kalraj Mishra: Rajasthan

Important Days of September

International Day of Charity: 05 September 2019

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First observed: 2013

International Literacy Day: 08 September 2019

Designated by: UNESCO

First observed: 1966

Theme: Literacy and Multilingualism

World Suicide Prevention Day: 10 September 2019

Designated by: International Association for Suicide Prevention

First observed: 2003

Theme: Working together to prevent suicide

International Day of Democracy: 15 September 2019

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First observed: 2008

Theme: Participation

International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer: 16 September 2019

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First observed: 1995

Theme: 32 years and healing

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Released by: Times Higher Education (THE) Magazine

1.University of OxfordUnited Kingdom
2.California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
3.University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom

US Open 2019

Men's SinglesRafal Nadal (Spain)Daniil Medvedev (Russia)
Women's SinglesBianca Andreescu (Canada)Serena Williams (United States)
Men's DoublesJuan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah (Columbia)Marcel Granollers (Spain) and Horacia Zeballos (Argentina)
Women's DoublesElise Mertens(Belgium) and Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus)Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) and Ashleigh Barty (Australia)
Mixed DoublesBethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) and Jamie Murray (UK)Chan Hao-ching (Chinese Taipei) and Michael Venus (New Zealand)

Books in News

Loktantra ke Swar (Republican Ethic) - II - Compilation of speeches by President Shri Ramnath Kovind

Shiksha, My Experiments as an Education Minister - Manish Sidodia