05th September 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.National Teachers Day is celebrated on 05th September to commemorate the birthday of country’s first Vice President and second President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
2.India’s Konsam Ormila Devi bagged a gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth weightlifting championships at Gold Coast, Australia.
3.STAR India won the Indian Premier League (IPL) media Rights from 2018 to 2022 with a bid of Rs.16375.4 crore.
4.The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has added HDFC Bank in the list of Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs). (Previously SBI & ICICI are in the list of D-SIBs).
5.The 12th edition of India-Nepal joint military exercise ” Surya Kiran XII ” was kicked off in Saljhandi, Nepal.
6.Marathi noted poet and activist Shirish Pai was passed away.
7.R A Sankara Narayanan has taken charge as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO) of Vijaya Bank.
8.India’s Divya Deshmukh clinched the gold medal in the girls’ U-12 category at the World Cadets Chess Championship in Brazil.
9.Arunachal Pradesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Jomde Kena was passed away.
10.K V Rama Moorthy has appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd. (TMB).
11.International Day of Charity was observed on 05th September.