08th September 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.International Literacy Day is observed on 08th September.This year Theme is ” Literacy in a Digital World “.
2.Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) CEO Pawan Kumar Agarwal has inaugurated the Nestle Food Safety Institute in Manesar, Haryana.
3.Assam govt. has signed a MoU with ‘Google India’ to take Internet connectivity to the remotest part of the state.
4.Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the new Head Quarter building of Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) in New Delhi.
5.Viveck Goenka, Chairman and Managing Director of the Express Group and N. Ravi, a former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu daily, were unanimously elected Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of Press Trust of India (PTI).
6.A joint military exercise between India and the USA, “Yudh Abhyas-2017” will be held in Washington, USA from 14 to 27 September 2017.
7.Gujarat government has signed a MoU with Google India towards actualizing the ‘Digital Gujarat’ movement under ‘Digital India’.
8.International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested $10 million as equity in e-commerce firm Power2SME.
9.Hyderabad girl Tejasvi Duduka won the women’s singles of U.S. Open Grand Slam Carrom tournament.