10th & 11th September 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on 10th September.This Year Theme is ” Take a minute, Change a life “.
2.Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Jitendra Singh inaugurated the “North East Calling” festival in New Delhi.
3.Tahir Mahmood has received the prestigious Prof. N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award.
4.2017 US Open Tennis Tournament
Men’s Singles: Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Women’s Singles: Sloana Stephens (USA)
Men’s Doubles: Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau
Women’s Doubles: Chan Young-Jan and Mrtina Hingis
Mixed Doubles: Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray
5.Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight-tested India’s indigenously developed 3rd generation Anti Tank Guided Missile ‘Nag’.
6.Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has launched his first book named ” Hit Refresh “.
7.Indian Squash ace, Harinder Pal Sandhu has won the Malaysian Squash Tour.
8.The Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Senior Badminton Championship has begun at Kochi, Kerala.
9.Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flagged off the all-women team of the ” Navika Sagar Parikrama ” in Goa. The crew of the ‘Sagar Parikrama’ comprises of six-member all women team on board the sailing vessel INSV Tarini.
10.The Two-day event, Across Barriers-International Business Women’s Summit organized by the South Asian Women Development Forum (SAWDF), was started at Kathmandu, Nepal.
11.Prince Charles has become the longest-serving Prince of Wales in history.
12.The air forces of China and Pakistan began joint training exercise named “Shaheen VI” in China.
13.India has finished 5th with one gold and two silver medals at the Moscow Shotgun World Championships.