12th September 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Kochi will host the fifth edition of the “Coastal Shipping and Inland Water Transportation Business Summit 2017″ on 22nd September 2017.
2.Badminton Legend Prakash Padukone will be conferred with the first Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for his contribution to the sport.
3.Maharashtra has won the Chief Minister’s Cup at the National kickboxing championship being held in Raipur.
4.Union Cabinet has approved a MoU between Central Silk Board (CSB), India and National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), Japan for collaborative research in the field of silkworm and silk industries.
5.Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched ‘FoSCoRIS’, a nationwide online platform to bring in transparency in food safety inspection and samplings.
6.The second World Congress of Optometry began in Hyderabad.The Conference Theme is ” Accessible, Quality vision and eye health “.
7.The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India organized the Second State Startup Conference in New Delhi.
8.Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey inaugurated the 7th International Conference and Workshop on Cost Effective Use of Technology in eHealth Care at AIIMS, New Delhi.
9.The upper age limit for joining the National Pension System (NPS) has been raised to 65 years from the current 60 Years.
10.Indian Ambassador to UAE, Navdeep Singh Suri inaugurated its second Indian Worker’s Resource Centre (IWRC) in, UAE.
11.Reliance Energy has launched a digital assistance robot named ‘ELEKTRA’.