Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Top Current Affairs of 24th September 2014:-

Read Top Current Affairs of 24th September 2014. These Current Affairs from India, World, Economy, Ecology, Science and Technology, Sports, Business and others. This current affairs material is prepared by Experts and is useful for all competitive exams preparation.

India becomes first nation to have successful Mars mission in maiden attempt
India created history on Wednesday, becoming the first country to successfully get a spacecraft into the Martian orbit on its maiden attempt.

Upper age limit for govt jobs raised in Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday issued orders enhancing the upper age limit by six years for general category candidates in direct recruitment for all government posts.

Tamil Nadu imposes 20% power cuts for industries, commercial users
After close to four months of uninterrupted power supply , the state government has brought back power cuts for industrial users, though households have been spared.

Saurav Ghosal takes historic silver; Bindra, wushu players bag bronze 
Star Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra brought the curtains down on his competitive career with two bronze medals while Saurav Ghosal had to be content with a historic squash silver as India maintained 13th position after the fourth day of competitions at the 17th Asian Games on Tuesday.

Nico Rosberg retires from Singapore Grand Prix
Formula One leader NicoRosberg suffered a major blow to his championship chances when he retired from Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix with electronics problems after only 14 laps.

Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar named ISI chief
Pakistan on Monday named Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar, a close aide of army chief Raheel Sharif, as the next head of the spy agency, Inter Services Intelligence, a position considered most powerful in the military after the army chief's.

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai declared winner in Afghan presidential poll
Afghanistan's election commission on Sunday has named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the country's presidential election, but the commission did not release final vote figures.

Sensex down 431 points on weak Europe, China data
The sensex and the nifty both fell over 1.5% each, their biggest single-session drop in over two months, after economic data from Europe pointed at renewed weakness while data from China showed weak employment growth.

Former Nokia India head P Balaji to join Vodafone
Former Nokia India head P Balaji will be joining country's second largest telecom firm Vodafone India as its regulatory and external affairs director next month.

Government curbs power of regulator to cap HIV, cancer drug prices
Indian government has withdrawn certain powers of the drug pricing regulator that allowed it to cap prices of widely prescribed anti-diabetes, cancer, HIV, tuberculosis and cardiac medicines.

Tiger kills 20-year-old in Delhi zoo
A 22-year-old youth was killed by a white tiger after the youth fell into the big cat's enclosure on Tuesday. "The youth himself jumped into the tiger's cage. We are trying to ascertain his identity," R.A. Khan, curator, National Zoological Park, Delhi.

Amazon limits delivery of goods above Rs 5,000 in Uttar Pradesh
If you live in Noida or Ghaziabad, forget ordering your favourite gizmo from Amazon this festive season, because the e-commerce major won't deliver anything worth more than Rs 5,000 to any address with a UP postal code.

U.S.-led air strikes kill at least 70 Islamic State fighters
U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State killed at least 70 of its fighters on Tuesday in north and eastern Syria, a group tracking violence in the war said.

Hobart Hurricanes beat Northern Knights by 86 runs
A calculated performance with the bat and ball helped Hobart Hurricanes rout Northern Knights by 86 runs in Raipur, keeping their chances of taking a knock-out spot alive.

Japan developing first fighter since World War II
The Japanese government has begun working on a jet fighter, the first such aircraft to be built in the country since World War II, the Nikkei newspaper reported Monday.

GMR Group Signs Rs 90 bln Hydro Power Project Deal with Nepal Government
Bangalore-based GMR Group has signed a project development deal with Nepal government to construct a 900-MW hydro power plant on the Karnali river, Business Line reported. The project cost is estimated to be around Rs 90 billion.


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