30th September 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.International Translation Day is celebrated on 30th September. This Year Theme is ‘Translation and Diversity’.
2.Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley has released a book on financial management titled “A to Z of Financial Management in Autonomous Institutions” authored by Rajat Bhargava and Deenanath Pathak.
3.Veteran Actor Tom Alter has passed away.
4.Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will procure 10,000 electric vehicles from Tata Motors.
5.President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed governors for five states
Tamil Nadu – Banwarilal Purohit
Bihar – Satya Pal Malik
Meghalaya – Ganga Prasad
Arunachal Pradesh – BD Mishra
Assam – Jagdish Mukhi
Andaman and Nicobar Island – Devendra Kumar Joshi
6.Aeris Communications has entered into a partnership with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to provide packaged Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and services to small, medium businesses and public sector undertakings (PSUs) in India.
7.Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Pratham-Shyok bridge that will connect Leh to the Karakoram in Jammu and Kashmir.
8.An exhibition highlighting the achievements of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh at Surat.
9.Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) became the first Indian financial institution to raise what are termed ‘green masala bonds’.
10.IPS Officer Aparna Kumar has become the first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu.
11.Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder was elected as chairman of Russia’s biggest oil producer Rosneft.