Current Affairs update for 13 September

Current affairs update for today

Awards

  • Bangladesh and Timor-Leste awarded with South East Asia Award for Excellence in Public Health by World Health Organization. 

Politics

  • European Union imposed new economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. Sanctions also put on Sergei Chemezov, the Chairman of Rostec which is defence and industrial group including arms supplier Rosobornoexport. 
  • According to the UNICEF’s report released recently, Bangladesh has the highest rate of child marriages under the age of 5 during the period of years 2000 to 2012 while India placed at 2nd place. The title of the report is “Improving Children’s Lives, Transforming the Future – 25 years of Child Rights in South Asia”. 

Sports

  • Chitresh Tatha, 12 year old became youngest sailor at 17th Asian Games 2014 which going to be held during 19th September to 04th October 2014. 

Business and Economy

  • Apple Inc. unveiled its iWatch in United States of America. The iWatch supports Siri, you can receive and send the messages from your wrist itself. 
  • BlackBerry acquired the UK based mobile technology start up Movirtu, the software which allows customers to have multiple phone numbers on the same device. 

Deaths

  • Jitendra Chandra Paul, the renowned Journalist died on 11th September 2014. He also wrote 12 books. 

Appointments

  • Warren Harris appointed as MD and CEO of Tata Technologies Ltd. 
  • Narendra Ambwani appointed as Chairman of Advertising Standards Council of India, the Council is a self regulatory voluntary organization of the advertising industry.
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