Daily Current Affairs 7 September 2017: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 7 September 2017. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 7 September 2017. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 7 September 2017 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Increase capacity of waste-to-energy plants: Anil Baijlal

  • Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijlal has directed civic bodies to increase the capacity of waste-to-energy plants to use up more municipal garbage and to use compactors for transporting garbage.
  • He also ordered EDMC to send 500 metric tonnes of garbage to a plant in South Delhi’s Okhla.

2. Delhi airport’s expansion gets green clearance

  • The Environment Ministry has approved the Rs.16,000 crore expansion
  • The Delhi airport is India’s busiest airport and the number of passengers it handles is expected to grow by 5.6% annually.

3. AP signs MoU to build India’s first hyperloop

  • The Andhra Pradesh Government signed an MoU with US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies.
  • The project is aimed at connecting Amaravati and Vijayawada to cover a distance of 35km in 5 minutes.

4. Rajdhani derails in Delhi

  • Two train derailments were reported within six hours.
  • Earlier, Howrah-Jabalpur Shanktipunj Express derailed in UP.
  • The incidents are the first under Piyush Goel as Railway Minister.

International News

1. India hands over offshore patrol vessel to Sri Lanka

  • India handed the offshore patrol Varuna to Sri Lanka and the Sri Lankan Coast Guard officers will undergo training on operating the vessel by the Indian Coast Guard.
  • This is a part of India’s efforts towards strengthening ties between the two countries.

2. PM Modi on his ongoing trip to Myanmar

  • He listed 5 B’s that define the relationship between India and Myanmar – Buddhism, Business, Bollywood, Bharatnatyam and Burma teak.
  • He added that the most important B,’Bharosa’ was missing from the ties.

3. South Korea, Russia to work on projects with North Korea

  • South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that the projects are aimed at connecting the Korean Peninsula and Russia’s Far East.
  • He said that such economic activities would ensure the welfare of the countries and also help change North Korea.

4. UN chief urges legal status for Rohingya Muslims amid unrest

  • UN secretary General Antonio Guterres has appealed to Myanmar to grant status to Rohingya Muslims.
  • The violence has claimed 400 lives and forced nearly 1.25 lakh Rohingya Muslims to flee .

Business News

1. Over 22 lakh sign petition against GST on insurance premiums

  • Insurance Corporation Employees’ Union has said about 22 lakh people have signed the petition to the PM opposing 18% GST on insurance premiums and demanded its withdrawal.
  • The Union has launched the campaign among policyholders and general public.

2. MakeMyTrip President Ashish Kashyap resigns

  • Online travel firm MakeMyTrip’s President and its co-founder resigned.
  • The company gave credit to Kashyap for last year’s merger of MakeMyTrip and the Ibibo Group.

3. 7.5L Indian IT workers may lose jobs over automation

  • The low-skilled Indian IT workers could lose their jobs because of automation by 2022.
  • The report predicts the number of medium-skilled and high-skilled jobs to go up by 1 lakh and 1.9 lakh respectively.
  • It said the IT industry would see a net decrease of 7.5% in headcount worldwide by 2022.

Sports News
1. CoCo Vandeweghe knocks world number one

  • She beat world number one Karolina Pliskova to become the third American woman to reach the semi-finals at US Open.
  • Next, she will face either fellow American Madison Keys or Kaia Kanepi of Estonia.

2. Pro Kabbadi: Dabang Delhi crush Bengaluru Bulls

  • Delhi finished the game with ease at 38-30.
  • In the second match, U Mumba crossed the line defeating Bengal Warriors 38-30.

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