Daily Current Affairs 5 September 2017: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 5 September 2017. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 5 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 5 September 2017 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Raised Rs.6 cr for families of martyrs: Akshay

  • Bollywood star Akshay Kumar requested people to donate for the families of martyrs via the govt’s Bharat Ke Veer initiative.
  • He later said that within minutes they raised close to Rs.6.5 cr

2. Delhi makes Child Lock stickers mandatory for cabs

  • The Delhi govt made it mandatory for all the cabs to have at least 4 stickers informing passengers to disable the Child Lock System before the journey starts.
  • The Delhi Commission for Women observed that the possibility of crime against women increases as they cannot open the doors once the lock is activated.

3. Odisha gets state-run medical college

  • Odisha got its first state-run medical college, SLNMCH in 54 years.
  • It was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

4. Delhi HC imposes fine of Rs.5K on Kejriwal

  • The Delhi High Court imposed a fine on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for filing a late reply in Arun Jaitley defamation case.
  • The Union Minister had filed the case alleging Kejriwal made false and defamatory statements against him that harmed his reputation .

International News

1. N Korea threats may lead to planetary catastrophe: Putin

  • Russian President Vladamir Putin has warned that pressure of sanctions against N Korea could lead to a global, planetary catastrophe and a huge loss to human life.
  • He urged a peaceful talk to solve the North Korean crisis and added that North Korea won’t drop the nuclear programme unless it feels secure

2. India, China are each other’s major neighbours : Chinese President

  • During bilateral talks with PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the countries are two of the world’s largest and emerging countries.
  • He further added that a healthy and stable relationship between the two countries serves the interests of the people on both sides.

3. Iranian spiritual leader sentenced to death

  • The court imposed death sentence on Mohammed Ali Taheri,the founder of the spiritual group Erfan Halgheh for the second time.
  • He was sentenced to 5 years in prison for insulting Islamic sanctities.

4. US returns Saddam Hussein’s stolen chess set to Iraq

  • The chess set was one of the thousands of valuable antiques which were stolen from the Iraq museum in the aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003 .
  • The US said that it remains committed to helping return stolen artifacts belonging to Iraq .

Business News

1.United Technologies to buy Rockwell Collins

  • Jet-engine maker United Technologies has agreed to buy aircraft parts manufacturer Rockwell Collins for USD 30 billion.
  • United Technologies said it will combine its aerospace business with Rockwell Collins to create a new unit called Collins Aerospace Systems.

2. Trading on MCX halted for 45 mins

  • A technical glitch halted trading on Multi Commodity Exchange(MCX) for 45 mins .
  • One of the reasons behind the issue could be migration to a new trading system.

3. Tata Motors President quits

  • Tata Motors President and CTO Timothy Leverton decided to disengage from the services in the organisation.
  • Leverton has been associated with Tata Motors since 2010.

Sports News
1. Pablo Carreno Busta reaches US Open 2017 semi-final

  • Pablo Carreno Busta reached his first Grand Slam semi-final by beating No. 29 Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
  • Carreno Busta has become the first man to face four qualifiers in a Grand Slam tournament during the Open era, which began in 1968.

2. India tour of England from July to September 2018

  • They will play three T20Is, three ODIs and five Test matches starting from July 3.
  • The first T20I is scheduled to take place at Old Trafford while the teams will then move to Cardiff and Bristol for the second and third T20Is respectively.

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