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Daily GK Update 18th September 2016, Important Current Affairs

Daily GK Update 18th September 2016, Important Current Affairs
1. State-owned Punjab National Bank has roped in Indian test skipper Virat Kohli as brand ambassador to improve its image which has taken a hit due to rising bad loans. 

2. Abhishek Bachchan might be the most underrated actor of the industry, but  one didn't know that he's actually hold a Guinness World Record . Jr Bachchan holds the record for 'Most Public Appearances made by a Film Star in 12 Hours.' In fact, he beat Hollywood actor Will Smith who had made three public appearances in 2 hours during the promotions of his film I, Robot in 2004.

3. The scripts of Adil Hussain-starrers "Sunrise" and "Parched" have been archived at the library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

4. China, launched its second experimental space station.The Tiangong 2 was carried into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi Desert in northern China. 

5. Lord Narendra Babubhai Patel ,a 78-year-old Indian-origin British obstetrician and member of the UK Parliament was honored the 'Lifetime Achievement Award'during the Asian Achievers Awards for his work in the medical profession and public life in Britain over the years.

6. The vessel has been built by government-run Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) and belongs to the Visakhapatnam class of ships being constructed under Project 15B.

7. World Bank will invest nearly 1,000 crore rupees in Assam for the betterment of the inland waterways.

8. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on 17-Sep-2016 launched the 'Swachhta Saptah' as part of the Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Mission from New Delhi Railway Station.

9. Haryana government has announced a cash award of four crore rupees for Paralympics medalist Deepa Malik, at par with medal-winners at the Olympic Games.

10. The 2016 Track Asia Cup concluded at the Cycling Velodrome in IG Stadium in New Delhi. Hong Kong topped the chart with 18 medals which comprise 11 Gold, four Silvers and three bronze. On the other hand, India the hosts of the tournament ended their campaign at second position with 16 medals, including five gold, four Silver and seven bronze.



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