Current Events September 2015 – World

• India ($31 billion) overtakes China($28 billion) and US($27 billion by grabbing the crown of FDI in the Financial Times report.
• Canada Entered 1st Technical Recession in 6 Years-GDP is 0.5% in Q2 (April & June) followed a by a contraction of 0.8% in Q1(first 3 months), PM Stephen Harper.
• Japan reopens radiation-hit town Naraha after four years – Fukushima Daiichi plant.
• United States and South Korea conduct Joint anti biochemical exercises against Republic of Korea – Able Response (AR) – 15 exercise is the fifth in the series.
• India was among 119 nations that voted in support of a UN General Assembly resolution granting the right to non-member observer States of Palestine.
8 against : Australia, Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Tuvalu and the US.
• Singapore’s ruling party PAP wins 2015 General Elections – 56-year grip on power – 13th Parliament.
• Egypt’s PM Ibrahim Mahlab and his cabinet resigned amid corruption probe.
• India, Cambodia ink 2 MoU for bilateral cooperation in Tourism, Mekong Ganga Project -Vice President Hamid Ansari and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Phnom Penh – $ 50,000
• Cow is declared as the national animal of Nepal.
• Nigeria removed from the list of polio endemic countries – WHO.
• Indo Sri Lanka Joint Exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2015 began at Aundh Camp Pune – 14 days.
• Japan will participate in the 2015 MALABAR exercise (naval exercise of US & India).
• Malcolm Turnbull sworn in as 29th Prime Minster of Australia.
• Sherif Ismail sworn in as new Prime Minister of Egypt.
• China successfully placed 20 micro satellites into space using its latest carrier rocket from “Long March – 6” in the northern province of Shanxi.
• Microsoft launches Office 2016 with “Collaborative”, new office software provides real-time collaboration on documents – available in 40 languages.

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