Current Affairs 24th September, 2015: Uninor Re-branded as Telenor India

 Current Affairs 24th September, 2015: Uninor Re-branded as Telenor India

Stuti Narain Kacker Appointed the Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

24.9.2015: Stuti Narain Kacker appointed as head of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights. The appointment was made by Union Women and Child Development Ministry.  The post was vacant since a year after the Kushal Singh’s tenure ended.  Narain Kacker also served as Secretary at Department of Disability Affairs. National Commission for Protection of Child Rights was set up in 2007 and deals with issues like child labour, child psychology, child development, education and children related laws.

Swami Dayanand Saraswati Passed Away

24.9.2015: Swami Dayanand Saraswati, the founder of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam passed away at the age of 85.  He was born on 15th August in Thiruvarur.     Swami Dayanand Saraswati started Acharya Sabha and brought all the archbishops from the world on common platform.  The challenged faced by Hinduism were discussed on the common platform.

Baba Farid Gold Cup Hockey Title won by Indian Air Force

24.9.2015: Indian Air Force won the All India Baba Farid Gold Cup hockey title in Faridkot, Punjab.  The team defeated Army team and won the championship.  Indian Air Force scored three goals in the first half of the match.  The first goal was scored by Devinder Singh. In the Army XI team, goal was scored by Bachittar.

Uninor Re-branded as Telenor India

24.9.2015: Telenor Group announced that Uninor, subsidiary in India is now renamed as Telenor India Communications Pvt Ltd.  Telenor group is a leading mobile operator in the world.  It has more than 189 million mobile subscriptions.  The company headquarters is in Oslo.  The company has operations in India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan and Myanmar.

Haryana Government Increased Pension to World War Soldiers

24.9.2015: Haryana government increased pension to world war soldiers who participated in World War I and World War II.  War widows and ex servicemen who participated in world wars can get this increased pension.  There will be a burden of 8.57 crore rupees on state government. In 2014, pension to them was doubled from Rs. 1500 to Rs. 3000 per month.