Cow declared as National Animal of Nepal as per the secular constitution of Nepal.

  • New constitution of Nepal was unveiled by Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav at a special ceremony held in Parliament at Kathmandu.
  • Cow is considered as a sacred animal to Hindus and as Nepal is a Hindu country, therefore the Nepal’s government have made cow the national animal.
  • With this, the animal has constitutional protection and cow slaughter has also been banned.


Indian Coast Guard commission two new ships named Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Apoorva and Interceptor Boat C-421.

  • The ships were commissioned by Vice Admiral SPS Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of Western Naval Command (Mumbai) off the naval dockyard in Mumbai, Maharashtra.


Vikram Pawah appointed as MD of Harley Davidson for its India operations.

  • Vikram Pawah was on 21 September 2015 appointed as the Managing Director of India operations of US cult bike maker Harley Davidson with immediate effect.
  • Pawah succeeded Anoop Prakash, who was appointed as the Managing Director of Harley Davidson Canada.
  • Prior to serving Honda, he worked with Jay Engineering Works Ltd, a market leader in the manufacturing of USHA brand fans, sewing machines and fuel injection equipment.

Urdu Scholar Shamim Hanfi awarded with Jnangarima Manad Alakaran award on 20th September 2015 in New Delhi.

  • The award was declared at the annual Kavita Samay, an evening of poetry recitation by authors in Hindi and Urdu.
  • The scholar is best known for his books on criticism like, Ghazal Ka Naya Manzarnama, Jadidiyat ki Falsafiyani Asas and Infiradi Shaoor aur Ijtemai Zindagi.
  • Bharatiya Jnanpith instituted the Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award in 2015 to commemorate 70 years of the institution.
  • The award identifies the contribution of writers in Indian languages.


Bharat Dynamic ties up with ECIL for development of electronics and weapon support system for major defence projects,

  • Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL), an unit under the Ministry of Defence, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL), under the Department of Atomic Energy, to work together.
  • The tie-up will enable both the organisations to tap business opportunities in the area of missiles and underwater weapon systems for upcoming defence programmes.
  • The MoU was inked between V Udaya Bhaskar, Chairman and Managing Director, BDL, and P Sudhakar, Chairman and Managing Director, ECIL.


Indian wushu team won 12 medal at Pars International Cup in Tehran.

  • The Indian Wushu team secured 12 medals comprising of one gold, four silver and seven bronze medals at the Fifth International Pars Wushu Cup held in Tehran.
  • The event was held from 19 September to 20 September 2015.
  • India’s L. Budhachandra Singh won the gold medal after defeating Masod Ansari of Iran in the final of the 56 kg category on the last day of the tournament.

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West Indies cricket captain Richie Richardson was appointed to the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees.

  • He will replace Sri Lanka’s Roshan Mahanama who stepped down from the position in the third week of September 2015.
  • Richardson is expected to take over the role at the end of his current assignment as the West Indies cricket team manager.


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