Current Affairs India - 5-6 September 2016

1. Dr. Urjit Patel assumed Charges of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor. He is the 24th Governor of the RBI and succeeds Raghuram Rajan.


2. Indian IT Services company Infosys has entered into a joint venture (JV) with the Saudi Prerogative Company to offer IT services in the middle eastern country.


3. Sachin Tendulkar has been appointed as brand ambassador for anti- liquor and drug campaign by the Kerala government.


4. The Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), Malappuram, has won the Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy.


5. Famous Odissa poet Dr. Hrushikesh Mallick will be awarded with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his outstanding poetry.


6. The government of Arunachal Pradesh has roped in Bollywood actor John Abraham as a brand ambassador for state tourism to boost tourism with the help of actor.