Daily Current Affairs – September 10 2018


Daily Current Affairs – September 10 2018


Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 2 cut in VAT on petrol, diesel

  • The Andhra Pradesh government has announced a 2 rupees cut in VAT on petrol and diesel to check the mounting prices of the fuels.


Heritage tag for 2 irrigation facilities in Telangana

  • Sadarmatt anicut across river Godavari in Nirmal district and Pedda Cheruvu in Kamareddy district got heritage tag for irrigation facilities in Telangana.


Al Zeyoudi to head UAE delegation to upcoming Global Climate Action Summit in California

  • A high-level UAE delegation, headed by Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, will take part in the upcoming Global Summit on Climate Action, to be held in San Francisco, California.

Florence expected to become a major hurricane as it heads to US

  • Hurricane Florence is expected to become a dangerous ‘major hurricane” as it heads toward the US East Coast and is expected to slam the Carolinas and Virginia the hardest.

Pakistan-China pledge to complete multi-billion dollars CPEC

  • Pakistan and China pledged to complete the multi-billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and further enhance the bilateral strategic partnership.

PM Modi, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, CMs of West Bengal and Tripura, jointly dedicate three projects in Bangladesh

(a) 500 MW additional power supply from India to Bangladesh, through the existing Bheramara (Bangladesh) – Baharampur (India) interconnection.

(b) Akhaura – Agartala Rail Link

(c) Rehabilitation of the Kulaura-Shahbazpur section of Bangladesh Railways.


India joins elite group of countries capable of Air-to-Air fuel transfer

  • The first ever mid-air refuelling of the indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas(LCA Tejas MK-1) was successfully carried out, placing India in an elite group of countries having air-to-air refuelling capacity for military planes.

New device may help treat dizziness

  • Scientists have developed a new vibrating device that is placed behind a patient’s ear to diagnose dizziness.


SpiceJet to start dedicated air cargo services from September 18

  • Low-cost carrier SpiceJet introduced air cargo services when it also inducted its first freighter aircraft. The first ‘SpiceXpress’ flight will be from the national capital to Bengaluru.


Training Programme on Documentation of Information

  • Two-day Training Programme on Documentation of Information into National AYUSH Morbidity and Standardized Terminologies Portal (NAMSTP) organised by the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS).

First Regional Workshop on RERA

  • A New Era of Transparency and Accountability in Real Estate, 2 years of implementation and way forward (Western Region)” in Pune


  • Justice Om Prakash Mishra – New Chief Justice of Nepal.


Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

  • The government has said that treatment of childhood cancer will be covered under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. The scheme will provide health insurance cover of five lakh rupees to poor families.


INDO-MONGOLIA joint exercise Nomadic Elephant-2018

  • Indo-Mongolia joint exercise Nomadic Elephant-2018, commenced at Mongolian Armed Forces (MAF) Five Hills Training Area, Ullanbaatar, Mongolia.

BIMSTEC Field Training Military Exercise  (MILEX-18)

  • The Inaugural Military Field Training Exercise for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technological and Economic Cooperation(BIMSTEC) nations named MILEX-18 at Aundh Military Station.


  • Miss America – Nia Imani Franklin


Novak Djokovic wins men’t title in US open Tennis

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the Men’s singles final defeating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina. It was Djokovic’s 14th Grand Slam title and the third US Open title.


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