Daily Current Affairs – September 11 2018


Daily Current Affairs – September 11 2018


September 11 – 125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago speech

  • On 11th September 1893, Swami Vivekananda delivered his first speech in the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago. He is remembered as one of the key people who introduced philosophies such as Vedanta and Yoga to the West.



India’s first 205 tonne dump truck by BEML launched in Mysuru

  • The country’s first 205T Electric Drive Rear Dump Truck (BH205-E) – designed and developed at the Mysuru plant of Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) – was flagged off.


Marbat festival celebrated with great fervour in Nagpur

  • Thousands of people thronged the streets of Maharashtra’s Nagpur city to celebrate the Marbat festival.


Universal helpline service for women in distress

  • Goa government’s Women and Child Development Ministry launched a universal helpline service (by dialling 181) for women in distress in the coastal state.

Uttar Pradesh

Foundation stone of Delhi-Saharanpur Highway in Baghpat

  • Road, Transport and Highways Minister, Nitin Gadkari and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath will lay the foundation stone of Delhi-Saharanpur 154 km long National Highway in Baghpat.


First ever bus services between Bihar and Nepal flagged off

  • For the first time bus services between Bihar and Nepal have started following the agreement between India and Nepal.

US marks 17th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

  • Americans mark the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed almost 3,000 people in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania.


Apsara – U Reactor

  • “Apsara”, the first research reactor in Asia became operational in Trombay campus of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in August 1956. Nearly sixty-two years after Apsara came into existence, a swimming pool type research reactor “Apsara-upgraded”, of higher capacity was born at Trombay on 10th September 2018


NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR collaborate to set up a ICTAI

  • NITI Aayog, Intel, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) are collaborating to set up a Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) towards developing and deploying AI-led application-based research projects.

Hike in remuneration for ASHA, Anganwadi workers

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announced a landmark increase in remuneration for ASHA and Anganwadi workers.


Yudh Abhyas 2018

  • Indo-US joint military training Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2018 is scheduled to be conducted in the foothills of Himalayas at Chaubattia in Uttarakhand.


  • Exercise KAZIND-2018, a joint military exercise between Indian and Kazakhstan Armies, commenced in Otar Military Area, Kazakhstan.


  • BSNL – WiFi Leadership Awards 2018
  • Vipin Tyagi – WiFi leader of the year


Rail Sahyog web portal

  • Rail Sahyog web portal will provide a platform for the Corporates & PSUs to contribute to creation of amenities at/near Railway Stations through CSR funds.


ISSF World Championships

  • India’s Junior shooters won the country’s first set of skeet medals at the ISSF World Championships.
  • Men’s team of Gurnihal, Ananjeet Singh Naruka and Ayush Rudraraju won silver.
  • Gurnihal Singh Garcha won the individual bronze.

India Vs England Test Cricket

  • England beat India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test to wrap up the series 4-1. James Anderson surpassed Glenn McGrath as the highest wicket- taking pacer in Test match history with 564 wickets in 143 matches.


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