Daily Current Affairs – September 14 2018

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Daily Current Affairs – September 14 2018

IMPORTANT DAYS

September 14 – Hindi Diwas

  • Hindi Diwas is being celebrated across the country. It was on this day in 1949 that the Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi written in Devanagari as the official language of the country.

NATIONAL

Assam

Chief Minister’s Free Diagnostic services

  • Assam government has extended the services of Chief Minister’s Free Diagnostic services to nearly 1000 government hospitals.

Chhattisgarh

Country’s first tribal tourism circuit inaugurated in Chhattisgarh

  • The country’s first tribal tourism circuit was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Tourism K J Alphons in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh. The tourism circuit is being developed under the Swadesh Darshan scheme. It covers 13 sites in Chhattisgarh.

Odisha

Nuakhai festival celebration

  • In western Odisha, the festival of Harvest Nuakhai is being celebrated. After harvest of new paddy of this season, rice has been processed and offered to Goddess Samaleswari in Sambalpur.

North East Frontier Railway eliminated all unmanned level crossing

  • North East Frontier Railway has eliminated all unmanned level crossing across the zone.

New Delhi

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visit to Serbia, Malta, Romania

  • Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu left for Belgrade for the first phase of his 7- day tour to three central European countries, Serbia, Malta and Romania.

Doordarshan foundation day

  • Doordarshan celebrates its 59th foundation day

Karnataka

Tumakuru police launches e-beat system

  • Chief Executive Officer of Tumakuru Zilla Panchayat Annies Kanmani Joy inaugurated the e-Beat system in three police station limits of the town.

INTERNATIONAL

Typhoon Mangkhut

  • Typhoon Mangkhut, which is currently a Category 4 hurricane, is due to make landfall on the northern tip of the main island of Luzon.

SCIENCE

SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon

  • SpaceX announced a new plan to launch a tourist around the Moon using its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), a massive launch vehicle that is being designed to carry people into deep space.

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

U.S. sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for N.Korea

  • The United States imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to North Korea in violation of U.S. sanctions.

SUMMITS & CONFERENCES

G-20, Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting

  • Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, will participate in the G-20, Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting, being held in Mar del Plata in Argentina.

SCHEMES

Power Ministry launches ambitious program on energy efficiency in Chillers

  • Ministry of Power, Government of India launched an ambitious program to encourage the deployment of Energy Efficient chiller systems in the country. The Chiller Star Labelling Program has been formulated by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE).

MOU, AGREEMENTS & CABINET APPROVALS

Bihar government approves Rs. 1 lakh interim relief for mob violence victims

  • Bihar government has approved a scheme for providing interim relief of Rs. one lakh to those affected by mob violence.

SC issues directions to Centre, states for rehabilitation of leprosy patients

  • The Supreme Court directed the Centre to consider framing separate rules for granting disability certificates to leprosy patients for availing reservation and various welfare benefits.

Cisco signs agreements with NITI, BSNL

  • Cisco, a U.S.-based firm, that makes networking telecommunications equipment, has signed two agreements with the NITI Aayog and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to speed up its Country Digital Acceleration programme in India.

AWARDS

  • The Mysuru campus, Infosys – LEED EBOM (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Existing Building Operation & Maintenance) Platinum certification by the United States Green Building Council.

SPORTS

Asia Cup 2018

  • The 14th edition of the Asia Cup begins in the UAE. Six nations [India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Afghanistan] participating in this cricket tournament.

ISSF World Championship

  • Gurpreet Singh clinched silver in the senior men’s standard pistol.
  • Vijayveer Sidhu won gold in the 25m standard pistol event for junior men and Vijayveer Sidhu, Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu and Adarsh Singh won the team gold.

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