Daily Current Affairs – September 28 2018


Daily Current Affairs – September 28 2018


September 28 – International Day for Universal Access to Information

  • The International Day for the Universal Access to Information (commonly called the Access to Information Day) is an international day of recognition designated by the UNESCO General Conference to be held on September 28.
  • Theme – “The Asian Digital Revolution: Transforming the Digital Divide into a Dividend through Universal Access”.

September 28 – World Rabies Day

  • It is celebrated annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention. 28 September also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine.
  • Theme – ‘Rabies: Share the message. Save a life’.


New Delhi

Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics (CEDA) launched

  • Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics (CEDA) in New Delhi.


Parakram Parv exhibition in Jodhpur

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi is participating in the Unified Commanders’ Conference in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He also inaugurated an exhibition of the Indian army.


The Startup India – Maharashtra Yatra

  • The Startup India – Maharashtra Yatra will be launched on the 3rd of October, 2018 by Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, at Raj Bhawan, Mumbai.

Madhya Pradesh

Commemoration birth centenary of Rajmata of Gwalior

  • The Government of India has decided to celebrate the birth centenary of Smt. Vijaya Raje Scindia, Rajmata of Gwalior, from 11 October 2018 to 11 October 2019.


International conference on plastics recycling and waste management

  • Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurates International conference on plastics recycling and waste management in New Delhi.

GST Council Meeting

  • The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will meet in New Delhi. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will chair the 30th Meeting of the Council via Video Conferencing.

Inauguration of Conference on Academic Leadership on Education for Resurgence

  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate Conference on Academic Leadership on Education for Resurgence on 29th September, 2018 in New Delhi.


  • Lokpal search committee – Headed by former Supreme Court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai


Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra

  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan along with spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inaugurated Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra at Dharmagarh, Kalahandi, Odisha.
  • This centre will deliver skills development courses in five job roles like organic grower, plumber, sewing machine operator, home health aide and electrician domestic solutions.

SATAT initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas as an alternative, green transport fuel

  • Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will kick off an innovative initiative in New Delhi on 1st October, 2018, with PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs ,i.e. IOC, BPCL and HPCL)


Supreme Court paves the way for women’s entry into Sabarimala Temple

  • The Supreme Court paved the way for the entry of women of all ages into the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala.


IONS Working Group Meeting on HADR

  • The 3rd Meeting of Indian Ocean Naval symposium (IONS) Working Group on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) was inaugurated at Maritime Warfare Centre, Visakhapatnam.


National Tourism Awards 2016-17

  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad – Best Airport Award in Major Cities category
  • Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore – Best Airport Award in ‘Rest of India’ category
  • Indore Airport – ‘Best Airport by Region’

“Vayoshreshtha Samman – 2018”

  • Vice President will Confer “Vayoshreshtha Samman – 2018” on Eminent Senior Citizens & Institutions on International Day of Older Persons on 1st October, 2018



  • Digi VAARTA, is a Vehicle to Accelerate Access and Reach to Transformational Action, is a platform designed to enable Financial and Social Inclusion by educating citizens on various schemes and programmes.


Asia Cup Cricket Final

  • India to meet Bangladesh in Asia Cup cricket final in Dubai


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