Daily Current Affairs – September 30 2018


Daily Current Affairs – September 30 2018


September 30 – International Translation Day

  • On September 30, based on a resolution adopted by the United Nations, the world celebrates the International Translation Day (ITD). It is observed in honour of fifth century St. Jerome, a priest from northeastern Italy, who was the first to translate the Bible (New Testament) into Latin from Greek manuscripts.

2018 Theme: Democracy under Strain: Solutions for a Changing World


Andhra Pradesh

186-km rally for peace in the Red heartland

  • Around 150 people, from various States affected by Maoist insurgency will begin a 186-km long ‘Peace Padyatra’ (peace march) from Andhra Pradesh on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, will conclude in the Chattisgarh.

Telugu Bible turns 200

  • The churches in the city will be celebrating this year the 200th year of the translation of Bible from original Greek to Telugu.


Modi to open Gandhi museum in Rajkot

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi at the Alfred high School in Rajkot.


First state in the country to give legal protection to good Samaritans

  • President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a Karnataka Good Samaritan and Medical Professional (Protection and Regulation during Emergency Situations) Bill, 2016 providing legal protection to the good samaritans in Karnataka, who help accident victims with emergency medical care within the golden hour.


Kerala takes an e-vow

  • The State is all set to join the country’s e-mobility push, setting ambitious deadlines and targets for itself to fully electrify all classes of motor vehicles by 2030.

Madhya Pradesh

52nd district of MP

  • Niwari will become the 52nd district of Madhya Pradesh, with effect from October 1.

New Delhi

Gandhi’s heart will beat at National Museum

  • Digital recreation of the iconic leader’s heartbeat and digital kit will be launched at National Museum in New Delhi to mark his 150 birth anniversary.


Punjab to post nodal officers to curb stubble burning

  • The Punjab government has directed the procurement agencies to ensure prompt lifting of the crop from markets and to curb the menace of stubble burning, the State has decided to appoint nodal officers in 8,000 paddy growing villages.


Macedonia holds referendum

  • Macedonia is holding a referendum on whether to change its name to the Republic of North Macedonia.

Sweden’s anti-doping dog is ‘world’s first’

  • Sweden’s Sports Confederation says Molly is the world’s first anti-doping dog, introduced to broaden the country’s efforts in curtailing the use of performance-enhancing drugs in sport.


IISc team finds new approaches to kill TB bacteria

  • For the first time a protein (WhiB4) that condenses the DNA of TB-causing bacteria in response to oxidative stress has been found by a multi-institutional team led by Prof. Amit Singh from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.


  • Anil Chandra Punetha – Next Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh


Goa, Portugal ink MoU on water management

  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Portuguese Environment Ministry and the Public Works Department of Goa will help to develop common initiatives for water supply and waste water management.


China tests three hypersonic missiles

  • China has achieved a feat of testing three types of hypersonic aircraft missiles at the same time. The tests of three scaled-down models of ‘wide-speed-range vehicles’, which can fly at from hypersonic velocity to lower than the speed of sound, were carried out.


Archery World Cup

  • India have clinched three medals at the Archery World Cup Final in Samsun, Turkey. Deepika Kumari won a bronze medal in Women’s Recurve event. Abhishek Verma had bagged a bronze medal in men’s compound event. Abhishek Verma & Jyothi Surekha Wennem won a silver in the mixed team event.

Asian Junior Squash title

  • Yuvraj Wadhwani has won the 25th Asian junior individual squash championship title.

Formula One championship

  • Lewis Hamilton wins the Russian Grand Prix in the Formula One Championship.

Ryder Cup – Golf

  • Europe beat United States to regain Ryder Cup – Golf.


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