Important Current Affairs September 23,24 – One liner


Important Current Affairs September 23,24 – One liner

September 23 – International Day of Sign Languages

2018 theme – “With Sign Language, Everyone is Included!”

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana from Ranchi in Jharkhand.
  • The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated a new airport in Jharsuguda – also known as the powerhouse of Odisha.
  • A 20kW FM transmitter of All India Radio located at Gharinda close to the international border at Attari in Amritsar.
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pakyong Airport in Sikkim, first airport in the Himalayan State & the 100th airport in the country.
  • Nepal to be world’s first country to double its tiger population
  • Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has emerged victorious in Maldives Presidential elections.
  • SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space transportation company named its first private passenger on a voyage around the moon as Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.
  • MINERVA-II1(MIcro Nano Experimental Robot Vehicle for Asteroid, the second generation) become world’s first to successfully land on the surface of an asteroid Ryugu by the Japanese space agency JAXA.

Ease of Living Index – 2018

  • Launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Three Best Performing States Under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)
  • 1) Andhra Pradesh 2) Odisha 3) Madhya Pradesh
  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to represent India at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.
  • National Orientation workshop on National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) inaugurated & also launched the new website of the NeVA.
  • Ministry of Minority Affairs is organising “Mushairas”, based on the themes of teachings and principles of Mahatma Gandhi, across the country.
  • BSNL has inked a pact with Japan’s Softbank and NTT Communications to roll out 5G and internet of things (IoT) technology in India.
  • India successfully test fires interceptor Prithvi missile.
  • The Right Livelihood Award known as the “Alternative Nobel” – Abdullah al-Hamid, Mohammad Fahad al-Qahtani and Waleed Abu al-Khair [Saudi Arabia]
  • 2018 honorary award – Thelma Aldana of Guatemala and Colombia’s Ivan Velasquez

Junior world wrestling championships

  • India’s Deepak Punia won silver medal in 86kg freestyle event in Slovakia.
  • India’s Naveen Sihag has progressed to the 57kg gold medal bout in the men’s freestyle competition.
  • Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting won the Men’s singles China Open title. Spain’s Carolina Marin won the women’s singles title.
  • India beat Pakistan by nine wickets in a Super Four encounter of the Asia Cup cricket in Dubai to enter finals of Asia Cup.


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