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National Hindi Divas 2018 observed across India

Sep 14, 2018
The day marks the adaptation of Hindi language as the official language of India by the Constituent Assembly of India on September 14, 1949. As per the 2011 census, 43.63 percent of Indians speak Hindi as their mother tongue.

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed as 46th Chief Justice of India

Sep 14, 2018
Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of India. He will assume office on October 3, a day after present CJI Dipak Misra retires from the post.

Ministry of Steel presents secondary steel sector awards to 26 mini steel companies

Sep 13, 2018
In a first, the Ministry of Steel gave away secondary steel sector awards to 26 mini steel companies at a function in New Delhi. The awards have been instituted in order to encourage the secondary steel sector, as it plays a key role as a growth engine for the national economy.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 September 2018

Sep 13, 2018
The Government on mandated that issue of further shares and transfer of all shares by unlisted public companies should be only through Demat Account with affect from October 2, 2018.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 September 2018

Sep 13, 2018
US President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on September 12, 2018 imposing sanctions on any country or foreign individual found trying to interfere in the US elections.

Hunger reached ‘alarming’ ten-year high in 2017: UN report

Sep 13, 2018
A UN report has revealed that the number of undernourished people in the world has been on the rise since 2014, reaching an estimated 821 million in 2017, from around 804 million in 2016. The levels are same as almost a decade ago.

ASI discovers 254 copper coins of medieval era at Khirki Mosque

Sep 13, 2018
This mosque lies on the southern periphery of the village Khirki, New Delhi. The mosque was built by Khan-i-Jahan Junan Shah, the Prime Minister of Firoz Shah Tughluq (1351-88) and is believed to be one of the seven mosques built by him.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 September 2018

Sep 12, 2018
The Election Commission of India has withdrawn the provision of NOTA (None of the above) option from ballot papers of the Rajya Sabha and the state’s Legislative Council polls as per the Supreme Court directive.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 September 2018

Sep 12, 2018
Asian Games gold medalist Amit Panghal has been nominated for this year's Arjuna awards by the Boxing Federation of India. He joined Sonia Lather and Gaurav Bidhuri in the list of boxing nominees for the second highest sporting honour after the Khel Ratna.

India, Sri Lanka conduct joint naval exercise 'SLINEX 2018'

Sep 12, 2018
The sixth edition of SLINEX 2018, a joint naval exercise between the naval forces of India and Sri Lanka is currently underway in Trincomalee, a major port city of Sri Lanka. Three Navy ships from each side along with around 1,000 naval personnel from both countries are participating in the joint drill.

BARC’s Apsara Reactor recommissioned after 9 years

Sep 12, 2018
Apsara, the first research reactor of Asia, became operational in Trombay campus of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in August 1956. Apsara is a light water swimming pool-type reactor with a maximum power output of one megawatt thermal (MWt).

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 September 2018

Sep 11, 2018
The United States on September 10, 2018 announced the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) mission in Washington DC. Explaining the move, the US state department said that the PLO leaders had failed to engage with US efforts to bring about peace with Israel and attempted to prompt an investigation of Israel by the International Criminal Court.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 September 2018

Sep 11, 2018
Begum Kulsoom, the wife of Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away on September 11 after suffering from a prolonged illness. The former first lady was diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer in August 2017 and had been in London since.

Indian Army plans to reduce force strength, decides to cut 1.5 lakh jobs

Sep 11, 2018
Apart from reducing the force strength, the Army is also considering to do away with the rank of Brigadier and brigade headquarters as part of the officer cadre review. This move is expected to free up significant number of officers who will be available for field duties.

India’s combat aircraft Tejas successfully completes first-ever mid-air refuelling trial

Sep 11, 2018
In a first, Tejas, the advanced version of India’s indigenously produced Light Combat Aircraft was successfully refuelled mid-air by a Russian-origin Ilyushin-78 tanker. The mid-air refuelling was a part of a wet contact trial for LCA Tejas MK-1.

Government sets up panel of secretaries to look into e-Commerce issues

Sep 11, 2018
The booming online shopping space has largely been functioning without government regulations until a task force led by then Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia had put together the draft policy. However, the policy faced criticism over its suggestions dealing with data localisation, curbing deep discounting and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms.

Fourth World Summit on Accreditation held

Sep 10, 2018
The 4th World Summit on Accreditation was inaugurated by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar at New Delhi on September 8. The summit was aimed at facilitating the exchange of information on various challenges being faced during the transition between input-output based accreditation to outcome-based accreditation.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 September 2018

Sep 10, 2018
Russia on September 11, 2018 will launch the biggest military drills in its history involving 300000 troops as well as Chinese soldiers, a move US agency NATO condemned as “exercising large-scale conflict”.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 September 2018

Sep 10, 2018
Jack Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, announced on September 10, 2018 that he will step down as the head of the company in 2019. He named the company CEO Daniel Zhang as his successor.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down in 2019, company CEO named his successor

Sep 10, 2018
Alibaba’s Jack Ma has announced that he would be stepping down as the head of the Chinese e-commerce giant in September 2019. He named the company CEO Daniel Zhang as his successor and said that he will work closely with him for the next 12 months to ensure a smooth transition of the chairmanship.

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