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.
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”.
The Supreme Court on April 19, 2017 restored criminal conspiracy trial against senior BJP leaders LK Advani, M M Joshi, Uma Bharti and other senior BJP leaders in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. The court ordered that separate trial courts at Rae Bareli and Lucknow should be clubbed and trials should be completed in two years by April 19, 2019.
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.
The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as doorstep delivery scheme, International Literacy Day and Global Mobility Summit among others.
The Sadarmatt barrage, across Godavari in Khanapur of Nirmal district, is an iconic structure installed by the then Hyderabad ruler Nawab Ikbal-ud-Dowla in 1891-92. While, Pedda Cheruvu tank is located on the outskirts of Kamareddy district and was built in 1897 during the rule of Mir Mahaboob Ali Khan, the sixth Nizam of Hyderabad State.
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.
The Delhi government has launched a scheme that will enable doorstep delivery of 40 essential government services such as caste and marriage certificates, driving license and new water connections in the first phase.
The cleanup system, “System 001”, headed to a location 240 nautical miles offshore for a two-week trial before moving towards the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean, to start the cleanup.
The Union Government has announced that the treatment of childhood cancer will be covered under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. Around 1.5 lakh health and wellness centres will also be opened across India by 2022 under the scheme.
The Statue of Unity is a dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This project was announced on October 31, 2013 by Narendra Modi, when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat. For development of the project, Modi launched a country wide campaign to collect iron to build the Statue of Unity.
3 September to 9 September 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like Section 377, Pakistan Presidential Election 2018 and 2+2 dialogue among others.
The Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) organised a panel discussion on the occasion of International Literacy Day. The panel was headed by chief guest HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and the guest of honour, Upendra Kushwaha.
The Prime Minister pitched for investment in the manufacturing of electric vehicles and the required charging infrastructure. He stated that the common public transport must be the cornerstone of mobility.
The orange-coloured prototype space suit was developed by the ISRO over the past two years at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. The suit can hold one oxygen cylinder, allowing an astronaut to breathe in space for 60 minutes.
India and France have signed an implementation agreement on ‘Mobilise Your City’ (MYC) in New Delhi to support three Indian cities in their efforts to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions related to urban transport. The initiative is a part of an international initiative and was launched at 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) meeting in December 2015.
India and the United States on September 6, 2018 signed the Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA). The agreement was signed by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis.
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, which provides poor and vulnerable families coverage for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation was launched in Jammu on September 6. The scheme will be launched across the country on September 25 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
7 September 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Section 377, COMCASA and Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign among others.