Friday, 7 September 2018
7th September Current Affairs
Telangana recommends dissolution of Assembly
The Telangana State Cabinet has recommended the dissolution of the State Legislative Assembly.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the State Cabinet that was chaired by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao.
Elections to the Telangana Assembly were held in April and May of 2014 as part of the polls to the Assembly of the then united Andhra Pradesh
Govt makes PMJDY open-ended scheme
The government decided to make the
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)
meaning that it will continue indefinitely.
The PMJDY was launched in August 2014 for a period of four years as a national mission for financial inclusion.
The government has decided to double the overdraft facility from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000.
Book on Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘Nai Talim’ launched
A book on experiential learning based on Mahatma Gandhi’s
(basic education) was released by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar.
It contains basic principles of Gandhi’s ‘Nai Talim’, along with the work and education curriculum for schools.
It has been brought out simultaneously in 13 languages in consultation with the state councils of educational research and training.
BEL got contract for surface-to-air missiles
Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has bagged an order worth Rs 9,200 crore for supply of
Seven Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) systems
BEL has entered into a contract with
Mazagon Dock Limited
Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers
(GRSE) to supply LRSAM systems.
The LRSAM will be fitted onboard seven ships to be built by these two shipbuilders.
Govt approved continuation of IDWH scheme
The government has approved the continuation of the centrally-sponsored umbrella scheme of
Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-IDWH)
The main aim of this scheme is to boost tiger and elephant conservation efforts.
The scheme consists of centrally sponsored schemes of
Project Tiger (CSS-PT), Development of Wildlife Habitats (CSS-DWH) and Project Elephant (CSS-PE).
India ranks 19th in ‘Theft Ranking’
in the ‘Theft Ranking’ for countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials, according to the Nuclear Security Index.
The index was released by the US-based
Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)
, which is co-chaired by
share the top spot among the 22 countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials.
SBI Mutual Fund appoints Ashwani as CEO
SBI Mutual Fund has appointed
as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.
Bhatia takes over from Anuradha Rao after she returned to State Bank of India (SBI) as Deputy Managing Director.
SBI Mutual Fund is a joint venture between the State Bank of India and Amundi, a European asset management company
September 07, 2018
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