Friday, 7 September 2018
8th September Current Affairs
Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign launch on 15 Sept
Swachhata Hi Seva 2018’
a Jan Andolan for Swachhata to be observed in the run-up to the
4th anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM)
15th September to 2nd October 2018
SHS aims at accelerating the Jan-Andolan for realizing the vision of a Clean India.
The launch of the campaign will be done through
video conference at more than 15 locations
across the country.
India to partner in Izmir International show
is the partner country in the
Izmir International trade show
‘ which began on September 7, 2018, in
will also launch a business pavilion ‘
to increase exports to Turkey and other neighbouring countries.
, with 75 Indian participating companies, will be a multi-product pavilion.
Hriday Hazarika won gold in 10m air rifle
Hriday Hazarika won gold medal for India in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle Junior event at the ongoing International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Championship.
Mohammed Amir from Iran won the silver medal and Russia’s Grigorii Shamakov won bronze medal.
Hriday Hazarika was the only Indian to qualify for the men’s final.
China launched satellite to monitor sea waters
launched a marine satellite to help improve the understanding of maritime waters and climate change.
A Long March-2C rocket carrying the ‘
was launched from China.
The satellite will help monitor ocean colour and water temperatures, providing basic data for research on the global oceanic environment
ISRO unveils space suit for 2022 mission
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
displayed a space suit for mission
edition of Bengaluru Space Expo
The orange-colored prototype space suit is developed at
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
ISRO also displayed the crew capsule with a thermal shield for three astronauts that will be orbiting Earth at a 400-km altitude for 5-7 days.
Temasek inked pact to invest $400 mn in NIIF
Singapore-based global investment firm
has signed an agreement to invest up to $400 million in the
National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
(NIIF) of India.
will join as an investor in NIIF’s Master Fund.
The fund invests in core infrastructure sectors in India with a focus on transportation, energy and urban infrastructure.
Anshula appointed as SBI Managing Director
is appointed as the Managing Director of State Bank of India.
Her name was recommended by the Bank Boards Bureau for the post.
The post of MD, SBI fell vacant after the resignation of
, who took over as the
MD and CEO of IDBI Bank
September 07, 2018
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