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Daily Current Affairs 26 September 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 26 September 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 26 September 2018. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 26 September 2018 Current affairs test.
National News
1. WAYU (Wind Augmentation Purifying Unit)

  • WAYU (Wind Augmentation Purifying Unit) is Air Pollution Control Device and is inaugurated by Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi.
  • It is developed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – National Environmental Engineering Research Institute

2. Jan Dhan Darshak App

  • Finance Ministry has Launched ‘Jan Dhan Darshak’ App for Financial Inclusion.
  • App to provide guidance in Locating a Financial Service Touch Point at a Given Location in the Country for Users.
  • Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance and National Informatics Centre has jointly developed a mobile app.

3. National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA)

  • Two-day National Orientation workshop on National e-Vidhan Application has started.
  • It is inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal.

4. Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)

  • Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has completed four years orbiting around Mars.
  • It was launched on November 5, 2013, and placed into the Martian orbit on September 24, 2014.

International News

1. Investment in health care and education: The Lancet Survey

  • Finland :- First Position
  • India :- 158th
  • United States :- 27th
  • China :- 44th
  • Pakistan :- 164th

2. Asia’s best-performing stock market

  • It is now New Zealand Exchange 50 Gross Index of New Zealand.
  • India has lost its place as Asia’s best-performing stock market.

3. Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace

  • UN has declared 2019-2028 as the Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace.
  • The decision is took place at Nelson Mandela peace summit New York.

4. Barclays Hurun India Rich List 2018

  • Mukesh Ambani’s family with net worth of ₹3,90,500 crore
  • Adi Godrej’s family with net worth of ₹2,23,000 crore
  • SP Hinduja’s family with net worth of ₹1,59,000 crore

Business News

1. Google’s New Chief Privacy Officer

  • Google has appointed Keith Enright as Chief Privacy Officer.
  • Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mountain View, California. It was created through a corporate restructuring of Google on October 2, 2015 and became the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries.

2. Boeing’s 2nd-largest Aircraft Factory

  • Boeing will set up its 2nd-largest aircraft electronics factory in Bengaluru of ₹1,152 crore.
  • The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services.

3. Sunra’s New Plant (Chinese e-vehicle company)

  • Sunra to set up a factory at Bengaluru in India.
  • SUNRA is a professional electric vehicles company including Electric Bicycles and has become a leader in Chinese Electric Vehicle Industry.

4. New CEO of Mercedes-Benz

  • Ola Källenius will be the next CEO of Mercedes-Benz.
  • He is the first Non-German CEO and will become CEO in 2019 replacing Dieter Zetsche.

Sports News

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1. 13th International Silesian Boxing Championship

  • Sandeep Kaur defeated Karolina Ampuska 5-0 to win a gold.
  • 13th International Silesian Boxing Championship was held in Poland.

2. 2018 Serbia Junior and Cadet Open (table tennis)

  • India won team titles in girls and cadet boys category.
  • 2018 Serbia Junior and Cadet Open was held in Belgrade, Serbia.

3. Oldest player to captain India

  • M S Dhoni at 37 years has become the oldest player to captain India in an ODI vs Afghanistan.

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