Daily Current Affairs 9 September 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 9 September 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 9 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 9 September 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Regional Conference on Good Governance

  • Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DAR&PG),Indian Government and Madhya Pradesh Government has organized a Regional Conference on Good Governance in Bhopal.
  • The main focus of this conference is on Aspirational Districts.

2. Shahpur Kandi project

  • Punjab Govt. and Jammu and Kashmir Govt. has signed an MOU to start work on the project.
  • The project is about utilization of Ravi water as per the Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan.

3. Constitutionalizing India: an Ideational Project – A New Book

  • Venkaiah Naidu has released the book.
  • It is authored by Bidyut Chakrabarty.

International News

1. International Literacy Day

  • International Literacy Day was observed on 8 September.
  • Theme :- ‘Literacy and skills development’.

2. World Summit on Accreditation

  • World Summit on Accreditation has started in New Delhi, India.
  • Theme:- ‘Challenges and Opportunities in Outcome-Based Accreditation’.

3. International Geriatric Orthopaedic Conference, AIIMS New Delhi

  • Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the 6th International Geriatric Orthopaedic Society of India Conference.
  • Theme:-‘Increased Longevity with Reduced Fragility and Enhanced Mobility’

4. Yudh Abhyas Exercise

  • Yudh Abhyas will start from September 16 to 29, 2018 between India Army and USA Army.
  • The exercise will be conducted at Chaubatia in Uttarakhand.

Business News

1. Axis Bank’s New MD and CEO

  • Amitabh Chaudhry will be Axis Bank’s New MD and CEO and will take over the position from January 1, 2019.
  • Previously he was CEO of HDFC Life.

2. SBI’s New MD

  • Anshula Kant is SBI’s New MD
  • SBI now has four MD
  • 1. PK Gupta
  • 2. DK Khara
  • 3. Arijit Basu
  • 4. Anshula Kant

3. Temasek with NIIF India

  • Temasek will invest $400 million in Master Fund of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund-NIIF India.
  • Temasek Holdings Private Limited is a Singaporean holding company owned by the Government of Singapore.

Sports News

1. Sports Ambassador of Assam

  • Hima Das is the Sports Ambassador of Assam.
  • She is an Indian sprinter who specialises in the 400 m distance. In 2018 she became the first Indian athlete to win a gold medal in a track event at the IAAF World U20 Championships.

2. ISSF World Championship

  • Ankur Mittal won Gold Medal in double trap event.
  • Hriday Hazarika clinched Gold medal in 10 m air rifle junior men’s event.

3. US Open 2018

  • Naomi Osaka won US Open women’s singles title as she defeated Serena Williams.
  • Novak Djokovic defeated Juan Martín del Potro and won US Open men’s singles title.

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