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September 10, 2018

10th September 2018 Daily Current Affairs - PDF Download

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Dear Great Ambitionists, here are today's (10th September 2018) Important Current Affairs updates. You can download the pdf version of these current affairs from below link. Happy Reading :)

Daily Current Affairs of 10th September 2018

International Current Affairs
  • Today (10th September 2018) is World Suicide Prevention Day.
    • This day is organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP).
    • The World Health Organization (WHO) has been co-sponsor of the day.
    • Purpose of this day : To raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented.
    • Theme of World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 : ‘Working Together to Prevent Suicide
  • The World Hindu Congress (WHC-2018) was held Chicago, United States from 7th to 9th September 2018.
    • It was organized to commemorate 125 years of Swami Vivekananda’s historic Chicago address on September 11, 1893.
    • Theme of WHC-2018 : “Sumantrite Suvikrante”, which means - "Think collectively, achieve valiantly”. It was second edition of World Hindu Congress and was attended by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu.
National Current Affairs
  • The Tamil Nadu cabinet has decided to recommend the release of the 7 convicts in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to the state governor. 
    • All seven convicts are serving life term in the case. 
    • Note : Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a female suicide bomber on 21st May 1991, while conducting an election campaign in Tamil Nadu.
  • Delhi government started its 'Doorstep Dlivery of Services' programme to make 40 government services including Driving License, New Water connection and Ration Card available at residents' doorstep in the first phase. 
    • Available at an extra fee of ₹50, applicants have to call the helpline number 1076 to request for the services. 
  • The World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018) was recently held New Delhi. 
    • It was inaugurated by Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar
    • This summit was organized by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
    • Theme of WOSA 2018 : “Challenges and Opportunities in Outcome Based Accreditation”.
New Appointments
  • India’s ace sprinter Hima Das was appointed as Sports Ambassador of Assam to inspire budding players of northeastern state to aim big and young generation to take up sports seriously.
  • Chelsi Smith (45), who was crowned Miss Universe 1995 by 1994 title holder Sushmita Sen, passed away due to prolonged illness. 
    • Chelsi represented USA at Miss Universe pageant. 
Awards & Honors
  • Bollywood Actress Aishwarya Rai was honoured with the Meryl Streep Award for Excellence at the Women in Film and Television (WIFT) India Award
    • Apart from Aishwarya, director Zoya Akhtar and actress Janhvi Kapoor, among others, were also honoured at the event.
Recent Committees in News
  • The government has appointed a panel under Bimal Jalan (former Reserve Bank of India governor) to select the next Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) in the finance ministry.
    • Members of the Panel :
      • C Chandramouli (Secretary of the department of personnel and training)
      • Subhash Chandra Garg (Economic affairs secretary)
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