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Daily GK Update – Current Affairs of 17th September 2018

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National News

India tourism Mart 2018

  • The 1st ever Indian Tourism Mart 2018 has inaugurated by the Piyush Goyal.
  • Over the 225 international buyers and media personnel across the world has been participated in the Indian Tourism Mart. The International buyers & other media personnel such as North America, West Europe, Asia, Latin America, etc.

Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System

  • In Jammu & Kashmir Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the fencing project along with the international border.
  • With the smart fencing the casualities of jawans would get minimised and stress also reduced to the large extents.

‘Swacch Dhara’ programme

  • Chandrababu Naidu has inducted the ‘Swachh Dhara’ programme at Amravati.
  • The aim of Swacch Dhara is to clean Drinking water across the State.

Kashi: Secret of the Black Temple – A book

  • A famous Secret of the Black Temple was written by Vineet Bajpai
  • This famous book was launched in New Delhi
  • Kashi: Secret of the Black Temple Bokk was the 3rd book written by the Vineeth Bajpai
  • First two books named as below…
  • Harappa: Curse of the Blood River
  • Pralay: The great Deluge

International News

Overseas Jaipur Literature Festival

  • Jaipur Literature Festival was organized in Houston, Texas, United States.
  • Shashi Tharoor and Navtej Sarna(Indian ambassador to the US) participated in the festival.

‘Credit Suisse Family 1000 in 2018’ – A study

  • to report, India was ranked 3rd in terms of the number of family-owned business.
  • The report is published by Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI).

Pacific Asia Travel Association gold awards

  • Kerala Tourism has won Gold awards of Pacific Asia Travel Association for the innovative marketing campaigns.
  • Kerala: Capital: Thiruvananthapuram, Chief minister: Pinarayi Vijayan

Sudan’s new PM

  • Moutaz Mousa Abdallah has become Sudan’s new Prime Minister.
  • Capital: Khartoum, Currency: Sudanese pound

Business News

Times magazine has been sold

  • Time magazine has acquired by Salesforce founders Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne for $190 million.
  • Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City. It was founded in 1923 and originally run by Henry Luce. A European edition is published in London.

NABARD with PMKSY

  • NABARD has sanctioned Rs 65,634.93 crore loan so far under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY).
  • NABARD: Chairman – Harsh Kumar Bhanwala || Headquarters – Mumbai

Cisco with NITI Aayog and BSNL

  • Cisco has signed MOU with BSNL and Niti Aayog for innovation and technology.
  • CISCO: CEO Chuck Robbins || Headquarters: California, USA.

Rajbhasha Kirti Award

  • Punjab National Bank was awarded Rajbhasha Kirti Award which is presented by VP Venkaiah Naidu.
  • PNB : Headquarters: New Delhi || CEO: Shri Sunil Mehta || Tagline: The Name you can BANK upon!

Sports News

SAFF Championship 2018

  • India lost 1-2 to the Maldives in the final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • South Asian Football Federation: Founded – 1997 || President – Kazi Salahuddin

ISSF World Championship has concluded

  • The 52nd ISSF World Championship was held in Changwon,Korea.
  • India finished at 3rd with 27 Medals(11 gold, 9 silver, 7 bronze).
  • China has topped tally by winning 43 medals(20 gold, 15 silver, 8 bronze).

Silesian Boxing Championship

  • Mary Kom clinched gold in the 13th International Silesian Women’s Boxing Championships, Poland.
  • Mary Kom, is an Indian Olympic boxer hailing from Manipur. She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships.
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