##Current Affairs## SEPTEMBER 09, 2018##

Monday, 10 September 2018

1) Special Diwali stamp:
a. UN postal agency will issue special stamps to commemorate the festival of Diwali
b. one sheet contains ten stamps and cost of USD 1.15

2) Tamilnadu's New Hydroelectric power plant
a. Kollimalai (@Namakkal District) at a cost of 270 crores
b. Power plant can generate upto 20 MW of power

3) President's 3 Nation visit to European nations in September Month
a. Cyprus, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic
b. President of Czech Republic - Mr Milos Zeman (Capital -Prague)
c. President of Cyprus- Nicos Anastasiades ( Capital-Nicosia)
d. President of Bulgaria- Rumen Radev(Capital -Sofia)
e. India and Cyprus signed 2 agreements on combating money laundering and Cooperation in the field of Environment
f. India-Bulgaria- signed 5 MoU’s – in the field of Civil Nuclear cooperation, investment, Tourism,working together in science and technology and establishment of Hindi chair at Sofia University
g. India and Czech Republic -signed 5 agreements- on defence, scientific and industrial research, laser technology, agriculture and diplomatic visa

4) Plan BEE:
a. Will be introduced by Indian Railways
b. As per this plan, the device will create a bee sound
c. This will alert the elphent which are at the distance of 600 metres when the train is arriving near the elephants
d. Earlier in November 2017, it was introduced in North eastern Railways

5) 4th World Summit on Accreditation(WOSA-2018):
a. Inaugurated by Union Minister for HRD ShriPrakashJavadekar
b. Biennial Organised by National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
c. NBA engaged in quality assurance of the programs offered by the professional and technical institutions in India through accreditation

6) Recently in Which metro station 350KW Roof Top Solar PV Power system installed ?
a. Koyembedu Metro Railway Station
b. Generates 45000 Units per month and 5 lakhs units per year
c. can save around Rs. 19.50 lakhs per year
d. Note:Shenoy Nagar and Koyambedu metro station has all women Railway station

7) Who was named as the Sports Ambassador of Assam?
a. Hima Das

8) Books:
a. Shades of Truth: A Journey Derailed - Authored by Kapil Sibil
b. The Rule Breakers - Novel Authored by Preeti Shenoy

9) Recently in Which state, ONGC has made oil and gas discovered ?
a. Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal

10) MD of Axis bank:
a. Amitabh Choudry – MD of Axis Bank
b. Anshula Kant- MD of SBI

11) Aero India 2019 :
a. Will be held in Bengaluru from 20-24 February 2019
b. five-day event will combine a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with public air shows

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