04th September 2018 Current Affairs

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CJI Dipak Misra recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi

  • Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor.
  • Justice Gogoi, the second senior-most judge in the Supreme Court, will take charge on October 3, 2018, as the next Chief Justice of India.

India will shortly unveil a One Nation-One Card policy for public transport

 

  • NITI Aayog Chief Executive Officer Amitabh Kant announced that India will shortly unveil a One Nation-One Card policy for public transport that will entail connectivity between various modes of transport.
  • The announcement was made at a function on Future Mobility Summit-2018 in New Delhi.

Japan issued evacuation advisories due to typhoon Jebi

  • Japan issued evacuation advisories in the face of strong winds and heavy rain due to typhoon Jebi.
  • Jebi – whose name means “swallow” in Korean – is the latest harsh weather to hit Japan.

 

South Africa declared an official end to listeria outbreak.

  • South Africa declared an official end to the world’s worst recorded listeria outbreak.
  • Listeriosis or listeria is a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium ‘Listeria monocytogenes’.

Ukraine has launched annual joint military exercise

  • Ukraine has launched annual joint military exercise named Rapid Trident with the United States and other NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) member countries.
  • The exercise will place in the western Ukrainian village of Starychi.

 

Om Prakash Mitharwal won the gold medal in the men’s 50m Pistol event

  • Om Prakash Mitharwal won the gold medal in the men’s 50m Pistol event of the ISSF World Championship at Changwon in South Korea on 4th September 2018.
  • He has won a bronze medal in the 10m air pistol and the 50m pistol events of the Commonwealth Games 2018.

Alastair Cook announced his retirement

  • England’s highest Test run-scorer Alastair Cook announced his retirement from International cricket after final Test against India.
  • He has scored 12,254 runs and made 32 centuries in 160 Tests all England records.

Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela secure their place for 2020 Olympics

  • Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela have become the first set of Indian shooters to secure quota places for the 2020 Olympics.
  • Anjum finished second on the podium and won a silver in the women’s 10m air rifle event of the International Shooting Sports Federation’s (ISSF) World Championship in Changwon, South Korea.

The Indian Navy has won KAKADU Cup 2018 in Australia

  • The Indian Navy has won the coveted KAKADU Cup 2018 in Australia as it participated in a multilateral maritime exercise involving 27 navies.
  • KAKADU exercise is a multilateral maritime engagement hosted by the Royal Australian Navy with support from the Royal Australian Air Force.

Rajasthan government will soon distribute mobile phones to women

  • In a bid to boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Digital India’ campaign, Rajasthan government will soon distribute mobile phones to women under the Bhamashah Yojana.
  • Focused on women who fall under the Below Poverty Line (BPL), the scheme aims to transfer financial and non-financial benefits of government schemes in a transparent manner.

 

The International Aviation Summit began in New Delhi

  • The International Aviation Summit began in New Delhi, India.
  • The seminar has been jointly organised by the Airports Authority of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation and International Air Transport Association (IATA).

 

Try out the quiz ?

1. Who is recommended as successor of chief justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra?

Correct! Wrong!

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor.

2. The nine-km Cyclothon organized by NITI Aayog on September 2, 2018 was held at___________.

Correct! Wrong!

The announcement was made at a function on Future Mobility Summit-2018 in New Delhi.

3. Which country issued evacuation advisories in the face of strong winds and heavy rain due to typhoon jebi?

Correct! Wrong!

Japan issued evacuation advisories in the face of strong winds and heavy rain due to typhoon Jebi.

4. Which country declared an official end to the world’s worst recorded listeria outbreak?

Correct! Wrong!

South Africa declared an official end to the world’s worst recorded listeria outbreak.

5. What is the name of annual joint military exercise which is launched by Ukraine with the United States and other NARO member countries?

Correct! Wrong!

Ukraine has launched annual joint military exercise named Rapid Trident with the United States and other NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) member countries.

6. India’s Om Prakash Mitharwal won the gold medal in the men’s ______________ event at the ISSF world championship at changwon in South Korea on 4th September 2018.

Correct! Wrong!

Om Prakash Mitharwal won the gold medal in the men’s 50m Pistol event of the ISSF World Championship at Changwon in South Korea on 4th September 2018.

7. England’s highest test run-scorer Alastair Cook announced his retirement from international cricket after final test against which country?

Correct! Wrong!

England’s highest Test run-scorer Alastair Cook announced his retirement from International cricket after final Test against India.

8. Who become the first set of Indian shooters to secure quota places for the 2020 Olympics?

Correct! Wrong!

Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela have become the first set of Indian shooters to secure quota places for the 2020 Olympics.

9. In which country the Indian navy has won the coveted KAKADU cup 2018?

Correct! Wrong!

The Indian Navy has won the coveted KAKADU Cup 2018 in Australia as it participated in a multilateral maritime exercise involving 27 navies.

10. In which plan the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Digital India’ campaign, Rajasthan government will provide mobile phones to women?

Correct! Wrong!

• In a bid to boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship 'Digital India' campaign, Rajasthan government will soon distribute mobile phones to women under the Bhamashah Yojana.

11. The international Aviation summit began in _________________ , India.

Correct! Wrong!

The International Aviation Summit began in New Delhi, India.

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