29th September 2018 Current Affairs

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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under the aegis of SBM – U

  • The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM – U), has partnered with Google to launch the Loo Review campaign.
  • The campaign is being undertaken to encourage all local guides in India to rate and review public toilets on Google Maps.

The Canadian parliament voted to strip Aung San Suu Kyi

  • The Canadian parliament on September 28, 2018 unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to strip of her honorary citizenship.
  • She was stripped of her honorary citizenship after her refusal to call out the atrocities by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya minority, which Ottawa last week declared a genocide.

Typhoon Trami hit Japan's southern island of Okinawa

 

  • Typhoon Trami hit Japan’s southern island of Okinawa with a maximum speed of 216 kilometres per hour today.
  • Officials said, at least five people have been injured so far but no one is feared dead.

RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on Karur Vysya Bank

  • The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on Karur Vysya Bank for non-compliance of its directives.
  • According to an RBI statement on Friday, the penalty was imposed for non-compliance with its directions on “Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) norms, reporting of frauds, and on the need for discipline at the time of opening of current accounts”.

 

RBI barred Bandhan Bank from opening new branches

 

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) barred Bandhan Bank from opening new branches and also ordered freezing of the bank’s CEO salary over failure to stick to shareholding rules.
  • According to the Bandhan bank, is taking necessary steps to comply with the licensing condition to bring down the shareholding of NOFHC in the Bank to 40 percent and shall continue to engage with RBI in this behalf.

India has defeated Bangladesh

  • India has defeated Bangladesh to win the Unimoni Asia Cup Title 2018.
  • This was the second successive Asia Cup final where India took on Bangladesh. In 2016, India had decimated Bangladesh in the final (of the Asia Cup T20).

Vikram Misri has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to China

  • Ambassador of India to Myanmar, Vikram Misri has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to China, according to the Ministry of External Affairs.
  • Mr Misri, a 1989 batch IFS officer, is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

 

Ravi has elected as Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI)

  • Ravi, the publisher of The Hindu Group of Newspapers, unanimously elected Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI), the country’s largest news agency.
  • Vijay Kumar Chopra, the chief editor of Punjab Kesari Group of newspapers, unanimously elected Vice Chairman of PTI.

World Heart Day takes place on 29th September

  • World Heart Day takes place on 29th September every year and is the World Heart Federation‘s and the world’s biggest platform for raising awareness about cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke.
  • It was launched in 2000 by the World Heart Federation as an annual event.

Corn Festival has been celebrated first time in Madhya Pradesh

  • In Madhya Pradesh, the first corn festival of the country is being held in Chhindwara.
  • The festival is one of a kind international event

Facebook has reported a major security breach

  • Facebook has reported a major security breach in which accounts of 50 million users were accessed by unknown attackers.
  • The attackers stole digital keys, called access tokens, the company uses to keep people logged in.

 

Try out the quiz ?

Q1.Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM – U), has partnered with Google to encourage which of the following?

Correct! Wrong!

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM – U), has partnered with Google to launch the Loo Review campaign. The campaign is being undertaken to encourage all local guides in India to rate and review public toilets on Google Maps.

Q2. Rohingya minority belongs to which of the nation?

Correct! Wrong!

The Canadian parliament on September 28, 2018 unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to strip of her honorary citizenship. She was stripped of her honorary citizenship after her refusal to call out the atrocities by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya minority, which Ottawa last week declared a genocide.

Q3.Recently Typhoon Trami hit which of the following nation?

Correct! Wrong!

Recently Typhoon Trami hit which of the following nation?

Q4. The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on which Bank for non-compliance of its directives.

Correct! Wrong!

• The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 crore on Karur Vysya Bank for non-compliance of its directives. • According to an RBI statement on Friday, the penalty was imposed for non-compliance with its directions on "Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) norms, reporting of frauds, and on the need for discipline at the time of opening of current accounts".

Q5. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) barred which bank for opening new branches ?

Correct! Wrong!

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) barred Bandhan Bank from opening new branches and also ordered freezing of the bank's CEO salary over failure to stick to shareholding rules. According to the Bandhan bank, is taking necessary steps to comply with the licensing condition to bring down the shareholding of NOFHC in the Bank to 40 percent and shall continue to engage with RBI in this behalf.

Q6. Which country has won Unimoni Asia Cup Title 2018 ?

Correct! Wrong!

• India has defeated Bangladesh to win the Unimoni Asia Cup Title 2018. • This was the second successive Asia Cup final where India took on Bangladesh. In 2016, India had decimated Bangladesh in the final (of the Asia Cup T20).

Q7. New Ambassador of India to Myanmar is?

Correct! Wrong!

Ambassador of India to Myanmar, Vikram Misri has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to China, according to the Ministry of External Affairs. Mr Misri, a 1989 batch IFS officer, is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

Q8. What is the name of the country’s largest news paper agency ?

Correct! Wrong!

Ravi, the publisher of The Hindu Group of Newspapers, unanimously elected Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI), the country’s largest news agency. Vijay Kumar Chopra, the chief editor of Punjab Kesari Group of newspapers, unanimously elected Vice Chairman of PTI.

Q9. World Heart Day takes place on which day?

Correct! Wrong!

World Heart Day takes place on 29th September every year and is the World Heart Federation‘s and the world’s biggest platform for raising awareness about cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke. It was launched in 2000 by the World Heart Federation as an annual event

Q10. The first corn festival of the country is being held in which place?

Correct! Wrong!

In Madhya Pradesh, the first corn festival of the country is being held in Chhindwara. The festival is one of a kind international event

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