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When is the International Day of Democracy observed across the world?
International Day of Democracy is observed on 15 September across the world.
The theme for 2018 is 'Democracy under Strain: Solutions for a Changing World'. The
United Nations General Assembly observed Democracy day for the first time in 2008. This
day provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world.
Where in India will the first pet park, to match international standards for pets, be
developed and certified by the Kennel Club of India?
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation set up first-ever exclusive 'pet park' at
Hyderabad. It is reportedly the first park in India to be developed to match international
standards for pets, and to be certified by the Kennel Club of India. The park has an
exclusive play area for dogs, training and play equipment, an amphitheatre, a separate
enclosure for small and big dogs.
Which company recently launched India's first 205T Electric powered Generate Rear Dump Truck (Product BH205-E)?
Eyerovtuna can send real-time videos of ships and other underwater structures to help with
their repair and maintenance. It was handed over to the Naval Physical and Oceanographic
Laboratory (NPOL) of DRDO. Eyerovtuna was developed by EyeROV Technologies which
is a Kochi-based Startup.
How much money the Reserve Bank will spend to purchase government securities (G-secs) on September 19, 2018?
The Reserve Bank will purchase government securities (G-secs) worth Rs 10,000
crore on September 19, 2018. The move is aimed at inducing liquidity in the system. The purchase of the government securities will be done through Open Market Operations
(OMO). The RBI proposes to purchase G-secs having five different maturity dates.
Which of the following has signed two agreements with the NITI Aayog and BSNL to speed
up its Country Digital Acceleration programme in India?
Cisco has signed two agreements with the NITI Aayog and Bharat Sanchar Nigam
Limited (BSNL) to speed up its Country Digital Acceleration programme in India. Cisco is a
U.S.-based firm which makes networking telecommunications equipment. Cisco has made
over 25 strategic investments in growth stage companies in India.
To address stigma attached to which disease, the Supreme Court
passed a slew of direction in September 2018?
On September 14,2018 Supreme Court issued a slew of directions to end century old stigma attached to Leprocy patients. The directions were given by three-judges SC bench headed by Chief Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud.
Which Union Ministry launched the Chiller Star Labelling Program on September 14, 2018?
The Union Ministry of Power on September 14, 2018 launched the Chiller Star Labelling
Program. The aim is to encourage the deployment of Energy Efficient chiller systems in the
country. The program has been formulated by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE).
By which year India seeks to attain the goal of ‘End of AIDS’?
The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) released the report HIV Estimations 2017
in New Delhi on September 14, 2018. The HIV Estimations 2017 is the 14th round in the
series of HIV Estimations under National AIDS Control Programme (NACP). The report
indicated that there is no place for complacency as country move forward on ambitious goal
of attaining the ‘End of AIDS’ by 2030.