Current Affairs : 01-09-2018 in English


  • The National Mission on Government e Marketplace (GeM) will be launched by the Chief Ministers during - September 6 to October 15, 2018.
  • On September 7-8, NITI Aayog will organise ‘MOVE: Global Mobility Summit’ in - New Delhi
  • The Ministry of Environment has announced this policy with the aim of reducing emissions through forestry - National REDD + Policy India.
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development will provide Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARRIA) to - Higher educational institutions.


  • The 6th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meeting was held in - Singapore.
  • 8th Colombo Defence Seminar deliberated on the theme - Security in an era of Global disruptions.
  • Exercise ‘KAKADU 2018' is organized in - Australia.


  • India and Asian Development Bank have signed $346 Million loan agreement to improve over 400 kilometers of State highways in the state of – Karnataka.


  • In Asian Games 2018, winner of Men's 1500 meter running - Jinson Johnson (India).
  • Chief coach of IPL's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Gary Kirsten (South Africa).
  • In Asian Games 2018, women’s 4x400m relay team event winner - India.

Person In News

  • Sri Lankan Prime Minister - Ranil Wickremsinghe.
  • Head of NGT’s 3-member committee to decide mining company Vedanta's plea, challenging closure of its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin - Tarun Aggarwal.

General Knowledge

  • Government e-market (GeM) launched in year - 2016.
  • NITI Aayog - National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog.
  • First Indian Law Commission in Independent India - 1955 (for 3 year).
  • The United Nations Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (or UN-REDD Programme) created in - 2008.
  • Members of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) - Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam (10 ASEAN members) and India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand (free Trade agreement partner).
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) located at Mandalung (Philippines) established in year - 1966.
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