Sunday, September 16, 2018

Current Affairs 15th September 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 15th September
Dear Students, We are sharing important daily current affairs updates of 15th September 2018, Saturday. Its very useful for upcoming bank and ssc exams.

Points to Note:
*Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic release commemorative stamps on Nikola Tesla and Swami Vivekananda in Belgrade, Serbia.

*Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya's birthday is celebrated on 15 September as Engineer's Day. Fondly referred to as Sir MV, M Visvesvaraya was a world-renowned civil engineer who was a master of irrigation design. He was also referred to as the father of engineers by many.

*The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ Movement, to boost nationwide public participation in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, and catalyse the fulfilment of Bapu’s dream of a Clean India.

*India and Serbia signed agreements on cooperation in plant protection and plant quarantine and on-air services, following the talks between Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.

*The International Day of Democracy is observed globally on 15th September. It provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. The theme for IDD is 'Democracy under Strain: Solutions for a Changing World'.

*Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani presented ‘Shilp Guru’ and National Award to Master craft persons at a function held at Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. Eight ‘Shilp guru’ and 25 National awards were presented for the year 2016.

*Former Indian Hockey Captain Sardar Singh Announces Retirement from international hockey. He made the decision after a disappointing Asian Games where India failed to defend their title and had to settle for a Bronze medal.

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