Monthly Archive: September 2018

Latest and Top Ten National and International News – 1 September 2018.

Today’s Fuel rate: Del: P 78.52 D 70.21 Kol: P 81.44 D 73.06 Mum: P 85.93 D 74.54 Chn: P 81.59, D 74.19

CVC directed all banks, insurance Cos, Govt dept, rotate employees in sensitive posts to check fraud

Asian Games2018: Boxer Panghal in final, women settle for hockey silver, 3Medals in Sailing, Total 65

2 Indians Bharat Vatwani & Sonam Wangchuk among Ramon Magsaysay Award winners

People tend to assume girl is always victim, study shows teenage boys report more dating violence

UK Study: Emails sent during commute should count as working hours, analyzed 5000people, 54% sent

Apple’s Secretive Self-Driving Car Rear-Ended On US Expressway, Company confirms the accident

19 rescued by IAF choppers from an island in Arunachal’s swelling Siang, 4 chose to stay behind

Banks serving summons to defaulters through WhatsApp, emails over Bombay HC ruling, HDFC sent 241

After tit-for-tat abductions, all 11 relatives of J&K police released by militants, Cops release militants kin

In a 1st, Govt to collect data on OBCs in 2021 census, has been collecting data on SC/ST since 1951

SC defers hearing on Article 35A to January after Union Govt warns of security issue in J&K

SC Judge reveals attempt made to influence her in ongoing case relating to Hotel Royal Plaza

400 army officers approach SC challenging criminal cases being filed against in insurgency-hit areas

HRD sanctions 164Cr for self-defence training in schools to enhance safety & security of girls

Q1 GDP print at 8.2%: Economic expansion to stay steady, but capital formation crux for future growth

India’s fiscal deficit reaches 86.5% of full-year target in 4 months: Rs 5.4TN in April-July period

Mumbai Airport inducts 1st of kind advanced emergency passenger evacuation vehicle for all aircraft

Astronauts use gauze/sealant to complete temporary repair to leak, drop in air pressure in Space Station

With 940 Foreign Service officers, India has most understaffed diplomatic corps of any country

In its 115th meeting India, Pakistan agree on official visits to both sides of Indus basin to resolve issues

$2BN external commercial borrowings maturing; Re crash leaves 60 firms at risk in 6months

To tap into India’s increasing demand for utility vehicles, Hyundai readying half a dozen UVs 5Lac -40Lac

India’s oxytocin(Used in labour pain) ban delayed by a month as Delhi HC hears cases against it

SBI: Banks have to "abort" lending to infrastructure projects, especially to the power sector

At 1st town hall meeting, 18K Vodafone employees told to use size, become strongest, stiff competition

UN Says Situation At ‘Boiling Point’ In Moria Refugee Center, Calls On Greece to Take Action

EU Announces 35MN Euro Aid Package To Help Venezuelan Migrant Crisis

Iran moves missiles to Iraq in warning to enemies, exacerbate tensions b/w Tehran & Washington

Australia unveils robot “RangerBot” submarine that kills starfish to protect Great Barrier Reef

US: 60% disapproved of Trump’s job performance, over numerous attack on Mueller & Jeff Sessions

People’s Vote seeks to sway EU newspapers with ‘blind Brexit’ poll, support for 2nd referendum grows

India vs Eng: Pujara hits brilliant century, India just ahead 273, Kohli 2nd fastest to reach 6K runs

Today’s Word – *Ibex* – Wild mountain goat with recurved horns.