Current Affairs for RRB Office Assistant Mains | 14th September 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Smartkeeda

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Justice Vikram Nath has recently been appointed as the chief justice of _______________.
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Who: Justice Vikram Nath
What: Appointed as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court
When: published on 8th September 2019

President of India has appointed Justice Vikram Nath as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.

The Collegium on 8th April, 2019 had recommended that Mr. Justice Vikram Nath, senior-most Judge from Allahabad High Court be appointed as Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. The said recommendation sent to the Government has been referred back for reconsideration for the reasons indicated in the file.

On reconsideration, after taking into consideration all relevant factors, the Collegium again recommended that Mr. Justice Vikram Nath be appointed as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.livelaw.in/news-updates/justice-vikram-nath-appointed-as-chief-justice-of-gujarat-high-court-read-notification-147891
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Which of the following Indian cricketers is launching “Rohit4Rhinos campaign” in partnership with WWF India and Animal Planet (wildlife channel) to spread awareness about the need for conservation of one-horned rhinos?
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Who: Indian cricket team’s star batsman Rohit Sharma
What: is launching “Rohit4Rhinos campaign”
When: published on 4th September 2019

India vice-captain Rohit Sharma is launching Rohit4Rhinos campaign, in partnership with WWF India and Animal Planet, to help build awareness for the need to conserve the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros or the Indian Rhino.

In a campaign launching on Animal Planet to commemorate World Rhino Day on September 22, Rohit pledges to do his bit to save the "vulnerable" species from extinction.

The Indian rhinoceros faces several threats, including poaching, habitat loss and mass mortality from in-breeding and disease.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.news18.com/cricketnext/news/rohit-sharma-launches-campaign-to-save-rhinos-in-india-2296733.html
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Name the person who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at 19th Annual Asian Achievers Awards 2019 in London.
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Who: Anil Agarwal
What: honoured with lifetime achievement award
When: published on 7th September 2019

Chairman of Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal has been given the lifetime achievement award at the 19th Annual Asian Achievers Awards.

At the ceremony held here on Friday, BBC News Economics Editor Faisal Islam was chosen for the media achievement award.

Deputy Mayor of London Rajesh Agrawal received the editor's award for public service.

Novelist Jeffrey Archer helped raise GBP 150,000 for India-based charity group Yuva Unstoppable in an auction at the awards night.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/anil-agarwal-honoured-with-lifetime-achievement-award-119090700878_1.html
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A two-day long Western Air Command, Commanders' Conference 2019 was recently held in _______________.
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Who: A two-day long Western Air Command, Commanders' Conference 2019
What: was held in New Delhi
When: published on 9th September 2019

A two-day long Western Air Command, Commanders’ Conference 2019 was held in New Delhi.

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa was the chief guest of the Conference.

The Conference witnessed the discussions on critical analysis of operational preparedness and training including measures to promote high utility of combat assets.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.tnpscthervupettagam.com/currentaffairs-detail/western-air-command-commanders%E2%80%99-conference-2019/
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Which of the following companies has recently been selected by RBI for developing mobile app for visually impaired?
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Who: RBI
What: selects vendor for developing mobile app for visually impaired
When: published on 8th September 2019

Moving ahead with its plan to enable visually impaired people identify currency notes, the Reserve Bank of India has selected a vendor to develop a mobile phone based application for them.

The RBI had told the Bombay High Court that an internet connection would not be required for its proposed mobile application which would help visually impaired people identify currency notes.

As many as 16 vendors had shown interest in developing the mobile phone based application and five made to "final ranking", said a RBI document.

Daffodil Software Pvt Ltd has been selected to develop the application, it added.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/rbi-selects-vendor-for-developing-mobile-app-for-visually-impaired/articleshow/71033520.cms

Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 14th September 2019

1. India announces one million dollar humanitarian aid for Bahamas.
(14th September 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers)

India has announced a humanitarian assistance of one million dollar to help people in the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian.

In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Raveesh Kumar said, India stands in solidarity with that country in this difficult time.

2. Malabar 2019 to start later this month.
(Latest Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 14th September 2019)

The trilateral maritime exercise, Malabar 2019, involving India, Japan, and the United States will start later this month.

This was stated in a joint statement by India and Japan as both of them emphasized that stability of the Indo-Pacific region is crucial for "ensuring prosperity" in the region,

The joint statement comes after the Japan-India Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue which was held on Monday between Defence Minister Rajnath and his Japenese counterpart Takeshi Iwaya.

3. The 24th World Energy Congress kicks off in Abu Dhabi.
(Important Current Affairs Quiz of 14th September 2019)

The World Energy Congress is the World Energy Council’s global flagship event offering a unique platform for global energy leaders to explore new energy futures, critical innovation areas, and new strategies.

As the flagship event of the World Energy Council, the triennial Congress is the longest-running energy event in the world.

Speaking at the opening press conference held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Industry, said “The United Arab Emirates is honoured to be hosting the Congress, which builds on and reflects the ambitious energy transformation that the country is going through at present.

“The 24th World Energy Congress’s theme of ‘Energy for Prosperity’ represents the ambitious and dynamic energy transition the UAE is going through at present,” added the minister.

4. India ranks 9th on Happiness among 28 global markets.
(Today’s Current Affairs Capsule of 14th September 2019)

According to a new global survey by Ipsos in India has ranked 9th in the pecking order on Happiness, among 28 nations polled.

Interestingly, markets with the highest prevalence of happiness are largely the developed nations, known for their citizen-centricity ; Australia and Canada tied at the top spot (at 86%) have emerged as the happiest nations of the world, followed by China (83%), Great Britain (82%), France (80%), US (79%), Saudi Arabia (78%) and Germany (78%)– these are the eight markets preceding India – and the survey shows that India is a notch below them  (at 77%).

So, which were the markets, lowest on the happiness sweepstakes? Argentina (34%), Spain (46%) and Russia (47%), emerged at the bottom of the heap, among the 28 markets.

5. President of India Inaugurates National Youth Summit.
(Important Current Affairs in Short of 14th September 2019)

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the National Youth Summit in New Delhi today (September 7, 2019), organised by the Youth Awakening Mission, a  youth wing of Paavan Chintan Dhara Charitable Trust, Ghaziabad.Speaking on the occasion, the President said that today's India is full of youth power. Our youth have  immense talent and energy. This talent and energy needs to be properly developed and utilized. Eight hundred million youth of our country, with their creative power, can  take India to new heights of progress and human civilization.The President said that we have to work for the betterment and welfare of ourselves, society and country.  The role of education is the most important in awakening the right vision and prudence to achieve this objective. He said that a self-reliant and nation-loving person can  contribute to nation-building by working in any field of life.

6. RBI selects vendor for developing mobile app for visually impaired.
(Top 10 Objective Current Affairs Quiz of 14th September 2019)

Moving ahead with its plan to enable visually impaired people identify currency notes, the Reserve Bank of India has selected a vendor to develop a mobile phone based application for them.

The RBI had told the Bombay High Court that an internet connection would not be required for its proposed mobile application which would help visually impaired people identify currency notes.

As many as 16 vendors had shown interest in developing the mobile phone based application and five made to "final ranking", said a RBI document.

Daffodil Software Pvt Ltd has been selected to develop the application, it added.

7. A two-day long Western Air Command, Commanders' Conference 2019 was held in New Delhi.
(Top 10 MCQs on Current Affairs of 14th September 2019)

A two-day long Western Air Command, Commanders’ Conference 2019 was held in New Delhi.

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa was the chief guest of the Conference.

The Conference witnessed the discussions on critical analysis of operational preparedness and training including measures to promote high utility of combat assets.

8. Anil Agarwal honoured with lifetime achievement award.
(Current Affairs and GK Questions of 14th September 2019)

Chairman of Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal has been given the lifetime achievement award at the 19th Annual Asian Achievers Awards.

At the ceremony held here on Friday, BBC News Economics Editor Faisal Islam was chosen for the media achievement award.

Deputy Mayor of London Rajesh Agrawal received the editor's award for public service.

Novelist Jeffrey Archer helped raise GBP 150,000 for India-based charity group Yuva Unstoppable in an auction at the awards night.

9. Indian cricket team’s star batsman Rohit Sharma is launching “Rohit4Rhinos campaign”.
(Top Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 14th September 2019)

India vice-captain Rohit Sharma is launching Rohit4Rhinos campaign, in partnership with WWF India and Animal Planet, to help build awareness for the need to conserve the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros or the Indian Rhino.

In a campaign launching on Animal Planet to commemorate World Rhino Day on September 22, Rohit pledges to do his bit to save the "vulnerable" species from extinction.

The Indian rhinoceros faces several threats, including poaching, habitat loss and mass mortality from in-breeding and disease.

10. Justice Vikram Nath Appointed as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.
(Latest Current Affairs PDF of 14th September 2019)

President of India has appointed Justice Vikram Nath as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.

The Collegium on 8th April, 2019 had recommended that Mr. Justice Vikram Nath, senior-most Judge from Allahabad High Court be appointed as Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. The said recommendation sent to the Government has been referred back for reconsideration for the reasons indicated in the file.

On reconsideration, after taking into consideration all relevant factors, the Collegium again recommended that Mr. Justice Vikram Nath be appointed as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.