Current Affairs 8th Sep. 2018

Current Affairs 8th Sep. 2018

International Literacy Day 2018 observed globally

The Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) organized a panel discussion on the occasion of International Literacy Day. The panel was headed by chief guest HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and the guest of honor, Upendra Kushwaha.

Global Mobility Summit: PM Modi pitches for investments in e-vehicles manufacturing

The Prime Minister pitched for investment in the manufacturing of electric vehicles and the required charging infrastructure. He stated that the common public transport must be the cornerstone of mobility.

PM Narendra Modi to launch Swachhata hi Seva Campaign

The Swachhata hi Seva Campaign 2018, a Jan Andolan for Swachhata, will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 15. The SHS campaign will be observed in the run-up to the 4th anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission on October 2.

ISRO unveils space suit, crew model for Gaganyaan Mission

The orange-colored prototype space suit was developed by the ISRO over the past two years at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. The suit can hold one oxygen cylinder, allowing an astronaut to breathe in space for 60 minutes.

India, France sign implementation agreement on ‘Mobilise Your City’

India and France have signed an implementation agreement on ‘Mobilise Your City’ (MYC) in New Delhi to support three Indian cities in their efforts to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions related to urban transport. The initiative is a part of an international initiative and was launched at 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) meeting in December 2015.

 

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