Current Affairs is a type of broadcast journalism where the emphasis is on detailed analysis and discussion of news stories that have recently occurred or ongoing at the time of broadcast. The article Current Affairs September 1st 2018 includes News summary on current events of International, National, Banking, Sports, Awards, Appointments and Obituary importance of September 1st 2018.
Amit Panghal defeated reigning Olympic Champion Hasanboy Dusmatov from Uzbekistan 3-2 and won gold medal in Men’s 49kg Boxing.
India won silver medal in the women’s hockey event after it lost 1-2 to Japan in the final. Indian women’s hockey team won gold in the 1982 Asian Games. After that, they haven’t won a gold medal.
Pranab Bardhan and Shibnath Sarkar pair won gold medal in the men’s Pair Bridge event. They topped the points table in the men’s Pair Bridge event with 384 points. They both hail from Howrah, West Bengal.
India won silver medal in the women’s squash team event after they lost 2-0 to Hong Kong.
Government approves Indian Kho Kho team’s participation in 1st International ChampionshipKey Highlights:
Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has approved the participation of Indian Kho Kho team at the 1st International Kho Kho Championship in England from 1st to 4th September 2018.
This approval has been made by relaxing guidelines of the Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry, which specifies that sports disciplines like Kho Kho that are categorised as “Others” will not be eligible for financial support for participating in International events.
This decision has been made to support the growth of Kho Kho and will also lead to its future mainstreaming at the International level and inclusion in multi-disciplinary sporting events like the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Olympics, etc.
Mumbai neurosurgeon Dr B.K. Misra named for 2018 Dr B.C. Roy National awardKey Highlights:
Dr B.K. Misra from Mumbai has been named for 2018 Dr B.C. Roy National Award as an Eminent Medical Person of the Year.
Dr B.K. Misra is the Head of Department of Surgery and Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery at P.D. Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai.
He has achieved a lot of firsts like image guided aneurysm microsurgery and first doctor in South Asia to perform gamma knife radiosurgery. He is also the first doctor in India to perform awake craniotomy for brain tumours.