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 22nd 2018 includes News summary on current events of Days, International, National, Banking, Sports, Awards, Appointments, Science, Obituaries importance of September 22nd 2018.
On September 22 Rose Day is observed on all over the world every year who are battling cancer. The purpose of celebrating Rose Day is to make cancer patients become strong to face the disease with spirit and will power.Key Highlights:
Healthy diet , Avoid smoking and alcohol , Regular exercise ,less sun exposure to sunlight will prevent the cancer.
It is observed in the memory of 12-year-old Melinda Rose from Canada, who was diagnosed with Askin’s Tumour, which is a rare form of blood cancer. One way in which we can cut down on cancers such as lung cancer, is by reducing the passive smoke that we inhale.
On September 22 During Jan Ashirwad Yatra Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan laid the foundation stone of developmental projects worth Rs 84.66 crores in Chhindwara’s Parasia townKey Highlights:
Union Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal also attended the yatra assured that four mines in Chhindwara and two in Betul will be opened soon.Also he assured these six mines will make employment for thousands of youths.
Goyal announced that Coal India Limited (CIL) will build a stadium for the youths in Chhindwara to showcase their skills to honor the players who achieved the Indian contingent at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.
On September 22, To mark the end of “Naropa Festival” total of 299 women dressed up in traditional Ladakhi wedding attire danced together making it to the Guinness World Records and declared the dance performance as the “Largest Ladakhi Dance”Key Highlights:
Celebrated every 12th year of the Tibetan calendar, the Naropa festival, also known as the ‘Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas.’
The women wore Peraks, turquoise headgears and performed the Shondol to Ladakhi music at the Hemis Monastery in the Himalayas. Shondol is a traditional dance performed for the king on special occasions.
During the end of five-day festival Tsering Ladol being honored with the Himalayan Hero award. Ladol was the first Ladakhi girl to scale Mount Everest in 2005.
The festival, which started on September 16, celebrated the life and teachings of Buddhist scholar - saint Naropa with traditional dance and musical performances.
Tibetan Buddhist painting on a cloth depicting a deity or a mandala which the monastery touted as “The Largest Silk Embroidered Brocade of Buddha” in India.
The award was conferred to Master Sonam Lundup, for his dedication in the field of education.
Olthang Nimoo, for his contribution in the field of art.
On September 21, Jharkhand government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Insurance Company Ltd to provide medical facilities to the people of the state under the Centre’s flagship health scheme”Ayushman Bharat Yojana”Key Highlights:
This MoU became quality and timely medical treatment to the citizens.
The Scheme will benefit 57 lakh families in the state who will be provided health insurance upto Rs.5 Lakh to get best possible medical treatment.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch this scheme from Ranchi.
Arunachal introduces ‘Smart e-Public Distribution System’, developed by Madras Security PrintersKey Highlights:
Arunachal Pradesh becomes the first State in North East India to introduce Smart e-Public Distribution System (e-PDS) a solution developed by the Madras Security Printers, a company specializing in system integration and solutions for e-governance projects.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Prince Dhawan introduced the Smart Ration Cards (SRCs)
It provides centralized online real-time electronic PDS to improve efficiency in supplying commodities to the beneficiaries.
Department of Food & Civil Supplies (DFCS) will be able to use technology to monitor and control their complete supply chain, plan operations, get analytical information and MIS reports and ensure that the citizens are benefited.
On 21st September 2018, Meghalaya cabinet approved the final draft of the State Education Policy, 2018, after 46 years of Statehood, that aims to address issues related to the Education Sector.Key Highlights:
This policy has the learner as the focal point. It covers broad areas like vision, overall goal, goals for the Development of early Childhood care and Education (ECCE), Elementary, Secondary, Higher Secondary and Teacher Education.
The policy also addresses the problem of having different categories of schools and teachers in Meghalaya.
In March 2017, a 24-member Task Force was constituted to finalize the Meghalaya State Education Policy.
After incorporating suggestions, the task force submitted the draft to the education department on 30 July 2018.
National Parks in Meghalaya: Balphakram National Park
India to Host The Women’s Boxing World ChampionshipsKey Highlights:
The Women’s Boxing World Championships, to be hosted by India after more than a decade, will be held from November 15-24, 2018, in New Delhi. The teams will have to be in the national capital by November 13, with the competition starting two days later.
The marquee tournament was last held in India in 2006 and remains the best for the country in terms of performance. India had topped the medal tally with four gold, three silver and one bronze medal.
Men’s World Championship 2019: Sochi (Russia)
India will host the Men’s World Championship for the first time in 2021.
Assamese movie ‘Village Rockstars’ is India’s official entry for Oscars 2019Key Highlights:
On 21st September 2018, Film Federation of India (FFI) announced that, Assamese movie “Village Rockstars” has been selected to represent India in the Best Foreign Language category at the 91st Academy Awards 2019.
This announcement was made by SV Rajendra Singh Babu, Chairman, Selection Committee for Oscar Award, FFI. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on 24th February 2019.
“Village Rockstars” features Bhanita Das in the lead role. It was directed by Rima Da.
It had won the Best Feature Film trophy at the 65th National Film Awards. It had also received Best Child Artist, Best Location Sound Recordist and Best Editing awards.
Hindi film Newton was India’s official submission to the Oscars last year.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang Has Passed AwayKey Highlights:
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang died aged 61 at a military hospital in the capital Hanoi following a period of illness.
Quang was appointed the president, a largely ceremonial role, in April 2016, and served alongside Vietnam's de facto leader Communist Party Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Before that, he served as minister of public security.