3rd September 2018 Current Affairs

By | September 4, 2018
  1. The Nagaland government has declared the Singphan Wildlife Sanctuary as an elephant reserve making it the 30th reserve for jumbos in the country.
  2. England’s highest Test run-scorer Alastair Cook announced his retirement from International cricket.
  3. Sakshi Choudhary clinches the gold medal at World Youth Boxing Championship in Budapest
  4. Lewis Hamilton Wins Italian Grand Prix
  5. Census 2021 will for the first time collect data on Other Backward Classes (OBC), the Centre said. The decision to count the OBCs in the next Census was to get a correct perspective on the social status in the country.
  6. According to the UN’s tourism organization data, International tourist arrivals hit a record high in 2017 with India leading the growth in the South Asian region.
  7. Indian economy likely to grow at 7.4% in FY19: NCAER
  8. Justice Ranjan Gogoi is set to take over as the new Chief Justice of India on October 3, 2018. His name has been recommended for the post by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra to the government.
  9. US Army General Austin Miller has assumed command of the 41-nation NATO mission in Afghanistan following a handover ceremony.
  10. WPP Plc, the world’s largest communication services group, announced the appointment of Mark Read as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director (ED) to the company’s board with immediate effect. ​He has replaced Martin Sorrell.
Related:  1st Aug 2018: Current Affairs

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