Sep 19, 2018
CURRENT AFFAIRS 19/09/18
Centre committed to develop Varanasi as gateway to Eastern India, says PM Modi
Vice President Naidu to meet Romanian leaders in Bucharest; Two countries to sign a number of MoUs
- Vice President is visiting this country at a time when the two countries are completing 70 years of establishment of their diplomatic relations.
- This visit is an excellent opportunity to further strengthen the bilateral economic, commercial and political relation between two countries.
Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary: President Kovind launches logo and web portal
- President Ram Nath Kovind today launched the logo and the web portal for the commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, at Rashtrapati Bhawan today.
- The Logo Branding will be done in Trains, Air India aircrafts, State Roadways Buses, Government websites, Government advertisements besides Public Sector Undertakings.
- The designs of the logo with the colour guide are available on the website of https://gandhi.gov.in.
- salient features of the new web portal are to identify visitors from different geography and serve them personalized information
- According to an official release, the two year long celebrations from 2nd October, 2018 to 02nd October, 2020 will be held across the country and all over the globe to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
North Korea agrees to dismantle main nuclear site
- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon if the United States takes corresponding measures.
Sebi approves new KYC norms for FPIs
- The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved new KYC norms for foreign portfolio investors.