10 September 2018 Current Affairs
G-20 Labour & Employment Ministers’ meeting
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, led a delegation to Mendoza, Argentina for the G-20 Labour& Employment Ministers’ Meeting.
Amitabh Chaudhry appointed CEO & MD of Axis Bank
Axis Bank announced that Amitabh Chaudhry has been appointed as its managing director & CEO. Mr. Chaudhry, the MD & CEO of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company at present, will take the charge at India’s third largest private sector bank after incumbent Shikha Sharma steps down. Mr. Chaudhry, 54, has been associated with HDFC Life since January 2010.
Hima Das made first ever Sports Ambassador of Assam
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal confirmed that Indian Athlete Hima Das will be named as the first ambassador of the State. The announcement came after Hima Das recently become the first Indian woman to win gold in tarck event at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Chamipionships in France. She won gold in 400 m event.
ISRO unveils space suit for 2022 mission
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) displayed a space suit for mission ‘Gaganyaan’ at the 6th edition of Bengaluru Space Expo. The orange-colored prototype space suit is developed at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram.
RBI slaps Rs 1 cr fine each on UBI, BoI, Maharashtra Bank
The Reserve Bank in three separate releases said it has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore each on the three banks of Union Bank of India (UBI), Bank of India and Bank of Maharashtra. The penalty has been imposed taking into account delay on the part of the bank to detect and report fraud in an account, it said.
Naomi Osaka beats Serena Williams to win U.S open
Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam title after she registered an emphatic win over Serena Williams in the finals of the U.S Open. Osaka got off to an aggressive start in the first set, breaking the six-time U.S Open champion twice.
India Blue win Duleep Trophy
India Blue thrashed defending champion India Red by an innings and 187 runs in the final to win the Duleep Trophy. The Duleep Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket competition played in India. It is named after Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji.