10th September 2018 Current Affairs


Ayushman Bharat call center inaugurated in Bengaluru

  • The Ayushman Bharat call center has been inaugurated in Bengaluru by CEO of Ayushman Bharat, Dr. Indu Bhushan.
  • The call center will run 24 hours a day and share information initially in English and Hindi.
  • Nine more regional languages will be added later.
  • Ayushman Bharat Yojana (or the National Health Protection Scheme) aims to create a healthy, capable and content India.

Former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan to head panel to select new CEA

  • The Union Government has appointed former RBI governor Bimal Jalan to head a panel tasked with selecting India’s next chief economic advisor (CEA).
  • This comes 2 months after CEA Arvind Subramanian resigned from office.

Triple jumper Arpinder Singh 1st Indian to win medal at IAAF Continental Cup

  • Triple jumper Arpinder Singh has become the first Indian to win a medal at the IAAF Continental Cup.
  • Singh won bronze at Ostrava in the Czech Republic.

SBI appoints Anshula Kant as Managing Director

  • State Bank of India (SBI) has appointed Anshula Kant as Managing Director of the state-run bank.
  • Kant has been appointed for a period of 2 years.
  • Prior to this, Kant was the bank’s Deputy Managing Director.
  • SBI now has four MDs: Anshula Kant, PK Gupta, DK Khara and Arijit Basu.

ONGC finds oil, gas reserves in MP, West Bengal; to open 2 new basins in India

  • Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has made oil and gas discoveries in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal.
  • This could lead to two new sedimentary basins in the country.

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