i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on the two-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency, Varanasi. In the Visit, he flagged off remotely Varanasi-Vadodara country’s third Mahamana Express.
- Yogi Adityanath is the present CM of UP.
- Ram Naik is the present Governor of UP.
ii. The delivery of a submarine means that its trials are over and the Navy has accepted the boat. Commissioning is a ceremony that officially makes it part of the Navy’s fleet.
- Sunil Lanba is the Present CNS of Indian Navy.
ii. With this initiative, the state has become the first in the world to ply electric buses at an altitude of 13 thousand feet.
- The main objective behind the initiative is to curb carbon emission which is resulting in melting of glaciers in the Himalayas.
ii. The movie directed by Amit Masurkar, starring Rajkummar Rao, tells the story of a polling officer Newton Kumar who is bent on conducting free and fair elections in the conflict-ridden jungles of Chhattisgarh.
- This year’s Oscars will be held on March 4, 2018, in Los Angeles.
i. Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated the 6th edition of the four-day international textile and apparel fair, ‘VASTRA’ in Jaipur.
ii. FDI in textiles industry has tripled in 2016-17. Mudra Yojna has benefited the weaver’s community and their incomes have shown a tremendous increase within 60 days from the date of loan availed. Skill development has also enhanced the quality of placements in the textile industry.
ii. The agreement comes as Britain seeks to explore lucrative trade deals outside Europe, including energy-rich Gulf monarchies, after voting to leave the European Union.
- Riyadh is the Capital of Saudi Arabia.
ii. The final day of Uber’s licence will be on September 30. In London, Uber has faced criticism from unions, lawmakers and traditional black cab drivers over working conditions.
- Dara Khosrowshahi is the present CEO of UBER.
ii. She was 82. She was famous after the song “Baabuji dheere chalna…”.
ii. He was in his 90s and died of complications of pneumonia. Fighting mostly as a middleweight and known as the “Raging Bull” and “Bronx Bull”