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Get System Time and Date in C++

This program gets system time and date in C++.

//How to get system time in C++.
#include <iostream>
#include <ctime>

using namespace std;

int main( )
// current date/time based on current system
time_t now = time(0);

// convert now to string form
char* dt = ctime(&now);

cout << "The local date and time is: " << dt << endl;

// convert now to tm struct for UTC
tm *gmtm = gmtime(&now);
dt = asctime(gmtm);
cout << "The UTC date and time is:"<< dt << endl;
return 0;
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