12th and 13th September 2021 Current Affairs
Daily Important GK Update of twelfth & thirteenth September 2021 overlaying the next information headlines: US Open 2021, Jeev Milkha Singh, In-SPACe, Sardardham Bhavan, Bhupendra Patel, World First Aid Day 2021.
1. PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardardham Bhavan
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Sardardham Bhavan in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, through video conferencing. He additionally carried out the “Bhoomi Pujan” of the Sardardham Phase-II Kanya Chhatralaya (ladies’ hostel) venture.
- Both these institutions are devoted to the “Iron Man of India,” Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The venture is developed by the Vishwa Patidar Samaj.
- The state-of-the-art Sardardham Bhavan offers separate hostel amenities to women and boys from rural areas who aspire for higher profession prospects.
- Phase I of the Sardardham Bhavan venture is constructed over an space of 11,672 sq. toes at an estimated value of Rs 200 crore, close to the Vaishnodevi circle within the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar border space. It will home 1,600 college students, together with 800 boys and 800 ladies.
- The Phase II of the Sardardham venture is anticipated to accommodate round 2,000 lady college students. The venture shall be constructed at the price of one other Rs 200 crore.
2. India’s largest open air fernery opened in Uttarakhand
- India’s largest open-air fernery has been inaugurated in Ranikhet of Uttarakhand. The new centre will serve the twin goal of ‘conservation of fern species in addition to ‘create consciousness about their ecological function and promote additional analysis.
- The fernery is house to numerous fern species, a few of that are endemic to the state, some maintain medicinal worth whereas some are threatened species that demand care and conservation.
- The Ranikhet fernery has round 120 various kinds of fern, spreads over 4 acres of land at an altitude of 1,800 metres.
- The facility has been developed below Central Government’s Compensatory Afforestation Management Funds Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) scheme, by the Research Wing of Uttarakhand Forest Department over a interval of three years.
Important notes for all competitive exams:
- Uttarakhand Founded: 9 November 2000;
- Uttarakhand Governor: Lt Gen Gurmit Singh;
- Uttarakhand Chief minister: Pushkar Singh Dhami;
- Uttarakhand Capitals: Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer).
3. BJP’s Bhupendra Patel named as new Gujarat Chief Minister
- Bhupendra Patel has been chosen as the brand new Chief Minister of Gujarat on the BJP legislature assembly. He is a BJP MLA from the Ghatlodia meeting seat in Ahmedabad. This comes after the resignation of Vijay Rupani from the submit of CM of Gujarat.
- Bhupendra Patel holds a diploma in Civil Engineering and has held positions in Patidar trusts and organisations, together with Sardar Dham and World Umiya Foundation, amongst others.
- He has been a standing committee chairman within the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and chairman of the Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA).
Important notes for all competitive exams:
- Gujarat Governor: Acharya Devvrat.
4. Yahoo Appoints Jim Lanzone as its new CEO
- The net service supplier, Yahoo has named Jim Lanzone as its new chief govt officer (CEO). He was at present serving because the CEO of the Dating app Tinder.
- Jim Lanzone will exchange Guru Gowrappan, to the submit of Yahoo CEO. As for Tinder, Renate Nyborg has been appointed as the brand new CEO of the courting app to interchange Lanzone.
5. Vijay Goel named as Vice Chairman of Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti
- Former Union Minister, Vijay Goel has been appointed because the Vice-Chairman of Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti (GSDS). It is the positioning of the Martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.
- Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti (GSDS) was shaped in September 1984 as an autonomous physique. It is functioning below constructive recommendation and monetary help from the Ministry of Culture. It is positioned in New Delhi.
- The Prime Minister of India is the Chairperson of Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti (GSDS). The goal of the Samiti is to propagate the life, mission and considered Mahatma Gandhi by way of numerous socio-educational and cultural programmes.
6. Pawan Goenka appointed chairperson of In-SPACe
- Former managing director of Mahindra & Mahindra Pawan Kumar Goenka has been appointed because the chairperson of the Indian National Space Promotion Authorization Centre (In-SPACe). During his R&D tenure in M&M, he led the event of the Scorpio SUV.
- IN-SPACe features as an unbiased nodal company below the Department of Space, Government of India. Goenka, an IIT alumnus, had been related to two main vehicle firms – General Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra – in his skilled profession that spanned over 4 many years. He retired because the MD of the corporate on April 1, 2021, after spending 27 years with the Mahindra Group.
7. Adobe appoints Prativa Mohapatra as India MD and VP
- US tech big Adobe has introduced the appointment of Prativa Mohapatra as vp and managing director for Adobe India.
- In this function, Mohapatra will lead Adobe’s India enterprise throughout Adobe Experience Cloud, Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Document Cloud, reporting to Simon Tate, Adobe’s president for the Asia Pacific (APAC).
Important notes for all competitive exams:
- Adobe CEO: Shantanu Narayen;
- Adobe Founded: December 1982;
- Adobe Headquarters: California, United States.
Summits and Conferences News
8. India-Australia holds inaugural 2+2 ministerial dialogue
- India and Australia are endeavor their first-ever 2+2 ministerial dialogue on the Hyderabad House in New Delhi.
- The high-level international and defence ministerial-level dialogue will additional ramp up the general defence and strategic cooperation between the 2 international locations, together with within the Indo-Pacific cooperation amid China’s rising army assertiveness within the area.
- The Indian delegation at inaugural ‘two-plus-two’ talks is being led by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with their Australian counterparts Marise Payne and Peter Dutton, respectively. India has a 2-2 Ministerial-level conferences framework with only a few international locations, together with the USA and Japan.
9. India’s first long-range nuclear missile monitoring ship INS Dhruv commissioned
- India’s first nuclear-missile monitoring ship, named INS Dhruv, has been commissioned from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
- The 10,00 tonnes satellite tv for pc and ballistic missile monitoring ship has been constructed by the Hindustan Shipyard Limited in collaboration with the DRDO and National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO).
- INS Dhruv is able to monitoring nuclear missiles at a protracted vary, which makes it helpful to supply early warning of assaults by ballistic missiles launched from Pakistan and China.
- India now joins an elite checklist of nations consisting of France, the US, the UK, Russia, and China, who possess and function such ships.
10. Susanna Clarke wins Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021
- Author Susanna Clarke gained the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel ‘Piranesi’. Novelist and Booker-winner Bernardine Evaristo chaired the Women’s Prize judging panel this yr.
- ‘Piranesi’ is narrated by a person dwelling in a labyrinthine, statue-filled home — alone aside from a customer generally known as the Other — that contains his complete universe. Susanna Clarke: English writer identified for her debut novel Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.
11. US Open 2021 Concludes: Complete List of Winners
- In the lads’s class, Daniil Medvedev has lifted his first Grand Slam trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 within the US Open males’s singles last on the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.
- In the ladies’s class, Great Britain’s tennis participant Emma Raducanu defeated Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez to win the 2021 US Open ladies’s singles last title.
Here is the Complete List of Winners in Different Categories:
|S. No.||Category||Winner||Runner Up|
|1.||Men’s Singles||Daniil Medvedev||Novak Djokovic|
|2.||Women’s Singles||Emma Raducanu||Leylah Annie Fernandez|
|3.||Men’s Doubles||Ram/Salisbury||Jamie Murray/Bruno Soares|
|4.||Women’s Doubles||Stosur/Zhang||Coco Gauff/ McNally|
|5.||Mixed Doubles||Krawczyk/Salisbury||Giuliana Olmos/Marcelo Arevalo|
12. Daniel Ricciardo wins Italian Grand Prix 2021
- Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren, Australian-Italian) has gained the Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2021 title held at Autodromo Nazionale Monza observe, Italy. This is the primary victory for McLaren in 9 years.
- Lando Norris got here second whereas Valtteri Bottas got here third within the F1 race. Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crash out of Italian Grand Prix 2021 attributable to collision.
13. Jeev Milkha Singh turns into first golfer in world to be granted Dubai Golden Visa
- Star Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh has change into the primary skilled golfer on the planet to obtain the celebrated 10-year Dubai Golden Visa in recognition of his excellent achievements within the sport.
- The 49-year-old Jeev has had a protracted affiliation with Dubai, having featured in a number of tournaments and making many buddies within the metropolis.
- Other sportspersons who’ve been granted the Golden Visa by Dubai embrace footballers Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba, Roberto Carlos, Luis Figo and Romel Lukaku, tennis famous person Novak Djokovic, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her husband and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Sanjay Dutt have additionally acquired their visas.
14. World First Aid Day 2021: 11 September
- World First Aid Day is noticed on the second Saturday of September yearly. In 2021 the day is being noticed on September 11, 2021. The day is an annual marketing campaign aimed toward selling the significance of first assist coaching and rising its accessibility to avoid wasting extra lives in a disaster.
- When an individual suffers from minor or severe harm or sickness, the primary and fast help given to the affected person is termed as ‘First Aid’. The theme for World First Aid Day 2021 is ‘First aid and road safety’, in line with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
15. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation: 12 September
- International Day for South-South Cooperation is noticed globally on twelfth September yearly. The day celebrates the financial, social and political developments made in recent times by areas and international locations within the south.
- It additionally highlights the UN’s efforts to work on technical cooperation amongst growing international locations.
- The historical past of the South-South cooperation begins in 1949 with the institution of the UN technical assist programme by the Economic and Social Council and the creation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1969.