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14th September 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of 14th September 2021 masking the next information headlines: Hindi Diwas, AFRICA FOOD PRIZE 2021, Medicine from the Sky, T20 World Cup, Millet Mission.

International News

1. Aziz Akhannouch elected as new PM of Morocco

  • Aziz Akhannouch has been appointed as the brand new Prime Minister of Morocco by the nation’s King Mohammed VI. Akhannouch’s National Rally of Independents (RNI) get together secured 102 out of the 395 seats within the parliament election, held on September 10, 2021.
  • Prior to this appointment, the 60-year-old was the Minister of Agriculture from 2007 to 2021.
  • The announcement got here after Akhannouch’s National Rally of Independents (RNI) get together triumphed in Wednesday’s parliamentary polls. The pro-business RNI managed to safe 102 out of the 395 seats in parliament, toppling the reasonable Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD), which received a paltry 13 seats.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Morocco Capital: Rabat;
  • Morocco Currency: Moroccan dirham;
  • Morocco Continent: Africa.

State News

2. Chhattisgarh govt launches ‘Millet Mission’ to develop into Millet Hub of India

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  • Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has introduced the launch of ‘Millet Mission’, which goals to supply correct worth charges to farmers for minor cereal crops.
  • The initiative can be a step in the direction of the Chief Minister’s imaginative and prescient for the state to develop into India’s millet hub.
  • To implement the mission, the state authorities has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR), Hyderabad and the collectors of 14 districts of the state.
  • Other essential advantages underneath the Millet Mission to farmers will embrace enter help for millet, procurement preparations, help farmers within the processing of crops and be sure that the farmers get the good thing about the experience of specialists.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • CM of Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel; Governor of Chhattisgarh: Anusuiya Uikey.

3. ‘Medicine from the Sky’ initiative launched in Telangana

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  • Civil aviation minister Jyotiradtiya Scindia has launched a primary of its variety “Medicine from the Sky” undertaking in Telangana. The undertaking has aimed toward transporting vaccines and different important merchandise to distant areas utilizing drones.
  • The Medicine from the Sky undertaking might be taken up on a pilot foundation in 16 inexperienced zones in Telangana and later scaled up on the nationwide degree primarily based on knowledge.
  • “This ‘Medicines from the Sky’ undertaking might be taken up in 16 inexperienced zones.
  • The knowledge might be analysed for 3 months.
  • Along with the well being ministry, IT ministry, state authorities and the Centre will collectively analyse the info and make a mannequin for the entire nation.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Telangana Capital: Hyderabad;
  • Telangana Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan;
  • Telangana Chief minister: K. Chandrashekar Rao.

4. Nuakhai Juhar harvest pageant celebrated in Odisha

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  • Nuakhai Juhar, the agrarian pageant of Western Odisha, was celebrated with spiritual fervour and custom. It is well known 1 day after the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi.
  • Nuakhai is a crop pageant celebrated by folks of Western Odisha and Southern Chhattisgarh, to welcome the brand new rice of the season. Nua means new and khai means meals. So, the pageant of nuakhai is a pageant to have fun newly harvested meals by the farmers.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Odisha: Naveen Patnaik and Governor is Ganeshi Lal.

5. Haryana topped in set up of photo voltaic pumps underneath PM-KUSUM

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  • Haryana has topped amongst all different states of the nation by way of set up of off-grid photo voltaic pumps underneath Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahaabhiyaan (PM-KUSUM), as per the info by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
  • Haryana has put in 14,418 pumps towards 15,000 sanctioned pumps for the 12 months 2020-21. Haryana was given a goal of 15,000 pumps for the 12 months 2020-21 with a complete value of Rs 520 crore.
  • The centrally-sponsored PM-KUSUM scheme was launched in 2019 with the goal to put in 20 lakh standalone photo voltaic pumps.
  • Under this scheme, farmers should bear 40 per cent of the pump’s value, whereas the central and state governments subsidize the remaining 60 per cent for photo voltaic pumps which have a capability of as much as 10 HP.
  • However, Haryana and another states have offered extra top-up on the subsidies, which has diminished the farmer’s share to lower than 25 per cent.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Haryana Capital: Chandigarh;
  • Haryana Governor: Bandaru Dattatraya;
  • Haryana Chief Minister: Manohar Lal Khattar.

Appointments News

6. Justice Venugopal appointed as appearing Chairperson of NCLAT

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  • Justice M. Venugopal has been named as the brand new Acting Chairperson of the appellate tribunal, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). This is the third time in a row that an Acting Chairperson is on the helm of the NCLAT, after the retirement of everlasting Chairperson Justice S J . Mukhopadhaya on March 14, 2020.
  • The NCLAT was constituted underneath Section 410 of the Companies Act, 2013 for listening to appeals towards the orders of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).
  • It can be an appellate tribunal for listening to appeals towards the orders handed by NCLT underneath the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), and by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).
  • It can be the appellate tribunal to listen to and eliminate appeals towards any route issued or resolution made or order handed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).

Summits and Conferences News

7. India and US launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue

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  • India and the United States of America (USA) have launched the “Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD)”. It will strengthen India-US bilateral cooperation on local weather and surroundings.
  • The dialogue was launched by Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Bhupender Yadav and Mr John Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate (SPEC) in New Delhi.
  • “Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD)” is without doubt one of the two tracks of the India-U.S. Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 partnership launched on the Leaders’ Summit on Climate in April 2021. The different monitor is Strategic Clean Energy Partnership.
  • CAFMD will reveal how the world can align swift local weather motion with inclusive and resilient financial improvement, considering nationwide circumstances and sustainable improvement priorities.

Science and Technology News

8. Skyroot Aerospace turns into first Spacetech startup to formally tie-up with ISRO

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  • A Hyderabad-based Space know-how startup, Skyroot Aerospace has develop into the primary non-public firm to formally enter into an settlement with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • The Framework MoU will enable the corporate to undertake a number of checks and entry amenities at numerous ISRO centres and avail the technical experience of ISRO for testing and qualifying their area launch car techniques and subsystems.
  • Skyroot, based by former ISRO scientists, is constructing the Vikram collection of rockets to hold small satellites into area.
  • The startup has already take a look at fired its stable propulsion rocket engine named Kalam-5, whose greater model will energy its rockets.
  • Skyroot Aerospace is constructing the Vikram collection of rockets to hold small satellites into area. The first launch car within the collection, Vikram-1 is scheduled to be launch in 2022.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • ISRO Chairman: K.Sivan;
  • ISRO Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka;
  • ISRO established: 15 August 1969.

Awards News

9. ICRISAT awarded “AFRICA FOOD PRIZE 2021”

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  • Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the Africa Food Prize for 2021 for enhancing meals safety in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The Tropical Legumes Project developed 266 types of improved legumes and half one million tons of seeds for a spread of legume crops, together with cowpeas, pigeon peas, chickpea, widespread bean, groundnut, and soybean.
  • The improved seeds benefitted over 25 million farmers in climate-resilient approaches and to manage pest outbreaks throughout the area. ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political public worldwide analysis organisation that conducts agricultural analysis for improvement in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a big selection of companions all through the world.

Sports News

10. IOC Suspends North Korea From Beijing Olympics

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  • North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on tenth Sept as punishment for refusing to ship a staff to the Tokyo Games citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • IOC president Thomas Bach mentioned the North Korean nationwide Olympic physique may even now forfeit cash it was due from the earlier Olympics. The unspecified quantity — doubtlessly tens of millions of {dollars} — had been withheld due to worldwide sanctions.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • International Olympic Committee Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • International Olympic Committee President: Thomas Bach.
  • International Olympic Committee Founded: 23 June 1894 (Paris, France).

11. MS Dhoni to mentor Indian staff for the T20 World Cup

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  • BCCI introduced that the previous India captain MS Dhoni will mentor the staff for the event, which might be performed in UAE and Oman in October and November. He introduced his retirement from worldwide limited-overs cricket on August 15, 2020.
  • Dhoni had final performed for India within the 2019 ICC World Cup semi-final towards New Zealand. Dhoni, who leads Chennai Super Kings, is a three-time IPL-winning captain and has introduced house three main ICC trophies — World T20, Champions Trophy and World Cup.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Secretary of BCCI: Jay Shah.
  • President of BCCI: Sourav Ganguly.
  • Headquarters of BCCI: Mumbai, Maharashtra; Founded: December 1928.

Books and Authors News

12. A e book titled ‘Human Rights and Terrorism in India’ by Subramanian Swamy

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  • A e book has titled ‘Human Rights and Terrorism in India’ authored by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy.
  • He has come out with a e book “Human Rights and Terrorism in India” which traces how the combating of terrorism may be harmonised with human and basic rights inside cheap restrictions which can be permitted by the Constitution and upheld by the Supreme Court. It is the thesis of this research that to discourage terror, India as a nation should foster an idea of id.
  • The launch of three dreaded terrorists in alternate for hijacked Indian Airlines passengers in Afghanistan’s Kandahar in 1999 is the “worst capitulation” to terrorists in India”s trendy historical past.

Important Days

13. Hindi Diwas celebrated on 14 September

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  • Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day is noticed yearly on 14 September to mark the recognition of Hindi as an official language of India. The language was adopted underneath Article 343 of the Indian Constitution. The first Hindi day was celebrated on 14th September 1953.
  • Later, Pt Jawaharlal Nehru introduced at the present time to be celebrated as Hindi Diwas within the nation.
  • There are 22 Scheduled languages of India, of which, two are formally used on the Union authorities of India degree: Hindi and English.
  • Hindi is the fourth most spoken language on the earth.
  • Hindi Divas is well known on 14 September as a result of, on at the present time in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script because the official language of the Republic of India.

Obituaries News

14. Former Union minister Oscar Fernandes passes away

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  • Veteran Rajya Sabha MP and former Union minister Oscar Fernandes has handed away. The senior Congress chief had served because the Union Cabinet Minister for Transport, Road and Highways and Labour and Employment, in Manmohan Singh’s UPA authorities.
  • He had served the Lok Sabha for 5 phrases and was the sitting member of the Rajya Sabha in his third time period. He was additionally the chairman of the Central Election Authority of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). He was a educated Kuchipudi dancer.
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