8th September 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of eighth September 2021 overlaying the next information headlines: Atmanirbhar Bharat corners, Shikshak Parv-2021, International Road Federation, EXIM Bank, Behler Turtle Conservation Award.

National News

1. TRIFED and MEA to arrange Atmanirbhar Bharat corners

  • Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, is establishing an Atmanirbhar Bharat nook in 75 Indian Missions/ Embassies the world over within the subsequent 3 months.
  • The first such Atma Nirbhar Bharat nook was efficiently inaugurated at Indian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand on August 15, 2021.
  • Apart from this, TRIFED can even be establishing Atmanirbhar corners in 75 embassies of overseas nations arrange in India.
  • The 75 nations embrace Jamaica, Ireland, Turkey, Kenya, Mongolia, Israel, Finland, France, and Canada, Singapore, Russia, the US, Indonesia, Greece and Cyprus amongst others.
  • The nook will likely be an unique area to advertise GI tagged tribal artwork and craft merchandise apart from pure and natural merchandise.
  • TRIFED can even be establishing Atmanirbhar corners in 75 embassies of overseas nations in India.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Minister of Tribal Affairs: Arjun Munda;
  • TRIFED was established on the sixth of August 1987.

2. PM Modi inaugurates Shikshak Parv-2021

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the “Shikshak Parv-2021” and addressed the inaugural conclave by means of a video convention.
  • The theme of ‘Shikshak Parv-2021’ is “Quality and Sustainable Schools: Learnings from Schools in India”.
  • The occasion was organised by the Ministry of Education, will proceed to be celebrated from September 07 to 17, 2021.
  • The goal of the Shikshak Parv-2021 is to encourage revolutionary practices to make sure not solely continuity of schooling in any respect ranges however to enhance high quality, inclusive practices and sustainability within the faculties throughout the nation as effectively.

International News

3. Yoshihide Suga to step down as Japan’s prime minister

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  • Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga would step down, setting the stage for a brand new premier after a one-year tenure marred by an unpopular COVID-19 response and quickly dwindling public help.
  • Suga, who took over after Shinzo Abe resigned final September, citing unwell well being, has seen his help rankings sink to under 30% because the nation struggles with its worst wave of COVID-19 infections forward of a normal election this 12 months.
  • Suga’s determination to not run in a ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) election in September means the social gathering will select a brand new chief, who will change into prime minister.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Japan Capital: Tokyo;
  • Japan Currency: Japanese yen;

Appointments News

4. Satish Parekh appointed as International Road Federation India president

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  • Ashoka Buildcon Managing Director and promoter Satish Parekh has taken over because the president of the India Chapter of the International Road Federation (IRF).
  • The governing council of the International Road Federation unanimously endorsed Satish Parakh as President, IRF-IC. He takes over from Subhmay Gangopadhyay, former director of Central Road Research Institute.
  • The Geneva-based international highway security physique IRF is working for higher and safer roads worldwide.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • International Road Federation Founded: 1948;
  • International Road Federation Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.

5. Harsha Bhupendra Bangari turns into new MD of EXIM Bank

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  • The authorities has appointed Harsha Bhupendra Bangari as the brand new Managing Director (MD) of the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank). Before this Bangari was posted as deputy managing director at EXIM Bank.
  • She has been appointed for a interval of three years or till additional orders of the federal government. He will change the incumbent MD David Rasquinha, who was appointed for 5 years on July 20, 2014.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Export-Import Bank of India Founded: 1 January 1982;
  • Export-Import Bank of India Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Defence News

6. Indian Navy’s aviation wing honoured with prestigious President’s Colour award

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  • President Ram Nath Kovind has awarded the President’s Colour to the Indian Naval Aviation at a ceremonial parade held on the INS Hansa base close to Panjim in Goa. The president was given the guard of honour by the Indian Navy on the event.
  • The President’s Colour is the best honour bestowed on a navy unit in recognition of its distinctive service to the nation.
  • The Indian Navy was the primary amongst the Indian Armed Forces to be awarded the President’s Colour on 27 May 1951 by Dr Rajendra Prasad, the then President of India.
  • Subsequent recipients of the President’s Colour within the Navy embrace Southern Naval Command, Eastern Naval Command, Western Naval Command, Eastern Fleet, Western Fleet, Submarine Arm, INS Shivaji and the Indian Naval Academy.

Awards News

7. Namita Gokhale honoured with seventh Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award

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  • Writer Namita Gokhale has been chosen because the recipient of the seventh Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award. She was conferred upon the honour not too long ago in a digital ceremony.
  • She is a co-founder and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival, Gokhale additionally mentors Himalayan Echoes and the Kumaon Festival of Literature and the Arts.
  • The award was organised by a collective of ladies professionals from the 12 months 2015, the annual award honours Yamin Hazarika, the primary lady from Northeast India to be chosen for DANIPS, a federal police service that administered Delhi and the Union Territories in 1977.

8. Ramesh Narayan to be inducted into AFAA Hall of Fame

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  • Indian promoting doyen Ramesh Narayan will likely be inducted into the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) Hall of Fame at AdAsia 2021.
  • The AFAA Hall of Fame units out to recognise one of the best of the easiest. It’s for individuals who’ve outlined a era of promoting.
  • Ramesh has been honoured with AAAI Lifetime Achievement Award, the International Advertising Association Global Champion Award, the Public Relations Society of India Special Award, the Association of Business Communicators of India Lifetime Achievement Award, and an induction into the Hall of Fame of the India chapter of the IAA.

9. Indian biologist Shailendra Singh wins international award in turtle conservation

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  • Indian biologist Shailendra Singh has been awarded the Behler Turtle Conservation Award for bringing three critically endangered turtle conservation species again from the brink of extinction.
  • Shailendra Singh was named to guide the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA)/ Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) India turtle programme.
  • The award has been bestowed by a number of international our bodies concerned in turtle conservation corresponding to Turtle Survival Alliance, IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, Turtle Conservancy, and Turtle Conservation Fund.
  • The Behler Turtle Conservation Award was established in 2006 to recognise excellent achievements, contributions and management excellence in worldwide turtle conservation and biology.

Ranks and Reports News

10. Bank of Baroda tops the MeitY Digital Payment Scorecard for 2020-21

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  • Bank of Baroda, introduced that the financial institution has Ranked #1 with a complete of 86% marks on the scorecard issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for the month of February and March 2021.
  • The scorecard ranks 44 banks (Public Sector Banks, Private Banks, Foreign Banks, Payments Banks, Small Finance Banks) on varied parameters on the digital enterprise. In the identical interval final 12 months, BOB was rated “Average” by Meity, which has now been upgraded as “Good”.

Important Days

11. International Literacy Day: 08 September

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  • International Literacy Day is noticed globally on eighth September yearly. The day unfold consciousness concerning the significance of literacy for people, communities, and societies and the necessity for intensified efforts in the direction of extra literate societies.
  • The theme of fifty fifth International Literacy Day is Literacy for a human-centred restoration: Narrowing the digital divide.
  • The eighth of September was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO in 1966 to remind the worldwide neighborhood of the significance of literacy for people, communities and societies, and the necessity for intensified efforts in the direction of extra literate societies. It was celebrated for the primary time in 1967.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • UNESCO headquarters: Paris, France.
  • UNESCO Head: Audrey Azoulay.
  • UNESCO Founded: 16 November 1945.

Obituaries News

12. Rajni Kaul, the primary News Broadcaster for BBC Hindi passes away

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  • Rajni Kaul who was the first News Broadcaster for BBC Hindi handed away in Faridabad, Haryana. She was 93.
  • She was not solely the primary lady to affix BBC Hindi as a workers member however she additionally turned the primary lady to learn a information bulletin in Hindi on the community in 1961. She was well-known for her programme Indradhanush.

13. Former Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju Passes Away

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  • Former Union well being secretary Keshav Desiraju has handed away, because of “acute coronary syndrome”. Desiraju was the grandson of former president Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. He was the 1978 batch IAS officer from the Uttarakhand cadre.
  • He was identified for his contributions to psychological well being and neighborhood healthcare. He was the architect of India’s psychological healthcare act of 2017.

Miscellaneous News

14. Chandigarh Railway Station licensed five-star ‘Eat Right Station’

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  • The Chandigarh Railway Station(CRS) was awarded a 5 star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification for offering high-quality, nutritious meals to passengers.
  • The certification was awarded by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) upon the conclusion of the FSSAI-empanelled third-party audit company. CRS was chosen to improve on the sample of the World Class Railway Station.
  • The certification is a part of the ‘Eat Right India’ movement- a large-scale effort by FSSAI to rework the nation’s meals system to make sure secure, wholesome and sustainable meals for all Indians.
  • According to IRSDC, Eat Right India adopts a even handed mixture of regulatory, capability constructing, collaborative, and empowerment approaches to make sure that our meals is appropriate each for the folks and the planet.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Lt. Governors & Administrators of Chandigarh: Banwarilal Purohit.
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