9th September 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of ninth September 2021 protecting the next information headlines: Cristiano Ronaldo, PRANA portal, Rajnish Kumar, Vatan Prem Yojana, Neeraj Chopra, HDFC Bank.

National News

1. Union Minister Bhupender Yadav inaugurates PRANA portal

  • Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav launched a portal named PRANA, for the regulation of air air pollution in 132 cities throughout the nation.
  • PRANA stands for Portal for Regulation of Air air pollution in Non-Attainment cities. The portal (prana.cpcb.gov.in) will help monitoring of bodily in addition to the monetary standing of metropolis air motion plan implementation and disseminate data on air high quality to the general public.
  • The cities which come underneath the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) can be lined. Apart from this, the Union Minister additionally devoted the primary useful smog tower of India, put in in Anand Vihar in New Delhi to the nation.

State News

2. Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya Resigns

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  • Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya has introduced her resignation from the place on September 08, 2021, nearly two years earlier than finishing her time period, citing private causes.
  • The 64-year-old Baby Rani Maurya was appointed because the Governor of Uttarakhand in August 2018, succeeding Krishan Kant Paul. Prior to changing into the governor of Uttarakhand, she served because the mayor of Agra in Uttar Pradesh, from 1995 to 2000.

3. AP Govt. appoints former SBI Chairperson Rajnish Kumar as financial advisor

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  • The Andhra Pradesh authorities has appointed Rajnish Kumar as its financial advisor. A former SBI chairman, Rajnish Kumar’s tenure within the cupboard rank place is for 2 years.
  • Rajnish Kumar who had retired as SBI chairman in October 2020, is an impartial non-executive director on the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation. He joined SBI as a Probationary officer in 1980.
  • The appointment comes amid the rising issues over the state’s monetary state of affairs which has been badly hit by the Covid pandemic, even because the opposition has been important over the sops and freebies being distributed by the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led state authorities. Rajnish Kumar’s appointment is predicted to assist the state authorities steer via the financially powerful juncture.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Andhra Pradesh Governor: Biswabhusan Harichandan;
  • Andhra Pradesh Chief minister: Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy;
  • Andhra Pradesh Capitals: Visakhapatnam (govt capital), Kurnool (judicial capital), Amaravati (legislative capital).

4. Gujarat govt launches Vatan Prem Yojana

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  • The Government of Gujarat introduced, that it plans on enterprise public welfare initiatives price Rs. 1,000 crores collectively with non-resident Gujaratis by December 2022.
  • The initiatives can be underneath the state authorities’s ‘Vatan Prem Yojana’. The Yojana was launched in Gujarat specializing in rural growth via public and state contributions.
  • The state authorities will undertake numerous rural growth initiatives and actions.
  • This scheme can be undertaken with 40% state authorities’s contribution and 60% contribution from most people.
  • The state authorities has invited Non-Resident Gujaratis and NRIs are additionally invited to contribute.
  • This scheme goals to offer them with a possibility to vary their love for the nation into service for the nation. This scheme goals at making the agricultural areas self-reliant. It is a crucial step within the holistic growth of villages.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Gujarat Chief Minister: Vijay Rupani;
  • Gujarat Governor: Acharya Devvrat.

Appointments News

5. Tata AIA Life names Neeraj Chopra as model ambassador

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  • Tata AIA Life Insurance has introduced the signing of a multi-year model partnership with Indian athlete and Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, as its model ambassador.
  • This affiliation additionally marks the very first model partnership to be signed with the champion javelin thrower, submit his historic win on the current Tokyo Olympics.
  • Neeraj Chopra carefully embodies Tata AIA’s imaginative and prescient of enabling desires and provoking more healthy and happier lives and its core worth of ardour for excellence. He has persistently set excessive benchmarks and pioneered change via dedication to his sport.
  • Over the subsequent few years, Neeraj will help Tata AIA’s efforts in providing options to its customers throughout the nation.

6. Centre appoints G.S Pannu as Officiating ITAT President

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  • The Central Government has appointed G.S. Pannu as President of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal. G. S. Pannu is presently a Vice-President, ITAT, New Delhi and can be Officiating President of ITAT with impact from September 6, 2021, until the appointment of standard President.
  • Mr. Pannu was born on 01 Aug 1962 at Hoshiarpur (Punjab), he’s a C.A and joined Government Service 14 September 2000. Presently posted as Vice-President at ITAT, New Delhi. Before becoming a member of ITAT, practised as a Chartered Accountant at New Delhi from 1986-2000.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • India’s Income Tax Appellate Tribunal was arrange on 25 January 1941.

Agreements News

7. HDFC Bank companions with NSIC to offer credit score help to MSMEs

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  • HDFC Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) for offering credit score help to the micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector.
  • The branches of HDFC financial institution will lengthen help to the MSME initiatives within the areas they’re situated in and to different vital industrial sectors throughout the nation. Under this, the nation’s largest personal sector financial institution may even present MSMEs with a set of specially-tailored schemes to reinforce their competitiveness.
  • National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), is an ISO 9001:2015 licensed Government of India Enterprise underneath the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Headquarters of HDFC Bank: Mumbai, Maharashtra;
  • MD and CEO of HDFC Bank: Sashidhar Jagdishan;
  • The tagline of HDFC Bank: We perceive your world.

Banking News

8. RBI removes lending curbs on UCO Bank

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  • Reserve Bank of India has taken public sector lender UCO Bank out of the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework on enchancment in monetary and credit score profile.
  • This choice provides the financial institution extra freedom for lending, particularly to companies and develop the community, topic to prescribed norms.
  • The Kolkata-based lender was positioned underneath PCA in May 2017 on account of excessive Net Net-Performing Assets (NPAs) and adverse Return on Assets (RoAs).
  • Following UCO Bank’s exit, two banks — Indian Overseas Bank and Central Bank of India — stay underneath PCA. The central financial institution makes use of the PCA framework to rein in banks which have breached sure regulatory thresholds in dangerous loans and capital adequacy.
  • PCA entails curbs on high-risk lending, setting apart extra money on provisions and restrictions on administration wage.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • UCO Bank Headquarters: Kolkata;
  • UCO Bank MD and CEO: Atul Kumar Goel;
  • UCO Bank Founder: Ghanshyam Das Birla;
  • UCO Bank Founded: 6 January 1943.

9. Karnataka Bank launches POS machine ‘WisePOSGo’

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  • The Karnataka Bank has launched an all-in-one Point-of-Sales (POS) swiping machine dubbed as ‘WisePOSGo’, for its service provider clients to course of enterprise funds.
  • The personal sector lender has rolled out this POS machine in collaboration with Mswipe Technologies Pvt Ltd.
  • The introduction of ‘WisePOSGo’ is one more step within the course of increasing the digital cost infrastructure within the nation and promote a cashless economic system.
  • WisePOSGo is a compact, light-weight and user-friendly machine, designed to maintain in view the precise cost-centric necessities of the financial institution’s MSME clients.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Karnataka Bank Headquarters: Mangalore;
  • Karnataka Bank CEO: Mahabaleshwara M. S;
  • Karnataka Bank Founded: 18 February 1924.

Economy News

10. S&P Global Ratings Projects India’s GDP for FY22 at 9.50%

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  • S&P Global Ratings has revised India’s progress forecast and now expects the economic system to develop 9.5 per cent in 2021-22 (FY22) and 7.0 per cent in 2022-23 (FY23).
  • India’s exterior place may be very robust and that is fairly supportive of India’s sovereign ranking although we now have had this deterioration in fiscal place concurrently.
  • India is predicted to submit robust financial progress within the coming quarters, at the same time as inflation, led by meals costs, is prone to stay elevated.

Summits and Conferences News

11. India to host G-20 summit in 2023

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  • India will maintain the G20 presidency from December 1, 2022, and can convene the G20 leaders’ summit in 2023 for the primary time.
  • Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Minister has been appointed as India’s Sherpa for the G20 in 2023 (18th version). A sherpa is a diplomat who undertakes preparatory work previous to a summit convention.
  • The 2021 version of the G20 meet can be held in Rome, Italy. The 2022 G20 meet can be held in Bali, Indonesia.

Sports News

12. Guinness World Records recognise Ronaldo for many targets scored

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  • Portuguese captain Cristiano Ronaldo has damaged the world report for many targets scored in males’s worldwide soccer. Ronaldo surpassed Iranian striker Ali Daei’s long-held report of 109 worldwide targets by scoring a brace in opposition to Ireland in a World Cup Qualifier.
  • Ronaldo at 36 years of age is now a Guinness world report holder of most worldwide targets of all time with 111 targets.
  • The Guinness world e-book of data has recognised Cristiano Ronaldo as a world report breaker for essentially the most targets scored in worldwide soccer (soccer) matches scored by an particular person (male).

Books and Authors News

13. A e-book titled “Gita Govinda: Jaydeva’s Divine Odyssey” by Utpal K. Banerjee

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  • Union Minister of Culture Shri Kishan Reddy Gangapuram has launched a e-book titled “Gita Govinda: Jaydeva’s Divine Odyssey” authored by Dr Utpal K. Banerjee. The e-book is the first-ever fully-rhymed translation of the e-book GeetaGovindam by nice Twelfth-century poet Jayadeva.
  • Union Minister additionally launched a programme named ‘BujurgonkiBaat–DeshKeSaath’ that goals at enhancing the interplay between the youth and the elder individuals who’re 95 years and above and thus have spent round 18 years in India earlier than independence.

Important Days

14. International Day to Protect Education from Attack: 09 September

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  • International Day to Protect Education from Attack is noticed globally on ninth September. In proclaiming the International Day to Protect Education from Attack to be celebrated for the primary time in 2020.
  • The function of the day is to boost consciousness relating to the significance of safeguarding colleges as locations of safety and security for college students and educators and the necessity to preserve training on the high of the general public agenda.
  • The day was established by a unanimous choice of the UN General Assembly, calling on UNESCO and UNICEF to boost consciousness of the plight of hundreds of thousands of youngsters dwelling in international locations affected by battle. The decision proclaiming the Day was introduced by the State of Qatar and co-sponsored by 62 international locations.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • UNESCO headquarters: Paris, France.
  • UNESCO Head: Audrey Azoulay.
  • UNESCO Founded: 16 November 1945.
  • UNICEF Executive Director: Henrietta H. Fore.
  • UNICEF Founded: 11 December 1946.
  • UNICEF Headquarters: New York, United States.

Miscellaneous News

15. India’s tallest air air purifier tower put in in Chandigarh

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  • India’s tallest air purification tower has been inaugurated within the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The tower has been put in on the initiative of the Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee (CPCC) at Transport Chowk, Sector 26, by Pious Air Pvt Limited.
  • This is the best air air purifier tower of the nation and covers an space of round a 500-metre radius and is 24-metre-high. The purification tower will clear 3.88 crore cubic ft of air from the encompassing atmosphere.
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