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Today's Event – 11th September 2021               9/11 World Trade Centre Attack Remembrance 

  • 1792 – The Hope Diamond is stolen along with other French crown jewels when six men break into the house where they are stored.

  • 1830 – Anti-Masonic Party convention; one of the first American political party conventions.

  • 1852 – Outbreak of Revolution of September 11 resulting in the State of Buenos Aires declaring independence as a Republic.

  • 1903 – The first race at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wisconsin is held. It is the oldest major speedway in the world.

  • 1921 – Nahalal, the first moshav in Palestine, is settled as part of a Zionist plan of creating a Jewish state, later to be Israel.

  • 1941 – Construction begins on The Pentagon

  • 1971 – The Egyptian Constitution becomes official.

  • 1980 – A new constitution of Chile is established under the influence of then Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, which is subject to controversy in Chile today.

  • 1982 – The international forces that were guaranteeing the safety of Palestinian refugees following Israel's 1982 Invasion of Lebanon leave Beirut. Five days later, several thousand refugees are massacred in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps by Phalange forces.

  • 1997 – NASA's Mars Global Surveyor reaches Mars.

  • 1997 – After a nationwide referendum, Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament within the United Kingdom.

  • 2001 – The September 11 attacks, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks killing 2,977 people using four aircraft hijacked by 19 members of al-Qaeda. Two aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, a third crashes into The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania

  • 2007 – Russia tests the largest conventional weapon ever, the Father of All Bombs.

  • 2011 – The National September 11 Memorial & Museum opens on the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

National Events- 

  •  India asked Australia to ease rules for students

  •  PM Modi meets Australian ministers and defence officials

  •  India, Australia, Japan and the US to begin the naval drill

  •  Congress shows the confidence of winning 100 sits in UP

  • 33k cases and 308 deaths recorded in India of covid 19 in the last 24 hours

International Events- 

  •  US President Joe Biden calls for unity on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

  •  China has reported new 35 covid 19 cases

  •  Russia and the US cooperate against terrorism on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

  • US Army hosts Afghan refugees at Texas base 

  • NATO takes probe to resolve the Afghanistan issue

Job alerts-

  • INCOIS Jobs for project scientist, assistant and other posts. Last date 22nd September 2021

  • CRID Haryana Jobs for drone pilots and other posts. Last date 30th September 2021

  • Bank of Maharashtra Jobs for new job roles and other posts. Last date

  • Indian Navy Jobs for SSCO and other posts. Last date 5th October 2021

  • BHU Group Jobs for Non-Teaching and other posts. Last date 30th September 2021

Sports-

  •  Rafael Nadal recovering after treatment on a foot injury

  •  On the verge of surpassing Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic is still not in the heart of tennis fans

  •  Cristiano Ronaldo’s efforts resulted in a victory of Manchester United against Newcastle

  •  New Zealand to play cricket for the first time in 18 years in Pakistan

  • India-England Fifth 2021 Test match cancelled 

Technology-

  •  Amazon teased of latest Kindle device updates

  •  Apple iPhone 13 launched to be broadcasted on Flipkart

  •  The First 5G cloud gaming was conducted as a demo by Airtel

  •  China tells Tencent and Alibaba to open platforms for each other

  • IT firm Cognizant plans to hire 30,000 freshers and 1,00,000 laterals this year

Economy – 

  •  Petrol at Rs. 101.19; diesel at Rs. 88.62

  •  Sensex low at 58,203.86; Nifty low at 17,347.65

  •  Indian government wants Tesla to start production in India

  •  As per reports, the Big Tech giants have been accused of war profiteering since 2004

  • As per the survey, urban unemployment will be around 10.3% during October-December in FY 2021

Local –

  •  32-year-old woman raped and dies due to iron rod in Maharashtra; many calling it a resemblance to the infamous 2012 Nirbhaya Delhi Rape case

  •  Bidar, Chikkaballapura, Gadag, Haveri, Ramanagara and Yadgir of Karnataka has been reported zero covid cases

  •  Over 1100 banned cough syrups seized by police in West Bengal

  •  2 crore covid vaccines have been administered in Assam

  • 3 school children tested positive with covid in Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

GK – 

Which date in September is celebrated as the Himalayan Diwas?

[A] September 9
[B] September 10
[C] September 11
[D] September 12

 

With which country, India has partnered to launch the Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind?

[A] Canada
[B] France
[C] Denmark
[D] Japan

 

Which ministry has launched Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2021?

[A] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
[B] Ministry of Rural Development
[C] Ministry of Minority Affairs
[D] Ministry of Jal Shakti

 

Who has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction for the fantasy novel Piranesi?

[A] J. K. Rowling
[B] Susanna Clarke
[C] Sudha Murty
[D] Michelle Obama

 

Which date in September is observed as World Suicide Prevention Day?

 

[A] September 11
[B] September 10
[C] September 9
[D] September 12

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