Today's Event – 15th September 2021
1440 – Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serial killers, is taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by Jean de Malestroit, Bishop of Nantes.
1530 – Appearance of the miraculous portrait of Saint Dominic in Soriano in Soriano Calabro, Calabria, Italy; commemorated as a feast day by the Roman Catholic Church 1644–1912
1789 – The United States "Department of Foreign Affairs", established by law in July, is renamed the Department of State and given a variety of domestic duties.
1816 – HMS Whiting runs aground on the Doom Bar.
1820 – Constitutionalist revolution in Lisbon, Portugal.
1821 – The Captaincy General of Guatemala declares independence from Spain.
1830 – The Liverpool to Manchester railway line opens; British MP William Huskisson becomes the first widely reported railway passenger fatality when he is struck and killed by the locomotive Rocket.
1915 – The Empire Picture Theatre (now The New Empire Cinema),the oldest running cinema in mainland Australia, opens in Bowral, New South Wales.
1935 – The Nuremberg Laws deprive German Jews of citizenship.
1935 – Nazi Germany adopts a new national flag bearing the swastika.
1944 – Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet in Quebec as part of the Octagon Conference to discuss strategy.
1948 – The F-86 Sabre sets the world aircraft speed record at 671 miles per hour (1,080 km/h).
1952 – The United Nations cedes Eritrea to Ethiopia.
1954 – Marilyn Monroe's iconic skirt scene during filming for The Seven Year Itch is shot
1959 – Nikita Khrushchev becomes the first Soviet leader to visit the United States.
1962 – The Soviet ship Poltava heads toward Cuba, one of the events that set into motion the Cuban Missile Crisis.
1967 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.
1968 – The Soviet Zond 5 spaceship is launched, becoming the first spacecraft to fly around the Moon and re-enter the Earth's atmosphere.
1971 – The first Greenpeace ship departs from Vancouver to protest against the upcoming Cannikin nuclear weapon test in Alaska.
1978 – Muhammad Ali outpointed Leon Spinks in a rematch to become the first boxer to win the world heavyweight title three times at the Superdome in New Orleans.
1981 – The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
1981 – The John Bull becomes the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world when the Smithsonian Institution operates it under its own power outside Washington, D.C.
2000 – The Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, are opened in Sydney, Australia.
2001 – During a CART race at the Lausitzring in Germany, former Formula One driver Alex Zanardi suffers a heavy accident resulting in him losing both his legs
2020 – Signing of the Bahrain–Israel normalization agreement occurs in Washington, D.C., normalizing relations between Israel and two Arab nations, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain
India to increase nuclear power to reduce carbon footprints in the next 10 years
21k new covid cases recorded in India in the last 24 hours
Former CM of Tripura Manik Sarkar says that Tripura is a base for BJP to establish a fascist regime
India and UK to talk about free trade agreements by November 2021
National level kho-kho player killed in UP after resisting rape from a labourer
US president Joe Biden denies that Xi Jinping turned down the offer to attend the meeting
Pakistan PM Imran Khan spoke with Russian PM Vladimir Putin regarding the Afghanistan issue
The UK to offer covid-19 booster jabs to people above 50 years of age
China imposes lockdown on a local basis as covid-19 cases are on the rise
The water crisis in the Middle East could lead to the conflict in major regions
Gurdaspur Court Jobs for Stenographer Grade 3 and other posts. Last date 22nd September 2021
BPCL Jobs for Apprentice and other posts. Last date 24th September 2021
NIDMP Jobs for Assistant, Warden, Superintendent and other posts. Last date 30th September 2021
JNU Non-Teaching Jobs for a personal assistant and other posts. Last date 4th October 2021
KMLM Jobs for apprentice and other posts. Last date 30th September 2021
Record 600 coaches and athletes applied for sports awards and honours
Pele transferred out of intensive care unit after tumour treatment
Manchester United learned that Cristiano Ronaldo’s role cannot be enough to win the Champion’s League
Afghan female footballers reach Pakistan by evading Taliban
Awards and honours-
Goa announced 10 names for a higher education award
iPhone 13 launched in India with a price range from Rs.69k to Rs. 1.79 lakhs
Microsoft to buy back shares worth 60 billion dollars
Massachusetts to investigate T-Mobile data breach
The cybercrime rate increased in Australia due to covid-19
Realme working on a phone with a 2k display and fast charging
Nifty at a record high at 17,641.50; Sensex high at 58,579.86
Petrol at Rs. 101.19; diesel at Rs. 88.62
China’s economy suffers as Delta variant of covid-19 disrupts trade
MNC tech centres in India to recruit 2 million people in India by 2025
Litecoin price falls after Walmart debunks fake news of the partnership
As per IMD, more rainfall is about to occur in India
More women vaccinated than men in 4 districts of Rajasthan
Only 0.35% of fully vaccinated people in Mumbai (Maharashtra) were infected with covid
Calcutta University to extend PG admission deadline by two days
103 fresh cases of covid-19 recorded in Puducherry
Rs. 1k crore allotted by Rajasthan Government for road repairs
Person in News –
Hammer throw world record holder Yuriy Sedykh dies at age 66
PayNow, with which India has announced the linking of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI),is a payment interface of which country?
Who has won the Italian Grand Prix 2021?
[A] Max Verstappen
[B] Daniel Ricciardo
[C] Lando Norris
[D] Lewis Hamilton
Which country has commenced the world’s biggest trial of a blood test where they will detect more than 50 types of cancer?
[D] the United Kingdom
Which organization along with Infosys has entered into a multi-year strategic engagement with Ausgrid to accelerate its cloud transformation journey?
[D] NITI Aayog
Eminent writer Aziz Hajini who passed away recently belonged to which state/UT?
[B] Jammu and Kashmir
[C] Himachal Pradesh