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Today's Event – 9th September 2021

  • 1739 – Stono Rebellion, the largest slave uprising in Britain's mainland North American colonies prior to the American Revolution, erupts near Charleston, South Carolina.

  • 1776 – The Continental Congress officially names its union of states the United States.

  • 1791 – Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, is named after President George Washington.

  • 1839 – John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph.

  • 1892 – Amalthea, the third closest and fifth found moon of Jupiter is discovered by Edward Emerson Barnard.

  • 1939 – Burmese national hero U Ottama dies in prison after a hunger strike to protest Britain's colonial government.

  • 1940 – George Stibitz pioneers the first remote operation of a computer.

  • 1947 – First case of a computer bug being found: A moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.

  • 1948 – Kim Il-sung declares the establishment of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).

  • 1956 – Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time.

  • 1991 – Tajikistan declares independence from the Soviet Union.

  • 1993 – Israeli–Palestinian peace process: The Palestine Liberation Organization officially recognizes Israel as a legitimate state.

  • 1994 – Space Shuttle program: Space Shuttle Discovery is launched on STS-64.

  • 2009 – The Dubai Metro, the first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula, is ceremonially inaugurated.

  • 2012 – The Indian space agency puts into orbit its heaviest foreign satellite yet, in a streak of 21 consecutive successful PSLV launches.

  • 2015 – Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom.

National Events- 

  •  Scientists are researching more about other covid variants apart from Delta 

  •  43k cases reported in India has been reported in 24 hours related to covid-19

  •  Trials for vaccine delivery in Telangana via drones begins today

  •  PM Modi to head 13th BRICS summit today

  • The government allowed a 3-billion-dollar AirBus-TATA project for 56 military aircrafts

International Events- 

  •  Sydney to open pubs in mid-October despite covid pandemic 

  •  US President Joe Biden cautions that climate change is a code red threat

  •  60k Afghans brought to the US via evacuation

  •  Burglars vandalized Hindu temple in Swindon (UK) and stolen valuable artifacts

  • Afghans desperately waiting for flights to escape from Taliban

Job alerts-

  • MIDHANI Recruitment 2021 Jobs for Junior Assistant, Trainee, and other posts. Last date 18 September 2021

  • PFRDA Grade A Recruitment 2021 Jobs for Assistant Manager and other posts. Last date 16 September 2021

  • IGDTUW Recruitment 2021 Jobs for Teaching/Non-Teaching Group-A Posts and other posts. Last date 4 October 2021

  • CABS DRDO Recruitment 2021 Jobs for 20 Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Posts and other posts. Last date 01 October 2021

  • AIIMS Raipur Recruitment 2021 Jobs for 168 Faculty Posts and other posts. Last date 4 October 2021

Sports-

  •  Former Indian captain MS Dhoni appointed mentor for the T20 Cricket World Cup team

  •  IOC head Thomas Bach states that all Afghan players are out of Afghanistan

  •  Cricket Australia has stated that it won't host men’s team if women’s teams are not allowed to play

  •  Zimbabwe claims victory over Ireland in the first ODI match 

Technology-

  •  Google Workspace to bridge hybrid work gaps through tech innovation

  •  US FTC to scrutinize Big Tech’s small deals

  •  Microsoft warns Azure customers of a flaw that could be manipulated by hackers

  •  EdTech firm Lido enters the US and Canada

  • Blue Dart started drone vaccine trial delivery by today

Economy – 

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

  •  Sensex low at 58,203; Nifty down at 17,347.65

  •  Cognizant reached 95 million dollars settlement with the US for a lawsuit related to bribery with Indian officials

  •  PM Modi states that start-up culture is now vibrant in India

  • Wall Street drops show fear of economic growth at a slower rate

Environment –

  •  Light shower likely in Delhi today

Local –

  •  Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar states that the third wave is here

  •  Demand for Anganwadi increased in Bengaluru (Karnataka)

  •  West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee states that lack of vaccine acceptance is a travel barrier

  •  Rana Daggubati was interrogated by the ED in Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)

  • Odisha claims top ranking in reducing vaccine wastage

GK – 

In which city, Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav has launched the first functional Smog Tower of India?

[A] Delhi
[B] Varanasi
[C] Kolkata
[D] Lucknow

 

Which ministry has launched the PRANA portal?

[A] Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
[B] Ministry of Earth Sciences
[C] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
[D] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

 

Which state has appointed former SBI Chairperson Rajnish Kumar as its economic advisor?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Odisha
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Assam

 

Which state/UT has launched the ‘Business Blasters’ program?

[A] Sikkim
[B] Delhi
[C] Karnataka
[D] Maharashtra

 

Which ministry has launched the ‘Bujurgon ki Baat–Desh Ke Saath’ program?

 

[A] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[B] Ministry of Culture
[C] Ministry of Tourism
[D] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

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