Today's Event – 16th September 2021
1701 – James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.
1810 – With the Grito de Dolores, Father Miguel Hidalgo begins Mexico's fight for independence from Spain.
1863 – Robert College, in Istanbul, the first American educational institution outside the United States, is founded by Christopher Robert, an American philanthropist.
1880 – The Cornell Daily Sun prints its first issue in Ithaca, New York. The Sun is the United States' oldest, continuously independent college daily.
1908 – The General Motors Corporation is founded.
1959 – The first successful photocopier, the Xerox 914, is introduced in a demonstration on live television from New York City.
1961 – Pakistan establishes its Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission with Abdus Salam as its head.
1963 – Malaysia is formed from the Federation of Malaya, Singapore, North Borneo (Sabah),and Sarawak. However, Singapore is soon expelled from this new country.
1970 – King Hussein of Jordan declares war against the Palestine Liberation Organization, the conflict came to be known as Black September.
1975 – Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia.
1975 – Cape Verde, Mozambique, and São Tomé and Príncipe join the United Nations.
1975 – The first prototype of the Mikoyan MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.
1987 – The Montreal Protocol is signed to protect the ozone layer from depletion.
1990 – The railroad between the People's Republic of China and Kazakhstan is completed at Dostyk, adding a sizable link to the concept of the Eurasian Land Bridge.
1992 – Black Wednesday: The British pound is forced out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism by currency speculators and is forced to devalue against the German mark.
1994 – The British government lifts the broadcasting ban imposed against members of Sinn Féin and Irish paramilitary groups in 1988.
2014 – The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant launches its Kobani offensive against Syrian–Kurdish forces.
2019 – Five months before the COVID-19 stock market crash, an overnight spike in lending rates in the United States prompts the Federal Reserve to conduct operations in the repo market.
PM Modi urges people to share thoughts for September 26th, 2021
30k cases recorded in India in the last 24 hours
BJP workers from Chennai to hold prayers for PM Modi in Varanasi on his birthday
India to discuss terrorism in Afghanistan at SCO meet in which Pakistan and China will be a part of
As per road and transport minister Nitin Gadkari, the US to move the capital from China to India
Pakistani PM Imran Khan has stated that US President Joe Biden is a busy man after receiving no phone calls from him
Taliban leader Mullah Baradar named 100 Most influential people of 2021 by TIME magazine
Pakistan opened the Torkham border for Afghan refugees
Iran resumes commercial flights to Afghanistan
Ebola virus can trigger outbreaks even after five years of being infected
HPSC ADO Jobs for SDAO and other posts. Last date 6th October 2021
TISS Jobs for Non-Teaching and other posts. Last date 3rd October 2021
INOIS Jobs for project scientist, assistant, and other posts. Last date 22nd September 2021
Michael Holding announced retirement from commentary
Limited spectators to be allowed in IPL in UAE
Manchester City defeats RB Leipzig with 6-3 lead in the Champion’s League
Andy Murray loses in 2nd round at Rennes Challenger
Real Madrid’s late goal strike lands victory to Inter Milan
Awards and honors-
Raigad police to receive awards for duty on various parameters
Poovachal bags Nava Kerala Award 2021
Professor Moti Lal Madan selected for Vigyan Ratna Award
EA delays launch of Battlefield 2042 by a month
WhatsApp launches in-app business directory
Goldman Sachs to buy lender GreenSky for 2.24 billion dollars
YouTube has launched a feature of translating a comment into your own preferable language
First, all civilian crew launched from SpaceX
As per UN Reports, the Indian economy is estimated to grow at 7.2% in 2021
TCS is the 2nd Indian company to hit a 200 billion dollars market cap after Reliance
Finland eyeing business ties with eastern India
UAE aims 1 trillion dollars in activity with Israel in 2021
TATA Capital introduced digital loans against mutual funds where loans can be applied from Rs. 5 lakhs to Rs. 2 crores
5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Sichuan, China
34 school kids infected with covid-19 in Tamil Nadu
Factory on fire in Mayapuri in Delhi
Hathras gang-rape victim family in the worst condition in UP after 1 year of that incident
Andhra Pradesh recorded 1445 covid infections and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours
The business of kite makers in Kolkata hits low due to rainfall and covid-19
In which city, PM Modi has laid the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University?
On which date, Engineers Day 2021 was observed?
[A] September 14
[B] September 10
[C] September 15
[D] September 11
Recently, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched its account in which social media platform to counter fake news?
Recently, which airport has been declared as a Customs notified airport by The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs?
[A] Kangra Airport
[B] Pakyong Airport
[C] Swami Vivekananda International Airport
[D] Kushinagar Airport
Which organization has launched “Project Udaan” on the occasion of Hindi Diwas?
[A] IIT Guwahati
[B] IIT Bombay
[C] IIT Gandhinagar
[D] IIT Delhi