Current Affairs-September current affairs - on this day in history, economy, international, national, sports updated on Oct 2021

Current Affairs

Current Affairs - September 2020-22 September Current Affairs

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

  • 2003 Concorde retired from service
  • 1966 World’s first tidal power station opens in France
  • 1965 France launches Astérix

 

NATIONAL

 

  • 10th Commonwealth Youth Parliament being held at the Delhi Assembly from November 25 to 27
  • ‘Hemant Karkare: A Daughters Memoir’, book written by Jui Karkare Navare, released
  • AP govt. launches citizen helpline 14400 for corruption-related complaints
  • Guru Ghasidas National Park to become Chhattisgarh’s fourth ‘tiger reserve’ after Achanakmar, Udanti-Sitanadi and Indravati: CM Bhupesh Baghel
  • Indian Navy to host multi-nation military drill ‘Milan 2020’ in March: MoS for Defence Shripad Naik
  • Army Chief General Bipin Rawat meets Vietnam’s Chief of the General Staff General Phan Van Giang in Delhi
  • The Indian Railways Institute of Financial Management (IRIFM) inaugurated in Hyderabad
  • Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launches CLSS (Credit Link Subsidy Scheme) Awas Portal
  • This portal will enable people seeking to avail housing subsidy under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY)-Urban to track their applications.

 

ECONOMY

 

  • Public sector banks collected Rs 1,996.46 crore in the minimum balance penalty in 2018-19: Govt.
  • Subhash Chandra resigns as chairman of Zee Entertainment Enterprises
  • Sundram Fasteners Chairman Suresh Krishna wins CII’s ‘Quality Ratna’ award

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women observed on November 25, theme: ‘Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape’
  • French luxury group LVMH to buy New York jeweller Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion; LVMH known for its Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Bulgari brands

 

SPORTS

 

  • Hosts Spain beat Canada 2-0 in final at Madrid to win 2019 Davis Cup Tennis title; Roberto Bautista Agut and Rafael Nadal won singles matches
  • India’s Lakshya Sen wins men’s singles title at Scottish Open Badminton in Glasgow
  • Asian Archery Championships in Bangkok: India’s Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das win bronze in mixed team recurve

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