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Today's Event – 6th September 2021

  • 1492 – Christopher Columbus sails from La Gomera in the Canary Islands, his final port of call before crossing the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.

  • 1522 – The Victoria returns to Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain, the only surviving ship of Ferdinand Magellan's expedition and the first known ship to circumnavigate the world.

  • 1642 – England's Parliament bans public stage-plays.

  • 1803 – British scientist John Dalton begins using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements.

  • 1870 – Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally after 1807.

  • 1901 – Leon Czolgosz, an unemployed anarchist, shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.

  • 1943 – The Monterrey Institute of Technology is founded in Monterrey, Mexico as one of the largest and most influential private universities in Latin America.

  • 1946 – United States Secretary of State James F. Byrnes announces that the U.S. will follow a policy of economic reconstruction in postwar Germany.

  • 1962 – The United States government begins the Exercise Spade Fork nuclear readiness drill.

  • 1965 – India retaliates following Pakistan's Operation Grand Slam which results in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 that ends in a stalemate followed by the signing of the Tashkent Declaration.

  • 1966 – Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, the architect of apartheid, is stabbed to death in Cape Town, South Africa during a parliamentary meeting.

  • 1968 – Swaziland becomes independent.

  • 1972 – Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day.

  • 1991 – The Soviet Union recognizes the independence of the Baltic states Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

  • 1991 – The Russian parliament approves the name change of Leningrad back to Saint Petersburg. The change is effective October 1, 1991.

  • 1995 – Cal Ripken, Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that had stood for 56 years.

  • 1997 – The Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. Well over a million people lined the streets and 212 billion watched around the world on television.

  • 2007 – Israel executes the airstrike Operation Orchard to destroy a nuclear reactor in Syria.

  • 2018 – Supreme Court of India decriminalized all consensual sex among adults in private, making homosexuality legal on the Indian lands.

National Events-

  • 16k covid samples sent for genome testing and covid variants in India

  • 38k new covid cases and 219 deaths recorded in India in the last 24 hours

  • Shiv Sena accuses Javed Akhtar of comparing RSS with Taliban; demands apology from Akhtar himself

  • PM Modi planning to interact with health workers in Himachal Pradesh today

  • As per reports, India has administered more vaccinations than all the G7 nations combined in Europe

International Events-

  • Howard University officially renamed fine arts building after late alumnus Chadwick Boseman

  • As per sources, Pakistan activated satellite air bases near Afghan and Indian air borders

  • Taliban asked former armed forces for a merging with the new one

  • Iran condemned strong offensive of Taliban over Panjshir Valley

  • Children returning to schools after 18 months of the pandemic

Job alerts-

  • JNU Jobs for Personal Assistant and other posts. Last date 4th October 2021

  • OSSC Jobs for Officers and other posts. Last date 8th October 2021

  • NHM Parbhani Jobs for staff nurse, technician, assistant, and other posts. Last date 15th September 2021

  • GMDRS Jobs for Royalty Inspector, Surveyor, and other posts. Last date 14th September 2021

  • MSETCL Jobs for an electrician and other posts. Last date 16th September 2021


  • World cup qualifier match between Brazil and Argentina suspended over covid breach

  • India finishes at 24th rank with 19 medals at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

  • Germany and Spain won at World Cup qualifiers

  • Team India in jeopardy after coach Ravi Shastri tested positive with covid

  • Uruguay defeats Bolivia with 4-2 lead in World Cup qualifiers

Awards and honors-

  • Jasprit Bumrah nominated for ICC Player of the Month

  • Anand Kumar of Super 30 awarded 'Sarabhai Teacher Scientist National Honorary Award 2021'


  • Qualcomm to supply chips for Renault electric vehicle

  • Tech shares are now leading the European stock market

  • Xiaomi becomes top wearable brand after Apple

  • SpaceX all civilian-mission to launch on September 15th, 2021

  • Lenovo launched IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro at Rs. 77,990

Economy –

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

  • Sensex high at 58,395; Nifty high at 17,399

  • Maruti Suzuki increases prices of vehicles by 1.9%

  • Reliance Retail to launch stores to sell ethnic wear to people of that niche

  • Rupee falls at 4 paise to 73.06 against the USD

Environment –

  • Flash floods destroy over 380 houses in Nepal

Local –

  • Vaccination first dose to enter Hyderabad in the coming future 

  • Rs. 493 crores allotted to Tripura for tribal development

  • 21 lakh vaccines administered in 4 days in Rajasthan

  • 2600 children lost their parents to covid 19 in Uttarakhand

  • Nashik (Maharashtra) tightens security after receiving threats to blow up the railway station

GK –

Exercise Bright Star is a multinational military exercise held in which country?

[A] India
[B] Japan
[D] Egypt


India, along with which country has announced a $1.2 billion packages for finance to Asia’s Green Growth?

[C] Switzerland
[D] China


‘Patrakar Kalyan Kosh’ is a scheme for journalists, implemented in which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Haryana
[D] Chhattisgarh


“University of Health Sciences Bill” has been passed by the assembly of which state?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Odisha
[D] Karnataka


Where was the World Stamp Exhibition ‘Philanippon 2021’ held?


[A] China
[B] Malaysia
[C] Taiwan
[D] Japan