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Today's Event – 7th September 2021

  • 1228 – Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II lands in Acre, Israel, and starts the Sixth Crusade, which results in a peaceful restoration of the Kingdom of Jerusalem

  • 1695 – Henry Every perpetrates one of the most profitable pirate raids in history with the capture of the Grand Mughal ship Ganj-i-Sawai. In response, Emperor Aurangzeb threatens to end all English trading in India.

  • 1764 – Election of Stanis?aw August Poniatowski as the last ruler of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

  • 1776 – According to American colonial reports, Ezra Lee makes the world's first submarine attack in the Turtle, attempting to attach a time bomb to the hull of HMS Eagle in New York Harbor (no British records of this attack exist).

  • 1822 – Dom Pedro I declares Brazil independent from Portugal on the shores of the Ipiranga Brook in São Paulo.

  • 1856 – The Saimaa Canal was inaugurated

  • 1857 – Mountain Meadows massacre: Mormon settlers slaughter most members of the peaceful, emigrant wagon train.

  • 1901 – The Boxer Rebellion in the Qing dynasty (modern-day China) officially ends with the signing of the Boxer Protocol.

  • 1909 – Eugène Lefebvre crashes a new French-built Wright biplane during a test flight at Juvisy, south of Paris, becoming the first aviator in the world to lose his life in a powered heavier-than-air craft.

  • 1911 – French poet Guillaume Apollinaire is arrested and put in jail on suspicion of stealing the Mona Lisa from the Louvre museum.

  • 1916 – US federal employees win the right to Workers' compensation by Federal Employers Liability Act (39 Stat. 742; 5 U.S.C. 751)

  • 1921 – In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held.

  • 1921 – The Legion of Mary, the largest apostolic organization of lay people in the Catholic Church, is founded in Dublin, Ireland.

  • 1923 – The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) is formed.

  • 1927 – The first fully electronic television system is achieved by Philo Farnsworth.

  • 1945 – The Berlin Victory Parade of 1945 is held.

  • 1953 – Nikita Khrushchev is elected the first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

  • 1965 – During an Indo-Pakistani War, China announces that it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border.

  • 1970 – Vietnam Television was established

  • 1986 – Desmond Tutu becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Diocese of Cape Town.

  • 1988 – Abdul Ahad Mohmand, the first Afghan in space, returns to Earth after nine days on the Mir space station.

  • 1996 – Rapper and hip hop artist Tupac Shakur is fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. He succumbs to his injuries six days later.

  • 1997 – Maiden flight of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor.

  • 2005 – Egypt holds its first-ever multi-party presidential election.

  • 2008 – The United States government takes control of the two largest mortgage financing companies in the US, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac.

National Events- 

  •  31K covid cases recorded in India in the last 24 hours

  •  Indian government preparing for the third wave estimated to be the worst wave

  •  Congress launched verbal attacks on BJP after farmer pleas were blocked in Kernal

  •  Kerala on high alert to stop a rare Nipah virus from spreading despite struggles with Covid

  • CBI arrested 2 people involved in violence in West Bengal

International Events- 

  •  Turkey states that it is in no hurry to recognize the Taliban as government

  •  Taliban opens fire on protestors in Kabul

  •  Taliban’s victory over Afghanistan creates complications between Pakistan and China

  •  A book “What Happened in Wuhan” written by Sherri Markson claims that the invention of the Covid-19 virus was funded by the US

  • Hong Kong to reopen China border after covid norms are eased for a bit

Job alerts-

  • Ludhiana District Court Jobs for Clerk and other posts. Last date 17th September 2021

  • Gauhati High Court Jobs for Law Clerk and other posts. Last date 16th September 2021

  • Assam Tea Employees Provident Fund Organization (ATEPFO) Jobs for Junior Assistant and other posts. Last date 15th September 2021

  • 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


  •  BCCI speculated to be unhappy for Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri for attending a crowded event

  •  India won the test series against England for the first time in 50 years

  •  World no 1 Novak Djokovic enters the QT Final of the US Open 2021

  •  Pele is now recovering in hospital after tumour removal


  •  MediaTek has gained a 43% market share in the global market

  •  Toyota invested 13.5 billion dollars to make EV battery teach and supply

  •  Samsung lost chipset market in the 2nd quarter

  •  Apple might launch MagSafe charger as per reports

  • Realme to launch its first tablet on September 9th, 2021

Economy – 

  •  Visa and Innoviti to develop stored value debit cards for offline payments

  •  India’s market cap increased to 3.5 trillion dollars in 18 months

  •  LIC IPO may affect the job market in India as stated by the Union government

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

  • Senses high at 58,503; Nifty high at 17,418

Environment –

  •  Heavy rain forecasted over the state of Maharashtra

  •  Heavy rain causes in Telangana triggered floods

Local –

  •  Nipah virus infection kills 1 child in Kozhikode

  •  Karnataka on high alert after death of 1 due to Nipah virus

  •  Tamil Nadu sets a goal of vaccination by 21 lakhs from September 12th, 2021

  •  Chandigarh installed a 25m air purifier for air pollution control

  • Goa reported 67 infections of covid-19 and 2 deaths

GK –

Kasai River, which was seen in the news recently, is located in which country?

[A] the Democratic Republic of Congo
[B] Russia
[C] Japan
[D] Germany


A new ‘Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI) India’ partnership has been signed with which country?

[B] France
[D] Australia


What is the name of the commission of India’s first satellite and ballistic missile tracking ship?

[A] Ajit
[B] Dhruv
[C] Naren
[D] Rudra


Which state/UT launched the ‘Tourist Village network’ to promote tourism and create employment?

[A] Goa
[B] Jammu and Kashmir
[C] Puducherry
[D] Assam


Under the SAGAR mission, the Indian Navy’s Offshore Patrol Vessel INS Savitri arrived at Chattogram harbour, at which country?

[A] Sri Lanka
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Nepal
[D] Thailand