Current Affairs 20th September 2021 , Daily GK Update

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Current Affairs 20th September 2021 , Daily GK Update

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National (Current Affairs)

Hathei chilli and Tamenglong orange of Manipur get GI tag

Hathei chilli and Tamenglong orange of Manipur get GI tag

  • Hathei chilli, which is found in Manipur’s Ukrul district and is known for its unique flavour, and Tamenglong mandarin orange have been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
  • Confirming the news in a Facebook post, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh wrote, “What a great start to the day for Manipur! I’m really happy to share that two products of Manipur viz Hathei Chilly and Tamenglong orange have been granted GI tag by Government of India.

List of Some GI Tag 2020-21

  • Pathama Dai Mat-Tamil Nadu
  • ‘Panchamirtham’ of Palani temple-Tamil Nadu
  • Marayoor Jaggerry -Kerala
  • Tirur Supari-Kerala
  • Arcanut (Sirsi Supadi)-Karnataka
  • TavlohoPuan-Mizoram
  • Green and White Tea-Darjeeling
  • Srivilliputtur Palkova”-Channai
  • Moira bananas, Harmal Chillies, Khaje-Goa
  • Tezpur Litchi: Assam

International (Current Affairs)

Iran becomes 9th member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Iran becomes 9th member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

  • Iran was officially admitted as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 18th Sept. The decision to admit Iran as a full member was declared in the 21th summit of the SCO leaders in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
  • So far Iran was an observer member of the organization.

Note: About SCO

  • Headquarters: Beijing, China
  • Secretary General: Vladimir Norov
  • Founded: 15 June 2001
  • Permanent Members: China, Russia, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan India, Pakistan and Iran

Banking & Financial

LIC launches mobile app ‘Pragati’ for Development Officers

LIC launches mobile app ‘Pragati’ for Development Officers

  • Pragati’ is a comprehensive mobile application which gives various information which are updated in near real-time about the performance of their agency force in critical areas of business performance like Premium collection, agency activisation, prospective MDRT / centurion agents etc., apart from monitoring their team on activities such as usage of agents mobile app and NACH validations. There is also a calculator to measure their cost ratio.
  • This feature was launched at the hands of LIC Chairperson M R Kumar in the presence of Managing Directors, Mukesh Gupta, Raj Kumar, Siddhartha Mohanty and Mini Ipe and other senior officials of the Corporation.

Note: About LIC

  • Chairperson: M R Kumar
  • Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Founded: 1 September 1956

Appointment

Fino Payments Bank appoints Pankaj Tripathi as brand ambassador

Fino Payments Bank appoints Pankaj Tripathi as brand ambassador

  • Fino Payments Bank (FPBL) has appointed Indian actor Pankaj Tripathi as its first brand ambassador, for a period of two-year.
  • Pankaj Tripathi will be the face of Fino Payments Bank’s marketing campaigns across various platforms, to promote its products and services.

Note: List of brand ambassador

  • OnePlus wearables: Jasprit Bumrah
  • Eurosport: John Abraham
  • HomeLane: MS Dhoni
  • Cashify: Rajkummar Rao
  • Amway India: Mirabai Chanu
  • TAGG, a tech-driven lifestyle electronics brand: Rohit Sharma

Sport

India’s Raja Rithvik becomes 70th Grandmaster

  • India’s R Raja Rithvik became chess Grandmaster after he crossed the ELO Rating of 2500. The 17-year-old achieved this GM title in Vezerkepzo Grandmaster Chess Tournament at Budapest, Hungary.
  • He thus became the 70th Grandmaster from the country.

Book & Author

Rajnath Singh launches a book title ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’

Rajnath Singh launches a book title ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’

  • The Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has released a book titled ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’ in New Delhi, as a part of the commemoration of the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru of Sikhs.
  • The book has been authored by Dr Prabhleen Singh, administrative officer at the Punjabi University, Patiala.

Obituary

Renowned Padma Shri awardee astrophysicist Thanu Padmanabhan passes away

  • Renowned Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Professor Thanu Padmanabhan passed away on 18th Sept. He was 64.
  • A distinguished professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Prof Padmanabhan had authored over 300 research papers and several books, with important contributions in areas of gravitation, quantum gravity, and structure and formation of the universe.

Odia litterateur and journalist Manorama Mohapatra passes away

  • Eminent Odia litterateur, social worker and journalist Manorama Mohapatra passed away. She was a former editor of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’.
  • She had won the Sahitya Academy Award in 1984, Soviet Nehru Award in 1988, Critic Circle of India Award in 1990, Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar Samman in 1991 and Rupambara Award in 1994.

Renowned Padma Shri awardee astrophysicist Thanu Padmanabhan passes away

  • Renowned Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Professor Thanu Padmanabhan passed away on 18th Sept. He was 64.
  • A distinguished professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Prof Padmanabhan had authored over 300 research papers and several books, with important contributions in areas of gravitation, quantum gravity, and structure and formation of the universe.

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