Current Affairs 21st September 2021 , Daily GK Update

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Current Affairs 21st September 2021 , Daily GK Update

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National (Current Affairs)

“Ek Pahal Campaign” launched for Justice delivery at doorstep

  • The Ministry of Law and Justice has launched a Pan-India Special Campaign called “Ek Pahal Drive” for Justice Delivery at doorstep on September 17, 2021.
  • The campaign was launched in a bid to encourage mass registration under Tele-Law. The campaign was launched by Department of Justice and NALSA. This campaign seeks to actualize the aspiration of access to justice for citizens in India.

International (Current Affairs)

India jumps 2 spots to 46th rank in Global Innovation Index 2021, Switzerland Tops

India jumps 2 spots to 46th rank in Global Innovation Index 2021, Switzerland Tops

  • India has climbed two spots to 46 in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021 prepared by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The country’s rank has been consistently rising in the last few years. From 81 in 2015, it has moved to 46 in 2021.

Ranking Index

  • Rank 1: Switzerland
  • Rank 2: Sweden
  • Rank 3: US
  • Rank 4: UK

List of India’s Rank Different Index 2021

  • World Press Freedom Index, 2021: 142nd
  • World Competitiveness Index 2021-43rd
  • Global Peace Index 2021: 135th
  • Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021: 20th
  • Global Manufacturing Risk Index 2021: 2nd

Justin Trudeau wins historic third term in Canada’s Prime Minister election

Justin Trudeau wins historic third term in Canada's Prime Minister election

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hung onto power on 21st Sept as his main rival conceded defeat, but his Liberals fell short of his goal for a majority win.
  • Trudeau, in power since 2015 and governing with a minority of House of Commons seats since 2019, decided to gamble on an early vote and capitalize on his government’s handling of the pandemic, which included massive spending to support individuals and businesses and a push for high vaccination rates.

Note: About Canada

  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Currency: Canadian dollar

Banking & Financial

HDFC Bank ties up with Paytm to launch co-branded credit cards

HDFC Bank ties up with Paytm to launch co-branded credit cards

  • HDFC Bank has announced its partnership with leading payments company Paytm, to offer co-branded credit cards on the Visa platform to businesspersons, millennials and merchants.
  • The HDFC Bank-Paytm co-branded credit cards will be launched in October during the festive season to tap into the high consumer demand for credit cards, equated monthly instalments (EMIs), and buy now pay later (BNPL) options and the full suite of products will be offered by the end of December 2021.

Note: About HDFC

  • Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra;
  • MD and CEO: Sashidhar Jagdishan;
  • Tagline: We understand your world.


Sahitya Akademi Award 2020

Sahitya Akademi Award 2020

  • Politician-writer M Veerappa Moily and poet Arundhathi Subramaniam were among the 20 authors who received the Sahitya Akademi Award for 2020 at a ceremony held in New Delhi on September 18.
S.No Language Title and Genre Name of the Author
 1 Assamese  Bengsata (Short stories) Apurba Kumar Saikia
 2 Bengali Eka Eka Ekashi (Memoirs) Mani Shankar Mukhopadhyay
Bodo Gwthenay Lamayao Gwdan Agan (Short stories) Dharanidhar Owari
 4 Dogri Baba Jitmal (Play) Gian Singh
 5 English When God Is a Traveller (Poetry) Arundhathi Subramaniam
  6 Gujarati Banaras Diary (Poetry) Harish Meenakshru
 7 Hindi Tokeri Mein Digant ‘ Their Gatha” (Poetry)  Anamika
 8 Kannada Sri Bahubali Ahimsadigvijayam (EPIC POETRY) M. Veerappa Moily
 9 Kashmiri Tilasm-e-Khanabadosh (Short stories) Hiday Koul Bharti
Konkani Yugaparivarathanancho Yatri  (Poetry) RS Bhaskar
11 Maithili Gachh Roosal Achhi (Short Stories) Kamalkant Jha
12 Manipuri Malangbana Kari Hai (Poetry) Irungbam Deven
13 Marathi Udya (Novel)  Nanda Khare
14 Punjabi Aam Khass (Short stories) Gurdev Singh Rupana
15 Sanskrit Vaishali (Novel) Mahesh Chandra Sharma Gautam
 16 Santali  Gur Dak Kasa Dak(Poetry) Rupchand Hansdah
 17 Sindhi Jehad (Plays) Jetho Lalwani
 18 Tamil Sellaatha Panam (Novel) Imaiyam
19 Telugu Agniswaasa(2015-17) Poetry Nikhileswar
 20 Urdu Amawas Mein Khwab (Novel) Hussain-ul-Haque

 73rd Emmy Awards 2021

73rd Emmy Awards 2021

  • The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2020, until May 31, 2021, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The nominations were announced on July 13, 2021 by Ron and Jasmine Cephas Jones via a virtual event. The award ceremony was held live on September 19, 2021 at the Event Deck at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, and broadcast in the U.S. by CBS and Paramount.
  • Additionally, for the first time, the ceremony presented two categories that are annually given out at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Outstanding Variety Special (Live) and Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded). READ MORE……..


India, Indonesia begin three-day naval exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ in Sunda Strait

India, Indonesia begin three-day naval exercise 'Samudra Shakti' in Sunda Strait

  • India and Indonesia began a three-day mega naval wargame on 21st Sept in the Sunda Strait, in reflection of their growing maritime cooperation. Indian Navy deployed its two frontline warships Shivalik and Kadmatt for the third edition of the exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’.
  • “The exercise aims to strengthen the bilateral relationship, enhance mutual understanding and interoperability in maritime operations between the two navies.

Note: Exercise between India and Indonesia

  • Garuda Shakti: India and Indonesia
  • CORPAT and “PASSEX”: Indian Navy-Indonesian Navy bilateral

Important Day

21 September: International Day of Peace (UN)

  • Every year on September 21, the International Day of Peace 2021 is observed to aware people around the globe that we are not each other’s enemies. It encourages people on building a suitable and peaceful world. Also, this day recognises the efforts of those who worked hard to end the conflicts and promote peace.
  • Theme 2021: “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World”.

21st September: World Alzheimer’s Day

  • World Alzheimer’s Day is observed globally on September 21 every year. The day aims to raise awareness about the stigma that runs around Alzheimer disease and related dementia.
  • World Alzheimer’s Day was launched at the opening of ADI’s annual conference in Edinburgh on 21 September 1994 to celebrate our 10th anniversary.
  • Theme 2021: “Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s”


Akhara Parishad chief Narendra Giri passes away

  • President of the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad, Mahant Narendra Giri has passed away. It was in 2016 that Giri first took over as chief of the Akhara Parishad.
  • It was during his tenure that the Parishad released a list of allegedly “fake saints”. In 2019, Giri was elected chief of the Parishad for a second time.

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