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Today Top Current Affairs 14 September 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 14 September 2021

Daily Current Affairs 14 September 2021 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Current News, Important events in National Current News and International Current News.

National

India and USA launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD)

CAFMD

On 13th September 2021 (Tuesday), India and the USA have launched the “Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD)”. CAFMD is towards the India-USA Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 partnership.

  • Shri Bhupender Yadav (Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate) and John Kerry (USA) launched the dialogue in New Delhi.
  • The dialogue will help in strengthening India-US bilateral cooperation on climate and environment.
  • it will also help in demonstrating how the world can align swift climate action with inclusive and resilient economic development, taking into account national circumstances and sustainable development priorities.

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State

Chhattisgarh Launches Millet Mission, A step to become Millet Hub Of India

Millet Mission

The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh state Shri Bhupesh Baghel has launched ‘Millet Mission” the aim of the Millet Mission is to provide farmers with a proper price rate for minor cereal crops. the state govt has expected that the Millet Mission initiative will help the state to become India’s millet hub.

  • The Millet Mission initiative will also provide input support, create purchasing arrangements, and aid farmers in the processing of crops to the state’s farmers.
  • The state govt has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR), Hyderabad, and the collectors of 14 districts of the state.
  • Under the Millet Mission, Farmers who will produce Kodo-Kutki and Ragi crops rather than paddy crops will be provided an input support of Rs 9,000 for each acre.

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Haryana tops in Installation of Solar Pumps under PM-KUSUM

Installation of Solar Pumps

Haryana has ranked first in the country for the installation of off-grid solar pumps under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahaabhiyaan (PM-KUSUM). As per the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s Data, Haryana has topped among all other states of the country.

  • Haryana has installed 14,418 pumps for the year 2020-21. the state govt sanctioned 15,000 pumps for the year 2020-21.
  • In 2019, The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy launched the PMKUSUM scheme and planned to install 20 lakh standalone solar pumps.
  • The Ministry gave the target of 15,000 pumps for the year 2020-21 with a total cost of Rs 520 crore to Haryana.

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Sports

List of Winners of 2021 US Open (Tennis)

Daniil Medvedev has won his first Grand Slam trophy (2021 US Open) in the men’s category, he defeated Novak Djokovic by 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 points in the US Open men’s singles final. the final was held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.

  • Emma Raducanu (Great Britain Tennis Player) Won the 2021 US Open women’s singles final title, beat Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez in the final and clinched the title in the women’s category.
CategoryWinner NameRunner Up
Men’s SinglesDaniil Medvedev (Russia)Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Women’s SinglesEmma Raducanu ]
(Great Britain)
Leylah Annie Fernandez
(Canada)
Men’s DoublesRam / SalisburyJamie Murray / Bruno Soares
Women’s DoublesStosur / ZhangCoco Gauff / McNally
Mixed DoublesKrawczyk / SalisburyGiuliana Olmos / Marcelo Arevalo

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Obituary

Congress leader and former Union minister Oscar Fernandes Dies at 80

Oscar Fernandes

The former Union minister and senior Congress leader Shri Oscar Fernandes has passed away at the age of 80 at a private hospital in Mangaluru. He was suffered a fall while exercising and he was being treated by the doctors at a private hospital in Mangaluru.

  • During Manmohan Singh’s Govt, Fernandes has served as the Union Cabinet Minister for Transport, Road and Highways, and Labour and Employment.
  • Fernandes also served the Lok Sabha for five terms and was the sitting member of the Rajya Sabha in his third term.

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Malayalam actor Rizabawa dies at 55

Rizabawa

The Noted Malayalam actor Rizabawa has passed away at the age of 55 at a private hospital. he was known for his mix of humane character roles and later powerful villain roles in the 90s.

  • Rizabawa was taking treatment for kidney-related ailments.
  • In 1984, Rizabawa played a role n the film ‘Vishupakshi’
  • He also worked in films like Champakulam Thachan (1992), Kabuliwala (1993), Bandhukal Shatrukal (1993), Ezhupunna Tharakan (1999), Nerariyan CBI (2005) and The King and the Commissioner (2012).
  • He was honored with the Kerala state award in 2010 for his work in the film ‘Karmayogi.

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Appointment

Moroccon King appoints Aziz Akhannouch as new PM of Morocco

Aziz Akhannouch

The King of Morocco Mohammed VI has elected Mr. Aziz Akhannouch as the new Prime Minister of Morocco. Akhannouch is leading the Liberal-National Rally of Independents (RNI).

  • The country conducted the Parliamentary elections on September 8, 2021. In the Parliament elections, the Akhannouch party received 102 seats of 395, and the ruling moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) received only 13 seats

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Important Days

National Forest Martyrs Day 2021

National Forest Martyrs Day

The day of 11th September is observed as National Forest Martyrs Day in India to pay tributes to those who laid down their lives in order to protect the jungles, forests, and wildlife. In 2013, The Ministry of Environment and Forest declared this day to observe officially.

  • In 1730, The infamous Khejarli massacre took place. king Maharaja Abhay Singh of Rajasthan ordered to cut Khejarli trees which were treated as sacred by the Bishnoi community in Rajasthan’s Khejarli village.

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Hindi Diwas 2021

Hindi Diwas

Every year, India celebrates Hindi Diwas (also known as Hindi Day) on September 14 with speeches, awards, and other events to mark the declaration of the Hindi Language as one of the official languages of India.

  • On 14 September 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India.
  • Beohar Rajendra Simha made all efforts to adopt Hindi as one of the two official languages in the country and on his 50th birthday on the 14th of September 1949. the Hindi language was adopted and came into effect on the 26th of January 1950 under Article 343 of the Indian Constitution.

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