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Today Top Current Affairs 21 September 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 21 September 2021

Daily Current Affairs 21 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.

Sports

Raja Rithvik becomes India’s 70th Chess Grandmaster

R Raja Rithvik has become the 70th and latest chess Grandmaster of India. he achieved his third and final norm at a recent event in Hungary.

  • 17-year old Warangal Rithvik has entered the GM club.

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Banking

HDFC Bank partners with Paytm to launch co-branded credit cards in October 2021

HDFC Bank has partnered with the leading payments company Paytm. under the partnership, HDFC Bank will launch co-branded credit cards on the Visa platform to businesspersons, millennials, and merchants.

  • HDFC Bank-Paytm co-branded credit cards will be launched in October 2021 on the ocassion of Diwali.
  • HDFC Bank is looking to regaining its lost market share in the credit card space due to the ban imposed on it by RBI for eight months as a penalty.

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Ranking

Global Innovation Index 2021: India at 46th

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has released the Global Innovation Index 2021. as per the index, Switzerland has topped the ranking. followed by Sweden and USA have been ranked 2nd and 3rd place in the ranking.

  • The Global Innovation Index 2021 includes the innovation ecosystem performance of 132 economies and tracks the most recent global innovation trends.
  • India has been ranked at 46th place in the Global Innovation Index 2021  while Chinda and Pakisthan were ranked 12th and 99th positions.

Global Innovation Index 2021: Top 10

RankingCountryScore
1stSwitzerland 65.5
2ndSweden63.1
3rdUSA61.3
4thUK59.8
5thRepublic of Korea59.3
6thNetherlands58.6
7thFinland58.4
8thSingapore57.8
9thDenmark57.3
10thGermany57.3
46thIndia36.4

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Awards

Emmy Awards 2021 full winners

On 19th September 2021, The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was held in Los Angeles, California. Jason Sudeikis won the award for best actor in a comedy series, Jean Smart won a trophy in the best lead actress category for the HBO Max series Hacks.

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Hannah Waddingham as Rebecca Welton on Ted Lasso

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Brett Goldstein as Roy Kent on Ted Lasso

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie: Julianne Nicholson as Lori Ross on Mare of Easttown

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie: Evan Peters as Det. Colin Zabel on Mare of Easttown

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Peter Morgan for The Crown

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: Jessica Hobbs for The Crown

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Gillian Anderson for The Crown

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip for The Crown

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Outstanding Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: Saturday Night Live

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Important Days

International Week of Deaf People 2021

International Week of the Deaf (IWD) is marked every year on the last Sunday of September. in 2021, the International Week of the Deaf is being celebrated between September 20th and 26th September 2021.

  • International Day of the Deaf is also known as World Day of Deaf.
  • In 1951, The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) was established by the international organization in Rome, Italy to commemorate the month when the first World Congress of the WFD was held.
  • The theme of 2021 World Day of Deaf or International Day of the Deaf is “Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities”

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International Day of Peace 2021

The International Day of Peace is observed on 21st September every year across the world. this day is also known as World Peace Day, is celebrated as a period to observe 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.

  • It aims to spread awareness and preach peace and harmony all across the globe.
  • In 1981, The UN General Assembly established the International Day of Peace, and the UN General Assembly designated this day to observe as a period where countries practiced non-violence and cease-fire.
  • The 2021 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World.”

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