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Today Top Current Affairs 22 September 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 22 September 2021

Daily Current Affairs 22nd 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

Uttar Pradesh will set up ‘Electronic Park’ near Noida

The Govt of Uttar Pradesh state will develop an ‘Electronic Park’, along the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) area, near Noida. the purpose of this project will promote the electronics industry.

  • The park will be set up in an area of 250 acres of the YEIDA near Jewar Airport with an investment of around Rs 50,000 crores.
  • The Park will also create employment for local youths.

About Uttar Pradesh

  • Governor: Anandiben Patel
  • Capital: Lucknow
  • Chief minister: Yogi Adityanath

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International

Iran becomes 9th member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) members have taken a decision to include the Islamic Republic of Iran from an observer state to a full member state at the 21st Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), held at Dushanbe.

  • Iran was having observer status for the past 15 years, with this, Iran will be the 9th main member of the SCO.

Permanent members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) 

  1. China,
  2. Kazakhstan,
  3. Kyrgyzstan,
  4. Russia,
  5. Tajikistan,
  6. Uzbekistan,
  7. India
  8. Pakistan

About Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

  • Headquarters: Beijing, China
  • Secretary-General: Vladimir Norov
  • Founded: 15 June 2001

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Justin Trudeau won a historic third term as Prime Minister of Canada

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has won the third term to serve as the PM of Canada. in the 2021 parliamentary elections, his party won. Justin Trudeau is serving as PM Of Canada since 2015.

About Canada

  • Canada capital – Ottawa
  • Currency – Canadian dollar

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Ranking

3rd edition of State Food Safety Index 2020-21

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Mansukh Mandaviya has released the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)’s 3rd State Food Safety Index (SFSI) to measure the performance of States across five parameters of food safety to ensure safe food for citizens

Top States and UTs in Food Safety Index 2020-21

Among the larger states,

  • Gujarat was the top ranking state,
  • followed by Kerala (2nd) and Tamil Nadu (3rd).

Among the smaller states,

  • Goa stood first
  • followed by Meghalaya (2nd) and Manipur (3rd)

Among UTs,

  • Jammu & Kashmir, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and New Delhi secured top ranks.

List of parameters of food safety

  1. human resources and institutional data,
  2. food testing facility,
  3. training and capacity building,
  4. consumer empowerment,
  5. compliance

19 Mobile Food Testing Vans (“Food Safety on Wheels”)

  • Shri Mansukh Mandaviya has also flagged off 19 Mobile Food Testing Vans (Food Safety on Wheels).
  • the Vans will supplement the food safety ecosystem across the country.
  • in India, now the total number of such mobile testing vans has reached 109.

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Appointments

Air Marshal V R Chaudhari appointed as next Chief of Air Staff

India’s Govt has approved the appointment of Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari as the next Chief of the Air Staff (CoAS).

  • Vivek Ram Chaudhari will replace the current Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R KS Bhadauria who is set to retire on September 30th, 2021.
  • Chaudhari will serve with effect from October 1st, 2021.

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Defence

Samudra Shakti maritime exercise 2021: India and Indonesia join in Sunda Strait

On 20th September 2021, The 3rd edition of the bilateral maritime exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ has been started off between India and Indonesia in the Sunda Strait, in Indonesia. The Samudra Shakti exercise will run for three days, will culminate on September 22nd, 2021 (Wednesday).

  • From the Indian Side, two frontline warships Shivalik and Kadmatt, long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft P8I have joined the exercise.
  • The main purpose of the ‘Samudra Shakti’ exercise is to strengthen the bilateral relationship between two navies.
  • It will also enhance mutual understanding and interoperability in maritime operations as well.

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Important Days

World Alzheimer’s Day 2021

World Alzheimer’s day is observed on 21st September every year across the world in order to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The main purpose of this day is to create awareness about the stigma that runs around Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia and motivate those who are suffering from it.

  • The theme 2021 for World Alzheimer Day is ‘Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s’, and it will pay attention on warning signs of dementia. 

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World Rhino Day 2021

World Rhino Day is observed on September 22nd every year across the world. the main purpose of this day is to raise awareness about the African and Asian species of rhinos and encourage people to take steps for their conservation.

  • In 2010, World Wildlife Fund-South Africa announced World Rhino Day to observed and at the international level, this day has been being celebrated since 2011.
  • The theme 2021 of World Rhino Day is ‘Keep the Five Alive’.

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Obituary

Former England Footballer Jimmy Greaves Dies at 81

Former England Great Jimmy Greaves has taken his last breath at the age of 81. Jimmy Greaves was hailed as the “best goalscorer to ever play”

  • He was a member of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning squad and he had scored 44 goals in his 57 appearances for England team.

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