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Today Top Current Affairs 9 April 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 9 April 2021

Daily Current Affairs 9 April 2021: This article consists of the latest top current affairs for 9 April 2021 that are essential for all competitive exams such as Bank, SSC, IBPS, SBI exams. You can also take our Current Affairs Quiz after studying our Today current affairs.

National

S A Bobde launches AI-driven Research Portal ‘SUPACE’

On 6th April 2021, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde has unveiled The first-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence (AI) based portal of the Supreme Court of India named “SUPACE”.

  • The full form of SUPACE portal is “Supreme Court Portal for Assistance in Court’s Efficiency”.

What is the SUPACE portal:

  • SUPACE portal is a tool and will collect relevant facts and laws and makes them available to a judge.

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Appointments

S Ramann as new Chairman and Managing Director of SIDBI

The Centre has elected S Ramann as Chairman and Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

  • Ramann will serve as MD and Chairman for a period of three years from the date of his assuming the charge or until further orders.

Who is S Ramann:

  • Ramann is an Indian Audit & Accounts Service officer from 1991-batch.
  • at present, he is serving as the CEO of National E-Governance Services Ltd, India’s first Information Utility.

About SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India) –

Founded: 2 April 1990
Headquarters: Lucknow

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Tarun Bajaj as Revenue Secretary and Ajay Seth as new DEA Secretary

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed economic affairs secretary Tarun Bajaj as the new revenue secretary and Ajay Seth as economic affairs secretary. Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) was chaired by PM Modi.

  • Tarun Bajaj has been also assuming the additional charge of the revenue department since February 2021 after the retirement of Ajay Bhushan Pandey.

Who is Ajay Seth

  • He is a civil servant from the 1987 batch Karnataka cadre.

Other appointments by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC)

Ali Raza RizviAs secretary in the Department of Public Enterprises
Jatindra Nath SwainAs secretary in the department of fisheries
Gyanesh KumarAs secretary in the ministry of parliamentary affairs
Indevar PandeyAs secretary in the department of administrative reforms
and public grievances and department of pensions
and pensioners welfare
Anjali BhawraAs secretary in the department of empowerment of persons
Anil Kumar JhaAs secretary in the ministry of tribal affairs

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Sports

WWE Hall of Fame 2021: The Great Khali’s new entry

Indian WWE “The Great Khali” has been gained in the WWE Hall of Fame in the Class of 2021.

  • His real name is Dalip Singh Rana.

Dalip Singh Rana (The Great Khali) biography

Born27 August 1972
Height2.16 m
Weight157 kg
Full nameDalip Singh Rana

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Obituary

Journalist & Padma Shri Awardee Fatima Rafiq Zakaria Dies

The famous journalist and academician Fatima Rafiq Zakaria has passed away at the age of 85. she was suffering from an age-related illness.

  • In 2006, She was honoured with the Padma Shri Award in recognition of her work in education.
  • She also honoured with the Sarojini Naidu Integration Award for Journalism in 1983.
  • Zakaria served as the executive vice-chairman of the Board of Governors of the Trust’s Institute of Hotel Management.

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First Indian Female Cricket Commentator Chandra Nayudu dies

The first woman cricket commentator of India Chandra Nayudu has passed away at the age of 88. she was suffering from an “age-related ailment”.

  • Chandra was also a professor in English at the Government Girls College in Indore.
  • She was a very good Hindi commentator and 1st commentated in the MCC v Bombay game in the 1976-77 season.

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Important Days

CRPF Valour Day 2021

Every year, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Valour Day (Shaurya Diwas) is observed on 9 April. In 2021, India will observe 56th CRPF Valour Day.

  • This day marks a tribute to the brave men of the Force.

Background:

  • In 1965, a small CRPF contingent defeated an invading Pakistani army at the Sardar Post located in the Rann of Kutch, Gujarat and created history to do this.
  • The CRPF eliminated 34 Pakistani soldiers. however, 6 CRPF personnel sacrificed.

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