Railway RRB NTPC, JE, ALP, Group D: Current Affairs

 Railway RRB NTPC, JE, ALP, Group D:

 Current Affairs 22.09.2021

Part - 01

1) In a major boost towards 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' and strengthening of Indian Army, the DRDO successfully flight-tested indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man-Portable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM).

➨The missile is being developed to strengthen the combat capabilities of the Indian Army.

➨The missile was launched from a man-portable launcher integrated with a thermal site and the target was mimicking a tank.

▪️Defence Research and Development Organisation( DRDO) :- 

➠ Founded - 1958

➠ HeadQuarter  - New Delhi

➠ Chairman - G. Satheesh Reddy

➠ Recent News - Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW)

2) India's first mattress recycling campaign, an initiative of Indian Polyurethane Association (IPUA), Indian Sleep Products Federation (ISPF) The Kabaddiwala was inaugurated.

➨Under the campaign, the old mattress will be picked up from the doorstep of the consumer as per their request on Kabaddiwala App/website or on call.

3) Russia has handed over to India a commercial offer to deliver 21 MiG-29 fighters.

➨Indian Air Force staff received a tender request for the supply of 21 aircraft in 2021.

▪️Indian Air Force:-

➨Founded - 8 October 1932

➨Headquarters - New Delhi

➨Commander-in-Chief - President Ram Nath Kovind

➨Chief of the Air Staff - Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

4) The Russian defense ministry reported a successful test launch of its new Zircon hypersonic cruise missile. 

➨ The missile had been fired from the Admiral Gorshkov, a warship in the White Sea. The missile successfully hit a target more than 350 kilometers (about 217 miles) away on the coast of the Barents Sea.

▪️Russia :- 

➨President - Vladimir Putin 

➨State Historical Museum in Moscow

➨Hermitage Museum

➨Russian Museum in St Petersburg

➨Kazan Kremlin in Kazan

5) India women's forward Bala Devi has been named as the AIFF Women's Footballer of the Year 2020-21, with young gun Manisha Kalyan winning the AIFF Women's Emerging Footballer of the Year 2020-21 Award.

6) Jammu and Kashmir got its first real-time air-quality monitoring station with the inauguration of the first-ever Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station (CAAQMS) at Jammu And Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) headquarters in Srinagar's Rajbagh.

▪️Jammu and Kashmir :-

➨L. Governor of J&K - Manoj Sinha 

➨Dachigam National Park

➨Salim Ali National Park

➨Rajparian  Wildlife Sanctuary

➨Hirapora  Wildlife Sanctuary

➨Gulmarg  Wildlife Sanctuary

7) Former RBI governor Bimal Jalan's new book 'The India Story' focuses on India's economic history and aims to provide lessons for the future of India's political economy.

◾️Reserve Bank of India:- 

➨Headquarters:- Mumbai, Maharashtra, 

➨Established:- 1 April 1935, 1934 Act. 

➨ First Governor - Sir Osborne Smith

➨ First Indian Governor - Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh

➨Present Governor:- Shaktikanta Das

8) The Andhra Pradesh government announced 10% reservation for the Kapu community and other Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) for appointments in the initial posts and services in State government in accordance with the Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019.

▪️Andhra Pradesh :- 

➨CM -  Jaganmohan Reddy

➨Governor - Biswabhusan Harichandan

➨ Venkateswara Temple 

➨Sri Bhramramma Mallikarjuna Temple

9) In Tamil Nadu, noted Carnatic Classical Violinist ‘Kalaimaamani’ Sikkil Shri R Bhaskaran passed away at Chennai today. He was 85.

➨ Bhaskaran was introduced to Music by his maternal grand father Sikkil Shri Ramaswami Pillai. He started learning the Violin at the age of 11 from Thiruvarur Shri Subba Iyer and later trained under Mayuram Shri Govindarajan Pillai

10) To manage hearing loss in newborn and young children, Punjab government launched an automated auditory brainstem response system (AABR) under universal newborn hearing screening programme. By doing so, Punjab has become the first state in the country to introduce the system.

▪️Punjab :- 

Ropar Wetland

Harike Wetland

Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary 

Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve

11) The first horticultural crop processing cluster of the State, including a mango processing unit, will be set up in Ramanagaram district of Karnataka on a PPP model, with an estimated investment of ₹500 crore.


CM :- Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yediyurappa 

Governor :- Thawarchand Gehlot

Formation :- 1 November 1956

Language :- Kannada

Port :- New Mangalore Port

12) Assam district Cachar Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli received the National Silver SKOCH Award a few days ago for ‘Pushti Nirbhor’ (nutrition-dependent), a convergence project on transformation and development entailing setting up nutri-gardens at houses in Dinnathpur Bagicha village.

➨ The village is near the India-Bangladesh border in Katigorah circle of Cachar district.


CM - Himanta Biswa Sarma 

➨Assam - Bihu Festival 

➨Nameri National Park

➨Manas National Park

➨Dibru Saikhowa National Park

➨Kaziranga National Park

13) Instrument Landing System (ILS) has become operational at Veer Surendra Sai (VSS) Airport in Jharsuguda of Odisha.

➨The ILS will help in precise landing of aircraft at the airport. It will also positively impact flight regularity during bad weather and low visibility conditions. The overall cost of the project is approximately Rs 15 crore.

▪️Odisha CM - Naveen Patnaik

➨ Governor - Ganeshi Lal

➨ Similipal Tiger Reserve

➨ Satkosia Tiger Reserve

➨ Bhitarkanika Mangroves 

➨ Nalabana Bird Sanctuary

14) Padmashri awardee P. Raghu Ram, an OBE and founding director of KIMS-Ushalakshmi Centre for Breast Diseases, has achieved the rare distinction of being conferred with Honorary Fellowship of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI), an organisation that represents the surgical fraternity in United Kingdom and Ireland.

15) M Venkaiah Naidu acting as a vice president of India has released a book titled ‘Palleku Pattabhishekam’  and the author of the book is former MP Yalamanchili Sivaji.

➨The theme of the book is based on rural India and agriculture.

✸Vice President of India :- 

➨ Article 63 of Indian Constitution states that "There shall be a Vice President of India."

➨The Vice President acts as President in the absence of the president due to death, resignation, impeachment, or other situations.

➨ Inaugural holder - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1952–1962)

➨ Formation - 13 May 1952

16) The Reserve Bank of India is working toward a “phased implementation strategy” of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). A pilot to test a general-purpose digital currency is a possibility in the near future.

◾️Reserve Bank of India:- 

➨Headquarters:- Mumbai, Maharashtra, 

➨Established:- 1 April 1935, 1934 Act. 

➨ First Governor - Sir Osborne Smith

➨ First Indian Governor - Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh

➨Present Governor:- Shaktikanta Das

17) Blue Tigers defender Sandesh Jhingan is the AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year 2020-21, with midfielder Suresh Singh Wangjam being named the winner of the AIFF Men's Emerging Footballer of the Year 2020-21 Award.

▪️All India Football Federation:- 

President: Praful Patel

Founded: 23 June 1937

FIFA affiliation: 1948

AFC affiliation: 1954

Headquarters: Dwarka, Delhi


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