Railway RRB NTPC, JE, ALP, Group D | Current Affairs with Static Gk : 25 September 2021

 


Railway RRB NTPC, JE, ALP, Group D:


📖 Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 25 September 2021 

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1) Union Minister for Tourism,Culture and Development of North Eastern Sates (DoNER) Shri G. Kishan Reddy today laid the foundation stone for the Development of Parshuram Kund, Lohit District, Arunachal Pradesh.

➨ The project is sanctioned under the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive’ (PRASHAD) Scheme of Ministry of Tourism.

◾️Arunachal Pradesh :-

➨CM :- Pema Khandu

➨Governor :- B. D. Mishra 

➨Namdapha Tiger Reserve 🐅

➨ Kamlang Tiger Reserve 🐅

➨Mouling National Park


2) NHPC's 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station located in the Himalayan State of Sikkim has been conferred with the prestigious Blue Planet Prize by International Hydropower Association (IHA), a London based non-profit membership association operating in 120 countries.


3) Yogeshwar Sangwan has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Paraguay.


4) Eden Beach in Chinna Veerampattinam near Puducherry has become the first beach in the Union Territory to get the coveted ‘Blue Flag’ certification from the Denmark-based Foundation for Environment Education (FEE).

➨ Kovalam beach in Tamil Nadu is the other beach to get the certification this year, taking the number of Blue Flag beaches in the country to 10.

▪️Tamil Nadu :- 

➨ CM - M K Stalin

➨Sathyamangalam tiger reserve  (STR)

➨Kalakkad Mundanthurai tiger reserve (KMTR)


5) Two-day virtual “National Tribal Talent Pool Conclave” was held from 23-24 Sept21 in Odisha.

➨ It was held in collaboration with National Tribal Research Institute, (NTRI), and Indian Institute of Public Administration, IIPA, New Delhi.

▪️Odisha CM - Naveen Patnaik

➨ Governor - Ganeshi Lal

➨ Similipal Tiger Reserve

➨ Satkosia Tiger Reserve

➨ Bhitarkanika Mangroves 

➨ Nalabana Bird Sanctuary


6) Bengaluru rose up three spots to be ranked 23rd in an annual analysis of the world's most favourable ecosystems to build a globally successful startup, according to a report released, that is topped by the Silicon Valley in California.

➠ Delhi held on to its 36th position in the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2021' by Startup Genome.


7) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that Odisha will host the Junior Men’s World Cup Hockey at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from November 24 to December 5. 

➨ The event will see 16 countries taking part—India, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Africa, Egypt, Belgium, England, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, the United States, Canada, Chile and Argentina.


8) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Rajiv Bansal, who is currently the chairman and managing director of national carrier Air India Ltd, will take over as secretary, ministry of civil aviation (MoCA) following the retirement of incumbent Pradeep Singh Kharola on 30 September.


9) As part of commemorative activities of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Indian Navy under the aegis of Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA) has planned to conduct Sailing regattas and a sail parade by Sailing boats and dingies in all three Command Headquarters locations for poularising Sailing sports among local population.

▪️Ministry of Defence :-  

➨Headquarters - New Delhi

➨Founded - 15 August 1947

➨Navy day - 4 December 

 ➨Chief of Defence Staff (CDS):- General Bipin Rawat

➨ Chief of the Navy Staff - Admiral Karambir Singh


10) Nasscom Foundation and Visa, the digital payments gateway, will jointly up-skill women entrepreneurs with digital skills and financial literacy in five states -- Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana and West Bengal.


11) The Indian Super League (ISL) is going to be the first Indian sports league to have its exclusive non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as digital collectibles.


12) In 2023, NASA’s Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land near the western edge of the Nobile Crater at the Moon’s South Pole to map and explore the region’s surface and subsurface for water and other resources.


▪️NASA :- 

➨Headquarters - Washington, D.C.

➨Formed - July 29, 1958

➨Preceding agency - National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics


13) Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated and chaired the inaugural session of Aarogya Manthan 3.0 to mark the third anniversary of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) scheme for its three years successful implementation across the country,


14) Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday inaugurated the drip irrigation system, Azolla production and vermicompost units set up by Sri Karan Narendra Agricultural University, Jobner at the garden of Raj Bhavan.

▪️ Rajasthan:-

CM - Ashok Gehlot

Governor - Kalraj Mishra

➭Amber Palace

➭Hawa Mahal

➭Ranthambore National Park

➭City Palace

➭Keoladeo Ghana National Park

➭Sariska National Park.

➭ Kumbhalgarh Fort


15) Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the American Corner in Andhra University in virtual mode from Amravati.

➠The U.S. government had chosen Andhra University (AU) in Andhra Pradesh to establish the third American Corner in India.

▪️Andhra Pradesh :- 

➨CM -  Jaganmohan Reddy

➨Governor - Biswabhusan Harichandan

➨ Venkateswara Temple 

➨Sri Bhramramma Mallikarjuna Temple

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