Railway RRB NTPC, JE, ALP, Group D | Current Affairs with Static Gk | 29 September 2021


Railway RRB NTPC, JE, ALP, Group D:

📖 Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 29 September 2021 

1) Sojat Mehndi from Rajasthan has received the geographical indication (GI) tag from the government, a move that helps growers of this product get a premium price as no other producer can use the name to market similar goods.

▪️ 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

2) Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the 'Swachh Survekshan 2022', the seventh edition of the annual cleanliness survey under which district rankings have been introduced for the first time.

3) In order to prevent delays in releasing prisoners after bail has been granted, the Supreme Court approved an electronic system called FASTER (Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records) for transferring e-authenticated copies from courts to prisons.

4) The United States handed over 157 artefacts and antiquities during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit. The move comes as PM Modi and US President Joe Biden committed to strengthen their efforts to combat theft, illicit trade, and trafficking of cultural objects.

5) Nagaland's "sweet cucumber" was awarded a geographical identification (GI) tag as an agricultural product under provisions of The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.

➨ Naga cucumber is recognised for its sweetness and unique green colour.

▪️Nagaland :-

CM - Neiphiu Rio

Governor - Jagdish Mukhi

Shilloi Lake, Meluri

Kohima War Cemetery 

Tokhu Emong Festival 

Naknyulem Festival

Hornbill Festival

6) Indian men's cricket team captain Virat Kohli added another feather to his illustrious cap on Sunday as he became the first batter from the country to cross the 10,000 runs mark in the T20 format.

7) India's Visnu Shivaraj Pandian won the bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event at the International Online Shooting Championship (IOSC).

➨ The 17-year-old Visnu was the only Indian in the final after shooting the fifth highest qualification score of 621.1.

8) The Uttarakhand Forest Department on Sunday dedicated the state’s first Palmetum and the biggest one in North India, to the people in the Haldwani area of Nainital district. The Palmetum, which took over three years to develop, has over 110 species of palms.

 CM :- Pushkar Singh Dhami

👉Asan Conservation Reserve

👉Country's first moss garden 

👉Country's first Pollinator Park 

👉Integrated Model Agriculture Village Scheme

👉Rajaji Tiger Reserve  🐅

👉Jim Corbett National Park

9) Lieutenant General Gurbirpal Singh today took over as the 34th Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC).

➨Lt Gen Singh has been a Company Commander in counter-insurgency environment in Nagaland and the Siachen Glacier.

▪️National Cadet Corps (NCC) :-

Headquarters - New Delhi

Motto - Unity and Discipline

Active - July 16, 1948 – present

Allegiance -  Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force

10) In a big leap towards becoming the world’s largest green railway network, Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central (DRM) or Chennai Central railway station, under the South Central Railway (SCR) gets powered by Solar Energy.

➨ The Chennai Railway station has become the first Indian Railway station that meets the 100% day energy requirement target by solar panels installed on the platform shelters of the station.

11) World Heart Day, which falls on September 29, is celebrated annually to spread awareness about the importance of keeping the heart fit as it's one of the most important organs that deliver oxygen and nutrients to cells and also removes waste products. Any sign of heart trouble should be taken seriously as it is linked to one's longevity and survival.

12) Union Minister Piyush Goyal announced the setting up of Weaver Services and Design Resource Centre in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

▪️ Himachal Pradesh :-

CM :- Jai Ram Thakur

 Governor :- Rajendra Vishwanath

➠Kinnaura tribe , Lahaule Tribe, Gaddi Tribe and Gujjar Tribe

➠Sankat Mochan Temple.

➠Tara Devi Temple

➠Great Himalayan National Park

➠Pin Valley National Park

➠Simbalbara National Park

➠Inderkilla National Park

13) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the maiden flight test of the new version of Akash Missile — Akash Prime from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha.

▪️Defence Research and Development Organisation( DRDO) :- 

➠ Founded - 1958

➠ HeadQuarter  - New Delhi

➠ Chairman - G. Satheesh Reddy

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


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