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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 14th September 2021

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 14th September 2021. – Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 14th September 2021 . covering the following news headlines: Hindi Diwas, AFRICA FOOD PRIZE 2021, Medicine from the Sky, T20 World Cup, Millet Mission. 

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So, here is the GK update of 14th September 2021 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows

  1. International News
  2. State News
  3. Awards News
  4. Sports News
  5. Important Days
  6. Obituaries News

International News

  1. Aziz Akhannouch elected as new PM of Morocco
  • Aziz Akhanouch has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Morocco by the country’s King Mohammed VI. Akhnouch’s National Rally of Independents (RNI) party won 102 out of 395 seats in the Parliament elections held on 10 September 2021.
  • Prior to this appointment, the 60-year-old was agriculture minister from 2007 to 2021.
  • The announcement came after Akhannouch’s National Rally of Independents (RNI) party triumphed in Wednesday’s parliamentary polls. The pro-business RNI managed to secure 102 out of the 395 seats in parliament, toppling the moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD), which won a paltry 13 seats.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Morocco Capital: Rabat;
  • Morocco Currency: Moroccan dirham;
  • Morocco Continent: Africa.

State News

  1. Chhattisgarh govt launches ‘Millet Mission’ to become Millet Hub of India
  • Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has announced the launch of ‘Bajra Mission’, which aims to provide farmers with reasonable price rates for small grain crops.
  • This initiative is also a step in the direction of the Chief Minister’s vision of making the State the Bajra Hub of India.
  • To implement the mission, the state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR), Hyderabad and the collectors of 14 districts of the state.
  • Other important benefits under the Millet Mission to farmers will include input assistance for millet, procurement arrangements, aid farmers in the processing of crops and ensure that the farmers get the benefit of the expertise of experts.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • CM of Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel;
  • Governor of Chhattisgarh: Anusuiya Uikey.
  1. Nuakhai Juhar harvest festival celebrated in Odisha
  • Nuakhai Juhar, an agricultural festival of western Odisha, was celebrated with religious fervor and tradition. It is celebrated 1 day after the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi.
  • Nuakhai is a harvest festival celebrated by the people of western Odisha and southern Chhattisgarh to welcome the new rice of the season. Nua means new and Khai means food. So, the festival of Nuakhai is a festival to celebrate the newly harvested food by the farmers.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Odisha: Naveen Patnaik
  • Governor: Ganeshi Lal.
  1.  ‘Medicine from the Sky’ initiative launched in Telangana
  • Civil aviation minister Jyotiradtiya Scindia has launched a first of its kind “Medicine from the Sky” project in Telangana. The project has aimed at transporting vaccines and other essential products to remote areas using drones.
  • The Medicine from the Sky project will be taken up on a pilot basis in 16 green zones in Telangana and later scaled up on the national level based on data.
  • “This ‘Medicines from the Sky’ project will be taken up in 16 green zones.
  • The data will be analysed for three months.
  • Along with the health ministry, IT ministry, state government and the Centre will together analyse the data and make a model for the whole country.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Telangana Capital: Hyderabad;
  • Telangana Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan;
  • Telangana Chief minister: K. Chandrashekar Rao.

Awards News

  1.  ICRISAT awarded “AFRICA FOOD PRIZE 2021”
  • Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the Africa Food Prize for 2021 for improving food security in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The Tropical Legumes Project developed 266 varieties of improved legumes and half a million tons of seeds for a range of legume crops, including cowpeas, pigeon peas, chickpea, common bean, groundnut, and soybean.
  • The improved seeds benefitted over 25 million farmers in climate-resilient approaches and to control pest outbreaks across the region. ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political public international research organisation that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world.

Sports News

  1. MS Dhoni to mentor Indian team for the T20 World Cup
  • The BCCI announced that former India captain MS Dhoni will mentor the team for the tournament, which will be played in the UAE and Oman in October and November. He announced his retirement from international limited overs cricket on August 15, 2020.
  • Dhoni last played for India in the 2019 ICC World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. Dhoni, who leads the Chennai Super Kings, is a three-time IPL winning captain and has brought home three major ICC trophies – the World T20, the Champions Trophy and the World Cup.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Secretary of BCCI: Jay Shah.
  • President of BCCI: Sourav Ganguly.
  • Headquarters of BCCI: Mumbai, Maharashtra; 
  • Founded: December 1928.

Important Days

  1. Hindi Diwas celebrated on 14 September
  • Hindi Divas or Hindi Divas is celebrated every year on 14 September to mark the popularity of Hindi as the official language of India. The language was adopted under Article 343 of the Indian Constitution. The first Hindi Day was celebrated on 14 September 1953.
  • Later, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru announced to celebrate this day as Hindi Diwas in the country.
  • India has 22 scheduled languages, two of which are officially used at the Indian government level: Hindi and English.
  • Hindi is the fourth most spoken language in the world.
  • Hindi Divas is celebrated on 14 September because, on this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India.

Obituaries News

  1. Former Union minister Oscar Fernandes passes away
  • Veteran Rajya Sabha MP and former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes has passed away. The senior Congress leader had served as the Union Cabinet Minister for Transport, Roads and Highways and Labor and Employment in Manmohan Singh’s UPA government.
  • He had served the Lok Sabha five times and was a sitting member of the Rajya Sabha in his third term. He was also the chairman of the Central Election Authority of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). He was a trained Kuchipudi dancer.

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