Current Affairs Daily Digest – September 22 2021
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1. GM D. Gukesh of India wins Norway Chess Open 2021
India’s D Gukesh won his second consecutive tournament of this month, the Norway Chess Open 2021 Masters section. Gukesh scored an unbeaten 8.5/10 and finished a full point ahead of the competition to win the tournament. Iniyan secured sole second position with 8.5/10 points, finishing a half point ahead of top seed Dmitrij Kollars (Germany) and Valentin Dragnev (Austria).
2. India will become 3rd largest importer by 2050
India could become the world’s third-largest importer by 2050, according to a report released by the UK’s Department of International Trade. With a 5.9 per cent share of global imports by 2050, the country will become the third-largest importer, following China and the United States.
3. Uttar Pradesh Government to set up ‘Electronic Park’
The Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has cleared a proposal to develop an ‘Electronic Park’, along the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) area, near Noida, to promote the electronics industry. The park is proposed to be developed in an area of 250 acres of the YEIDA near Jewar Airport.
4. World Rhino Day observed on 22 September
World Rhino Day is observed globally on 22 September every year. This day provides the opportunity for cause-related organizations, NGOs, zoos, and members of the public to celebrate rhinos in their own unique ways. This day is celebrated to raise awareness of the need to protect all the five existing species of Rhinoceros, which are: Black Rhino, White Rhino, Greater one-horned Rhino, Sumatran Rhino and Javan Rhinos.
5. Justin Trudeau wins 3rd term as Prime Minister of Canada
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has won the third term to serve as the PM of the country, after his party won the 2021 parliamentary elections on September 20, 2021. However, the Liberal Party of the 49-year-old Justin Trudeau could only manage to win minority seats in the election. Justin Trudeau is in power since 2015.
6. Tamil Nadu and Puducherry beaches get coveted ‘blue flag’ certification
Two more beaches in India have been awarded “Blue Flag” certification, an international eco-level tag, taking the total number of such beaches in the country to 10. The two beaches to receive the certification this year are Kovalam in Tamil Nadu and Eden in Puducherry.
7. Zee Entertainment merges with Sony India
The Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) on September 22, 2021, announced that its board of directors have unanimously given in-principle approval for the merger between ZEEL and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI). Punit Goenka will continue to be the Managing Director (MD) and CEO of the merged ZEEL-SONY. The merged entity will be publicly listed in India.
8. Air Marshal VR Chaudhari appointed as next Chief of Indian Air Force: Defence Ministry
The Central Government on September 21, 2021, appointed the ace fighter pilot Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari as the next Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF). He has succeeded Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria who will retire from the service on September 30.
9. Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina honoured with SDG Progress award
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was conferred with the ‘SDG Progress Award’ by the UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) for Bangladesh’s steady progress in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.