Weekly Current Affairs: Quiz 13 September to 19 September 2021

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The week's updated current affairs quiz covers topics such as new Gujarat Chief Minister,  Medicine from the Sky project,  first woman Secretary-General of UNTACD and AUKUS security pact among others.   

Charanjit Singh Channi to be new Punjab Chief Minister- Know all about him!

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Congress leader Harish Rawat tweeted saying, "it gives me immense pleasure to announce that Charanjit Singh Channi has been unanimously elected as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party of Punjab."

France recalls ambassadors from US, Australia over new AUKUS security pact

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The AUKUS military agreement scraps Australia's $40 billion French submarine contract in favour of building nuclear-powered submarines with the support of UK and the US. 

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh resigns, who will be the next Punjab CM?

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Congress MP Ambika Soni has turned down the offer of Punjab CM post saying, "I believe Punjab CM face should be a Sikh." Congress MLA Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that the decision regarding the new Punjab CM, will be taken in the next 2-3 hours in Chandigarh.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 13 September to 18 September 2021

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The Captain of the Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli announced that he has decided to step down as the T20 captain. 

World’s largest expressway in India: 10 key points you should know

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The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will be the world’s largest expressway in India. It will be 1,380-km long and 8-lane wide. Read all you need to know

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi appointed as Sustainable Development Goals Advocate by UN

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The SDG Advocates of the UN Secretary-General are the strong public figures who can use their platform and voices to bring to life the vision of a better world and also call for action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

Renowned Theoretical Physicist Thanu Padmanabhan passes away at 64

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Renowned theoretical physicist and professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) Thanu Padmanabhan passed away. In 2021, he was awarded Kerala Science Award.

45th GST council meeting: Concessional GST rates on COVID-19 related medicines extended till Dec 31st

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45th GST council meeting: FM Nirmala Sitharaman shared that the GST Council members made it clear that they do not want petroleum products to be included under GST. 

Current Affairs Quiz: 17 September 2021

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The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Prince Philip's will and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 September 2021

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Shefali Juneja from India has become the first woman Chairperson of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Aviation Security Committee. 

Somalia: President suspends PM’s power to hire and fire officials as country awaits elections

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Prime Minister of Somalia Mohammed Hussein Roble, while commenting on his suspension by the President, said that he will not abide by the President’s order and accused the President of twisting the constitutional provisions.

Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana launched: All you need to know!

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Under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana, training will be provided to 50,000 candidates over a period of three years. 

Current Affairs in Short: 17 September 2021

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The UK High Court’s senior-most family judge ruled that the will of the late Prince Philip should remain secret to protect the “dignity” of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's head of state. 

US India Strategic Partnership Forum: India US have same goals towards climate change, says Power Minister

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In his address, the Power Minister R K Singh informed that India has set an ambitious target of 175 GW capacity of Renewable Energy by 2022 and 450 GW of Renewable Energy by 2030.

Telangana Liberation Day: BJP demands to celebrate September 17 as Telangana Liberation Day- Why is the day important?

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Hyderabad liberation day: There is a call to observe Telangana Liberation Day on September 17, as it was on this day that the state got its liberation in 1948. 

BHEL commissions India’s largest floating solar photovoltaic plant in Andhra Pradesh- Check details

2 days ago
The state-owned BHEL informed that the company has successfully commissioned India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant. It added that with its unique state-of-the-art design, the project is an engineering marvel, created by BHEL.

India's Shefali Juneja elected as first woman chairperson of ICAO Aviation Security Committee- What is ICAO?

2 days ago
India has taken up the responsibility of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Aviation Security Committee after a gap of 12 years. 

PM Modi addresses SCO Summit 2021, says SCO must develop a shared template to fight radicalism and extremism

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PM Modi addresses SCO Summit 2021: Prime Minister Modi at SCO Summit assured that India is committed to increasing its connectivity with Central Asia. He added that landlocked central Asian countries can benefit immensely by connecting with India's vast market. 

PM Modi birthday: Centre aims to achieve vaccination record to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday 

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A 20-day mega event “Seva and Samarpan Abhiyan” has been planned to mark PM Narendra Modi's “20 years in public service”. He had been sworn in as Gujarat Chief Minister on October 7, 2001. 
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