“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Daily Current Affairs – 21.09.2023

  • The Government has instituted a new set of National Awards in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation known as ‘Rashtriya Vigyan Puraskar’ today.
  • The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has reduced the cut-off percentile for Postgraduate courses (Medical/ Dental) for NEET PG Counselling 2023.
  • Indian Space Research Organisation is set to establish contact with Chandrayaan 3 Lander and Rover which were put on sleep mode after 14 days when the sun set on Moon.
  • In a historic move, the Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar constituted an all-women panel of Vice-Chairpersons in Rajya Sabha in view of the Women’s reservation Bill.
  • The Finance Ministry today decline the reports of any distress regarding household savings and its overall effect on economy.
  • The Lok Sabha today took up a discussion on the success of Chandrayaan -3 Mission and other achievements of the nation in the Space sector.
  • Under India’s G20 presidency, the fourth International Infrastructure Working Group meeting started from today at Maharaja Chhatrasal Convention Center, Khajuraho, MP.
  • India will host the International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (ICCC) in the year 2027 in New Delhi.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the passage of the Women reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha will instill new energy and confidence in the women community.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi on Saturday to inaugurate 16 Atal Awasiya Vidyalayas built across Uttar Pradesh.
  • The Singapore – India annual Naval Maritime Bilateral Exercise between the Indian Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy is being held from today till 24 of this month.
  • President Droupadi Murmu will inaugurate the first Uttar Pradesh International Trade Show in India Expo Centre and Mart in Greater Noida today. The trade show will be held from September 21 to 25.
  • The Lok Sabha has given its nod to the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Amendment) Bill, seeking to reserve one-third of the total number of seats for women in Lower House and State legislative assemblies.
  • India Global Forum and World Governments Summit have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop an Emerging Economies Programme.
  • The Defence Ministry today said that the Indian Army and the United States Army will co-host a joint military conference in New Delhi from the 25th to the 27th of this month.
  • Indian Naval Ship ‘Nireekshak’ successfully conducted vital Mixed Gas Diving training sessions as part of IN-SLN Divex 23. The Indian Navy’s diving support vessel initiated the sea dive on Sunday and after a successful diving exercise, returned today with the Sri Lanka Navy divers.
  • Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Dr Jitendra Singh has stressed the importance of Swachhata saying cleanliness does not add to costs but boosts productivity and conserves resources.
  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters, New York that the UN should lead by example to bring women in leadership position.
  • Showcasing India’s maritime expertise and commitment, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Pollution-Control Vessel ‘Samudra Prahari’ carried out a comprehensive Pollution Response Table-Top exercise and demonstration at Khlong Toei Port in Thailand yesterday.
  • Ahead of the festive Durga Puja celebrations, the Bangladesh government has permitted traders to sell nearly 4,000
  • Dubai, UAE – 20 September 2023: India Global Forum and World Governments Summit have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop an Emerging Economies Programme.
  • UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly has called for an expansion of the United Nations Security Council with India as one of its permanent members.
  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called upon wealthy nations to take lead in fight against climate change. He called on world leaders to update their efforts to tackle the climate crisis, including setting net-zero targets and phasing out fossil fuels.
  • Nepal celebrates the Ninth Constitution Day today. A special ceremony was hosted at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel in Kathmandu on the occasion of Constitution Day of Nepal.
  • Armenian forces have agreed to a Russian proposal for a ceasefire and complete surrender as demanded by Azerbaijan on Wednesday.
  • Asian Games: India qualify for semifinals in Women’s Cricket after rain washes out quarterfinal match with Malaysia at Hangzhou in China
  • India will start its campaigns in women’s cricket, sailing and rowing at the Hangzhou Asian Games today in China. The men’s and women’s rowing teams will attempt to build on their excellent performance in the Repechage round in a bid to qualify for the finals.
  • In Hongzhou Asian Games, Indian men’s volleyball team stunned a higher-ranked South Korea 3-2 in a five-set thriller in Zhejiang, China today.
  • Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj has grabbed the top spot in the latest ICC bowler’s rankings. His latest match-winning performance against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup final provided eight spot leaps to take him to the top.


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