Current Affairs For (21 September, 2021)

Name the campaign launched by the Department of Justice for Justice Delivery at doorstep.

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Department of Justice under the Ministry of Law and Justice has launched the “Ek Pahal” campaign to encourage mass registration under Tele-Law. The Ek Pahal campaign will run across the country from 17th September till 2nd October.

NPCI has partnered with which entity to enable UPI QR-based payments acceptance in 10 Asian markets?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL) has partnered with Liquid Group Pte. Ltd. (Liquid Group) to enable UPI QR-based payments acceptance in 10 markets across North Asia and Southeast Asia.

The annual Doing Business report will no longer be released due to data irregularities issues. The report was released by which organization?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) The World Bank Group has announced to discontinue the Doing Business report (popularly know as ease of doing business ranking).

Who has been roped in by the Fino Payments Bank as its first ever brand ambassador?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Fino Payments Bank (FPBL) has appointed Indian actor Pankaj Tripathi as its first brand ambassador, for a period of two-year, effective from September 01, 2021.

Harmilan Kaur Bains has created national record in which event at the 60th National Open Athletics Championships?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Harmilan Kaur Bains of Punjab has created a new national record in the women’s 1500m race by clocking 4:05.39 to bag the gold in the women’s 1500m event, at the 60th National Open Athletics Championships.

Who has been appointed as the new Chief Minister of Punjab post the resignation of Amarinder Singh?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Charanjit Singh Channi has been elected as the new Chief Minister of Punjab by the Congress party.

Sirarakhong chilly and Tamenglong Orange are the newly Geographical Index (GI) tagged products of which state?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Two famous products of Manipur, namely Hathei chilly, commonly known as the Sirarakhong chilly and Tamenglong Orange have received the Geographical Index (GI) tag.

Who is the author of the book titled ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) The book has been authored by Dr Prabhleen Singh, administrative officer at the Punjabi University, Patiala.

Which player has won the Asian Snooker Championship 2021?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) Pankaj Advani of India won the Asian Snooker Championship 2021 by defeating Amir Sarkhosh. He won in the best of 11 frames final.

Which state has declared Cooper Mahseer or Katley as its state fish? (A) Goa

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Sol. The Government of Sikkim has declared ‘Cooper Mahseer’ locally named as ‘Katley’ as the state fish. Neolissochilus hexagonolepis is the scientific name of the Cooper Mahseer.

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