Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: September 10, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for September 10, 2021


– India Rankings 2021 of National Institutional Ranking Framework released by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
– Rankings based on 5 parameters: Teaching, Learning & Resources, Research & Professional Practice, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach & Inclusivity and Perception
– Indian Institute of Technology Madras 1st in Overall Category as well as in Engineering
– Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru 1st in the University as well as Research Institution category
– IIM Ahmedabad 1st in Management colleges
– All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 1st in Medical
– Jamia Hamdard, Delhi 1st in Pharmacy subject
– Miranda College, Delhi 1st amongst colleges
– IIT Roorkee 1st in Architecture subject
– National Law School of India University, Bangalore 1st in Law
– Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, 1st in “Dental” category


DRDO hands over air defence missile (MRSAM) System to IAF at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
– Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari inaugurated an emergency landing strip at Satta-Gandhav stretch on National Highway 925 in Barmer, Rajasthan for Indian Air Force planes
– MoS Jal Shakti Prahlad Singh Patel launches Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2021
– Himalayan Day celebrated on Sept 9, theme: ‘Contribution of Himalayas And Our Responsibilities’
– Govt signs one-year peace pact with Naga insurgent group NSCN led by Niki Sumi, accused of killing 18 Army soldiers in 2015
– Gyanvapi mosque-Kashi Vishwanath temple title dispute in Varanasi: Allahabad High Court stays lower court proceedings
– Tamil film lyricist, poet and scholar Pulamaipithan dies in Chennai at 86
– India’s Ayaan Shankta named as a 2021 International Young Eco-Hero in recognition of his efforts to solve tough environmental problems


– Govt. sets up 8-member panel for framing a new law for drugs, cosmetics and medical devices; panel headed by Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr V G Somani
– ITR filing deadline for FY 2020-21 extended to December 31, 2021
– India, Denmark jointly launch ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ as part of Green Strategic Partnership
– Finance Ministry releases Rs 9,871 cr to 17 states as revenue deficit grant
– Govt unveils 100-day plan for civil aviation sector, focus on 16 areas
– Railways Ministry announces closure of Indian Railways Organisation for Alternative Fuels (IROAF)
– Ford Motor Co. ends manufacturing of vehicles in India, shuts factories in Gujarat and Chennai


– India hosts BRICS Summit virtually in its capacity as its chair
– World EV (Electric Vehicle) day celebrated on September 9
– International Day to Protect Education from Attack observed by UN on September 9
– UK’s Susanna Clarke wins Women’s Prize for Fiction for fantasy novel ‘Piranesi’


– ICC World T20: BCCI makes MS Dhoni mentor of Team India
– Olympic silver medallist wrestler Ravi Dahiya appointed assistant director in education department of Delhi govt




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