Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: September 25, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for September 25, 2021

INDIA

– Caste Census of backward classes administratively difficult: Centre tells Supreme Court
– Supreme Court quashes Madras HC direction on EWS quota in NEET AIQ
– UPSC allows unmarried women to apply for NDA and Naval Academy exam
– Shubham Kumar tops civil services exam 2020: UPSC
– President presents National Service Scheme Awards for 2019-20
– 5-day ‘First Himalayan Film Festival’ inaugurated at Leh in Ladakh UT by Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur
– Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar presides over the International Week of Deaf People (Sept 20-26) 2021, theme: “Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities”
– MoU signed between Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata and the Natural History Museum of UK

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– BSE Sensex closes above 60,000 points for the first time
– RBI announces revised rules for securitisation of standard assets
– India’s Comptroller and Auditor General G C Murmu selected as the external auditor of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
– India signs contract with Airbus Defence & Space company of Spain for acquisition of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft; 40 out of 56 aircrafts to be made in India by Tata Consortium
– Competition Commission of India penalises beer companies for indulging into cartelisation
– US: PM Modi meets Japan’s PM Yoshihide Suga and Australia’s PM Scott Morrison on the sidelines of the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Washington
– PM Modi meets US Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington
– Japan’s PM Yoshihide Suga and Australia’s PM Scott Morrison on the sidelines of the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Washington
– India, Australia hold first Joint Working Group meet on coal, mines

WORLD

– China ranked as worst environment for Internet freedom for the seventh year in a row by U.S.-based not-for-profit entity Freedom House
– Sri Lanka working to address the post-ethnic war issues: Foreign Minister G. L. Peiris tells EAM S. Jaishankar
– Russia: 5 climbers die after a blizzard on Europe’s highest peak ‘Mount Elbrus’ (5,642 metres)
– China and Pakistan conduct Joint Anti-Terrorist Exercise (JATE)-2021 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province

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