Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: September 28, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for September 28, 2021


– Candidates for seven Rajya Sabha seats elected
– PM launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission; every citizen to get digital health ID and health records digitally protected
– Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launches ‘Swachh Survekshan 2022’ annual cleanliness survey
– 4th Indo-US Health Dialogue being hosted by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sept 27-28
– India, Oman ink pact to boost maritime security cooperation during visit of Chief of Navy Staff Admiral Karambir Singh
– EAM S. Jaishankar meets Singaporean counterpart in US; discusses Indo-Pacific, COVID-19
– Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal launches Delhi tourism’s mobile app ‘Dekho Meri Dilli’
– Gujarat: Nimaben Acharya becomes 1st woman Speaker of Assembly
– Lieutenant General Gurbirpal Singh takes charge as new Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC)


– Centre sets up GoM led by led by Karnataka CM Basavaraj S. Bommai set up to rationalise GST rates
– Centre notifies medical device parks’ scheme
– RBI imposes Rs 2 crore penalty on RBL Bank for breaching deposit, board composition norms
– Ministry of Food Processing Industries, in association with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, virtually launches the PMFME (Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises) Scheme Seed Capital Module
– NCW launches Training, Capacity Building Program for Women in Dairy Farming
– India, Australia must work towards enhancing supply chain resilience: Piyush Goyal


– Germany: Social Democrats beat outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU conservative bloc in general elections
– Europe: San Marino votes in favor of legalising abortion in a referendum
– World Tourism Day observed on Sept 27; focus: “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”
– Greece: Strong quake rattles island of Crete; 1 dead
– Iceland: Close to 50% seats won by women in general elections


– Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins 100th Formula One race with victory in Russian GP at Sochi
– US defeats Europe 19-9 to win Ryder Cup golf tournament held in Wisconsin (US)




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