Current Affairs - September, 2021

AUKUS: New security partnership for Indo-Pacific

US President Joe Biden administration has announced a new trilateral security partnership for the Indo-pacific. Security partnership was done between Australia, United Kingdom and United States. Highlights This security grouping called AUKUS, will focus towards advancing strategic interests in the Indo-Pacific region. Officials noted that, the trilateral grouping was security focused and is different but ..

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World Bank: 21 million to be out of Covid-induced poverty

The World Bank cut back on the Covid-induced poverty estimates by 21 million on September 15, 2021. Highlights World bank also said that, the global poverty may be turning the corner on pandemic in 2021. It also warned that the number of poor in the backdrop of Covid was still unprecedented. Implications of this estimate ..

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PM Modi on Time’s ‘100 most influential’ list

Prime Minister Narendra Modi have been named among 100 most influential people of 2021 by the Time Magazine. Key Points Apart from PM Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and CEO of Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla have also been named among the world’s 100 most influential people. Time magazine unveiled its annual ..

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SpaceX launched 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

SpaceX launched four amateurs on its first ever private flight on September 15, 2021. Highlights SpaceX first ever “Earth-circling trip” was started onboarding two contest winners, a health care worker as well as their rich sponsor. This is the most ambitious leap in space tourism. This was the first time any rocket blasted off toward ..

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September 15: International Day of Democracy

International Day of Democracy was observed on September 15, 2021, in order to review the state of democracy across the globe. Theme of the day Theme of International Day of Democracy for year 2021 is “Strengthening democratic resilience in the face of future crises”. Background International Day of Democracy was established in 2007 by a ..

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