Page-2 of Current Affairs - September, 2021

ADB cuts India’s Growth Forecast to 10%

The Asian Development Bank (ADP) has reduced its forecast for India’s GDP growth to 10 percent in 2021-22, from 11 percent it projected earlier. Key Points GDP growth was reduced as the downside risks were dominating the economic outlook. ADB also noted that, rising input costs is increasing the inflation to a faster pace of ..

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Guinness Records certified Japanese sisters as Oldest Living Twins

Guinness World Records has certified two Japanese sisters as the “oldest living identical twins” of the world on September 20, 2021. Key Points Both the sisters are at 107. This certification date coincides with the “Respect for the Aged Day” which is a national holiday in Japan. Who are the twin sisters? Twin sisters that ..

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Bangladesh PM conferred with SDG Progress award

Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, has been conferred with the “SDG Progress Award” and was introduced as the “jewel in the crown of the day” at an event on September 20, 2021. Key Points Award was conferred by the UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). She was awarded for Bangladesh’s steady course in responding to ..

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September 21: World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer Day was observed across the world on September 21 with the objective of raising awareness of the disease, common symptoms and risk factors. Highlights Alzheimer disease is a prevalent kind of dementia which gradually causes memory loss & loss of cognitive capacity. The day raises awareness regarding the cause and severity of Alzheimer’s ..

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September 21: International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed by United Nations on September 21, every year. Key Points This day is also called as World Peace Day. The Day is celebrated across the world in order to strengthen the ideals of peace by observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. It promotes global solidarity to build ..

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