Page-50 of Current Affairs - September, 2021

Varanasi-Chunar Cruise Service begins to boost Tourism

The Varanasi-Chunar Cruise service started on September 5, 2021 and added a new dimension to the tourism facilities in Varanasi. Highlights This cruise service in Ganga River will run from Varanasi to historic Chunar fort in Mirzapur. Tourists travelling to Varanasi can now travel around 30 km long journey in River Ganga. Tourists can now ..

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Sri Lankan Economic Crisis- Things to know

Government of Sri Lanka declared an economic emergency in last week of August 2021 because of rising food prices, depreciating currency, and depleting forex reserves. Highlights President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, called in the army to manage this crisis by rationing the supply of essential goods. What led to economic crisis in Sri Lanka? ..

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Panjshir Valley’s resistance against the Taliban

The Taliban and opposition forces battled badly to control the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan on September 4, 2021. Highlights Panjshir Valley is located to the north of Kabul. Both the sides claimed to have the control in Panjshir but neither could produce conclusive evidence to prove it. Background The Taliban were unable to control this ..

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PM Modi tops Morning Consult Global Ratings

According to US-based global leader approval tracker morning consult, approval rating of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the highest among thirteen world leaders who were surveyed. Highlights This survey data is updated on a weekly basis. Prime Minister Modi obtained the approval rating of 70 per cent. He is ahead of President of Mexico Andres ..

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Karbi Anglong Peace Accord- Highlights

The historic tripartite Karbi Anglong Accord was signed on September 4, 2021 between the government of India, government of Assam and six factions of the Karbi. Key facts As per the accord, the armed groups shall shun their path of violence, surrender their weapons and disband their organisations within one month of the date of ..

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