Page-63 of Current Affairs - September, 2021

8th Meeting of Agricultural Experts of BIMSTEC Countries held

8th Meeting of Agricultural Experts of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Countries was hosted by India on August 31, 2021. Highlights Meeting was attended by Agricultural Ministries from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar and Thailand. During this meet, Chairman highlighted the UN Food System Summit 2021 and ..

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LS Speaker inaugurates Parliamentary Outreach Programme

Lok Sabha speaker, Om Birla, inaugurated a parliamentary outreach programme to empower Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Key Points Programme was inaugurated at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre in Srinagar. Now, arrangements will be by Lok Sabha secretariat to conduct capacity-building programmes for representatives of PRIs in the UT. ..

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Sri Lanka declares Food Emergency

Sri Lanka declared a state of emergency over food shortages on August 31, 2021 after private banks in the country ran out of foreign exchange to finance imports. Highlights Sri Lanka is suffering from a hard-hitting economic crisis. Following the crisis, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa ordered emergency regulations to counter the hoarding of sugar, rice and ..

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FBI report on US Hate Crimes

According to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) report, the number of hate crimes in United States increased to highest level in the year 2020. Highlights Crimes reached to highest level in more than a decade and is the result of rise in assaults targeting Black victims and victims of Asian descent. 2020 data was submitted ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: September 1, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for September 1, 2021 INDIA – Pankaj Kumar Singh takes charge as new DG of BSF – Sanjay Arora takes charge as new DG of ITBP – Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates Web Portal for registrations of units under New Central Sector Scheme 2021 for J&K – ..

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