Current Affairs One-Liner: 12th September 2021

Published on September 12, 2021
  • Coal India Ltd (CIL) signed MoU with the Department of Health & Family Welfare, of the Government of Assam. The MoU was signed to enhance health infrastructure at the Silchar Medical College & Hospital, Silchar, which is the only Medical College and Hospital in Barak Valley Region, Assam. The MoU is part of CIL’s CSR initiative and it will grant Rs 5 crores to develop an ICU facility and medical gas pipeline in the Silchar Medical College & Hospital.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of CIL: Kolkata, West Bengal
    • Chairman of CIL: Pramod Agrawal
    • CM of Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma
  • ‘Orca’: It is the name of the World’s largest plant to capture CO2 from the air. It has started operating in Iceland and it will suck the CO2 from the air and will store it underground in the form of rock. It is developed by Climeworks AG in partnership with Carbfix. It has the capacity to capture 4000 tons of CO2 per year.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 12th September 2021
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of Iceland: Reykjavik
    • Currency of Iceland: Icelandic kr√≥na (ISK)
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of 100% of the equity share capital of Inflow Technologies Private Limited by Savex Technologies Private Limited.
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of 26% of the equity share capital of ONGC Tripura Power to GAIL (India) Limited from IL&FS group entities.
  • Important Days and Themes: 11th Sep 2021: World First Aid Day
    • Theme for 2021: ‘First aid and road safety’
    • 12th Sep 2021: International Day for South-South Cooperation
  • Zapad 2021: It is the name of Russia’s Multi Nation Military Exercise and was held at Nizhniy, Russia. India also participated in the military exercise with 200 personnel from Naga Regiment.
  • India’s Mini Ratna Category 1 Defence PSU Warship building company named Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) signed MoU with France’s European Naval Defence Industry to offer high-end surface ships which are based on sea proven ‘Gowind’ design structure.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of GRSE: Kolkata, India
  • OneWeb signed MoU with Hughes Network System
  • India and ADB signed Loan Agreement for Maharashtra
  • 13th BRICS Summit
  • US-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP) Meeting

Question: 

Q.1 Which country hosted the ‘Zapad 2021’ Multi Nation Military Exercise?
a. India
b. Russia
c. Kazakhstan
d. Serbia

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