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Current Affairs today- 10th SEPTEMBER, 2021

 1.  Which nation will host the 13th BRICS Summit?


Detail Info:-

BRICS summit, an international relations conference attended by the heads of state or heads of government of the five-member states Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa

Moto of 13th BRICS Summit:-

·         Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity

·         Consolidation and Consensus


The 13th BRICS Summit will be held in New Delhi

 2.  Which state government plans to undertake public welfare projects worth Rs. 1,000 crores under Vatan Prem Yojana?

Ans:- Gujarat

Detail Info:-

The Gujarat government on Saturday said it planned to undertake public welfare projects to the tune of    ₹ 1,000 crore jointly with non-resident Gujaratis by December next year under its ”Vatan Prem Yojana”.

 3.  Which company has launched India’s first digital payment interactive geospatial platform named Pulse?

Ans:- PhonePe

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Detail Info:-

Walmart-owned digital payments firm PhonePe has launched PhonePe Pulse, India’s first interactive platform with data, insights, and trends on digital payments in the country.

Founder and CEO:-

Sameer Nigam

Head of Strategy and Investor Relations:-

Karthik Raghupathy

 4.  The book named “Know Your Rights and Claim Them: A Guide for Youth” is an upcoming book by which celebrity?

Ans:-Angelina Jolie

 5.  When was the ‘International Day to Protect Education from Attack’ observed?

Ans:-9th September

Detail Info:-

This day is observed by United Nations to raise awareness on the need to protect education from attack

Key point:-

The first time observed was on 9thSept. 2020

 6.  India’s first building made of bio-bricks from agro-waste has been inaugurated at which place?

Ans:- IIT Hyderabad

Detail Info:-

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Hyderabad on Thursday inaugurated India’s first building made of bio-bricks from agro-waste. Calling it a perfect illustration of ‘Wealth from Waste’, IIT-H Director BS Murthy said the institute will submit a proposal to the Ministry of Agriculture to promote its wider adoption by the rural community.

Key Points:-

The technology has been developed by research scholar Priyabrata Rautray under the supervision of Professor Deepak John Mathew at the Department of Design.

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 7.  Which institution, in a joint venture with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), has built an app to predict natural disasters?

Ans:- IIT Roorkee

Detail Info:-

·         In a joint venture with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), IIT Roorkee has built an app that can predict natural disasters.

·         As per the information shared by Uttarakhand Cabinet Minister Dhan Singh Rawat on Monday, the app will alert you about the probable natural calamities beforehand.

 8.  Which Indian State/UT has launched a drone-based afforestation project, named ‘Hara Bhara’?

Ans:- Telangana

Detail Info:

The Telangana government has partnered with Marut Drones, a Hyderabad-based drone technology startup, to launch a drone-based afforestation project, named ‘Hara Bhara’.

Key points:-

·         By this project Telangana Govt. has planned to plant 50 lakh trees across 12,000 hectares of land in forests in all the 33 districts of Telangana.

·         The drone which will be used in this project has been named ‘Seedcopter’.

 9.  Who is the first IAS officer from India to win a Paralympics medal?

Ans:- Suhas Yathiraj


 10.  Atma Nirbhar Krishi Yojna’ andAtma Nirbhar Bagwani Yojna’ schemes have been launched by which state?

Ans:- Arunachal Pradesh

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Detail Info:-

·         Arunachal Pradesh government two of its ambitious schemes, one in the agriculture sector called ‘AtmaNirbhar Krishi Yojna’ and the other for horticulture named ‘AtmaNirbhar Bagwani Yojna

·         A total amount of Rs 120 crores – Rs 60 crore for each scheme has been allocated to the two concerned departments of Agriculture and Horticulture.

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