Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (August 08th to 14th September 2021)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs of 08th to 14th September 2021. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming SBI Clerk 2021 and other competitive exams can make use of it.


  • International Literacy Day is observed and celebrated widely every year on September 8 & the theme of 2021 is ‘Literacy for a human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide’.
  • International Day to Protect Education from Attack – Observed on Sep 09
  • World Suicide Prevention Day is an awareness day observed on 10September every year
  • Environmentalist Anil Joshi announced that Himalaya Diwas will be observed on September 9 in Uttarakhand.
  • World EV Day is observed on September 9 every year.
  • World First Aid Day is an annual campaign to ‘promote the importance of first aid training in preventing injuries and saving lives’ Observed on September 11. 
  • United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation  Observed on Sep 12


  • MEA and TRIFED to set up Atma Nirbhar Bharat corner in 100 Indian Embassies across the World.
  • On 7th September 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the “Shikshak Parv-2021” via video conferencing.
  • G Kishan Reddy, the Minister of Culture, launched the “Bujurgon ki Baat-Desh Ke Saath” program in New Delhi on 07th September.
  • The Ministry of Coal has constituted a Task Force and Expert Committee to Prepare Road Map for Coal based Hydrogen Production.
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has amended the Income-tax Rules to ease authentication of electronic records submitted in faceless assessment proceedings
  • India’sfirstIndigenously Designed HighAshCoalGasification Based Methanol Production Plantunveiled at BHEL R&D Centre, Hyderabad
  • Centre Forms committee to Frame New Law For Drugs, Cosmetics, Medical Devices; Head – Dr VG Somani
  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology launched the pilot drive ‘Main Bhi Digital 3.0’ for Digital Onboarding & Training for street vendors
  • The government widened the scope of the Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) scheme for specified agriculture products by including dairy products in its purview and increasing the rates of assistance.
  • The Minister of State, Jal Shakti Ministry, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel presided over the e-launch of Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2021 under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase -II at an event organized by Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS).
  • The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has set up three Boards for Advance Rulings (BAR) to offer greater clarity on tax implications of transactions, which in turn will help avoid income tax disputes.
  • The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Shri Pashupati Kumar Paras and the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, inaugurated 7 food processing projects at Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, through video conferencing here as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’
  • A webinar on “POSHAN Abhiyaan– Sahi Poshan Desh Roshan” was organised by Regional Outreach Bureau (ROB) & Press Information Bureau (PIB), Chandigarh, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India.
  • The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) tied a partnership with Smart Power India (SPI), an arm of Rockefeller Foundation & Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to encourage Decentralised Renewable Energy (DRE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) innovations.
  • Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd., (GRSE), a Mini Ratna Category 1 Defence PSU leading warship building company of India, and Naval Group, European Naval Defence Industry from France signed MoU in the field of offering high-end surface ships which based on the sea-proven “Gowind” design and to fulfil the requirements of India and international naval forces.
  • Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State(MoS), Ministry of Jal Shakti presided over the virtual launch of Swachh Survekshan Grameen(SSG) 2021 under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) (SBM(G)) Phase- II during the event organised by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS).
  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) in association with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launched the “Main Bhi Digital 3.0” -A special Campaign for Digital Onboarding and Training for street vendors under Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme on the pitot based in 223 cities in the country.
  • Nuakhai, the harvest festival of Odisha is celebrated on Bhadraba Shuklapakhya Panchami tithi, the next day of Ganesh Chaturthi.
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur and Indian Air Force (IAF) Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Collaboration in the field of Academics and Research in the domain Aerospace Technology and for the establishment of Chair of Excellence and Research Scholar Program (RSP) for Indian Air Force Officers at the IAF Headquarters, New Delhi
  • India’s 1st Indigenously Designed High Ash Coal Gasification Based Methanol Production Plant was inaugurated in Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), R&D centre at Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • The Ministerial meeting of the United States (US)-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP) 2021 held virtually was co-chaired by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas with the US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm to launch the revamped U.S.-India SCEP.
  • Haryana has become the first state in the country to install off-grid solar pumps under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Uttan Mahabhiyan (PM KUSUM).


  • Afghanistan Mullah Hasan Akhund appointed PM of new Taliban govt, Mullah Baradar to be his deputy
  • El Salvador has become the first country in the world to accept Bitcoin as legal tender.
  • Cuba became the first country in the worldon September 6, 2021, to vaccinate toddlers with the COVID-19 vaccine
  • The Greek government announced that it is creating a ministry for climate change after a record-breaking summer of deadly heat.
  • Yoshihide Suga step down as Japan’s prime minister
  • The world’s largest plant designed to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and turn it into rock has started running.
  • The Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla participated in the 5th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (5WCSP) 2021 was held in Vienna, Austria from September 7-8, 2021., organized by the Austrian Parliament, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations (UN).
  • Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State (MoS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) addressed the 74th session of the World Health Organization South-East Asia Regional Office (WHO-SEARO) through a virtual conference and he represented India.
  • Bharti group backed OneWeb and United States (US) company Hughes Network System has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a session at Satellite 2021 in Maryland,US for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite service in India and US.
  • The World’s Largest Plant to Capture Carbon Dioxide (CO2) from air, ‘Orca’ Starts Operating in Iceland.
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the acquisition of 100% equity share capital of Inflow Technologies Private Limited (Inflow) by Savex Technologies Private Limited (Savex).
  • The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over the first deliverable Firing Unit (FU) of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM)/”Barak-8″ System to Indian Air Force (IAF) at Air Force Station, Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.


  • Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav unveiled first functional Smog Tower of India, situated at Anand Vihar in New Delhi
  • Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia launched the Delhi government’s ‘Business Blasters’ programme which aims at developing young entrepreneurs at the school-level by providing students seed money to start a business.
  • The Assam government announced that it will form a committee comprising ministers and members of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) for preparing a roadmap within three months to implement the Assam Accord.
  • India’s tallest air purifier tower become operational in Chandigarh
  • ADB grants $300 million loan toexpand rural connectivity in Maharashtra
  • Asian Development Bank and India have signed two separate loans totalling $412 million for projects in Maharashtra and Jharkhand
  • Mumbai became first South Asian city to work on climate action plan
  • Karnataka state govt to set up spices park in Chikkamagaluru
  • Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate an emergency landing strip at Gandhav Bhakasar section on National Highway-925 in Barmer, Rajasthan, for Indian Air Force (IAF) planes.
  • The Jharkhand Assembly cleared the Jharkhand State Employment of Local Candidates in Private Sector Bill, 2021, which accords 75 percent of all existing jobs in the private sector with a monthly salary of up to Rs.40,000 for locals. 
  • In an effort to enhance electronic payment of taxes and dues easier, the Odisha government rolled out a revamped platform.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated via video conferencing the Ahmedabad-based Sardardham Bhavan and, in the same function, also performed the “Bhoomi Pujan” of the Sardardham Phase-II Kanya Chhatralaya (girls’ hostel). 
  • The country’s largest open air fernery was inaugurated at Ranikhet in Uttarakhand’s Almora district 
  • Civil aviation minister Jyotiradtiya Scindia launched “a first of its kind” Medicine from the Sky project aimed at transporting vaccines and other essential products to remote areas using drones.


  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. unveiled its branded store “Happy Shop” In Mumbai, marking its foray into non-fuel retailing.
  • The India Today Group has launched Good News Today (GNT), India’s first and only good news channel that recognise that the news doesn’t just have to be shocking, sensational and stressful.
  • India’s largest broking firm Zerodha has received in-principle approval to set up an asset management company (AMC) company. 
  • Walmart-owned Flipkart launched ‘Flipkart Boost’, a new programme aimed at helping digital-first consumer brands to grow their business.
  • S&P Global Ratings forecasts India’s GDP for FY22 at 9.50%; FY23 at 7.00%


  • SBM Bank has partnered with fintech player OneCard to launch a mobile-based credit card.
  • HDFC Bank has signed a pact with the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) for providing credit support to the micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME)
  • India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has joined hands with LIC Housing Finance for selling housing finance products of the latter to its 4.5 crore customers.
  • State-owned Bank of India (BOI) stated it has entered into a co-lending arrangement with MAS Financial Services for MSME loans.
  • Bank of Baroda ranked first in the MeitY Digital Payment Scorecard for 2020-21
  • Karnataka Bank unveiled POS device ‘WisePOSGo’ for merchant customers
  • Bank of Baroda announced the launch of its digital banking platform ‘bob World’, aimed at providing all banking services under one roof
  • Reserve Bank of India neglects lending curbs on UCO Bank
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has expanded the tokenisation facility from earlier device-based tokenisation framework to card-on-file tokenisation (CoFT)
  • NPCI introduces RuPay credit card stack, ‘nFiNi’ to enable fintechs to co-create bank sponsored credit cards
  • ICICI Bank stated ICICI Lombard General Insurance has ceased to be its subsidiary, as shareholding of the bank has come down to 48 per cent after the merger of Bharti AXA with the insurer.
  • Digital payments and financial firm Paytm announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Paytm Money, is launching a wealth and investment advisory marketplace on its platform to offer curated advisory services and products to retail investors.
  • South Indian Bank has launched the SIB – OneCard Credit Card.
  • Leading Public Sector Bank, UCO Bank has partnered with Fisdom, operated by a wealth-tech start-up Finwizard Technology Pvt. Ltd. to offer wealth management products and services, beginning with mutual funds, through the Bank’s mBanking Plus App to the Bank’s thirty million customers.
  • Debit card owners will soon be able to request a Visa card from the bank, which can store up to 2,000 rupees on the chip itself, allowing them to trade without a connection.


  • Paytm’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Paytm Money, is planning to launch a wealth and investment advisory marketplace on its platform to offer curated advisory services and products to retail investors.
  • In order to ensure security of transaction card data, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the scope of tokenization from device-based tokenization to card-on-file tokenization (CoFT) services.
  • Amazon Pay, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon in partnership with Kuvera, Investment platform will provide wealth management services to its 50 million customers across India.
  • The Government of India has enhanced the scope of the Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) for specified agriculture products schemes by including dairy products under its purview and increasing the rates of assistance.


  • The government has appointed Harsha Bhupendra Bangari as the managing director (MD) of Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank).
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of SL Tripathy as Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of the United India Insurance Company Limited (UIICL).
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for the appointment of S Ramesh as Managing Director (MD) of Bharat Petro Resources Limited (BPRL). 
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has appointed V Ramkrishana Gupta as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company with effect from August 1.
  • The Madhya Pradesh government has issued a letter appointing hockey player Vivek Sagar, who was part of the Indian squad that won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in the state police.
  • Ashoka Buildcon Managing Director and promoter Satish Parekh has taken over as the president of India Chapter of International Road Federation (IRF)
  • Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya Resigned
  • Lt Gen (retd) Gurmit Singh appointed as governor of Uttarakhand, ex-IPS RN Ravi as new Tamil Nadu governor
  • RBI grants re-appointment of V. Vaidyanathan as MD & CEO of IDFC FIRST Bank
  • The government has appointed 10 merchant bankers including Goldman Sachs (India) Securities, Citigroup Global Markets India, and Nomura Financial Advisory and Securities India to manage the mega initial public offering of country’s largest insurer LIC
  • The Government has appointed S. Pannu as Officiating President of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT).
  • Tata AIA Life Insurance announced on-boarding of Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra as its brand ambassador
  • The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India GC Murmu was elected as the chairman of the assembly of Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) for a period of three years from 2024 to 2027.
  • Nirlep Singh Rai is the new Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of National Fertilizers Limited (NFL), a Mini Ratna PSU under the Department of Fertilizers.
  • Kabir Suri, Co-Founder & Director, Azure Hospitality, took over as the new President of the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) at its 39th Annual General Meeting held online.
  • Sameer Sharma, a 1985-batch IAS officer, has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of the government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) in the place of Aditya Nath Das, who is due to retire on September 30.
  • Banks Board Bureau (BBB) recommended Atul Kumar Goel for the post of Managing Director of Punjab National Bank.
  • Vijay Rupani unexpectedly tendered his resignation as Gujarat chief minister, a year before the next assembly election. 
  • Yahoo Inc. announced Jim Lanzone as the new chief executive, he will be responsible for exploring strategic opportunities and growth of the company.
  • Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura took charge as the Chairman, National Commission for Minorities in the presence of Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in New Delhi.
  • Former Union Minister Vijay Goel took charge as Vice Chairman of Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti at a function in Gandhi Smriti,New Delhi, the site of the Martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.
  • Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Ramniklalbhai Rupani, 65, submitted his resignation to the Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat.
  • Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, has been appointed as the acting Prime Minister (PM) of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. 
  • Piramal Realty, the real estate arm of the Piramal Group, has appointed Former captain of Indian Cricket team Rahul Dravid as its brand ambassador for its portfolio of 4 residential projects and one commercial project.
  • Aziz Akhannouch, the leader of the liberal National Rally of Independents (RNI), is appointed as the new Prime Minister of Morocco. 


  • President Ram Nath Kovind, September 5, presented the national teacher award to 44 teachers on the occasion of Teachers’ Day.
  • Ramesh Narayan will be inducted into the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) Hall of Fame at the AdAsia 2021.
  • Indian biologist Shailendra Singh bags global award in turtle conservation
  • Writer Namita Gokhale has been chosen as the recipient of the seventh Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award
  • GMR led Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has won the prestigious awards of CII ‘National Energy Leader’ and ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ 2021
  • The Golden Rock Railway Workshop (GOC), Tiruchchirappalli has bagged 22nd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) 
  • A 12-year-old environmental activist from Mumbai, Ayaan Shankta, has been named as the 2021 International Young Eco-Hero in recognition of his efforts to solve tough environmental problems.
  • ICRISAT has been awarded the Africa Food Prize for 2021 for improving food security in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • The MSME Tool Room, Hyderabad,Central Institute of Tool Design (CITD) has obtained a patent for the invention entitled “AUTOMATIC MACHINE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CONICAL SHAPED FIREWORKS” for 20 years from the 10th November,2015.


  • The Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed a pact for providing reliable and sustainable power supply to security forces operating in remote, Naxal-affected and high-altitude areas.
  • All India Institute of Ayurveda signed MoU with Western Sydney University toappoint Ayurveda Chair
  • Coal India Limited has signed an MoU with Department of Sports in New Delhi for betterment of sports infrastructure in the country
  • Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy R. K. Singh met Denmark’s Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities Dan Jørgensen in New Delhi.


  • India-based First Policy Insurance Brokers has completed the acquisition of Amicus Insurance Brokers which helps consolidate its position in the market.
  • The world’s most valuable edtech company, Byju’s acquired online exam preparation platform Gradeup.


  • On Sep 07, 2021, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar represented India at the 74th Session of World Health Organization- South East Asia Regional Office (WHO-SEARO) through video-conference.
  • Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) attended the Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium 2021 (PACS-21) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii from 30 Aug to 02 Sep 21.
  • India to host G-20 summit in 2023; Piyush Goyal to be the Sherpa for G20
  • First ever IndiaJapan High Level Policy Dialogue on Environment was held virtually
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired the 13th BRICS Summit virtually & the theme of the Summit, [email protected]: Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation and Consensus.
  • On Sep 11, 2021, The first-ever 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue between India and Australia was held at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi.


  • State-run telecom research and development organisation C-DoT has launched a lab to design and develop pan-India integrated alert system for disaster management at the occasion of its 38th Foundation Day.
  • China successfully launched Earth observation satellite Gaofen-502 into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province on a Long March 4C carrier rocket.
  • For the first time, South Korea has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).


  • Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal released the book ‘Haryana Environment and Pollution Code’ compiled by former IAS officer and famous poet Smt. Dheera Khandelwal.
  • A book titled “Gita Govinda: Jaydeva’s Divine Odyssey” by Utpal K. Banerjee launched by culture minister


  • The cabinet approved the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme worth Rs 10,683 crore for textiles sector with an aim to boost domestic manufacturing and exports
  • Union Cabinet has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Instituteof Chartered Accountants of India and the Chamber of Auditors of the Republic of Azerbaijan


  • Union Minister Bhupender Yadav introduced PRANA portal to regulate air pollution in 132 cities
  • Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala, launched the portal for National Livestock Mission (NLM)


  • IIT Madras RetainsTopSpot in Overall Category of NIRF India Ranking 2021 list


  • India’s first Dugong conservation reserve will be built in Tamil Nadu for the conservation of Dugong.
  • Researchers from Department of Zoology Goa University and the Thackeray Wildlife Foundation, Mumbai, have discovered a new species of gecko in Goa.


  • On Sep 10,2021, India’s first nuclear-missile tracking ship INS Dhruv was commissioned from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Indigenously-Developed Tejas Light Combat Aircraft-Mk2 to be Launched in August 2022 & the first flight in early 2023.
  • On Sep 10, 2021, Indian Navy and Sudanese Navy carried out a bilateral maritime exercise in the Red Sea off the Sudanese coast.


  • The 130th edition of the Durand Cup kicked off at the Vivekananda Yubabharati Krirangan in Kolkata,West Bengal.
  • 19-year-old shooter Avani Lekhara, led India’s contingent at the Closing Ceremony of Tokyo Paralympics as the flag-bearer.
  • India Clinched 39 medals including 14 gold at the ASBC Asian World Youth and Junior Championships 2021 in
  • Cristiano Ronaldo became the highest-scoring man in the international football history with his 110th goal for Portugal
  • On Sep 12, 2021, Australian-Italian Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren) won the Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2021 title.
  • On Sep 12,2021, Daniil Medvedev defeated world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4, to win the US Open 2021 men’s singles final.
  • On Sep 12, 2021, In the 2021 US Open women’s singles final title, 18-year-old Great Britain’s tennis player Emma Raducanu defeated Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez to win the title in 6-4, 6-3, held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York .
  • On Sep 13, 2021, Former Zimbabwe captain and wicketkeeper-batsman Brendan Taylor announced retire from international cricket during the 3rd and final ODI against Ireland.


  • Rajni Kaul, Indian media personality passed away.
  • On Sep 13, 2021, Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Oscar Fernandes passed away.
  • Noted women’s rights activist Sonal Shukla passed away.
  • On Sep 11, 2021, Noted writer and former secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Aziz Hajini, passed away.
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