Current Affairs This Week (12-09-2021)

  • The Gulf of Mannar

    A large shallow bay forming part of the Laccadive Sea in the Indian Ocean with an average depth of 5.8m. It lies between the west coast of Sri Lanka and the southeastern tip of India. Denmark & Tamil Nadu has partnered to create an energy island in the Gulf of Mannar (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Amrullah Saleh
    Amrullah Saleh is an Afghan politician who has claimed presidential powers and duties, as acting president of Afghanistan since 17 August 2021. He has been serving as the first vice president of Afghanistan since February 2020, served as the minister of Interior Affairs, head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Piyush Goyal is Sherpa for G20 summit
    The government has appointed Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textile Piyush Goyal as Sherpa for the G20, replacing former Union Minister Suresh Prabhu. The minister will steer negotiations with partner countries on policy issues.(Source: The Hindu)
  • Bhupendra Patel to be new Gujarat CM
    Bhupendra Patel, popularly known as Bhupendrabhai Patel, will lead Gujarat in its next assembly election in 2022 as the party has announced his name as the successor of Vijay Rupani, who resigned from the post on Saturday. (Source: The Hindustan Times)
  • Quote of the week
    It’s Better to Make Slow Progress Than No Progress at All – Chinese Proverbs

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