Daily Current Affairs 14th September 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation
This post contains important current affairs of 14th September 2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 14th September 2023. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 14th September 2023 Current affairs test.
1. Ayushman Bhav Initiative for Universal Health Coverage
- President Droupadi Murmu unveiled the Ayushman Bhav campaign and its linked portal in a significant online event held at Gandhinagar’s Raj Bhavan. This campaign is a landmark step towards achieving Universal Health Coverage in India. Its goals encompass granting Ayushman cards to the public, creating ABHA IDs for efficient health amenities, and raising awareness on crucial health topics such as non-communicable diseases, tuberculosis, and sickle cell disease. The initiative’s main components are Apke Dwar 3.0, healthcare events at Health and Wellness Centers and Community Health Clinics, and village health discussions named Ayushman Sabhas.
2. NATO’s Most Extensive Exercise since Cold War: “Steadfast Defender”
- NATO is gearing up for its most expansive military exercise since the Cold War, scheduled for the upcoming spring. This exercise will replicate multiple defense scenarios against a fictitious adversary resembling a Russian-led alliance dubbed Occasus. “Steadfast Defender” is indicative of NATO’s preparedness and collective defense approach, envisioning defense against a hypothetical Russian-led attack on a NATO nation.
3. India Becomes Top Export Partner for Bangladesh
- India has surpassed both Japan and China to become Bangladesh’s foremost export ally, witnessing a surge in exports to India from $450 million to a notable $2 billion. This growth was deliberated in the context of augmenting trade pathways, especially the Agartala-Akhaura rail venture. Once finalized, this railway connection will mark the seventh link between both nations, underscoring their pledge to strengthen infrastructural bonds.
4. Gujarat Assembly’s Digital Project Inaugurated by President Droupadi Murmu
- President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated the National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) for the Gujarat legislative assembly in Gandhinagar. Developed by the Union Parliamentary Affairs Ministry, this digital platform aims to facilitate easy online access to legislative documents for both the public and assembly members.
5. Foundation for Saragarhi Memorial Placed by CM Bhagwant Singh Mann
- In Punjab, Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann unveiled plans for a monument in Ferozepur in memory of the 21 Sikh soldiers from the Battle of Saragarhi. Simultaneously, he highlighted the vision to transform Ferozepur into a tourism attraction, considering its rich heritage, inclusive of the Hussainiwala Memorial.
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6. India Houses 150 Elephant Corridors, Says Centre’s Report
- The “Elephant Corridors of India” report by the Union Environment Ministry disclosed that India has 150 elephant pathways, marking a significant increase from the 88 registered in 2010. West Bengal tops the list with 26 corridors, whereas the east-central region stands highest with 52.
7. RITES Ltd Recognized with ‘Safety Innovation Award 2023’
- RITES Limited was honored with the ‘Safety Innovation Award 2023’ in the construction category at the 20th Safety Convention organized by The Institution of Engineers (India) for its outstanding safety protocols.
8. Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Najma Akhtar
- Professor Najma Akhtar of Jamia Millia Islamia received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award-Academia’ for her remarkable efforts in bridging education with employment.
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9. iPhone 15 Series Integrates ISRO’s GPS Tech
- The latest iPhone 15 Pro variants will incorporate the Indian Space Research Organisation’s NavIC GPS technology, promising improved location precision and robustness.
10. MOXIE Achieves Oxygen Production on Mars
- NASA’s MOXIE, present on the Mars Perseverance rover, has triumphantly produced 122 grams of oxygen on Mars, exceeding preliminary projections.
11. Kerala Faces Nipah Virus Outbreak
- Kerala is grappling with a Nipah virus outbreak. This lethal virus initially drew attention in 1999 in Malaysia and Singapore and has been reported almost yearly in certain Asian regions, predominantly Bangladesh and India. The contagion primarily transmits from fruit bats to humans.