Editor1 Sep 21 2022 Current Affairs


  1. World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD) is annually observed across the globe on 18 September to increase public awareness of water monitoring and recognizes the importance of protecting the world’s water resources.
  2. Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineering Limited (GRSE), Kolkata, has been awarded with the ‘Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar’ by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  3. Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha dedicated a 120 feet tall National Flag to the nation at Pulwama in South Kashmir on 18 September, 2022.
  4. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has declared Andaman and Nicobar Islands as India’s first Swachh Sujal Pradesh.
  5. A 3-day National Conference of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Ministers began in Dharamshala on 18 September, 2022.
  6. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has paid a 2-day visit to Egypt beginning on 18 September, 2022 to explore new initiatives to bolster bilateral defence ties.
  7. Vijoy Kumar Singh assumed charge as Secretary, Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence on 19 September, 2022.
  8. Amity University Uttar Pradesh signed an MoU with the Indian Navy to form a long-term relationship for academic cooperation.
  9. The Bihar govt has decided to introduce a ‘no-bag day’ rule in schools along with a mandatory games period at least once a week in order to lighten the load on students.
  10. Varanasi city has been nominated as the first cultural and tourism capital during 2022-2023 at the 22nd meeting of the SCO Council in Samarkand.
  11. Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao announced that the Telangana govt would increase reservations to STs to 10% from the existing 6%.
  12. At a ceremony in New Delhi, well-known actor Manoj Bajpayee published a book titled ‘Muskurate Chand Lamhe aur Kuchh Khamoshiyan’ written by Jiwesh Nandan in the presence of Apurva Chandra, the Secretary of Information and Broadcasting.
  13. Bajrang Punia on 18 September, 2022 won the bronze medal in the men’s 65kg category at the World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.
  14. Union Social Justice and Empowerment minister Virendra Kumar inaugurated 9 District Disability Rehabilitation Centres (DDRCs) on 18 September, 2022.
  15. The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, signed constitutional amendments that extended the nation’s presidential term to 7 years from 5 years and brought back the old name of the country’s capital to ‘Astana’ from the current ‘Nur-Sultan’.
  16. Former Union Minister and Congress Leader Manikrao Hodlya Gavit passed away at the age of 87 years in Nasik, Maharashtra on 17 September, 2022.


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