DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 21 SEPT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1.’INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE’ OBSERVED ON 21ST SEPTEMBER
i. The International Day of Peace was observed on 21 September in world to mark the efforts of those people who have worked hard to end conflict and promote peace.
ii. The theme of International Day of Peace for the year 2015 is ‘Partnerships for Peace- Dignity for All’
iii. The United Nations General Assembly has marked this day to promote the peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
2. ‘NEW CONSTITUTION’ ADOPTED BY NEPAL GOVERNMENT
i. Nepal government has adopted new Constitution to mark the country’s transition to a secular and democratic republic.
ii. President of Nepal Ram Baran Yadav unveiled the new Constitution at a special ceremony in Parliament at Kathmandu.
3. ‘AJAY JAYARAM’ GRABBED SILVER MEDAL IN KOREA OPEN BADMINTON TOURNAMENT
i. India’s badminton player Ajay Jayram grabbed silver medal in 2015 Korea Open Badminton tournament in Men’s singles category.
ii. Gold medal was won by World No. 1 Chen Long of China.
iii. Ajay Jayaram became the first Indian badminton player who grabbed a medal in Korea Open Badminton tournament.
4. SEBASTIAN VETTEL GRABBED 2015 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX OF FORMULA ONE
i. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel from Germany grabbed 2015 Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One
ii. The Event was held on the Marina Bay Street Circuit, which is the first street circuit in Asia.
iii. It was his fourth victory in Singapore Grand, earlier he had won in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
5. BCCI PRESIDENT ‘JAGMOHAN DALMIYA’ PASSED AWAY
i. Board of Control for Cricket in India President Jagmohan Dalmiya passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal.
ii. Jagmohan Dalmiya was with the BCCI from more than three decades since 1983.
iii. He became BCCI president first time in 2001, second time; he became President of BCCI in March 2015.
iv. He had also served as President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) from 1997 to 2000. He was first Indian and first Asian to head the ICC.