Dhruv India's 1st satellite and ballistic missile tracking ship to be commissioned from Visakhapatnam.

  • The ship has been built by Hindustan Shipyard in association with Defense Research and Development Organization and National Technical Research Organization.
  • INS Dhruv can also do sea level mapping for research and detection of enemy submarines.
  • The Indian Navy will operate this nuclear missile tracking ship with the Strategic Forces Command (SFC).

Harsh Bhupendra Bangari has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) of Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank).

  • Bangari, who is currently the Deputy Managing Director in Exim Bank, will hold the post for a period of three years or till further orders of the government.

Arun Kumar Singh has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of BPCL.

  • The GoI has given its approval to the appointment of Arun Kumar Singh as the whole-time Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL).

Ladakh has decided to issue "Resident Certificate" only to Permanent Resident Certificate holders of the region.

  • As per the Ladakh Resident Certificate Order 2021 passed on September 4, 2021,
  • the Ladakh administration has decided to issue Resident Certificate only to holders of Permanent Resident Certificate of the region,
  • unlike J&K, where new domicile laws allowed outsiders too to apply for jobs, land and other facilities.
  • The Ladakh administration has decided to give two years relaxation in age limit for admission in government service.
  • The upper age limit has been increased from 43 years to 45 years for reserved category candidates,
  • from 40 to 42 years for general category candidates and from 42 years to 44 years for physically challenged candidates.

The Tamil Nadu govt will celebrate Thanthai Periyar's birthday on September 17 as Social Justice Day.

  • Periyar (September 17, 1879-December 24, 1973) was instrumental in the enactment of the first Constitutional Amendment Act (which protected reservation for backward classes).

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