22 September Current Affairs – Daily News

22 September Current Affairs – Daily News

National Current Affairs

  • Voting in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections on October 21, counting on October 24: EC
  • ‘Gully Boy’, directed by Zoya Akhtar, is India’s entry in Best Foreign Language Film category at 92nd Academy Awards
  • Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga visits the Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya, Bihar
  • Gujarat and New Jersey (US) ink ‘sister state agreement’ Social media firms can’t avoid liability for damage caused by fake news: Madras High Court
  • IAF’s 4500 km long Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra-Marathon – ‘Glory Run’ flagged off from Kargil War Memorial, Drass; to end on November 6 in Kohima.
  • GST COUNCIL DECISIONS GST on hotel room tariffs of ₹1,000 to ₹7,500/night cut to 12% from 18%
  • GST on hotel room tariffs above ₹7,500/night cut to 18% from 28%
  • GST on caffeinated beverages hiked to 28% plus additional cess of 12% as against the current rate of 18%
  • GST on outdoor catering cut to 5% from 18% 12% cess on 1,500 cc diesel,
  • 1,200 cc petrol vehicles with capacity to carry up to 13 people
  • GST rate hiked on railway wagon, coaches from 5% to 12% GST on marine fuel cut from 18% to 5%

Economy & Business Current

 

  • Affairs Postal accounts to be linked with Aadhaar for transparency: IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • Driving License, Registration Certificate and other transport related information presented in electronic form will be acceptable: Transport Ministry

International Current Affairs

  • International Coastal Cleanup Day observed on September 21 (3rd Saturday of September every year)
  • Typhoon Tapah hits Japan’s southern Okinawa islands

Sports Current Affairs

  • Amit Panghal wins silver in men’s 52 kg category at the World Men’s Boxing Championship in Ekaterinburg (Russia)