Current Affairs daily September 16, 2021

PM Narendra Modi features in Time Magazine’s list- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has featured in the Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2021 list, making it his fifth time after 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2020. 

SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip- The SpaceX Inspiration4 mission is expected to launch a new era of human spaceflight, where the frontiers of the cosmos will not just be limited to government-sponsored astronauts. Although that future might still be far, the launch of the Crew Dragon capsule is a breakthrough in space transport.

AUKUS: Australia, U.S., and the U.K. announced a new security partnership for Indo-Pacific – AUKUS, the security partnership between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced on September 16, is a landmark coalition for many reasons.

SAATH Launched- Jitendra Singh launches AXA’s (Paris-based Insurance giant)free telemedicine services in IndiaSAATH(Supportive Action Across Telemedicine and Healthcare) will connect people to doctors including general practitioners, ayurvedic doctors, nutritionists, and Sewa International volunteers. In addition to telemedicine services. It will provide information on the availability of hospital beds and oxygen cylinders; ambulance assistance; home Intensive Care Unit setup information; food supplies for COVID-19 patients; access to psychologists; and more. Using the wide range of services, SAATH aims to increase acceptability, affordability, and accessibility to telemedicine and virtual care.  

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