31st October 2020 Current Affairs


Here is the every day GK replace of thirty first October 2020 masking the next information headlines: Dharani, SCO Ministers of Foreign Economy, IIFFB 2020, Bye Bye Corona.

Daily GK updates are included with the vital information that made the present affairs headlines for banking or different aggressive exams. Daily GK Update is the entire bag of the vital information that held all day lengthy. One ought to have full information concerning the banking phrases, present affairs information, and so on. 

State News

1. Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao launches ‘Dharani’ Portal

  • Telangana Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao has launched the online portal ‘Dharani’ for land and property registrations.
  • The state authorities will now undertake all of the property transactions, together with registrations and mutations, by way of an online portal.
  • The Dharani is a one-stop portal for all land and property-related transactions in addition to documentation.
  • The portal will get rid of any loopholes within the registration course of in addition to retailer all land and property-related data on-line.
  • It will simplify the registration, succession and even partition of agriculture lands, to make sure that all the course of is accomplished inside a couple of minutes and the e-pattadar passbook is supplied to the landowners instantly.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Telangana: K Chandrasekhar Rao; Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan.

Business News

2. India extends $1 bn credit score line to Central Asian international locations

  • The second assembly of the India-Central Asia Dialogue was held just about, beneath the chairmanship of the External Affairs Minister of India Dr S Jaishankar.
  • The international minister of all of the 5 Central Asian countries- Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan– participated within the assembly.
  • During the assembly, India introduced US $1 billion line of credit score for “priority developmental projects” in Central Asian international locations within the fields of connectivity, vitality, IT, healthcare, training, agriculture and supplied to offer grant help for implementation of High Impact Community Development Projects (HICDP) for furthering socio-economic improvement within the international locations of the area.

Summits and Conferences

3. India hosts nineteenth Meeting of SCO Ministers of Foreign Economy

  • India hosted the nineteenth Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Ministers of Foreign Economy and Foreign Trade.
  • The digital assembly was held beneath the Chairmanship of Union Minister of Commerce and Industry of India Shri Piyush Goyal.
  • It was attended by the Secretary-General of SCO Vladimir Norov and Ministers from Kyrgyz Republic, China, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Award News

4. Om Puri awarded Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously at IIFFB 2020

  • Late Indian actor, Om Puri was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award on the third version of the India International Film Festival of Boston (IIFFB 2020).
  • The award was acquired by his spouse Nandita Puri. The three-day movie pageant, based mostly in Boston USA. Another spotlight of the pageant was a dialog with chef Vikas Khanna, recipient of the “Pride of India Award”.
  • Malayalam movie “Kaanthi” bagged the Best Feature Film Award, whereas the Best Male Actor was gained by Victor Banerjee for taking part in a priest in Josef: Born In Grace. The Best Female Actor went to Shylaja Ambu for Kaanthi on the Boston pageant.

5. 14th Asian Film Awards 2020 introduced

  • The 14th version of Asian Film Awards was organized by the Asian Film Awards Academy. Indian Movie Gully Boy has acquired the award for the Best Original Score at 14th Asian Film Awards.
  • The award went to Karsh Kale and The Salvage Audio Collective. Gully Boy has been directed by Zoya Akhtar. In Gully Boy, Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt performed main roles.

14th Asian Film Awards Winners List:

AwardName Winner
Best ActorLee Byung-hun – The Man Standing Next (South Korea)
Best ActressZhou Dongyu – Better Days (China)
Best CinematographyDong Jinsong – The Wild Goose Lake
Best Costume DesignerPacharin Surawatanapongs– Happy Old Year
Best DirectorWang Xiaoshuai for So Long, My Son (China)
Best EditingYang Jin-mo – Parasite
Best FilmParasite (South Korea)
Best NewcomerJackson Yee – Better Days
Best New DirectorHikari – 37 Seconds
Best Supporting ActorRyo Kase – To the Ends of the Earth
Best Supporting ActressKo Shu-chin – A Sun
Best ScreenplayBong Joon-ho, Han Jin-won – Parasite
Best Original MusicKarsh Kale, The Salvage Audio Collective – Gully Boy
Best Production DesignHa-jun Lee – Parasite
Best Visual EffectsTomi Kijo, Renovatio Pictures – Detention
Best SoundYoshifumi Kureishi – Listen to the Universe

Books and Authors

6. World’s first scientoon guide “Bye Bye Corona” by Anandiben Patel

  • World’s 1st scientoon guide entitled “Bye Bye Corona”, was launched by Anandiben Patel, Governor, Uttar Pradesh.
  • The guide was written by ‘scientoonist’ Dr Pradeep Srivastava, former Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow.
  • It is additional deliberate to make a 3D model of the guide. The guide has been revealed by Vigyan Prasar.

Important Days

7. National Unity Day: 31 October

  • In India, the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day is noticed yearly on October 31 since 2014, to commemorate the beginning anniversary of the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
  • This 12 months marks the 145th anniversary of the nice chief who performed an instrumental function in India’s wrestle for independence, and later through the integration of the nation.

8. World Cities Day: 31 October

  • The United Nations General Assembly has designated the thirty first of October as World Cities Day.
  • The Day is widely known to advertise the worldwide neighborhood’s curiosity in international urbanization, push ahead cooperation amongst international locations in assembly alternatives and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable city improvement world wide.
  • 2020 Theme: Valuing Our Communities and Cities

9. International Internet Day 2020

  • International Internet Day is noticed on twenty ninth October yearly. It goals to honour a momentous day within the historical past of telecommunications and know-how.
  • This day additionally highlights the sending of the first piece of email which was conveyed from one pc to a different pc within the 12 months 1969.
  • Charley Kline who was a scholar programmer on the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), he found the transmission of first-ever piece of email on the planet ‘LO’ on twenty ninth October 1969.

10. World Psoriasis Day 2020

  • World Psoriasis Day is commemorated by International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) yearly on twenty ninth October.
  • It goals to create consciousness and selling empowerment, taking motion relating to enhancing the standard of life for residents with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
  • World Psoriasis Day Theme 2020: INFORMED.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • President of International Federation of Psoriasis Associations: Hoseah Waweru.
  • International Federation of Psoriasis Associations Founded: 1971.
  • International Federation of Psoriasis Associations Headquarters: Sweden.


11. Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel passes away

  • Former Chief Minister of Gujarat, Keshubhai Savdasbhai Patel handed away.
  • He had served because the Chief Minister of the state for just a few months in 1995 after which from March 1998 to October of 2001.
  • He was a six-time member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly and was part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) until 2012.