10th and 11th October 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of tenth and eleventh October October 2021 masking the next information headlines: Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, Doon Drone Mela, Satyajit Ray Award, Aryabhata Award, Vayalar Award, 6S Campaign.

National News

1. Jyotiraditya M. Scindia flags off the Doon Drone Mela

  • Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia has flagged off the Doon Drone Mela 2021 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Minister flagged off the occasion with a paragliding demonstration and in addition interacted with the drone corporations exhibiting their prototypes on the Doon Drone Mela.
  • The day marked the demonstration of the Drone & Aerosports Demonstrations that included a paragliding demonstration by the Border Security Force, a Paramotor demonstration by Harsh Sachan, and an agriculture spraying drone demonstration by IoTechWorld Aviation & Dhaksha.

State News

2. Bathukamma pageant begins in Telangana

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  • The nine-day floral pageant has begun in Telangana. The pageant started with pleasure as the ladies had been wearing conventional garments and vibrant processions had been carried out in Telangana, the Bathukamma pageant is well known throughout Durga Navratri.
  • Bathukamma pageant begins on the day of Mahalaya Amavasya and the pageant continues until 9 days, ending on the day of Durgashtami.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Telangana Capital: Hyderabad;
  • Telangana Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan;
  • Telangana Chief minister: K. Chandrashekar Rao.

Banking News

3. PNB launches ‘6S Campaign’ beneath buyer outreach programme

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  • Punjab National Bank (PNB) has launched ‘6S Campaign’ beneath a buyer outreach programme to increase monetary providers at a concessional charge in the course of the pageant season.
  • The ‘6S Campaign’ encapsulates totally different schemes comparable to – Swabhiman, Samruddhi, Sampark and Shikhar, Sankalp and Swagat.
  • The goal is to drive a particular consciousness marketing campaign for the event of monetary providers within the nation and to speed up credit score development, enhance penetration of social safety schemes and drive digital banking push.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Punjab National Bank Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Punjab National Bank MD and CEO: S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao.
  • Punjab National Bank Founded: 19 May 1894, Lahore, Pakistan.

Economy News

4. FICCI initiatives 9.1% GDP development for FY22

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  • India’s GDP is anticipated to develop at 9.1 per cent in 2021-22 because the financial restoration, put up the second wave of the pandemic, appears to be holding floor.
  • The survey was carried out in September 2021 and drew responses from main economists representing the business, banking and monetary providers sector.
  • FICCI’s Economic Outlook Survey additionally famous that the continuing festive season would assist this momentum.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • FICCI Founded: 1927;
  • FICCI Headquarters: New Delhi;
  • FICCI President: Harshavardhan Neotia;
  • FICCI CEO: Sangita Reddy.

Business News

5. Reliance New Energy Solar acquires REC Solar Holdings

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  • Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd (RNESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), has acquired 100 per cent shareholding of REC Solar Holdings AS (REC Group), a Chinese state-owned solar energy firm.
  • RNESL has acquired the REC Group from China National Bluestar (Group) Co Ltd., for an Enterprise Value of $771 million.
  • This acquisition will allow Reliance to maneuver nearer to realize the aim of producing 100GW of photo voltaic vitality by 2030, and in flip, assist the nation’s international aim to provide 450GW of renewable vitality by 2030.
  • REC Group has three manufacturing services, two in Norway for making solar-grade polysilicon and one in Singapore making PV cells and modules. With this acquisition, RNESL will develop into the proprietor of REL’s three manufacturing services.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • RNESL Headquarters location: Mumbai;
  • RNESL Founded: 2021.

Awards News

6. The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2021 introduced

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  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has determined to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021 with one half to David Card (University of California, Berkeley, USA) “for his empirical contributions to labour economics”.
  • The different half collectively to Joshua Angrist (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA) and Guido Imbens (Stanford University, USA) “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships”.
  • The Prize in Economic Sciences is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden, in accordance with the identical rules as for the Nobel Prizes which were awarded since 1901.

7. Telugu Filmmaker B Gopal Chosen for Satyajit Ray Award

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  • Well-known Telugu filmmaker B Gopal, alias Bejawada Gopal, has been chosen for the fourth Satyajit Ray Award for his total contribution to Indian cinema. Gopal has directed 30 movies Telugu movies and two Hindi motion pictures.
  • He was chosen by a panel comprising Malayalam filmmaker Balu Kiriyath, music director Perumbavoor G Raveendranath and others.
  • The award is instituted by the Satyajit Ray Film Society Kerala, a state-based organisation, the award includes Rs 10,000 money prize, a memento, and a plaque.

8. Astronautical Society of India Confers Aryabhata Award to G Satheesh Reddy

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  • Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy has been conferred the distinguished Aryabhata Award by the Astronautical Society of India (ASI) for his excellent lifetime contribution to the promotion of astronautics in India.
  • Dr Reddy is a pioneer within the space of R&D of superior avionics, navigation, and missile applied sciences. Dr Reddy has contributed immensely to strategic and tactical missile techniques and helped the nation develop into self-reliant in important defence applied sciences.
  • He is an establishment builder and has arrange mechanisms to ascertain sturdy defence growth and manufacturing ecosystem.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • President of Astronautical Society of India: Dr K Sivan;
  • The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) was arrange in 1990;
  • Astronautical Society of India HQ: New Delhi.

9. Malayalam author Benyamin luggage Vayalar Award

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  • Well-known Malayalam author Benyamin has bagged the forty fifth Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award for his e book “Manthalirile 20 Communist Varshangal”.
  • The prestigious award, instituted by the Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Trust, includes a money prize of Rs 1 lakh, a sculpture designed by famend sculptor Kanayi Kunhiraman and a quotation.
  • A political satire, the novel revolves round a nondescript village referred to as Manthalir and the affect of faith and politics in its tradition in twenty years. It was chosen for recognition by an knowledgeable panel comprising writers K R Meera, George Onakkoor and C Unnikrishnan.

Sports News

10. Valtteri Bottas Wins Turkish Grand Prix 2021

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  • Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes-Finland) has gained the F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021, held on October 10, 2021. This is his first title of this season.
  • Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands) got here second whereas Sergio Perez (Mexico- Red Bull) completed third. Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton completed fifth.

Important Days

11. World Day Against the Death Penalty: 10 October

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  • The World Day Against the Death Penalty is noticed yearly on 10 October. It is a day to advocate for the abolition of the loss of life penalty and to boost consciousness of the situations and the circumstances which have an effect on prisoners with loss of life sentences.
  • The theme for 2021 is “Women Sentenced to Death: An Invisible Reality.”
  • The day was first organised by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2003. 2021 marks the nineteenth World Day Against the Death Penalty.

12. World Mental Health Day: 10 October

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  • World Mental Health Day is noticed yearly on 10 October globally for international psychological well being training, consciousness and advocacy towards social stigma.
  • The total goal of World Mental Health Day is to boost consciousness of psychological well being points all over the world and to mobilize efforts in assist of psychological well being. The theme for World Mental Health Day 2021 is ‘Mental health in an unequal world’.
  • World Mental Health Day was first noticed on October 10, 1992, as an annual exercise of the World Federation for Mental Health.
  • The Day gives a chance for all stakeholders engaged on psychological well being points to speak about their work, and what extra must be carried out to make psychological well being care a actuality for individuals worldwide.

13. National Postal Day: 10 October

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  • In India, the National Postal Day is well known yearly on 10 October, as an extension of World Post Day, which is well known on 9 October.
  • The Day goals to commemorate the function performed by the Indian postal division for the previous 150 years, which was based in 1854 by Lord Dalhousie.
  • Indian postal service is an integral a part of India. The postal providers in India have given one of the best efficiency regardless of the range in tradition, custom and troublesome geographical terrains.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Indian Post Secretary: Vineet Pandey.
  • Indian Post Headquarters: New Delhi.

14. International Day of the Girl Child: 11 October

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  • The International Day of the Girl Child (also referred to as Day of Girls and the International Day of Girls) is noticed yearly on October 11 since 2012.
  • This worldwide observance day was declared by the United Nations to boost consciousness of points dealing with women internationally surrounding training, diet, little one marriage, authorized and medical rights.
  • The theme for 2021 International Day of the Girl Child is “Digital generation. Our generation”.

Obituaries News

15. ‘Father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb’ A. Q. Khan passes away

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  • Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, the person considered the “Father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb”, has handed away, He was 85.
  • The atomic scientist, Dr Khan was hailed as a nationwide hero for reworking Pakistan into the world’s first Islamic nuclear energy and for his contributions in enhancing the nation’s defence capabilities.

16. Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran’s first president passes away

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  • Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran’s first president after the nation’s 1979 Islamic Revolution who fled Tehran after being impeached for difficult the rising energy of clerics because the nation turned a theocracy, died. He was 88.
  • He was elected president in 1980, Banisadr was impeached 16 months after taking workplace for difficult the rising energy of clerics.
  • Banisadr then served as Iran’s minister of economics and overseas affairs and, with the assistance of the Islamic clergy, turned president. He confronted large difficulties from the beginning, together with the US embassy hostage disaster and the Iran-Iraq battle however, above all, the opposition of fundamentalist clerics.
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