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13th October 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of thirteenth October 2021 protecting the next information headlines: Unity Small Finance Bank, G20 Extraordinary Summit, Kyrgyzstan, twenty second Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award, International Energy Agency.

National News

1. PM Narendra Modi addresses twenty eighth NHRC Foundation Day programme

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the twenty eighth NHRC Foundation Day programme, by video conferencing on October 12, 2021, within the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and NHRC chairperson.
  • The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India is a Statutory public physique constituted on 12 October 1993 beneath the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993, for the promotion and safety of human rights and dignity of the marginalised.
  • The Prime Minister concluded by mentioning the human rights of future generations. He emphasised that with measures like International Solar Alliance, renewable power targets and Hydrogen Mission, India is quickly shifting within the route of sustainable life and eco-friendly progress.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Chairperson of NHRC: Justice Arun Kumar Mishra;
  • NHRC Headquarters: New Delhi.

International News

2. Alexander Schellenberg appointed Austria’s new Chancellor

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  • Alexander Schellenberg was elected as Austrian Chancellor after the resignation of Sebastian Kurz. Sebastian Kurz resigned due to his involvement in a corruption scandal.
  • Apart from Alexander, Michael Linhardt joined in for the position of overseas minister. He was the previous ambassador to France. The appointment of each individuals helped in ending the disaster inside the Austrian authorities, the Austrian People’s Party and Green Party Coalition.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Austria Capital: Vienna;
  • Austria Currency: Euro.

3. IEA invitations India to turn into full-time member

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  • International Energy Agency (IEA) has invited India to turn into its full-time member. This membership invitation was given within the gentle that, India is the world’s third-largest power client. If this proposal is accepted, it should require India to extend its strategic oil reserved to 90 days requirement.
  • Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri held discussions with IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol. During the dialogue, IEA govt director invited India to deepen its cooperation with IEA by turning into its full member.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • International Energy Agency Members: 30 (eight affiliate nations);
  • International Energy Agency Full membership: Colombia, Chile, Israel and Lithuania;
  • International Energy Agency Headquarters: Paris, France.

4. Germany launches World’s First Self-Driving Train

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  • German rail operator, Deutsche Bahn and industrial group, Siemens launched the first automated & driverless practice of the world. The self-driving practice was launched within the metropolis of Hamburg.
  • This mission is being developed by ‘Siemens and Deutsche Bahn’. It is being dubbed as “world-first”. The mission is a part of a 60-million-euro modernisation of the fast city rail system of Hamburg. These automated trains will supply a dependable service with out laying a single kilometre of recent observe.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Germany Capital: Berlin;
  • Germany Currency: Euro;
  • Germany President: Frank-Walter Steinmeier;
  • Germany Chancellor: Angela Merkel.

State News

5. Haryana bans govt workers from participation in politics, elections

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  • Facing farmers’ protests over new farm legal guidelines for over a 12 months now, the Haryana authorities has banned the participation of its workers in politics and elections.
  • A notification has additionally been issued from the workplace of the chief secretary on this regard whereas implementing Haryana Civil Services (Government Employees Conduct) Rules, 2016.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Haryana Capital: Chandigarh;
  • Haryana Governor: Bandaru Dattatraya;
  • Haryana Chief Minister: Manohar Lal Khattar.

Appointments News

6. EESL appoints Arun Kumar Mishra as CEO

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  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a three way partnership of Public Sector Undertakings beneath the Ministry of Power has introduced the appointment of Arun Kumar Mishra as chief govt officer (CEO) on deputation. He can be answerable for EESL’s operations throughout the nation.
  • EESL, an power service firm (ESCO), is among the many earliest entrants in India’s power effectivity market estimated at round ₹74,000 crores and is presently operating the world’s largest home lighting programme.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • EESL Headquarters location: New Delhi;
  • EESL Founded: 2009;
  • EESL Chairman: K.Sreekant.

7. Former SBI Chief Rajnish Kumar appointed as Chairman of BharatPe

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  • The fintech startup, BharatPe has appointed former State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar because the Chairman of its board.
  • The former SBI chairman will work intently with the highest officers of the corporate on key enterprise and regulatory initiatives. He will even participate in defining BharatPe’s long-term and short-term technique.

As the Chairman, Kumar can be accountable to:

  • Mentor the BharatPe group in formulating a short-term and long-term technique
  • Work intently with the board and executives on regulatory issues
  • Advise and counsel the administration on company governance

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Executive Officer of BharatPe: Ashneer Grover;
  • Headoffice of BharatPe: New Delhi;
  • BharatPe Founded: 2018.

8. Amit Khare appointed advisor to PM Modi

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  • Former bureaucrat Amit Khare, who final month retired as increased training secretary, has been appointed as advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 2 years on contract foundation.
  • Mr Khare, a 1985 batch (retired) IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, had superannuated on September 30.
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has authorised the appointment of Khare as advisor to the prime minister in Prime Minister’s Office, within the rank and scale of secretary to authorities of India.

Agreements News

9. India publicizes $200 million line of credit score for Kyrgyzstan

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  • India introduced a $200-million line of credit score for Kyrgyzstan and signed an settlement to hold out small however excessive influence initiatives for group improvement within the Central Asian state.
  • The two initiatives had been amongst a number of measures introduced by exterior affairs minister S Jaishankar on the finish of a two-day go to to Kyrgyzstan.
  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held “constructive” talks with the highest Kyrgyz management to spice up bilateral ties, together with defence cooperation and mentioned international points like Afghanistan.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Kyrgyzstan Capital: Bishkek;
  • Kyrgyzstan Currency: Kyrgyzstani som;
  • Kyrgyzstan President: Sadyr Japarov.

Economy News

10. India’s retail inflation eases to 4.35% in September

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  • Retail inflation declined to 4.35 per cent in September, primarily attributable to decrease meals costs, in accordance with authorities knowledge launched.
  • The Consumer Price Index-based (CPI) inflation was at 5.30 per cent in August and at 7.27 per cent in September 2020.
  • As per the info launched by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the inflation within the meals basket eased to 0.68 per cent in September 2021, considerably down from 3.11 per cent within the previous month.

Banking News

11. RBI grants banking licence to Unity Small Finance Bank

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  • The Reserve Bank of India has granted a banking licence to Unity Small Finance Bank Ltd (USFBL), which was established collectively by the Centrum Financial Services Ltd (CFSL) and Resilient Innovations Private Limited (BharatPe), to hold on a SFB enterprise in India.
  • It is the primary time ever that two companions are uniting equally to construct a Bank. The proposed enterprise mannequin is certainly one of collaboration and open structure, uniting all its stakeholders to ship a seamless digital expertise.

Summits and Conferences News

12. PM Participates in G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has participated nearly within the G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan.
  • The Meeting was convened by Italy, which presently holds the G20 Presidency, and chaired by Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi.
  • Issues into consideration on the assembly associated to the humanitarian scenario; considerations referring to terrorism; and human rights in Afghanistan. The Prime Minister welcomed the initiative of the Italian G20 Presidency in convening the assembly to take inventory of the present scenario in Afghanistan.

Awards News

13. Dr Randeep Guleria luggage twenty second Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award

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  • The Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu introduced the twenty second Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence to the eminent pulmonologist and Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Dr Randeep Guleria at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas.
  • He lauded Dr Guleria’s devotion to obligation and in nurturing the Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders in AIIMS.
  • Dr Guleria is extensively revered for his ground-breaking work in his chosen discipline and is understood to be a extremely environment friendly and devoted hospital administrator, as nicely.

Sports News

14. Indian Shooters win 43 medals at ISSF Junior World Championship

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  • The 2021 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun was held at Lima in Peru. The Indian shooters claimed a historic win with 43 medals to face atop within the medal desk. These included 17 Gold, 16 Silver and 10 Bronze medals.
  • The USA completed second on the medal desk with 21 medals together with six gold, eight silver and 6 bronze.
  • Meanwhile, Manu Bhaker created a milestone report of turning into the primary Indian shooter to win the best variety of medals in a single version of the ISSF Junior World Championships, with as many as 5 medals. These included 4 gold medals and a bronze.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • ISSF Headquarters: Munich, Germany;
  • ISSF Founded: 1907;
  • ISSF President: Vladimir Lisin.

Important Days

15. International Day for Disaster Reduction: 13 October

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  • The United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction is held yearly on 13 October since 1989.
  • The day is well known to advertise a world tradition of risk-awareness and catastrophe discount and in addition celebrates how individuals and communities all over the world are decreasing their publicity to disasters and elevating consciousness concerning the significance of reining within the dangers that they face.
  • The theme of the 2021 International Day for Disaster Reduction is “International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses”.
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