19th October 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of nineteenth October 2021 masking the next information headlines: Global TB report, Karur Vysya Bank, Geospatial Energy Map, State Bank of India, ‘Eco-Oscar’ Award, Trojan asteroids.

International News

  1. Sri Lanka seeks 500 million greenback as mortgage from India

  • The Government of Sri Lanka has sought a USD 500 million credit score line from India to pay for its crude oil purchases, because the nation is dealing with a extreme international trade disaster within the island nation after the pandemic hit the nation’s earnings from tourism and remittances.
  • The USD 500 million credit score line is a part of the India-Sri Lanka financial partnership association. The facility could be used for buying petrol and diesel necessities.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Sri Lanka Capitals: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte; Currency: Sri Lankan rupee.
  • Sri Lanka Prime Minister: Mahinda Rajapaksa; Sri Lanka President: Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

States News

2. Punjab CM Charanjit Channi launches ‘Mera Ghar Mere Naam’ scheme

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  • In Punjab, Chief Minister Charanjit Channi launched a brand new scheme titled ‘Mera Ghar Mere Naam’, which goals to confer proprietary rights on the folks dwelling within the homes inside the ‘Lal Lakir’ of villages and the cities.
  • The land space which is part of the village habitation and is used for non-agriculture functions solely is named Lal Lakir.
  • The state authorities will undertake drone surveys of residential properties, each in rural and concrete areas for digital mapping, following which all eligible residents could be given the property playing cards, after correct identification or verification, to confer proprietary rights upon them in a time-bound method.
  • The property card will serve the aim of registry in opposition to which they’ll avail loans from the banks and even promote their properties.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Governor of Punjab: Banwarilal Purohit.

Appointments News

3. Amitabh Chaudhry reappointed Axis Bank CEO

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  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) authorised the re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of personal lender Axis Bank for a interval of three years.
  • Amitabh had taken cost as Axis Bank’s new MD and CEO in January 2019 after as outgoing MD and CEO Shikha Sharma retired, efficient December 31, 2018. The prolonged three-year time period shall be efficient from January 1, 2022.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Axis Bank Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • Axis Bank Founded: 3 December 1993, Ahmedabad.

Agreements News

4. NITI Aayog joins hand with ISRO to launch Geospatial Energy Map

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  • NITI Aayog has launched the Geospatial Energy Map of India which can present a holistic image of all vitality sources of the nation.
  • The map has been developed by NITI Aayog in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Energy Ministries of the Government of India.
  • The map will assist to determine and find all main and secondary sources of vitality and their transportation/transmission networks to offer a complete view of vitality manufacturing and distribution in a rustic, which might additional assist in planning and making funding selections.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • NITI Aayog Formed: 1 January 2015;
  • NITI Aayog Headquarters: New Delhi;
  • NITI Aayog Chairperson: Narendra Modi;
  • NITI Aayog CEO: Amitabh Kant.

Banking News

5. RBI imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on State Bank of India

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  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a financial penalty of Rs 1 crore on India’s largest public lender State Bank of India (SBI).
  • The penalty has been imposed for non-compliance with the instructions contained in “RBI (Frauds classification and reporting by commercial banks and select FIs) directions 2016”.
  • The penalty has been imposed within the train of powers vested in RBI below the provisions of part 47A (1) (c) learn with sections 46(4)(i) and 51(1) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • SBI Chairperson: Dinesh Kumar Khara.
  • SBI Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • SBI Founded: 1 July 1955.

6. RBI authorised Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) to gather Direct taxes

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  • The Reserve Bank of India has authorised Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) to gather direct taxes on behalf of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
  • After acquiring the approval, KVB has began the combination course of with the CBDT to gather direct taxes.
  • The integration would allow the financial institution to permit its prospects to remit the direct taxes by way of any department/web banking/ cellular banking providers (DLite Mobile utility).

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Karur Vysya Bank Establishment: 1916;
  • Karur Vysya Bank Headquarters: Karur, Tamil Nadu;
  • Karur Vysya Bank MD & CEO: B. Ramesh Babu;
  • Karur Vysya Bank Tagline: Smart Way to Bank.

Science and Technology News

7. NASA launches Lucy Mission to review the Jupiter Trojan asteroids

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  • The US house company NASA has launched a first-of-its-kind mission referred to as ‘Lucy Mission‘ to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids.
  • The mission lifetime of Lucy is 12-year, throughout which the spacecraft will fly by a complete of eight historic asteroids to review about photo voltaic system’s evolution. These will embody one main-belt asteroid and 7 Jupiter Trojan asteroids.
  • The Lucy mission will mark NASA’s first single spacecraft mission in historical past to discover so many various asteroids.
  • The Lucy probe was launched on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on October 16, 2021.
  • Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids are two giant clusters of house rocks that scientists imagine are remnants of the primordial materials that shaped the photo voltaic system’s outer planets.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • NASA administrator: Bill Nelson.
  • Headquarters of NASA: Washington D.C., United States.
  • NASA Founded: 1 October 1958.

8. China launched 1st Solar Exploration Satellite

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  • China has efficiently launched its 1st photo voltaic exploration satellite tv for pc into house from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province aboard a Long March-2D rocket.
  • The satellite tv for pc was named as ‘Xihe’ (Xihe is the goddess of the solar who created the calendar in historic Chinese mythology), often known as the Chinese Hα Solar Explorer (CHASE). The satellite tv for pc has been developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • China Capital: Beijing;
  • China Currency: Renminbi;
  • China President: Xi Jinping.

Ranks and Reports News

9. WHO Global TB report for 2021: India worst-hit nation in TB elimination

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  • The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched the ‘Global TB report for 2021, the place it highlighted the consequences of COVID-19 which led to an enormous reversal within the progress of Tuberculosis (TB) elimination.
  • The report additionally talked about India because the worst-hit nation in TB elimination, the place the detection of latest TB circumstances noticed a big impact in 2020.
  • A dramatic discount of 20% TB circumstances have been witnessed in 2020 as in comparison with 2019, ie; a spot of 4.1 million circumstances. The progress in TB detection has gone again to the degrees of 2012, with India accounting for 41% of the full case drops in 2020.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • WHO Established: 7 April 1948;
  • WHO Director General: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus;
  • WHO Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.

Awards News

10. India’s “Takachar” Wins Prince William’s inaugural ‘Eco-Oscar’ Award

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  • New Delhi-based 17-year-old entrepreneur Vidyut Mohan is among the many 5 world winners for the inaugural ‘Earthshot Prize’, often known as the ‘Eco-Oscars’, that honours folks making an attempt to avoid wasting the planet.
  • Vidyut has been awarded within the Clean our Air class, for his know-how referred to as ‘Takachar’, a small and moveable gadget that makes use of crop residue to transform it into bio-products like gasoline and fertilisers to scale back smoke emissions and fight air air pollution. Each of the 5 winners will obtain £1 million for his or her challenge.
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