24th and 25th October 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of twenty fourth and twenty fifth October 2021 protecting the next information headlines: Koozhangal, World Polio Day, United Nations Day, FIFA Ranking 2021, ABHYAS, Adidas, National Cross Country Championship.

National News

1. Election Commission of India launches Garuda App

  • The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched the Garuda app for digital mapping of all polling stations, to make sure quicker, smarter, clear and well timed completion of election work.
  • Through the Garuda app, Booth Level Officers (BLO) will add photographs and placement data of the polling stations, together with knowledge like latitude and longitude of the centre, from their registered cell numbers. The app may also assist in decreasing the paperwork.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Election Commission of India Formed: 25 January 1950;
  • Election Commission of India Headquarters: New Delhi;
  • Chief Election Commissioner of India: Sushil Chandra.

International News

2. South Korea flight exams first homegrown house rocket “Nuri”

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  • South Korea not too long ago launched its first indigenously developed rocket, referred to as “Korean Satellite Launch Vehicle II” or “Nuri”.
  • The launch car lifted off from the Naro Space Center, in Goheung, constructed on an island practically 300 miles (500 kilometres) south of Seoul.
  • Nuri rocket is 47.2 metres lengthy and weighs 200 tons. The three-stage rocket is fitted with six liquid-fuelled engines. It has been constructed at an estimated price of two trillion gained (£1.23bn or $1.6bn).

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • South Korea President: Moon Jae-in;
  • South Korea Capital: Seoul;
  • South Korea Currency: South Korean gained.

3. China launches satellite tv for pc ‘Shijian-21’

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  • China efficiently launched a brand new satellite tv for pc named Shijian-21. The satellite tv for pc can be used to check and confirm house particles mitigation applied sciences.
  • Shijian-21 was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on a Long March-3B provider rocket.
  • The satellite tv for pc can be primarily used to check and confirm house particles mitigation applied sciences. This launch marked the 393rd mission for the Long March sequence provider rockets.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

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

State News

4. Nagaland to host 56th National Cross Country Championship

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  • The 2022 South Asian Federation Cross Country Championships is scheduled to be held in Kohima, Nagaland on January 15, 2022.
  • Besides this, the 56th National Cross Country Championships may also be clubbed with the South Asian Federation Cross Country Championships. This would be the first-ever nationwide athletics occasion hosted by Nagaland.
  • Top athletes from the eight South Asian international locations will participate within the day-long worldwide sports activities occasion. The championship will contain working on various kinds of terrain together with dash over dust, jog downhill and mounting uphill.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio; Governor of Nagaland: Jagdish Mukhi.

Appointments News

5. Adidas ropes in Deepika Padukone as Global model ambassador

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  • German sportswear model Adidas has roped in Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone as world ambassador for girls sports activities. She will symbolize Adidas girls globally.
  • She joins the elite checklist of feminine model ambassadors of Adidas in India, together with Mirabai Chanu; boxers Lovlina Borgohain, Nikhat Zareen and Simranjeet Kaur; sprinter Hima Das, and squash participant Dipika Pallikal.

6. Ramnath Krishnan appointed as MD and Group CEO of ICRA

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  • Ramnath Krishnan has been appointed as the brand new Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ranking company ICRA.
  • He replaces N Sivaraman, who resigned with rapid impact citing private causes on October 23, 2021. Gurgaon primarily based ICRA is a unit owned by world ranking company Moody’s Corporation.

Defence News

7. DRDO Successfully flight-tests Expendable Aerial Target ‘ABHYAS’

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  • The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) efficiently flight-tested the High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT)- ABHYAS, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Bay of Bengal in Odisha.
  • The goal plane is supplied with a MEMS-based Inertial Navigation System (INS) for navigation together with the Flight Control Computer (FCC) for steering and management.
  • ABHYAS is designed & developed by DRDO laboratory, Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bengaluru, for the Indian Armed Forces. The air car ABHYAS can be utilized as an aerial goal for the analysis of varied missile programs.
  • The car is programmed for absolutely autonomous flight. The check-out of air automobiles is completed utilizing a laptop-based Ground Control Station (GCS).

8. Indian Navy launches Offshore Sailing Regatta

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  • The Indian Navy has organised an Offshore Sailing Regatta from Kochi to Goa, as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, and above all, increase the spirit of journey and ocean crusing among the many Navy Personnel.
  • The occasion organised below the aegis of the Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA) will see the participation of six Indian naval crusing vessels (INSVs), comprising of 4 40 footers advert two 56 footers.
  • The vessels will cowl a complete distance of 360 nautical miles between the place to begin on the Naval base in Kochi to Goa.

The six INSVs embrace:

  • 56 footer: Mhadei and Tarini
  • 40 footer: Bulbul, Neelkhanth, Kadalpura and Hariyal

Sports News

9. FIFA Ranking 2021: India ranked 106th

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  • India has ranked 106th within the FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) Rankings 2021, the place of group India was elevated to at least one spot.
  • After the victory within the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) Championship 2021 of group India led by Sunil Chhetri, it has secured the 106th place.
  • The group has defeated Nepal within the summit conflict. Under the FIFA Rankings, Belgium is at 1st place. Brazil holds 2nd place, France holds third place.

Awards News

10. Rajinikanth honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award

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  • Actor Rajinikanth was honoured with the distinguished 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award on the 67th National Film Awards ceremony, for his contribution as an actor, producer and screenwriter.
  • He acquired the distinguished award from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for his stupendous contribution to Indian cinema.
  • The Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 was to be introduced final 12 months however was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as had been the National Film Awards for 2019.

Here is the whole checklist of 67th National Film Awards winners: Click here

Books and Authors News

11. “Writing for My Life” anthology of Ruskin Bond launched

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  • “Writing for My Life”, an anthology of creator Ruskin Bond has been launched. It comprises among the most exemplary tales, essays, poems and recollections of Ruskin Bond.
  • This anthology has been launched 25 years after the primary anthology of Bond titled, “The Best of Ruskin Bond”. The choices for this anthology have been made by Bond himself and his editor Premanka Goswami.
  • Ruskin Bond is an Indian creator of British descent. His first novel is The Room on the Roof. An anthology is a group of literary works chosen by the compiler; it might be a group of performs, poems, quick tales, songs or excerpts by totally different authors.

Important Days

12. United Nations Day: 24 October

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  • Every 12 months 24 October is well known as United Nations Day since 1948. It was on at the present time in 1945 that the Charter of the United Nations got here into drive.
  • The 12 months 2021 marks the 76th anniversary of the United Nations and its founding Charter. The Charter was signed on 26 June 1945 by the representatives of the 50 international locations.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA.
  • Mr Antonio Guterres is the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

13. World Polio Day: 24 October

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  • World Polio Day is well known yearly on October 24, to boost consciousness for polio vaccination and eradication of polio. The Day was established by Rotary International to commemorate the beginning of Jonas Salk, who led the primary group to develop a vaccine in opposition to poliomyelitis. 2021 theme for World Polio Day is “Delivering on a Promise.”
  • Polio is a crippling and probably deadly infectious illness. There isn’t any treatment, however there are secure and efficient vaccines. Polio may be prevented by way of immunization.
  • The Polio vaccine, given a number of instances, virtually all the time protects a toddler for all times. The technique to eradicate polio is, subsequently primarily based on stopping an infection by immunizing each youngster till transmission stops, and the world is polio-free.

14. International Day of Diplomats: 24 October

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  • The International Day of Diplomats is well known on 24 October yearly. The day goals to commemorate the contributions made by diplomats in shaping the world since historical instances and in making our planet a greater place. It additionally goals to bridge the hole in notion and actuality of diplomats’ lives among the many common public.
  • The first International Day of Diplomats was celebrated in Brasília on 24 October 2017. The day was proposed by Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K and noticed participation from the diplomats of Bangladesh, France, Ghana, Israel, Italy, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey.

15. World Development Information Day: 24 October

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  • The United Nations’ World Development Information Day is held on October 24 yearly. The day goals to attract the eye of world public opinion to improvement issues and the necessity to strengthen worldwide cooperation to unravel them for general progress and improvement.
  • The World Development Information Day was established by the UN General Assembly in 1972, to coincide with the United Nations Day. The General Assembly in 1972 established World Development Information Day to attract the eye of the world to improvement issues and the necessity to strengthen worldwide cooperation to unravel them.

Miscellaneous News

16. Drama movie Koozhangal is India’s official entry for Oscars 2022

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  • The Tamil-language drama movie Koozhangal (internationally translated as Pebbles), has been chosen as India’s official entry for the 94th Academy Awards (Oscars 2022).
  • The movie has been directed by filmmaker Vinothraj PS and produced by Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara. The 94th Academy Awards are scheduled to happen in Los Angeles, on March 27, 2022.
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