5th October 2021 Current Affairs

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Daily Important GK Update of fifth October October 2021 overlaying the next information headlines: Nobel Prize in Physics 2021, Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award, AMRUT 2.0, Durand Cup soccer trophy, World Teachers’ Day.

International News

1. India Pavilion inaugurated at Dubai Expo 2020

  • The World Expo 2020 has been organised at Dubai within the United Arab Emirates from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. The major theme of the Dubai Expo 2020 is “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”.
  • The Expo was initially scheduled to happen from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021 however was postponed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Expo 2020 is the primary to be held within the MENA & SA (the Middle East and North Africa & South Asia) area. World Expos present a platform to showcase the best improvements which have formed the world we stay in at the moment. The grand occasion can have 191 nation pavilions.
  • The theme of the India pavilion on the Expo is “Openness, Opportunity and Growth”.
  • It will showcase resurgent India’s march to turning into a USD 5 Trillion economic system, the distinctive fightback in opposition to COVID-19 and the nation’s emergence as a worldwide enterprise hub presenting large alternatives for the world.

2. Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed takes oath for a second time period

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  • The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in for a second five-year time period. He was administered the oath of workplace by Supreme Court Chief Justice Meaza Ashenafi.
  • Abiy’s Prosperity Party was declared the winner of June’s parliamentary elections, which have been criticised by opposition events however described by exterior observers as improved from previous elections. He is serving as prime minister of Ethiopia since 2018.
  • Mr Abiy gained the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for restoring ties with neighbouring Eritrea and for pursuing sweeping political reforms. He is coping with a battle that’s spreading from the Tigray area and ethnic violence.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Ethiopia Capital: Addis Ababa; Currency: Ethiopian birr.

State News

3. Himachal Pradesh turns into 1st state to start organised cultivation of dalchini

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  • The CSIR’s Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT) has launched cinnamon cultivation in Himachal Pradesh on a pilot foundation.
  • True cinnamon or Cinnamomumverum is grown primarily in Sri Lanka, whereas minor producing international locations embody Seychelles, Madagascar, and India.
  • India imports 45,318 tonnes of cinnamon yearly from China, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Indonesia and Nepal. With the cultivation of Cinnamomum Verum, HP has develop into the primary state of India to have organized cultivation of cinnamon.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Himachal Pradesh Governor: Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar;
  • Himachal Pradesh CM: Jai Ram Thakur.

Appointments News

4. BC Patnaik takes cost as MD of LIC

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  • BC Patnaik has taken cost as Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India. He was appointed as Managing Director by the Government of India notification dated July 5, 2021.
  • Prior to taking cost as Managing Director of LIC, Patnaik was Secretary-General, Council for Insurance Ombudsmen, (CIO) Mumbai. He joined LIC of India in March 1986 as a Direct Recruit Officer.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • LIC Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • LIC Founded: 1 September 1956;
  • LIC Chairman: M R Kumar.

5. Alok Sahay appointed as Secretary-General of Indian Steel Association

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  • The Indian Steel Association (ISA) has introduced that Alok Sahay has assumed workplace as its new secretary-general and government head, taking on from Bhaskar Chatterjee. Sahay who’s the previous government director of the Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has expertise of just about 4 a long time within the metal trade.
  • Sahay has labored intently with the metal trade and the Government as one of many core trade representatives to advocate on trade-related issues at nationwide and worldwide boards. His expertise additionally contains coaching at British Steel and tenure as visiting fellow at Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University.

Important notes for all competitive exams:

  • Indian Steel Association Headquarters: New Delhi;
  • Indian Steel Association Established: 2014.

6. Sanjay Bhargava to move Starlink satellite tv for pc broadband enterprise in India

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  • Sanjay Bhargava, who had labored with Elon Musk as a part of a group that had based digital cost agency, PayPal, will now head the tech billionaire entrepreneur’s Starlink satellite tv for pc broadband enterprise in India.
  • Bhargava joins SpaceX as Starlink’s nation director (India), because the Musk-led US aerospace firm gears as much as compete with Bharti group-backed OneWeb.

Economy News

7. GST assortment for September crosses ₹1.17 lakh crore

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  • The gross GST income collected within the month of September was 1,17,010 crore rupees, which included a CGST element of 20,578 crores, SGST is 26,767 crore and IGST element of 60,911 crore rupees.
  • The income for September was 23% increased than the GST revenues in the identical month final 12 months. During the month, income from import of products was 30% increased.

Defence News

8. ‘AUSINDEX’: India, Australia take part in 4th version

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  • India and Australia have participated within the fourth version of the biennial maritime collection ‘AUSINDEX’. The train will enable the Australian Navy and Indian Navy to strengthen “inter-operability, gain from best practices”.
  • The maritime train is performed in Australia and India, with the current one being held within the Northern Australia Exercise Area.
  • HMAS Rankin, Royal Australian Air Force P-8A and F-18 plane, helicopters of Australian and Indian Navy participated on this maritime train.
  • The train has offered a possibility for each navies to reinforce inter-operability and develop a typical understanding of procedures for maritime safety operations.

Awards News

9. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 introduced

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  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has determined to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2021. Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann, Giorgio Parisi collectively gained the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics for groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complicated bodily methods.
  • The Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden. The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor (over $1.14 million).
  • Syukuro Manabe (Princeton University, USA) and Klaus Hasselmann (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany) awarded for the bodily modelling of Earth’s local weather, quantifying variability and reliably predicting international warming”.
  • Giorgio Parisi (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy) was awarded for the invention of the interaction of dysfunction and fluctuations in bodily methods from atomic to planetary scales.

10. M. Venkaiah Naidu offered Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award

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  • Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has offered Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution.
  • This award has been conferred to eminent author Nirode Kumar Barooah, Assam Branch of the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust and Shillong Chamber Choir at a particular operate in Guwahati.
  • The award carries a money reward of Rs 5 lakh, a quotation, and a scarf. It is likely one of the greatest civilian awards of Assam.
  • This award was instituted by the Assam authorities in reminiscence of the state’s first chief minister Gopinath Bordoloi.
  • The Assam department of the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust was based by Mahatma Gandhi on 9 January 1946.
  • Shillong Chamber Choir (SCC) is a famend musical group based in 2001. It has carried out on numerous nationwide and worldwide platforms.

Schemes News

11. PM Narendra Modi launches Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the second part of the 2 flagship missions, particularly, Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), from Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi.
  • The SBM-U 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 have been designed to grasp the aspiration of constructing all cities ‘garbage free’ and ‘water secure’. The outlay of SBM-U 2.0 is round Rs 1.41 lakh crore. The outlay of AMRUT 2.0 is round Rs 2.87 lakh crore.

Sports News

12. FC Goa elevate maiden Durand Cup soccer trophy

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  • FC Goa beat Mohammedan Sporting to win their maiden Durand Cup soccer title, 1-0, within the closing, held at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata.
  • FC Goa Captain Eduardo Bedia scored the all-important aim within the one hundred and fifth minute after the ultimate match went into the additional time.
  • The 2021 Durand Cup was the one hundred and thirtieth version of the Durand Cup, the oldest soccer event in Asia. The event was held from September 05 to October 03, 2021, in West Bengal.

2021 Season awards winners:

  • Golden Glove for the perfect goalkeeper: Naveen Kumar (FC Goa)
  • Golden boot for prime scorer: Marcus Joseph (Mohammedan)
  • Golden ball for the perfect participant: Edu Bedia (Goa)

13. Smriti Mandhana turns into first Indian girls to attain a Test hundred on Australian

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  • In a historic second in girls’s cricket, Smriti Mandhana grew to become the first Indian lady to attain a Test hundred on Australian soil.
  • She accomplished her century to form up India’s first innings on the second day of the first pink ball day and evening. The match was performed on the Carrara Oval in Queensland, Australia at the moment. She scored 127 runs with 22 fours and a six.

Important Days

14. World Teachers’ Day noticed on fifth October

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  • World Teachers’ Day, also called International Teachers Day, is held yearly on October 5 since 1994.
  • The Day goals to deal with appreciating, assessing and bettering the educators of the world and to offer a possibility to think about points associated to lecturers and instructing. The Theme for 2021 International Teachers Day is “Teachers at the heart of education recovery”.
  • The day was established in 1994, to commemorate the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation in regards to the Status of Teachers, which is a standard-setting instrument that addresses the standing and conditions of lecturers all over the world.

15. Ganga River Dolphin Day: 5 October

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  • In India, the ‘Ganga River Dolphin Day’ is noticed yearly on October 5, to boost consciousness and encourage conservation of Ganga River Dolphins. It was on at the present time in 2010, that Ganga Dolphins have been declared nationwide aquatic animals.
  • Then, in 2012, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Uttar Pradesh authorities collectively started the dolphin conservation marketing campaign within the nation. The Gangetic Dolphins are included beneath the First Schedule of Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
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