1.Geographical Indications to ‘Karuppur Kalamkari Painting’ and ‘Kallakurichi Wood Carving’ of Tamil Nadu
Recently ‘ Karuppur Kalamkari painting ‘ and ‘ Kallakurichi wood carving ‘ of Tamil Nadu have been given Geographical Indication (GI)Tag is provided. Significantly, ‘Kalamkari paintings’ are done on pure cotton cloth, which is mainly used for umbrella covers, cylindrical hangings and chariot covers of temples. On the other hand, ‘Kallakurichi wood carving’ is a unique form of ‘wood carving’, in which traditional styles of ornamentation and designs are used by the craftsmen. Documentary evidence suggests that ‘Kalamkari painting’ developed under the patronage of ‘Nayaka rulers’ in the early 17th century, while ‘Kallakurichi wood carving’ as an art form flourished during the period of Madurai ancient times under various monarchies. It was an important city under the rulers. Over time the woodcarving craftsmen migrated to other cities and places, where they developed their own distinctive style.
2.Tamil Nadu’s ‘Kanyakumari Long’ gets GI tag
The unique clove spice grown in the hills of Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu has been awarded a Geographical Indication (GI) as ‘ Kanyakumari clove ‘ . The total production of clove in India is 1,100 metric tonnes and out of this 1,000 metric tonnes is produced every year in Tamil Nadu while 750 metric tonnes of clove is produced in Kanyakumari district alone.
3.Germany launches world’s first self-driving train
Germany recently launched the world’s first automated, driverless train in the city of ‘ Hamburg ‘Which is said to be more punctual and energy efficient than conventional trains. Four such trains will join the S-Bahn rapid urban rail network in the northern part of the city and will start operations from December using the existing rail infrastructure. It is noteworthy that driverless metros exist in other cities such as Paris, while airports also often run automated monorails, but all are operated on special single tracks, while the ‘Hamburg’ train tracks with other regular trains. will share. The company that controls the train operations network in Germany said that although the train would be controlled completely automatically through digital technology, a driver would be there to supervise the journey.
4.Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Indian Space Association
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said via videoconference Indian Space Association ( Indian Space Association – ISpA launched). Its founding members include Bharti Airtel, Larsen & Toubro, Nelco (Tata Group), OneWeb, MapmyIndia, Walchandnagar Industries and Anant Technology Limited . Other key members include Godrej, Hughes India, Azista-BST Aerospace Pvt Ltd, BEL, Centum Electronics and Maxar India. About Board Members:
First Chairman : Jayant Patil , Senior Executive Vice
President of L&T-NXT Defense Vice President : Rahul Vats , Chief Regulatory Officer, Bharti Airtel
Director General: Lieutenant General A.K. Bhatt (Ret.)
ISpA is a private industry body that will act as a premier industry body for space and satellite companies in the country. ISpA will be represented by domestic and global corporations with advanced capabilities in space and satellite technologies. ISpA will work towards promoting space technology in India, with a focus on capacity building and space economic hubs and incubators in India.
5.PM Modi attends G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit on Afghanistan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit on October 12, 2021 . The G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit was held to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. The event was held in virtual mode under the Italian presidency of the G20. During this meeting, the world’s top leaders discussed the response to humanitarian needs as well as access to basic services and livelihoods in Afghanistan. During this, the leaders also discussed issues of counter-terrorism, security and human rights.
6.IEA invites India to become full time member
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has made India its full-time memberinvited to be. This membership invitation was given in the light of the fact that India is the third largest energy consumer in the world. If the proposal is accepted, it would require India to increase its oil reserves to the 90-day requirement. Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri held discussions with IEA Executive Director Fatah Birol. During this discussion the Executive Director of the IEA invited India to deepen its cooperation with the IEA by becoming a full member. India became an associate member of the IEA in March 2017. The IEA is a Paris-based body that advises industrialized countries on energy policies. In January 2021, IEA members and India agreed to enter into a strategic partnership to strengthen their cooperation with regard to energy security and the clean energy transition.
7.Alexander Schellenberg appointed new Chancellor of Austria
October 11, 2021 to Sebastian Kurjh (Sebastian Kurz) after the resignation of Alexander Selenberg ( Alexander Schellenberg ), the Austrian Chancellor was elected as. Sebastian Kurz resigned because of his involvement in a corruption scandal. In addition to Alexander, Michael Linhardt joined for the role of Foreign Minister. He was a former ambassador to France. The appointment of both individuals helped to end the crisis within the Austrian government, the Austrian People’s Party and the Green Party coalition.
8.Tunisia’s president unveils new government
Tunisia ‘s President Kais Saied unveiled a new government on October 11, 2021. The president also gave no indication of when he would give up full control over most of the powers he had acquired in July 2021. He also did not give any indication to initiate the reforms needed for the financial rescue package to avert the economic disaster. Sayed has cast into doubt the democratic gains of the 2011 revolution in Tunisia by seizing executive authority and suspending the elected parliament. He also did not give any clear program to restore normal constitutional order. He empowered himself to appoint a committee to amend the 2014 constitution and put it to a referendum.
9.Covid: WHO recommends third dose for immunocompromised
The World Health Organization (WHO) as ” Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) after a four-day meeting”, Imyunocompromaijd (immunocompromised)A third dose of is recommended. The final report on the matter will be issued in December. According to SAGE, moderately and severely immunized individuals should be given an additional dose of all WHO-approved vaccines. This recommendation was made because these individuals are less likely to respond to vaccination after the standard primary vaccine series. They are also at high risk of severe COVID-19 illness. SAGE also recommends that people age 60 and older who are receiving the Sinovac and SinoPharma vaccines should receive a third dose. However, the use of other vaccines may also be considered, depending on supply and access. SAGE also reviewed a vaccine developed by ‘Bharat Biotech’ and will issue a policy recommendation after WHO allows its emergency use.
10.Finance Ministry releases monthly economic review
The Finance Ministry has recently released the ” Monthly Economic Review for September 2021 “.” Issued. According to this report, the Indian economy is on the path of rapid recovery from the effects of the Kovid-19 pandemic. According to the Economic Survey report, sustained and strong growth in agriculture, rebound in manufacturing and industry, resumption of service activity and revenues indicate that the Indian economy is making good progress. The external sector is offering bright prospects for growth revival in India. India’s merchandise exports crossed USD 30 billion for the sixth consecutive month in the financial year 2021-2022. The external debt-to-GDP ratio declined to 20.2% in June 2021 from 21.1% in March 2021. The growth rate of bank credit during September 2021 was 6.7% as compared to 5.3% in the same period of the year 2020. E-way bill, continuous improvement in power consumption, rail freight movement, strong GST collection, The recovery has been seen through an increase in air freight and passenger traffic. Highway toll collection has also reached a 21-month high. Digital transactions have also increased.
11.Rajnish Kumar appointed as the President of BharatPe
Rajnish Kumar , former head of State Bank of India BharatPehas joined the Board as Chairman. Rajnish Kumar will be involved in defining the company’s short-term and long-term strategies. He will work closely with other board members and the Chief Experience Officer on key regulatory and business initiatives. BharatPe-Centrum Capital received in-principle approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to set up a small finance bank, which will take over Punjab Maharashtra Bank. As the chairman of BharatPe, Rajnish Kumar will advise and advise the management of BharatPe on matters of business performance as well as corporate governance. Rajnish Kumar completed his term as the chairman of India’s largest lender SBI in October 2020. Presently, he is working as Advisor (Resource Raising) to the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
12.Rajnish Kumar releases memoir ‘The Custodian of Trust’
Former State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar has released his memoir titled ‘ The Custodian of Trust – A Banker’s Memoir ‘. The book is published by Penguin Random House India . In this, rare information has been given about how the financial system works in our country. The Custodian of Trust presents Kumar’s journey from a modest home in the old city of Meerut to becoming a Probationary Officer in SBI in 1980 and rising to the rank of Chairman in 2017.
13.Civil Aviation Minister approves Akasa Air to operate in India
‘ No Objection Certificate ‘ by Ministry of Civil Aviation to ‘ Akasa Airline ‘ backed by stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala‘ (NOC) has been granted. The airline, which plans to offer its services as a low-cost carrier, may start operations by next year. The airline is planning to operate around 70 aircraft in the next four years. The company will use the ‘Ultra Low Cost Carriers’ (ULCC) model in its operations. Under this model, ‘Akasa Airline’ will also focus on keeping operating costs low as compared to typical budget airlines like ‘Indigo’ and ‘SpiceJet’. The presence of Akasa Airline could provide a fillip to the Indian airline industry as the airline industry remains weak in 2019 after the closure of Jet Airways and the disinvestment of Air India.
14.Cabinet approves affiliation of 100 schools with Sainik School Society
Union Cabinet approves affiliation of 100 government sector as well as private sector schools with Sainik School Societygave its approval for. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal on October 12, 2021. As per this approval, affiliated Sainik Schools will be started under the Sainik Schools Society of the Ministry of Defence. In the first phase, the government has proposed that 100 affiliated partners will be created from states, NGOs and private partners. These schools were affiliated in accordance with the National Policy on Education. The government has also decided to give more focus on value-based education which will help the children to develop pride in the rich culture and heritage of India. It will also develop effective leadership with discipline, character, sense of national duty and patriotism among them. Starting from the academic year 2022-2023, about 5000 students will get admission in class 6 in 100 such affiliated schools. in present, The existing 33 Sainik Schools have an admission capacity of about three thousand students in Class VI. Sainik Schools is a system of schools across India, established and managed by the Sainik Schools Society, under the Ministry of Defense (MoD). These schools were conceived in the year 1961 by V.K. Krishna Menon did it.
15.KV Subramaniam resigns as Chief Economic Advisor
Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) KV Subramaniam has decided to return to academia after completing his three-year stint in the Finance Ministry of India . KV Subramaniam took over as the Chief Economic Advisor on December 7, 2018. The appointment was made almost five months after his predecessor Arvind Subramanian stepped down. KV Subramaniam, earlier in his career, had been part of expert committees for the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Subramaniam is also well versed in the private sector, with brief stints at top corporates including ICICI Bank, JP Morgan Chase and Tata Consultancy Services.
16.Eight High Courts to get new Chief Justice
The government notified the appointment of eight Chief Justices of High Courts and transfer of five Chief Justices . Eight high courts will get new chief justices, and five chief justices have been transferred. In 13 High Courts, the sanction was considered important as some of them are working with acting Chief Justices. The government appointed Chief Justice of Tripura High Court A.A. Qureshi (AA Qureshi) has been transferred to the Rajasthan High Court . Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Justice Indrajit Mahanty will take over as the Chief Justice of Tripura . Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh Mohammad Rafique (Mohammad Rafiq) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has been appointed Chief Justice of. Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice Biswanath Somddr (Biswanath Somadder) to Sikkim High Court has been transferred as the Chief Justice. Justice A.K. Goswami (AK Goswami) The Chhattisgarh High Court has been appointed Chief Justice of. He is currently the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. Calcutta High Court Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal (Rajesh Bindal) The Allahabad High Court has been appointed Chief Justice of. Justice Ranjit V. MoreThe Meghalaya High Court has been appointed Chief Justice of. Karnataka High Court Acting Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma (Satish Chandra Sharma) on Telangana High Court has been appointed Chief Justice of. Madhya Pradesh High Court Justice Prakash Srivastava (Prakash Srivastava) The Calcutta High Court has been appointed Chief Justice of. Justice R.V. Mlimt (RV Malimath) the Madhya Pradesh High Court has been appointed Chief Justice of. Karnataka High Court to Justice Ritu Raj Awasthihas been appointed as the Chief Justice of Justice Arvind Kumar (Aravind Kumar) The Gujarat High Court has been appointed Chief Justice of. Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra will take over as the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court .
17.Iran begins annual air defense exercise Velayat
Iran began a two-day air defense exercise in its vast central desert on October 12, 2021 . Both the army and the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard were already participating in the annual exercise called Velayat . Now, elite air force, air defense units will also participate in the exercise. Earlier in October, Iran conducted an exercise near its border with Azerbaijan. This military exercise was conducted in light of the fact that Azerbaijan and Israel have strengthened their military alliance in recent months. Israel supplied high-tech drones to aid Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
18.Adani Group takes over the management of Jaipur International Airport
Gautam Adani -led Adani Group said AAI ( Airports Authority Of India – AAI ) from Jaipur International Airportassumed the responsibility of. The airport has been leased by the Government of India to the group for a period of 50 years. Adani Group officials have been monitoring the airport operations for the past two months. Airport Director JS Balhara handed over the symbolic keys of the airport to Chief Airport Officer Adani Jaipur International Limited Vishnu Jha in the presence of other officials. Jaipur airport is the 11th busiest airport in India in terms of daily scheduled flight operations. Located in the southern suburb of Sanganer, the airport was granted International Airport status on 29 December 2005.
19.Arvind Kejriwal launches ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ program
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched a program under which students of government schools in Delhi will be provided guidance on career options by successful citizens in their respective fields . ‘ Country of Mentor ( Desh Ke Mentor is) one of the 10 public school students in the program are required to’ adoption ‘, which may be advised by successful citizens in their respective fields. The Delhi government had announced in August that Bollywood actor Sonu Sood would be the brand ambassador of the Mentors programme. Mentors will take 10 minutes each week to guide students over the phone. Interested citizens can adopt one to 10 children studying in government schools in the city under the initiative.
20.FIFA unveils “Ibha” mascot for India’s 2022 U-17 Women’s World Cup
The world football body, FIFA has unveiled the official mascot of the Under-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 ” Ibha “, an Asiatic lioness representing female power . The tournament will be played in India from October 11-30 next year. The announcement coincided with International Day of the Girl Child. According to a release issued by the global body, Ibha aims to inspire women and girls in India and across the world to realize their potential. Ibha is a strong, playful and charming Asiatic lioness whose aim is to inspire and encourage women and girls through teamwork, resilience, kindness and empowering others.
21.12 October: World Arthritis Day
World Arthritis Day (WLD) is organized every year on 12 October to spread awareness about arthritis and its effects . Arthritis is not a single disease, but a broad term for more than a hundred diseases related to the joints. It can cause swelling in or around the joints, resulting in pain, stiffness, and sometimes difficulty walking. ‘World Arthritis Day’ was first organized in the year 1996. The theme of this day for the year 2021 is ‘ Don’t Delay, Connect Today: Time2Work ‘. ” European Alliance of Associations for RumetolojiAccording to statistics, there are an estimated one hundred million people suffering from arthritis who are trying to deal with its symptoms without a diagnosis and it is often overlooked. There are several types of arthritis, the main ones being ‘osteoarthritis’ (OA) and ‘rheumatoid arthritis’ (RA). A large proportion of the world’s population is affected by arthritis, which affects their quality of life and participation in society.
22.National Award winning actor Nedumudi Venu passes away
National Award winning actor Nedumudi Venu has passed away. He won three National Film Awards and six Kerala State Film Awards for his performance . Nedumudi Venu has Kvlm Narayana Panikar began his career as a theater actor in plays (Kavalam Narayana Panicker). He made his debut in films in 1978 with Thambu directed by G Aravindan . Known for his work in Malayalam and Tamil films , Venu acted in over 500 films.