Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 7, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 7, 2021


– PM distributes e-property cards to 1,71,000 beneficiaries under the SVAMITVA scheme in MP
– SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) Yojna
– SVAMITVA Yojana aims at establishment of clear ownership of property in rural areas by mapping of land parcels and providing ‘record of rights’ to eligible households by issuing legal ownership cards to them


– 75 Science Technology and Innovation Hubs to be set up in different parts of the country: Union Minister for Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh
– Govt. offers reward for rescuing road crash victims and rushing them to a hospital within the golden hour
– Veteran actor Arvind Trivedi, known for portraying the role of Ravana in Ramanand Sagar’s ‘Ramayan’ dies at 82 in Mumbai; was Lok Sabha MP from Sabarkantha (Gujarat) in 1991-96


– Govt. notifies 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) under automatic route in the telecom services sector
– Cabinet approves Rs 4,445-cr PM MITRA (PM Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel) Yojana to set up 7 mega textile parks
– GST of 18% applicable on ice creams not 5% from here on: government tells taxmen
– Nearly 52,000 apprentices hired in Skill India’s ‘National Apprenticeship Mela’ 2021 organised by Skill India
– Cabinet approves bonus equal to 78 days’ wage for over 11 lakh non-gazetted railway employees
– Assam govt. launches App Fishwaale, India’s first e-fish market


– Nobel Chemistry Prize awarded jointly to Germany’s Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan of US for ‘developing a new way for building molecules known as asymmetric organocatalysis’
– Pakistan Army transfers Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Chief Lt. Gen. General Faiz Hameed; appoints him Peshawar Corps Commander
– Romanian government falls after a no-confidence vote; PM Florin Citu resigns


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