Page-3 of Current Affairs - October, 2021

Global Food Security Index 2021

Tenth edition of the Global Food Security Index was published recently. In the index, India has been ranked at 71st position. Highlights The Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021 was prepared by analysing data from 113 countries. On the other hand, recently, India was ranked at 101st position in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021. About Global ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 22, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 22, 2021 INDIA – Supreme Court says farmers have right to protest, but can’t block roads – Archaeological Survey of India illuminates 100 monuments in tri-color to celebrate the landmark achievement of 100 crore Covid-19 vaccinations – PM inaugurates the Infosys Foundation Vishram Sadan at ..

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Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation wins Earth Guardian Award

The Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation (PaTCoF) has won the “Earth Guardian Award” which was instituted by the NatWest Group. Key Points PaTCoF is a non-profit organisation under forest department which seeks to facilitate conservation of tiger and biodiversity in the Parambikulam tiger reserve. Eight winners of the award were felicitated by secretary general of “UN ..

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India set to touch 100 crore Covid vaccination mark

India crossed another significant milestone in its fight against the covid-19 pandemic on October 21, 2021. It touched the mark of 100 crore Covid vaccinations including the first as well as second doses. Key Points On the other hand, India reported 18,454 new cases in last 24 hours. Currently, the active caseload stands at 1,78,831. ..

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RBI fines Paytm Payments Bank and Western Union

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed monetary penalty on two payment system operators viz., Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PBBL) as well as Western Union Financial Services Inc. Key Points RBI levied a penalty of Rs 1 crore on PBBL. Penalty was imposed because of an offence related to Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 ..

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