Page-43 of Current Affairs - October, 2021

Civil Aviation Min approves Akasa Air to operate in India

Ministry of Civil Aviation has given a no-objection certificate (NOC) to new airline named ‘Akasa Air’ for its operation in India. Highlights Akasa Air is baked by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala as well as ex-Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube. The new airline has set its aim to start operations by mid-2022. The airline has planned to operate ..

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Rajnish Kumar joins BharatPe as Chairman

Former chief of State Bank of India, Rajnish Kumar, has joined the Board of BharatPe as chairman. Key Points Rajnish Kumar will get involved in defining the short-term and long-term strategies of companies. He will also work closely with other Board Members and chief experience officer (CXOs) on key regulatory and business initiatives. BharatPe-Centrum Capital ..

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Finance Ministry’s Monthly Economic Review

The Ministry of Finance recently released its “Monthly Economic Review for September 2021”. According to the report, Indian economy is on path of swift recovery from the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. Key Findings As per economic review report, sustained & robust growth in agriculture sector, rebound in manufacturing & industry sector, resumption of services activity ..

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Covid: WHO recommends 3rd dose for immunocompromised

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended for third dose of immunocompromised, following a four-day meeting of the “Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization”.  The final report on the matter will be issued in December. Key Points According to SAGE, moderately & severely immunocompromised persons should be given an additional dose of all WHO-approved ..

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Tunisia’s President unveils new Government

President of Tunisia, Kais Saied, unveiled a new government on October 11, 2021. Highlights The President also gave no hint when he would give up his near total control, seizing most powers in July 2021. He also did not give any hint to start reforms which are required for a financial rescue package to avert ..

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