Page-46 of Current Affairs - October, 2021

Football: Sunil Chhetri equals Pele with 77th goal

Sunil Chhetri has equalled the legendary Pele by making the 77th international goal as his 83rd minute strike, on October 10, 2021. Key Points 77th goal by Chhetri during the strike helped India to beat Nepal by 1-0. This goal also saved his side from the verge of elimination in SAFF Championships. This achievement was ..

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October 10: World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day was observed across the world on October 10, 2021 with the objective of raising awareness on mental health issues. Key Points The day is observed to gain support on initiatives related to mental health and well-being. This year, world mental health is more significant because Covid-19 has majorly impacted the mental ..

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UN Human Rights Council recognises ‘Right to a clean environment’

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) unanimously voted to recognise a clean, healthy & sustainable environment as a universal right. This right was recognised by UNHRC on October 8, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. Highlights Once the right is recognised by all, it would be the first of its kind in 70 years, ever since ..

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Telangana to test Mobile-based e-voting system

The Telangana State Election Commission has planned to conduct a dry run of a “Mobile-Based e-voting system”. Highlights The development of this system is guided by the necessity of holding polls in India amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This system, if successful, will facilitate to vote using smartphones from home. The dry run will be held ..

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India-Croatia joins hands for research in Traditional Medicine Systems

India joined hands with Croatia and inked a MoU for research & development in Indian traditional medicine systems and for promoting Ayurveda in Europe. Key Points Croatian government is planning to package Ayurveda and Yoga from India, along with its tourism. One of the goals of MoU is to connect European members for a more ..

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