Page-50 of Current Affairs - October, 2021

October 7: World Cotton Day 2021

World Cotton Day was observed on October 7, across the world, in a bid to raise awareness regarding the cotton sector among people. Key Points UN World Cotton Day (WCD) is celebrated annually on October 7 with the aim of raising awareness regarding the critical role of cotton sector in international trade, economic development and ..

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World Bank Report- Shifting Gears: Digitization and Services-Led Development

As per World Bank’s report titled “Shifting Gears: Digitization and Services-Led Development”, Indian economy is expected to increase by 8.3% in the fiscal year 2021-2022. Key findings of report As per report, in the next financial year, India’s economic prospects will be determined by its pace of vaccination against covid-19 and successful implementation of agriculture & ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 8, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 8, 2021 INDIA – PM inaugurates 35 PSA (pressure swing adsorption) oxygen plants established under PM CARES fund – Lakhimpur Kheri violence of Oct 3: Supreme Court tells U.P. to file status report in 24 hours – Lok Adalat has no jurisdiction to decide matter ..

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Anshu Malik:1st Indian woman wrestler to reach World Championship final

On October 6, 2021, Anshu Malik has become the first Indian woman wrestler to reach the final of 2021 World Wrestling Championships. Key facts She created this history after outclassing junior European champion Solomiia Vynnyk. The 19-year-old wrestler from India and reigning Asian champion, Anshu, controlled the semi-final from the beginning. She won by technical ..

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Moody’s upgrades outlook on India’s sovereign rating to Stable

Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the sovereign rating outlook of India to stable from negative. Highlights This rating was upgraded citing reduced risks from COVID-19 as well as negative feedback between real economy & financial system. Moddy’s has retained India’s rating at Baa3. It reflects the lowest investment grade rating. Moody’s further expects that ..

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