Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 23, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 23, 2021


– 39 women Army officers get Permanent Commission after winning legal battle
– Odisha: DRDO successfully tests high-speed expendable aerial target Abhyas
– Martin Scorsese, Istvan Szabo to receive Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award at International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa in November
– UK Navy Chief Admiral Sir Tony Radakin arrives on India visit
– UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Elizabeth Truss arrives on India visit
– Minister of State Devusinh Chauhan chairs 7th Meeting of BRICS Communications Ministers
– EAM S. Jaishankar meets WTO DG Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in New Delhi


– Foreign exchange reserves rose by USD 1.492 billion to reach USD 641.008 billion in the week ended Oct 15
– RBI proposes stricter capital norms for Exim Bank, NABARD, NHB and SIDBI
– October Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting: RBI remains -focused to bring back inflation to 4%, says Governor
– Defence ministry signs pact with US to procure MK 54 torpedo, expendables worth Rs 423 crore
– Fourth general assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA) held virtually between from Oct 18 to 21
– IBDF (Indian Broadcasting & Digital Foundation) re-elects K Madhavan as president
– Google Play cuts subscription fee from 30% to 15% starting Jan 1, 2022


– Pakistan, India among 11 countries of concern on climate change: US Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)




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