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CURRENT AFFAIRS : IMPORTANT DAYS

International Day of the Older Persons- Oct 1:

  • International Day of the Older Persons is observed on October 1 every year to raise problems faced by elder persons and to promote the development of a society for all ages.
  • The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on December 14, 1990, and designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons.

World Vegetarian Day- October 1:

  • World Vegetarian Day is observed annually around the planet on October 1.
  • It is a day of celebration established by the North American Vegetarian Society in 1977 and endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978, “To promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.”
  • The World Vegetarian Day is celebrated to emphasize environmental considerations, animal welfare and rights issues and personal health benefits to encourage people into ditching animal products.

International Coffee Day – October 1:

  • International Coffee Day is celebrated on October 1 all over the day with the intention of identifying the plight of the farmers of coffee beans and expressing our love for the aromatic drink.
  • First initiated in Japan, it was officially declared as International Coffee Day in 2015.
  • International Coffee Organisation, set up in 1963 in London, first declared International Coffee day on October 1, 2015.
  • Since then, this day is celebrated all over the world. The organization overlooks matters related to coffee and the development of the strategic documents.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : NATIONAL NEWS

Union government has organised Vayo Naman Programme in honour of senior citizens:

  • The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry will organise the Vayo Naman Programme in the honour of senior citizens on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons in New Delhi.
  • Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will be the chief guest of the programme and will confer the Vayosheshtra Samman awards.
  • The Vice President will also dedicate the Elderly Help Line 14567 to the Nation and launch the Senior Able Citizens Reemployment in Dignity (SACRED) and Senior Care Ageing Growth Engine (SAGE) Portals on this occasion.
  • Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Virendra Kumar will also be present in the programme.
  • The Ministry celebrates International Day of Older Persons every year on 1st of October for the cause of elderly persons.

Youth Affairs minister has launched a month-long Clean India Programme from Prayagraj

  • Anurag Thakur, who holds the Youth Affairs and Sports portfolio has launched a month-long Clean India Programme from Prayagraj as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
  • This programme will continue till October 31.
  • The aim of the cleanliness drive is to create awareness, mobilize people and ensure their involvement in cleaning waste, mainly Single Use Plastic waste throughout the country.
  • This programme is being organised in six lakh villages of 744 districts across the country through the networks of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan-NYKS affiliated Youth Clubs and National Service Scheme-affiliated institutions.

Prime Minister launches the Jal Jeevan Mission App for improving awareness among stakeholders:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with Gram Panchayats and Pani Samitis and Village Water and Sanitation Committees (VWSC) on Jal Jeevan Mission.
  • The Prime Minister will launch the Jal Jeevan Mission App for improving awareness among stakeholders and for greater transparency and accountability of schemes under the Mission.
  • Mr Modi will also launch Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh, where any individual, institution, corporate, or philanthropist, be it in India or abroad, can contribute to help provide tap water connection in every rural household, school, anganwadi centre, ashramshala, and other public institutions.
  • Nation-wide Gram Sabhas on Jal Jeevan Mission will also take place. The Gram Sabhas will discuss planning and management of village water supply systems and also work towards long-term water security.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : INTERNATIONAL NEWS

ONGC Videsh begins its First exploratory drilling campaign in Bangladesh:

  • ONGC Videsh Limited has started its first exploratory drilling campaign in Bangladesh for finding oil and gas.
  • This exploratory well is planned to be drilled to a depth of 4200 meters.
  • It will target two prospective formations. The exploratory drilling will be followed by drilling at two more exploratory locations.
  • ONGC Videsh Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).
  • The pre-drilling activities were completed with the rig being on location in late 2019. The spudding scheduled for March 2020 was delayed due to COVID pandemic.

About Bangladesh:

  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Currency: Bangladeshi taka
  • Prime minister: Sheikh Hasina
  • President: Abdul Hamid

India’s Ambassador to China has called for reformed multilateralism, resilience and redundancy in global value chains

  • India’s Ambassador to China Vikram Misri has called for reformed multilateralism, resilience and redundancy in global value chains to meet current and future challenges. Delivering a lecture at New Development Bank (NDB) Think Lab, Shanghai also the serious reform of global political and economic architecture is necessary.
  • Political, technological and economic shifts taking place over the last 75 years have impacted the multilateral system, which has not kept pace with either the diffusion of political power or the economic rebalancing that has taken place.
  • Policy framework of Atmanirbhar Bharat, labor/agriculture/education reforms, focus on startups and economic stimulus are propelling India forward.This is good news for NDB, as India is its largest client. India is also leading on SDGs through ISA and CDRI

About china:

  • Capital: Beijing
  • President: Xi Jinping
  • Currency: Renminbi

About New Development Bank:

  • Headquarters: Shanghai, China
  • President: Marcos Prado Troyjo
  • Founded: 15 July 2014, Brazil

CURRENT AFFAIRS : STATE NEWS

Maharashtra records 19% excess rain during June to September 2021

  • Due to the South West Monsoon, Maharashtra has recorded 19% excess rain during June to September 202
  • IMD has informed that, during this period Maharashtra has received 1194.3 millimeters of rain as compared to normal 1004.2 millimeters.
  • Marathwada region has received a highest 48% more than normal rain during this period. Konkan and Goa region received 3560 millimeters of rain which is 24 percent more than regular rainfall during the season.
  • Mumbai city has received 15.4% excess rain while Pune has recorded 22 percent less than normal rains this year

About Maharashtra:

  • Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  • Capital: Mumbai
  • Chief minister: Uddhav Thackeray

R K Mathur lays the foundation stone for strategic roads & upgradation of border roads in Turtuk

  • Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur will lay the foundation stone for strategic roads and upgradation of border roads in Turtuk.
  • Construction of new Hendenbrok-Zingpal road and upgradation of four other roads will be taken up to strengthen the strategic connectivity and socioeconomic development.
  • Project Vijayak and Himank of Border Roads Organization will begin works of these roads soon. In foundation laying ceremony in Turtuk, Kargil and Leh CECs Feroz Ahmed Khan, Tashi Gyaltson, Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and DG BRO Lt Gen Rajiv Choudhary also participated.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : BUSINESS NEWS

AIIB approves USD 356.67 million loan for expansion of Chennai Metro Rail System:

  • The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD 356.67 million loan to the Government of India to support the expansion of the Chennai metro rail system.
  • The project involves the construction of a new corridor in Chennai’s metro network as part of Chennai Metro Rail Phase 2.
  • It will span from Lighthouse in the east to Poonamalee Bypass in the west to ensure seamless multimodal transport across Chennai by providing integrated access to suburban rail, bus stations and the city’s main airport.
  • In addition, the project will address traffic bottlenecks and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing public urban transport options

About AIIB:

  • Headquarters: Beijing, China
  • Membership: 103 Members

CURRENT AFFAIRS : BANKING & ECONOMY

GST collection for September crosses 1.17 lakh crore

  • The gross GST revenue collected in the month of September was 1,17,010 crore rupees, which included CGST component of 20,578 crore, SGST 26,767 crore and IGST component of 60,911 crore rupees.
  • The revenue for September was 23 per cent higher than the GST revenues in the same month last year. During the month, revenue from import of goods was 30 per cent higher
  • The revenue from domestic transactions including import of services was 20 per cent higher than the revenue from these sources during the same month last year.
  • The average monthly gross GST collection for the second quarter of the current year amounted to 1.15 lakh crore rupees, which was five per cent higher than the average monthly collection of 1.10 lakh crore rupees in the first quarter of the year.

CRISIL Credit ratio has improved in H1 FY22

  • India Inc seems to be shrugging off the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic with credit ratings agencies reporting improvement in credit ratio and corporate credit profile.
  • Crisil Ratings credit ratio increased further in the first half of fiscal 2022, with 488 upgrades and 165 downgrades, reflecting a sharp and sustained recovery in demand despite the intense second wave of Covid-19 infections.
  • This was the second consecutive rise in the credit ratio, at 2.96 times. It had risen to 1.33 times in the second half of last fiscal from 0.54 time in the previous half

World Bank to extend $150 million to Chennai’s Sustainable Urban Services Programme

  • The World Bank will give $150 million loan to support the Government of Tamil Nadu’s Chennai City Partnership: Sustainable Urban Services Programme, which seeks to help strengthen institutions, improve the financial health of service agencies, and drive significant improvements in the quality of four key urban services — water supply and sewerage, mobility, health, and solid waste management.
  • It will help Tamil Nadu Government, Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC), and key service agencies adopt new approaches to service delivery and bring a renewed focus on results for citizens

About World Bank:

  • Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States
  • President: David Malpass
  • Founded: July 1944, United States

IFSCA constitutes expert panel on sustainable finance

  • Gift city regulator International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has constituted an Expert Committee to recommend an approach towards development of a Sustainable Finance Hub and provide a road map for the same.
  • Expert committee will be chaired by CK Mishra, former Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  • The committee has been tasked to study the current regulatory practices in sustainable finance across major international financial jurisdictions and recommend a robust framework to develop a world-class sustainable finance hub at IFSCA

About IFSCA:

  • The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) was established on April 27, 2020 under the International Financial Services Centres Authority Act, 2019.
  • It is headquartered at GIFT City, Gandhinagar in Gujarat.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : MOU & AGREEMENTS

Kerala Rail signs MoU with IISc for rail safety tech

  • IISc-incubated startup L2MRail, Society for Innovation and Development (SID), and IISc have signed an MoU with Kerala Rail aimed at enhancing rail safety, especially in risk-prone terrains.
  • The L2MRail team and IISc have pioneered the Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensing technology for a structural health monitoring system (SHMS) for the civil engineering structures of Kerala Rail’s Silverline project
  • The MOU was exchanged between Kerala Rail Managing Director V Ajith Kumar and IISc Registrar Sudhir Warrier in the presence of Govindan Rangarajan, Director, IISc, and B Gurumoorthy, Chief Executive of SID, IISc.

About Kerala:

  • Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
  • Governor: Arif Mohammad Khan
  • Chief minister: Pinarayi Vijayan
  • National Park: Eravikulam National Park, Silent Valley National Park, Anamudi Shola National Park, Mathikettan Shola National Park

CURRENT AFFAIRS : DEFENCE NEWS

Centre dissolves Ordnance Factory Board transfers employees and assets to 7 PSUs

  • The defence ministry has dissolved the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and transferred its assets, employees and management to seven public sector units (PSUs).
  • The Government of India has decided to transfer the management, control, operations and maintenance of these 41 production units and identified non-production units to seven government companies (wholly owned by the government of India) with effect from October 1, 2021.
  • The government has decided that all the employees of OFB (Group A, B & C) belonging to the production units and also the identified non-production units shall be transferred en masse to the new DPSUs on terms of foreign service without any deputation allowance (deemed deputation) initially for a period of two years.

Name of the seven defence PSUs :

  • Munition India Limited, Armoured Vehicles Nigam Limited, Advanced Weapons and Equipment India Limited, Troop Comforts Limited, Yantra India Limited, India Optel Limited and Gliders India Limited.
  • Currently, the OFB is a defence ministry entity and supplies critical arms and ammunition to the three armed forces and the paramilitary.

About Ordnance Factory Board :

  • Director General Ordnance Factories & Chairman : C S Vishwakarma
  • Headquarters: Kolkata
  • Founded: 1712

CURRENT AFFAIRS : ACQUISITIONS & MERGERS

Piramal Group Acquires DHFL For ₹ 34,250 Crore

  • Piramal Enterprises has completed the acquisition of Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) by paying Rs 34,250 crore to creditors of the housing finance company.
  • This marks the first successful resolution of a financial services company under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
  • The  DHFL will recover an aggregate amount of Rs 38,000 crore from the DHFL’s resolution, which includes Rs 34,250 crore paid by Piramal Enterprises and Rs 3,800 crore from the cash balance of

About Piramal Group :

  • Owner: Ajay Piramal
  • Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founded: 1984
  • Chairman : Ajay Piramal
  • Vice Chairman :  Swati Piramal

About DHFL :

  • DHFL is the first financial services firm to go for bankruptcy proceedings.
  • It is a non-deposit-taking housing finance company.
  • CEO & MD : Kapil Wadhawan
  • Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founder: Rajesh Kumar Wadhawan
  • Founded: 11 April 1984

CURRENT AFFAIRS : SUMMITS & CONFERENCES

PM Narendra Modi chairs 38th PRAGATI Meeting

  • On Sep 29, 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the 38th PRAGATI meeting.

About PRAGATI Meeting :

  • PRAGATI – Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.
  • In the meeting, eight projects were reviewed & it had a cumulative cost of around Rs 50,000 crore.
  • Four of these projects were from the Ministry of Railways, two from the Ministry of Power and one each from Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Ministry of Civil Aviation.
  • PRAGATI is an ambitious multi-purpose and multi-modal platform, launched in March 2015, by PM Modi.

Aim :

  • To address common man’s grievances, and simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important programmes and projects of the Government of India as well as projects flagged by State Governments.

Note :

  • Previously, on August 25, the Prime Minister chaired the meeting of the 37th edition of
  • In the previous 37 PRAGATI meetings, 297 projects having a total cost of Rs. 14.39 lakh crore have been reviewed.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

NASA launches Landsat 9 satellite from California

  • On Sep 27, 2021, The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) successfully launched Landsat 9 from the foggy Vandenberg Space Force Base in
  • Landsat 9 is a joiNT NASA and US Geological Survey (USGS) mission.
  • The satellite was carried by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg`s Space Launch Complex 3E.
  • Northrop Grumman in Gilbert, Arizona, built the Landsat 9 spacecraft.
  • Landsat 9 will provide data and imagery to help make science-based decisions on key issues including water use, wildfire impacts, coral reef degradation, glacier and ice-shelf retreat, and tropical deforestation.
  • The first Landsat satellite launched in 1972.

About NASA :

  • Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States
  • Founder: Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Founded: 29 July 1958, United States

CURRENT AFFAIRS : APPS & SERVICES

New online system of MSME/Udyam Registration crosses 50 lakh mark

  • The CHAMPIONS portal of the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has announced that a new online system of MSME/Udyam Registration has crossed 50 lakh registrations of MSMEs.
  • These include over 47 lakh Micro organisations and 2.7 lakh Small Units.

About CHAMPIONS portal :

  • CHAMPIONS portal – Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National Strength.
  • It was launched by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises on July 01, 2020.

Aim :

  • To make the smaller units big by helping and handholding, and by solving their problems and grievances.
  • The registration is free of cost and should be done only on the Government portal.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : RANKING & INDEX

Hurun India Rich List 2021 : Mukesh Ambani tops 

  • According to the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2021, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani continues to be India’s richest man for the 10th straight year with a net worth of Rs 7,18,000 crore.
  • Meanwhile, Gautam Adani & family moved up two places to take the second richest spot in this year’s list with a wealth of ₹5,05,900 crore.
  • Shiv Nadar & family maintained its third position with a 67 percent increase in their wealth to Rs 2.36 lakh crore.

About Hurun India Rich list 2021 :

  • The Hurun India Rich list 2021 has named the richest individuals in the country with a wealth of Rs 1,000 crore or more as on September 15, 2021.
  • It features as many as 1,007 individuals across 119 cities with a net worth of Rs 1,000 crore.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : BOOKS & AUTHORS

Novel Titled Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth authored by Wole Soyinka 

  • A new novel, titled  ”Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth’ authored by Wole Soyinka.

About the Novel :

  • It is a novel that explores criminal racketeering of a most sinister and deadly kind that is operating in an African nation uncomfortably like Nigeria.

About Wole Soyinka :

  • Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright, novelist, poet, and essayist in the English language.
  • He is Africa’s first Nobel laureate in Literature.
  • He became the first African writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in
  • His first novel, ”The Interpreters”, was published in 1965.
  • He has also written three autobiographical volumes ”Aké: The Years of Childhood”, ”Ìsarà: A Voyage Around Essay” and ”Ibadan”.
  • His notable plays include ”The Jero Plays”, ”The Road”, ”The Lion and the Jewel”, ”Madmen and Specialists” and ”From Zia, With Love”.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : SPORTS NEWS

Olympic bronze medalist Rupinder Pal Singh announces retirement from international hockey

  • On Sep 30, 2021, Olympic bronze medal-winning Indian hockey player Rupinder Pal Singh announced his retirement from international hockey with immediate effect to make way for youngsters.
  • The 30-year-old, Rupinder Pal Singh, regarded as one of the best drag-flickers of the country, represented India in 223 matches.

About Rupinder Pal Singh :

  • Rupinder Pal Singh was born 11 November 1990 in Faridkot, Punjab.
  • He represented India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, 2014 Asian Games at Incheon, 2016 Olympic Games held at Rio de Janeiro, and at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, held at Gold Coast, Australia.
  • Rupinder was part of the Indian hockey team that won the bronze medal in the 2020 Summer Tokyo Olympics, held in July – August 2021.

Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing

  • The eight-division world champion and Philippines senator Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from professional boxing after 26 years and 72 professional bouts.

About Manny Pacquiao :

  • Pacquiao was born in December 17, 1978 Kibawe, Bukidnon.
  • He is also an Evangelical Christian preacher, philanthropist, entrepreneur, socialite, and YouTube
  • Pacquiao is the only eight-division world champion in the history of boxing and has won 12 major world titles.
  • He was the first boxer to win the lineal championship in five different weight classes.
  • Pacquiao finished his 26-year, 72-fight career with 62 wins, eight losses and two draws, Of those 62 wins, 39 were by knockout and 23 by decision.
  • He made his professional debut in 1995 at age 16 and became the first boxer to win the lineal championship in five different weight classes.
  • He is also the only boxer to hold world championships across four different decades.

CURRENT AFFAIRS : OBITUARIES

England World Cup Winner and Liverpool Legend Roger Hunt Passes away

  • On Sep 27, 2021, Liverpool legend and England World Cup Winner Roger Hunt Passed away.
  • He was 83.

About Roger Hunt :

  • Roger Hunt Born in Glazebury, Lancashire.
  • He played 34 times for the Three Lions between 1962 and 1969, scoring 18 goals.
  • He was also a member of the 1962 World Cup squad.
  • Hunt spent 11 years at Liverpool, scoring 285 goals in 492 games for the club, winning the league title twice and the FA Cup.
  • He helped Liverpool win two league titles and their first FA Cup trophy in 1964-65.

Management guru Professor Bala V Balachandran passes away

  • On Sep 28, 2021, Professor Bala V Balachandran, the management guru and founder of the Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), passed away.
  • He was 84.

About Bala V Balachandran :

  • Balachandran was born on 5 July 1937 in Pudupatti, Tamil Nadu.
  • He became a great professor, mentor, educationist, author, entrepreneur, consultant and life coach.
  • He was also the founder, Chairman of the Board and Dean Emeritus of Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai.
  • Balachandran was the author of numerous papers in Finance and Accounting.

Awards & Honours :

  • In 2001, he was graced with the Padma Shri for his contribution in the field of education.

Daily CA On Sep 30 :

  • World Maritime Day 2021 is being observed across the globe on September 30 with the theme of respect for the sacrifice made by the navy men: ‘Seafarers at the core of shipping’s future.’
  • International Translation Day is Observed on Sep 30 & it is an international day recognising translation professionals.
  • Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the seventh consecutive edition of Swachh Survekshan in New Delhi.
  • The Ministry of Defence, Government of India has taken a decision to enhance the income criteria for grant of family pension to children/siblings suffering from mental or physical disability.
  • Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched ‘Amul Honey’, a new product developed by Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF) along with National Bee Board.
  • Shri Kishan Reddy laid the foundation stone for the “Development of Parshuram Kund, Lohit District, Arunachal Pradesh.” 
  • The Reserve Bank imposed a penalty of Rs 2 crore on private lender RBL Bank for deficiencies in regulatory compliances and non-compliance of the provisions of the Banking Regulation Act.
  • The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has partnered with YES Bank to launch contactless payments solutions — RuPay On-the-Go.
  • Private sector AU Small Finance Bank signed a pact with the National Bank for Rural and Development (NABARD) to boost ongoing rural development initiatives in Rajasthan.
  • CavinKare Chairman & Managing Director C K Ranganathan has been appointed as President of All India Management Association (AIMA) for a period of one year.
  • Aveek Sarkar, the Editor Emeritus and Vice Chairman of the Ananda Bazar Group of Publications, was re-elected Chairman of Press Trust of India(PTI), the country’s premier news agency.
  • Axis Bank appointed Munish Sharda as Group Executive and Head, Bharat Banking
  • The Jeel Albena Association for Humanitarian Development, a Yemeni humanitarian organization that has supported tens of thousands of people caught up in the country’s conflict, is the winner of the 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.
  • The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad under the auspices of the Ministry of Rural Development presented Hunarbaaz Awards to 75 differently-abled candidates from 15 states.
  • Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) inked an MOU with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC),(27/09/2021) to establish a waste to energy plant in Delhi.
  • India signed the implementing arrangement on the joint development of a small satellite for Bhutan.
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), signed a lease agreement with Alliance Air Aviation Ltd for the supply of two Civil Dornier-228 aircraft for regional operations in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • On Sep 27, 2021, The Indian Navy  & the Royal Navy of Oman inked an agreement for exchange of white shipping information and to boost maritime security cooperation in reflection of growing cooperation between the two sides. 
  • The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the United States has successfully tested a Raytheon hypersonic weapon – an air-breathing hypersonic weapon, the next generation of arms that rob adversaries of reaction time and traditional defeat mechanisms.
  • India has emerged as Dubai’s second biggest trading partner with a total volume of 38.5 billion dirhams in the first half of 2021.
  • Former Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo Inc, Indra Nooyi, has penned a Memoir titled My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future.
  • A new book is titled “Battle of Rezang La” written by Kulpreet Yadav& the book is written by ex-naval officer and author Kulpreet Yadav & it was published under Penguin Random House’s ”Veer” imprint.
  • The United States clinched the 2021 Ryder Cup with a score of 19-9 after defeating Team Europe.
  • The Western Naval Command Sailing Championship 2021 was conducted at Indian Naval Watermanship Training Centre (INWTC), Mumbai from 23 to 26 September 2021.
  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) launched the T20 World Cup anthem for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
  • Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma became the first player in the IPL to score 1000 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the third over of MI’s innings which was bowled by spinner Varun Chakaravarthy at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Daily CA On Oct 01 :

  • International Day of the Older Persons is observed on October 1 every year to raise problems faced by elder persons and to promote the development of a society for all ages.
  • World Vegetarian Day is observed annually around the planet on October 1.
  • International Coffee Day is celebrated on October 1 all over the day with the intention of identifying the plight of the farmers of coffee beans and expressing our love for the aromatic drink.
  • The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry will organise the Vayo Naman Programme in the honour of senior citizens on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons in New Delhi.
  • Anurag Thakur, who holds the Youth Affairs and Sports portfolio has launched a month-long Clean India Programme from Prayagraj as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with Gram Panchayats and Pani Samitis and Village Water and Sanitation Committees (VWSC) on Jal Jeevan Mission.
  • ONGC Videsh Limited has started its first exploratory drilling campaign in Bangladesh for finding oil and gas.
  • India’s Ambassador to China Vikram Misri has called for reformed multilateralism, resilience and redundancy in global value chains to meet current and future challenges. Delivering a lecture at New Development Bank (NDB) Think Lab, Shanghai also the serious reform of global political and economic architecture is necessary.
  • Due to the South West Monsoon, Maharashtra has recorded 19% excess rain during June to September 202
  • Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur will lay the foundation stone for strategic roads and upgradation of border roads in Turtuk.
  • The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD 356.67 million loan to the Government of India to support the expansion of the Chennai metro rail system.
  • The gross GST revenue collected in the month of September was 1,17,010 crore rupees, which included CGST component of 20,578 crore, SGST 26,767 crore and IGST component of 60,911 crore rupees.
  • Crisil Ratings credit ratio increased further in the first half of fiscal 2022, with 488 upgrades and 165 downgrades, reflecting a sharp and sustained recovery in demand despite the intense second wave of Covid-19 infections.
  • The World Bank will give $150 million loan to support the Government of Tamil Nadu’s Chennai City Partnership: Sustainable Urban Services Programme, which seeks to help strengthen institutions, improve the financial health of service agencies, and drive significant improvements in the quality of four key urban services — water supply and sewerage, mobility, health, and solid waste management.
  • Gift city regulator International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has constituted an Expert Committee to recommend an approach towards development of a Sustainable Finance Hub and provide a road map for the same.
  • IISc-incubated startup L2MRail, Society for Innovation and Development (SID), and IISc have signed an MoU with Kerala Rail aimed at enhancing rail safety, especially in risk-prone terrains.
  • The defence ministry has dissolved the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and transferred its assets, employees and management to seven public sector units (PSUs).
  • Piramal Enterprises has completed the acquisition of Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) by paying Rs 34,250 crore to creditors of the housing finance company.
  • On Sep 29, 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the 38th PRAGATI meeting.
  • On Sep 27, 2021, The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) successfully launched Landsat 9 from the foggy Vandenberg Space Force Base in
  • The CHAMPIONS portal of the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has announced that a new online system of MSME/Udyam Registration has crossed 50 lakh registrations of MSMEs.
  • According to the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2021, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani continues to be India’s richest man for the 10th straight year with a net worth of Rs 7,18,000 crore.
  • A new novel, titled  ”Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth’ authored by Wole Soyinka.
  • On Sep 30, 2021, Olympic bronze medal-winning Indian hockey player Rupinder Pal Singh announced his retirement from international hockey with immediate effect to make way for youngsters.
  • The eight-division world champion and Philippines senator Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from professional boxing after 26 years and 72 professional bouts.
  • On Sep 27, 2021, Liverpool legend and England World Cup Winner Roger Hunt Passed away.
  • On Sep 28, 2021, Professor Bala V Balachandran, the management guru and founder of the Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), passed away.

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