Today Top Current Affairs 1 November 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 1 November 2021

Daily Current Affairs 1st November 2021 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.

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National

Amit Shah launches the “Dairy Sahakar” scheme

On 31st October 2021, Union Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah has launched the “Dairy Sahakar” scheme at Anand, Gujarat, On the occasion of the 75th Foundation Year of Amul, a function was conducted by Amul

  • The National Cooperative Development Corporation ( NCDC) will implement this scheme under the Ministry of Cooperation.
  • Dairy Sahakar scheme will have a total outlay of Rs 5000 crore.

Benefits:

  • It will help in supplement the existing efforts of strengthening the dairy sector.
  • It will make the farmer’s income double as well as realize the vision of ‘from cooperation to prosperity’.
  • NCDC will work in extending financial support to eligible cooperatives for activities including bovine development, milk procurement, processing, quality assurance, value addition, branding, packaging, marketing, transportation and storage of milk and milk products, exports of dairy products among others.

Jitendra Singh dedicates ‘Sardar Patel Leadership Centre’ to the Nation

On the occasion of National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas), Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has unveiled the “Sardar Patel Leadership Centre” at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie.

  • The Sardar Patel Leadership Centre will focus on the foundation capacity building for future generations of Civil Servants from the country and Abroad, as visualised by the Father of All India Services.
  • It will act as a Huge Resource Centre and will provide continuous study and learning opportunities to Civil Servants.
  • Civil Servants can learn the best practices of leadership across the globe.
  • They will also get connected with their cultural ethos, values and roots.

Chennai-Mysore-Chennai Shatabdi Express gets IMS certification

The Chennai-Mysore-Chennai Shatabdi Express has received Integrated Management Systems (IMS) certification, with this, it has become the first train of Southern Railway to do this.

  • The Express has received the certificate for world-class maintenance of the train, environment-friendly resources and convenient and safe travel of the passengers.
  • Also, it has become the only second mail/express train of Indian Railways after Habibganj-Hazrat Nizamuddin-Habibganj Bhopal Express that has received this prestigious certification award.

International

Microsoft becomes the world’s most valuable company, surpasses Apple

Microsoft Corporation has surpassed Apple Inc. in the term of the world’s most valuable publicly-traded company, has become the world’s most valuable publicly-traded company by market capitalization on October 29, 2021.

  • Microsoft has reached about $2.49 trillion market capitalization and followed by Apple stood at about $2.46 trillion.
  • Prior to this, Apple maintained the top position for more than a year.

About Microsoft Corporation –

  • CEO: Satya Nadella
  • Founded: 4 April 1975, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
  • Headquarters: Redmond, Washington, United States
  • Chairperson: John W. Thompson
  • Founders: Bill Gates, Paul Allen

About Apple –

  • CEO: Tim Cook
  • Founded: 1 April 1976, Los Altos, California, United States
  • Headquarters: Cupertino, California, United States
  • Founders: Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Ronald Wayne

Appointments

Yezdi Nagporewalla appointed as new CEO of KPMG India

Financial services firm KMPG has decided to appoint senior partner Yezdi Nagporewalla as the new chief executive officer (CEO) for the India division.

  • Nagporewalla will serve as the new CEO of KPMG India for a four-year term with effect from 7th February 2022 to 31st December 2026.
  • He will take place of the current Chairman and CEO, Arun M. Kumar, who is going to complete his five-year term on 6th February Next year.

Former SC Judge Ashok Bhushan appointed as NCLAT Chairperson

Indian govt has decided to appoint former Supreme Court Judge Justice Ashok Bhushan as the new Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). he will serve for a period of four years or until he attains the age of 70 years

  • Bhushan has served as the former Chief Justice of Kerala High Court.
  • Also, Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar has been appointed as the new President of the quasi-judicial body, National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), will serve for five years or till the age of 67 years.

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)

  • The Centre formed NCLAT under Section 410 of the Companies Act, 2013.

Important Days

World Vegan Day 2021

Every year, World Vegan Day is observed on 1st November by the vegan community. it marks the custom of embracing an all-green diet that excludes dairy and animal products.

  • It aims to adopt a vegan lifestyle on World Vegan Day.
  • in 2021, people will celebrate the 77 years of World Vegan Day.
  • In 1994, The day was first celebrated to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of UK-based The Vegan Society and the coining of the terms “vegan” and “veganism”.

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National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) 2021

In India, National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is observed on October 31st every year to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. In 2021, India celebrates the 146th anniversary of the great leader, Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

  • He is also known as the Father of the Indian Constitution and was a key member of the Constituent Assembly.
  • The main purpose of this day is to create awareness regarding Patel’s contribution to Indian history and maintain the unity of the country.

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World Cities Day 2021

Every year, World Cities Day is observed on 31st October in the world. the main purpose of this is to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, cooperation among countries in addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world.

  • It marks the sustainable development goal to make cities “inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”.
  • It also boosts cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing the challenges of urbanization around the world.
  • In 2021, UN-Habitat and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt are going to conduct the Global Observance in Luxor.
  • The theme 2021 for World Cities Day is ‘Adapting Cities for Climate Resilience’, 

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World Thrift Day 2021

Every year, World Thrift Day is celebrated on 31st October across the globe. the main purpose of this day is to promote the importance of savings.

  • In India, this day is observed on October 30th.
  • Is is also known as World Savings Day.
  • In 1924, World Savings Day was founded on 30th October during the first International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks) in Milan, Italy.
  • The theme 2021 for World Thrift Day is ‘Understanding the importance of savings’.

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