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Today Top Current Affairs 22 October 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 22 October 2021

Daily Current Affairs 22 October 2021 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Current News, Important events in National Current News and International Current News.

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Centre approves 3% hike in DA/DR for central government employees and pensioners

On 21st October 2021, The Union Cabinet has given its approval to increase 3 percent in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) for the central government employees and pensioners.

  • After the increase, the DA/DR has increased to 31% from 28 percent of the basic pay/pension and it will be effective from July 1st, 2021.
  • Govt will use the exchequer Rs 9,488.70 crore per annum.


Russian Activist Alexei Navalny won European Union’s Sakharov Prize

Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been honored with the European Union’s top human rights prize, Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for 2021. he was nominated for the award along with Afghan women and Bolivian political leader Jeanine Áñez.

  • He is awarded for his immense personal bravery to fight tirelessly against the corruption of Vladimir Putin’s regime.
  • The Sakharov Prize is to be presented during a European Parliament session in Strasbourg which will be held on December 15th, 2021.

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RBI imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on Paytm Payments Bank

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. one crore on Paytm Payments Bank due to violating provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act 2007.

  • RBI puts a monetary penalty under Section 26 (2) of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (PSS Act).
  • The central bank found that PPBL had submitted information that did not reflect the factual position.
  • Apart from this, The Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of ₹27.78 lakh on Western Union Financial Services for non-compliance with certain directions.
  • Western Union Financial Services reported instances of breach of the ceiling of 30 remittances per beneficiary during 2019 and 2020 and filed an application for compounding of the violation.

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Sahdev Yadav as President of the Indian Weightlifting Federation

Sahdev Yadav has been appointed as the president of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF). his appointment was done by The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) board after the elections, was were conducted by Returning Officer Narinder Paul Kaushik, Judicial Officer (Retd.), Delhi District Courts.

  • Sahdev Yadav will serve as President of the Indian Weightlifting Federation for a period of four-year.
  • Apart from this, S.H. Anande Gowda and Naresh Sharma have been appointed as secretary general and treasurer respectively.

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Imtiaz Ali as Ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India

Director-producer Imtiaz Ali has been appointed as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in IndiaROSKINO is a Russian film promotion body and conducts the first-ever online Russian Film Festival in India between 16th October 2021 and 27th November 2021.

  • The 10 notable Russian films of various genres are to be premiered for Indian audiences on Disney+ Hotstar.
  • The festival will work as a ground for many future cinematic collaborations between India and Russia.

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CoinDCX appoints Ayushmann Khurrana as brand ambassador

CoinDCX has appointed Indian actor Ayushmann Khurrana as a new brand ambassador. his appointment was made after Amitabh Bachchan who paused the endorsement deal with CoinDCX due to the legality of cryptocurrency in India.

  • Ayushmann Khurrana will play a role in promoting CoinDCX’s ‘Future Yahi Hai’ campaign.
  • The campaign will be about major questions and doubts and myths related to crypto investments from the country.
  • The campaign will address the simple steps needed to enable anyone to start their crypto investment journey.

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OnePlus appoints Navnit Nakra as India CEO and Head of India region

Smartphone maker OnePlus has appointed Navnit Nakra as its India CEO and Head of the OnePlus India region. Nakra will lead the company’s business operations and overall strategy for the country, he will play a new senior leadership role in the company.

  • Before the appointment, Nakra has served as the Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Sales in India.
  • he joined the company in February last year 2020.

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Important Days

International Stuttering Awareness Day 2021

Every year, International Stuttering Awareness Day is observed on 22nd October in every part of the world since 1998. The main purpose of this day is to raise public awareness of the issues faced by people who stutter, or stammer.

  • The stuttering communities and associations organize events and campaigns on this day across the world. such steps mark how certain aspects of society can be difficult for people who stammer. even, they also face negative attitudes and discrimination in the world.
  • The Theme of International Stuttering Awareness Day 2021: “Speak the change you wish to see”.

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