Today Top Current Affairs 28 October 2021
Daily Current Affairs 28th 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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Union Minister G K Reddy launches the Amrit Mahotsav Podcast
The Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Shri G.K Reddy launched the Amrit Mahotsav Podcast. it will pay tributes to the persons and movements that significantly contributed to India’s freedom struggle.
- The first series (Zara Yaad Karo Qurbani) was introduced and it is an episode based on the Indian National Army (Called Azad Hind Fauj).
- it will aim to remind the stories of courage and valor.
- It will sensitize the audience to the challenges and struggles faced by those who fought for country’s Independence.
Nirmala Sitharaman participates in 6th Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of AIIB
In New Delhi, Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has participated in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) through a video conference
- In 2021, the Meeting was organized by AIIB and the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE).
- The main purpose of the meeting was to take decisions on important matters relating to AIIB, and its future vision.
- Finance Minister addressed on the theme “COVID-19 Crisis and Post-COVID Support”
Chidanand Rajghatta authors Biography “Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman”
US-based Indian journalist and author Chidanand Rajghatta has released a new biography of US Vice President Kamala Harris headlined “Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman”.
- HarperCollins Publishers India has published Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman biography.
- it highlights the life and times of Kamala Harris and celebrates her Asian and Jamaican heritage, with a special focus on her India connect, and her journey as a woman of color coming to occupy one of the highest offices in the USA.
Mohd Azharuddin unveiled the world’s largest cricket bat
On 23rd October 2021, The President of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) and former India captain Mohd Azharuddin has unveiled the world’s biggest cricket bat in Hyderabad.
- The World’s biggest cricket bat was designed by Pernod Ricard India (P) Ltd and was fabricated by BSL Events.
- It has registered its name in the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest cricket bat in the world.
- The bat measures 56.10 feet, weighs nine tonnes (9 Tons) and is made of poplar wood.
Konkan Shakti 2021: India, UK conducts maiden bilateral tri-service exercise
The First bilateral tri-service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021‘ has been started between the UK and Indian Armed Forces in the Arabian Sea. ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ will be conducted from 24th October 2021 to 27th October 2021.
- The main purpose of the Konkan Shakti 2021 exercise is to strengthen the cooperation between the India and UK.
- Recently, The harbour phase of the seven-day exercise was conducted in Mumbai between October 21st and 23rd October 2021.
AU Small Finance Bank launches QR Code Sound Box
AU Small Finance Bank has launched a sound box to offer instant voice-based payment alerts to merchant partners. The aim of The QR Code SoundBox is to exchange the bank’s reach in digital payments.
- The QR Sound Box will support small merchants to run their operations smoothly without the hassle of reading SMS every time a customer makes a payment.
- It will help in boosting Digital India’s mission and will make more financial services available to the underserved.
- It will ensure to simplify the payment process for customers.
International Animation Day 2021
Every year, International Animation Day is observed on 28th October to mark the art of animation and this day also recognizes the artists, scientists, and technicians behind animation.
- In 2021, the 20th International Animation Day will be observed across the world.
- In 2002, ASIFA designated this day. ASIFA is an International Animated Film Association, is also a member of UNESCO.
Indian Army celebrates 75th Infantry Day on 27 October
75th Infantry Day: Every year, the Indian Army celebrates 27th October as the ‘Infantry Day’. in 2021, India is celebrating its 75th Infantry Day on October 27, 2021. On that day, the 1st Battalion of the Sikh Regiment landed at Srinagar airbase.
- This day marks a remembrance of the first military event of independent India.
- On this day, the First Battalion of the Sikh Regiment of the Indian Army was landed to fight against Pakistan Army and Lashkar invader on October 27, 1947, in the Kashmir valley.
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2021
World Day For Audiovisual Heritage is observed on 27th October every year across the globe. the main aim of this day is to raise general awareness about the need to take urgent measures and it also acknowledges the importance of audiovisual documents.
- In 1980, the 21st General Conference adopted world Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH).
- In 2005, UNESCO designated this day of October 27th as World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH) officially.
- The Theme 2021 for World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is “Your Window to the World”.
Vigilance Awareness Week 2021
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has conducted The Vigilance Awareness Week 2021 between 26 October 2021 to 01 November 2021, during the week celebrations, India will celebrate the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel that falls on October 31st.
- The main purpose of this week is to promote integrity, transparency, and accountability amongst public servants.
- This week also raises awareness about the existence, causes, and gravity of corruption and the threat posed by it to society as a whole.
Disarmament Week 2021: 24 to 30 October
Every year, Disarmament Week is observed in the world. in 2021, the disarmament week has started on October 24th, 2021, and will continue till October 30th. 2021.
- The main purpose of this week is to promote awareness and understanding of the issues of disarmament.
- It also aims to reduce the use of weapons, specifically nuclear weapons, and also promote to bring peace to society.
- In 1952, The United Nations Disarmament Commission (UNDC) was established to make proposals for a treaty for the regulation, limitation and balanced reduction of all armed forces.