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Exam Related Current Affairs 31 October 2021

  1. The union of Government extended the tenure of Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das for another three years till December 2024, thus giving him a tenure of six years.
    • He had assumed charge on December 12, 2018, after his predecessor Urjit Patel had cited personal reasons and abruptly resigned.
    • RESERVE BANK OF INDIA: – Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra ,
    • Established :- 1 April 1935, 1934 act.
    • First Governor – Sir Osborne Smith
    • First Indian Governor – Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh
    • Present Governor – Shaktikant Das
  1. The first-ever Ladakh Bird Festival, organised by the Department of Wildlife Protection, Ladakh in collaboration with the SECURE Himalaya Project , commenced in Leh with the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries.
    • “Black-necked Crane” was declared as the Ladakh State Bird officially during the event.
    • Hemis National Park is a high altitude national park in Ladakh.
    • Ladakh (UT)- Shri Radha Krishna Mathur (Lieutenant Governor)
  1. Indian Railways’ first full Economy Ac-3 tier train will run between Delhi and Patna. The new service will be started as a special train in the festive season and to begin with a total of 5 trips are planned.
    • The special Economy AC-3 tier train will have 20 coaches and will run under the Northern railway zone.
  1. The country’s third largest privet sector lender Axis Bank on Wednesday announced that it will elevate Rajiv Anand as the Deputy Managing Director.
    • Anand, an Executive Director in charge of wholesale banking at present, has been with the Axis Group for 13 years.
  1. Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have taken the top three slots, emerging winners among the 18 large states in governance performance.
    • Public Affairs Index (PAI 2021), as the study is called, has prepared the list based on scores secured by the states in governance performance across the pillars of equity, growth and sustainability.
  1. . Eminent oncologist and Padma Shri recipient Dr M krishan Nair, who was the founding director or the Regional Cancer Center (RCC), died at his residence in Vellayambalam in the capital. He was 81.
  1. Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs & Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Hardeep S.Puri inaugurated the 14th edition of Urban Mobility India (UMI) conference 2021.
    • The main theme of this year’s conference is “Mobility for All” which focuses on providing equitable access and promote inclusive urban transportation.
  1. The 52nd edition of IHGF-DELHI FAIR -AUTUMN 2021 is being held form 28th to 31st oct 2021 at India Expo Center &Mart, Greater Noida Expressway was inaugurated by Ramdas Athawale, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment.
  1. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated a housing scheme project for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna at Gujrat’s Bhavnagar.
    • GUJRAT:- CM – Bhupendra Patel
    • Governor – Acharya Devvrat
    • Nageshwar Temple
    • Somnath Temple
  1. Rajiv Rajan Jha has been appointed as the director projects at India’s largest power sector lender Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC).
    • PFC recently became the 11th Maharatna central public sector enterprises according it the coveted status that now provides the state-run firm with greater operational and financial autonomy.
  1. October 31 is observed as or Rashtriya Ekta Divas or National Unity Day since 2014 marking the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who is credited with uniting all the 562 princely states of the Pre-Independent country to build the Republic of India.
  1. In a significant development towards pollution free and cost-effective transportation, the first passenger train to run entire in electric traction arrived at Kamakhya station in Guhawahti Assam.
    • ASSAM :- Dibru Salkhowa National Park
    • Kagiranga National Park
    • Nameri National Park
    • Manas National Park
  1. India ranks ninth in the list of top 10 countries for climate technology investment over the past five years and Indian climate tech firms received USD 1 billion in venture capital (VC) funding form 2016 to 2021.
  1. Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha inaugurated two day long Apple Festival- 2021 at Sher-e-Kashmir International convention Center (SKICC) AT Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir.
    • JAMMU & KASHMIR :- L. Governor of J&K – Manoj Sinha
    • Rajparian Wildlife Sanctuary.
    • Hirapora Wildlife Sanctuary .
    • Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Dachigam National Park.
    • Salim Ali National Park.

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