Important Current Affairs One Liners - January-March 2021

Important Current Affairs One Liner – August to November 2021

Dear aspirants, we have compiled some of the important current affairs headlines in the form of important oneliners for the month August to November 2021, which may help you all in quick revision, ahead of any entrance exam.

Important Current Affairs One Liner – August to November 2021

  1. Rajasthan Government launches ”Mission Niryatak Bano” to boost exports from state
  2. Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle selected for Maharashtra Bhushan Award for 2021
  3. Serum Institute Chairman Cyrus Poonawalla wins Lokmanya Tilak National Award
  4. India takes over UNSC presidency for August 2021 with focus on maritime security, peacekeeping, counter-terrorism
  5. Deepak Das takes charge as new Controller General of Accounts (CGA)
  6. PV Sindhu Wins Bronze in Women’s Badminton at Tokyo Olympics
  7. Sri Lanka bowling all-rounder Isuru Udana retires from international cricket with immediate effect
  8. NPCI launches digital payment solution e-RUPI
  9. SBI launches ‘SIM Binding’ feature for YONO and YONO Lite
  10. Nikol Pashinyan Re-appointed as Prime Minister of Armenia
  11. Centenarian Sprinter Man Kaur passes away at 105
  12. Seven Indian Companies Feature in Fortune Global 500 list for 2021, Walmart top Company by Revenue
  13. HDFC Bank launches ‘Dukandar Overdraft Scheme’ for small retailers
  14. Germany’s Alexander Zverev wins Tennis Men’s Singles Gold at Tokyo Olympics
  15. USA beats Mexico in extra-time to clinch 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup in Football
  16. Uttarakhand unveils India’s first earthquake early warning mobile app ‘Uttarakhand Bhookamp Alert’
  17. INS Khanjar becomes first Indian Navy ship to call at heritage coastal port of Gopalpur in Odisha
  18. BRO Builds World’s Highest Motorable Road In Ladakh at 19,300 ft
  19. Pakistani climber Shehroze Kashif becomes youngest mountaineer in the world to scale Mt. K2
  20. Indian Economists Dr Jagdish Bhagwati and Dr C Rangarajan conferred with inaugural Prof CR Rao Centenary Gold Medal
  21. World Bank approves $250 million project to make India’s existing dams safe and resilient
  22. Kumar Mangalam Birla steps down as Non-Executive Chairman of Vodafone Idea
  23. Mini Ipe takes charge as Managing Director of LIC
  24. Ebrahim Raisi sworn in as new President of Iran
  25. Balakot Air Strike: How India Avenged Pulwama written by Manan Bhatt
  26. Boxer Lovlina Borgohain settles for bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020
  27. Indian Men’s Hockey Team Beats Germany To Win Bronze at Tokyo Olympics
  28. India’s first heart failure biobank unveiled in Thiruvananthapuram
  29. Suryoday Small Finance Bank launches ‘Health and Wellness Savings Account’
  30. Dhriti Banerjee appointed first woman director of Zoological Survey of India
  31. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award rechristened as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award
  32. India’s Olympian footballer SS ‘Babu’ Narayan passes away at 86
  33. TRIFED  Celebrates 34th Foundation Day on August 06, 2021
  34. DBS Bank recognised as ‘Most Innovative in Digital Banking’ globally by ‘The Banker’
  35. Centre Approves One-Year Extension to Rajiv Gauba’s term as Cabinet Secretary
  36. India-UAE Navy undertakes bilateral exercise ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’ off coast Abu Dhabi
  37. Indian Contingents Concludes with 7 Medals at 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Games
  38. Prime Minister Narendra Modi becomes first Indian PM to Chair a UNSC Debate
  39. Karnataka becomes first Indian state to issue order regrading implementation of NEP 2020
  40. ADB approves USD 300 million additional loan for rural roads projects in Maharashtra
  41. Centre Approves 3-year extension for Rekha Sharma as Chairperson of National Commission for Women
  42. Veteran Indian film and television actor, Anupam Shyam Ojha passes away at 63
  43. RBI raises limit for collateral free loans to Self-Help Groups (SHG) under the DAY-NRLM (Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission) from Rs. 10 lakhs to Rs. 20 Lakhs.
  44. RBI to impose monetary charges on banks if ATMs run out of cash from October 1
  45. Sudha Murty launches new book ‘How The Earth Got Its Beauty’
  46. Novelist Anuradha Roy pens new novel ‘The Earthspinner’
  47. SIDBI launches app based lending platform ‘Digital Prayaas’ for small entrepreneurs
  48. Quad Navies to undertake Ex-Malabar 2021 off the coast of Guam
  49. India ranks 122 among 181 countries on new Global Youth Development Index; Singapore Tops: Commonwealth Secretariat
  50. Indore declared India’s first ‘Water Plus’ certified city
  51. RBL Bank picks AWS as preferred cloud provider
  52. India-Saudi Arabia holds first-ever naval exercise “Al-Mohed Al-Hindi 2021”
  53. NPCI appoints Noopur Chaturvedi as CEO of NPCI Bharat BillPay Ltd
  54. Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla gets One-year extension
  55. PM Modi addresses Investor Summit in Gujarat virtually and launches ‘Vehicle Scrappage Policy’
  56. Indian Navy takes part in US Navy-led multinational SEACAT exercises in Singapore
  57. Pakistan successfully test-fires nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi
  58. India sends largest ever 54-member contingent for Tokyo Paralympic Games. Shot-putter Tek Chand was India’s flag-bearer at the Tokyo Paralympics
  59. PM Modi declares August 14 to be observed as ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’
  60. Ministry of Social Justice launches TAPAS, an e-study platform for social defence
  61. MoHUA launches brand and logo for urban Self-Help Group (SHG) products- ‘SonChiraiya’
  62. Dr. Jitendra Singh released “IndiGau’, India’s first Cattle Genomic Chip for the conservation of indigenous cattle breeds
  63. Ministry of Women and Child Development launches 2nd phase of SAMVAD (Support, Advocacy & Mental health interventions for children in Vulnerable circumstances And Distress).
  64. India’s first Drone Forensic Lab comes up in Kerala
  65. Kaziranga becomes India’s first national park with satellite phones
  66. WHO forms Advisory Group named SAGO to study the emergence of future emerging pathogens with pandemic potential
  67. Government announces Rs 100 lakh crore ‘Prime Minister Gatishakti Scheme’ for holistic infrastructure growth and employment
  68. Union Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar flags off ‘Operation Blue Freedom’ to create a World Record at Siachen Glacier
  69. Chhattisgarh gets 4 new districts to take total administrative districts to 32. The four new districts are: Mohla Manpur, Sarangarh-Bilaigarh, Shakti, Manendragarh.
  70. HCL Foundation launches ‘My e-Haat’ portal to empower artisans
  71. German Football Legend Gerd Müller passes away at 75
  72. Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates world’s second-largest refurbished gene bank in New Delhi
  73. AIIMS Delhi becomes first Indian hospital to house fire station inside premises
  74. Chhattisgarh becomes first state to recognise Community Forest Resource rights in an urban area
  75. President Ram Nath Kovind confers 144 Gallantry awards in 2021
  76. Former U-19 World Cup winning India captain Unmukt Chand announces retirement to play for USA T20 League
  77. Pune-based Harshit Raja becomes India’s 69th Chess Grandmaster
  78. RBI introduces the Financial Inclusion Index
  79. INS Tabar Participates in Exercise Konkan 2021 with Royal Navy of UK
  80. Indian GM Raunak Sadhwani wins 2021 Spilimbergo Open Chess Tournament
  81. Hakainde Hichilema Wins 2021 Zambia Presidential Election
  82. Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin resigns . Ismail Sabri Yaakob appointed as new Prime Minister of Malaysia
  83. Biography of Jayaprakash Narayan written by Bimal Prasad and Sujata Prasad to hit stands on August 23
  84. Maki Kaji, creator of Sudoku puzzle passes away at 69
  85. Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur confers National Youth Awards for 2017-18 and 2018-19 to 22 awardees
  86. Mirabai Chanu appointed as brand ambassador of Amway India
  87. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launches Defence India Startup Challenge- DISC 5.0
  88. J&K Army organises 400 Km “JAZBAA-E- TIRANGA” Relay Marathon
  89. All-women team of three armed forces summits Mt Manirang in Himachal under ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’
  90. RBI to launch PRISM platform to strengthen compliance by supervised entities
  91. Nitin Chugh resigns as MD & CEO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
  92. Kotak Mahindra Bank launches DIY Digital Repayment platform- ‘Neo Collections’
  93. NPCI partners with Mashreq Bank to launch UPI in the UAE
  94. Amitabh Bachchan Becomes India’s First Celebrity Voice For Amazon’s Alexa
  95. Govt forms Committee for doubling the production of handlooms; Chairman- Sunil Sethi
  96. Apple tops Hurun Global 500 Most Valuable Companies list 2021; Reliance top Indian
  97. Shanti Lal Jain appointed MD and CEO of Indian Bank
  98. India’s highest herbal park inaugurated in Uttarakhand
  99. India’s largest Floating Solar PV Project commissioned in Andhra Pradesh by NTPC
  100. Delhi-Chandigarh Highway becomes India’s first e-vehicle friendly highway
  101. Hisar Airport in Haryana renamed as Maharaja Agrasen International Airport
  102. World Bank Unveils New Cybersecurity Multi-Donor Trust Fund
  103. CVC re-appoints T M Bhasin as Chairman of Advisory Board for Banking Frauds
  104. BPCL launches AI-enabled chatbot ‘URJA’
  105. Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away
  106. India’s first smog tower inaugurated in Connaught Place, Delhi
  107. IIT Madras develops ‘NeoBolt’- India’s first indigenous motorised wheelchair vehicle
  108. Finance minister launches ‘Ubharte Sitaare Fund’ for export-oriented MSMEs
  109. HDFC Bank, Paytm tie up to build comprehensive solutions across payment gateway
  110. India, ADB sign $500 million loan to expand Metro Rail Network in Bengaluru
  111. Senior Tamil Nadu BJP Leader La Ganesan appointed as Manipur Governor
  112. Nakul Chopra appointed as Chief Executive Officer of BARC India
  113. India’s Evacuation Mission From Afghanistan named as ‘Operation Devi Shakti’
  114. Swedish company ‘HYBRIT’ develops world’s first fossil-free steel
  115. New Delhi ranks 48th while Copenhagen tops EIU’s Safe Cities Index 2021
  116. ‘Mission Domination: An Unfinished Quest’ by Boria Majumdar and Kushan Sarkar
  117. Ritu Menon authors new book titled “Address Book: A Publishing Memoir In the time of COVID
  118. 2nd edition of India-Qatar bilateral maritime exercise ‘Zair-Al-Bahr’ culminates in Persian Gulf
  119. Ministry of Electronics & IT launches SAMRIDH programme to boost start-up ecosystem in India
  120. Ministry of Jal Shakti launches 100 days ‘SUJALAM’ Campaignto create more and more Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus villages by undertaking waste water management at village level
  121. India’s first green hydrogen electrolyser manufacturing unit starts at Bengaluru
  122. World’s tallest observation wheel ‘Ain Dubai’ to be unveiled in UAE
  123. India Ranks Second In Global Manufacturing Risk Index 2021, China Tops: Cushman & Wakefield Report
  124. 5th India-Kazakhstan Joint Training Exercise “KAZIND-21” to Commence from August 30
  125. RBI approves re-appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as ICICI Bank MD & CEO
  126. HDFC Bank divests over 2% stake in Central Depository Services (India) Ltd (CDSL) for Rs 222.71 crore
  127. BharatPe launches P2P lending app ‘12% Club’
  128. Infosys becomes 4th Indian company to touch $100 bn market cap
  129. Govt replaces UAS Rules, 2021 with the liberalised Drone Rules, 2021
  130. Finance Minister unveils 4th edition of Public Sector Bank Reforms Agenda (EASE 4.0)
  131. RBI includes PM SVANidhi Scheme beneficiaries under PIDF Scheme
  132. SBI becomes the Overall winner of the EASE Reforms Index Award 2021
  133. RBI clears appointment of Hitendra Dave as CEO of HSBC India
  134. Carol Furtado named interim CEO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
  135. Former Union Minister K J Alphons presents his book ‘Accelerating India: 7 Years of Modi Government’ to PM Modi
  136. NITI Aayog Releases North Eastern Region District SDG Index 2021–22; Top- East Sikkim
  137. Mansukh Mandaviya appointed Chairperson of Stop TB Partnership Board
  138. China, Pakistan, Thailand, Mongolia to hold military exercise- “Shared Destiny-2021”
  139. Former England Skipper Ted Dexter passes away at 86
  140. Rajnath Singh names Army Sports Institute, Pune as “Neeraj Chopra Stadium”
  141. Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh Commissions Indigeneously built ICGS ‘Vigraha’in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Built by Larsen & Toubro Ship Building Limited.
  142. RBI enhances limit under Indo-Nepal Remittance Facility to Rs 2 lakh
  143. RBI enhances the incentive for distribution of coins over the counter by banks to Rs 65
  144. World’s Highest Altitude Movie Theatre launched in Ladakh at 11,562 ft
  145. LIC launches ANANDA mobile app for Agents/Intermediaries
  146. NSG commandos undertake mock counter-terrorist drills ‘Gandiv’
  147. PFRDA increases the entry age in National Pension System (NPS) to 70 years
  148. IDBI Bank to divest its entire stake of 19.18% in Asset Reconstruction Company (India) Limited (ARCIL).
  149. Govt sets up panel to develop technological platform for streamlining revenue litigation; Head- Ashish Shiradhonkar
  150. Former SBI Chief Rajnish Kumar appointed as independent director of HSBC Asia
  151. PhonePe receives direct broking licence from IRDAI
  152. Indian cricketer Stuart Binny announces retirement from all forms of cricket
  153. Ladakh based Dorje Angchuk becomes first Indian to be inducted as Honorary Member of the International Astronomical Union
  154. PayU to acquire Indian digital payments provider BillDesk for $4.7 bn
  155. South African Pacer Dale Steyn announces retirement from all forms of cricket
  156. Axis Bank ties up with BharatPe for PoS business of Bharat Pe, BharatSwipe
  157. SBI unveils floating ATM on houseboats at Dal Lake in Srinagar
  158. 5th India-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise “KAZIND-21” Beginsat Training Node Aisha Bibi, Kazakhstan.
  159. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit gets additional charge of Punjab and Chandigarh
  160. Snow Leopard and Black Necked Crane declared state animal and bird of Ladakh
  161. New Development Bank approves UAE, Uruguay and Bangladesh as a new member
  162. RBI to setup committee on New Umbrella Entity (NUE) licenses: Head- P. Vasudevan
  163. RBI imposes Rs 25 lakh fine on Axis Bank for flouting KYC norms
  164. Pankaj Kumar Singh takes over as new DG of Border Security Force (BSF)
  165. 12th Defence Expo-2022 to be held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat in March
  166. I&B Ministry constitutes 12-member Committee to review guidelines of Journalist Welfare Scheme; Head-Ashok Kumar Tandon
  167. IMF increases India’s quota of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) to 13.66 billion SDR
  168. HDFC Life to acquire Exide Life Insurance for Rs 6,687 crore in stock and cash deal
  169. India third largest Unicorn ecosystem in the world; Top- USA: Hurun Research Institute
  170. Dr. PPK Ramacharyulu appointed as Secretary General of Rajya Sabha
  171. India becomes first Asian nation to launch ‘Plastics Pact’
  172. 28th Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise ‘SIMBEX-2021’ Concludes
  173. Indian Army to take part in military exercise ‘ZAPAD 2021’ in Russia
  174. PhonePe launches first Indian digital payment interactive geospatial platform- Pulse platform
  175. LIC buys 3.9% stake in Bank of India via open market acquisition
  176. Angelina Jolie Pens new Book ‘Know Your Rights And Claim Them: A Guide For Youth’
  177. “A Rude Life: The Memoir” by Vir Sanghvi
  178. India secures record 19 medals at Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020. Complete List of Indian Medal Winners
  179. Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge passes away at 79
  180. India’s first dugong conservation reserve to come up in Tamil Nadu
  181. India’s first bio-brick based building inaugurated at IIT Hyderabad
  182. ADB approves $150 million loan for urban poor housing project in Tamil Nadu
  183. 4th bilateral Naval exercise between India and Australia- ‘AUSINDEX’ begins
  184. Tamannaah Bhatia launches her book titled ‘Back to the Roots’
  185. Equitas Small Finance Bank appoints hockey player Rani Rampal & cricketer Smriti Mandhana as brand ambassadors
  186. Harsha Bhupendra Bangari appointed as MD of EXIM Bank
  187. SL Tripathy appointed as CMD of United India Insurance
  188. Government Approves Appointment of Arun Kumar Singh as CMD of BPCL
  189. India to host G-20 summit in 2023; Piyush Goyal to be the Sherpa
  190. India’s tallest air purifier tower installed in Chandigarh
  191. IIT Madras Retains Top Spot in Overall Category of NIRF India Ranking 2021
  192. Centre Forms Panel To Frame New Law For Drugs, Cosmetics, Medical Devices; Head – Dr VG Somani
  193. RBI takes UCO Bank out of PCA Framework
  194. Bank of Baroda’s launches digital platform ‘bob World’
  195. RBI approves re-appointment of V. Vaidyanathan as MD & CEO of IDFC FIRST Bank
  196. Govt appoints 10 merchant bankers for managing IPO of LIC
  197. ADB approves $112 million loan to improve water supply infrastructure in Jharkhand
  198. ADB approves $300 million loan to expand rural connectivity in Maharashtra
  199. Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs 13th BRICS Summit
  200. India’s first emergency landing strip on national highway inaugurated in Barmer, Rajasthan
  201. World’s largest Plant to capture Carbon Dioxide from Air commissioned in Iceland
  202. NPCI launches RuPay credit card stack, ‘nFiNi’ to enable fintech to co-create bank-sponsored credit cards
  203. ICICI Lombard ceases to be subsidiary of ICICI Bank post merger with Bharti AXA
  204. Income Tax Returns filling deadline for FY21(AY 2021-22) extended till December 31
  205. Tata AIA Life Insurance appoints Neeraj Chopra as Brand Ambassador
  206. PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardardham Bhavan in Ahmedabad
  207. Sanjeev Barnwal appointed as CEO of Ujjivan Financial Services
  208. Yahoo Appoints Jim Lanzone as its new CEO
  209. India’s largest open air fernery inaugurated in Uttarakhand
  210. India’s first long-range nuclear missile tracking ship INS Dhruv commissioned
  211. Bhupendra Patel named as the new CM of Gujarat
  212. Chhattisgarh Launches ‘Millet Mission’ To Become Millet Hub Of India
  213. Nuakhai, harvest festival celebrated in Odisha
  214. Hyderabad-based Skyroot Aerospace becomes first Spacetech startup to formally tie-up with ISRO
  215. Aziz Akhannouch elected as new PM of Morocco
  216. Daniil Medvedev (Russia) and Emma Raducanu (Great Britain) wins  2021 US Open Tennis Title
  217. Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University in UP’s Aligarh
  218. RBI announces Opening of Third Cohort under the Regulatory Sandbox- Theme ‘MSME Lending’
  219. India and Singapore to link their Fast Payment Systems – Unified Payments Interface and PayNow
  220. Subramanian Swamy comes out with book titled Human Rights and Terrorism in India
  221. Brendan Taylor of Zimbabwe Announces Retirement From International Cricket
  222. Niti Aayog launches ‘Shoonya’ programme to promote zero-pollution delivery vehicles
  223. Cabinet approves 100% FDI under automatic route in Telecom Sector
  224. Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launches Mission ‘One Gram Panchayat-One DIGI-Pay Sakhi’
  225. Power Finance Corporation (PFC) issues India’s first-ever Euro Green Bond
  226. Ministry of Defence constitutes High Level Expert Committee for a comprehensive review of NCC; Chairman: Shri Baijayant Panda
  227. Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addresses 21st SCO Meeting of the Council of Heads of Stateunder the Chairmanship of President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon.
  228. Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran -XV to begin from September 20 at Pithoragarh
  229. Ministry of Law and Justice launches “Ek Pahal” campaign for Justice Delivery at doorstep
  230. Deadline to link PAN-Aadhaar extended by six months till March 2022
  231. Centre forms GoM for better implementation of schemes meant for SC, ST, OBC, minorities, women; Head-Rajnath Singh
  232. Manipur’s Sirarakhong Chilli and Tamenglong Orange gets GI tag
  233. ‘Katley’ declared as state fish of Sikkim
  234. Rajnath Singh launches ‘Shining Sikh Youth of India’ written by Dr Prabhleen Singh
  235. Pankaj Advani wins Asian Snooker Championship 2021
  236. M.S. Dhoni named mentor for Indian Men’s Team for T20 World Cup 2021
  237. IRCTC Partners with Cordelia Cruises to launch India’s first indigenous luxury cruise liner
  238. India ranked 46th in the Global Innovation Index 2021; Top- Switzerland: World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  239. Warangal-based R. Raja Rithvik becomes India’s 70th Chess Grandmaster
  240. Iran becomes 9th member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
  241. Centre forms panel to firm up India’s sustainable finance road map; Head-DEA Secretary Ajay Seth
  242. Third India – Indonesia bilateral maritime exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ begins in Sunda Strait
  243. Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari appointed as next Chief of Air Staff
  244. Justin Trudeau wins historic third term as Prime Minister of Canada
  245. Zee Entertainment sign merger deal with Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited
  246. Government sets up India Debt Resolution Company Ltd (IDRCL) for managing bad loans
  247. Pankaj Advani wins 6Reds Snooker World Cup 2021
  248. Chetan Bhagat releases cover of his upcoming book ‘400 Days’
  249. World’s Highest EV Charging Station Inaugurated At Kaza in Himachal Pradesh
  250. Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto’s first-ever statue unveiled in Budapest, Hungary
  251. Education ministry constitutes panel to develop new national curriculum frameworks (NCFs); Head- Former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan
  252. First in-person Quad Leaders’ Summit held in Washington
  253. Former Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale pens “The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India”
  254. Nirupama Rao Pens book titled “The Fractured Himalaya: How the Past Shadows the Present in India-China Relations”
  255. PM Narendra Modi addresses 76th UNGA in New York
  256. RBI fixes minimum ticket size for issuance of securitisation notes at Rs.1 crore
  257. Jyothi Surekha Vennam wins silver medal at World Archery Championship.
  258. “Sweet Cucumber” of Nagaland gets geographical indication (GI) tag
  259. Mastercard ropes in World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen as its Global Brand Ambassador
  260. Lt Gen Gurbirpal Singh takes charge as DG of National Cadet Corps (NCC)
  261. England all-rounder Moeen Ali announces retirement from Test cricket
  262. Sojat Mehndi from Rajasthan and Judima rice wine from Assam gets GI tag
  263. RBI sets WMA Limit for Central Government for (October 2021 to March 2022) at Rs. 50,000 crore
  264. Centre extends existing foreign trade policy (FTP) till March 2022
  265. Govt sets up GoM to rationalise GST rates; Head- Karnataka CM Basavaraj S. Bommai
  266. MCA extends the tenure of Company Law Committee by 1 year until September 16, 2022; Head- Rajesh Verma
  267. CAG GC Murmu appointed as external auditor of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for 6 years
  268. 11 Scientists Receive 2021 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes
  269. United States Wins 2021 Ryder Cup Golf Tournament
  270. Government extends ECLGS Scheme till 31.03.2022 (or till Rs 4.5 lakh crore guarantee)
  271. RBI takes Indian Overseas Bank out of PCA Framework
  272. IFSCA Constitutes an Expert Committee on Sustainable Finance; Head – Shri C.K. Mishra
  273. Padmaja Chunduru appointed MD, CEO of National Securities Depositories (NSDL).
  274. PK Purwar to continue as MTNL CMD till Oct 2022
  275. Mukesh Ambani tops Hurun India Rich List 2021 for 10th straight year
  276. Kiren Rijiju Inaugurates India’s First Sports Arbitration Centre in Ahmedabad
  277. Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari takes over as “The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS)”
  278. Amish Mehta appointed as MD & CEO of CRISIL
  279. Indra Nooyi launches her memoir “My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future”
  280. World’s largest Khadi National Flag hoisted in Leh, Ladakh
  281. 8th India-Sri Lanka Joint Exercise – Mitra Shakti 21
  282. Government launches web portal ‘Waste to Wealth’ to find solutions to India’s waste problems
  283. Government reconstitutes Expert group for determining minimum wages and national-floor wages. Head- SP Mukherjee
  284. Paytm acquires 100% ownership of lending startup CreditMate
  285. World Bank approves $150 million for Chennai Sustainable Urban Services Programme
  286. Najla Bouden Romdhane appointed as first woman Prime Minister of Tunisia
  287. American Scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine
  288. Fumio Kishida sworn in as 100th Prime Minister of Japan
  289. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed takes oath for second five-year term
  290. FC Goa beat Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 to lift maiden Durand Cup football trophy
  291. 5th India-Japan Bilateral Maritime Exercise JIMEX-21  held in Arabian Sea
  292. Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi wins Nobel Prize in Physics 2021
  293. BC Patnaik sworn in as new managing director of LIC
  294. Alibaug white onion from Maharashtra gets GI tag
  295. RBI superseded the board of directors of SIFL and SEFL; appoints Rajneesh Sharma as administrator
  296. Moody’s upgrades India’s rating outlook to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’
  297. Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  298. Professor Eric Hanushek and Dr Rukmini Banerji wins 2021 Yidan Prize
  299. Wada Kolam Rice (Zini Rice) from Maharashtra’s Palghar gets GI Tag
  300. BharatPe launches ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ platform- “postpe”
  301. Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes India Rich List 2021 with net worth of $92.7 billion
  302. Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature
  303. Economist Gandhi: The Roots and the Relevance of the Political Economy of the Mahatma by Jaithirth Rao
  304. Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov wins 2021 Nobel Peace Prize
  305. Chhattisgarh gets its fourth Tiger Reserve. The combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary in Chhattisgarh has been declared as a Tiger Reserve by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA)
  306. RBI announces the Theme for Fourth Cohort under Regulatory Sandbox as ‘Prevention and Mitigation of Financial Frauds’
  307. 6th India-UK joint military exercise ‘AJEYA WARRIOR’  begins in Uttarakhand
  308. Bathukamma, the unique festival of flowers begins in Telangana
  309. UNDP Releases 2021 Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Report
  310. Former SBI Chief Rajnish Kumar launches memoir ‘The Custodian of Trust’
  311. USA economists David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens Wins 2021 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
  312. Centre accords “Maharatna” status to state-owned PFC Ltd.
  313. World’s first driverless-automated train launched in Germany’s Hamburg
  314. India Ranks Third in 2021 EY Index; The US Retains Top Position
  315. Varanasi To Become India’s first City to Start Ropeway Service in Public Transportation
  316. Telangana develops India’s first smartphone-based eVoting solution
  317. Assam launches app ‘Fishwaale’, India’s first e-fish market
  318. Punjab National Bank launches ‘6S Campaign’ under customer outreach programme
  319. Tata Sons wins bid to acquire Air India for Rs 18,000 crore
  320. 17th Edition of Indo-US Joint Military Exercise “Ex Yudh Abhyas 2021” organised in Alaska (USA) from Oct 15 to 29
  321. Ritesh Chauhan appointed as CEO of PM Fasal Bima Yojana
  322. Indian entrepreneur Sajjan Jindal elected Chairman of World Steel Association for 2021-22
  323. UCO Bank chief A K Goel elected as Chairman of Indian Bank’s Association (IBA)
  324. India ranks 101 in Global Hunger Index 2021
  325. India re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for new three year term from 2022-2024
  326. China- Russia holds naval drill “Joint Sea 2021” in Sea of Japan
  327. SEBI constitutes 4-member high powered advisory committee on settlement orders; Head – Vijay C Daga
  328. RBI approves re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as MD,CEO of Axis Bank
  329. Pradeep Kumar Panja appointed as Chairman of Karnataka Bank
  330. Navrang Saini gets additional charge as Chairperson of  Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)
  331. Chennai Super Kings wins 2021 IPL title
  332. NASA launches Lucy Mission to study the Jupiter Trojan asteroids
  333. Hubble finds evidence of persistent water vapour in Jupiter’s moon ‘Europa’
  334. 90-year-old Canadian Actor William Shatner becomes oldest person in history to fly to space
  335. Jonas Gahr Store Assumes Charge as Prime Minister of Norway
  336. India beat Nepal 3-0 to win 2021 SAFF Championship
  337. Centre forms panel to suggest alternative model of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana; Head – CEO of PMFBY, Ritesh Chauhan
  338. India ranks 40th in 2021 Mercer CFS Global Pension Index survey; Top- Iceland
  339. RBL Bank working on a new digital platform Abacus 2.0
  340. Gulzar pens book titled “Actually… I Met Them: A Memoir”
  341. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh
  342. NPCI launches card tokenisation platform ‘NTS’
  343. India ranks 71st on 2021 Global Food Security Index among 113 nations
  344. Indonesia and China Lifts 2020 Thomas Cup and Uber Cup respectively
  345. India Ranks 79th in WJP Rule of Law Index 2021; Denmark tops
  346. Australian Pacer Pattinson announces retirement from international cricket
  347. Barbados elects Sandra Mason as its first-ever president to replace British Queen as head of state
  348. Tamil drama film Koozhangal is India’s official entry for Oscars 2022
  349. “Writing for My Life” anthology of Ruskin Bond released
  350. South Korea flight tests first homegrown space rocket “Nuri”
  351. Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi wins 2021 Denmark Open
  352. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches pan-India Rs. 5,000-crore ‘Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission’ from Varanasi
  353. NITI Aayog launches “Innovations for You” Digi-Book
  354. India, UK and Australia to jointly launch Infrastructure for Resilient Island States (IRIS)” initiative at COP26
  355. Government sets up National Steering Committee for implementation of the NIPUN Bharat Mission; Head: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
  356. Legendary Actor Rajnikanth conferred upon 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award
  357. Former NIO Scientist Dr. Rajiv Nigam Selected for 2022 Joseph A. Cushman Award
  358. Ahmedabad and Lucknow are the two new teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL)
  359. India’s first state-owned Wildlife DNA testing facility unveiled in Nagpur
  360. India-UK conducts maiden Tri-Service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’
  361. India and ADB inks $4.5 million project readiness financing loan to support urban mobility in Mizoram
  362. AU Small Finance Bank launches QR Code Sound Box
  363. PM Modi addresses 16th East Asia Summit virtually under the Chairmanship of Brunei.
  364. Microsoft launches AI Innovate initiative to empower startups in India
  365. CCI approves acquisition of 4.99% stake in HDFC ERGO by HDFC Bank
  366. ADB and India sign $251 million loan for Integrated Urban Flood Management in Chennai
  367. Biography titled “Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman” written by Chidanand Rajghatta released
  368. PM Modi attends 18th ASEAN-India summit virtuallyunder the Chairmanship of Sultan of Brunei.
  369. RBI approves appointment of Baldev Prakash as MD & CEO of J&K Bank
  370. Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev wins second 5-year term
  371. France successfully launches military communications satellite ‘Syracuse 4A’
  372. Karnataka tops State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2020
  373. Maharashtra becomes first state launch its own Wildlife Action Plan
  374. Facebook Inc. Rebrands Corporate name as ‘Meta’
  375. Government approves reappointment of Shaktikanta Das as Governor of RBI for three-year term
  376. Netherlands all-rounder Ryan ten Doeschate announces retirement from international cricket
  377. India’s biggest aromatic garden opened in Nainital, Uttarakhand
  378. National Small Matchbox Manufacturers Association increases price of matchbox from Re 1 to Rs 2
  379. World’s Largest Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant Inaugurated in South Korea
  380. Govt approves interest rate on employees’ provident fund (EPF) for FY21 at 8.5%
  381. ADB approves $250 million loan for India’s National Industrial Corridor Development Program (NICDP)
  382. Chennai-Mysore-Chennai Shatabdi Express becomes first train of Southern Railway to receive Integrated Management Systems (IMS) certification.
  383. Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh dedicates ‘Sardar Patel Leadership Centre’ to the Nation in Mussoorie
  384. Centre appoints former SC Judge Ashok Bhushan as National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) Chairperson
  385. New Zealand names critically endangered native long-tailed bat as Bird of the Year
  386. ‘Vax’ selected as Oxford English Dictionary’s 2021 Word of the Year
  387. India and World Bank sign USD 40 million agreement to strengthen health systems in Meghalaya
  388. Australian Cricket legend, Alan Davidson, passes away at 92
  389. Azim Premji tops Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021
  390. PM Narendra Modi Unveils Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi and Statue in Kedarnath
  391. China launches earth science satellite, Guangmu
  392. RBI issues revised PCA Framework for banks
  393. Finance Ministry issues uniform staff accountability framework for NPA accounts up to Rs 50 crore
  394. PhonePe launched tokenisation solution ‘SafeCard’ to help users meet RBI norms
  395. Damon Galgut wins 2021 Booker Prize for “The Promise”
  396. Rahul Dravid appointed head coach of Indian men’s cricket team till 2023 ODI World Cup
  397. Indian-origin C.S. Venkatakrishnan appointed as CEO of Barclays
  398. Indian Boxer Akash Kumar settles for bronze in 2021 AIBA Men’s World Championships
  399. Meghalaya Cabinet approves creation of new district named Eastern West Khasi Hills District
  400. Sudha Murty authors “The Sage with Two Horns”
  401. Dronacharya Awardee Eminent Cricket Coach Tarak Sinha passes away at 71
  402. Cabinet approves to observe November 15 as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas
  403. Srinagar joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)
  404. Tripura launches India’s first cricket bats and stumps made of Bamboo
  405. 17 Scientists Receives SwarnaJayanti Fellowships Award 2020-21
  406. USA becomes 101st member country of International Solar Alliance (ISA)
  407. India Placed at 10th Ranks in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2022
  408. Gujarat Retains Top Spot in Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) Index 2021
  409. RBI launches its First Global Hackathon named HARBINGER 2021
  410. India bags 5 medals at inaugural ISSF President’s Cup
  411. Odisha government launches road safety initiative ‘Rakshak’
  412. Nykaa CEO Falguni Nayar becomes India’s richest self-made woman
  413. Rajeev Srivastava appointed as CEO of Standard Chartered Securities
  414. India’s first National Yogasana Sports Championships organised in Bhubaneswar
  415. Novak Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev to win 2021 Paris Masters title
  416. West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo retires from international cricket
  417. Nobel Laureate and former South African President FW de Klerk passes away at 85
  418. Ram Nath Kovind confers honorary rank of ‘General of Indian Army’ on Nepal Army Chief Gen Prabhu Ram Sharma
  419. 6th India-France bilateral Army exercise EX SHAKTI 2021 to begin on November 15 in Frejus, France
  420. Book titled “Sunrise over Ayodhya” authored by Salman Khurshid released
  421. Professor Bimal Patel of India elected to International Law Commission for 5-yr term
  422. Satya Narayan Pradhan appointed as Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)
  423. Centre brings ordinance to extend tenure of CBI & ED Directors to 5 years from present 2 years
  424. Bhopal’s Habibganj Railway Station renamed as Rani Kamlapati Station
  425. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates first operationalised private sector defence manufacturing facility in Lucknow
  426. 32nd Indo-Thai CORPAT Begins in Andaman Sea
  427. Former CBDT Chief PC Mody appointed as new Secretary General of Rajya Sabha
  428. Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar releases a book titled ‘FORCE IN STATECRAFT’
  429. Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi has been renamed as Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA).
  430. India launches 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica
  431. India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise SITMEX – 21 held in Andaman Sea
  432. Indian Teenage brothers Vihaan (17) and Nav Agarwal (14) wins 2021 International Children’s Peace Prize for waste project
  433. India inks USD 61 mn loan pact with ADB for development projects in Agartala
  434. Australia Defeat New Zealand to win their maiden T20 World Cup
  435. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Purvanchal Expressway at KarwalKheri in Sultanpur district of UP
  436. ‘Kaiser-i-Hind’ declared as Arunachal Pradesh’s State Butterfly
  437. Malayalam writer M. Mukundan’s ‘Delhi: A soliloquy’ wins 2021 JCB Prize for Literature
  438. VVS Laxman named as new head of National Cricket Academy (NCA)
  439. Eminent Hindi writer Mannu Bhandari passes away at 90
  440. India’s first ‘Grass Conservatory’ inaugurated in Uttarakhand’s Ranikhet
  441. India’s first fisheries business incubator launched in Gurugram Haryana
  442. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly appointed Chairman of ICC Men’s Cricket Committee
  443. Union Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurates India’s first food museum in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur
  444. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates Adarsh Village ‘Sui’ in Haryana’s Bhiwani
  445. Uttar Pradesh’s first Anti-Air Pollution Tower inaugurated in Noida
  446. AIIB approves USD 150 million loan for implementation of Sustainable Urban services program for Chennai Metropolitan Area
  447. Centre extends Sanjay Kumar Mishra’s tenure as ED Director for one year till November 2022
  448. India re-elected to UNESCO Executive Board for 2021-25 term with 164 votes
  449. Spain’s Garbine Muguruza wins 2021 WTA Finals
  450. Veteran sports commentator and football pundit Novy Kapadia passes away at 68
  451. Telangana’s Pochampally village named among Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO
  452. Paytm Money launches AI-powered ‘Voice Trading’ facility
  453. SIDBI joins hand with Google for $15 million financial assistance programme to help MSMEs
  454. India Ranks 82nd in TRACE Global Business Bribery Risk Rankings 2021
  455. Alexander Zverev Beats Frances Tiafoe to win 2021 Erste Bank Open
  456. India has received USD 87 billion in remittances in 2021 as per the report titled “Migration and Development Brief 35” released by World Bank and KNOMAD. India is also the top country in receiving remittances in 2021.
  457. President Ramnath Kovind Presents 6th Swachh Survekshan Awards 2021; Indore wins Cleanest City title for 5th Straight Year
  458. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attends 56th Conference of Director Generals of Police (DGP) and Inspector Generals of Police (IGP) organised at Police Headquarters in Lucknow by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) in hybrid format.
  459. Veteran actress Hema Malini and lyrics writer Prasoon Joshi conferred with the Indian Personality of the Year award for 2021 at the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa
  460. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attends 56th Conference of Director Generals of Police (DGP) and Inspector Generals of Police (IGP) organised at Police Headquarters in Lucknow by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) in hybrid format.
  461. Veteran actress Hema Malini and lyrics writer Prasoon Joshi conferred with the Indian Personality of the Year award for 2021 at the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa
  462. Andhra Pradesh Police tops ‘IPF Smart Policing’ Index 2021, among 29 states and Union Territories, released by Indian Police Foundation (IPF)
  463. Union Minister Smriti Zubin Irani has come out with her debut novel titled “Lal Salaam: A Novel”.
  464. Legendary player and former South Africa captain AB de Villiers announces retirement from all forms of cricket
  465. AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announces expansion of North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Folk Medicine Research (NEIAFMR) in Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh by developing new infrastructure within the campus.
  466. The Sadar Bazar police station in Delhi has been ranked as the best police station of India for the year 2021 in the annual list of the top 10 police stations in India released by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  467. Geoff Allardice appointed as new CEO of International Cricket Council (ICC)
  468. India Concludes with 7 medals at 2021 Asian Archery Championships in Dhaka
  469. Andhra Pradesh has been named as the best marine state in the country by the Department of Fisheries on the occasion of the ‘World Fisheries Day’ 2021
  470. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches Centres For Nanotechnology & Centre for Indian Knowledge System at IIT Guwahati
  471. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organises 20th edition of its flagship event ‘Connect 2021’ in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  472. El Salvador Plans to Build World’s First ‘Bitcoin City’
  473. Russia successfully test-fires Hypersonic Cruise Missile ‘Zircon’
  474. 8,573 Venezuelan musicians  “El Sistema” set Guinness Record for world’s largest orchestra
  475. EPFO gets approval to park 5% of annual deposits in InvITs and other alternative funds
  476. Anita Desai conferred with 2021 Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award and  Poet Laureate award for 2021 has been conferred upon Indian poet Adil Jussawala.
  477. Kento Momota and An Seyoung wins 2021 Indonesia Masters Badminton Tournament
  478. Home Minister Amit Shah lays foundation for ‘Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum’ in Manipur
  479. Traditional Odia festival Boita Bandana Celebrated in Odisha with fervor
  480. India & World Bank inks $250 million loan agreement to improve quality of learning in Andhra Pradesh
  481. ICICI Bank launches online platform ‘Trade Emerge’ for exporters and importers to offer them digital banking and value-added services.
  482. 37th edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) held in Indian Ocean
  483. Mumbai-based NGO Pratham wins Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace for 2021
  484. India Vs UK: The Story of an Unprecedented Diplomatic Win- Book by Syed Akbaruddin
  485. Shimla tops NITI Aayog’s inaugural SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021–22
  486. NASA launches world’s first DART Mission to crash Spacecraft into Asteroid
  487. JP Morgan Chase has topped the 2021 list of globally systemic banks (G-SIBs) released by the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
  488. India and ADB sign USD 300 million loan agreement to improve primary health care in India
  489. “Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World”, an autobiography of Ban Ki-moon
  490. Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjeepens book titled ‘Cooking to Save your Life’
  491. Alexander Zverev beat Daniil Medvedev to win his second ATP Finals title
  492. Tamil Nadu defeats Karnataka to win 2021-22 Syed Mushtaq Ali Cricket Trophy
  493. Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation Stone of Noida International Airport at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh
  494. Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) till March 31, 2022
  495. 15th Biennial Trilateral Coast Guard Exercise ‘Dosti’ Between India, Maldives & Sri Lanka Concludes in Maldives
  496. Ministry of Labour & Employment has changed the base year for Wage Rate Index (WRI) from 1963-65=100 to 2016=100.
  497. ADB approves USD1.5 bn loan to India for COVID-19 vaccine procurement
  498. Art historian BN Goswamy pens book on Indian arts titled ‘Conversations’
  499. Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw launches Ministry of Railways’ new theme-based circuit trains for tourism sector under the name Bharat Gaurav Trains.
  500. “Union Minister Jitendra Singh launches World’s First Multimodal Brain Imaging Data and Analytics ‘SWADESH’
  501. Collins Dictionary names ‘NFT’ as the Word of the Year 2021
  502. Kuwait reappoints Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as Prime Minister
  503. Sweden’s first woman PM Magdalena Andersson steps down within hours of being elected
  504. Book titled ‘Contested Lands: India, China and the Boundary Dispute’ released by Maroof Raza
  505. RBI announces higher cap on promoter stake in private banks at 26% after 15 yrs. Earlier it was 15%.
  506. RBI imposes Rs 1 Crore penalty on SBI for violating norms stated in sub-section (2) of section 19 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. The bank held shares in the borrower companies of an amount exceeding 30 percent of the paid-up share capital of those companies.
  507. Bihar has highest level of multidimensional poverty while Kerala is least poor state as per NITI Aayog’s inaugural Multi-dimensional Poverty Index
  508. Madhya Pradesh announces launch of India’s first Cyber Tehsil
  509. Indian Armed Forces undertake military exercise ‘Dakshin Shakti’ in Jaisalmer in the deserts of Thar to the Rann of Kutch.
  510. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Director Praveen Sinha has been elected as ‘Delegate for Asia’ on the executive committee of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol).
  511. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected as the new President of INTERPOL
  512. The fifth edition of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) shows the signs of a demographic shift in India. As per NFHS-5 the proportion of women exceeded men with 1,020 women for every 1,000 men.
  513. Indian Railways Constructing World’s Tallest Pier Bridge in Manipur
  514. 7th India International Science Festival (IISF) to be held in Panaji, Goa in December 2021
  515. National Cadet Corps celebrates 73rd Raising Day in November 2021
  516. Centre Constitutes 5 member committee to monitor implementation of Central Vista Project; Head- Ratan P Watal
  517. Merriam-Webster Dictionary Declares “Vaccine” As Word Of The Year For 2021
  518. South Korea to get world’s first floating city by 2025
  519. RBI approves to increase LIC’s stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank to 9.99% from 4.96%
  520. 6th BRICS Film Festival awards
    Best Film – jointly shared by South African film ‘Barakat’  and Russian film ‘The Sun above Me Never Sets’
    Best Actor (Male) – Dhanush for Asuran (Hindi)
    Best Actor (Female) – Lara Boldorini for On Wheels (Brazil)
    Best Director – Lucia Marat for Ana (Brazil)
    Special Jury Mention Award – Director Yan Han for A Little Red Flower (China)”
  521. Vivek Johri appointed as new chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)
  522. Harshwanti Bisht appointed as first women President of Indian Mountaineering Foundation
  523. Petr Fiala appointed as new Prime Minister of Czech Republic
  524. Saurav Ghosal becomes first Indian to win Malaysian Open Squash Championship. Women’s single title won by Malaysia’s Aifa Azman.
  525. Jaishankar represent India at 20th Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of Government (CHG) in Nur-Sultan under the chairmanship of Kazakhstan

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