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Top Headlines 8th October 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 8th October 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 8th October 2021: EducationBro

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1. India, Croatia signs MoU for academic research and competency building in traditional medicine systems
  • India, Croatia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Paving the way for academic collaboration in India’s traditional medicine systems, especially in the field of Ayurveda, between the two countries.
  • The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and Croatia’s Kvarner Health Tourism Cluster. AIIA is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Ayush.

2. Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off the Doon Drone Mela in Uttarakhand
  • Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia along with the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, General (Retd.) Dr. V.K. Singh flagged off the Doon Drone Mela 2021 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • Scindia flagged off the event with a paragliding demonstration and also interacted with the drone companies exhibiting their prototypes at the Doon Drone Mela.

3. 5th edition of INDIA-JAPAN Bilateral Maritime Exercise ‘JIMEX’
  • The 5th edition of the bilateral maritime exercise JIMEX, between Japan and India, was conducted in the Arabian Sea from 06 – 08 October 2021.
  • JIMEX series of exercises commenced in January 2012 with special focus on maritime security cooperation. The last edition of JIMEX was conducted in September 2020.

4. Government Approves Air India Disinvestment; TATA sons' Wins Bid for Air India
  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) - empowered Air India Specific Alternative Mechanism (AISAM) approved the highest price bid of M/s Talace Pvt Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of M/s Tata Sons Pvt. Ltd for sale of 100% equity shareholding of Government of India in Air India along with equity shareholding of Air India in AIXL and AISATS.
  • The winning bid is for Rs 18,000 crore as Enterprise Value (EV) consideration for AI (100% shares of AI along with AI’s shareholding in AIXL and AISATS).

5. RBI has announced October Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2021-2022: RBI keeps interest rates unchanged
  • The Reserve Bank of India, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has announced the October Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for the year 2021-2022: RBI has kept the key lending rate – Repo Rate unchanged at 4 per cent for the 8th time in a row. 
  • The Reverse Repo Rate also remains unchanged at 3.35 per cent. Announcing the decisions of the six-member Monetary Policy Committee, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said the GDP forecast for FY 2021-22 is 9.5 per cent.

6. NMCG & WASH Institute Signs MoU For Capacity Building In Faecal Sludge & Septage Management
  • National Mission of Clean Ganga (NMCG) has signed an MoU with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Institute (WASH Institute) to conduct a series of trainings to enhance the quality of service of officials in Urban Local Bodies (ULBs). This MoU is also to efficiently address FSSM issues in towns and cities of the Ganga Basin.

7. Sarbanand Sonowal launches ‘MyPortApp’ for digital monitoring of port operations
  • Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbanand Sonowal launched a port mobile application called MyPortApp in Kolkata. The App includes all port details digitally and monitors operations virtually.
  • Sonowal also inaugurated a 1 MegaWatt solar plant in Haldia port to produce renewable energy for port operations.

8. India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 93 Cr; Recovery Rate currently at 97.96%
  • With the administration of 50,17,753vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 93 Cr (93,17,17,191) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.
  • Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.96%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020. 21,257 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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