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Daily Current Affairs 21st October 2022 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 21st October 2022 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 21st October 2022 For All Government Examinations

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CCI imposes ₹1337.76 crore penalty on Google for anti-competitive practices  

The Competition Commission of India (Commission) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 1,337.76 crore on Google for abusing its dominant position in multiple markets in the Android Mobile device ecosystem, apart from issuing cease and desist order. The CCI also directed Google to modify its conduct within a defined timeline.

Smart mobile devices need an operating system (OS) to run applications (apps) and programs.

Android is one such mobile operating systems which was acquired by Google in 2005. The CCI in the instant matter has examined various practices of Google w.r.t. licensing of this Android mobile operating system and various proprietary mobile applications of Google (e.g. Play Store, Google Search, Google Chrome, YouTube, etc.)......Read More

PM Modi launches Mission LiFE at Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a bilateral meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and subsequently launched Mission LiFE at the Statue of Unity, Ekta Nagar, Kevadia, Gujarat.

Prime Minister Modi and the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also paid floral tributes at the Statue of Unity.


Mission LiFE aims at following a three-pronged strategy for changing our collective approach towards sustainability. First is by nudging individuals to practise simple yet effective environment-friendly actions in their daily lives (demand); second is by enabling industries and markets to respond swiftly to the changing demand (supply) and; third is to influence government and industrial policy to support both sustainable consumption and production (policy).

NSIC Signs MoU with Phillips Machine Tools for Skill Development Training 

National Small Industries Corporation Ltd. (NSIC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Phillips Machine Tools India Pvt. Ltd. for Skill Development Training in Additive Technologies.

EPFO adds 16.94 lakh members in the month of August, 2022 

The provisional payroll data of EPFO released on 20th October, 2022 highlights that EPFO has added 16.94 lakh net members in the month of August, 2022. Year-on-year comparison of payroll data reflects an increase of 14.40% in net membership addition in August, 2022 as compared to the corresponding month during last year in 2021.

Of the total 16.94 lakh members added during the month, around 9.87 lakh new members have come under the ambit of EPFO for the first time. Out of 9.87 lakh new members added, approximately 58.32% are from the age-group of 18-25 years of age. This age-group signifies a crucial stage for an individual’s potential in terms of earning capacity and joining organized workforce in large numbers following their education.

The data shows that during the month, approximately 7.07 lakh net members exited but rejoined EPFO by changing their jobs within the establishments covered by EPFO and opted to transfer their funds from previous PF account to the current account instead of submitting claims for final settlement. This may be attributed to various e-initiatives taken by EPFO for seamless and uninterrupted service delivery.

Gender-wise analysis 

Gender-wise analysis of payroll data indicates that enrolment of net female members has been 3.63 lakh in August, 2022. Year-on-year comparison of enrollment data shows that net membership of females in organized workforce has increased by 22.60% in August, 2022 compared with the net female membership during previous year in August, 2021.

State-wise payroll figures

State-wise payroll figures highlight that month-on-month growing trend in net member addition was observed in states of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar etc. During the month, the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Gujarat and Delhi continue to remain in lead by adding approximately 11.25 lakh net members during the month, which is 66.44% of total net payroll addition across all age groups.

India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 219.50 Cr; Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.76%

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 219.50 Cr (2,19,50,97,574) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 4.12 Cr (4,12,13,682) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Similarly, the COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years also started from 10th April, 2022 onwards.

India’s Active Caseload currently stands at 25,037. Active cases now constitute 0.06% of the country's total Positive Cases. 2,119 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.76%. 2,582 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,40,84,646.

The Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.97% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 1.13%.

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