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Top 10 Miliposts Weekly Current Affairs: October 24 to October 29, 2022

Top 10 Miliposts Weekly Current Affairs

Myanmar is included in the list of high-risk countries.

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has included Myanmar in a list of high-risk countries called the “Black List” with “strategic deficiencies in governance to combat money laundering, the financing of terrorism and proliferation”. The city was added to the FATF list of high-risk countries in February 2020 for failing to flag the strategic shortcomings it made.

Rishi Sunak became the first British Prime Minister born in India.

Rishi Sunak became the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Indian, origin from the Conservative Party of Great Britain. Sunak ascended the throne after Liz Truss resigned within 45 days of his appointment, becoming the shortest-serving prime minister.

ISRO launches LVM3 M2

Indian Space Research Organization launched its first commercial mission of Launch Vehicle Mark 3 (LVM3) M2 satellite. ISRO’s launch of LVM3 will boost international confidence in pursuing commercial satellite launches. 36 One Webb satellites were launched into orbit in batches of four.

BCCI announces equal pay for male and female Indian cricketers

As the first step to combat discrimination, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced that it would pay equal match fees for male and female cricketers in India. According to BCCI secretary Jay Shah in a series of tweets, the Indian cricket board is implementing a pay equity policy for its contract players.

Two Indian beaches make the list of iconic Blue Beaches

Two other Indian beaches, Minicoy Thundi and Kadmat have joined the prestigious list of Blue Beaches as per the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The country now has 12 Blue Flag beaches, an eco-label recognized as the cleanest beaches in the world.

Sakharov Freedom Award 2022

The European Parliament has awarded its annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the people of Ukraine. The award is given in honor of his fight against the Russian invasion. “The President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, said they are firm in their beliefs and fight for their values. They are defending their democracy, freedom, and the rule of law.

Gujarat will get a project with Tata and Airbus

Tata and Airbus will soon build transport aircraft for the army in Gujarat. The state has bagged a great deal, and the project cost is Rs 22 billion or $2.66 billion. The total cost of the project is Rs 21,935 crore. The planes can also be used for civilian purposes.

Elon Musk took to Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk becomes the new head of Twitter after finalizing a $44 billion deal. The decision comes after growing doubts about its intentions to go ahead with the aforementioned acquisition agreement. In early April 2021, Twitter accepted Elon Musk’s offer to buy the social networking service privately.

Orbital Rail Corridor Project

Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of the Orbital Railway Corridor project in Faridabad, Haryana. The Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor (HORC) project is part of the Transport Infrastructure Corridor in Haryana in the approved Master Plan for the National Capital Region.

Genetically Modified Mustard

The Government of India has given environmental clearance for genetically modified (GM) mustard seeds developed in the country. The latest decision has paved the way for the commercial use of its first genetically modified food crop.

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