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Top 10 Topics of the Weekly Current Affairs: October 25 – 30, 2021

Top 10 Topics of the Weekly Current Affairs: October 25 – October 30, 2021

Legendary actor Rajinikanth awarded Dadasaheb Phalke Award

  • Megastar Rajinikanth received the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 67th National Film Awards. The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu honored him with the prestigious honor for his outstanding contribution to the world of Indian cinema.

China adopts new land border law

  • The Chinese government has adopted a new land boundary law for the protection and exploitation of land border areas. This step has been taken in the midst of a military conflict with India in eastern Ladakh. According to the law recently passed by China, the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the People’s Republic of China are sacrosanct and non-violent.

Variant AY.4 found in Indore, Madhya Pradesh

  • Six people from Indore district of Madhya Pradesh have been found infected with the new coronavirus variant AY.4. All 6 individuals were also fully vaccinated. His diagnosis was announced following a report from the Delhi-based National Center for Disease Control (NCDC). The first case of variant AY.4 was detected in Maharashtra.

New IPL Teams 2021

  • Ahmedabad and Lucknow have been announced as the two new IPL teams. The latest addition has taken the total number of IPL teams in the upcoming season to ten. Sanjeev Goenka-owned RPSG Group made a winning bid of Rs 7,090 crore for the Lucknow IPL team. CVC Capital Partners claimed an offer of Rs 5,166 crore for the Ahmedabad team.

Anita Anand appointed as new Defense Minister of Canada

  • Indian-origin Anita Anand has been appointed as the new Defense Minister of Canada. He was elected to the position when the recently re-elected Prime Minister Trudeau reconstituted the cabinet after winning the September 2021 election. She will replace former Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan. He was recently criticized for his handling of military sexual misconduct.

Advanced sewage treatment Plant in Varanasi, UP

  • Prime Minister Modi inaugurated an advanced waste water treatment plant in Varanasi. He will work on the conservation and rejuvenation of river Ganga. The foundation stone of the sewage plant was laid by Prime Minister Modi in 2018. The sewerage plant in Varanasi will prevent polluted water from the city’s drains from falling into the Ganges.

Agni-5 missile successfully test fired

  • India has successfully test-fired “Agni-5” surface-to-surface ballistic missile. It can hit targets up to 5,000 km away with extreme accuracy. The country’s ambitious missile tests also come at a time when India is embroiled in a long-standing border conflict with China in eastern Ladakh.

The government has launches Krishi Udan 2.0.

  • The government has launched Krishi Udan 2.0 scheme. It aims to provide a significant focus on promoting and optimizing air transport of agricultural products across India. The first phase will be implemented at 53 airports in India, with a major focus on Northeast and Tribal areas.

PM Modi arrives in Italy for G20 summit

  • Prime Minister Modi has arrived in Italy for the 16th G20 Summit. This will be the first in-person summit since the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme of the G20 summit is “People, Planet and Prosperity”. Prime Minister Modi also held bilateral talks with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi.

Facebook renames as Meta

  • Facebook has announced that it has changed the name of its company to Meta. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the latest development at the company’s Connect virtual reality conference. He said the meta name reflects who we are the best and what we hope to make.

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