Current Affairs One-Liner: 1st October 2021

Published on October 01, 2021
  • The Newgen Software has partnered with TCS to implement an enterprise-wide content repository and a multi-channel, multi-lingual communication platform for the Banking Service Bureau (BSB) in Israel. This will help to transform Israel’s banking sector.
  • The ADB has sanctioned the loan amount of $251 million for having urban flood management in Chennai- Kosasthalaiyar river basin. The funds will be used to enhance protection during flood risk situations.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of ADB: Manila, Philippines
    • President of ADB: Masatsugu Asakawa
  • ‘Nata-Sankirtana’ Festival: It commenced in Manipur and is being held at Mandap of Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA), Imphal, Manipur. It is a festival of dance and music.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 1st October 2021
  • The LIC has partnered with the Department of Post (DoP) to avail of the ‘Print to Post’ solution, which is provided by DoP. It will help LIC to print and dispatch policy booklets and documents. This will help to reduce the turnaround time of the issuance of policy documents. It will also help LIC to enhance its customer experience.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of DoP: New Delhi
    • DG of DoP: Alok Sharma
    • HQ of LIC: Mumbai
    • Chairman of LIC: MR Kumar
  • The German bank named NORD/LB has selected TCS as its strategic partner for implementing IT Transformation. Both the entities signed 5 years IT transformation contract.
  • Awards and Recognition: Dr. Rukmini Banerji: She has won the 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development for the work made by her in improving children’s learning. She is the CEO of Pratham Education Foundation.
    • Prof. Eric A Hanushek: He has won the 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Research for his work in enhancing educational outcomes and the importance of teaching quality.
  • Important Days and Themes: 1st Oct 2021: International Coffee Day
    • 1st Oct 2021: World Vegetarian Day
    • 1st Oct 2021: International Day of Older Persons
    • Theme: Digital Equity for All Ages.
  • Karnataka Signs 3 MoUs with Infosys
  • Credit Plan for Yak Husbandry in Arunachal Pradesh Approved
  • ‘जनCARE’- AmritGrand Challenge Program
  • Digital Quality of Life Index 2021
  • Stellapps partnered with Airtel Payments Bank

Question: 

Q.1 In which state was the ‘Nata-Sankirtana’ Festival held?
a. West Bengal
b. Manipur
c. Rajasthan
d. Mizoram

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