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Current Affairs One-Liner: 5th October 2021

Published on October 05, 2021
  • Paytm has acquired a 100% stake in CreditMate, which is a Mumbai-based digital lending startup.
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    • HQ of Paytm: Noida, UP
    • CEO of Paytm: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  • The FC Goa won the maiden Durand Cup football title by beating Mohammedan Sporting. The final event was held at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata. The Golden Glove for the best goalkeeper was won by Naveen Kumar (FC Goa). The Golden Boot for top scorer was won by Marcus Joseph (Mohammedan). The Golden Ball for the best player was won by Edu Bedia (Goa).
  • As per the Ministry of Jal Shakti, the Umngot river in Meghalaya is the cleanest river in India. It is also popularly known as the Dawki river.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 5th October 2021
  • World Expo 2020: It is organized in Dubai, UAE under the theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. It will be held till 31st March 2022. At the expo, India Pavilion was inaugurated. The theme of the India pavilion at the Expo is ‘Openness, Opportunity, and Growth’.
  • ‘Sudarshan Bharat Parikrama’: It is the name of the All India Car Rally of the National Security Guard (NSG). It was flagged off by Union Home Minister, Amit Shah from the historic Red Fort in Delhi. It is being held as the part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, to celebrate the 75th year of India’s Independence. It will be held till 30th Oct 2021 and will cover 7,500 km of a long journey.
  • ‘Waste to Wealth’ portal: It was launched by GoI. The portal will help to boost the cooperation for the achievement of sustainable development through economic and community participation. The portal will be the major platform to bring technology providers, government stakeholders and urban local bodies together to define solutions to tackle waste problems mainly plastic waste. It was launched by K. Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Advisor.
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021: It was awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian. They had discovered receptors for temperature and touch.
  • Important Days and Themes: 5th Oct 2021: International Teachers Day
    • Theme: Teachers at the heart of education recovery
    • 5th Oct 2021: Ganga River Dolphin Day
    • 4th Oct 2021: World Habitat Day (first Monday of October)
  • Obituaries: Ghanashyam Nayak: He was a veteran television and film actor. He was famous for his character named Nattu Kaka in the TV series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
  • ‘Prashasan - Shahron Ke Sang’ and ‘Prashasan - Gaon Ke Sang’ Campaigns
  • Appointments on 5th October 2021
  • NAV-eCash Card
  • KRIBHCO partnered with CSC
  • FSSAI signed MoU with Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Question: 

Q.1 Ghanashyam Nayak, who passed away, belonged to which profession?
a. Entrepreneur
b. Physician
c. Politics
d. Acting
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