Correct Answer : Option (B) - October 01
Note : World Vegetarian Day is observed on October 01 every year to create awareness about veganism and get more people to embrace a vegetarian lifestyle for humanitarian reasons. The month of October is designated to be Vegetarian Awareness Month, ending on November. 1, which marks World Vegan Day.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Final Thursday in September
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Seafarers: at the core of shipping's future
Note : "Seafarers: at the core of shipping's future" is the theme for World Maritime Day 2021. It aims to raise the profile of seafarers by highlighting the vital role they play now and will continue to play in the future. Hundreds of thousands of men and women have been detained on ships for months past their original contracts, unable to return home due to national travel restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A similar amount of seafarers are unable to find work on ships. This crew change situation, which has lasted nearly a year, is a humanitarian disaster that jeopardises shippers' safety.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Colombia
Note : The Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Colombia, Marta Lucía Ramírez de Rincón is currently on a visit to India. Her visit is scheduled between October 1-4, 2021. She will be meeting Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of External Affairs, Dr. S. Jaishankar and few other officials during the visit.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arunachal Pradesh
Note : The Central government on October 1, 2021, extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh by another six months. The government declared the three districts of Changlang, Longding, and Tirap in Arunachal Pradesh along with the areas that fall under the jurisdiction of Mahadevpur and Namsai police stations bordering Assam as ‘disturbed areas’ under Section 3 of the AFSPA Act in the wake of recent insurgent activities. The order issued by the Union Home Ministry will be effective from October 1, 2021, till March 31, 2022, unless withdrawn.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Padmaja Chunduru
Note : Padmaja Chunduru has been appointed as the managing director and chief executive officer (MD & CEO) of National Securities Depositories (NSDL). She has replaced GV Nageswara Rao as the MD & CEO of NSDL. In India, there are two depositories namely National Securities Depositories Ltd (NSDL) and Central Securities Depositories Ltd (CDSL). Both the depositories hold our financial securities.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mukesh Ambani
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Piramal Enterprises
Note : Piramal Enterprises led by billionaire Ajay Piramal on Wednesday(29-09-2021) announced that the acquisition of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) by paying the latter’s creditors Rs 38,000 crore. This includes Rs 34,250 crore to be paid by Piramal Capital and Housing Finance (PCHFL) in cash and non-convertible debentures, and Rs 3,800 crore from the cash balance of DHFL.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 38
Correct Answer : Option (D) - People First
Note : Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri launched (27-09-2021) the 7th consecutive edition of Swachh Survekshan in New Delhi. It is the world's largest urban cleanliness survey conducted by Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban. Designed with People First as its driving philosophy, Swachh Survekshan 2022 is curated towards capturing the initiatives of cities for the overall welfare and well-being of frontline sanitation workers. The survey, flavoured with the Azaadi@75 spirit, will also give priority to the voices of senior citizens and young adults alike and reinforce their participation towards upholding the cleanliness of urban India.