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A)
Paradip Port
B)
Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port
C)
Kandla Port
D)
Jawaharlal Nehru Port

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port

Note : The Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (SPM) in Kolkata has become the first Major Indian Port to get a Radio over Internet Protocol (ROIP) System. The ROIP was inaugurated by Vinit Kumar, Chairman of SPM, on October 25, 2021. ROIP system is being introduced as a marine communication mode, for the first time in any Major Indian Port.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
Connecting For Tomorrow
B)
Cooperation and Connectivity
C)
Investing Today and Transforming Tomorrow
D)
Mobilizing Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Investing Today and Transforming Tomorrow

Note : The Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) through video conference from New Delhi on October 26, 2021. The theme of the Annual Meeting of AIIB was “Investing Today and Transforming Tomorrow”. This year the meeting was jointly organized by AIIB in collaboration with the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
$4.5 million
B)
$4.9 million
C)
$5.3 million
D)
$6.0 million

Correct Answer : Option (A) - $4.5 million

Note : The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank(ADB) have signed a $4.5 million Project Readiness Financing(PRF) loan on October 26, 2021, for the proposed Aizawl Sustainable Urban Transport Project.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
Arabian Sea
B)
Indian Ocean
C)
Pacific Ocan
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arabian Sea

Note : The Armed Forces of India and the United Kingdom (UK) are undertaking the sea phase of the maiden Tri-Service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ off the Konkan coast in the Arabian Sea from 24th October 2021 to 27th October 2021.

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
US
B)
UK
C)
France
D)
Canada

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Canada

Note :

Indian-Origin Canadian politician, Anita Anand was appointed as the new Defence Minister of Canada on October 26, 2021. She replaces Canada's long-time serving Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, who is also of Indian origin. 

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Published On : October 27, 2021
A)
Japan and Australia
B)
United Kingdom and Japan
C)
Australia and United Kingdom
D)
Australia, Japan and United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Australia and United Kingdom

Note :

India, Australia, and the United Kingdom(UK) in collaboration with small island developing states (SIDS), have planned to launch a new initiative “Infrastructure for Resilient Island States (IRIS)”, on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties (COP26). The IRIS platform aims at creating an infrastructure that can withstand disasters and lessen economic losses in island nations.
 
The IRIS initiative will be launched with initial funding of $10 million from Australia, India and the UK. The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is scheduled to take place from October 31 to November 12, 2021.

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Published On : October 26, 2021
A)
Egypt
B)
Invest India
C)
Azerbaijan
D)
Switzerland

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Invest India

Note :

* Invest India, a young startup within the Government of India, has been unanimously elected as the President of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) for 2021-2023.

* Invest India is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency to help investors looking for investment opportunities and options in India.

The members of the Steering Committee of WAIPA for 2021-23 includes :
President – Invest India
Two Vice Presidents – Egypt and Switzerland
9 Regional Directors – Brazil, South Korea, Finland, Kuwait, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Azerbaijan, Ghana, and Samoa.

About WAIPA :
* WAIPA is an international Non-governmental organization established in 1995 by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) as a primary nodal global agency for Investment Promotion Agencies to help in enhancing economic development and FDI.

* Its headquarter is in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Published On : October 26, 2021
A)
ISRO
B)
NPCI
C)
Invest India
D)
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

Note : The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of NITI Aayog has launched a Digi-book named “Innovations for You”. The sector in focus in this Digi-book is Healthcare.

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Published On : October 26, 2021
A)
Rs. 64,180 crore
B)
Rs. 66,245 crore
C)
Rs. 73,240 crore
D)
Rs. 75,755 crore

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs. 64,180 crore

Note : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the “Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission” on October 25, 2021. It is one of the largest pan-India schemes for strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country, and is in addition to the  National Health Protection Mission (Ayushman Bharat Yojana). Total outlay- Rs. 64,180 crore for 5 years

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Published On : October 26, 2021
A)
October 26th
B)
October 27th
C)
October 28th
D)
October 29th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - October 28th

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 18th ASEAN-India Summit through video conference on 28th October 2021. He will be attending the summit at the invitation of the Sultan of Brunei.

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Published On : October 26, 2021