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List of Less Important News – October 2021

Sl.No News Title News Sites
1 April-August fiscal deficit near ₹4.7 lakh cr, at 31.1% of FY22 target: Govt livemint
2 Military Nursing Service celebrates 96th Raising Day pib
3 India, US to set up joint working group in defence industrial security pib
4 Innoterra, ICAR ink pact to conduct field trials of a biopesticide outlookindia
4 Vice Admiral Adhir Arora appointed Chief Hydrographer to India pib
5 India’s first National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra passes away economictimes
6 Sunil Kataria elected as Chairman of ISA financialexpress
7 India-US to set-up JWG in Defence industrial security pib
8 New online system of MSME/Udyam Registration crosses 50 lakh mark pib
9 CII-SR launches CFO Excellence Awards: timesofindia
10 CJI for special panels to probe ‘atrocities’ thehindu
11 Agriculture Minister to launch ‘Amul Honey’ aninews
12 Facebook launches largest creator education, enablement programme in India business-standard
13 Mansukh Mandaviya to virtually inaugurated the Iconic week pib
14 Om Birla, Harivansh to participate in G-20 Speakers Summit in Rome aninews
15 NOAA report: August 2021 is the 6th-warmest in 142 years downtoearth
16 Ayush ministry to launch ‘Bal Raksha Kit’ to boost immunity among children hindustantimes
17 Adani Green Energy completes SB Energy India acquisition financialexpress
18 Defence Ministry launches website (www.indianrdc.mod.gov.in) for 2022 Republic Day Celebrations pib
19 Pandora Papers: A simple guide to the Pandora Papers leak bbc
20 Electronic Pension Payment Order gets integrated with Digi Locker pib
21 Axis Bank: 1st private bank to do a term SOFR trade finance deal livemint
22 Educationalist Sarita Singh gets Champions of Change Award business-standard
23 Centre releases ₹40,000 crore as GST compensation economictimes
24 Moody’s upgrades outlook on India’s sovereign rating to Stable livemint
25 Indian Navy Sailing Championship 2021 to be conducted in Mumbai pib
26 Gurugram NGO wins the prestigious Mahatma Awards for Social Impact outlookindia
27 Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd signs pact with SPM business-standard
28 India, UK sign Forward Action Plan on power livemint
29 Civil Aviation Minister Scindia flags off ‘Doon Drone Mela’ in U’khand livemint
30 Moody’s changes India’s rating outlook to stable from negative business-standard
31 India gets first herbicide-tolerant & non-GM rice varieties; launch indianexpress
32 M Ravichandran appointed as new Secretary of Earth Science Ministry thehindu
34 Indian Railways’ Trishul & Garuda long haul freight trains: Effective solution for capacity constraints financialexpress
35 International Energy Agency invites India to become full-time member business-standard
36 SuperQ signs MoU with IIT-Kharagpur for superconductor research livemint
37 Former IAS Amit Khare appointed as advisor to Prime Minister Modi thehindu
38 Indian economy on path to swift recovery: Finance Ministry report timesofindia
39 Coca-Cola India extends partnership with Sourav Ganguly for three years livemint
40 Govt notifies rules to settle Vodafone retrospective tax case business-standard
41 APEDA signs MoU with GB Pant University of Agriculture, Pantnagar pib
42 India to set up 500 multimodal cargo terminals under Gati Shakti financialexpress
43 India has highest number of crypto owners in the world at 07 crore: report livemint
44 Centre notifies new rules allowing abortion till 24 weeks of pregnancy thehindu
45 Rojgar Bazaar 2.0′: Delhi govt floats tender for for job seekers livemint
46 Aadhyaa Aravind wins Global Peace Photo Award newsonair
47 Tech giant Alibaba unveils one of China’s most advanced chips business-standard
48 India to host ‘Gen Next’ leaders from 75 democratic countries wionews
49 Three Men Posing as Popular Female Crime Author Win Million-euro Literary Prize news18
50 Yediyurappa to be conferred with ‘Super Corona warrior’ award economictimes
51 TRUTH Social: Donald Trump’s New Social Media Platform aljazeera
52 Himachal Pradesh becomes first state in India to begin organised cultivation of true dalchini timesofindia
53 Sanjay Bhargava to head Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite broadband venture in India economictimes
54 CoinDCX onboards Ayushmann Khurrana for its ‘Future Yahi Hai’ campaign financialexpress
56 Microsoft launches program to help Indian startups deploy AI at scale livemint
57 Intel launches Intel Unnati Program to set up 100 data centric labs in 1 yr business-standard
58 WHO recommends groundbreaking malaria vaccine for children at risk aninews
59 MaxKleen signs Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador financialexpress
60 Kriti Sanon brand ambassador of British personal care brand Yardley businessinsider
61 Govt to issue 4 tranches of Sovereign Gold Bonds from October 2021 to March 2022 financialexpress
62 Reliance Brands acquires 40% stake in designer Manish Malhotra’s MM Styles businesstoday
63 India’s first Banni buffalo IVF calf born pib.gov
64 India would be recognised as a Global Bio-manufacturing Hub by 2025:two chip ndtv
65 Vice President releases 100th book of Vanguri Foundation of America timesofindia
67 Intel to set up 100 data-centric labs across engineering colleges in India news18
68 Rohit Sharma named brand ambassador of Infinity Learn business-standard
69 Ministry of Textiles has approved Pilot Project on skilling of Design and Commissioning technical personnel pib
70 Gobal Peace Photo Award 2021: Aadhyaa Aravind Shankar, 7-Year Old Girl From India Bags International Photo Award latestly
71 Centre notifies 4-year teacher education programme indianexpress
72 India’s first ‘test tube’ Banni buffalo calf born in Gujarat indiatoday
73 Karnataka Department of Collegiate and Technical Education signed MoU with Infosys hindustantimes
74 Rajiv Anand elevated as Deputy Managing Director at Axis Bank business-standard
75 Karnataka Higher Education department signs MoU with Infosys newsonair
76 Quality Council of India sets up team of experts to execute proposed ONDC project hindustantimes
77 Book titled Hitler and India: The Untold Story of his Hatred for the Country and its People timesofindia
78 Uber Cup 2021: China clinch title by beating defending champions Japan 3-1 firstpost
79 Sania Mirza is brand ambassador for newly launched Zinda Tilismath Balm deccan
80 Govt, tech industry partner to launch Future Skills Prime economictimes
81 Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurates 30th edition of ‘Hunar Haat’ thestatesman
82 India, Israel to form a task force to increase a defence cooperation indianexpress
83 Centre govt launches pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pan-India basis livemint
84 Bijnor farmer wins U.P. sugarcane competition thehindu
85 RBL Bank working on Abacus 2.0 for digital engagement, customer acquisition thehindubusinessline
86 India’s first ‘test tube’ Banni buffalo calf born in Gujarat indiatoday
87 K Madhavan re-elected as President of Indian Broadcasting & Digital Foundation businessinsider
88 ECI launches inaugural edition of “The ECI Annual National Essay Contest on Election & Democracy” outlookindia
89 GST collection for September crosses ₹1.17 lakh crore timesofindia
90 Alok Sahay appointed as Secretary-General of Indian Steel Association economictimes
91 Samarth training at 75 training centres in different crafts inaugurated across the country aninews
92 3rd India – UK Energy for Growth Partnership – Ministerial Energy Dialogue thehindu
93 Telugu Filmmaker B Gopal Chosen for Satyajit Ray Award thehindu
94 NMPB collaborates with the Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology for the production of quality planting material of medicinal pib
95 P L Haranadh takes over as Chairman of Paradip Port Trust pib
96 Ex-diplomat V.M.M. Nair passes away thehindu
97 Malayalam writer Benyamin bags Vayalar Award indianexpress
98 Bharat billpay on boarded BSNL as first Telecom Operator in mobile prepaid recharges ndtv
100 Railway minister dedicated new version of the song Mile Sur Mera Tumhara pib
101 Karnataka bank launched KBL Utsav 2021-22 indiainfoline
102 NTPC gained nearly 3% on ₹15,000 crore asset monetisation plan by 2024 thehindubusinessline
103 Mobikwik and Cardekho have become unicorns zeebiz
104 India’s retail inflation eases to 4.35% in September hindustantimes
105 Rohit Sharma appointed as brandambassador of infinity learn by Sri Chaitanya timesofindia
106 Food tech summit 2021 organised by Ministry of Food Processing Industries pib
107 Russian team back on Earth after filming first movie in space bbc
108 More than 4 crore unorganized workers registered at e-Shram Portal, India’s first National Database on Unorganized Workers pib
109 Russia-China holds naval drill “Joint Sea 2021” in Sea of Japan thehindu
110 Russian crew landed on Eath after filming first Movie in space ndtv
111 China & Indonesia won uber cup and thomas cup respectively sportstar
112 Saurashtra Cricketer Avi Barot passes away indianexpress
113 Sri Lanka’s first Test captain Bandula Warnapura passes away indianexpress
114 The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power book by Max Chafkin thehindubusinessline
115 India leads in crop burning emissions globally with 13% share, shows Blue Sky Analytics report thehindu
116 Piyush Goyal inaugurates 250mm Seer Water Supply scheme in Kashmir hindustantimes
117 Indian American scientist Dr Vivek Lall receives Lifetime Achievement Award thehindu
118 Nabard subsidiary ‘NABSanrakshan’ sets up Rs 1000 cr credit guarantee fund trust economictimes
119 Khadi exhibition and Khadi Kareegar Sammelan inaugurated in Varanasi to strengthen artisans and traditional arts pib
120 Icra appoints Ramnath Krishnan as Managing Director and Group CEO business-standard
121 Tata Power, IIT Delhi to collaborate in clean energy space thehindu
122 Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue commences from October 27 for 3 days aninews
123 Centre has appointed Rajesh Gokhale as Secretary, Department of Biotechnology. Rajesh Gokhale took over charge from Renu Swarup thehindu
124 Raksha Rajya Mantri flags off NIMAS multidimensional adventure sports pib
125 TCS wins 2021 HPE GreenLake Ecosystem Partner of the Year Award businesstoday
126 President Ramnath Kovind inaugurates housing scheme for Economically Weaker sections at Bhavnagar in Gujarat newsonair
127 India, Israel hold 15th round of Joint Working Group talks on defence ties pib
128 Mahanadi Coalfield sign MoU with CIPET for skill development project pib
129 Indian Air Force receives 3 more Rafale fighters from France deccanchronicle
130 Captain Alok Mishra named MD of India Ports Global that runs Iran’s Chabahar Port thehindubusinessline
131 India Today Healthgiri Awards 2021 announced: Full list of winners indiatoday
132 Union Education Minister addresses 5th East Asia Summit Education Ministers’ Meeting pib
133 9th Meeting of the India-UAE High Level Joint Task Force on Investments pib
134 Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing theguardian
135 AP Governor launches ‘one million tree plantation’ programme newsonair
136 NTPC gained nearly 3% on ₹15,000 crore asset monetisation plan by 2024 thehindubusinessline
137 Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurates Centre of Excellence in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at NITIE in Mumbai pib
138 Muthoot Finance launches AI-powered virtual assistant ‘Mattu’ thehindubusinessline
139 CavinKare CMD CK Ranganathan named as new AIMA president livemint
140 US beats Europe Won Ryder Cup golf tournament timesofindia
141 ECI launches inaugural edition of “The ECI Annual National Essay Contest on Election & Democracy” eci
142 India hosts first ever SCO Seminar on Role of Women in Armed Forces newsonair
143 Textile Ministry issues notification for setting up seven PM MITRA Parks economictimes
144 SEBI approves ₹16,600-crore initial public offer (IPO) of Paytm thehindu
145 Olympic sprinter Alex Quinonez passes away at the age of 32 olympics
146 Indusind Bank appoints Gobind Jain as new CFO livemint





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