OCTOBER 2ND 2021 CURRENT AFFAIRS
1. October 1 Days
International Coffee Day
World Vegetarian Day October 1–7 week
International Music Day
International Day Of Older Persons
World Smile Day – 1st Friday of October
Shortcut: Vayasana thatha paati sirichite music ketutu avanga Vegetarian food saaptu coffee kudikuraanga.
2. Narendra Modi has chaired the 38th PRAGATI meeting
PRAGATI stands for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.
It’s an ambitious multi-purpose and multi-modal platform, launched in March 2015, by PM Modi
Review multiple projects, grievances and programmes of central and state government.
Eight projects were taken for review – 50000 crores
3. Mukesh Ambani has topped the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List for the 10th consecutive year.
A wealth of Rs 1,000 crore or more.
Features as many as 1,007 individuals across 119 cities.
As per the report, India has 237 billionaires, up 58 compared to last year.
Mukesh Ambani has topped – Rs 7,18,000 crore
Gautam Adani is in the second spot – Rs. 5,05,900 crore
Shiv Nadar & the family – HCL – Rs 2,36,600 crore
4. Wole Soyinka’s Book
A novel titled “Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth”
Wole Soyinka is Africa’s first Nobel laureate in Literature.
My Life in Full: Work, Family and our Future, Indra Nooyi
5. MD & CEO of NSDL
Managing director and chief executive officer.
National Securities Depositories (NSDL)
Replaced GV Nageswara Rao
NSDL hold our financial securities.
6. First pink-ball day and night Test match
Between India and the Australian women team
The Indian team lead by Mithali Raj.
7. Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)
Defence Ministry has issued an order to dissolve OFB.
Established by the British in 1775.
In effect from October 1, 2021.
Transferred to seven newly constituted Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs).
8. 10,000 runs in the T20 cricket – Virat Kohli
First Indian batsman to notch up 10,000 runs.
RCB vs MI in Dubai
Second man after West Indies’ Chris Gayle to reach the landmark in both T20 and one-day international cricket