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Business and Economy- Current affairs 13/10/21
This category of current affairs 13/10/21 consists the important and latest news regarding business and economy of India and world.
CBDT Said, India will Probably Gain from OECD Global Tax Deal
Implementation of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will make India gain more tax revenues over the next few years. However, the Centre Board of Direct Taxes’ chairman said that OECD aimed at addressing the tax challenges that will going to be arise from the digitalisation of global economies. But, some tax experts predicted that India will likely gain profit from the new regime in the medium term.
Nation and Politics- Current affairs 13/10/21
This category of current affairs 13/10/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India and world.
Rajnath Said Veer Savarkar was an Icon of Indian History and will Remain So
Mohan Bhagwat, who is a Chief of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said that an ongoing campaign is defaming the legacy of Veer Savarkar over the years. He also said that there was also a lack of correct information related to him is available among the people. At the launch of the book of Veer Savarkar, the Indian Defence Minister also described that Savarkar was the icon of Indian history and people who accused him of a fascist will need to know that on the request of Mahatma Gandhi, Savarkar had filed a mercy petition to the British. So, it is not right to look down on him as an inferior person. Veer Savarkar was a true nationalist and a brave freedom fighter.
Terrorist Arrested from a Landlord’s House in Delhi
Mohammed Asraf, a Pakistani Terrorist was arrested from East Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar. The landlord of the house Uzaib said that he lived in their house as a tenant for nearly 6 months and his father helped Asraf to prepare his Adhaar card for documentation. But, for the last six months, they were not in touch with him. He also offers his help to the police and assures them to cooperate in the investigation whenever it will be needed.
Covaxin approved for emergency use in 2–18-year-olds
Covaxin has been approved for emergency use by the Covid-19 Subject Expert Committee for children between 2-18 years old. Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin has completed its Phase-2 and Phase-3 trials by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in the months of September and the report was submitted to the Drugs and Comptroller General of India (DCGI) in October 2021. The AIIMS professors said that the safety and immunogenicity of this vaccine is almost the same in children between 2-18 years as it is in adults above 18-years of age.
Science and Technology- Current affairs 13/10/21
This category of current affairs 13/10/21 consists the important and latest news regarding science and technology of India and world.
Powerful Dark Energy Camera Discovered Fastest Orbiting Asteroid
Astronomers who were sent to space by Chile recently have discovered an asteroid with the shortest orbital period of any known asteroid in the Solar System by using a powerful 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera (DECam). The diameter of the asteroid is around 1 kilometre and the orbit in which it rotates is as close as 20 million kilometers from the Sun every 113 days. Astronomers named it Asteroid 2021 PH27 and it has been discovered in images acquired during twilight.
World- Current affairs 13/10/21
This category of current affairs 13/10/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
Germany Launched First Self-Driving Train of the World
On October 11, Germany’s Deutsche Bahn and Siemens, rail operator and industrial group have launched the first automated and driverless train of the world. The train was launched in Hamburg and is more energy efficient and punctual as compared to other traditional trains. Germany will add four such trains to its rail network of northern city. However, some cities like Paris have driverless metros and airports that have automated monorail trains plying terminals which run on exclusive single tracks. On the other hand the driverless train of Germany will share tracks with other regular trains.
G20 Nations’ Finance Ministers Met Today in Washington
G20 has issued an official statement in which it is stated that the meeting which is going to be held on Wednesday is considered as part of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank Group (WBG) annual meetings. So, on October 13, Finance Ministers of G20 nations conducted the meeting and discussed international taxation matters and financial sector issues.
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