Daily Current Affairs 25th October 2021
1) The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has a new president. Who is he?
Ans:- Sahdev Yadav
2) Which country is the first to shoot a movie on the International Space Station (ISS)?
3) Which Indian businessman recently announced his intention to invest in ZAND, the UAE's first digital-only independent bank?
Ans:- Kumar Mangalam Birla
4) A new snail species, Georissa Mawsmaiensis, was discovered in which state's cave?
5) Which country did China defeat to win the 2020 Uber Cup?
6) At the 52nd IFFI, who will get the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award?
Ans:- Martin Scorsese, Istvan Szabo
7) Which country is said to have undertaken a hypersonic weapon test utilising a technique known as "fractional orbital bombardment"?
8) Who was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for 2021 by the European Union's top human rights prize?
Ans: Alexei Navalny
9) Which country's first female president, Sandra Mason, was elected?
10) What will be the theme of International Stuttering Awareness Day in 2021?
Ans:- Speak the change you wish to see
11) Which team won the 2020 Thomas Cup?
12) Which payments bank has been fined Rs 1 crore by the RBI for breaking payment and settlement system rules under Section 26 (2) of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007?
Ans:- Paytm Payments Bank
13) What government has issued a tender for the development of the "Rojgar Bazaar 2.0" portal?
Ans:- Delhi Government
14) How many days has the Centre extended the policy period of the PMGKP Insurance Scheme for Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19'?
15) On what day is International Stuttering Awareness Day observed?
Ans:- October 22
16) For central government employees and pensioners, the Union Cabinet has approved an increase in the DA and DR. How effective is the government's total DA/DR rate?
17) Who has been named the CEO of OnePlus India as well as the Head of OnePlus India Region Operations?
Ans:- Navnit Nakra
18) Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for CoinDCX, a cryptocurrency trading platform?
Ans:- Ayushmann Khurrana
19) Which country has been added to the FATF's grey list for the first time?