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Daily News Digest:08 October 2021

INDIAN AIR FORCE DAY: OCTOBER 8

Indian Air Force Day is observed on October 8 and this year marks the 89th anniversary of its founding. This day is seen with great enthusiasm at many Air Force bases across the country.

DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION DEVELOPS AN APPLICATION ECOSYSTEM

The Department of Food and Distribution has developed an ecosystem, which allows for the integration of procurement of all national governments with Minimum Threshold Parameters (MTPs) for monitoring and strategic planning in view of the benefit of farmers along with keeping traders and middlemen at bay.

A NEW 3KM LONG FOUR-LANE BRIDGE ANNOUNCED ON BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER IN KAMRUP DISTRICT

On 7th Oct 2021, the Minister of Finance of the Union Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman announced in Guwahati that the Indian government has approved the construction of a 4-lane bridge over the Brahmaputra River in the Kamrup region. The bridge would help keep in touch with the world-famous silk city of Sualkuchi and the industrial district of Amingaon and Guhati and the International Airport.

6TH EDITION OF INDIA - UK JOINT COMPANY LEVEL MILITARY TRAINING

The 6th Edition of India - UK Joint Company Level Military Training EXERCISE AJEYA WARRIOR has started at Chaubatia, Uttarakhand and will end on 20 Oct 2021.

RS 40,000 CRORES RELEASED FOR STATES AND UTs BY GOI

On October 7, 2021, the central government released a total of Rs 40,000 crore to states and union territories (UTs) with the legislature. The amount is disbursed under a back-to-back loan facility for meeting the shortfall in GST compensation.

NEW TIGER RESERVE IN CHATTISGARH

On October 5, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) approved the Chhattisgarh government’s proposal to declare the combined areas of the Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary and Guru Ghasidas National Park as a Tiger Reserve. It is located in the northern part of the state, bordering Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand.

13TH ANNUAL G20 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

On October 6, 2021, the 13th annual G20 international conference was held. India was represented by Finance Minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman.

G20 is an intergovernmental forum comprising 19 countries and the European Union. As of 2021, there are 20 members of the group: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Spain is a permanent guest invitee.

INDIA OFFICIALLY JOINED THE HIGH AMBITION COALITION FOR NATURE AND PEOPLE

On 7th October, India officially joined the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People at a ceremony held between the French and Indian governments in New Delhi. India is the 1st of the BRICS bloc of major emerging economies ( India, China, Brazil, Russia and South Africa) to join the HAC.

It is a group of more than 70 countries encouraging the adoption of the global goal to protect 30x30. Global 30x30 goal is to protect at least 30% of the planet by 2030.

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