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Daily News Digest:16 October 2021

MARS’ JEZERO CRATER ANALYSIS BY NASA’S PERSEVERANCE ROVER

Preliminary scientific analysis of images taken by NASA's Perseverance rover has now confirmed that Mars' Jezero crater - today a dry, wind-blown problem - was once a peaceful lake, fed slightly by a small river about 3.7 billion years ago.

Perseverance Rover is a car-sized Mars rover designed to explore the crater Jezero on Mars as part of NASA's Mars 2020 mission.

G7 FINANCE LEADERS GAVE GUIDELINES FOR CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCIES

G7 financial leaders have set financial guidelines for central bank digital currencies. Any digital currency issued by a central bank must "support and not harm" the bank's ability to fulfil its mandate for financial stability, and must meet critical standards.

The Group of Seven (G7) is an intergovernmental political forum formed by Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

JOINT SEA 2021 NAVAL EXCERCISE

From October 14, 2021, China and Russia are holding Joint naval drills called the “Joint Sea 2021 naval exercise” in the Sea of Japan. The drill started in Russia’s Peter the Great Gulf in the Sea of Japan and will run through October 17, 2021.

WORLD FOOD DAY 2021: OCTOBER 16

Every year on 16 October, World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated across the globe to eradicate worldwide hunger from our lifetime.

Theme 2021: “Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow”.

8TH MINISTERIAL MEETING OF INDIA-USA ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL PARTNERSHIP

On 15th Oct 2021, the 8th ministerial meeting of the India-U.S.A. Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue was held in Washington D.C. It was organised on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington. It was chaired by Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States Dr Janet Yellen.

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