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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 11 October 2021

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 11 October 2021.Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 11 October 2021 covering the following news headlines: ‘Trishul’, ‘Garuda’ for South Central Railway, Turkish Grand Prix 2021, ‘Father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb’ A. Q. Khan, International Day of the Girl Child.


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Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows

  • National News
  • Business News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News

National News

  1. Indian Railways launches two long haul freight trains ‘Trishul’, ‘Garuda’ for South Central Railway
  • For the first time, the Indian Railways has launched two long haul freight trains named “Trishul” and “Garuda” for the South Central Railway (SCR).
  • What is a Long haul train? These trains are twice or multiple times longer than the normal composition of freight trains and provide a very effective solution to the problem of capacity constraints in critical sections.
  • Trishul is the first long haul train of South Central Railway (SCR) and consists of 177 wagons, or equal to three freight trains. It was launched from Kondapalli station of Vijayawada division to Khurda division of East Coast Railway.
  • The train ‘Garuda’ was launched from Raichur of Guntakal division to Manuguru of Secunderabad division.
  • Both the long haul trains had empty open wagons to be used to load coal meant for predominantly thermal power stations.

Business News

  1. Reliance Industry’s renewable energy arm RNESL acquires 100% stake in REC Solar Holdings for $771 mn
  • Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd (RNESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), has acquired 100 percent shareholding of REC Solar Holdings AS (REC Group), a Chinese state-owned solar power company.
  • RNESL has acquired the REC Group from China National Bluestar (Group) Co Ltd., for an Enterprise Value of $771 million.
  • This acquisition will enable Reliance to move closer to achieve the goal of generating 100GW of solar energy by 2030, and in turn support the country’s global goal to produce 450GW of renewable energy by 2030.
  • REC Group has three manufacturing facilities, two in Norway for making solar grade polysilicon and one in Singapore making PV cells and modules. With this acquisition, RNESL will become the owner of REL’s three manufacturing facilities.

Sports News

  1. Indian National Hockey players clinches each category of FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21
  • In a historic moment, the Indian hockey players claimed all the accolades of the 2020-21 edition of the FIH Stars Awards announced on October 6, 2021.

List of winners of FIH Stars Awards 2020-21

  1. FIH Women’s Player of the Year: Gurjit Kaur
  2. FIH Men’s Player of the Year: Harmanpreet Singh 
  3. FIH Men’s Coach of the Year: Graham Reid (Australia – Team IND)
  4. FIH Women’s Coach of the Year: Sjoerd Marijne (Netherlands – Team IND)
  5. FIH Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year: Savita Punia
  6. FIH Men’s Goalkeeper of the Year: PR Sreejesh
  7. FIH Men’s Rising Star of the Year: Vivek Prasad 
  8. FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year: Sharmila Devi 
  1. Valtteri Bottas Wins Turkish Grand Prix 2021
  • Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes-Finland) has won the F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021 held on October 10, 2021. This is his first title of this season.
  • Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands) finished second while Sergio Perez (Mexico – Red Bull) finished third.
  • Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton finished fifth.

Important Days

  1. International Day of the Girl Child : 11 October
  • International Day of the Girl Child (also known as Day of the Girl Child and International Day of the Girl Child) is celebrated annually on 11 October since 2012.
  • This International Day was declared internationally by the United Nations to raise awareness about the issues faced by girls around education, nutrition, child marriage, legal and medical rights.
  • The theme of 2021 International Day of the Girl Child is “Digital Generation”. our generation”.

Obituaries News

  1. ‘Father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb’ A. Q. Khan passes away at 85
  • Dr Abdul Qadir Khan, who is considered the “father of Pakistan’s atomic bomb”, has passed away, aged 85.
  • Nuclear scientist, Dr Khan was hailed as a national hero for his contribution in turning Pakistan into the world’s first Islamic nuclear power and enhancing the country’s defense capabilities.

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