Daily Current Affairs October 31

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October 31| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs October 31

1. National Unity Day 2022 observed on_________?
A) October 30
B) October 31
C) October 29
D) October 27
E) October 28
Answer: B) October 31

  • Date: October 31
  • Day: National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
  • Observed by: World Society of Savings Banks
  • Others: To commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Sports – Daily Current Affairs October 31

2. Recently, for what initiative Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan sign MoU with FIFA and AIFF?
A) Football For Girls
B) Football4Schools
C) Football For All
D) Football for the Goals
E) None of these
Answer: B) Football4Schools

  • Union Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, on behalf of the Ministry of Education, signed an MoU in Mumbai with FIFA and All India Football Federation for the ‘Football4Schools’ initiative in India.
  • FIFA President, Mr. Gianni Infantino, and President, All India Football Federation, Shri Kalyan Chaubey signed the MoU on behalf of respective organizations.
  • Shri Pradhan said that sports have been given a place of pride in NEP 2020 and the Football 4 Schools program espouses the spirit of NEP2020.
  • FIFA President, Mr. Gianni Infantino said that football is an immensely popular sport in India and the Football4Schools program will be a positive tool to inspire children and ensure their holistic development.

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship:

Union minister : Shri Dharmendra Pradhan(Madhya Pradesh)

3. Who picked up F1 season wins record with 14th victory?
A) Lewis Hamilton
B) Charles Leclerc
C) Max Verstappen
D) Jos Verstappen
E) Daniel Ricciardo
Answer: C) Max Verstappen

  • Verstappen set the F1 record for wins in a season at the Mexico City Grand Prix with his 14th victory of the season.
  • Red Bull has won nine consecutive races, tying the team record set in 2013.
  • It quickly became clear this would be the season that Max Verstappen set the record for most wins in a Formula One season.
  • It was never a question of if the Dutchman would win 14 races.

Mexico City Grand Prix:

Number of times held : 23
First held : 1962
Most wins (drivers) : Max Verstappen
Circuit length : 4.304 km (2.674 miles)
Race length : 305.354 km (189.738 miles)
Laps : 71

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs October 31

4. Hindustan Copper Limited paid how much worth dividend to government for FY’22?
A) Rs 71 crore
B) Rs 69 crore
C) Rs 75 crore
D) Rs 74 crore
E) Rs 78 crore
Answer: D) Rs 74 crore

  • Hindustan Copper Limited has paid a dividend of more than 74 crore rupees to the union government for the financial year 2021-22. This is equivalent to over 23 percent of equity share capital.
  • The Ministry of Mines said that total dividend pay-out to all shareholders is more than one hundred twelve crore rupees.
  • The dividend per share is the highest ever declared by the Company.
  • The Company is currently implementing its mine expansion plan to achieve over 12 million tonnes per annum ore production.

Ministry of Mines:

Union minister : Shri Pralhad Joshi (Dharwad,Karnataka)

5. Who organized a discussion on the Digital and Cashless Economy?
A) Iron and steel industry in India
B) Industries, commerce and investment department
C) The Confederation of Indian Industry
D) Container Corporation of India
E) Infrastructure Development Finance Company
Answer: C) The Confederation of Indian Industry

  • CII (The Confederation of Indian Industry) recently organized a conference on the Digital and Cashless Economy with the theme “Fintechs Driving Innovations at Scale – A Trillion Dollar Opportunity”.
  • The event saw participation by several notable dignitaries from the finance sector, including Nishant Jain, Chief Business Officer – BharatPe; Pankaj Singh, Partner – Yatra Angel Network, Praveen Khandelwal – National General Secretary, CAIT; Rajesh Wadhwa – Chief Business Officer, M2P Fintech; Prachi Dharani – Co-founder and CEO, Payglocal Technologies; and Professor Rajneesh Chauhan – FORE School of Management.

The Confederation of Indian Industry:

Formation : 1895
Headquarters : New Delhi, India
President : Sanjiv Bajaj
Director General : Chandrajit Banerjee

6. Neev Fund invested GBP 22 million in green hydrogen company ______?
A) Reliance Industries
B) Hygenco
C) Indian Oil Corporation
D) Bharat Biotech
E) Dabur
Answer: B) Hygenco

  • Haryana-based green hydrogen company Hygenco has received a GBP 22-million investment from the SBICAP Ventures managed Neev II Fund.
  • The company aims to deploy over USD 300 million in green hydrogen projects across India in the next three years and the investment will provide the necessary capital to Hygenco for commercialising the early pipeline.
  • Hygenco, which deploys scaled-up commercially attractive green hydrogen solutions, will build-own-operate multiple green hydrogen facilities across the country.

Acquisitions and Mergers – Daily Current Affairs October 31

7. Who picked up over 2 pc additional stake in Capri Global for Rs 257 cr?
A) Life Insurance Corporation of India
B) HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
C) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
D) Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
E) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
Answer: A) Life Insurance Corporation of India

  • Shareholding in Capri Global has increased from 1,24,00,000 to 1,59,51,171 equity shares, increasing its stake from 7.052 per cent to 9.072 per cent of the paid up capital of the company,
  • Capri Globals market capitalisation stands at Rs 13,014 crore.
  • The scrip of LIC closed at Rs 604 on BSE, up 1.86 per cent.
  • Capri Global settled 1.05 per cent higher at Rs 750.50.

Life Insurance Corporation of India:

Founded : 1 September 1956
Headquarters : Mumbai, India
Chairperson : M R Kumar

8. Tilaknagar Industries will acquire ________ stake in Incredible Spirits for Rs 1 cr?
A) 19.50 %
B) 18.50 %
C) 19.75 %
D) 17.50 %
E) 20.50 %
Answer: A) 19.50 %

  • Indian-made foreign liquor manufacturer Tilaknagar Industries Ltd on said it will acquire 19.50 per cent equity stake in Pune-based startup Incredible Spirits for Rs 1 crore.
  • The acquisition will offer the company an opportunity to participate in the fast-growing alcoholic ready-to-drink (RTD) market, Tilaknagar Industries Ltd (TIL).

Awards – Daily Current Affairs October 31

9. Who will be awarded Rajyotsava Award this year?
A) K Sivan
B) Dattanna
C) Avinash
D) Sihi Kahi Chandru
E) All the above
Answer: E) All the above

  • Former ISRO Chairman K Sivan, actors Dattanna, Avinash and Sihi Kahi Chandru are among 67 personalities who will be awarded Rajyotsava Award this year, the Karnataka government.
  • Following the tradition of awarding Rajyotsava Award every year to eminent persons who have rendered significant service in various fields, the government announcing the list of winners said, it has decided to honour the dignitaries as the state celebrates 67th Kannada Rajyotsava (state formation day) this year on November 1.

Karnataka Rajyotsava Prashasti:

Sponsored by : Government of Karnataka
Formerly called : Mysore State Award (1966–1972)
First awarded : 1966
Last awarded : 2022

Environment and Energy- Daily Current Affairs October 31

10. Which of the following become the 53rd tiger reserve of India?
A) Ranipur Tiger Reserve
B) Kanha Tiger Reserve
C) Pilibhit Tiger Reserve
D) Satpura Tiger Reserve
E) None of these
Answer: A) Ranipur Tiger Reserve

  • The Ranipur Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh has become the 53rd tiger reserve of India.
  • The Ranipur Tiger Reserve in the Chitrakoot district of UP is the fourth in the state after Dudhwa, Pilibhit and Amangarh.
  • Spread over 529.36 sq km (core area 230.32 sq km & buffer area 299.05 sq km), the new tiger reserve will strengthen our tiger conservation efforts’.

Uttar Pradesh:

Capital: Lucknow
CM: Yogi Adityanath (21st)
Governor: Anandiben Patel (28th)
Language: Hindi
National Park: Dudhwa National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: National Chambal Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary , Saman Bird Sanctuary , Samaspur Bird Sanctuary , Sandi Bird Sanctuary , Sarsai Nawar Jheel , Sur Sarovar , Upper Ganga River, Haiderpur Wetland, Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary
Tiger Reserve: Pilibhit Tiger Reserve
Power Station: Panki Thermal Power Statio
Dams: Adwa Dam
RRB: Aryavart Bank (BOI), Baroda UP Bank (BOB), Prathama UP Gramin Bank (PNB)
UNESCO Site: Agra Fort,Taj Mahal,Fatehpur Sikri

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs October 31

11. Who among the following will hold bilateral discussions with UAE to strengthen India’s energy cooperation?
A) Hardeep singh Puri
B) Rajnath singh
C) Amit shah
D) Ashwini Vaishnaw
E) None of these
Answer: A) Hardeep singh Puri

  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNPG) Hardeep Singh Puri will hold bilateral discussions with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2022 to strengthen energy cooperation within the overall framework of India-UAE strategic partnership.
  • The discussion is scheduled during Puri’s visit to the UAE to attend the Opening Ceremony of the ADIPEC-2022 on the invitation of Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, UAE, and Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology UAE & Managing Director and Group CEO Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), said a MoPNG official communique.

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas:

Union minister : Shri Hardeep Singh Puri(UttarPradesh)

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs October 31

12. Who among the following flaged off Run for Ekta in Hyderabad?
A) Hardeep singh Puri
B) G Kishan Reddy
C) Amit shah
D) Ashwini Vaishnaw
E) None of these
Answer: B) G Kishan Reddy

  • Hundreds of students and youth besides personnel of various Central Security Forces have joined the Run for Ekta in Hyderabad.
  • Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy flagged off the Run which concluded at the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel near the State Assembly.

Ministry of Tourism:

Union minister : Shri G. Kishan Reddy(Secunderabad,Telangana)

13. National Academy of Agricultural Sciences President________ emphasises on need to increase production of edible oil to meet domestic requirement in country?
A) Chandra Shekhar Ghosh
B) Ashok Kumar Sing
C) Mr. Kamal Kant Pant
D) Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra
E) None of these
Answer: D) Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra

  • National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) President Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra has emphasised the need for increasing the production of edible oil to meet the domestic requirement in the country.
  • Interacting with media persons in New Delhi on the importance of Genetically Modified, GM Mustard ,he highlighted the role of hybrid technology to increase the productivity of edible oil.
  • Dr. Mahapatra said, currently the country requires around 25 million tonnes of edible oil, while it is producing 10 million tonnes only and the government is taking several steps to reduce its dependency on the import of edible oil.

National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS):

Established : 1990
President : Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra
Location : Pusa, New Delhi

14. Who among the following laid foundation stone for various developmental projects worth around Rs 8000 crore in Gujarat?
A) Hardeep singh Puri
B) G Kishan Reddy
C) Amit shah
D) Narendra Modi
E) None of these
Answer: D) Narendra Modi

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a three-day visit to Gujarat, will lay the foundation stone for various water supply projects worth 8000 crore rupees at Tharad in Banaskantha.
  • The projects include Kasara to Dantiwada Narmada Canal Pipeline, costing over 1500 crore rupees which will benefit the local farmers of the region.


Capital: Gandhinagar
CM: Bhupendrabhai Patel
Governor: Acharya Dev Vrat
Language: Gujarati
National Park: Gir Forest National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary,Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Wadhvana Wetland, Khijadia Wildlife Sanctuary
Power Station: Kutch Lignite Thermal Power Station
Dams: Abhalwad Dam
RRB: Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank (BOB), Saurashtra Gramin Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: Champaner Pavagadh Archaelogical Park,Rani-ki-Vav,Historic City of Ahmadabad,Dholavira(Harappan City)

15. Which state will get Northeast’s first fish museum?
A) Rajasthan
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Himachal Pradesh
D) Hyderabad
E) None of these
Answer: B) Arunachal Pradesh

  • The museum would be a part of the Integrated Aqua Park (IAP), sanctioned by the Union Ministry of Fisheries.
  • The existing Tarin Fish Farm (TFF), located at high-altitude Bulla village, would be upgraded as the IAP where the museum would come up and I had gone to Hyderabad-based National Fisheries Development Board twice to seek guidance of experts on the project which was originally proposed for Rs 100 crore..
  • An amount of Rs 43.59 crore was sanctioned for the project in the current financial year as first instalment.

Arunachal Pradesh:

Capital: Itanagar
CM: Pema Khandu
Governor: BD Mishra
Language: English
National Park: Namdapha National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Kane Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site : Loktak Lake
Tiger Reserve: Kamlang Tiger Reserve
RRB: Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank (SBI)

16. Odisha CM flaged off Bhubaneswar-Jeypore flight,who is the chief minister of Odisha?
A) Shivraj Singh Chouhan
B) Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy
C) Naveen Patnaik
D) Hemant Soren
E) None of these
Answer: C) Naveen Patnaik

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off a direct flight service between state capital Bhubaneswar and Jeypore in Koraput district.
  • Patnaik flagged off the flight from the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar.
  • Ahmedabad-based IndiaOne Air will operate the nine-seater flight under the UDAN regional connectivity scheme.
  • It was upgraded to an airport under the UDAN scheme in 2017.The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA granted the licence for the Jeypore airport, allowing commercial flight operations, on October 20.


Capital: Bhubaneshwar
CM: Naveen Patnaik
Governor: Ganeshi Lal
Language: Odia
National Park: Bhitarkanika National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Bhitarkanika Magroves, Chilka Lake
Tiger Reserve: Satkosia Tiger Reserve
Power Station: Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited
Dams: Indravati (RIVER: Indravati)
RRB: Odisha Gramya Bank (IOB), Utkal Grameen Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: Sun Temple Konark

17. Yotta Infra will invest __________ in UP over next 5-7 yr in data centre biz?
A) Rs 40,000 cr
B) Rs 30,000 cr
C) Rs 36,000 cr
D) Rs 35,000 cr
E) Rs 39,000 cr
Answer: E) Rs 39,000 cr

  • The Hiranandani Group firm has committed investment under a memorandum of agreement signed with the UP government.
  • The investments will go towards constructing the data center campus, procuring IT equipment and other hardware by Yotta.
  • The committed investment includes investment made for Yotta D1.
  • The company will make an additional investment of Rs 5,000 crores in IT equipment in Yotta D1.
  • The committed investment is for six data centres. Each data centre will cost Rs 6,500 crore .

18. Govt announced Electronics Manufacturing Cluster in Ranjangaon, Maharashtra with how many crores?
A) Rs 400 crore
B) Rs 500 crore
C) Rs 300 crore
D) Rs 600 crore
E) Rs 200 crore
Answer: B) Rs 500 crore

  • State Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar announced that an Electronics Manufacturing Cluster will be developed in Ranjangaon, Maharashtra, at a cost of Rs 500 crore.
  • The Electronics Manufacturing Cluster EMC is targeted to attract an investment of over Rs 2,000 crore, with a potential to generate thousands of jobs in the coming years.
  • To make Maharashtra into an electronics hub, we have approved an Electronics Manufacturing Cluster project in Ranjangaon, Pune.
  • The Indian government will invest directly in semiconductor design startups, the Minister said.

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology:

Union minister : Shri Ashwini Vaishnav(Odisha)
State minister : Rajeev Chandrasekhar(Karnataka)

Over All Review

Important Days

  • Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day 2022.


  • Mumbai: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan sign MoU with FIFA and AIFF for ‘Football4Schools’ initiative.
  • Max Verstappen sets F1 season wins record with 14th victory.

Business And Economy

  • Hindustan Copper Limited pays over Rs 74 crore dividend to government for FY’22.
  • CII organizes a discussion on the Digital and Cashless Economy.
  • Neev Fund invests GBP 22 million in green hydrogen company Hygenco.

Acquisitions and Mergers

  • LIC picks up over 2 pc additional stake in Capri Global for Rs 257 cr.
  • Tilaknagar Industries to acquire 19.50 pc stake in Incredible Spirits for Rs 1 cr.


  • Ex-ISRO chief K Sivan among 67 Rajyotsava Award winners.

Environment and Energy

  • UP’s Ranipur gets 53rd tiger reserve of India: Bhupender Yadav.

International Affairs

  • Hardeep Puri to hold bilateral discussions with UAE to strengthen India’s energy cooperation.

National Affairs

  • Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy flags off Run for Ekta in Hyderabad.
  • National Academy of Agricultural Sciences President emphasises on need to increase production of edible oil to meet domestic requirement in country.
  • PM to lay foundation stone for various developmental projects worth around Rs 8000 crore in Gujarat.
  • Arunachal to get Northeast’s first fish museum.
  • Odisha CM flags off Bhubaneswar-Jeypore flight.
  • Yotta Infra to invest Rs 39,000 cr in UP over next 5-7 yr in data centre biz.
  • Govt announces Electronics Manufacturing Cluster in Ranjangaon, Maharashtra with Rs 500 cr outlay.


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