Thursday, October 21, 2021

DAILY GK: 21 OCT 2021

 DAILY GK: 21 OCT 2021

1.     10TH GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY INDEX 2021

      The 10th edition of the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2021 of 113 countries was released in which India ranked at 71st position.

      It is topped by Ireland and is followed by Austria and the United Kingdom-UK.

      In the region of Asia Pacific, Japan scored 1st rank .India ranked 14th under Asia Pacific Region.

 

2.     WJP RULE OF LAW INDEX 2021

      India has ranked 79 out of 139 countries and jurisdictions in the World Justice Project’s (WJP) Rule of Law Index 2021 report.

      Denmark Tops the ranking followed by Norway at 2nd place.

      The WJP Rule of Law Index 2021 ranks the countries based on scores ranging from 0 to 1, with 1 indicating the strongest adherence to the rule of law.

      It measures how the rule of law is experienced and perceived worldwide. Pakistan has ranked lowest at 130.

 

3.     A. BALASUBRAMANIAN ELECTED AS THE CHAIRMAN OF AMFI

      Balasubramanian, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management, was elected as the Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI).

      AMFI is the association of all the Asset Management Companies of SEBI-registered mutual funds in India.

      Chief Executive Officer-  N. S. Venkatesh.

      Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra.

 

4.     WORLD OSTEOPOROSIS DAY 2021 – OCTOBER 20

      World Osteoporosis Day(WOD) is annually observed across the globe on October 20th to create awareness about osteoporosis, a disease that makes bones weak and fragile.

      The theme of the 2021 WOD campaign is “Take Actions for Bone Health”.

 

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