Today Current Affairs Quiz 20th October 2021: Daily Current Affairs Question Answer for UPSC IAS, SSC, PCS, Banking exams and other government jobs

Publish Date: 20 Oct, 2021 |
 

Daily Current Affairs 20th October 2021:

This article will walk you through the Current Affairs facts as of 20th October 2021. Presented here is your daily dose of Current Events and GK.

1. Who has become the first woman to get the residence certificate of the Union Territory of Ladakh?

Fatima Bano, a resident of Choskore village in the Union Territory of Ladakh, has become the first woman from Kargil to get the 'Ladakh Resident' certificate. Local officials said that the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Kargil, Tsering Motup, issued the first resident certificate at the Tehsildar's office. As per the Ladakh Resident Certificate Order 2021, any person who has a Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) issued by the Competent Authority at Leh and Kargil or belongs to the category of persons eligible to issue PRC by the Competent Authority, shall be deemed to be a 'Resident'. shall be entitled to receive the 'Certificate'.

2. Who has recently assumed the charge of Chief of Staff of Western Command?

Lt Gen Devendra Sharma recently took over as the Chief of Staff of the Western Command Headquarters. Lt Gen Devendra Sharma is an alumnus of the National Defense Academy and the Indian Military Academy. Earlier, Devendra Sharma has commanded the Armored Regiment, Armored Brigade, an Infantry Division in the Western Sector. Apart from this, he has served as a member of the Indian Military Training Team in Bhutan and as Chief Military Officer in the Mission of the West Africa United Nations.

3. Which country's first Test captain Bandula Varnapura passed away at the age of 68?

Sri Lanka's first Test captain Bandula Varnapura passed away on 18 October. He was 68 years old. A solid technique opener, Varnapura was also capable of bowling medium pace. Varnapura represented the country in four Tests and 12 One Day Internationals from 1975 to 1982. He later played the role of coach of the national team and administrator of Sri Lankan cricket.

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