Today’s Current Affairs 7th November 2021

Current affairs have always played an important role as an integral part of all banking tests and one has to prepare well for this category to get good marks. Preparing current news will show your knowledge of nature and the employer will learn how to pay close attention and this is one of the key skills that will take you to the corporate level.

Yahoo Inc. suspends its operations in China

Yahoo Inc. announced that the company has stopped providing services to China since November 01, 2021, due to the growing business and legal situation in the country. With this Yahoo has ended its 22-year existence in the Chinese market.

This means that services such as Yahoo Weather, Yahoo Finance, and other Yahoo-owned websites such as AOL.com, TechCrunch, and Engadget will not be accessible within China. Earlier, the US technology forum LinkedIn also announced the closure of a Chinese-based social media platform on October 14.

“The Two-Horn Sage: Unusual Tales of Legends” by Sudha Murty

Chairman of the Infosys Foundation and acclaimed author, Sudha Murty has published her new book entitled “The Two-Horn Wise: Strange Tales From Tales”, the 5th and final book in the series “Unusual Tales from Mythology”. The series contains stories of kings and queens, gods and goddesses, scholars, and extraordinary wise men and women.

  • The bibliography of the series “Unusual Myths from Mythology”:
  • Snake Revenge: Unusual Myths From the Mahabharata
  • Upside-Down King: Unusual Myths About Rama and Krishna
  • The Man From the Egg: Strange Myths About the Trinity
  • A Daughter From a Desirable Tree: Unusual Tales of Women in Tales

The 2022 QS World University Rankings has been announced

QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) has released the 2022 QS World University Rankings. The standard was raised by the National University of Singapore (NUS) for the 4th year in a row. It is followed by China’s Peking University in second place and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and Hong Kong University in Hong Kong in third place.

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) (region 42) and IIT Delhi (region 45) are the only two Indian institutions among the Top-50. IIT Madras, which was ranked 50th last year, has lost four seats and is now ranked 54th. India has 118 Indian universities followed by China with 126 universities.

PhonePe introduces tokenization solution ‘SafeCard’

Digital Payment firm, PhonePe has introduced a token-making solution called ‘SafeCard’ for online debit and credit cards. Earlier in September 2021, the RBI created a device-based token based on Card-on-File Tokenization (CoFT) and Card-on-File (CoF) means that credit/debit card details are stored by merchants for use. easy to pay.

Here are some of the token solutions introduced in recent times:

  • PayU – ‘PayU Token Hub’
  • CCAvenue- ‘TokenPay’

Important take on all competing tests:

  • Phonepe Chief Executive Officer: Sameer Nigam
  • Phonepe headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka.

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