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Current Affairs 5 Oct 2020

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Current Affairs 5 october 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

Topic Index
1. Important Days
2. National News
3. International News
4. Sports
5. Economy & Finance
6. Defence

Important Days


1. World Teachers’ Day
  • World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on 5 October every year in the whole world to commemorate the anniversary of the adoption of the ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers in 1966.
  • No doubt this Recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers, education, recruitment, employment, etc.

National News


2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an international webinar on textile traditions organized by ICCR
  • Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) & UP Institute of Design organized the webinar on the theme “Weaving Relations: Textile Traditions.” in the context of Gandhiji’s 150th Birth Anniversary.
  • PM said that textile sector is key to self-reliant India.
  • ICCR was founded in 1950 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

International News


3. First ever India-Russia Webinar on Use of Natural Gas as a Motor Fuel organized
  • 1st ever India-Russia webinar on the use of natural gas as motor fuel was organized under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas & Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation.
  • It has organised to assist in collective efforts to use natural gas as a fuel.
  • GAIL is largest state-owned natural gas processing company.
  • GAIL = Gas Authority of India Ltd.


4. Embassy of India in Kathmandu today marked the 56th anniversary of the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation Day
  • Embassy of India in Nepal marked the 56th Anniversary of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Day-2020 through a Webinar on “Sharing Knowledge & Experiences on COVID-19 Management”.
  • Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) is India’s flagship capacity building assistance initiative
  • Nepal Capital: Kathmandu



5. Visnu Shivaraj Pandian wins gold in 10 meter air rifle event of International Online Shooting Championship
  • Visnu Shivaraj Pandian won the 10m air rifle event at the 5th edition of the International Online Shooting Championship.
  • 2nd place was won by world no. 27 Etienne Germond of France.
  • While Olympic quota winner Martin Strempfl of Austria took the 3rd place.
  • International Shooting Sport Federation HQ : Brussels, Belgium

Economy & Finance


6. ICICI Bank Introduces Cardless Cash Withdrawal Using iMobile App
  • ICICI Bank announced that it has launched for its customers the facility with which they can now use the iMobile app to withdraw cash in a simple and safe mode.
  • The service in now available across 15,000 ICICI Bank ATMs across the country.
  • National Financial Switch is the largest network of shared ATMs.


7. Gross NPAs as a percentage of gross loans outstanding of RRBs marginally declined to 10.4 per cent as on March 2020
  • Gross NPAs as a percentage of gross loans outstanding of RRBs marginally declined to 10.4 per cent as on March 2020 from 10.8 per cent as on March 31, 2019, as per paper published by the NABARD, based on the data on ENSURE portal
  • 45 RRBs functioning in 685 districts of 26 states & 3 UTs.



8. India Bangladesh Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) in Bay of Bengal
  • 3rd edition of India Bangladesh Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) follows the bilateral naval exercise Bongosagar between India & Bangladesh which was held in Northern Bay of Bengal.
  • Exercise upholds vision of SAGAR (Security And Growth for All in the Region).
  • Admiral Karambir Singh is the current Chief of Naval Staff.
  • Currency: Nepalese rupee


9. India successfully test-fires new version of nuclear-capable Shaurya Missile
  • India has successfully test-fired a new version of nuclear-capable Shaurya missile off the coast of Odisha.
  • It can strike targets at around 800 kms.
  • India also successfully testfired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile
  • Shaurya missile moves at hypersonic speeds


10. NASA lifts off SS Kalpana Chawla cargo spacecraft
  • A commercial cargo spacecraft bound for the International Space Station (ISS) has been launched carrying the name of deceased NASA astronaut Kalpana “K.C.” Chawla.
  • Kalpana Chawla is the first Indian-born woman to enter space, for her key contributions to human space.
  • She died with her 6 members aboard space shuttle Columbia (2003).

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 5 October 2020.



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Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to launch Bharatiya Bhasha Utsav and Technology & Bharatiya Bhasha Summit in New Delhi. Union Minister G. Kishan Reddy launches 5G training labs and 5G applications in all North Eastern States. Ministry of Tourism to host PATA Travel Mart 2023 in New Delhi from 4th October. DR L. Murugan leads Indian Delegation at TIFF 2023.

Current Affairs 23 December 2022

Parliament passes Maritime Anti Piracy Bill 2022 with Rajya Sabha's approval. MoHUA kickstarts ground survey of Pey Jal Survekshan from 15th December 2022. India GDP grew by 9.7% in H1FY23, says Finance Ministry. Delhi leads India with the highest crypto adoption: CoinSwitch. IGX launches gas index, plans trading in pipeline capacity.

Current Affairs 22 December 2022

Indian Navy launches INS Arnala; first ship of ASW SWC Project. Indian Navy gets fifth Scorpene Class submarine INS Vagir. Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs wins Platinum Icon in Digital India Awards 2022. Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs launches programme to create Impact Leaders in areas of ESG. Jaipur Pink Panthers beat Puneri Paltan in final match to win PKL 9 title.

Current Affairs 21 December 2022

England’s Rehan Ahmed becomes youngest to claim five-fer on test debut in men's cricket. Paytm and HDFC ERGO launch insurance policy to protect mobile transactions. RBI imposes Rs 2.66 crore penalty on Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait BSC. France's forward Karim Benzema announces retirement from international football. Account aggregator network: 94 FIUs, 26 FIPs onboarded on RBI’s financial data-sharing system.

Current Affairs 7 December 2022

Hyderabad gets India's first real-time Gold ATM. CCI approves Bharat Biotech International-Eastman Exports deal. Adani Green becomes world’s largest wind-solar hybrid power developer with 450 MW Rajasthan plant. SBI’s personal loans portfolio crosses ₹5 lakh cr mark. Extensive exploration programme to find minerals stepped up in Rajasthan.

Current Affairs 30 November 2022

India - Malaysia joint military Exercise “Harimau Shakti -2022” commenced at Pulai, Kluang, Malaysia. Ministry of Power launches scheme for to procure aggregate power of 4500 MW to help states facing power shortage. Chennai-Based Space Start-Up Agnikul Cosmos sets up India’s first private space vehicle launch pad at Sriharikota. Bank credit growth accelerates to 17.2% in July-September quarter: RBI data. RBI asks Paytm to reapply for payment aggregator licence.

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