13 October 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Here are top News Headlines of 13th October 2020

  • Rajnath Singh dedicates 44 bridges built by BRO (Border Road Organisation) in 7 states, UTs
  • Tamil Nadu: Former actress Kushboo Sundar leaves Congress, joins BJP
  • Microsoft partners with AICTE to train students and educators in new-age technologies such as AI, IoT & cloud computing
  • Kerala introduces high-tech digital classrooms in all public schools: CM Pinarayi Vijayan
  • Bihar: State minister Vinod Kumar Singh dies at 55
  • Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF), India’s National Maritime Foundation (NMF) join hands to foster cooperation in Indo-Pacific region
Economy & corporate
  • Centre announces one-time Rs 10,000 interest-free festival advance for its employees
  • Retail inflation based on consumer price index (CPI) spikes to 7.34% in September from 6.69% in August
  • Industrial production for the month of August declines by 8%
  • Exim Bank extends $400 mn soft loan to Maldives for connectivity project
  • Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visits Kuwait; meets new Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
  • Americans Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson win 2020 Nobel prize in economics ‘for improving the theory of how auctions work’
  • FATF’s Asia Pacific Group keeps Pakistan on ‘enhanced follow-up list’ for slow progress against terror financing
  • Former India football captain Carlton Chapman passes away at 4


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