23 October 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Here are top News Headlines of 23rd October 2020

  • Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) stealth corvette ‘INS Kavaratti’ commissioned into the Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam
  • DRDO conducts final user trial of ATGM (Anti-Tank Guided Missile) Nag; will be manufactured by Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL)
  • AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurates Regional Raw Drug Repository at AIIA (All India Institute of Ayurveda), New Delhi
  • restores all existing visas except in electronic, tourist and medical categories
  • R&AW chief Samant Kumar Goel meets Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli in Kathmandu
Economy & corporate
  • AMFI asks mutual fund distributors to not identify themselves as advisors unless designated by SEBI
  • RBI fixes minimum Net Owned Fund (NOF) size for HFCs (housing finance companies) at Rs 25 crore
  • New series of CPI (Consumer Price Index) for industrial workers released with 2016 as base year
  • RBI conducts first OMO (open market operation) in state development loans (SDLs)
  • Seeker of a life insurance policy duty bound to disclose all material facts: SC
  • US designates six more China based media outlets as foreign missions
  • First Ministerial Meeting of G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group held; India represented by Union Minister Jitendra Singh
  • Dhaka-Siliguri passenger train planned to start in March 2021: Bangladesh Railway Minister
  • Lebanon: Former PM Saad al-Hariri named new prime minister by President Michel Aoun
  • EU awards 2020 Sakharov Prize to Belarus opposition and its leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya




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