6 October 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Published: October 6, 2020

Here are top News Headlines of 6th October 2020

INDIA

  • Govt removes requirement of Minimum Qualifying Service for Defence personnel for Enhanced Family Pension
  • DRDO successfully flight tests Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • PM inaugurates summit on Artificial Intelligence ‘RAISE 2020’ (Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020) being organised by MEITY and NITI Aayog
  • IBM to set up Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence with the GeM (Government e-Marketplace)
  • C-DAC to commission India’s fastest HPC-AI Supercomputer ‘PARAM Siddhi – AI’ with NVIDIA
  • MoHUA enters into MoU with Swiggy to take street food vendors online under PM SVANIDHI (Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi) scheme
  • China’s Lenovo launches Motorola Razr 5G foldable phone in India priced at Rs 1,24,999

WORLD

  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly awarded to Harvey J Alter, Michael Houghton, Charles M Rice for discovery of Hepatitis C virus
  • Franco-Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies from Covid-19 at 81
  • World Habitat Day celebrated on October 5; theme: ‘Housing For All: A Better Urban Future’
  • World Teachers’ Day celebrated on October 5; theme: ‘Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future’

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