8 October 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Published: October 8, 2020

Here are top News Headlines of 8th October 2020

India
  • Occupying public places indefinitely not acceptable: SC on New Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh protests
  • UGC declares 24 universities as fake; maximum from UP (8) followed by Delhi (7)
  • Union Cabinet approves signing of cybersecurity agreement with Japan
Economy & corporate
  • India has become the global leader in real-time financial transactions with 41 million transactions per day: FIS
  • Finance companies cannot be set up with FDI from Mauritius: RBI
  • Kotak Mutual Fund MD Nilesh Shah re-elected AMFI (Association of Mutual Funds in India) Chairman
  • Govt grants pricing, marketing leeway to gas producers, allows e-bidding process for price discovery from new production areas
  • Union Cabinet approves ratification of Stockholm Convention, bans 7 hazardous chemicals
World
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A. Doudna for developing genome-editing method
  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi participate in India-Japan Strategic Dialogue in Tokyo
  • World Bank releases its biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report; 150 mn likely to be in extreme poverty because Covid-19 by 2021
  • Greece: Court rules that Golden Dawn party, country’s 3rd largest, operating as a criminal organization
  • Pakistan: Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to purchase, preserve actor Dilip Kumar’s home in Peshawar
  • Russia tests new hypersonic anti-ship cruise missile ‘Tsirkon’
  • Negative perceptions of China rise sharply in advanced democracies: Pew Research Center Survey

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