Current Affairs - October, 2020

First Meeting of G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group held

On October 22, 2020, the first ministerial meeting of G-20 anti-corruption working group was held. Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to host the meeting. Highlights The Anti-Corruption Working Group of G-20 was established in June 2010 at the Toronto Summit, G20. The main objective of the group is to make suggestions on boosting international ..

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INS Prabal sinks target with high accurate precision

On October 23, 2020, the Indian Navy released a video showing anti-missile ship INS Prabal launching a missile. The video clearly showed the high accuracy of the missile. The missile sunk a targeted ship. The ship was decommissioned long back. INS Prabal It is a Chamak-class missile boat of Indian Navy. It served in Indo-Pakistan ..

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23 October 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Here are top News Headlines of 23rd October 2020 India 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 ..

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Indian Navy operationalises first Batch of Women Pilots

On October 22, 2020, the Indian Navy operationalised the first batch of women pilots on Dornier Aircraft at Kochi. This was done by the Southern Naval Command of Indian Navy. Highlights The three women pilots are Lieutenant Divya Sharma, Lieutenant Shivangi and Lieutenant Shubhangi Swaroop. They underwent training partly with the Indian Air Force and ..

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Injeti Srinivas Committee submits report

On October 22, 2020, the Injeti Srinivas Committee submitted its second interim report to the chairperson of International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA). It was an IFSCA Expert Committee that was constituted to study about the international retail business development in IFSC. Background The committee as constituted to make recommendations on promoting international retail business ..

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