Current Affairs - October, 2020

30 October 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Here are top News Headlines of 30th October 2020 India SC gives Centre time till Dec 31 to grant permanent commission to women SSC officers in Indian Navy Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel passes away at 92 CM Arvind Kejriwal launches ‘Green Delhi’ app to redress pollution complaints Economy & corporate CCEA approves Rs. ..

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ISRO to launch Earth Observation Satellite EOS-1 and 9 Customer Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation is to launch Earth observation satellite, RISAT-2BR2 and nine other customer satellites by November 7, 2020. Highlights Around 10 missions of ISRO were disturbed due to covid-19. About the Earth Observation Satellite The Earth observation satellite has been code named EOS-01. It aims to support applications in Forestry, agriculture and ..

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Indian Army launches Secure Messaging Application

On October 29, 2020, the Indian Army launched a messaging mobile application called the SAI. The application will provide secure voice, video and text calling services to the soldiers of Indian Army. The SAI model is much similar to other commercial applications such as Telegram, WhatsApp, SAMVAD. It uses end-to-end encryption messaging protocol. Highlights The ..

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Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and Cambodia

On October 29, 2020, the union cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Cambodia on cooperation in the field of medicine and health. Key Highlights The MoU will increase the cooperation between the countries through joint initiatives and technological developments in health sector. Also, it will strengthen bilateral ties between the countries. ..

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Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project approved by Union Cabinet

On October 29, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Phase II and Phase III Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP). These two phases are to be implemented with financial assistance from the World Bank and AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank). Key Highlights The overall cost of the project is Rs 10,211 ..

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