Current Affairs for 2 October 2020

Current Affairs for 2 October 2020

Top 7 important Current Affairs for 2 October 2020

ISRO will launch its Venus mission on 2025

  • ISRO has announced to launch its Venus mission in 2025.

  • The Venus Infrared Atmospheric Gases Linker (VIRAL) co-developed with the Russian federal space agency Roscosmos and LOTMOS atmosphere, environments and  space observations laboratory attached to the French national Scientific research centre CNRS  has been selected by the ISRO.

Adani Green Energy completed an acquisition

  • An acquisition of 205 megawatts operating solar energy assets from Essel Green Energy and Essel infraprojects has been completed by Adani Green Energy.

  • These assets are located in Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

1 October is observed as International day of Older Persons

  • Every year, 1 October is observed as International day of Older Persons.

  • In December 14, 1990, the United Nations General Assembly accepted 1 October to be celebrated every year as International day of Older Persons.

  • Its theme for 2020 is 'Pandemics: Do They Change How We Address Age and Ageing ?'

Indian Bank launched Green-Tech Initiative

  • Indian Bank launched another green initiative, 'IB-eNote' that will make possible a totally  paperless working environment.

  • The IB-eNote is a tool that enables processing and tracking of notes digitally.

Nagpur Municipal Corporation started Mobile Covid Test centres

  • In Maharashtra, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation started the Mobile Covid Test centres to stop the spread of coronavirus.

  • 12 Buses in the civic  bus transport has been converted into Swab Collection centres with doctors, staff and necessary kits.

  • These buses will move through every zone for aggressive testing.

Gujarat government to cut 25% in school fees

  • The Gujarat Government announced a 25% cut in school fees for the current academic year.

  • This 25% cut will be on tuition fees and will be effective on all boards including CBSE.

  • This decision will be a great relief for the parents during Covid-19 pandemic.

NITI Ayog signed a SoI with Netherlands

  • NITI Ayog and Netherlands  signed a Statement of Intent (SoI).

  • This is done to support the decarbonization and energy transition agenda for accommodating cleaner and more energy.

  • NITI Ayog and Dutch Embassy seek a strategic partnership that could enable a Comprehensive Collaboration among stakeholders and influencers.

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