? National Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on October 21 to remember remembering the brave policemen who sacrificed their lives while discharging their duties. Rich tributes are paid to the martyrs on this day.
? The United Arab Emirates has become the first Arab nation to reach a visa-exemption agreement with Israel. The citizens of UAE will now be able to stay in Israel for up to 90 days on a single visit.
? Today is the International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) 2020. The day is marked every year on October 22 to increase awareness about the speech disorder that is said to affect 70 million people worldwide. It was decided in 1998 that October 22 will be designated as ISAD.
? The sixth edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF), 2020, will be held virtually from December 22-25, Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan has said.
? The Tamil Nadu State government has decided to implement the smart blackboard scheme in more than 80,000 Government schools to ensure a better teaching environment. The scheme aims to use audiovisual teaching material that can be integrated along with digital classrooms.
? The United Nations Day will be observed on October 24, 2020. The UN Day commemorates the day when UN Charter entered into force in 1945. The UN Charter paved the way for the United Nations.
Chhattisgarh state government will be setting up Oxygen Generation Plants in all medical colleges and 17 district hospitals of the state to ensure the availability and timely supply of medical oxygen to COVID hospitals.
? The Union Cabinet approved adaptation of the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act, 1989.