29th September 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-09-30

? World Tourism Day is celebrated every year by the United Nations World Tourism Organization since 1980 on 27 September.

? Serum Institute of India (SII) has announced that it will produce up to an additional 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for India and low and middle-income countries in 2021. Now, a total of 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered to India by 2021 by the collaboration of the Serum Institute of India, GAVI Vaccine Alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

? Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 29, 2020, inaugurated six mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange Programme.

? President Ram Nath Kovind gave assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020, which was recently passed by the parliament.

? The World Bank has approved a USD 200 million loan for Bangladesh to improve access to safe water and sanitation services in the rural areas of the nation.

? US President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court to fill up the vacancy following the death of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

? World Heart Day was observed across the globe on September 29, 2020. The day aims to focus on drawing people’s attention to heart ailments and a whole range of associated health issues.

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