4th October 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-10-05

? The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2nd October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.

? West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched the Pathashree Abhijan, a road repair scheme, where more than 7,000 stretches of roads comprising 12,000 kilometers across the state will be repaired.

? The Indian Space of Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch its Venus Mission in 2025 along with participation from French Space Agency CNES (The National Centre for Space Studies).

? India’s Reliance Industries Ltd. informed on September 30, 2020, that a private equity firm General Atlantic is all set to invest Rs. 36.75 billion in Reliance Retail Ventures, for a 0.84% stake in its retail arm.

? Australian wicket-keeper Alyssa Healy broke MS Dhoni’s record of dismissals as a wicket-keeper in T20 International cricket on September 27, 2020. Alyssa Healy now has to her name a total of 92 dismissals in T20 International cricket, while MS Dhoni has 91 dismissals in the same format of the game.

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