6th October 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-10-07

? Held annually on 5 October since 1994World Teachers‘ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.

? The Bihar Assembly Election Results will be announced on November 10, 2020 after the completion of counting of votes. The elections will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November 7.

? Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus, which is a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide.

? Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Government of India inaugurated Phoolbagan Metro station of East-West Metro.

? The State Bank of India (SBI) has appointed Charanjit Singh Attra as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from 01 October 2020.

? Software industry major Dassault Systemes has established a research centre in collaboration with Shiv Nadar University in Uttar Pradesh’s Greater Noida.

? Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will come face-to-face for the very first time since the India-China border standoff in Eastern Ladakh at the virtual BRICS Summit on November 17, 2020.

? Indian Olympic quota winner Yashaswini Singh Deswal won the 10m air pistol event in the 5th edition of the International Online Shooting Championship (IOSC).

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