8th September 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-09-09

? Doctors and healthcare workers are highly reliable on N95 masks in their fight against Coronavirus. Taking this high reliability into account, an IIT Delhi incubated startup Chakr Innovation recently launched an Ozone-based decontamination device. The device can decontaminate N95 masks for reuse for up to 10 times. The decontamination device is named as Chakr DeCoV. The device was launched recently through a video-conference by Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey. The minister praised the device and also congratulated the IIT Delhi incubated startup Chakr Innovation.

? US President Donald Trump announced Wilmington in southern US state North Carolina as the first World War II Heritage City at a ceremony held to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

? The Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) has sent female doctors to forward operating locations in Ladakh for the first-ever time. The ITBP female doctors have given all kinds of charge from sending troops from Leh to taking care of them at the forward locations.

? PUBG Corporation has decided to end the PUBG MOBILE franchise with Tencent Games in India in the view of the latest developments. The PUBG Corporation has decided to take on all publishing responsibilities within the country moving forward.

? International Literacy Day was observed across the globe on September 8, 2020. The day is celebrated every year on September 8 to remind everyone of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies. The focus of the day this year on “Literacy, teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond”.

? The first International Day of Clean Air for blue skies will be observed on September 7, 2020. The first celebration will set a precedent for an important and exciting new international day for clean air to be celebrated annually. The observance of this Day is open to the UN member states, UN organisations, international as well as regional organisations and the civil society.

? The third annual Indo-pacific Business Forum is scheduled to be held in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on October 28 and 29, 2020.

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