Current Affairs This Week (25-10-2020)

  • New organ in throat discovered

    Scientists in the Netherlands have discovered a potential new organ in the human throat that they stumbled upon while carrying out research on prostate cancer. According to a study published the presence of the glands after examining at least 100 patients.
  • India launched its first-ever khadi Fabric Footwear

    These footwear are made of Khadi fabric like Silk, Cotton and Wool. Nitin Gadkari also launched the online sale of khadi footwear through KVIC’s e-portal
  • October 21: Police Commemoration Day

    The Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21 every year to pay respects to the 10 policemen who were killed by Chinese troops in an ambush at Hot Springs area near Ladakh on October 21, 1959.
  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Successfully Touches Asteroid

    NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm Tuesday, and in a first for the agency, briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023.
  • 1st ever SCO Startup Forum to be launched on Oct 27.
    The first-ever SCO Startup Forum will be launched on 27th October 2020 ahead of the SCO trade ministers meeting on 28th October. The forum will lay the foundation for multilateral cooperation and engagement among the SCO Member States to develop and hone their startup ecosystems, collectively.
  • Assam to get country’s first multi-modal logistics park

    Assam will get the country’s first multi-modal logistics park with facilities such as warehouse, railway siding, cold storage, workshops, eating joints and water treatment plant.The ₹693.97 crore park will provide direct connectivity through air, road, rail and waterways to the people
  • India successfully test fired SANT Missile.

    The Missile is being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and will have both Lock-on After Launch and Lock-on Before Launch capability, the sources informed.
  • Quote of the week
    Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace – Dalai Lama is a title given by the Tibetan people to the foremost spiritual leader of the Gelug or “Yellow Hat” school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the classical schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

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