Daily Current Affairs 08 Oct 2020

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INOX Oxygen Plant inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated on October 8, 2020 a new cryogenic oxygen plant that has been commissioned by INOX Air Products (INOX AP). This is  the biggest plant in the state and will help to supply oxygens in hospitals.

Finance companies can not be set up with foreign direct investment (FDI) from Mauritius

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said to the industry body for venture capital and private equity funds that finance companies can not be set up with foreign direct investment (FDI) from Mauritius. It has also banned FDI from such similar jurisdictions that do not comply with the benchmarks of the Financial Action Task Force.

India’s first advanced manufacturing hub (AMHUB) to be set up in Tamil Nadu

The Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) which is first of its kind in the country will be jointly set up by World Economic Forum and Guidance in Tamil Nadu.

Air Force Day: IAF celebrated its 88th Anniversary

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is celebrating its 88th anniversary on October 8, 2020. The IAF was established on October 8, 1932.

India- Japan : Cabinet approves Memorandum of cooperation on cyber-security

The Government of India has approved a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) in the field of cyber-security between India and Japan.

Rajeshwar Rao- New Deputy Governor of RBI

The Government of India (GoI) has appointed M. Rajeshwar Rao as the new Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on October 7, 2020.  The post of deputy governor was vacant since March 2020 after the former Deputy Governor N R Vishwanathan resigned due to health issues.

PM Modi launched the “Jan Andolan campaign” for COVID-19 Appropriate Behaviour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a campaign called Jan Andolan for COVID-19 Appropriate Behaviour on October 8, 2020. The campaign was launched through a tweet by him using a hashtag #Unite2FightCorona.

Russia test fired the Hypersonic Cruise Missile – TSIRKON

Russia has test-fired the Hypersonic Cruise missile called TSIRKON (Zircon) successfully in the white Sea on October 7, 2020. The test fire was conducted on the occasion of the birthday of the former Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Smriti Irani launched first ever Brand & Logo for Indian Cotton

Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani launched the first ever Brand and Logo for Indian Cotton on Second World Cotton Day on October 7, 2020.

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