Daily GK Update 12th October 2020, Daily Current Affairs 2020

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Daily GK Update 12 Oct 2020, Daily Current Affairs 2020

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National (Current affairs)

♦Delhi Government passed the Tree Transplantation Policy

Delhi Government passed the Tree Transplantation Policy

  • The Delhi government passed a new tree transplantation policy on October 9, 2020. Under the policy, 80% of the trees that are uprooted for any construction or development project will be transplanted elsewhere.
  • State will make the conditional payment to the transplantation agency. The agency would only be paid if 80% of the transplanted trees survive.

♦PM Modi releases Rs 100 commemorative coin in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia

PM Modi releases Rs 100 commemorative coin in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi released commemorative coin of Rs. 100 denomination to celebrate the Birth Centenary of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia today through video conference.
  • He also paid tributes to Rajmata on her birth anniversary. The Prime Minister said he is fortunate to have got the opportunity to release a special commemorative coin of 100 rupees in honour of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Ji.

♦Har Ghar Jal: Goa Becomes First State To Provide Piped Tap Water Connection To All Rural Households

Har Ghar Jal: Goa Becomes First State To Provide Piped Tap Water Connection To All Rural Households

  • Goa has become the first in the nation to ensure cent per cent water connections in the rural areas covering a total of 2.3 lakh households.
  • The development was made public by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, which said that Goa has earned itself the distinction of becoming the first ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State with 100 per cent functional household tap connections (FHTCs). Of the total, 1.65 lakh households are located in North Goa and 98,000 households in South Goa, all spread across 191 gram panchayats.
  • This deadline was much in advance of the Jal Jeevan Mission’s aim to ensure piped water connectivity to all households of the nation by 2024.

Note: About Goa

  • Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  • Capital: Panaji
  • Chief minister: Pramod Sawant

Appointment

♦Chetan Anand named brand ambassador for Indian brand ‘Transform’

Chetan Anand named brand ambassador for Indian brand ‘Transform’

  • Commonwealth Games medallist in Badminton, Chetan Anand has been roped in as the brand ambassador for India’s first-ever homegrown professional badminton brand “Transform”.
  • Transform Badminton is India’s 1st professional badminton brand at par with the best racquets available in the market that are currently imported from abroad for playing in India.

Awards

♦Nobel Prize in Economics goes to Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson for improvements to auction theory

Nobel Prize in Economics goes to Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson for improvements to auction theory

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.” READ MORE …………………

Sports

♦French open 2020 Overview

French open 2020 Overview

The 2020 French Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France.  READ More………………..

Title

Winner

Runner up

Men’s Singles

RafaelNadal

NovakDjokovic

Women’s Singles

IgaŚwiątek

SofiaKenin

Men’s doubles

AndreasMies

KevinKrawietz

MatePavić

BrunoSoares

Women’s doubles

TímeaBabos

KristinaMladenovic

DesiraeKrawczyk

AlexaGuarachi

Mixed doubles

The mixed doubles event has been canceled

 

 

♦Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher’s F1 wins record with 91st win at Eifel GP

Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher's F1 wins record with 91st win at Eifel GP

  • Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton has matched the career win record of Michael Schumacher with his 91st F1 victory at the Eifel GP.
  • Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull) and Daniel RICCIARDO (Renault) 2nd and 3rd position respectively.

List of Winner 2020 F1 Race

  • Steiermark Grand prix– Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Britain)
  • Austrian Grand Prix– Valtteri Battas (Mercedes-finland)
  • Hungarian Grand Prix- Lewis Hamilton
  • British Grand Prix -Lewis Hamilton
  • F1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix- Max Emilian Verstappen (Red Bull-Netherland)
  • Spanish Grand Prix– Lewis Hamilton
  • Belgian Grand Prix- Lewis Hamilton
  • Italian Grand Prix- Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri-Honda- France)
  • Tuscan Grand Prix- Lewis Hamilton
  • Russian Grand Prix- Valtteri Battas

Important Day

♦10th October: World Day Against the Death Penalty

10th October: World Day Against the Death Penalty

  • World Day Against the Death Penalty (10 October) is a day to advocate for the abolition of the death penalty and to raise awareness of the conditions and the circumstances which affect prisoners with death sentences.
  • The day was first organised by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2003. It has since taken place annually on 10 October.

♦World Arthritis Day: 12 October

World Arthritis Day: 12 October

  • World Arthritis Day is observed globally on 12th October every year.
  • The day is celebrated to raise awareness about arthritis, an inflammatory condition which causes pain and stiffness in joints which can worsen with age.

Obituary

♦Kannada music composer Rajan passes away

Kannada music composer Rajan passes away

  • Music composer Rajan of the famous Rajan-Nagendra duo, passed away at his residence in Bengaluru on 11th October night. He was 85.
  • Hailing from Mysuru, brothers Rajan and Nagendra debuted as music directors in 1952 with the Kannada film Soubhagya Lakshmi, and went on to have a very successful career for nearly four decades. They composed music for over 375 films, over 200 in Kannada and the rest in Telugu, Tamil, Tulu and Sinhala.

Former India football captain Carton Chapman passes away

Former India football captain Carton Chapman passes away

  • Former India football captain Carlton Chapman, who had formed a deadly trio in club football with Bhaichung Bhutia and IM Vijayan in the 1990s, died on 12th October following a heart attack in Bengaluru. He was 49.
  • Carlton Chapman featured alongside other greats like I M Vijayan, Jo Paul and Raman Vijayan at FC Kochi in 1997-98 season, and won the 1997 South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup.

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