1. Nobel Prize 2020 in Economic Sciences awarded to Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson.
  2. Hurricane Delta made landfall in the USA state of Louisiana, which is still recovering from the damage caused by a previous hurricane (Laura) in August 2020.
  3. RBI to move Next Generation Treasury Application (NGTA) to manage Forex and Gold Reserves.
  4. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a commemorative coin of 100 rupees in honour of Vijaya Raje Scindia on October 12, 2020.
  5. As per the Oxfam 2020 CRI report, India just spent 4% of its budget on the health in the ongoing pandemic situation.
  6. Eight sea beaches in India including the Golden Beach in Odisha, have been given the Blue Flag Certification.
  7. 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”.
  8. Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have published their Animal discoveries 2019 that have listed 364 new species of animals.
  9. A total of 322 projects in a length of 12,413 km have been awarded and 2921 km has been constructed under Bharatmala Pariyojana till August 2020.
  10. Lieutenant Governor of Delhi has decided to exempt the tax which was levied upon all the battery-operated vehicles with an immediate effect.
  11. Rafael Nadal wins his 13th French Open 2020 men’s singles title
  12. World Arthritis Day is observed globally on 12th October every year.
  13. The World Bank has recently released its biennial South Asia Economic Focus report. The fall 2020 edition is titled “Beaten or Broken? Informality and Covid-19”.
  14. A study in Delhi suggested higher cytotoxicity in human lung cells because of fractions of Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5 when compared to larger particulate matters.
  15. The Union Health Ministry have announced that India will roll out its FELUDA Paper Strip test for Corona Virus in few weeks.