1. The WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus appreciated India’s COVID-9 contact tracing app named ‘Aarogya Setu’.
  2. India along with six other countries will back a UK-led campaign against end-to-end encryption of messages by social media giants such as Facebook.
  3. Pakistan has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) .
  4. The President of India, Ramnath kovind, gave assent to the Gujarat Distributed Area act (Amendment) Bill 2019.
  5. Prime Minister will release a commemorative coin of Rs 7 denomination on the occasion of 75th Anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on October 16, 2020.
  6. The Agnibaaz Division which is a formation of Southern Command of the Indian Army organised a joint exercise for both Indian Army and Maharashtra Police at Lullanagar Pune.
  7. The Union Minister for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik and Minister of State for Defence launched the Regional Raw Drug Repository (RRDR) for ASU&H Medicine on September 13, 2020 at Chennai.
  8. Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, and CGI India has signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) on October 13, 2020 in order to boost the innovation across the schools.
  9. The Ministry of Food Processing Industries have decided to extend the subsidy by 50% on the transportation of fruits and vegetables by the Kisan Rail Trains.
  10. IIFL Wealth Hurun India 40 & Under Self-Made Rich List 2020 has been released which enlists the cumulative wealth of India’s wealthiest self-made entrepreneurs under 40.
  11. “Tech For Tribals” initiative was e-launched by TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs in association with Chhattisgarh MFP Federation and IIT Kanpur on September 13, 2020.
  12. The 5th meeting of India Mexico bilateral high-level group on trade, investment and cooperation was held virtually on October 13, 2020.
  13. The Goa Government has tied up with India Post to get 11,000 farmers enrolled in the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sanman Nidhi scheme.
  14. The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat to win the National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship 2020.
  15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released the autobiography of former Union Minister Dr Balasaheb Vikhe Patil through video conferencing.