Current Affairs 18 October 2020

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Appointments

Jayarajan Potti appointed as head priest of Sabarimala Temple.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The Sabarimala Temple is a temple complex located at Sabarimala inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the Perinad Village, Pathanamthitta district, Kerala, India.
  • It is one of the largest annual pilgrimage sites in the world with an estimate of over 40 to 50 million devotees visiting every year.

Awards

Sudha Murty conferred with the University of Mysore’s honorary doctorate on the occasion of its centenary convocation. Centenary convocation to be held on October 19.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Sudha Murthy: Chairperson of Infosys Foundation 

Important Days

World Menopause Day is observed every year on the 18th of October.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the menopause and the support options available for improving health and wellbeing.
  • The theme for World Menopause Day 2020 is Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI).

MoU and Agreements

CRPF inks MoU with IIT-Delhi, DRDO to prepare tech experts from among forces.

Important Points to Remember:

  • CRPF: Central Reserve Police Force
  • CRPF DG: AP Maheshwari
  • CRPF Headquarters: New Delhi
  • CRPF Founded: 1939

Ranking

India Ranks 94 Out Of 107 On Global Hunger Index.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a tool for comprehensively measuring and tracking hunger at global, regional, and national levels.
  • The GHI is calculated annually, and its results appear in a report issued in October each year.
  • The Global Hunger Index report published jointly by Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe.

Sports

Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul announced retirement from all forms of cricket.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Umar Gul took 163 wickets at an average of 34.06.
  • He claimed 179 wickets from 130 ODIs.
  • He claimed 85 wickets from 60 T20Is.

State

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath launched ‘Mission Shakti’.

Important Points to Remember:

  • There will be a separate room now for women complainants in 1535 police stations across the state.
  • UP Governor: Anandi Ben Patel
  • UP Capital: Lucknow

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