1ST OCTOBER 2020
International Day of Older Persons is observed on 1st October. This year's theme is 'Leave No One Behind'. Punjab based startup Segyra MAX Global has announced the launch of 'Keep - U - Safe', the world's first plant-based technology to contain surface transmission of viruses. Vienna's inclusive housing policy wins the 'Smart City' Award by UNESCO and Netexplo in the 'innovative, intelligent, networked, and expressly sustainable' category. Kiren Rijiju launches the new logo of Sports Authority of India at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Delhi. Uttar Pradesh becomes the first state in India to conduct 1 crore COVID-19 tests. The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown (the Berlin Patient) passes away due to cancer. Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah becomes the new Emir of Kuwait. India commits to restoring 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030. South Eastern Railway launched 'Operation My Saheli' to boost the security of women passengers on the train during their journey. Bellbottom becomes the first movie in the world to start and finish the shoot in the Covid 19 pandemic. India successfully test-fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile which has a hitting target of more than 400 KM range.