7TH OCTOBER 2020
Scientists from the USA and Germany awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their commendable work on black holes. Gujarat launched Digital Seva Programme under the Bharat Net Project. The government of Kuwait headed by Prime Minister Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah was dissolved ahead of the November elections. Arvind Kejriwal launches ‘Yudh Pradushan ke Virudh’ campaign to fight pollution in Delhi. Ravi Santhanam becomes the only CMI of an Indian company to be featured in Forbes’ List of ‘The World’s Most Influential CMOs’. Puducherry Airport becomes Airport Authority of India’s first solar-powered airport. 7th October was observed as World Habitat Day with the theme ‘Housing for All – A better urban future’ The National Mission for Clean Ganga launched Dolphin based ecotourism programme at six sites in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal. Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to reach 9000 T20 runs. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs enters into an MoU with Swiggy to help out thousands of street vendors connect with a larger number of consumers, under the PM SVANidhi Scheme. This has been done to help the street vendors reestablish their business which was affected due to this pandemic.