Current Affairs Dated 04.10.2020
1. Ansari Died of Cardiac Arrest
Who was Haji Hussain Ansari?
Haji Hussain Ansari was the Jharkhand Minority Welfare Minister.
Ansari passed away at the age of 72 at Medanta Hospital in Ranchi on Saturday. He was hospitalized after testing Positive for coronavirus in September and has tested Negative on Friday.
Jharkhand CM, Hemant Soren said Ansari's death saying "He was a mass leader with a simple nature and conviction"
2. 10- day skill training period for classes 6-8 under NEP: Education Minister
Students studying in grades 6 to 8 will have 'bagless' classes for a period of 10days as per suggestions of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. During this period, students would have to intern with local vocational experts such as carpenters, gardeners, potters, artists etc, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said on Thursday.
Similar internships are likely to start for classes 6-12 too.
3. Indian Startups can Protest against Google: IndiaMART CEO
Who is the CEO of IndiaMART?
Dinesh Agarwal is the CEO of IndiaMART.
Dinesh said that Indian entrepreneurs are considering forming a startup association aimed cheifly at lodging protests with the Indian Government and courts against Google.
Why are they planning to Protest?
Indian Startups have been criticising Google's decision to charge a 30% fee on in-app purchase on Google Play Store. "Google will lolse this battle. It's just a matter of time." Agarwal said.
4. World Continues to live in shadow of nuclear catastrophe: UN chief
Who is the UN Secretary- General?
Antonio Guterres is the UN Secretary General.
He said that the world continues to live in the shadow of nuclear catastrophe, "Growing distrust and tension between the States that possess nuclear weapons have increased nuclear risks," he added. Guterres further said the elimination of Nuclear Weapons is vital to survival of life on the planet and showed his concern about the rising Friction between major powers.