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22 October Current Affairs

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INDIA

 

  • In addition to clinical trials of repurposed drugs and vaccines, CSIR has been involved in clinical trials of diagnostics and devices.
  • “As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, UNICEF has begun laying the groundwork for the rapid, safe and efficient delivery of the eventual vaccine by purchasing and pre-positioning syringes and other necessary equipment,” the UN agency said on Monday.

 

BUSINESS:

 

  • Reliance Jio and Qualcomm Technologies Inc have expanded their efforts to develop 5G solutions in India and have achieved a speed of 1 Gbps during trials. The companies announced on Tuesday that the partnership aims to fast track the development and roll out indegenious 5G network infrastructure and services in India.

 

ECONOMY

  • "Tata Communications has appointed Kabir Ahmed Shakir as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Kabir will join on October 21, 2020 and will be responsible for the strategic financial management of the company, including investor relations," the company said in a statement
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