🔘 Scientists William G Kaelin, Jr, Peter J Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza jointly won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries of “how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability”.
🔘 J K Maheshwari has been appointed as chief justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court.
🔘 World Trade Organisation hosted the first World Cotton Day on October 7, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. Smriti Irani, the Union Textiles Minister is representing India at the World Cotton Day celebrations.
🔘 UCO Bank has launched three new digital products called UCash, Digilocker and an app in Kolkata, West Bengal.
🔘 Ramesh Pandey, the Indian Forest Service officer, was selected for the UNEP’s Asia Environmental Enforcement Award 2019. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will be bestowing the award on Pandey on November 13, 2019.
🔘 National Basketball Association (NBA) brought to India the first-ever Floating Basketball Court in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
🔘 The Supreme Court directed the Maharashtra state government to assure that no more trees will be cut in Aarey colony. The apex court delivered the ruling after hearing petitions against Mumbai Metro’s move of felling trees in the colony to build a metro car shed.
🔘 Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will launch the “YSR Vahana Mitra scheme” in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh.
🔘 Lingappa Narayana Swamy has been appointed as chief justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.
🔘 Vijay Patil has been elected the president of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).
🔘 Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the Pragati Rath of the HDFC bank.
🔘 World Teachers’ Day or International Teachers’ Days is celebrated on October 5.
🔘 Ravi ShankerJha has been appointed as chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court.