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October 2018 Current Affairs

  • India’s largest container port to host edible oil refinery

    India’s largest container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is planning to host an edible oil refinery to maximise revenue and ensure captive cargo.

    Nov 8, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 5 November 2018

    The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Saura Jalnidhi Scheme, ‘Dharma Guardian-2018’ military exercise and India’s first indigenous microprocessor among others.

    Nov 5, 2018
  • RBI initiates process to set up digital Public Credit Registry

    The Reserve Bank of India has initiated the process to set up a digital Public Credit Registry to capture details of all borrowers, including wilful defaulters and also the pending legal suits in order to check financial delinquencies.

    Nov 5, 2018
  • 30 Most Important Current Affairs of October 2018 brings to you October 2018 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as the Statue of Unity, Rafale deal, Ayodhya Verdict, #MeToo movement, 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and Nobel Prize 2018 among others.

    Nov 4, 2018
  • India's NextGen Shatabdi 'Train 18' rolled out by ICF

    Train 18 is regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express. Shatabdi was introduced in 1988 and is presently running on over 20 routes connecting metros with other important cities.

    Nov 1, 2018
  • Delhi Metro Pink Line: Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake - Shiv Vihar section opens for public

    With the opening of this 17.86 km long section, Delhi Metro joined the league of top metro networks around the world which have an operational length of over 300 km like those in London, Beijing, Shanghai and New York. Delhi Metro Network has now become 314 kilometres long with 229 metro stations.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 October 2018

    The Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake to Shiv Vihar section of the Delhi Metro Pink Line was flagged off by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on October 31, 2018.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 31 October 2018

    31 October 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, Statue of Unity and fake news among others.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 31 October 2018

    India’s largest bank will reduce the daily cash withdrawal limit for Classic and Maestro debit cards to Rs 20,000 per day, from Rs 40,000 earlier from today, October 31.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Anupam Kher resigns as Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India

    Anupam Kher took office as the Chairman of the prestigious organisation in October 2017. Prior to Kher, Gajendra Chauhan was the Chairman of FTII. Chauhan left office in March 2017.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue 'Statue of Unity'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the bronze statue of India’s first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Kevadia in Gujarat's Narmada district. At 182 metres, the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel will be the tallest statue in the world, surpassing the height of Spring Temple Buddha in China, which had held the record at 153 metres.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Rashtriya Ekta Diwas 2018 observed to commemorate 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel

    On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated world's tallest ‘Statue of Unity’ to the nation at Kevadiya in Narmada district of Gujarat. The Prime Minister also unveiled the ‘Wall of Unity’, a wall created with the earth samples collected from various states across the country.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Seychelles launches world’s first sovereign Blue Bond

    The Blue Bond is a part of an initiative that combines public and private investment to mobilise resources for empowering local communities and businesses. Proceeds from the bond will be utilised for the expansion of marine protected areas, improved governance of priority fisheries and the development of the Seychelles’ blue economy.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Over 100,000 missing people in the world, says Red Cross

    The International Committee of the Red Cross has stated that over 100,000 people around the world are missing, which has created a global “crisis.” According to the International organisation's protection adviser, Agner Coutou, this is the highest number of missing people they have ever had.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • SC permits sale, manufacture of green crackers with stringent conditions

    The SC bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and A K Sikri has fixed the 8 pm to 10 pm time period for bursting of firecrackers on Diwali and other festivals. The time limit for New Year and Christmas will be from 11:45 pm to 12:15 am.

    Oct 30, 2018