CURRENT AFFAIRS- OCTOBER 2018

 

 

  1. The teams which have been declared joint winners of Asian Champions Trophy men’s hockey at Muscat, Oman after rain washed out the final match?

India and Pakistan

 

  1. The Indian scientist who has been awarded the World Health Summit Startup award, 2018 for his invention, Manovue – the world’s first intelligent personal assisting system for the visually impaired.

Roopam Sharma

 

 

  1. The former President of Sri Lanka who has been appointed its Prime Minister by the President Maithripala Sirisena?

Mahinda Rajapaksha

 

  1. The former Chief Minister of Delhi, Governor of Rajasthan and Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Tourism who passed away on 27 Oct 2018

Madan Lal Khurana

 

  1. The Malayalam author who has been chosen to be awarded the first JCB Prize for Literature for his book Jasmine Days

Benyamin

 

  1. The Indian sportsperson who has won the 2018 World Billiards Championship defeating Peter Gilchrist of Singapore

Sourav Kothari

 

  1. The theme of Vigilance Awareness Week observed from 29 Oct to 03 Nov by the Central Vigilance Commission

Eradicate Corruption – Build a New India

 

  1. The world’s largest cargo drone capable of carrying a payload of 1.5 tonnes successfully tested by China is named

 Feihong-98

 

  1. The large scale military exercise being conducted by the NATO in Norway with participation from 29 countries is named

Exercise Trident Juncture

 

  1. The venue of Krishi Kumbh 2018 (International Conference and Exhibition) held from 26 to 28 Oct 2018

IISR, Lucknow