Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (01st to 07th November 2018)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 1st week of November 2018. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming IBPS PO, Clerk 2018 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Current Affairs: Important Days

1) World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world on every – 1 November

2) The World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed every year across the world on – 5 November

Current Affairs: National

1) India invited which country to participate in the defence sector under the “Make in India” scheme – Italy.

2) Partner Country for 25th DST-CII Technology Summit 2019 is – Netherland

3) The Executive Committee (EC) of the National Mission for Clean Ganga on October 29, 2018 approved 12 projects worth Rs 929 crore under – The Namami Gange programme.

4) The Program and Budget Committee meeting of UNWTO is presides by – K J Alphons.

5) Malayalam film which will be the opening film at the 49th International Film Festival of India is – Olu.

Current Affairs: International

1) Recently which country joins International Solar Alliance – Japan

2) Japan to lend Rs 1,817 cr for hydel power project in – West Bengal

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Japan Capital Tokyo
Currency Yen
PM Shinzo Abe

3) ‘Little India Gate’ is inaugurated in – Indonesia’s Medan city

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Indonesia Capital Jakarta
Currency Rupiah
President Joko Widodo

4) The country which will build the country’s first permanent airport in the South Pole is – China.

5) CFOSAT is the first satellite jointly built by – China and France.

6) New high-orbit satellite to boost its BeiDou global satellite navigation system by – China.

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CFOSAT – ‘China-France Oceanography Satellite’
China Capital Beijing
Currency Renminbi, Yuan
President Xi Jinping

7) Vietnam will host the F1 race in – 2020

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Vietnam Capital Hanoi
Currency Dong
President Tran Dại Quang

8) Russia has quietly invited a group of senior Afghan politicians to talk with the Taliban in – Moscow

Current Affairs: State

1) IIT-Madras have designed and booted up India’s first indigenously developed – Microprocessor

2) South Korean first lady who will be the Chief Guest at the Deepotsav event being organised by the Uttar Pradesh government – Kim Jung-sook

3) UP government join hands with which country to develop food value chain – Japan

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Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
CM Yogi Adithiyanath
Governor Ram Naik

 4) The 19th meeting of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held in – New Delhi

5) NDMC launches QR-enabled fridge magnets for – Digital payment of bills

6) India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge “Signature Bridge” has recently inaugurated in – New Delhi

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Delhi Capital New Delhi
CM Arvind Kejriwal
Governor Anil Bijal

7) Dr Jitendra Singh laid the foundation stone of new Science Centre, the “Technology Facility Centre” (TFC) in – Jorhat, Assam

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Assam Capital Dishpur
CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Governor Jagdish Mukhi

8) Entrepreneurship scheme Samruddhi launched in – Karnataka

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Karnataka Capital Bangalore
CM Kumarasamy
Governor Vajubai Rudubai Wala

9) Soura Jalanidhi scheme that aims to increase use of solar energy for helping farmers in irrigating land of – Orissa.

10) State Government that has launched Aerospace and Defence Manufacturing Policy 2018 is – Odisha.

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

11) The second edition of the India International Cherry Blossom Festival is held in – Shillong.

12) Andhra Pradesh is building a world-class and India’s first ‘Justice City’ within – Its new capital Amaravati.

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Andhra Pradesh Capital Hyderabad, Amaravathi
CM Chandrababu Naidu
Governor ESL Narashiman

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

1) Kirloskar Capital has received a licence from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to start a – Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC)

2) Chola MS General Insurance Ltd renewed their corporate agency arrangement

Current Affairs: Business

1) IDFC Infrastructure Finance (IDFC-IFL) is acquired by – National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).

2) L&T gets a contract of USD 200 bn solar power project in – Saudi Arabia.

Current Affairs: Appointments

SI.No Person Designation
1 Malala Yousafzai Harvard award for activism
2 Narendra Modi Afghanistan’s Amir Abdulla Khan Award
3 Aishwarya Sharma Brand ambassador of Mahindra Singh Foundation Inc
4 SS Deswal Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police
5 P S Rajeshwar 12th Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC)
6 Atul Kumar Goel Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (UCO) of UCO Bank

Current Affairs: Resignation

Sl.No Person Designation
1 Anupam Kher Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) chairman
2 G.N.Bajpai Stepped down from the board of IL and FS

Current Affairs: Awards And Honours

Sl.No Award Person
1 Kerala government’s highest literary award ‘Ezhuthachan Puraskaram’ M Mukundan

 

2 Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has award for “good practices” under the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) Assam Police

Current Affairs: MOU

1) India, South Korea sign MoU for strengthening cooperation in the field of – Tourism and sports cooperation

Current Affairs: Summit And Conference

Summit And Conference Place Additional Info
First India-US Dialogue on Intellectual Property New Delhi It will be convened annually, alternating between New Delhi and Washington, DC.
4th NITI Aayog- DRC Dialogue Mumbai
Indian Air Force is organising a two day seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Aviation Engineering and Logistics’ (AVIAMAT-2018) Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi
1st ‘Annual Senior Care Conclave – Igniting Industry for India’s Ageing Sector’ New Delhi
National Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business Development in Ayurveda New Delhi
Fifth World Buddhist Forum Putian, China
First WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health Geneva

Current Affairs: Schemes And Program

1) IIT Kharagpur has recently organised a science and technology competition – ‘Young Innovators Programme YIP 2018’.

2) First India-US Dialogue on Intellectual Property held in New Delhi

3) PM Modi launches support, outreach programme for – MSME

Current Affairs: Ranking

Sl.No Index Ranking Topped By
1 Ease of doing business ranking 77 New Zealand
2 Global Passport Index 65 Singapore

3) New Delhi tops in terms of safety and ranked the best among the big cities

Current Affairs: Defence

1) The Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel and will be retired after a 9.5 year mission that is designed by – NASA.

2) The brand ambassador of the upcoming 10th edition of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women World Championship is – Mary Kom

3) Indian Coast Guard (ICG) launches new Offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ICGS Varaha at L&T Kattupalli shipyard near – Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

4) Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot that has been taught by researchers to identify galaxies in deep space is – ClaRAN

5) Air Marshal MSG Menon VSM has taken charge as Director General (Wks & Cer) of – Indian Air Force (IAF)

6) NASA’s “supersonic parachute” that will have a major role in landing its – Mars 2020 rover

Current Affairs: Sports

1) Elina Svitolina won WTA Finals which was held in – Singapore.

2) The overall champions of 1st edition of North East Olympic Games 2018 held in – Manipur.

3) Former India captain who was officially inducted into International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Hall of Fame – Rahul Dravid.

4) Dharma Guardian-2018: First India-Japan military exercise begins in – Vairengte, Mizoram.

Decommissioned carrier which has to become a floating museum is – INS Virat.

5) 23rd edition of the World Corporate Games 2019 is hosted by – Qatar

6) Bangladesh won the 5th SAFF U-15 Championship 2018 title in – Nepal

7) Kerala Tourism Department launched a Virtual Tour Guide site for the region in north Kerala its name is – ‘SMiLE’.

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Name Field
V. Rathinam The veteran freedom fighter and member of Indian Nation al Army (INA)

 

 

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