Current Affairs 2018 October

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The Current Affairs 2018 for Competitive Exams is useful for all the examination like bank jobs, railway jobs, central govt jobs, UPSC and other state related vacancies.  The Current Affairs 2018 October includes Latest Updates in Banking & Insurance, Important Days, Famous Birthdays and Festival dates, National & International News, New Appointments, and Sports & games. Aspirants can also collect the October current affairs in pdf here.

General knowledge October 2018 Pdf

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October current affairs 2018

We have mentioned the current issues in all the areas like Business & Economy, Persons in News, BILLs & ACTs, Awards & Honours, Science & Technology, National, Banking, Defence, Sports, Art & Culture, Books, International and Environment and Important Days or Dates. Collect all these national wise October current affairs which happened in the month of October. Frequently, we will give the next month news that mean November in the next article. We have provided the GK October question answer 2018 format also.

Awards & Honours
  • Nobel Prize winner 2018 in literature – Bob Dylan
  • Chaplin Award 2018 – Robert De Niro
  • Sustainable Leadership Award 2018 – Pawan Chamling (Chief Minister of Sikkim)
  • IAFP Young Scientist Scholarship Award 2018 – Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad
  • Matrubhumi Literary Award 2018 – C. Radhakrishnan
  • ET Panache Trendsetter Award 2018 – Sonam Kapoor(Bollywood actress)
  • Nobel Peace Prize 2018 – Juan Manuel Santos
  • Indian Ambassador to the UNCD (United Nations Conference on Disarmament) – Amandeep Singh Gill
  • APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Award 2018 – Roshan Sori (13 years old boy from Chhattisgarh)
  • Ekalavya Award – Srabani Nanda (Indian Ace Sprinter)
  • International Prize in Statistics award 2018 – David Cox (Britain)
  • Who has been conferred with ‘Excellence in Technical Innovation Award 2018’ by ISA (International Society of Automation)? ……Roxy Arora.
  • Who won Man Booker Prize 2018? Paul Beatty (Novel: ‘The Sellout’) .He is the first American Author who won Man Booker Prize.

Important Days in October 2018

  • 1st October 2018- International day of older persons
  • 2nd October-International Day of Non-Violence
  • 3rd October -World Habitat Day
  • 5th October-World Teachers’ Day
  • 8th October-Indian Air force Day
  • 9th October -World post day
  • 10th October-World Mental Health Day
  • 11th October-International Day of the Girl Child
  • 13th October-The World Sight Day, International Day for Disaster Reduction Day
  • 14th October-World Standards Day
  • 15th October-World Student Day, International Day of Rural Women
  • 16th October -World Food Day
  • 17th October-International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • 28th October-National Ayurvedic Day
  • 24th October- United Nations Day
  • 31st October -National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas), World Cities Day


  • Chief Executive of World Bank – Kristalina Georgieva
  • Indian Ambassador to Austria – Renu Paul
  • New Chairman of CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) – Sushil Chandra
  • New Prime Minister of Morocco – Abdelilah Benkirane
  • Which Indian sports person has been selected as the member of International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission? Saina Nehwal
  • Newly appointed UN Secretary– General: Antonio Guterres
  • Which state government has appointed the international sports person as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)? Haryana
  • Indian Ambassador to UAE – Navdeep Singh Suri
  • President and CEO of Ericson – Borje Ekholm
  • GSMA (Global System Mobile Association) Chairman – Sunil Bharathi Mittal
  • CEO International Hockey Federation – Jason McCracke
  • Director General of Foreign Trade – Ajay Kumar Bhalla
  • New Chairman and CEO of Jammu and Kashmir Bank – Parvez Ahmed
International News

In this section we have given the Current Affairs 2018 October month main events all over the World. You people can also suggests the more general knowledge or General Awareness Questions & Answers in the comments below.

  • India recently signed an agreement with which country for developing a network of Agro irradiation centres? – Russia.
  • India and Pakistan Border named ‘Radcliffe Line’ will be completely sealed by the year? 2018.
  • With which country, India inked pact on DTAA (Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement)?
    South Korea. (Capital: Seoul, Currency: South Korean Won).
  • Which country has joined China’s ‘One Belt One Road’ Programme by China? Bangladesh
  • Who is the president of UNESCO in 2018? Irina Bakova.
  • Which international agency has been partnered with India to implement UJALA Scheme globally as part of energy savings? IEA (International Energy Agency).
  • Recently which country was accused with the statement of UNESCO on the old city of Jerusalem in October 2018? Israel.
  • Which country is the 2nd largest producer of silk in the world?
  • According to the World Economic Forum Report, Which is the safest country in the world? Finland
  • Name the new political party that was initiated by Irom Sharmila? PRJA (Peoples Resurgence and Justice Allaince)
  • Which has International Airport rated as the best airport in South and 3rd best airport in India? Bangalore
National News
  • Open Defecation Free states in INDIA – Sikkim & Himachal Pradesh.
  • World’s first ever ‘Bionic Olympics ‘held in….Switzerland.
  • Which state government has launched ‘Lalima Abhiyan’ to prevent and create awareness on Anaemia? Madhya Pradesh.
  • Name the potent greenhouse gas that India has decided to stop and avoid production of that gas by 2030 to reduce pollution? HCF-23.
  • Name the comic character that has been considered as UN girls Empowerment Ambassador 2018? – Wonder Women.
  • Which state government has been launched the Samajwadi Smart Phone Scheme? Uttar Pradesh.
  • Which state government considering the year 2017 as “Garib Kalyan Varsh”?

Economy & Banking Affairs

  • Which is the first Indian bank is doing complete banking transaction using black chain technology? ICICI Bank.
  • Which is the first PSU bank that has opened a branch in Yangon, Myanmar recently? SBI
  • Which PSU bank has announced the PV Sindhu and K Srikanth as its brand ambassadors’?
    Bank of Baroda.
  • Recently World Bank funded 1 million dollars to fight against child malnutrition and 2 billion dollars to tackle climate change to which country?
  • RBI introduced with the new denomination of currency notes – Rs. 2000/- .
  • Recently the Union govt. approved the agreement between which two banks to strengthen trade and economic ties? EXIM Bank and NDB (New Development Bank)
Persons & Places in News

In this section we are giving the Famous personalities and Places listed in Oct month. You can also download the Entire sections of Current Affairs 2018 October in pdf. These will help you on all government competitive examinations, bank exams and other entrance exams and school level competitive examinations.

  • Which Indian state celebrates the festival ‘Batukamma’ and got placed Guinness book of records? Telangana.
  • Who is the chief guest of ‘Republic Day’ in 2017? Was he invited in advance by Indian Govt.?
  • Prince of Abu Dhabi – Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  • China’s Ambassador to India – LuoZhaohui.
  • India Stood at which position in ‘Ease of doing Business Report’ by World Bank in 2017? 130th.
  • India got which rank in Global hunger Index 2018 by International Food Policy Research Institute? 97th Rank.
Science and Technology
  • Name the mobile phone that has been banned on Flights by the US Department of Transport after getting reports that have caused to catch fire in Flights? Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • Name the micro-satellite that has been launched by Chinese ‘Tiangong-2’? Banxing-2
Books and Authors
  • Jihad in My Saffron Garden – Roxy Arora
  • The Ministry of Utmost Happiness – Ms. Arundhati Roy
  • Name the book for which Ms. Arundhati Roy was conferred with Man Booker Prize in 1997?
    “God of Small Things”.
  • Old Path White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha –Thich Nhat Hanh.
Sports & Games

Current Affairs 2018 October pdf include national and international sports & games held in this month including winners, runners and prize money.

  • FIFA U-17 Football Women’s World Cup 2018 – North Korea
    Note: The official Muscat for 2018 FIFA World cup that will be held in Russia is ‘Zabivaka’  (means ‘ the one who scores’)
  • Shanghai Masters Winners List 2018 (Tennis):
    Men’s singles – Andy Murray (UK)
    Doubles: John Isner, Jack Sock (US)
    Women’s singles – Agnieszka Radwanska
  • Shanghai Masters Snookers Championship 2018 – Ding Jinhua (China)
  • World Boxing Committee Welterweight Title 2018 – Neeraj Goyat
  • World Railway Shooting Championship cup 2018 – Indian Railways
  • Which city is hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2018? – Kochi
  • Who won Japanese Formula One Grand Prix Title 2018? – Nico Rosberg (Germany)
  • Russian Open Tennis Grand Prix Title 2018 – Ruthvika Shivani
  • Name the Indian chess player who has been defeated world’s No.1 Chess Champion ‘Hou Yifan’? Harika Dronavalli.
  • Which Indian shooter has got the silver medal and named as ‘champions of champions’ by ISSF (International Shooting Federation) in Italy? Jitu Roy (Ace shooter)
  • United States Grand Prix 2018– Lewis Hamilton (England)
  • Malaysian Grand Prix tile 2018 in Racing – Daniel Ricciardo

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