11 October current affairs - on this day in history, economy, international, national, sports

CURRENT AFFAIRS

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

  • 1984 Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan First American Woman to walk in Space
  • 2000 100th Mission of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program
  • 1899 Second Boer War Begins

 

ECONOMY

 

  • Kaveri Seeds to adopt GMS technology for hybrid cotton seeds
  • Indian buyers slash Malaysian palm oil purchases fearing duty hike: Traders
  • India’s wholesale inflation eased to 0.33% in September, its lowest in more than three years led by lower inflation in fuel and manufactured goods.

 

DEFENSE

 

  • Ever since the abrogation of article 370 on August 5, there has been significant improvement in all the violence parameters in Kashmir," Lt Gen Singh told reporters here.
  • Amid drone sightings, security forces cleared to shoot down UAV on the international border
  • India calls for cooperation between FATF, UN to combat terror financing

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

  • Prehistoric humans ate bone marrow like canned soup 400,000 years ago
  • Almost 400 all-time high temperatures were set in the northern hemisphere over the summer, according to an analysis of temperature records.
  • Central heating boilers 'put climate change goals at risk'

 

WORLD

  • Trump says acting Homeland Security Secretary McAleenan is stepping down
  • One man dies as wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire forces 100,000 to flee

 

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

 

  • The first UN agency to accept Palestine as its full member in October 2011 is UNESCO.
  • National Dairy Research Institute is located in Karnal.
  • The office of the UN General Institute Assembly is in New York.
 
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