Current Affairs

Current Affairs - October 2019-CURRENT AFFAIRS

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  • 2007 First successful human-powered attempt to circumnavigate the world
  • 1981 Assassination of Anwar Sadat
  • 1908 Bosnian crisis




  • India will expand the cotton assistance program to 5 more African nations in the 2nd phase.
  • India could potentially be one of the big winners from the US-China trade war, India can win big from inevitable $350-550bn exports moving out of China




  • Modi-Xi summit could make way for the launch of the LAC clarification process. There is a divergence between India and China over the 4,056-km long LAC.
  • Due to increasing instances of militant activities in Punjab, the Centre is setting up a regional hub of the National Security Guards.
  • India and Bangladesh today signed seven agreements, where Bangladesh sign MoU for setting up a coastal surveillance system radar in Bangladesh




  • The breeding season of seabirds in the Arctic regions takes place earlier as a result of the temperature rise caused by climate change
  • Pressure turn heat into electricity and could potentially be used to create clean generators.




  • Indonesia launches agency to manage environment funds
  • Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman tried to give $1 million to Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez’s election campaign after being promised protection for his cocaine shipments, a witness at Hernandez’s criminal trial in New York said.




  • YES bank has slipped down and attains 10th spot as most valued bank
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Khelo India Mobile App in Delhi