Current Affairs

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  • 1964 Coup in Saudi Arabia
  • 1938 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation established
  • 1917 Balfour Declaration




  • Delhi Police and ITBP awarded Union Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal for 2019.
  • Kanpur is the most polluted city in the world: Guinness World Records 2020
  • Cyclone Maha batters Lakshadweep and Kerala coast
  • Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is celebrated as National Unity Day on October 31
  • ISRO: Chandrayaan-2 orbiter detects Argon-40 on the lunar exosphere




  • BSE Sensex: 40,129.05 (+77),NSE Nifty: 11,877.45 (+33.35)
  • India loses case filed by the US at the WTO against domestic export incentive schemes; WTO says these schemes are inconsistent with the international trade norms
  • InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., which runs IndiGo, places an order for 300 A320neo family aircraft worth over $33 billion
  • India among four nations with the most conducive environment for financial inclusion: The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion report
  • MG Motor India opens its first digital studio — a showroom with no car on display — in Bengaluru




  • World Cities Day celebrated on October 31 with its theme as ‘Changing the world: innovations and a better life for future generations’
  • Twitter bans political advertisements to ‘curb misinformation’
  • Pakistan violated its obligations under the Vienna Convention in Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ President Judge Abduylqawi Yusuf
  • Federal Reserve cuts US’ benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 1.50%-1.75%
  • S. House of Representatives recognizes the killing of 1.5 mn Armenians by the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) in 1915-23 as ‘genocide’
  • WhatsApp sues Israeli cyber-surveillance firm NSO Group for using its messaging service for spying




  • Shiva Thapa (63kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) clinch gold medals at Olympic Boxing Test event in Tokyo
  • Switzerland’s Roger Federer wins men’s singles title at Swiss Indoor tennis at Basel
  • Austria’s Dominic Thiem wins men’s singles title at Vienna ATP tennis
  • Tiger Woods won Zozo Championship golf in Japan for his 82nd US PGA Tour victory, equalling the 54-year-old record held by Sam Snead