General Knowledge & Current Affairs

October 2022 - 10th to 16th

  • EC freezes Shiv Sena’s ‘bow & arrow’ symbol; asks Eknath Shinde & Uddhav Thackeray camps to choose new symbol
  •  PM declares Modhera in Gujarat as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village
  •  S. Jaishankar inaugurates new Indian High Commission Chancery in Wellington, NZ
  •  IFS (Indian Foreign Service) Day celebrated on October 9
  • PM lays the foundation stone and dedicates to nation multiple projects worth over Rs 8000 crore in Amod, Bharuch, Gujarat
  •  PM lays the foundation stone and dedicates to the nation multiple projects worth over Rs 1450 crore in Jamnagar, Gujarat
  •  PM inaugurates Phase 1 of Modi Shaikshanik Sankul in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  •  Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States (Tele-MANAS) initiative launched by government at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru
  •  Sustainable Mountain Development Summit-XI being held at Leh, Ladakh UT on Oct 10-12; theme: ‘Harnessing tourism for sustainable mountain development’
  •  External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar holds 13th Foreign Ministers’ Framework Dialogue with his Australian counterpart Penny Wong in Canberra
  •  Naga writer Temsula Ao dies at 80 in Dimapur; won Sahitya Akademi award & Padma Shri
  •  Samajwadi Party founder, former UP CM and ex-Defence Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav dies at 82
  • SHIV SENA
    – Election Commission allots ‘flaming torch’ (mashaal) election symbol to Uddhav Thackeray faction of Shiv Sena
    – EC asks Shinde faction to submit a fresh list of three symbols by October 11
    – ‘ShivSena – Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray’ allotted party name for the Thackeray faction
    – ‘Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena’ (Balasaheb’s Shiv Sena) allotted party name for the Eknath Shinde group
  • Chief Justice of India (CJI) UU Lalit recommends DY Chandrachud as his successor
  •  UN World Geospatial Information Congress being held in Hyderabad from October 10 to 14; theme: ‘Geo-Enabling the Global Village: No one should be left behind’
  •  PM opens healthcare facilities of Rs. 1275 crore in Civil Hospital Asarwa, Ahmedabad
  •  Eknath Shinde faction of Shiv Sena named as ‘Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena’; allotted ‘two swords and a shield’ poll symbol by EC
  •  Bihar: Home Minister Amit Shah unveils 15ft high statue of Jayaprakash Narayan in Sitab Diara
  •  Karnataka govt orders Ola, Uber, Rapido to stop auto services from Oct 12 on overcharging allegations
  •  3-member commission headed by ex-CJI K.G. Balakrishnan set up by centre to examine whether SC (Scheduled Caste) status can be accorded to Dalits who converted to religions other than Sikhism or Buddhism
  •  2022 Ramanujan Prize in Mathematics won by Yunqing Tang of University of California (US); given by Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) in Tamil Nadu
  •  PM inaugurates Shri Mahakal Lok complex at Mahakaleshwar Temple at Ujjain (MP)
  •  Mysuru-Bengaluru Tipu Express renamed as Wodeyar Express
  •  International Day of the Girl Child observed on October 11
  • No citizens to be prosecuted under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act 2000, which was struck down as unconstitutional in 2015: SC
  •  Rajnath Singh to launch website enabling citizens to contribute for Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund
  •  MiG 29K fighter jet of Indian Navy crashes in Goa after developing technical snag, pilot ejects safely
  •  President Droupadi Murmu inaugurates Tripura State Judicial Academy in Agartala
  •  Indian students to get visas to resume education in China

  • World Post Day celebrated on October 9; theme: ‘Post for Planet’
  • US economists Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond & Philip H Dybvig win Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for research on banks & financial crises
  •  Russian missiles rock multiple Ukrainian cities, including capital Kyiv
  •  Malaysia: PM Ismail Yaakob dissolves Parliament, calls for early elections
  •  World Mental Health Day observed on Oct 10, theme: ‘Making Mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority’
  • IMF lowers growth outlook for 2023 global economy to 2.7% amid Ukraine war
  •  Norway tops Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index; India ranked 126th among 161 countries
  •  Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko announces formation of a joint unit of Belarusian forces with Russian army
  •  WHO purchasing over 6 million mosquito nets from India for supply to Pakistan
  •  UNGA votes to reject Russia’s call to hold secret ballot on Ukraine; India votes against Russia
  •  Hurricane Julia hits Nicaragua with torrential rainfall
  • IMF cuts global GDP growth projection to 3.2% in 2022 and 2.7% in 2023
  •  NASA announces DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) mission test of September successful
  •  UN General Assembly elects 14 countries to fill seats in 47-member Human Rights Council
  •  Venezuela: 43 dead in landslides in Las Tejerias city
  •  Japan’s Nissan sells Russia business for 1 euro, takes $687 million loss

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  • Delhi: Businesses can now remain open 24×7, over 300 applications cleared by L-G
  •  Govt to organise PM-National Apprenticeship Melas on Oct 10
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to attend Annual Meetings of IMF-World Bank in Washington, US on Oct 11-16
  •  Centre starts online portal for handicraft artisans to participate in marketing events
  •  Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) hosts Conference on B20 Indonesia Global Dialogue
  •  India gets 4th set of Swiss a/c details under annual automatic information exchange framework
  • IMF cuts India’s 2022-23 GDP forecast to 6.8%, flags global inflation crisis
  •  MDs, CEOs of ARCs can’t have more than 3 terms in office without a cooling-off period of 3 years
  •  RBI raises minimum capital requirement for setting up ARCs to Rs 300 cr
  •  RBI asks banks to set aside capital, provisions for unhedged forex exposure
  •  RBI allows SPDs (standalone primary dealers) to undertake all foreign exchange-related activities
  •  Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari launches Toyota’s first of its kind pilot project on Flexi-Fuel Strong Hybrid Electric Vehicles in India
  •  India offers 26 oil and gas blocks in latest mega offshore round
  •  NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) launches Responsible AI Hub and Resource Kit
  •  Suzlon secures 144.9 MW wind power order from Aditya Birla Group for projects in MP, Gujarat
  •  Hormuzd Masani re-appointed Treasurer of the International Audit Bureaux of Certification (IFABC) for 2022-2024
  •  FICCI’s 16th Annual Healthcare conference – FICCI HEAL 2022 organised in New Delhi
  • Cabinet extends Rs 22,000 crore as one time grant to oil PSUs to cover losses in domestic LPG
  •  Cabinet approves Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for the North East Region for remaining four years of 15th Finance Commission from 2022-23 to 2025-26
  •  Govt amends Multi State Cooperative Societies Act to bring in transparency
  •  NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) acquires 5.6% stake in govt’s e-commerce project ONDC (Open Network for Digital Commerce) for Rs 10 crore
  •  Retail (consumer price index-based) inflation rises to a five-month high of 7.4% in September
  •  Index of Industrial Production (IIP) declines 0.8% in August
  •  Govt forms panel to study WHO reports on deaths linked to 4 Indian syrups

  • India (282/3 in 45.5) beat South Africa (278/7 in 50) by seven wickets in second ODI at Ranchi, level 3-match series 1-1.
  •  Pankaj Advani wins gold medal at IBSF World Billiards Championship in Kuala Lumpu
  • FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura visits India ahead of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup
  • FIFA U-17 Women World Cup inaugurated at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar; India lose 0-8 to US in their 1st match
  •  India (105/3 in 19.1) beat South Africa (99 in 27.1) by 7 wickets in final ODI at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi; win series 2-1
  •  Kenyans Ruth Chepngetich (women’s), Benson Kipruto (men’s) win Chicago Marathon
  •  Red Bull driver Max Verstappen wins 2022 Formula One Championship
  •  World Carrom Championship held in Langkawi, Malaysia; India’s Rashmi Kumari and Sandeep Dive win singles titles
  •  India’s S. Shrikrishna wins World 6-red snooker title in Kuala Lumpur
  • National Games end at Surat in Gujarat; Services tops medals tally with 61 golds; Harshika Ramchandran (Karnataka): best female player, Sajan Prakash (Kerala): best male player
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