Important October 2017 current affairs

20 most important current affairs for BPSC PT2018:

  1. DELAMANID– new TB drug
  2. Nobel Peace Prize 2017 awarded to ICAN.
  3. Nobel Prize In Literature: KAZUO ISHIGURO
  4. Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple in Madurai (Tamil Nadu) has been adjudged the best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ (clean place) in India.
  5. Recently, fourth International dialogue on Civilisation was conducted in New Delhi.
  6. Recently the Minister of Human Resource Development announced that Paika Rebellion (Odisha) will be renamed as “First War of Independence”.
  7. Niti Aayog along with the Health ministry has started ranking district hospitals through ‘Health of our Hospitals’ index.
  8. India has ranked 100 among 119 developing countries as per report titled “2017 global hunger index: The inequalities of hunger”.
  9. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017: Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young=> Circadian Rhythm.
  10. Nobel Prize In Physics: Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.
  11. Nobel in Chemistry: Joachim Frank, Jacques Dubochet, and Richard Henderson => high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy.
  12. Government has decided to establish Turtle Sanctuary at Allahabad under Namami Gange programme.
  13. Nobel Prize In Economics: Richard Thaler=> behavioural economics.
  14. Recently, gold options were launched for the first time in India on Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX).
  15. Recently, Ro-Ro (‘roll-on, roll-off) Ferry Service was launched in Gujarat between Ghogha and Dahej.
  16. Uday Kotak panel on corporate
    governance.
  17. Ease Of Doing Business: World Bank- India at 100th rank.
  18. US withdraws from UNESCO (established in 1946 and is based in Paris).
  19. Catalonia- Spain, Kurdistan- Iraq, Chabahar port- Iran, Djibouti- just off the Gulf of Aden.
  20. Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)- Iran nuclear deal between Iran, the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security CouncilChina, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States—plus Germany)

👉most important September 2017 current affairs for BPSC PT 2018


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