- Latest Current Affairs 31 October 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates Vigilance Awareness Week 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Vigilance Awareness Week 2018 in New Delhi.
Hashimpura Incident: Delhi HC sentences 16 ex-policemen: Delhi High Court on Wednesday sentenced 16 ex-policemen to life imprisonment for killing 42 people of a minority community in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre incident in Uttar Pradesh.
HM Rajnath Singh flags off ‘Run For Unity’ in Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today flagged off the Run for Unity from Delhi’s Dhyanchand stadium as India pays tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary.
Sports Minister RS Rathore inaugurates National Unity camp of KVS: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore on Wednesday inaugurated the National Unity camp ‘ Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’, of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan in New Delhi.
Anupam Kher resigns as FTII chairman: Actor Anupam Kher has resigned as the chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India citing commitments to an international TV show for which he has to be stationed in the US.
Home Minister flags off Run For Unity on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: India is known for its diversity and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had ensured that the country remains united with its uniqueness, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Wednesday.
PM Modi dedicates to the nation world’s tallest statue – Statue of Unity on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary today: The Statue of Unity, a 182-meter giant structure built in honor of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was dedicated to the nation on Wednesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Last rites of martyred DD News camera person Achyuta Nanda Sahu performed: The last rites of martyred DD News Cameraperson, Achyuta Nanda Sahu, were carried out in his hometown in Odisha.
Sri Lankan President agrees to consider convening of Parliament session: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly agreed to consider convening of Parliament session at an early date. This came following his meeting with Parliament speaker Karu Jaysurya Wednesday evening.
Possible seabed position of crashed Lion Air jet located: A massive search effort has identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia’s military chief said Wednesday, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered from a 15 nautical mile search area.
If vote of account not approved, President can dissolve Parliament: Sri Lankan education minister: Amidst continuing political stalemate in Sri Lanka, a government minister has claimed that President has the power to dissolve Parliament if vote of account presented by new government is defeated.
India jumps 23 places in ease of business ranking: India has leaped 23 places in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business rankings. India is now 77th from 100th in the previous rankings. There have been improvements in Six out of 10 indicators, and India has jumped 65 places in the last four years, but the Government is not resting on its laurels. The Prime Minister wants India in the top 50.
Djokovic beats Sousa in straight sets at Paris Masters: Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record-extending fifth Paris Masters title with a 7-5, 6-1 win against Joao Sousa in the second round on Tuesday, and lent a helping hand to a spectator in the process.
India eye another home series win before entering next phase of WC tune-up: India go into the final ODI Thursday eyeing another home series triumph against the West Indies, a far cry from the dominant force it was when the city last hosted a 50-over international three decades ago.
Scientists develop tool to check fake news on social media: Scientists have developed a web-based tool to help monitor the prevalence of fake news on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.