October Current Affairs 2017

Monthly Current Affairs

  • The venues of India’s First Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra for Skilling in Smart Cities – New Delhi
  • The city where the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj opened the new chancery complex of the Indian High Commission – Dhaka
  • The telecom firm whose merger has got the final nod from the Department of Telecommunications – RComSistema
  • The head of the RBI’s 10-member committee on ‘High-Level Task Force on Public Credit Registry (PCR) for India’ – YM Deosthalee
  • The person appointed by the govt as its representative to hold dialogue on Kashmir issue – Dineshwar Sharma
  • The new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the India Post Payments Bank – Suresh Sethi
  • Winner of the 2017 Macau Open golf tournament – Gaganjeet Bhullar
  • The richest sports personality in the world, according to the latest Forbes’ Rich List – Cristiano Ronaldo
  • The state which recently awarded the National Lata Mangeshkar Award to various personalities – Madhya Pradesh
  • India’s next ambassador to Switzerland – Sibi George
  • The state where PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the first phase of the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro ferry service – Gujarat
  • Shinzo Abe’s party which with its coalition partner secured an absolute majority in Japan recently – Liberal Democratic Party.
  • The country to which Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited recently – Philippines
  • The country which India defeated to win the 2017 Asia Cup Hockey championship in Dhaka – Malaysia
  • Winner of the United States Grand Prix 2017 – Lewis Hamilton
  • The three private sector banks which has been given govt’s nod to sell more small savings schemes along with the public sector banks – ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank & Axis Bank
  • Winner of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier 2017 – Kidambi Srikanth
  • The rate at which banks will provide funds to women self help groups in rural areas under DAY-NRLM – 07 per cent
  • The first-ever tri-services military drill conducted recently between India and Russia – Indra 2017
  • The person who resigned recently as the Solicitor General of India – Ranjit Kumar
  • India’s peddler who completed a golden sweep in Egypt in table tennis recently – Selena Selvakumar
  • Winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders
  • The most authentic brand in India as per the report by Cohn & Wolfe – Google
  • The most authentic brand in the world – Amazon.com
  • The committee which had recommended the introduction of the Rural Postal Life Insurance (RPLI) – Malhotra Committee