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Current Affairs : 08-10-2018 in English

National

  • During November-December 2018, Assembly elections will be held in - Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Telangana.
  • First Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLC) Free Zone in India - South Railway.
  • On October 7, 2018, The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference of India Region is beginning in - Guwahati, Assam.
  • The National Dolphin Research Center (NDRC), the first Dolphin Research Station in Asia & India, will be built in - Patna, Bihar.

International

  • The countries are conducted joint military exercise called "Kamandag", which began on October 6, 2018 in San Antonio (Philippines) - Japan, America and the Philippines.
  • Since 1945’s World War II, this country participated for the first time in the military exercises on foreign soil - Japan.
  • Theme of World Space Week 2018 - Space United the World.

Banking

  • The government has appointed as MD and CEO of IDBI Bank for a period of six months - Rakesh Sharma.

Sports

  • Winner of the men's singles in 'Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship 2018' - Siddhartha Vishwakarma.
  • Winner of Women's Singles in 'Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship 2018' - Mehak Jain.

Person In News

  • India's new permanent representative in UN Conference on Disarmament at Geneva - Pankaj Sharma.

General Knowledge

  • Assembly election in India is organized after every - 5 years.
  • Half of the estimated 3,000 dolphin in India is found in the state of – Bihar.
  • The world's first artificial satellite - Russia's Sputnik 1 (4 October 1957).
  • World Space Week – 4-10 October.
  • The first experiment of the TV broadcasting in India was successful in the year - 1975.
  • Headquarter of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament - Geneva (Switzerland).
  • United Nations Conference on Disarmament established in the year – 1984.