Current Affairs Compendium of October for CLAT 2020
150th Gandhi jayanti / International Day of Non- Violence 2019.
World Space. Theme : “The Moon : Gateway to the stars”.
World Teachers Day.
World Mental Health Day. Theme : “Suicide Prevention”.
International Day of the Girl Child. Theme : “GirlForce : Unscripted and Unstoppable.”
‘World Food Day’
International Day for the eradication of Poverty .
United Nations Day.
Nobel prize 2019
William Kaelin, Peter Radcliffe and Greg Semenza
Abhijit Banerjee , Ester Duflo and Michael Kremer
james Peebles , Michael Mayor and Didier Queloz
John Goodenbugh, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshima
Olga Tokarczuk (2018) Peter Handke (2019)
Abiy Ahmed Ali (Ethiopia Prime Minister)
“India’s most powerful women in media” award - kalli purie (india today’s vice chairperson)
UNHRC – Nansen Refugee Award 2019 given to Kirgizstan’s Human rights lawyer Azizbek Ashurov
15th International Children’s peace prize 2019 given to Sweden’s Climate Activist - Greta Thunberg and Divina Maloum
EDELGIVE HURUN INDIA PHILANTHROPY LIST 2019
Makes a list of top 100 generous Indians, and the top three places of the list are given to –
1. Shiv Nadir
2. Azim Premji
3. Mukesh Ambani
Leading award for fiction category and English language
Jointly won by – Margeret Atwood (The Testament) and Bernardine Evaristo ( Girl, Woman, Other).
UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME
4th Asia Environmental Enforcement Award
Senior IFS Officer – Ramesh Pandey
Boeing 777- 300ER : India’s first special aircraft with missile defence system that will only serve President, Vice President and Prime Minister of the country from June 2020.
First Government-Operated day-care Recreation centre for senior citizens to be opened in Leh.
SUMAN Scheme for pregnant women launched by the government. It provides for free maternity healthcare benefits for pregnant women, new mothers (for upto 6 months post-delivery) and all the sick new-borns.
‘Bharat ki Laxmi’ – an initiative by PM Narendra Modi. Brand Ambassadors – Deepika Padukone and PV sindhu.
Odisha government has signed a letter of understanding (LoU) with UNICEF to provide Safe Drinking water in The State.
47th Chief Justice of India
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
Controller General of Accounts
Mr. J.P.S. Chawla
National Security Guard DG
Anup Kumar Singh
ICC Independent Director
European Central Bank President
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General
Indonesia’s President (2nd term )
Pourtgal- Prime Minister
Tunisia – President
Chief of Airport Authority in India
CM of Haryana (2nd term )
Manohar Lal Khattar
1st Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh
Radha Krishna Mathur
1st Woman PM of Belgium
Important Rankings in 2019
Military strength Ranking
1st - Rank USA
4th - Rank India
Global Competitive Index Ranking released by World Economic Forum
1st - Rank Singapore
68th - Rank India
Henely Passport Index, 2019
1st rank - Japan and Singapore
82nd rank - India
Forbes India Rich List 2019
1st Mukesh Ambani (12th Consecutive year )
India Innovation Index 2019 by : NITI AAYOG
2nd Tamil Nadu
Global Hunger Index ( Data of 117 countries )
First Global Health Security Index 2019
57th – India
ICC Under-19 World Cup will be hosted by South Africa.
Interpol’s 91st Assembly will be hosted by India.
Two Female Astronauts of the United States of America have become the first all-female to carry out a spacewalk – Christina Koch and Jessica Meir.
Three Important events that were held in New Delhi, India in 2019 are –
Drone Innovators Summit – 2019 by : World Economic Forum
‘India Sports Summit – 2019 : $10 Billion Opportunity’ By : The confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
11th Nuclear Energy Conclave for 2019. Theme : “ Economics of Nuclear Power – Innovation towards safer and cost Effective Technologies”
10th Indo-US Joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar 20219’ Venue : Seattle, US.
2nd Indo-Japan joint military exercise ‘Dharma Guardian 2019’ Venue : Vairengte, Mizoram.
1st National Hindi Science writers conference 2019. Venue : Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 19-20 Won by Karnataka .
Baharain International Series 2019 (Badminton) Men’s Single Title won by priyanshu Rajawat .
World Youth Chess Championship was hed in Mumbai. The gold medal was won by an indian : R. Praggnanandhaa.
Golden Shoe Award (Highest number of goals) : Lionel Messi (6th golden shoe won by him).
9th YONEX Dutch Open was held in Netherland. Men’s single title was won by Lakshya Sen .
11th AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship was held in Russia. Silver medal won by Manju Rani.