Important Current Affairs 2 November 2018

1. Which famous bollywood actor’s birthday is celebrated on 2nd November?

2nd November is the birthday of the king of millions, Shah Rukh Khan.

2. The Union Government has approved to change the name of which Odisha Airport?

Jharsuguda Airport will be renamed to Veer Surendra Sai Airport.
Veer Surendra Sai was one of the greatest freedom fighters of Odisha.

3. Who took over as the 12th chief of Integrated Defense Staff?

Lieutenant General PS Rajeshwar took over as the 12th Chief of integrated Defense Staff on 1st November 2018.

4. Which state government launched the “Soura Jalanidhi” on 30th October 2018?

It was launched by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to help farmers in irrigating their land by enhancing the use of Solar Energy.

5. Which day is celebrated as International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists?

The 2nd November is observed in commemoration of the assassination of two French journalists in Mali on 2nd November 2013.

6. Which country will host 2019 World Corporate Games?

Qatar will host the 23rd World Corporate Games in 2019.

Its aim is to bring together the local,  regional and international business sporting community.

7. Which country will host the 2020 Formula One race?

Vietnam will be hosting the 2020 Formula One Race in April 2020. It will be the 3rd South Asian country after Malaysia and Singapore to host Formula One Race.

8. Which Indian boxer has been named as the brand Ambassador of Women’s World Boxing Champions 2018?

Boxer Mary Kom has been named as the brand ambassadors of the 10th edition of Women’s World Boxing Championship on 31st October.

India will host the Women’s World Boxing Championship from November 15th 2018.

9. What is the name of the India’s first microprocessor developed?

India’s first microprocessor, ‘Shakti’ is developed by the researchers of IIT Madras.

10. Where was the 4th NITI Ayog-DRC dialogue was held?

The fourth NITI Ayog and DRC dialogue was held in Mumbai. It was headed by DRC (Development Research Center) president Mr. Li Wei and NITI Ayog Vice-chairman Dr. Rajiv Kumar.

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