Important Current affairs 26 October 2018

1. Who has been appointed as the first ever female President of Ethiopia?

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Sahle Work-Zwede has been appointed as the first ever female President of Ethiopia he will succeed she will succeed Mulatu Teshome Wirtu.

2. Who inaugurated International Arya Mahasammelan 2018?

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President of India Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Arya Mahasammelan 2018 in Delhi.

It basically discusses modernization, women empowerment, prevention of superstition, tribal welfare etc.

3. Who is the newly appointed Managing Director and CEO of Paytm Payments Bank?

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Satish Kumar Gupta has been appointed as the new Managing Director and CEO of Paytm Payments Bank. He has earlier served as Deputy General Manager at State Bank of India.

4. Which country successfully tested the world’s largest Cargo Drone?

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Feihong-98 (FH-98) is the name of the drone tested by a Chinese company. It has the capacity to carry 1500 kg of payload. The maximum capacity is 5250 kg.

5. Who won the bronze medal in World Wrestling Championship, 2108 in women’s freestyle 57 kg category?

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Pooja Danda defeated Grace Bullen of Norway by 10-7 to win the bronze medal in 57 kg category.

6. India signed an agreement with which country to enhance inland and coastal waterways connectivity?

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India signed three agreements with Bangladesh for enhancing inland and coastal waterways connectivity for trade and cruise movements. One of the agreements being the use of two ports in Bangladesh Chattogram and Mongla for trade to and from India.

7. NATO’s biggest military exercise “Trident Juncture 2018” will take place in?

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It is taking place in Norway from October 25, 2018 to November 7, 2018.
It has brought together almost 50,000 personnel that includes 29 NATO allies along with partners Finland and Sweden.

8. Who inaugurated the Krishi Kumbha 2018?

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It was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lucknow.

9. Which are the official partner countries and partner states of Krishi Kumbh 2018?

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Partner Countries- Israel and Japan

Partner States- Haryana and Jharkhand

10. According to the latest FIFA rankings, released on 25 October 2018, which is the number one football team?

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Belgium is the number one football team followed by France.

India ranked 97th.

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