Important Current Affairs 29 October 2018
1. Who won the recently held Irish Presidential Election?
Michael D Higgins was reelected the President of Ireland. He received the 56% of the country’s electoral vote.
Businessman Peter Casey came second with 23.1% votes.
2. Who won the Presidential election of Brazil on October 28, 2018?
Jair Bolsonaro won it by defeating Fernando Haddard. The former army captain will take charge on January 1, 2019.
3. Who won the Men’s Hockey Asian Champions Trophy 2018?
India and Pakistan were declared the joint winner of Asian Champions Trophy. The final was called off due to heavy rain in Muscat, Oman on 28th October 2018.
4. Who won the Swiss Indoors 2018 title?
Roger Federer won the Swiss Indoors title played at Basel, for the ninth time. It was his 99th career title.
5. What was the theme for India Mobile Congress 2018?
The theme for IMC 2018 was “New Digital Horizons- Connect Create Innovate”. It was concluded on 27th October 2018.
6. What is the name of India’s first engine-less train?
Train 18, India’s first engineless train that was unveiled on 29th October 2018. It can run up to the speed of 160 kilometre per hour.