Important Current Affairs 31 October 2018
1. Which city will organise the “Clean Air” Campaign from November 1st to November 5?
This is being organized in collaboration with Government of Delhi and four major NCR cities. 52 teams have been formed (44 Delhi and 2 each four NCR cities).
2. Which company recently bought the Red Hat software company?
IBM acquired the Red Hat Software company in a 34 million dollars cash and debt deal.
3. Which country will be the partner country for the 25th DST – CII Technology Summit?
Netharland is the partner country of India for the DST – C II Technology Summit.
4. What is the height of “Statue of Unity” inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 31st October 2018?
The “Statue of Unity” is the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Home Minister of India and the height of Statue of Unity is 182 metre.
It is situated near Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada river.
5. Who designed the statue of “Statue of Unity”?
The Statue of Unity is designed by sculptuor Ram V. Sutar.
6. Which country launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond?
The Republic of Sychelles is the world’s first country to launch sovereign blue bond.
It is a financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects.
7. What is the theme of Mangaluru Lit Fest 2018?
The theme is “The Idea of Bharat”.
The fest will be organised in Mangluru from 3rd November to 6th November 2018. The main aim of Kit Fest is to highlight the literary and cultural diversity of Mangaluru.