Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport is the world’s most punctual airport.


1. Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport is the world’s most punctual airport.

Kempegowda International Airport  ,  Bengaluru  has been ranked as  the world’s  most punctual airport for the last three months consecutively.  This has come to light in the on-time performance report  of   aviation analytics firm  Cerium . The Serium report ranks the punctuality of airports around the world based on the percentage of flights departing within 15 minutes of scheduled time.

2 Raghubar Das was appointed as the Governor of Odisha and Indra Sena Reddy Nallu was appointed as the Governor of Tripura.

President Draupadi Murmu   has appointed new governors  for  Tripura  and  Odisha . According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan release,  Indrasena Reddy Nallu  has been made the Governor of Tripura. He   will replace Satyadev Narayan Arya . Whereas  Jharkhand  former  Chief Minister  Raghuvar Das  will be the new Governor of Odisha. Mr. Das   has been appointed in place of outgoing Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal .

3rd World Health Summit 2023

World Health Summit in 2023   was held in Berlin, Germany , and  participated online from 15 October to 17 October under the theme  “ A Defining Year for Global Health Action ”. On behalf of India, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Bharati Pravin Pawar participated virtually in this conference.

4 Under the initiative of Union Textile Ministry, National Handicraft Exhibition-Gandhi Weavers Fair started in Kolkata.

Union Ministry of TextilesNational Handicraft Exhibition-Gandhi Weavers Fair   started in Kolkata under  the initiative of Its main objective is to increase the sales of Khadi clothes across the country and generate people’s interest in Khadi products. N S Patel, Technical Superintendent of Weavers Service Center of the Ministry, inaugurated the fair at Manjusha Bhawan in Dhakuria. He said that plans have been made to organize such fairs across the country. This time of Sharad Utsav has been chosen to increase awareness and business opportunities about Khadi in the state. This fair will continue till 31st October.

5 Announcement of four percent increase in dearness allowance of  central employees

the government has  increased dearness allowance for central employees by four percent to 46 percent  . Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur said that this decision will   benefit 48 lakh 67 thousand central government employees and 68 lakh pensioners. This increase is based on the accepted 7th Pay Commission recommendations. Including both dearness allowance and dearness relief, there will be an annual impact of Rs 12 thousand 857 crore on the government treasury.

6 Approval for 13 giga watt renewable energy project in Ladakh

 The Committee  on Economic Affairs  has approved the Inter-State Transmission SystemGreen Energy Corridor Phase-2 project  for  13 Giga Watt Renewable Energy Project  in  Ladakh . The project   is targeted to be established by 2029-30 . Its total  estimated cost  is more than Rs 20 thousand seven hundred 73 crore . Keeping in mind the complex terrain, adverse climatic conditions and defense sensitivity of the Ladakh region, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited will be the implementing agency for this project. To extract this power, the transmission line  will  go through  Himachal Pradesh  and  Punjab to Kaithal  in  Haryana  , where it will be integrated with the national grid. To provide electricity to Jammu and Kashmir, it   will also be connected to Leh-Alusteng-Srinagar line . this project   will contribute to achieving the target of five hundred giga watt installed power capacity from non-fossil fuels by the year 2030.

7 ‘Gadkari’: ‘Expressway Man of India’ Biopic

 A biographical film on  Union Road Transport and Highways Minister  Nitin Gadkari  is scheduled to release on October 27 . This film titled ‘Gadkari’ will highlight various aspects of his life. To play the role of Nitin Gadkari in this biopic Actor Rahul Chopra  has been chosenThe film celebrates his inspiring journey from an ordinary political activist to an eminent cabinet minister who has left an indelible mark on the Indian infrastructure landscape.

8 Uttar Pradesh government launches ‘Clean Festival, Healthy Festival’ campaign

The Uttar Pradesh government  has started  a special cleanliness drive in temples and surrounding areas  in view of  the upcoming  festivals . For this, Yogi government is running ‘ Clean Festival, Healthy Festival ‘ campaign. The Urban Development and Energy Department has issued orders for cleanliness in all the municipal bodies of the state.The Urban Development and Energy Department, giving the basic mantra of ‘ Cleanliness is next to Godliness issued the message of celebrating festivals like Navratri, Dussehra and Diwali as ‘Clean Festival, Healthy Festival’. Have done. According to a statement issued by the state government, the department has directed all civic officials and employees to ensure better cleanliness of the areas, roads and streets around religious places, monasteries, temples and Durga Puja pandals. Instructions have been given.

9 The festival of Kati Bihu was celebrated in Assam.

Bihu festival  is considered very important  in Assam  state  .  Kati Bihu festival was celebrated here on  18 October 2023 (Kati Bihu 2023). According to the Assamese calendar,  this festival   is celebrated in the month of Kati . This festival   is also known as Kangoli Bihu . Let us tell you that Bihu festival  is celebrated  three times in Assam  . Bhogali or Magh Bihu  which is celebrated in the month of January. After this  Rongali or Bohag Bihu  in the month of April and finally  Kongali or Kati Bihu  is celebrated in the month of October. The reason behind Rongali Bihu being celebrated in the month of October is that during the time of Rongali Bihu, grains are produced in the fields here.

10 Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan on Oman visit

Minister of State for External Affairs  V. Muraleedharan  discussed   cooperation and opportunities in various fields with Oman  ‘s Economy Minister  Said Al Sakri to further strengthen relations between the two countries. Mr. Muralidharan   also visited Sultan Qaboos Mosque . He appreciated the architectural grandeur and spiritual atmosphere of this mosque, a symbol of Oman’s rich cultural heritage. This is the third visit of the Minister of State for External Affairs to Oman. He will hold several high-level talks in Oman and meet various Indian community organisations. Will also inaugurate an exhibition of unique Indian artefacts in the National Museum of Oman.

11 RBI imposed fine of crores on ICICI and Kotak Mahindra Bank

The Reserve Bank of India  has  implemented various provisions of the Banking Regulation Act  and the RBI. Due to violation of the instructions of  ICICI . Twelve crore 19 lakh rupees  on  bank  and  Kotak Mahindra  bank A fine of  Rs 3 crore 95 lakhI.C.I.C.I. The Bank sanctioned or sanctioned loans to companies in which two of its directors were also directors in the company. It was said in the statement that I.C.I.C. The bank also marketed and sold non-financial instruments. Apart from this the bank also failed to report the fraud to the Reserve Bank within the prescribed time limit. In the case of Kotak Mahindra Bank, R.B.I. The statement said the bank failed to ensure that customers were not contacted after 7 pm and before 7 am. Kotak Mahindra Bank also charged interest from the due date of the loan instead of the actual date of disbursement, contrary to the terms and conditions of the sanction. Despite there being no provision in the loan agreement to levy prepayment penalty on loans withdrawn/recovered by the bank, the bank also levied recovery charges.

12 Center approves minimum support price of Rabi crops for marketing year 2024-25

The government has   approved an increase in the minimum support price for six Rabi crops  of  the marketing year 2024-25 . Information and Broadcasting Minister giving information to journalists in New Delhi after the Cabinet meeting  Anurag Singh Thakur  said the highest increase of Rs 425 per quintal has been approved for lentils, followed by Rs 200 per quintal for mustard. Has been done. He said that an increase of Rs 150-150 per quintal has been approved for wheat and safflower. Mr Thakur said the Cabinet has also approved an increase of Rs 115 per quintal for barley and Rs 105 per quintal for gram. Shri Thakur said that the increase in Minimum Support Price for mandatory Rabi crops for marketing year 2024-25 is in line with the announcement made in the Union Budget 2018-19 to fix the Minimum Support Price at a level of at least 1.5 times. He said the government is promoting crop diversification towards oilseeds, pulses and millets to increase food security, increase farmers’ income and reduce dependence on imports.

13 Northern Railway decided to run 34 puja-special trains

To avoid crowding during the upcoming festivals,  Northern Railway  has   decided to run 34 Puja special trains . Shobhan Choudhary, General Manager of Northern Railway, said that these special trains  will mostly  be run for Eastern India . He said that adequate number of coaches will be added to these trains for the convenience of passengers. Shri Chaudhary said that during the festival season the national  capital  special arrangements, including special desks and crowd management systems, would be made at railway stations in

14 Bathukamma Festival celebrated in Telangana

Bathukamma, the nine-day annual festival of flowers,  is being celebrated with great enthusiasm across  Telangana  . It is a colorful floral festival traditionally   celebrated by the women of the state with beautiful local flowers . This festival  marks the beginning of monsoon (in southern India).  is celebrated with theLocal flowers like ‘Gunuka,’ ‘Tangedu,’ ‘Banti,’ and ‘Nandi-vardhanam’ are used in abundance during this festival. The festival begins a week before ‘Saddula Bathukamma’ (the grand finale of the Bathukamma festival) and is celebrated two days before Dussehra. It begins each year on Bhadrapada Amavasya according to the Telugu version of the Hindu calendar and continues for nine days of Navratri. During the entire initial week, women make ‘Boddemma’ (an earthly idol of Gauri i.e. Maa Durga) along with Bathukamma and immerse it in the pond. The tradition of this festival helps in strengthening the ponds and maintaining water conservation. The festival strengthens the coordination between humans, earth and water resources with rituals aimed at conserving natural resources.

15 NSDC joins hands with Coca-Cola India to launch ‘Super Power Retailer Programme’

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC),  functioning under  the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship,  has joined hands with Coca-Cola India to launch   ‘ Super Power Retailer Programme ‘. Part of the Skill India Mission, this collaborative initiative aims to   strengthen the retail sector in the states of Odisha and Uttar Pradesh . The program is designed to enhance the capabilities of small and micro retailers, equipping them with the knowledge and skills required to thrive in the ever-evolving retail landscape.

16 Indian Army to start ‘Chanakya Raksha Samvad’ talk series

Indian Army is going to set up a platform for important discussions on security matters with the launch of  “ Chanakya Raksha Samvad ”. This dialogue series, aimed at bringing together experts to exchange insights on critical security issues, is an important step towards increasing strategic awareness.  Chanakya Raksha Samvad will be inaugurated under the chairmanship of Army Chief  General Manoj Pandey . The inaugural edition of the dialogue series will be tentatively scheduled  for the first or second week of November.  planned to be held

17 IGNCA’s film ‘Looking for Challan’ receives the prestigious National Film Award

‘ Looking for Challan ‘,  a heart-touching film  produced by  Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts (IGNCA) and directed by Bappa Ray has been awarded the prestigious National Award under the ‘ Best Investigative Film ‘ category. Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi and Bappa Ray, Member Secretaries of IGNCA,   received this prestigious honor from President Smt. Draupadi Murmu at a glittering ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi . The film was awarded the prestigious ‘ Rajat Kamal ‘ (Certificate of Excellence) and  Rs 50,000.   was awarded

18 In Ladakh, Thasgam councilor Dr Zafar Akhone was elected unopposed as the chairman of the 5th Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil.

 In  Ladakh , Thasgam Councilor Dr. Zafar Akhone  as Chairman of the  5th Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil  was elected unopposedCouncilor Panchok Tashi from Padum Constituency and Nasir Munshi from Chaskor Constituency proposed the name of Dr. Zafar Akhone as the Chairman of the Council Kargil, after which Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, Shirikant Bala Saheb Suse announced his name. .

19 Israel’s ‘Iron Beam’ missile defense system

Israel  tests  its new laser-based ‘ Iron Beam ‘  missile defense system . The system   is designed to destroy short-range rockets, artillery and mortar bombs . The system can also intercept unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Its range is up to 7 kilometers. Arrow 2, Arrow 3, David’s Sling and Iron Dome Iron Beam is the sixth element of Israel’s integrated missile defense system, in addition toIron Beam uses a fiber laser to generate a laser beam to destroy airborne targets. The main advantages of using Directed Energy Weapons compared to conventional missile interceptors are lower cost per shot, unlimited number of firings, lower operating costs and less manpower. No interceptor debris also falls on the protected area.

20 President Draupadi Murmu inaugurated ‘Bihar Agriculture Roadmap 2023-2028’ in Patna.

President  Draupadi Murmu reached Patna on  her three-day  visit to Bihar , where  she was welcomed by  Governor  Vishwanath Arlekar , Chief Minister  Nitish Kumar  and Deputy Chief Minister  Tejashwi Prasad Yadav . The President  launched the fourth  ‘ Agriculture Road Map: 2023-2028 ‘ of Bihar in Patna. She will attend the convocation ceremonies of three different institutions in Bihar. In this road map,  an action plan  has been made for the development of agriculture in the state in the next five years. Agriculture and eleven other related departments have been included in this action plan. More than 1800 farmers and 700 members of Jeevika-Didi self-help groups participated in the Agriculture Roadmap programme. The President  will visit Takht Sri Harminder Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh,  in  Patna city  and offer prayers. It is known that the President   will attend the first convocation ceremony of Mahatma Gandhi Central University  in  Motihari on Thursday. After this,  she will also address the first convocation ceremony of All India Institute of Medical Sciences , Patna. President Murmu   will also go to Gaya to attend the third convocation of South Bihar Central University .

21 CCI approval for merger of IDFC with IDFC First Bank

Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC)  has  received approval from the Competition Commission of India (CCI)   for its merger with IDFC First Bank  . The regulatory filing issued said that CCI vide its letter dated October 17, 2023 has informed that it has considered and approved the combination under the green channel route.

22 Ashutosh Sharma broke Yuvraj Singh’s record of fastest half-century

Railways  middle-order batsman  Ashutosh Sharma  has  broken Yuvraj Singh ‘s record  of   the fastest half-century by an Indian . Ashutosh  scored a half-century in just 11 balls  against  Arunachal Pradesh  in the Group C match of  Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in Ranchi.  scoredYuvraj had set a record for the last 16 years by scoring a half-century in 12 balls against England in the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007.

23 World Stroke Day 2023

World Trauma Day  is celebrated  every year  on 17 October . The purpose of celebrating this day is to make people aware about the causes, symptoms and prevention measures of trauma. Trauma can affect a person at any age. It affects people both physically and mentally.