Latest Current Affairs of October 2019

The Indian Forest Services officer who has been chosen for the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award by the United Nations Environment ProgrammeRamesh Pandey
The UN Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People from Philippines who has been awarded the 2018 Peace Award by the UK based Gandhi FoundationMs Victoria Tauli Corpuz
India's first private train which was flagged off by UP CM Yogi Adityanath is scheduled to run between the stationsLucknow - New Delhi
The rank of India in the 2019 Military Strength Ranking released by Global Firepower (the list topped by USA, Russia and China)Fourth
The venue of the 4th edition of annual military exercise KAZIND 2019 between India and Kazakhstan army being conducted from 02 Oct to 15 Oct 2019Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand
The venue of the 14th edition of Indo–Mongolian joint military training Exercise Nomadic Elephant-XIV, to be conducted from 05 Oct 19 to 18 Oct 19Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh
The company which has been chosen for the UN Global Climate Action Award for Carbon Neutral Now categoryInfosys Ltd
The venue of the tenth Joint Military Exercise Ekuverin between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force to be organised from 07 to 20 October 2019 Aundh Military Station in Pune
The sportsperson who has been presented the most effective Swachchta Ambassador award on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at the India Today Safaigiri SummitShri Sachin Tendulkar

Nobel Prizes 2019
1.MedicineWilliam G. Kaelin Jrfor their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe
Gregg L. Semenza
2.ChemistryJohn B. Goodenoughfor the development of lithium-ion batteries.
M Stanley Whittingham
Akira Yoshino
3.PhysicsJames Peeblesfor theoritical discoveries in physical cosmology.
Michel Mayorfor discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar type star
Didier Queloz
4.PeaceAbey Ahmed Ali (PM of Ethiopia)for his important work to promote reconciliation, solidarity and social justice..
5.Literature 2019Peter Handkefor an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience
6.Literature 2018Olga Tokarczukfor a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019

From 27 Sep 2019 to 06 Oct 2019

Venue: Doha, Qatar

Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium

No of participating countries: 209

Medals Tally

Medals Tally


Winner of men's 100m dash: Christian Coleman (USA) 9.76 seconds

Winner of women's 100m dash: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price (Jamaica) 10.71 seconds

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Important Days of October

International Day of Older Persons: 01 October

Designated by : United Nations General Assembly

First Observed in: 1991

Theme: The Journey to Age Equality

International Day of Non-Violence: 02 October

Designated by : United Nations General Assembly

First Observed in: 2007

World Teacher's Day: 05 October

Established by : UNESCO

Theme: Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession

First Observed in: 1994

World Habitat Day: 1st Monday of October (07 October)

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First observed: 1986

Theme: Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth

World Post Day: 09 October

Designated by : Universal Postal Union

First Observed in: 1969

World Mental Health Day: 10 October

Designated by : World Health Organisation

Theme: Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention

First Observed in: 1992

Abbreviations in News

PRAKASH - Power Rail Koyla Availability through Supply Harmony