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One Liner GK Current Affairs- 9 October 2018

One Liner GK Current Affairs- 9 October 2018
Daily Current Affairs & GK Update 9 October 2018
In the Current Affairs & GK Update of 9 October 2018 we cover  all important National,International,Financial,Sports news, nominations, agreements which are relevant for upcoming IBPS PO,IBPS Clerk,SSC,IBPS RRB,STATE PSC exams.We at Achieversrule regularly provide One Liner Current Affairs and GK Updates to keep our candidates prepared for Current Affairs section of Banking,Insurance exams and current affairs exam.
  • The four-day long mega science expo, India International Science Festival (IISF-2018) concluded in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.IISF was inaugurated by the President Ram Nath Kovind. IISF 2018 also saw two major Guinness World Records being made one of which was a World Record successful attempt to “isolate DNA” by 550 students from class 8th to 10th standard.The theme of IISF-2018 was "Science for Transformations".

  • Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired Ghauri ballistic missile which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kilometers, bringing many Indian cities under its range. 

Importance of the day:
  • 9th October is celebrated each year as World Post Day.The theme selected for the 2018 competition is: "Imagine you are a letter travelling through time. What message do you wish to convey to your readers?".

Science and Technology:
  • Google will be shutting down Google+ for consumers as part of a data privacy measure announced on Monday.The move comes as the company revealed that a previously undisclosed security flaw exposed hundreds of thousands of Google+ users' profile data.

  • Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, C. R. Chaudhary, is leading the Indian delegation to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)- EXIM Bank, Regional Conclave on India-West Africa Project Partnership being held in Abuja, Nigeria on 8th – 9th October 2018.

Financial News:
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday forecast a growth rate of 7.3% for India in the 7.4% the next year.In 2017, the growth rate was 6.7%.
  • The Centre in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19. The Sovereign Gold Bonds will be issued every month from this month to February next year. 
  • The National Housing Bank (NHB) on Monday increased its refinance limit to Rs 30 000 crore to make more funds available to eligible housing finance companies.It had initially set a limit of Rs 24 000 crore this year (July 2018-June 2019) for refinancing eligible institutions.

  • Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary produced a stunning world record effort as India bagged 11 medals, including three gold, on a productive day at the Asian Para Games in Jakarta.
  • Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the first gold medal for India at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina by lifting a combined weight of 274kgs in the Men's 62kg Group A event of weightlifting.

  • Prime Minister of Pakistan:Imran Khan.
  • Currency of Pakistan:Pakistani Rupee.
  • Capital of Pakistan:Islamabad.
  • Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution: C. R. Chaudhary.
  • Capital of Nigeria: Abuja.
  • Currency of Nigeria:: Nigerian Naira. 
  • Managing Director of International Monetary Fund:Christine Lagarde.
  • Headquarters of IMF:Washington DC,USA.
  • CEO of Google:Sundar Pichai.
  • Asian Para Games 2022 will be hosted by Hangzhou,China.
  • Sovereign Bonds will be sold through banks, Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited, designated post offices and recognised stock exchanges National Stock Exchange of India Limited and Bombay Stock Exchange Limited.
  • Capital of Argentina:Buenos Aires.
  • Currency of Argentina:Argentine Peso.
  • Official Mascot of Youth Olympic Games 2018: Pandi.
  • IISF 2017 was held in Chennai,Tamilnadu.
  • 9th October declared as World Post Day by the Universal Postal Union(UPU)by Universal Postal Union(UPU).

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