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CURRENT AFFAIRS FROM10th, 11th & 12th OCTOBER, 2018

POLITY & GOVERNANCE

1. Beyond Dispute: The Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Facts
2. Rohingya deportation: Judiciary has stepped back from its own principles
3. Section 151A of the Representation of the People Act 1951 mandates ECI to fill casual vacancies
4. More teeth for NHRC : Panel requires independent investigation mechanism, diversity in composition
5. Cabinet nod to merger of skill development bodies

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

1. Farewell to South Asia
2. World Bank’s 1st Human Capital Index: India ranks 115, lower than Bangladesh & Nepal

ECONOMY

1. Power politics at play
2. Antibiotics to grow farm animals raise superbug
3. PM addresses event to mark launch of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

1. NASA’s New Horizons probe to flyby the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft

ENVIRONMENT

1. India’s first ever National Environment Survey to kick off in 24 states, 3 UTs in Jan, 2019
2. Govt issues norms for minimum Ganga flow

Date
Saturday, October 13, 2018