TNPSC Current Affairs 2018 in English 18.11.2018 – Download as PDF


1.President Ram Nath Kovind is on a week-long state visit to Vietnam and Australia.

2.4-day Regional meeting of World Customs Organisation held in Jaipur

World Customs Organisation:
♦ Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium.
♦ Secretary-General: K. Mikuriya.

3.2-day 9th Session of the India – Kyrgyz IGC concluded in New Delhi

♦ Capital: Bishkek.
♦ Currency: Kyrgyzstani som.

4.India’s First Elephant Hospital unveiled in Mathura, UP

Uttar Pradesh:
♦ Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath.
♦ Governor: Ram Naik.

5.India, Morocco signed pactsto combat global terror including ISIS

♦ Capital: Rabat.
♦ Currency: Moroccan dirham.

6.Government of India and ADB signed $300 Million Loan to support IIFCL in New delhi, India

IIFCL -India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited 

7.Government of India and ADB signed $105 Million Loan to Support Hydropower Transmission in Himachal Pradesh

♦ Headquarters: Manila, Philippines.
♦ President: Takehiko Nakao.

8.Government to pay employers 7-weeks maternity leave given to staff

9.Dr. Saroj Suman Gulati conferred with Global Education Leaders Award 2018

10.Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian to become CEO of Google Cloud

11.9th Annual Defence and Security Dialogue between India and China held in Beijing

♦ Capital: Beijing.
♦ Currency: Renminbi.

12.Ex-IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh joins OYO as CEO for India, South Asia

About OYO Hotels:
♦ Founded – 2013
♦ Founder and Group CEO – Ritesh Agarwal

13.China builds an ‘artificial sun’ that reaches temperatures six times that of Sun

14.Ad Guru Padmashri Alyque Padamsee passes away at 90

15.‘Toxic’ declared Oxford Word of the Year 2018


November 17 – International Students Day

November 17 – National Epilepsy day



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