Current Affairs October 2017 – GK Updates – 2017 Nobel Prize Laureates
1st October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» India defeated Australia and won the Five Math One Day International Series by 4-1.
2nd October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» October 2nd is Mahathma Gandhi birth anniversary. October 2nd is International Day of Non Violence. The day is being celebrated in the name Gandhi’s birth anniversary.
»» In the field of Medicine the Nobel Prize 2017 is awarded to America-born scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young. They have been selected for this award for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms.
3rd October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» In the field of Physics the Noble Prize 2017 is offered to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne. The Nobel Prize is given to them for their
invention of gravitational wawes.
4th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» SBI’s new Chairman is Rajnish Kumar. He will join the office on 7th Oct 2017 and replace Arundhati Bhattacharya.
»» In the field of Chemistry the Nobel Prize for the year 2017 is awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson. They developed Cryo-
electron (cryo-EM) microscopy which makes it possible to portray biomolecules in a 3D form after freezing them very fast.
5th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» In the field of Literature, British writer Kazuo Ishiguro selected Nobel Prize.
6th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) awarded along with Noble Peaced Prize.
»» Today in the GST council, the Union Government declared to put gem and jeweler dealers out of the Prevention of Money Landering Act (PMLA)
»» Today the FIFA Under 17 World Cup tournament launched in India.
9th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» US-born professor Richard H. Thaler is selected for Nobel Prize in Economic Science for his contribution to behavioral economic.
11th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Anupam Kher is selected as Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)’s new Chief.
12th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» USA has has took decision to pull out the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
15th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Roger Federer won Shanghai Masters. He defeated Rafeal Nadal 6-4, 6-3.
16th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» 16th OCTOBER is World Food Day.
»» Nirmala Sitharaman, defense minister launched indigenous-built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS Kiltan at the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam.
18th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» George Saunders of United Nations of America awarded Man Booker Prize for his best novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
21st October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Spains Garbine Muguruza named as WTA player of the year (WTA – Woman Tennis Association)
22nd October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Asia Cup Hockey 2017 is won by India. India defeated Malaysia to grab this Cup.
»» Virat Kohli achived 31st One Day Internationals century against with New Zealand in Mumbai. (Sachin Tendulkar 49 One Day International centuries)
»» Kidambi Srikanth Indian Ace won Denmark open super series. He defeated South Korea’s Lee Hyun II in the final.
25th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Girija Devi classical singer of India (Queen of Thumbi) expired at her 88 years age.
»» Cristiano Ronaldo named as worlds best male footballer at FIFA Best Football Awards.
28th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Javed Akthar famous writer and lyricist awarded with Pandit Hridayanath Mangeshkar for the year 2017.
»» FIFA-U-17 world cup winner is England. England defeated Spain by 5-2 score.
29th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Virat Kohli is the sixth Indian to reach 9000 runs milestone in IDIs. He hit this score during the match with New Zealand in Kanpur. And he is the fastest batsman to reach this point.
»» Kidambi Srikanth of India won French Open Super series final by defeating Kenta Nishimoto.
David Miller of South Africa achieved fastest T20I CENTURY with a 36 ball innings in a match against Bangla
31st October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» 31st October is National Unity Day. We celebrate the on the occasion of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.
»» Wold shortest laser pulse (only 43 attoseconds duration) are successfully generated by Switzerland scientists.