20 Important Current Affairs of 18 October 2023

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Hello learned readers! Here are the key current affairs for 18 October 2023 that you should be aware of for your exam preparation. This consolidated news summary will help you save precious time and stay updated on the latest happenings in India and around the world.

Let’s start with the top national current affairs today.

National Current Affairs

Q1. Which indigenous aircraft carrier was recently commissioned into the Indian Navy?

  • INS Vikrant

Q2. What is the name of the initiative launched by the government to develop and rejuvenate 75 water bodies in each district?

  • Mission Amrit Sarovar

Q3. The Union Cabinet approved the implementation of which river linking project at a cost of Rs 44,605 crore?

  • Ken Betwa river linking project

Q4. Which modules were released by the Health Minister to build capacity of doctors on post-COVID complications?

  • Post COVID Sequelae Modules

Q5. Who unveiled the logo, theme and website for India’s upcoming G20 Presidency?

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi

International Current Affairs

Q6. Who resigned as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after being in office for just 45 days?

  • Liz Truss

Q7. Which country launched massive missile strikes across Ukraine including the capital Kyiv?

  • Russia

Q8. An earthquake of what magnitude on the Richter scale struck Indonesia’s West Java province?

  • 6.4

Q9. Which country was certified as malaria-free nation by the WHO recently?

  • Sri Lanka

Q10. Which Gulf city announced plans to build the region’s first Space Simulation Complex?

  • Dubai

Sports Current Affairs

Q11. Who won the women’s singles title at the National Squash Championship in Chennai?

  • Dipika Pallikal-Karthik

Q12. Which Indian boxer bagged the gold medal at Elorda Cup 2022 in Kazakhstan?

  • Shiva Thapa

Q13. Which country will host the 2026 T20 World Cup as announced by ICC?

  • India

Q14. The ISSF Shooting World Championship Rifle/Pistol began in which country?

  • Egypt

Q15. Which Australian opener announced retirement from Test cricket recently?

  • David Warner


This summarizes some of the important current affairs questions and answers from October 18, 2023 that can be useful for your exam prep. Make it a habit to stay updated with the latest happenings by reading newspapers, magazines and online news portals daily. All the best!

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